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Nov 20 2017

Boston Voyager Magazine interviews JazzBoston President Pauline Bilsky

By |November 20th, 2017|Media Coverage, Newsletter|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

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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 [...]

May 6 2016

BWH, JazzBoston and RTH Unite to Improve Lung Health

By |May 6th, 2016|Media Coverage|0 Comments

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 [...]

May 5 2016

Music and Medicine Coexist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

By |May 5th, 2016|Media Coverage|0 Comments

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, [...]

Apr 22 2016

Jazz Boston celebrates a decade of advocacy

By |April 22nd, 2016|Media Coverage|0 Comments

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 [...]

Apr 16 2016

Boston Globe

By |April 16th, 2016|Media Coverage|0 Comments

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. [...]

Mar 31 2016

Boston Magazine

By |March 31st, 2016|Media Coverage|0 Comments

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 [...]