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May 6 2016

BWH, JazzBoston and RTH Unite to Improve Lung Health

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On April 30, the BWH Lung Center, BWH Center for Pulmonary Heart Disease and JazzBoston—a nonprofit advocacy organization for Greater Boston’s jazz community—teamed up with the Roxbury Tenants of Harvard (RTH) for the first “Good Music = Good Health Jazz Fair,” a community-based health and wellness event held in RTH’s outdoor Levinson Plaza in Mission [...]

May 5 2016

Music and Medicine Coexist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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Can borrowing techniques from wind instrumentalists help rebuild lung strength? By Jamie Ducharme | Hub Health | May 4, 2016, 3:52 p.m. Vocalists and wind instrumentalists rely on specific techniques, such as circular breathing, to power through long, challenging pieces of music, and to create beautiful sounds in the process. Now, thanks to a new partnership, [...]

Apr 24 2016

April 2016 Newsletter

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Table of contents: Celebrate Jazz Week all over Greater Boston | JazzBoston launches new website & calendar for Jazz Week kickoff | A glance at the history of Jazz Appreciation Month & International Jazz Day | Member's Connection: Win free tickets | No-cost jazz

Apr 22 2016

Jazz Boston celebrates a decade of advocacy

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By Steve Smith GLOBE STAFF (April 21, 2016) – Thinking about jazz, certain cities come to mind instantly: New York City, New Orleans, and Chicago, maybe Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Los Angeles. Boston, too, deserves a spot on the list, having nurtured legendary artists, bustling clubs, thriving schools, and storied personalities. Still, even admirers can [...]

Apr 18 2016

Jazz Speaks for Life

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By Emmett G. Price III – In the foreword to the playbill of the famed 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. passionately affirmed that, “Jazz speaks for life.” He proclaimed, “Much of the power of our Freedom Movement in the United States has come from this music. It has strengthened us [...]

Apr 18 2016

Jazz Week ’16: The 10th Annual Edition Highlights Boston’s ‘New Jazz Traditions’

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BOSTON (April 18, 2016) – Jazz Week, the annual celebration of Boston’s thriving jazz scene, its role as a world center of jazz education and birthplace of jazz legends, launches its 10th edition on Friday, April 22. Jazz Week ‘16 – organized and coordinated by JazzBoston (www.jazzboston.org) for the past ten years – will run [...]

Apr 16 2016

Reasons Why I Love Jazz

By |April 16th, 2016|Commentary|0 Comments

By Grace-Mary Burega – Jazz. A single word that encompasses a world full of ideas and people. Multifarious and diverse, yet unifying. As a young adult, I often feel alienated by my love of jazz. I live in a world of swing and bebop, yet my friends seem confused by the name "jazz.” When I [...]

Apr 16 2016

Boston Globe

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Your Week Ahead Five things to do in and around Boston, April 18-24 Jazz Week, fairy houses, supercross motorcycles, and more. JAZZ IT UP BOSTON (April 16th, 2016) – Starting Friday, April 22 figures from the local jazz scene unite for the 10-day musical celebration Jazz Week. Events take place across Boston, including City Hall. [...]

Apr 15 2016

The Duke Ellington Sacred Concerts at 50

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By Mark Harvey – The fall of 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the Duke Ellington Sacred Concerts. These important presentations were significant formulations of the composer’s evolving personal and social religiosity, influenced by the intersections of religion, culture, and civil rights. Further, these works are also abiding testaments to the creativity and deep meaning [...]

Mar 31 2016

Boston Magazine

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Arts & Entertainment/Free Events Free Things to Do in Boston, April 2016 Lots of free art and Boston’s favorite spring event—the 120th Marathon—all await this month. By Carly Metz, BOSTON (March 31, 2016) – Jazz Week “Free” and “music” is a pairing that’s always worth checking out. April 22-May 1 is the 10th annual Jazz Week, and with [...]