Thursday, May 31, 2018

Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Performs at Regattabar in Harvard Square on June 1

Photo by Steven Sandick

The Yoko Miwa Trio is performing at the Regattabar jazz club inside the Charles Hotel in Harvard Square, Cambridge at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 1, 2018.

Show tickets are available online or by calling 617 395-7757.  Yoko is joined by Brad Barrett on acoustic bass and Scout Goulding on drums. 

A native of Kobe, Japan, Yoko first came to Boston in 1997 on a full scholarship.  Today she is a full time teacher there, teaching about 30 students a semester.  She performs regularly with her trio in Boston and New York City.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Jazz in Massachusetts This Weekend - Joshua Redman, Los Van Van, Pink Martini, Keyon Harrold & More

Los Van Van from Cuba

Check out great live jazz coming up in greater Boston this weekend, May 18-20, 2018.

Friday, May 18
Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti
The Cabot Theatre
286 Cabot Street, Beverly
thecabot.org/events/category/concerts


Pink Martini
Berklee Performance Center
105 Mass Ave, Back Bay, Boston
berklee.edu/


Keyon Harrold
Scullers Jazz Club
400 Soldiers Field Road
Allston, Boston
scullersjazz.com/upcoming-events/


Broken Shadows
Regattabar Jazz Club
Charles Hotel
Harvard Square, Cambridge
regattabar/


Saturday, May 19
Joshua Redman & Brooklyn Rider
Berklee Performance Center
105 Mass Ave, Back Bay, Boston
berklee.edu/


Sunday, May 20
Fred Taylor Presents
Los Van Van from Cuba
Hosted by Jose Masso, WBUR’s Con Salsa
Somerville Theatre
somervilletheatre.com


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Pink Martini Performs at Berklee on May 17-18


Pink Martini comes to the Berklee Performance Center in Boston's Back Bay at 8 p.m. on May 17-18, 2018. Purchase tickets online or at the venue. 

With a repertoire that crosses genres of classical, jazz, and golden-era pop music, Pink Martini draws inspiration from music from all over the world and performs in 22 languages.
The self-proclaimed “little orchestra” is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Sympathique, its first and most popular album.

Find year round details on live jazz & blues in Massachusetts at massjazz.com.
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Monday, May 7, 2018

Jazz Legend Ron Carter Performs at Regattabar in Harvard Square on May 11-12


The Ron Carter Trio, led by one of jazz's most influential bass players, is performing four concerts at the Regattabar in the Charles Hotel, Harvard Square, on May 11-12, 2018.

The group performs at 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 617 395-7757. 

Considered among the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz history, Carter has more than 2,200 albums to his credit, according to his biography. He has recorded with greats including: Tommy Flanagan, Gil Evans, Lena Horne, Bill Evans, B.B. King, the Kronos Quartet, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, and Bobby Timmons, Jaki Byard, Eric Dolphy and Cannonball Adderley.

From 1963 to 1968, Ron was a member of the classic and acclaimed Miles Davis Quintet. He was named Outstanding Bassist of the Decade by the Detroit News, Jazz Bassist of the Year by Downbeat magazine, and MVP by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He earned two Grammy awards, one in 1993 for Best Jazz Instrumental Group, and another in 1998 for “Call Sheet Blues” from the film “Round Midnight.”

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