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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Rainy Day Blues at Ocean Mist with Willie J. Laws and Friends

An Earth Day hiking with my group turned into a meet up for blues at the Ocean Mist with Willie J. Laws and Friends. Talking about genre-bending fusion of Blues and Funk, Willie J. Laws always able to connect the music with his audience. Throughout three

2017 Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Jazz and R&B Inductions & Concert

Four Jazz and R&B artists to be inducted into Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2017 PAWTUCKET – With ten inductees in Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame‘s Class of 2017, organizers have split the celebration into three separate events. On Sunday,

Master Bass Player Rufus Reid Headlines Arlington 2017 Jazz Festival

(Arlington, MA) The Arlington Jazz Festival, now in its 6th year, is expanding its scope, with presenter Morningside Music Studio showcasing 6 events over a 4-day stretch throughout Arlington, Thursday-Sunday, April 27-April 30, 2017, to celebrate the wide variety of musical approaches that all fall

Pianist Yoko Miwa New Album Release Pathways at Blue Note and The Regattabar

Pianist Yoko Miwa celebrates new recording Pathways in concert on Sunday at 1:30pm, April 23, at the Blue Note in New York, and on Friday, May 19 at The Regattabar in Boston. Recording features Miwa’s longstanding trio with bassist Will Slater and drummer Scott Goulding on songs

Regent Theatre Presents The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith

  THE JAZZ LOFT According to W. Eugene Smith” Boston Film Premiere, Monday, April 24th at 7:30pm at Regent Theatre The Regent Underground Theatre… “The Biggest Names in Jazz Came to Jam. One Photographer Captured It All” “The purpose of all art is to cause a

Chasing Trane and Roundabout Greenwich Village

Kicking off the day with Shunzo Ohno Jazz Collective at The Blue Note.  New York’s legendary Jazz club The Blue Note presented The East Meets West Jazz Brunch on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, featuring trumpeter Shunzo Ohno. One of the most versatile and influential

WGBH Presented Two Live Jazz Events

  WGBH presented two live jazz performances on April 14th, 2017. One was in in the WGBH Fraser Performance Studio; and WGBH 24/7 stream “Live at Scullers” from Scullers Jazz Club with the ACS Trio. Both events were hosted by Eric Jackson of Eric in the Evening. This is

Sunday Night Music Sessions around Providence

Arias Live Jazz Sundays– Allary, the legendary Providence club that, beginning in the mid ‘70s and extending for over a decade, played host to some of the world’s most important jazz artists, is returning to its original home to present jazz in its most refined, exciting