David Harris, Jeff Robinson

UPDATED Aug. 19: An interactive performance was held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, by the local jazz band TNT at the Roasted Granola Cafe, 1346 Mass. Ave. 

The band was to play two sets of instrumental music, inviting the audience to participate. The setlist was posted to TNT's website for those interested in learning the lyrics and singing along.

Previous to Aug. 11, when the band was also at the cafe, the quartet's first public performance in Arlington was at the Spring Fling in Arlington Heights earlier this year.

“We encourage people to sing with the band as we play the music. Music brings people together, and we hope the singalong can help with that as well,” the band’s tenor saxophone player Jeff Robinson wrote in an email to YourArlington. 

According to Robinson, an Arlington resident, TNT has been performing as a group for three years. They primarily play instrumental versions of 1960s and '70s classics -- soul and R&B hits.

TNT started as a duo between Robinson and fellow Arlingtonian Dave Harris, who plays the tuba. Later, drummer Jim Arhelger and guitarist Jim Logan were brought onboard. More information about the band can be viewed on their website >>

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This news announcement was published Aug. 9, 2023, based on information from TNT band member, Jeff Robinson. Brynn O'Connor, YourArlington's assistant to the editor, prepared the copy. It was updated Aug. 19.