Monday, September 17, 2007

Stanley Maxwell wins Relix Magazine’s November 2007 "JamOff" Contest

Stanley Maxwell has won Relix Magazine's November 2007 "JamOff" contest for unsigned artists. Stanley Maxwell will be featured on the November Relix CD sampler, which is included with over 100,000 issues of the internationally distributed magazine.

Relix is a publication dedicated to jam bands and improvisational music. Some of the artists who have appeared on past samplers include Bela Fleck, Frank Zappa, Les Claypool, Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Greyboy Allstars, Antibalas, Martin Sexton, Page McConnell, Galactic, and Phish. Visit Relix Magazine online:

Stanley Maxwell wins "Best Jazz Band" in 2007 Hartford Advocate Grand Band Slam Readers’ Poll

My band Stanley Maxwell won the "Best Jazz Band" category in the 2007 Hartford Advocate Grand Band Slam readers' poll. Stanley Maxwell performed a set during the "Indoor Slam" on Thursday, August 2, 2007 at Black-Eyed Sally's in Hartford:

As we enjoyed Black-Eyed Sally's award-winning BBQ and Cajun cooking for dinner, Eight to the Bar started the evening with R&B and soul. Ryan Hartt & The Blue Hearts ended the night with blues tunes.

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