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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert presents “An Evening of Ballads & Blues”

Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert presents “An Evening of Ballads & Blues”. The 39th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert featuring the John Coltrane Memorial Concert Ensemble, hosted by Eric Jackson, is set on Saturday, October 29, 2016, presented in collaboration with Northeastern Center for the Art and Northeastern Department of City & Community Affairs.  The Friends of John Coltrane Memorial

New CD Release: Blending the Worlds with Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol & Whatsnext

Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol is a Boston-based composer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, Harvard research fellow, and academic scholar and professor. On his Whatsnext album, there is a 17-piece big band and a 13-piece jazz combo which pair traditional Turkish instruments with horn-based jazz arrangements to perform the Turkish

The 5th Annual Rockport Jazz Festival Features Terence Blanchard, Dr. Lonnie Smith & Ravi Coltrane

The 5th Annual Rockport Jazz Festival is August 11-14 at the Shalin Liu Performance Center and features a star-studded line-up of jazz artists—Five time Grammy Award winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard to B3 Hammond burner Dr. Lonnie Smith and the Latin rhythms of Harold Lopez-Nussa to