TBone Paxton with the RJ Spangler Quintet at Urbanbeat Event Center

Brown Paper Tickets uploaded this event on February 8, 2020


Urbanbeat Event Center
1213 Turner Street
Lansing, MI


Fri, March 20, 2020
8:30 pm



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John Tbone Paxton Takes the Spotlight in Back in Your Own Backyard

Following in his fathers musical steps, Tbone is a true son of the jazz age. He has played with many of Detroits great band leaders. Fans of Detroit Music Factoryrecording group Planet D Nonet know Tbone as the bands featured singer and trombone soloist, but he has also shared stages with such prominent jazz, blues and R&B luminaries as Earl King, Sir Mack Rice, Pinetop Perkins and Eddie Palmieri.

The tracks on Back in Your Own Backyard are a selection of pre-WWII jazz and transitional rhythm and blues tunes. Theyre not the most famous tunes, but theyre some of the most moving. This isnt Gershwin or Cole Porter; these are tunes from the dark corners of The Great American Songbook, or as Tbone likes to call them, the non-standard standards....

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