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Nov 27 2018

Aardvark Christmas Concert

By |November 27th, 2018|Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

THE AARDVARK CHRISTMAS CONCERT AN ANNUAL BOSTON HOLIDAY TRADITION 46th Aardvark Christmas Concert celebrates our common humanity By Mark Harvey, Founder/Music Director The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra’s Christmas Concert on December 8, 2018 will be the 46th installment of this holiday tradition. Always a benefit performance, this year’s beneficiary will [...]

Nov 27 2018

The 41st John Coltrane Memorial Concert

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Leonard Brown writes about the 41st John Coltrane Memorial Concert Music infused with celebration, reflection, and hope To our dear JazzBoston friends and supporters, The Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert, Inc. (fJCMC, Inc.), in collaboration with Northeastern University’s Office of Student Affairs and the College of Social Sciences [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]