Tom Scott at Squashed Grapes, Ventura Ca.
“The coolest place in town!” proclaims Tom Scott. He’s referring of course to Squashed Grapes – aka “Your Neighborhood Winery and Jazz House.” – aka “The Birthplace of the Jazz Renaissance in Ventura.”
Saturday October 24th was Tom’s second performance date at the Grape. His first time in went so well that owners Adam Randall and Josh McNutt had to establish two seatings, two shows, this time to accommodate the fans. This seating arrangement is yet another first for the Grape. Typically they ask artists to play 3 sets with open seating.
They’ve been through many growing pains these past few years. As they harvest their own grapes and make their own wine, they have to plan far ahead for their yield...