Mandolin and piano duo to play in Brandon

BRANDON — Two of Vermont’s jazz musicians, mandolin maestro Jamie Masefield and pianist Tom Cleary, will perform an evening of music at Brandon Music this Saturday. Their program includes music by classical composers Samuel Barber and Bela Bartok to jazz heroes like Horace Silver and Ralph Towner and then to more pastoral landscapes from the likes of Neil Young as well as their originals. The concert on Feb. 1 begins at 7:30 p.m. Cleary, a renowned pianist, teaches in the University of Vermont and FlynnArts … (read more)

A trio of mandolins brings fine music to Lincoln

LINCOLN — Matt Flinner, Jamie Masefield and Will Patton and will perform at Burnham Hall, 52 River Road in Lincoln, on Saturday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The trio brings together three of Vermont’s finest mandolinists for a rare evening of bluegrass, jazz an … (read more)

Monkton mason specializes in dry stone walls

SUDBURY — Dry stone walls are a familiar tradition in New England, but who builds and repairs them nowadays?  Jamie Masefield, for one!  The mason from Monkton was working on Monday at rebuilding a stone wall at Miller Hill Farm nursery and gardens off Ro … (read more)