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Jonathan Scales Fourchestra Visits Akron, Showcases Unique Musical Processes

The Jazz fusion band that celebrated a birthday bash for Scales on Sept. 14, includes (left to right) Elon JD, Jonathan Scales and Maison Guidry.

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 26, 2019

To celebrate his 35th birthday, Jonathan Scales and his Fourchestra made a last-minute stop at BLU Jazz+ on Market Street in Akron, their self-proclaimed “favorite city in Ohio,” on Sept. 14. Scales describes his music as a complex blend of jazz and steel pan elements as well as unique rhythmic pa...