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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

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

Eric Jackson (WGBH) Hosts Live Concert of John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” at the Fuller Craft Museum

FULLER CRAFT MUSEUM PRESENTS Eric Jackson Hosts a Live Performance of John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” performed by Leonard Brown’s ensemble Joyful Noise Saturday, April 8, 7:30 – 9:00 pm Join us at Fuller Craft Museum for a rare performance of John Coltrane’s inimitable composition A Love

Plymouth Public Library Forum Presents History of Jazz Lecture & Performance Series

History of Jazz Music Lecture & Performance Series Presented by the Plymouth Public Library In collaboration with the Spire Center for Performing Arts. History of Jazz at the Plymouth Public Library with jazz lecture from WGBH Eric in the Evening, Eric Jackson. On September 19th,

The 2016 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

The 2016 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The theme of this year’s festival is “Jazz: A Peace Supreme”.  The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival has become a major cultural landmark in Boston, offering attendees “the sort of hard choices

Grace Kelly New Album Celebration at Berklee Performance Center

Virtuosic saxophonist and singer-songwriter Grace Kelly celebrates her new album, Trying to Figure It Out, with special guests. Kelly is a member of the house band, Stay Human, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and a creative musician who incorporates jazz, pop, blues, and

JazzBoston and Museum of African American History Musical Tribute to Three Boston Jazz Giants

On April 29, 2016 JazzBoston and the Museum of African American History presented A Musical Tribute to Three Boston Jazz Giants and launched the campaign to create a Boston Jazz Heritage Trail. Vocalist Mae Arnette, composer and pianist Ran Blake, and drummer Roy Haynes are three of Boston’s living jazz legends.

Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story Film Screening at Coolidge Corner Theatre

A screening of The Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story, a new documentary about the life of the late alto saxophonist Frank Morgan, took place this past Sunday, April 24, at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline, Massachusetts. Following the screening, MC Eric Jackson,