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Ancestral Memories Quartet Benefit Concert for Hurricane Relief

ANCESTRAL MEMORIES QUARTET, FEATURING YOSVANY TERRY AND BAPTISTE TROTIGNON, TO GIVE A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR HURRICANE RELIEF ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 AT SOUTHSIDE CULTURAL CENTER OF RHODE ISLAND PROVIDENCE, RI.  Ancestral Memories Quartet (AMQ) will present a Benefit Concert for Hurricane Relief on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 7:30-10:00 PM, at

Chick Corea opens FirstWorks Artistic Icons Series in Rhode Island

22-Time Grammy-Winning Jazz Legend Chick Corea opens FirstWorks Artistic Icons Series with rare concert appearance in Rhode Island. New England native Chick Corea co-leads new band with iconic session drummer Steve Gadd on tour for release of new album. PROVIDENCE, RI – FirstWorks, a Rhode Island non-profit dedicated

Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert presents “40 Years of Celebrating ‘Trane”

Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert presents “40 Years of Celebrating ‘Trane”, a week-long 40th anniversary celebration featuring a wide variety of music presentations and film/visual art events wrapping up the week’s proceedings with concerts by the celebrated John Coltrane Memorial Concert Ensemble and the Pharoah Sanders Quartet on October 1-7, 2017 “Imagine the sound

Noah Preminger & Meditations on Freedom Coming to Scullers

At 30, saxophonist Noah Preminger is one of the most artistically ambitious jazz artists of his generation. Subsequent to the Inauguration Day release of his protest album, Meditations on Freedom, he embarks on a Spring tour that stops at Scullers Jazz Club, Doubletree Suites, 400

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