SIFF 2014: Quincy Jones, Part 3/3–An Evening with the Justin Kauflin Trio

Thursday, June 5 Before Thursday's concert, I had never been to the Triple Door.  If you have the money, it's a beautiful venue, though watching a show there and eating dinner will put you back $60 or more. I got there early and saw Justin Kauflin enter the building, along with Candy, his guide dog, and … Continue reading SIFF 2014: Quincy Jones, Part 3/3–An Evening with the Justin Kauflin Trio

SIFF 2014: Quincy Jones, Part 2/3–An Evening with Quincy Jones

Wednesday, June 4 Introduction The next Jones event was the tribute to him, where he received the Lifetime Achievement Award.  I was there in the morning when they brought in a piano, though it wasn't for Jones, but for Justin Kauflin, a young blind pianist who was discovered by Clark Terry (or "CT," as Kauflin refers to him), … Continue reading SIFF 2014: Quincy Jones, Part 2/3–An Evening with Quincy Jones