By Mission Hill Gazette Staff (May 6 , 2016) - Stan Strickland, left, Joe Mulholland, center, and Wannetta Jackson, right, sing together during Brigham and Women’s Hospital Lung Center and JazzBoston “Good Music = Good Health Jazz Fair” in the outdoor Levinson Plaza at the Mission Park housing development on April 30. The event was [...]
On April 30, the BWH Lung Center, BWH Center for Pulmonary Heart Disease and JazzBoston—a nonprofit advocacy organization for Greater Boston’s jazz community—teamed up with the Roxbury Tenants of Harvard (RTH) for the first “Good Music = Good Health Jazz Fair,” a community-based health and wellness event held in RTH’s outdoor Levinson Plaza in Mission [...]
Can borrowing techniques from wind instrumentalists help rebuild lung strength? By Jamie Ducharme | Hub Health | May 4, 2016, 3:52 p.m. Vocalists and wind instrumentalists rely on specific techniques, such as circular breathing, to power through long, challenging pieces of music, and to create beautiful sounds in the process. Now, thanks to a new partnership, [...]
By Steve Smith GLOBE STAFF (April 21, 2016) – Thinking about jazz, certain cities come to mind instantly: New York City, New Orleans, and Chicago, maybe Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Los Angeles. Boston, too, deserves a spot on the list, having nurtured legendary artists, bustling clubs, thriving schools, and storied personalities. Still, even admirers can [...]
BOSTON (April 18, 2016) – Jazz Week, the annual celebration of Boston’s thriving jazz scene, its role as a world center of jazz education and birthplace of jazz legends, launches its 10th edition on Friday, April 22. Jazz Week ‘16 – organized and coordinated by JazzBoston (www.jazzboston.org) for the past ten years – will run [...]
Your Week Ahead Five things to do in and around Boston, April 18-24 Jazz Week, fairy houses, supercross motorcycles, and more. JAZZ IT UP BOSTON (April 16th, 2016) – Starting Friday, April 22 figures from the local jazz scene unite for the 10-day musical celebration Jazz Week. Events take place across Boston, including City Hall. [...]
Arts & Entertainment/Free Events Free Things to Do in Boston, April 2016 Lots of free art and Boston’s favorite spring event—the 120th Marathon—all await this month. By Carly Metz, BOSTON (March 31, 2016) – Jazz Week “Free” and “music” is a pairing that’s always worth checking out. April 22-May 1 is the 10th annual Jazz Week, and with [...]
With its 10th anniversary approaching in January, JazzBoston has expanded its leadership by electing long-time board member Emmett G. Price III to the position of Chief Executive Officer and the new role of Chairman of the Board.