Ken Lovern’s OJT
- Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- The Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., Lawrence
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: All ages
Ken Lovern's OJT (Organ Jazz Trio) at the Jayhawker Pub in the Eldridge Hotel. Funky Instrumental Organ Jazz from 7-10.OJT consists of Ken Lovern on Hammond Organ, Brian Baggett on guitar,and Kevin Frazee on drums. The group's self-titled CD earned KenLovern the "Unsigned Artist of the Month" honor in the May 2006 issueof Keyboard Magazine.OJT plays a wide variety of music in its unique organ jazz bag. Thegroup plays many tunes in the style of the predecessors such as JimmySmith and Brother Jack McDuff. The group, however, also plays modernpop tunes such as Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" in their own uniqueboogaloo-inspired way. Even tunes from the Grateful Dead have made itinto the OJT set list. Lots of original compositions by the group arefeatured as well.