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Nov 27 2016

Win Tickets to Lawrence Fields, November 30th

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Free tickets are offered every month to newsletter subscribers who are also JazzBoston members. Every once in a while we have additional tickets to give away. This ticket drawing is open to anyone who views this post, not just members. Like our Facebook page and watch for future deals. Want a chance to win free [...]

Nov 15 2016

Opportunity Fund Open Application

By |November 15th, 2016|Commentary|0 Comments

Don't miss Novembers Opportunity Fund open application. Last day to submit applications is tomorrow! Grants will be made to individual artists for specific needs, such as materials, professional development costs, conference fees, and stipends for teaching artists. Applicants may request up to $1,000. $10,000 will be available per month until it runs out. Learn more [...]

Nov 10 2016

The Makanda Project performs at Dudley Library

By |November 10th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

The Makanda Project performs the music of Bill Barron and Ndikho Xaba Presented by VISIONS at Boston Public Library, Dudley Branch, Boston Saturday November 19, 2016 @ 7pm The Makanda Project will break from tradition and devote one of its Dudley Library concerts to music by composers other than Makanda Ken McIntyre. Over the [...]

Nov 4 2016

November 2016 Newsletter

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Table of contents: Jazz At The Firehouse series | JazzBoston is listening | Jazz Musicians from Boston: Harry Carney | Member's Connection: Win free tickets | No-cost jazz

Oct 8 2016

October 2016 Newsletter

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Table of contents: Save the date: 39th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert | FiLmprov 20th Anniversary | Artist Spotlight: Jaki Byard | Member's Connection: Win free tickets | No-cost jazz

Sep 24 2016

5th annual Beans & Cornbread Jazzfest Breakfast

By |September 24th, 2016|Commentary|0 Comments

Bring out the music in you: Join Mel King and other jazz lovers and community leaders for the 5th annual Beans & Cornbread Jazzfest Breakfast. There's no better way than this to warm up for the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival. Stop by from 9 AM to noon for a home-cooked meal prepared by the chefs [...]

Sep 9 2016

September 2016 Newsletter

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Table of contents: Look for JazzBoston at Beantown! I Dudley Jazz Festival Recap with Fred Woodard I Newport, through young eyes and ears I Boston Jazz Brunches I Member's Connection: Win free tickets I No-cost jazz

Sep 2 2016

Opportunity Fund Open Application

By |September 2nd, 2016|Commentary|0 Comments

Applications are now being accepted for September. The application submission window closes on 9/15. Grants will be made to individual artists for specific needs, such as materials, professional development costs, conference fees, and stipends for teaching artists. Applicants may request up to $1,000. $10,000 will be available per month until it runs out. Learn more [...]

Jul 14 2016

A Newport Snapshot: The Herb Pomeroy Big Band, 1958

By |July 14th, 2016|Commentary|0 Comments

By Dick Vacca It’s mid July, and that means the 2016 edition of America’s oldest jazz festival, at Newport, is just weeks away. Boston jazz musicians, starting of course with pianist George Wein, the event’s founder, have always been a presence at Newport, and sometimes they’ve provided some sensational music. So it was in 1958, [...]

Jul 13 2016

July/August 2016 Newsletter

By |July 13th, 2016|Newsletter|0 Comments

Table of contents: The 3rd Annual Cambridge Jazz Festival I Boston Jazz Big Bands: Makanda Project I Renew your JazzBoston membership for Newport Jazz Festival tickets I Member's Connection: Win free tickets I No-cost jazz