Taking bluegrass to new, jazzy levels

Alison Brown and her bluegrass/jazz fusion quartet play Key City Theatre.

Alison Brown and Garry West.

Alison Brown and Garry West.

Banjo virtuoso Alison Brown and her bluegrass/jazz fusion quartet, featuring John R. Burr (piano/keyboards), Garry West (bass) and Kendrick Freeman (drums) appeared at the Key City Theatre Sunday, Nov. 18, taking Bluegrass into new dimensions. Creston’s Elena Yeung and her band Kootenay Special— Karl Sommerfeldt (fiddle), Keith Larsen (guitar) and Steve Jones (bass) opened up the show.