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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

Carlos Averhoff Jr. & IRESI “Curtain Call” at The Regattabar

Medici Musica presents virtuoso Cuban saxophonist Carlos Averhoff, Jr & IRESI Project in a one-time concert, with album cast Cuban drummer Francisco Mela, John Lockwood on Bass, and special guest and Grammy-nominee Pianist Manuel Valera at The Regattabar on July 14th, 2016. Iresi masterfully weaves hard hitting jazz

Coming Events – Coltrane & Dolphy Homage with Leland Baker and Dave Murphy

Leland Baker and Dave Murphy invite you to join them for an homage to these jazz heavyweights on March 20th, followed by an open jam.  The set will consist of tunes from Dolphy’s brief stint with Coltrane’s quartet (1961-62), as well as tunes from their

An Evening of PoemJazz with Robert Pinsky and Laurence Hobgood

“An Evening of POEMJAZZ” featuring renowned poet Robert Pinsky and Grammy®-winning jazz pianist Laurence Hobgood comes to Greater Boston, in concert and live at The Regattabar at the Charles Hotel, One Bennett Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Friday, November 13 at 7:30 PM, Presented by Circumstantial Productions,

Al Di Meola Elegant Gypsy & More Electric Tour

Legendary guitarist Al Di Meola at Berklee Performance Center Saturday, October 31, 8pm. The six-piece band will features an extraordinary violinist, with music reflects the rich influence of flamenco, tango, Middle Eastern, Brazilian, and African music. The Elegant Gypsy special VIP fan package includes admission

Coming Events – A Concert for the Ukrainian People

On June 10th, in an expression of solidarity with the Ukrainian people, Berklee College of Music presents a program of Ukrainian folk songs alongside original compositions by Berklee professor and Ukrainian citizen Vadim Neselovskyi. The program will feature Gary Burton, Fred Hersch, Vadim Neselovskyi, Ronen Itzik, Daniel Loomis, and the Berklee-based choir Pletenitsa,

Coming Events – Blues for Tahrir with Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra

Todd Marcus is a Baltimore based jazz bass clarinetist, composer, arranger, and a community activist.  His new album entitled Blues for Tahrir will be released on May 19th under Hipnotic Records. Blues for Tahrir is a reflection on both the defiant optimism of the Arab Spring in Egypt and the ongoing struggle against

Coming Events – It’s More Than Tango with Pablo Ablanedo

After releasing his third album ReContraDoble, Pablo Ablanedo, is very motivated and kept on composing. He has some new compositions are almost ready to be recorded and has a concert set at the Lily Pad on April 25, 2015.  Personally, I’m looking forward to hear

Coming Events – A Round Trip with Nando Michelin

Nando Michelin’s next concert “Musica de ida y vuelta” is on set on April 14th at the Regattabar. He will be presenting music that explores the musical interactions between South American and Flamenco, featuring two great young musicians with Arabic background from The Four Corners Quartet. Nando Michelin