• Jazz in the Spotlight with Brooklyn’s A Tree Grows

    Photo by Amber Gress   One of the most fascinating things about music as an artform is its ability to touch and inspire the soul of so many that it can unite a community around it. It is the hearth of a community, so to speak, giving hope and reflection in a society cluttered with noise and information overload. Just like the Brooklyn rock explosion that occurred several years ago, jazz in this legendary corner of NYC has been undergoing a renaissance. With Manhattan being overly expensive these days and artists finding it harder to find gigs there, Brooklyn has come to play a vital role in the city’s larger…