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Apr 26 2018

‘Eric in the Evening’ honored by JazzBoston

By |April 26th, 2018|Forum, Media Coverage|0 Comments

Published in the Bay State Banner 04-26-2018, Photo: Don West JazzBoston honored Eric Jackson (second from left) with a Medal of Gratitude for his decades of opening ears and hearts to jazz through his radio show on WGBH-FM “Eric in the Evening.” The honor is extended to a week of recognition during JazzBoston’s annual Jazz [...]

Mar 23 2018

12th annual Jazz Week celebrates Eric Jackson

By |March 23rd, 2018|Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

12th annual Jazz Week celebrates Eric Jackson Jazz Week 2018 kicks off on Friday, April 20, and runs through Monday, April 30. As always, this annual rite of spring is scheduled to tie into the national observance of April as Jazz Appreciation Month and, since 2012, the worldwide observance of April 30 as International [...]

Mar 23 2018

JazzBoston’s Annual Members & Friends Party is the place to be on April 22

By |March 23rd, 2018|Forum, Newsletter|0 Comments

JazzBoston’s Annual Members & Friends Party Join us on April 22, connect with other members of the jazz community, thank Eric Jackson in person for his tireless support of Greater Boston's jazz scene, hear great music by the Yoron Israel Trio – New Dreams, jam with some of Boston's finest musicians, and enjoy [...]

Mar 23 2018

March 2018 Free Ticket Drawing

By |March 23rd, 2018|Free Ticket Drawing, Newsletter|0 Comments

Welcome to the March 2018 free ticket drawing This ticket drawing has officially ended. Check back next month for more free ticket options. View the calendar items below, then Submit your name, email, and top choices in the form. Include as many shows as you like, however winners will only receive one pair of tickets [...]

Feb 22 2018

CRASHfest 2018: Music Knows No Borders

By |February 22nd, 2018|Forum|0 Comments

On Saturday, Feb. 24, CRASHfest takes over the entire House of Blues for the third year with it’s eclectic indoor music festival featuring Rubblebucket, Vieux Farka Touré, Mokoomba, Zeshan B, Flor de Toloache, and more. See the full lineup here.Over 10 high energy bands of musicians and dancers from Brazil to Zimbabwe will spread across three performance spaces, including a [...]

Feb 5 2018

Berklee High School Jazz Festival celebrates its 50th

By |February 5th, 2018|Newsletter|0 Comments

Photo credit: Berklee College of Music 50th Berklee High School Jazz Festival to Honor Ellis Marsalis, Students on February 10 This free event is the largest high school jazz competition in the nation Berklee College of Music will present the 50th annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival, the country’s largest high school jazz [...]

Feb 5 2018

February 2018 No cost Jazz

By |February 5th, 2018|Newsletter|0 Comments

February 2018  no-cost jazz Clockwise: Students perform at Berklee's High School Jazz Festival, Dave Holland, Family and Children's Concert Series, Bob Brookmeyer. 50th Annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival - A free day of jazz at Hynes Convention Center this Saturday, February 10. The Berklee High School Jazz Festival will celebrate [...]

Jan 15 2018

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

By |January 15th, 2018|Commentary|0 Comments

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 [...]