Where We Live: Acoustic Bicycle Tour

Taylor Ho Bynum takes jazz on the open road

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Taylor Ho Bynum and his traveling pocket cornet
Photo:Chion Wolf
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Where We Live: Acoustic Bicycle Tour

 

Despite social networking sites like Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter, some argue that today’s world is more disconnected than ever. 

So, what to do about this disconnect?  Today we’ll talk to a musician who is trying to make deeper connections with the world around him.

Jazz musician Taylor Ho Bynum connects with nature by getting out on his bicycle.  Now, he’s combining his music and his cycling into the “Acoustic Bicycle Tour.”  It will take him and his pocket cornet to venues around New England.  

He kicks off his two-week, 1,000 mile tour tonight at Firehouse 12 in New Haven.  On this ride, he’ll hook up with fellow musicians and ensembles in venues ranging from state parks to art galleries to concert halls.

 

See Bynum this weekend:

Friday 9/10 - Firehouse 12 - 8:30PM
45 Crown St
New Haven, CT, USA 06510

Saturday 9/11 - Wesleyan University - 8PM
Crowell Concert Hall
Middletown, CT, USA 06459

Sunday 9/12 - Real Art Ways - 2PM
56 Arbor St
Hartford, CT, USA 06106


  

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Taylor Ho Bynum

We are honored to culminate Taylor's bicycle tour with a duo concert with jazz icon Anthony Braxton at UMass on Sept. 22. Here's hoping Taylor's lips and legs hold out!

Taylor Ho Bynum at Real Art Ways, Hartford Sunday

We are so excited to have Taylor Ho Bynum biking up to Hartford to play at Real Art Ways this Sunday September 12 at 2 PM. It's a free event. We're at 56 Arbor Street, Hartford.