Here are additional photos of last week-ends event of terrific jazz.

Awesome bassist Harrison Bankhead came from Chicago.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

Festival organizer Milt Cannon of Charles McPherson on sax was a definite highlight of the event, here with Harold Landon on piano, Harrison Bankhead on bass and on drums the amazing Buddy Banks.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

Charles McPherson.

Most recently Charles McPherson composed, arranged and produced the gorgeous musical extravaganza “Sweet Synergy Suite” – a Jazz Ballett, in coorporation with the San Diego Dance Co. under the direction of choreographer Javier Velasco.

It was aired live on ‘jazz88’ on March 9. 2014 to a [9] minute standing ovation with overwhelming internet response.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

Here is Charles McPherson with Harold Landon, Harrison Bankhead, Anthony Reed on trombone, Brian Messenger on guitar and Buddy Banks on drums.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

Anthony Reed, in the background is Miles Dalto on piano.

[photo by Steven Bochinski]

One really cannot say enough about the level of excellence that this years performers brought to the Arcosanti stage. It was an absolute treat!

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