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Jan 15 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the importance of jazz

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the importance of jazz Opening Address to the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival: God has wrought many things out of oppression. He has endowed his creatures with the capacity to create—and from this capacity has flowed the sweet songs of sorrow and joy that have allowed man to cope [...]

Nov 20 2017

Boston Voyager Magazine interviews JazzBoston President Pauline Bilsky

By |November 20th, 2017|Happenings, Media Coverage|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 [...]

Oct 11 2017

October 2017 Newsletter

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Table of contents: Blowing in the Wind with JazzBoston at Beantown | Mandorla Music expands with Dot Jazz Series | Members' Connection: Win free tickets | Discover Jazz III: Learn at your library, local clubs, jazz festivals, on the radio | No-cost jazz

Sep 11 2017

September 2017 Newsletter

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Table of contents: The All-Star Fred Taylor Scholarship Fund Benefit Concert is Tuesday! | JazzBoston at Beantown | JazzBird update for iPhones & iPads | Members' Connection: Win free tickets | Leonard Brown reflects on the John Coltrane Memorial Concert at 40 | No-cost jazz

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 [...]