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Jon Irabagon: Channeling Charlie Parker In The Black Hills

An un-planned flight from peak Covid spread in New York City in March 2020, led jazz saxophonist and composer Jon Irabagon to escape to in-laws located next to the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota. Winner of the 2008 Thelonious Monk Competition and named “Musician of the Year” in 2012 by The New York City Jazz Record, Irabagon has been noted for his “extraordinary eclecticism” as referenced in a 2019 article by Jazz Times critic Thomas Conrad… [ read more ]


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