Thursday, September 29, 2016

Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Opens Its 44th Season at Scullers Jazz Club on September 29

The world renowned Aardvark Jazz Orchestra is opening its 44th season at  Scullers Jazz Club at the Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel in Boston on at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016.

The performance includes the world premier of founder Mark Harvey's Northeast Express, and music from Duke Ellington. 

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online or at the venue, or by calling 617 562-4111.

Scullers has recently undergone a complete restoration and moved to the second floor of the hotel, according to jazz promoter Fred Taylor.  Here is a schedule of upcoming performances

To find out more about jazz in Massachusetts, visit or read the MassJazz Travel Guide

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Singer Al Jarreau Headlines Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival in Boston on September 24

Jazz singer Al Jarreau

Jazz fans from around New England and beyond are heading to Boston today for the annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, a dazzling display of jazz and related music from around the world.

The festival takes place from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in the South End neighborhood of Boston at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Avenue.  The festival is free to the public and everyone is welcome.

Headlining this year's festival is jazz vocalist Al Jarreau, considered one of the finest jazz singers of his generation.  He performs at 5:00 p.m. on the Capital One Stage.

Here is a full lineup of performers.

In addition, check out the food court, artisan tents, and meet local organizers of JazzBoston and WGBH radio, including radio host Eric Jackson.

Find details on jazz throughout the year by visiting or reading the 2016 MassJazz Guide online.  You can also pick up a free copy of the Guide at any of these locations.or at the BeanTown Jazz Festival.

For information on visiting Massachusetts, go to

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