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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 [...]

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 [...]

Feb 22 2018

CRASHfest 2018: Music Knows No Borders

By |February 22nd, 2018|Forum|0 Comments

On Saturday, Feb. 24, CRASHfest takes over the entire House of Blues for the third year with it’s eclectic indoor music festival featuring Rubblebucket, Vieux Farka Touré, Mokoomba, Zeshan B, Flor de Toloache, and more. See the full lineup here.Over 10 high energy bands of musicians and dancers from Brazil to Zimbabwe will spread across three performance spaces, including a [...]

Nov 20 2017

Boston Voyager Magazine interviews JazzBoston President Pauline Bilsky

By |November 20th, 2017|Forum, Media Coverage|0 Comments

Boston Voyager asked for a “fun” personal photo. Shown here: Pauline Bilsky, left, with Elynor Walcott, matriarch of the family that owns and manages Boston’s most historic jazz venue, Wally’s Jazz Café. (Jean Hangarter photo) Today we’d like to introduce you to Pauline Bilsky. Pauline, please share your story with us. How did you [...]

Apr 22 2017

Scholarship in Fred Taylor’s name announced at JazzBoston event

By |April 22nd, 2017|Forum, Media Coverage|0 Comments

By Lexi Peery, Globe Correspondent April 22, 2017 Three months after Fred Taylor was fired from his longtime post as artistic director at Scullers Jazz Club, JazzBoston is dedicating its annual Jazz Week celebration to him. Taylor, who helped shape Boston’s jazz scene over several decades by booking such iconic performers as Miles Davis, Duke [...]

Sep 24 2016

5th annual Beans & Cornbread Jazzfest Breakfast

By |September 24th, 2016|Commentary, Forum|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 2 2016

Opportunity Fund Open Application

By |September 2nd, 2016|Commentary, Forum|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 [...]