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New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies And Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present 100+ Performances And Events For 150th Season

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies And Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present 100+ Performances And Events For 150th Season

2017-2018 Season highlights include: World premieres of new works by Darcy James Argue and Anthony Coleman Monk’s Dream: Thelonious Monk at 100 with T.S. Monk Manteca: Dizzy Gillespie and the Birth of Latin Jazz celebrating Gillespie’s centennial Residency featuring Matana Roberts Music of Jerry Bergonzi and Ken Schaphorst New England Conservatory’s (NEC) internationally renowned Jazz Studies ...

Steve McQuarry's Mandala Nonet And Orchestra To Perform The Music Of Gil Evans, Sept 30, At SFJAZZ Center's Miner Auditorium

Steve McQuarry's Mandala Nonet And Orchestra To Perform The Music Of Gil Evans, Sept 30, At SFJAZZ Center's Miner Auditorium

Oakland-based keyboardist-composer Steve McQuarry has long been in love with the unique music of Gil Evans, the late, largely-self-taught Toronto-born composer, arranger, and keyboardist best remembered for his numerous collaborations with Miles Davis. “The whole way he thought about orchestrating using instruments and also pushing those instruments in different ranges is really fascinating,” McQuarry says of ...

Acclaimed Jazz Vocalist Kellye Gray Returns To Nola For A CD Release Concert For "Rendering" at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro on August 19th

Acclaimed Jazz Vocalist Kellye Gray Returns To Nola For A CD Release Concert For "Rendering" at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro on August 19th

Acclaimed jazz vocalist Kellye Gray performs a CD release concert for her latest album, Rendering, at NOLA’s Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro on Saturday, August 19th with two shows at 8:00pm and 10:00pm. Raves are pouring in for Gray’s Rendering. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, “She’s as great a storyteller as she is a singer, and ...

Exceptional jazz with firepower

Exceptional jazz with firepower

John Allmark’s Monday evenings at the Met Café in Pawtucket, RI generally feature his very fine big band. This past Monday, Allmark presented his octet, a brass-rich band that gives each player a bit more time in the spotlight than the big-band format permits. For that evening, the horn line included Allmark on trumpet, Tucker Antell ...

Jazz this week: Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow, The People's Key, and more

Jazz this week: Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow, The People's Key, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features a couple of multi-artist performances of experimental music, an up- and-coming new contemporary jazz quintet from Chicago, plus some local favorites. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, August 2 This week's “Grand Center Jazz Crawl" has trumpeter T.J Müller at KDHX's Magnolia Cafe; ...

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, August 2017

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, August 2017

Call August the Month of the Vocalist, with some heady talent visiting (Kendra Shank, Cyrille Aimee, Kevin Mahogany) as well as one of our veterans—Debbie Duncan— recording a long-overdue live outing. Or call August the Month of Legends, with several visitors who deserve such status, including long-awaited returns of Lee Konitz and Dr, Lonnie Smith, and ...

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

Now in their 48th year, King Crimson will be returning to America in the Fall of 2017! The new dates see the group performing in some states and cities that have not been visited in a while. jny: Atlanta, Georgia, for example, last had live Crimson music in 2001, while Texas has experienced something of an ...

Jazz this week: Samora Pinderhughes, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, and more

Jazz this week: Samora Pinderhughes, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features the local debut of a much-talked-about young pianist and composer, the return of one of the jam-band circuit's funk-jazz favorites, and more. Let's go to the highlights.... Wednesday, July 19 Drummer Kevin Bowers will reconvene the large cast of his Brazilian-influenced, imaginary-movie-soundtrack project ...

Jazz this week: Ptah Williams, Erika Johnson, a salute to the Nat "King" Cole Trio, and more

Jazz this week: Ptah Williams, Erika Johnson, a salute to the Nat "King" Cole Trio, and more

Summer definitely is sizzling in St. Louis this week, but if you're brave enough to venture out in the steamy weather, there are a number of noteworthy jazz and creative music shows happening this weekend, including several free concerts. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, July 12 Pianist Ptah Williams will perform in a free outdoor ...

NYC's Modern Jazz Guitar Ken Silverman Trio To Play Woodstock's The Colony on August 6

NYC's Modern Jazz Guitar Ken Silverman Trio To Play Woodstock's The Colony on August 6

The Colony
22 Rock City Road
Woodstock, NY 12498
(845) 679-7625 August 6, 2017 at 8 PM.
$10. Ken Silverman's original compositions combine jazz with surf, rock, blues, funk, classical and avante garde influences. WTJU radio said “Guitar improviser Ken Silverman keeps the energy high and the composition ...


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