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A healthy dose of jazz

A healthy dose of jazz

Some might see an odd destiny — if not exactly Jerry Garcia’s “long strange trip” — in the formation of the 3-year-old Jazz Docs band.

Its five members form a sort of Venn diagram — with Ellicott City dentist Hank Fasteau somewhere in the middle — with a complexity approaching the jazz compositions they practice every Wednesday at the Damon Foreman Music Academy in Glenwood.

Fasteau on drums and fellow dentist Gary Anderberg on trumpet are joined by Glenwood internal medicine specialist Scott Maurer on bass, retired piano teacher Kathy McGinn of Columbia back on her instrument, and guitarist Damon Foreman of the eponymous music...