The MSD News! 

Hey Folks By looking at the up-coming dates for MSDQ, one might think we are living at Asterisk Restaurant & Bar. Not quite, but John & Tracy Bach-Sorensen have not only established one of Newport's finest restaurants, they are preserving Newport's well-known reputation in Jazz history with live music through the weekend. The MSD Quintet on Friday, The MSD Duo on Saturday & Sunday. Please visit http://asterisknewport.com/ for their information, or call 401.841.8833... MSDQ hosted an open session…

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MSDQ News! 

Hey Folks Just a note to catch-up on what's been happenin' with MSDQ! A couple of performances of note in the month of July were @ The Newport Blues Cafe, and The King's Park Gazebo in Newport. A thanks to Jim Quinn for having MSDQ @ The Newport Blue's Cafe, and their soundtech Pete @ Newport Blue's for a great night on Newport's finest stage. Always fun playing there, and www.newportblues.com has the latest for upcoming performers. The Newport Independent Music Festival has been hosting…

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MSDQ July News! 

Hey Folks The MSD Quintet was pretty active this past 4th of July weekend, and it was a blast! On the 4th, MSDQ was @ POP in Newport, for a cool session after the fireworks. MSDQ was honored to have Jeff Fountain sitting in on drums for the night, and Jeff was on it! Thanks Jeff, and thanks to Carl, Rich, Ericka, and the POP staff for their warm hospitality. Billy Goode's in Newport hosted an early evening session with The MSD Quintet on Sunday, and MSDQ was happy to have tenor saxist Bob Merrill…

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MSDQ News! 

Hey Folks This is our first entry into The MSD Quintet's news/journal, and this will be the place to find the latest with MSDQ... The summer of 2008 has been pretty busy for MSDQ, and we just finished 3 days of doing performances/clinics for the kids in the Newport, RI elementary schools. Some of theses kids will be our future musicians, so it is important to pass along to them what we have learned...and IT WAS A BLAST!!! A huge thanks to Loren Palmer for putting it all together. The schools will miss…

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