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Jason DeCristofaro: Immersed in Music

Western North Carolina is ripe with creative talent. For a pleasant diversion (or to supplement their income), many residents play music. A much smaller number are completely immersed in the world of music, drawing artistic fulfillment and their livelihood through a life in music. Jason DeCristofaro is just such an individual. His work includes piano

30 Days Out, August 2020 #2: Jazz Night, Lovely World, Consider the Source, Steep Canyon Rangers

This edition of “30 Days Out” features four shows in or near Asheville. The roundup is a mix of live-in-person and livestream events. For the non-virtual ones, the standard caveat continues to apply: check your local listings before heading to the venue. You never know what’s going to happen these days. Artist: Jazz Night at

A Passion for Jazz: Jason DeCristofaro

Jason DeCristofaro has a full schedule. Looking only at his list of performances booked for the second half of 2018, one finds over 70 engagements. And these aren’t all the same show over and over: the prodigiously-talented musician—he plays vibraphone, piano and various percussion instruments—works in many different genres. But his primary focus as an