Stefon Harris, Scofield/MMW, Modern Groove Syndicate News Bits
On May 15, Equality Now, an international women’s rights organization will host ?On the Road to Equality: Honoring Men on the Frontlines,? an evening of jazz and readings highlighting the growing number of men who are working to end violence and discrimination against women. Stefon Harris and Kenny Barron are among those performers. More info here. . . John Scofield has reunited with Medeski, Martin, and Wood for an album and tour. According to John?s site, recording has been completed and it will be out in the fall on MMW?s new self-owned label. . . The Modern Groove Syndicate began recording their latest effort last month. Check out the ?In the Studio?? feature (and fantastic renditions of the musicians that were drawn and painted on the spot) at Jambands.com.