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Feb 19 2019

Lucky 13

By |February 19th, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments

13 is our lucky number And a Friday-the-13th makes it even better. JazzBoston’s existence as a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation officially began on one of those Fridays 13 years ago. Help us make JazzBoston’s 13th year a lucky one for the jazz musicians, audiences, and venues who keep the beat going [...]

Nov 27 2018

Aardvark Christmas Concert

By |November 27th, 2018|Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

THE AARDVARK CHRISTMAS CONCERT AN ANNUAL BOSTON HOLIDAY TRADITION 46th Aardvark Christmas Concert celebrates our common humanity By Mark Harvey, Founder/Music Director The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra’s Christmas Concert on December 8, 2018 will be the 46th installment of this holiday tradition. Always a benefit performance, this year’s beneficiary will [...]

Nov 27 2018

The 41st John Coltrane Memorial Concert

By |November 27th, 2018|Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

Leonard Brown writes about the 41st John Coltrane Memorial Concert Music infused with celebration, reflection, and hope To our dear JazzBoston friends and supporters, The Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert, Inc. (fJCMC, Inc.), in collaboration with Northeastern University’s Office of Student Affairs and the College of Social Sciences [...]

Oct 30 2018

The other stars of Beantown

By |October 30th, 2018|Forum, Newsletter|1 Comment

Meet the stars of JazzBoston’s 12th appearance at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival All photos by Jean Hangarter unless otherwise noted. The stars weren’t just onstage at the annual Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival last month. We offer this photographic recap as a thank-you to our own stars – the volunteers, members, and [...]

Sep 28 2018

Beantown Part 1: Kick off your day with a jazzy breakfast

By |September 28th, 2018|Newsletter|0 Comments

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival, Saturday, Sept. 29, Part 1: Kick off your day with a jazzy breakfast Mel King and the South End Technology Center invite you to their annual Bring Out the Music in You Beans and Cornbread Jazzfest Breakfast. Hosted by The Columbus Avenue AME Zion Church, wholesome, home-cooked food is [...]

Sep 28 2018

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival: What to listen for onstage

By |September 28th, 2018|Events, Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

Ralph Peterson will be performing at Berklee's Beantown Jazz Festival at 3:40 PM Tia Fuller and Dimond Cut will be performing on the Burke Stage at 5:00 PM Beantown, Part 2: What to listen for onstage by Kevin C. Peterson, Guest Writer [...]

Sep 28 2018

Beantown Part 3: Offstage, look for JazzBoston in the middle of the action

By |September 28th, 2018|Newsletter|0 Comments

Beantown Part 3: Offstage, look for JazzBoston in the middle of the action JazzBoston will be in our usual central location again this year. Visit with our partner, the Lung Center at Brigham & Women's Hospital, test your lung strength and learn about their special programs for musicians and other performers. At our [...]

Jul 15 2018

Co-founder Larry Ward talks about Cambridge Jazz Festival at 5

By |July 15th, 2018|Commentary, Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

Last February Larry Ward (right) and Cambridge Jazz Festival co-founder Ron Savage were presented with the 32nd Annual NAACP Cambridge Branch Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Community Award. (Mutsuko photo) A success from the start, the Cambridge Jazz Festival, July 28 – 29, turns 5 this summer. JazzBoston spoke with [...]

Jul 15 2018

Founder Fred Woodard talks about Dudley Jazz Festival at 3

By |July 15th, 2018|Commentary, Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

The Fred Woodard Collective, left to right: Matthew Williams – drums, Fred Woodard – guitar, Akili Jamal Haynes – bass, Fredrick Woodard (Fred’s son) – violin The Dudley Jazz Festival, July 28, is founder Fred Woodard’s gift to the community that has been his longtime home. JazzBoston spoke with the dedicated musician/educator [...]