Hartford Marathon

Hartford: Jazz City

Hartford: Jazz City

On Monday night, thousands of people gathered in Bushnell Park and answered the question unintentionally posed by Hartford's clunky motto, "Hartford Has It" — Hartford has what?

Hartford has jazz.

The occasion was the first Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz concert of the season, with five more scheduled. The crowd — a blend of cultures and hues as harmonious as the music — sat on blankets and folding chairs and filled in the lawn from the band shell to the Capitol....