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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 [...]

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 [...]