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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 [...]

May 23 2018

Favorite photos from Jazz Week 2018, Part 1

By |May 23rd, 2018|Newsletter|0 Comments

We hope you took advantage of the tremendous variety of live jazz performed all over Greater Boston during Jazz Week 2018 to discover new musicians and new venues you can enjoy year round. In this newsletter, we share some of our favorite Jazz Week moments with you. Unless otherwise noted, all Jazz Week photos [...]

May 23 2018

Favorite photos from Jazz Week 2018, Part 2

By |May 23rd, 2018|Newsletter|0 Comments

The No Walls Express returned to Boston’s City Council Chamber to preview International Jazz Day with a mini-concert for the 5th consecutive year, the Arlington Jazz Festival marked its 7th anniversary, distinguished panels dissected Eric Jackson’s teaching and broadcasting legacies, JazzBoston and Wally's Café co-hosted a free International Jazz Day celebration, and  house concerts [...]

May 23 2018

Message from JazzBoston’s President

By |May 23rd, 2018|Newsletter|0 Comments

Eric Jackson and two more Larry’s, Ward and Cronin, join JazzBoston’s Board Left to right in the photo above: Jason Palmer, Jon Taubman, Larry Ward, Pauline Bilsky, Eric Jackson, Larry Cronin. Not shown: Jennifer Roach. (Jean Hangarter photo) We are congratulating ourselves on attracting three ardent jazz advocates and community activists to [...]

Apr 26 2018

‘Eric in the Evening’ honored by JazzBoston

By |April 26th, 2018|Forum, Media Coverage|0 Comments

Published in the Bay State Banner 04-26-2018, Photo: Don West JazzBoston honored Eric Jackson (second from left) with a Medal of Gratitude for his decades of opening ears and hearts to jazz through his radio show on WGBH-FM “Eric in the Evening.” The honor is extended to a week of recognition during JazzBoston’s annual Jazz [...]

Mar 23 2018

12th annual Jazz Week celebrates Eric Jackson

By |March 23rd, 2018|Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

12th annual Jazz Week celebrates Eric Jackson Jazz Week 2018 kicks off on Friday, April 20, and runs through Monday, April 30. As always, this annual rite of spring is scheduled to tie into the national observance of April as Jazz Appreciation Month and, since 2012, the worldwide observance of April 30 as International [...]

Mar 23 2018

JazzBoston’s Annual Members & Friends Party is the place to be on April 22

By |March 23rd, 2018|Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

JazzBoston’s Annual Members & Friends Party Join us on April 22, connect with other members of the jazz community, thank Eric Jackson in person for his tireless support of Greater Boston's jazz scene, hear great music by the Yoron Israel Trio – New Dreams, jam with some of Boston's finest musicians, and enjoy [...]