Greg Adams, a founding member of Tower of Power, brings his amazing band, East Bay Soul, to Scullers Jazz Club in Boston to usher in New Year's on Monday, December 31, 2012, with shows at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
Tickets are $50 for the 8:00 p.m. show and $60 for the 11:00 p.m. show, and can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 617 561-4111.
American recording artists Nicole Nelson and Dwight Ritcher perform a New Year's eve concert at the Regattabar Jazz Club at the Charles Hotel in Harvard Square, Cambridge on Monday, December 31, 2012 starting at 9:30 p.m. Tickets to the show are $90 and include party favors and midnight toast.
Order tickets online. The duo blends jazz, R&B, soul and popular music together in a way the Boston Globe called "riveting and heavenly."
Formed in 2010, the Rhode Island-based ensemble plays roots jazz, including New Orleans, swing, jump, hard bop,
Afro-Cuban, as well as Ethiopian, and others. The band also draws from the
many genres, such as blues, gospel, ragtime, calypsos and other
Caribbean styles of music that came together in early New Orleans to
The restaurant is open for dinner from 4:30 to 10:00 p.m., and has live jazz every Friday evening. The Stanley Swann Trio plays every fourth Friday of the month. For dinner reservations call 877 886 5422.
You can find details on live jazz in restaurants, night clubs, hotels, college campuses and cafes throughout Massachusetts by visiting MassJazz.com.
Located on the 52nd floor of the Prudential
Tower in Boston's
Back Bay, Top of the Hub is one of the great Boston
nightspots to enjoy great jazz nightly, plus terrific food and an amazing view
of greater Boston.
For a schedule of nighty jazz at Top of the Hub, click here.
The two master guitarists will be playing their original compositions along with a healthy amount of spontaneous improvisation. Nels Cline is renowned as an innovative musician who spanned jazz, rock, punk and experiment music in his career, while Julian Lage has performed with Gary Burton, Jim Hall, Bela Fleck and other great musicians, while being nominated for a Grammy Award in 2009 for his debut album, Sounding Point.
Jazz ensemble Makanda Project is giving a free concert at Mechanics Hall in Worcester on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at noon.
The public is invited to bring a lunch or purchase a lunch at Eric's LaPatisserie Café.
The Lowell Jazz Day Camp is presenting a student recital on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at The Space, located at 150 Western Avenue in Lowell. The performances are free and open to the public.
The performances fature Ken Ya Dig Jazz band, comprised of Cassie Wise on vocals, Tim Duffy on keyboard, Bobby Byran on bass and Alan Kurman on drums.
Founded by jazz drummer Stanley Swann, the Lowell Jazz Day Camp is a two-week intensive educational course that provides instruction on various instruments as well as studio and recording technology.
You can find details on live jazz, jazz education, radio programs, festivals and more throughout Massachusetts by visiting MassJazz.com.
Famed jazz vocalists Bobbi Carrey and Will McMillan are performing a concert entitled Mostly Mercer at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $22 and can be purchased at the door.
They'll be singing songs from the opus of song writing master Johnny Mercer, whose hit songs spanned five decades and helped define the American sound of the 20th century.
Time Magazine called Chestnut "the best jazz pianist of his generation." In addition to his repertoire of jazz tunes, Mr. Chestnut will be playing some holiday classics from his album, A Charlie Brown Christmas.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information call 617 442-4414.
The band includes Eddie Allen and Kurtis Rivers, Arni
Cheatham, Lance Bryant and Charlie Kohlhase on the saxophones; Eddie
Allen and Jerry Sabatini on the trumpets; Bill Lowe and Robert Stringer
on the trombones; Diane Richardson performing the vocals; John
Kordalewski on piano; John Lockwood on bass and Yoron Israel on drums.
McIntyre was a gifted musician and educator who composed over 400 pieces
of music in his life. The Makanda Project continues the legacy of
Makanda through live concerts and educational programs.
For year round details on jazz concerts, night clubs, campus events, brunches and festivals throughout Massachusetts, visit MassJazz.com.
Regarded as "Boston's House Band" for decades, the Winiker Band has performed at some of Boston's most important occasions, bringing an upbeat, sophisticated sound that crosses generations and musical genres.
Jazz guitarist and composer Albare is performing with his band at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston on Tuesday, November 27 ,2012 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to the show are $20 and can be purchased online or at the door.
The Moroccan-born Albare, who now lives in Australia, issued his sixth album in 2012. He says, "My band is a tribute to the human spirit of adventure. There are
African, Middle-Eastern and South-European flavors on the new release
and in the band along with diverse sounds, melodies and rhythms. All of
it is interwoven and fused with the jazz heritage.”