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Sep 13 2019

2019 Jazz Community Portrait

By |September 13th, 2019|Forum, Press Releases|0 Comments

Members of Greater Boston’s jazz community will gather at Wally’s for a repeat of the first-ever group portrait 10 years ago Download Low Res photo, 720x491 Download Hi Res photo, 4200x2861 On Saturday afternoon, September 7, JazzBoston will assemble jazz musicians, music lovers, presenters, promoters, advocates, and chroniclers from all over Greater Boston’s jazz community [...]

Sep 12 2019

Leonard Brown’s Reflections on 40 years of JCMC

By |September 12th, 2019|Forum|0 Comments

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 [...]

Sep 10 2019

Haynes Family: a slice of Rox. History

By |September 10th, 2019|Commentary, Forum|0 Comments

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 [...]

May 17 2019

A film screening: The Modern Jazz Quartet

By |May 17th, 2019|Forum|0 Comments

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 [...]

Mar 18 2019

Jazz Without Borders 2019

By |March 18th, 2019|Events, Forum, Free Ticket Drawing|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]