The Front Row, Friday, 8/08/2008

Today Grammy-Award nominated Tim Hagans and his band of local jazz all-stars preview a concert set to perform at DiverseWorks on Sunday. We also talk with director Chris Eska and producer Connie Hill about August Evening, their prize-winning independent feature film, which has its Southeast Texas premiere tomorrow evening at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston…
August Evening is a prize winning independent feature film, which details the inevitable changes that disrupt the lives of an aging migrant farm-worker and his young, widowed daughter-in-law. Its director, Rice University graduate Chris Eska, and one of the two producers, Connie Hill chat with St. John Flynn. Listen. Download.
 
New York based jazz trumpet-player Tim Hagans is headlining his own concert, "Subversive Jazz" Sunday evening at DiverseWorks. He and the band of Houston all-stars who will perform with him are gathered in Studio 3-C in the company of KUHF's resident jazz maven, Eric Ladau. Listen. Download