Sunday, January 29, 2012

Jazz Pianist Jason Moran at New England Conservatory in Boston for lectures and performances, January 30 - February 2


Jazz pianist, composer and scholar Jason Moran is at the New England Conservatory in Boston this week for a series of artist-in-residence engagements with the NEC faculty, students and staff, as well as the general public. 

Monday, January 30, Moran conducts an Entrepreneurial Symposium at Pierce Hall at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 31, Moran conducts a Solo Piano Master Class at Keller Room at 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 1, Moran conducts a Trio Master Class at Pierce Hall at 1:00 p.m., where he is joined by other members of his trio, bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits.

Thursday, February 2, Moran and his trio introduce the New England premier of In My Mind, which blends music, video and recorded samples for an immersion into the life and art of jazz pianist Thelonious Monk.   The event takes place at NEC's Jordan Hall at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to this event can be purchased online.

To read Moran's notes on the In My Mind project, click here.

For year round details on jazz concerts, lectures, festivals, campus events, radio stations, and jazz clubs throughout Massachusetts, visit MassJazz.com.

For visitor information, go to MassVacation.com or BostonUSA.com.

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