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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 ...

Pianist Vadim Neselovskyi, Bassist Dan Loomis, Drummer Ronen Itzik Shine In Live Performance Video

Pianist Vadim Neselovskyi, Bassist Dan Loomis, Drummer Ronen Itzik Shine In Live Performance Video

Last May, the Ukrainian pianist Vadim Neselovskyi released his trio's debut recording Get Up and Go (May 19, Jazz Family and Neuklang Records) with bassist Dan Loomis and drummer Ronen Itzik, and the three musicians have been burning up stages around the world ever since. Their spring performance at jazzahead! 2017 in Bremen, Germany is a ...

Wadada Leo Smith Presents The Create Festival, April 8 & 9, 2017 In New Haven

Wadada Leo Smith Presents The Create Festival, April 8 & 9, 2017 In New Haven

Visionary composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith presents the first-ever CREATE Festival, a two-day celebration and exploration of his inventive and unclassifiable music that will feature classic works alongside world premiere performances. Taking place Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9, 2017 at Firehouse 12, 45 Crown Street, New Haven, Connecticut, the festival will include performances ...

NEC Faculty Member Dave Holland Receives 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Award

NEC Faculty Member Dave Holland Receives 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Award

Renowned Jazz Bassist Dave Holland Earns Nation’s Highest Honor in Jazz: 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Award Holland is an NEC Visiting Artist-in-Residence NEC visiting artist-in-residence, renowned jazz bassist/composer and bandleader Dave Holland has earned the nation’s highest honor in jazz: a 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Award. Holland is one of five individuals recognized for their lifetime ...

May 11: New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra In Music Of Jimmy Giuffre And Mary Lou Williams

May 11: New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra In Music Of Jimmy Giuffre And Mary Lou Williams

The New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra conducted by Bob Nieske, features the music of Jimmy Giuffre and Mary Lou Williams in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 at NEC’s Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston. The NEC Youth Jazz Orchestra is comprised of extraordinary middle and high school students from across ...

Ridgeway Arts Presents Internationally Acclaimed Pianist/Composer Vadim Neselovskyi And Renowned Bassist Jeff Denson In Three Bay Area Concerts May 5-7 In San Jose, Napa And Berkeley

Ridgeway Arts Presents Internationally Acclaimed Pianist/Composer Vadim Neselovskyi And Renowned Bassist Jeff Denson  In Three Bay Area Concerts May 5-7 In San Jose, Napa And Berkeley

Ridgeway Arts, the new non-profit dedicated to developing the Bay Area educational and performance scene, presents three concerts May 5-7 by internationally renowned pianist/composer Vadim Neselovskyi. Neselovskyi will also conduct workshops with area students. Classically trained at conservatories in his native Odessa and in Germany, Neselovskyi honed his jazz chops on German jazz stages and at ...

Internationally Renowned Vocalist Dominique Eade Performs Recital Featuring Original Music And Songs By Hoagy Carmichael, Bob Dylan And More

Internationally Renowned Vocalist Dominique Eade  Performs Recital Featuring Original Music And Songs By Hoagy Carmichael, Bob Dylan And More

Internationally renowned vocalist/composer Dominique Eade is joined by pianists Jed Wilson and Ran Blake, oud player Kenan Adnawi and setar player Nima Janmohammadi in a faculty recital melding Eade’s original music with songs by Hoagy Carmichael, Bob Dylan and more. The concert takes place at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 24 at NEC’s Jordan Hall, 290 ...

Danny Green And His Trio In Five California Shows – April 7-26

Danny Green And His Trio In Five California Shows – April 7-26

Pianist/composer Danny Green and his trio—featuring bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm— perform in five California cities as part of a ten-city tour celebrating their new OA2 recording Altered Narratives. Upcoming Tour Thurs., 4/7 at Café Pink House, 14577 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA
Also featuring guest saxophonist Harvey Wainapel
Two ...

The Jazz Composers’ Workshop Orchestra Performs New Works By NEC Jazz Composition Students - Tuesday, April 26 In Jordan Hall

The Jazz Composers’ Workshop Orchestra  Performs New Works By NEC Jazz Composition Students - Tuesday, April 26 In Jordan Hall

The Jazz Composers’ Workshop Orchestra presents a concert featuring new works by NEC jazz composition students on Tuesday, April 26. Coached by renowned pianist/composer and NEC jazz faculty member Frank Carlberg, the ensemble gives its composers the opportunity to learn how to rehearse and conduct a band, as well as have their works heard. The concert ...

New England Conservatory Presents The NEC Gospel Ensemble And The NEC Jazz Composers Ensemble In Concert On Thursday, April 7 At 8:00 P.M.

New England Conservatory Presents The NEC Gospel Ensemble And The NEC Jazz Composers Ensemble In Concert On Thursday, April 7 At 8:00 P.M.

New England Conservatory showcases two of its exceptional student ensembles–The NEC Gospel Ensemble and The NEC Jazz Composers Ensemble–in concert on Thursday, April 7 at 8 p.m. at NEC’s Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, go to: necmusic.edu or call 617-585-1122. The NEC Gospel ...


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