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Expanding the Palette of Jazz in ColumbusJanuary 2018 (Columbus, Ohio)Combining a blend of jazz styles, Silent Bell Quartet is a new projectfrom a familiar group of Columbus music scene veterans. The band hasshowcased as part of the line-up of the Jazz Series at M, a CameronMitchell restaurant in downtown Columbus. Tossing out older jazzstandards, they have developed their instrumentals of early legacyalbum-oriented rock. This is classic rock re-imagined for saxophone,guitar, bass and drums.Silent Bell Quartet consists of members of the central Ohio band TraceMarie & Blue Level. Their versatility of influences, drawn together byCraig Fernandezs sax improvisational flow, creates a sonic appeal thatwill break new ground, adding to the landscape of great live music incentral Ohio. Guitarist, Bradley Scott notes, Weve performed anevolving mix of familiar pop and original songs for over 10 years now.The experience has led us to expand our sound in a new direction. Wereproud to be part of Columbus musical tradition and ready to add somenew spice to the stew with this latest instrumental project.Tenor and soprano saxophonist Craig Fernandez states, Ourarrangements are built on choosing great compositions from a particularera of rock and pop in the 1960s and 1970s. I like to approach our songslike a vocalist. An element of what I am attempting to do is to sing themelody with my saxophone. Bassist, Adam Koltnow mentions, Thisclassic rock jazz chill is perfect for many venues while giving thelistener a new way to view the heritage of a jazz standard. Discovermore and contact Silent Bell Quartet at www.bluelevelmusic.com.