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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

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

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

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,

Sammy Figueroa and Imaginary World

On Oct 23 for 8pm and 10 pm, the famed percussionist and double Grammy nominee Sammy Figueroa will be performing at Scullers Jazz Club with the band that recorded his latest album, “Imaginary World”. This show will be broadcast live on WGBH-FM Boston’s “Live From Sculler’s” series, hosted by

A Talk With Paul Combs

Paul Combs had been living in the Boston area since 1972, moving here from Philadelphia. I grew up in Camden, New Jersey, right across the river from Philly, coming to Boston in 1968. In conversation years ago we discovered that we had listened to the

Brian Blade Comes to Columbus Theater in Providence

Legendary Jazz Drummer Brian Blade came to Columbus Theatre for Landmark Recording and Performance. Low Anthem’s Eyeland Studios opened its doors for special recording session to be released on Blue Note Records, followed by a Talkback session featured a local jazz icon Eric Jackson. This performance was produced

The Second Annual Cambridge Jazz Festival

  The Cambridge Jazz Festival was born through the combined talents and efforts of former City Councilor Larry Ward, and Chair of the Ensemble Department at the Berklee School of Music, Ron Savage. It is their vision that the interest, energy and excitement generated by