This Saturday night Roland Barber and the Swingtime Showstoppers will be performing at the 5 Spot: Cover is $10, the show starts at 7:00pm. The 5 Spot is located at 1006 Forrest Ave. in East Nashville.
Video of Roland Barber’s CD release show at 3rd & Lindsley produced by Make it Pop Creations.
Trombonist, vocalist and bandleader Roland Barber has been a prolific session player. His impressive list of credits includes backing such vocalists as Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan, and playing with jazz greats Wynton Marsalis and Trombone Shorty, plus the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Spanish Harlem Orchestra. Now a mainstay on the Music City scene since returning here from New York City, Barber has a forthcoming debut album called Heat Expressed, Art Finessed, which features him heading a group that also includes premier bassist Jim Ferguson, Barber’s outstanding saxophonist brother Rahsaan, and drummer Ulysses Owens. Autographed copies will be available at tonight’s album release party, and special guests include organist Charles Treadway, bassist Jon Estes, saxophonist Cord Martin and drummer Jennie Hoeft.
Roland Barber & Friends [including Charles Treadway (B3 organ), Jennie Hoeft (drums), Jon Estes (bass), and Cord Martin (saxophones)] will be performing at 3rd & Lindsley Thursday, July 17, celebrating the release of Barber’s “Heart Expressed, Art Finessed” album. 3rd & Lindsley is located at 818 3rd Ave S., Nashville, TN 37210. Doors are at 9:00pm; cover is $10.