In the jazz world, making it big isn't what it used to be. Record sales are down, instrumentals don't make hit songs, and even Grammy-winners need day jobs. But for those with the right combination of talent, dedication and luck, it's still possible to make a living and good music.
By Alex Smith
Kansas City, MO – It looks like the time has come for one local musician who's hooked up with an internationally-known band. KC Currents' Alex Smith talks with Jeff Harshbarger, who's on tour with Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey.
Hear Jeff Harshbarger play with Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Jardine's.