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Free Improv Pioneer Evan Parker To Give Master Class At NEC

Free Improv Pioneer Evan Parker To Give Master Class At NEC

Thursday, September 18 at 3 p.m. As Part of Nearly 100 Free Events for 2014-2015 NEC Season A pioneer of free improvisation, Evan Parker is considered one of the most influential saxophonists in the post-Coltrane era. Since the late 1960s he has remained a dynamic and innovative voice who has expanded the range of his instrument ...

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Renowned Composer/Percussionist John Hollenbeck Teaching At New England Conservatory During Fall 2014 Semester

Renowned Composer/Percussionist John Hollenbeck Teaching At New England Conservatory During Fall 2014 Semester

Also leads September 23 Master Class with Claudia Quintet “John Hollenbeck has the power to induce synesthesia. A precociously gifted... composer, arranger, percussionist, and leader of several musical groups... Hollenbeck makes music that sounds the way the world looks and feels… Hollenbeck is a musician for our time.” —David Hadju, The New Republic New England Conservatory’s ...

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NEC’s Jazz Studies & Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present Nearly 100 Free Performances For 2014-2015 Season

Plus Residencies with World-Renowned Performers September 2, 2014 — May 19, 2015 Highlights include: The Music of John Zorn: A 35-Year Retrospective; Order of the Virtues a re-interpretation of Hildegarde Von Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum; The Music of Ken Schaphorst and John Medeski; Workshops/masterclasses with Lake Street Dive, Jason Moran/Vijay Iyer, Evan Parker, Fred Hersch, John Hollenbeck ...

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Five Free Public Concerts Featuring World-Renowned Artists During New England Conservatory’s Jazz Lab

Sunday, June 22 – Friday, June 27, 2014 Concerts by Special Guest Artist Grammy-Award Winning Bassist Dave Holland with Dominique Eade, NEC Jazz Studies Chair Ken Schaphorst, the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra and a Jazz Lab Student Farewell Concert New England Conservatory’s Jazz Lab, a one-week intensive program for students ages 14 – 18, will feature ...

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Rob Mosher's Polebridge Brings Chamber Jazz For The Wild West To Five Canadian Cities June 28 – July 3, 2014

Rob Mosher's Polebridge Brings Chamber Jazz For The Wild West To Five Canadian Cities   June 28 â July 3, 2014

Performances in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, London, Cambellford Music Inspired by Polebridge, MT, Population 88 - Schumann and Prokofiev Drunk at a Saloon Piano When composer/multi-instrumentalist Rob Mosher rounded the bend into Polebridge, Montana and caught sight of the old saloon piano sitting derelict behind the local mercantile, his imagination soared. He sprinted straight over to the ...

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Rob Mosher’s Polebridge Brings Chamber Jazz For The Wild West To Gigspace Performance Studio in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 2

Rob Mosherâs Polebridge Brings Chamber Jazz For The Wild West To Gigspace Performance Studio in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 2

Other Performances in Montreal, Toronto, London, Campbellford Music Inspired by Polebridge, MT, Population 88 - Schumann and Prokofiev Drunk at a Saloon Piano When composer/multi-instrumentalist Rob Mosher rounded the bend into Polebridge, Montana and caught sight of the old saloon piano sitting derelict behind the local mercantile, his imagination soared. He sprinted straight over to the ...

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Acclaimed Vocalist Libby York Celebrates Release Of Memoir A Personal Take On Standards From Porter To Fagen Tuesday, June 17 At Jazz Showcase In Chicago

York performs with Quartet: Jeremy Kahn, Larry Kohut and Eric Schneider Acclaimed vocalist Libby York celebrates the release of Memoir on Tuesday, June 17 at Jazz Showcase, 806 South Plymouth Court, Chicago. Joining her are pianist Jeremy Kahn, bassist Larry Kohut and Eric Schneider on tenor saxophone and clarinet. Sets at 8 and 10 p.m. $10, ...

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CD Release Party - Dave Fabris And Friends With Special Guest, Ran Blake!

CD Release Party - Dave Fabris And Friends With Special Guest, Ran Blake!

Guitarist and New England Conservatory alum Dave Knife Fabris celebrates the release of his latest CD Lettuce Prey with a concert at Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St. NYC on June 8th at 5pm. Fabris will be joined by his mentor from NEC - the great third stream pianist, Ran Blake. Also appearing will be pianist Geoffery Burleson, ...

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Fresh Sound Records To Release Guitarist Rotem Sivan’s Exceptional New Trio CD "For Emotional Use Only"

Fresh Sound Records To Release Guitarist Rotem Sivanâs Exceptional New Trio CD "For Emotional Use Only"

Israeli-Born, NYC-Based Guitarist Earning Wide Praise As “A True Artist” Barcelona, Spain, May 13, 2014 — Fresh Sound Records, a Spanish record label specializing in American jazz, announces the September 2 release of For Emotional Use Only, a new album by New York City based jazz guitarist Rotem Sivan. Watch the EPK video: Rotem Sivan Trio ...

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New England Conservatory Announces 13 Winners In 37th Annual Downbeat Student Music Awards

Winners include Incoming and Current Students and Awards from Programs run by NEC Alumni New England Conservatory announces 13 winners from the 37th Annual DownBeat Student Music Awards. The awards, considered one of the top student music competitions in the world, feature categories for junior high, high school and university music students and bands. The 2014 ...


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