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Jason Anick Trio at Portsmouth Book & Bar

Portsmouth Book & Bar
40 Pleasant St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
United States603-427-9197

The Jason Anick Trio performs live at Portsmouth Book and Bar.

Talk to the abundantly gifted violinist Jason Anick and the phrase jazz without borders will invariably come up.  What the axiom means to Anick is a contemporary jazz that is stylistically inclusive in nature, a jazz that brings whatever it can to the party, unwilling to cut something out of the mix for fear of it not fitting prescribed boundaries. The Jason Anick Acoustic Trio is a perfect example of this open minded approach, fusing together contemporary jazz, classical, and new acoustic music. Rounding out the trio are guitarist Max O’Rouke and bassist Greg Loughman, world-class musicians and creative forces in their own right.

Full Bio:

One of the youngest violin professors at Bostons Berklee College of Music, Anick is considered a rising star in the world of jazz violin and mandolin (Downbeat Magazine). In addition to leading his own contemporary jazz ensemble and performing with the Rhythm Future Quartet, Anick has been touring and recording with Grammy award-winning Nashville guitar virtuoso John Jorgenson since 2008 when he was recruited while still a senior at the Hartt Conservatory.

Over the past few years, Jason has been focusing on arranging and composing for the Rhythm Future Quartet, which he started with Finnish guitarist Olli Soikkeli. With performances all over the U.S. and Europe, the Rhythm Future Quartet is rapidly becoming one of the preeminent Gypsy jazz groups in the country.

A versatile musician and sought after side-man, Anick has also shared the stage with an array of artist like Stevie Wonder, Tommy Emmanuel, The Jim Kweskin Jug Band, John Sebastian, Delta Rae, and Girls, Guns and Glory. With performances all over the world from China, Europe, and Japan and renowned venues like the Montreal Jazz Festival, Blue Note, Smalls Jazz Club, Scullers Jazz Club, Yoshi’s, Iridium, TD Garden, Regattabar, NPR, and The Late Night Show, Jason has proven himself to be a leader in the ever-growing contemporary string world.

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