Recent News

EVENT

Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With "In The Mix"

Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With "In The Mix"

A Free Series of Concerts Showcasing New England Conservatory's Exceptional Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation Ensembles 34 One-Hour Concerts Over 12 Evenings at NEC's Pierce Hall Tuesday, March 24 – Tuesday, April 21 Discover the jazz innovators of tomorrow with In the Mix, 34free 1-hour concerts, Tuesday. March 24 — Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at New England ...

EDUCATION

New England Conservatory Faculty Profile: Jason Moran

New England Conservatory Faculty Profile: Jason Moran

“There should be a class simply on application,” Jason Moran emphasizes to his NEC Master Class, explaining that he means a focus on “how to deal with ideas that don’t seem to belong to your discipline.” Moran’s own career as one of the preeminent pianists, composers and bandleaders in jazz might form the core of an ...

EDUCATION

New England Conservatory Artist In Residence: Jerry Bergonzi

New England Conservatory Artist In Residence: Jerry Bergonzi

Jerry Bergonzi knows all about the struggles that used to face aspiring jazz musicians. The Boston native withdrew from the liberal arts college he was attending after being continually thrown out of practice rooms “so somebody serious about music” could use the space. The young saxophonist also found that many veterans of the period were not ...

EVENT

Jazz And Contemporary Improvisation Faculty Spotlight Concert Tuesday, March 24 At NEC's Jordan Hall

Jazz And Contemporary Improvisation Faculty Spotlight Concert Tuesday, March 24 At NEC's Jordan Hall

Featuring Anthony Coleman, Eden MacAdam-Somer, Bert Seager, Jerry Leake, Nedelka Prescod, Mal Barsamian, Schwendener, Dave Zoffer and more Join NEC’s celebrated jazz and contemporary improvisation faculty in a showcase concert on Tuesday, March 24 at NEC’s Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston. Performing are African percussionist/vocalist Jerry Leake, violinist Eden MacAdam-Somer, pianist Bert Seager, vocalist Nedelka ...

EDUCATION

Dominique Eade on Teaching at New England Conservatory

Dominique Eade on Teaching at New England Conservatory

Dominique Eade knows the value of an open-minded teacher first hand. Eade’s creativity had found diverse outlets as a child, including guitar playing (“I was a pretty good finger- picker”) and songwriting, and as an English major at Vassar she would often supplement her assignments with poems and songs. “I was doing music constantly, but was ...

EDUCATION

New England Conservatory Artist in Residence: Dave Holland

New England Conservatory Artist in Residence: Dave Holland

If you see NEC Artist in Residence Dave Holland in performance these days he will most likely be found either in duet with pianist Kenny Barron or amidst his newly assembled quartet Prism. These are particularly exciting projects, as the bassist and Barron have only collaborated a handful of times in the past, while Prism is ...

EDUCATION

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Lab with Miguel Zenon

New England Conservatoryâs Jazz Lab with Miguel Zenon

One-Week Intensive Jazz Program for Students Ages 14-18 Sunday, June 21 – Friday, June 26, 2015 Special Guest Artists MacArthur Fellow and Grammy Nominee Miguel Zenón plus NEC Jazz Studies Chair Ken Schaphorst headline the week holding masterclasses paired with evening concerts of their music Students ages 14-18 are invited to explore jazz at New England ...

FESTIVAL

New Concerts Added To The Program Of The 36th Edition Of The Festival

New Concerts Added To The Program Of The 36th Edition Of The Festival

Montreal, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — We’re adding even more names to the incredible program of the 36th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD in collaboration with Rio Tinto Alcan, from June 26 to July 5, 2015. Tickets for these concerts go on sale today at noon. A Filetta with ...

EVENT

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music Of Dave Holland On Thursday, March 5 At Brown Hall

New England Conservatoryâs Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music Of Dave Holland On Thursday, March 5 At Brown Hall

Concert Follows Holland Residency at School Join visiting artist-in-residence, renowned jazz bassist/composer and bandleader Dave Holland as he leads New England Conservatory jazz students in a performance of his music following a week-long residency. The concert takes place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 at NEC’s Brown Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA. The concert ...

EVENT

NEC Alum John Medeski Returns To Campus For Performance On Thursday, February 26

NEC Alum John Medeski Returns To Campus  For Performance On Thursday, February 26

“The Music of Ken Schaphorst and John Medeski” Concert to Feature Pianist and Hammond B3 Organ Player Medeski, Percussionist Rakalam Bob Moses, and the NEC Jazz Orchestra Conducted by Ken Schaphorst Medeski Also Working with Students During 3-Day Residency NEC alum John Medeski '88 returns to his alma mater to play piano and Hammond B3 organ ...


 

Trending

Sponsor: Berks Jazz Fest | PURCHASE TICKETS

A newswire service For the Jazz Industry

All About Jazz is the leading jazz news syndication source on the internet.

AAJ's news reach is remarkable. Many of my announcements top 500 pages views in a single day.

All About Jazz news is the PRWeb of jazz. I submit press releases for all my clients.

All About Jazz is the best jazz news service on the web. It always delivers impressive results.

Submit Your News Today!

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Email Local Jazz Events!

Email Local Jazz Events

News Search


or search site with Google