DigBoston writer Ezra Lebovitz speaks to JazzBoston president Ken Field about the JazzNOW: No Borders concert collaboration with GBH for International Jazz Day. Read the full article HERE.
Members of Greater Boston’s jazz community gather at Wally’s for a repeat of the first-ever group portrait 10 years earlier Download Low Res photo, 720x491 Download Hi Res photo, 4200x2861 On September 7, 2019, JazzBoston assembled jazz musicians, music lovers, presenters, promoters, advocates, and chroniclers from all over Greater Boston’s jazz community at the historic [...]
In September of 2017, in what he termed “A Special Edition for JazzBoston,” Leonard Brown reflected on the birth and 40-year history of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert, the longest running tribute to Coltrane anywhere. As the first concert without Leonard approaches on Oct. 5, you can hear his voice in his words. JCMC co-founder [...]
Haynes Family: a slice of Rox. History By Jawu Miller The Bay State Banner, August 29, 2019, Page 1 The Roxbury in which Michael (in photo) and Roy Haynes were born in the late 1920s disappeared long ago, leveled by the urban renewal wrecking ball in the 1960s. Their family’s three-story frame house, were it [...]
George Schuller’s stunning new film, “Modern Jazz Quartet: From Residency to Legacy” will be screened at MIT’s Killian Hall Friday night, May 17, followed by a Q & A with Schuller and special guests. Featuring Percy Heath, John Lewis, Dave Brubeck, Gunther Schuller, Stephanie Barber, Herb Pomeroy, Ornette [...]
World Music/CRASHarts star-studded concert series begins this Friday Don 't miss this new concert series presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 6 performances over 3 weekends including performances by Joshua Redmond, Jason Moran, Fred Hersch, Kurt Elling, Ken Field and more. World Music/CRASHarts is offering JazzBoston members and friends a 20% discount to all [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]