Sunday, March 28, 2010
The North Shore Jazz Project is presenting an afternoon of Latin Music: Jazz & Gypsy Flamenco, at the Chianti Tuscan Restaurant in Beverly, MA.
The event features Maxim Lubarsky Quintet (pictured above), Alexei Tsiganov Quintet and Peruvian master guitarist D Rafael.
Show times are 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.. Tickets are available at the door for $20 ($15 for students with ID).
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant is located at 285 Cabot Street in Beverly.
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Friday, March 26, 2010
In this eloquent, witty homage to his father, McKay wrestles with his family's unsettling past to overcome his fear of commitment. As he helps his elderly father Jim, a jazz bass player, return home to Ireland, a parallel journey unfolds into an admiration for his dad and his innermost thoughts about love.
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Best known for his 40-year association with the avant-garde artist Sun Ra, Patrick also played with jazz greats John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington and many others, according to The Boston Globe.
The materials represent a treasure trove for musicians, educators and cultural historians, says Bill Banfield, director of Africana Studies at Berklee.
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Monday, March 15, 2010
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day in America's most Irish city, the Beehive Jazz Club in
Tri consists of award-winning bagpiper Matthew Phelps, fiddler Doug Lamey and guitarist Cliff McCann. They’ll be joined by step dancers Pamela Campbell and Christine Morrison.
Beehive Chef Rebecca Newell has created several Irish-inspired specials including corned beef and cabbage flatbread with sauerkraut and cheese, Finann Haddie Smoked fish & chips, and Grilled Lamb Chops with colcannon mashed potatoes.
There is no cover charge and dinner reservations are recommended.
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Thursday, March 11, 2010
He is performing with Kenny Werner and Oscar Castro-Neves.
In 2009, Mr. Thielmans was named an American Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts.
For more details, visit Sculler's Jazz Club.
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Barnstable unveiled the Patti Page Way sign at Shoot Flying Hill in Centerville, Cape Cod on February 26, which was also officially declared Patti Page Day on the Cape.
Ms. Page attended the ceremony and was there to greet fans and admirers of the song.
Tourism officials say the song Old Cape Cod accentuated the many charms of the Cape and helped make it a tourism destination over the last 50 years.
Cape Cod has long been a jazz haven, with summer festivals in Provincetown, Chatham and Falmouth, and year round jazz clubs and concerts throughout the Cape.
For more information on jazz on the Cape, visit MassJazz.
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Boston's Berklee College of Music is returning to Dublin, Ireland, April 5-11, to conduct improvisation workshops and to hold auditions for aspiring student musicians seeking scholarships to the prestigious university.
The program, now in its second year, is taking place at the Newpark Music Centre in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Students must apply online for the workshop by March 19.
Participating Berklee faculty members include Greg Badolato, Jim Kelly, John McGann, and Ken Zambello, along with Ronan Guilfoyle, artistic director of the Newpark Music Centre.
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Monday, February 22, 2010
The series is being produced and developed by Boston jazz entrepreneur Fred Taylor.
Upcoming concerts include
Sunday, February 28 at 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Opening Act: Yoko Miwa Trio
Friday, February 12, 2010
The three-course Valentine’s Day dinner menu, available from 6:00 p.m., includes a glass of sparkling wine and dessert buffet at the Café’s famous Chocolate Bar.
Originally from Barbados, Trotman graduated from the Berklee College of Music and is one of Boston’s most popular jazz performers.
6:00 p.m. - Three-course Dinner, Chocolate Bar, and Glass of sparkling wine. Price: $75.00 per person
7:00 p.m. - Chocolate Bar and Glass of sparkling wine. Price: $50.00 per person
8:00 p.m. - Entertainment and Glass of sparkling wine. Price: $35.00 per person
Reservations are recommended, please call (617) 451-1900, ext. 7125.
The Langham Hotel is located at 250 Franklin Street in Downtown Boston.
For more information on jazz events during Valentine’s Day weekend and throughout the month, visit massjazz.com
Friday, January 22, 2010
The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival recently donated $6,000 to music education programs throughout the city of
Recipients include The Salem High Music Program, $3,000; the
Additionally, the festival set aside $1,000 to bring musicians into
Plans are already underway for another special Spring Gala at the
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Saturday, January 9, 2010
The story is titled: Jazz Vibes and Venues Add Volume: Massachusetts tourism's new repertoire plays on upbeat destinations.
Thursday, December 31, 2009
For more information on Anet Cohen's concert in Boston, visit berklee.edu/.
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Tickets: $75 Golden Circle, $50, $40, $30, reserved seating
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Monday, November 9, 2009
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Wednesday, November 4, 2009
The events starts with a roundtable discussion that includes master musician/scholar Yusef Lateef, joined by Professor Tammy Kernodle, and Northeastern professors Emmett Price and Leonard Brown. They’ll address the humanist legacy of the Coltranes, including the significance of John Coltrane’s iconic status.
According to the press release, the round-table is followed by a discussion with audience members about "the relationship between music and Black America’s struggle for freedom and equality; how the Coltranes’ music has helped shape global expressions of spirituality and politics; and how we can rethink humanism and the humanities from the perspective of music."
This event is co-sponsored by the Northeastern University Humanities Center, the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute, and the Departments of African American Studies, Religion & Philosophy, Women's Studies, Sociology & Anthropology, and Music.
Convenient T stops are on the Green (Northeastern) and Orange (Ruggles) Lines. For more information, call 617-373-8700.
For information about Northeastern’s program on John Coltrane, visit jcmc.neu.edu/john_coltrane.php
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