Burlington jazz saxophonist Brian McCarthy re-imagines Civil War songs

Brian McCarthy. Photo: www.brianmccarthyjazz.com
Brian McCarthy. Photo: www.brianmccarthyjazz.com

It’s not uncommon to hear jazz arrangements of popular songs. But it isn’t very often that songs from the Civil War get turned in to jazz tunes. But Burlington saxophonist Brian McCarthy has done just that, and is now embarking on a Kickstarter campaign to get the songs recorded. Joel Hurd tells us more.

Brian McCarthy’s website

The Better Angels Of Our Nature Kickstarter page