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November/December 2018

Aardvark Christmas Concert

November 27th, 2018|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 [...]

The 41st John Coltrane Memorial Concert

November 27th, 2018|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 [...]

November/December Free Ticket Drawing

November 27th, 2018|0 Comments

November/December 2018 free ticket drawing You must be a JazzBoston member to be eligible to win. Not sure whether your membership is up to date? Send us a quick email or just enter the drawing and [...]

Upcoming no-cost Jazz

November 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Upcoming no-cost jazz Babson Music Collective Fall Concert, NEC Jazz Orchestra presents Vanguard: The Music of Ran Blake, NEC Prep Youth Jazz Orchestra + Nieske

October 2018

The other stars of Beantown

October 30th, 2018|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 [...]

Free Ticket Drawing

October 30th, 2018|0 Comments

October 2018 free ticket drawing You must be a JazzBoston member to be eligible to win. Not sure whether your membership is up to date? Send us a quick email or just enter the drawing and [...]

Upcoming no-cost Jazz

October 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Upcoming no-cost jazz The Rich Greenblatt Vibes Quartet, The John Kordalewski Trio, Jason Palmer Quintet, Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, Makanda Project, NEC: Gospel & Jazz Composers Ensemble, Listening Party: The music [...]

September 2018

Beantown Part 1: Kick off your day with a jazzy breakfast

September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival, Saturday, Sept. 29, Part 1: Kick off your day with a jazzy breakfast Mel King and the South End Technology Center invite you to their annual Bring Out the [...]

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival: What to listen for onstage

September 28th, 2018|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 3: Offstage, look for JazzBoston in the middle of the action

September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Beantown Part 3: Offstage, look for JazzBoston in the middle of the action JazzBoston will be in our usual central location again this year. Visit with our partner, the Lung Center at Brigham [...]

Free Ticket Drawing

September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

September 2018 free ticket drawing You must be a JazzBoston member to be eligible to win. Not sure if your membership has lapsed? Send us a quick email or just enter the drawing and we'll let [...]

No cost Jazz

September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Upcoming no-cost events The Rich Greenblatt Vibes Quartet, The John Kordalewski Trio, Jason Palmer Quintet, Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, Makanda Project, NEC: Gospel & Jazz Composers Ensemble, Listening Party: The music [...]

July/August 2018

Co-founder Larry Ward talks about Cambridge Jazz Festival at 5

July 15th, 2018|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) [...]

Founder Fred Woodard talks about Dudley Jazz Festival at 3

July 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The Fred Woodard Collective, left to right: Matthew Williams – drums, Fred Woodard – guitar, Akili Jamal Haynes – bass, Fredrick Woodard (Fred’s son) – violin The Dudley Jazz Festival, July 28, [...]

Explore these summer & fall festivals

July 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Summer is the time for day trips and weekend excursions to great jazz festivals all over New England. Hop in the car and drive until you hear the sound of live jazz! July [...]

July/August 2018 Free Ticket Drawing

July 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The July/August 2018 free ticket drawing has ended All winners will be notified shortly. Check back in September for the next ticket drawing. You must be a member to win. Not sure if your membership [...]

July/August 2018 No cost Jazz

July 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Upcoming no-cost events NEMPAC Jazz in the Park Summer Concert Series,  McAuliffe@Night Summer Jazz Series, BPL Concerts in the Courtyard, Properly Unprepared, BPL Concerts in the Courtyard, Tyson Jackson, Jazz [...]

May 2018

Favorite photos from Jazz Week 2018, Part 1

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

We hope you took advantage of the tremendous variety of live jazz performed all over Greater Boston during Jazz Week 2018 to discover new musicians and new venues you can enjoy year round. In [...]

Favorite photos from Jazz Week 2018, Part 2

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

The No Walls Express returned to Boston’s City Council Chamber to preview International Jazz Day with a mini-concert for the 5th consecutive year, the Arlington Jazz Festival marked its 7th anniversary, distinguished panels dissected [...]

Message from JazzBoston’s President

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Eric Jackson and two more Larry’s, Ward and Cronin, join JazzBoston’s Board Left to right in the photo above: Jason Palmer, Jon Taubman, Larry Ward, Pauline Bilsky, Eric Jackson, Larry Cronin. Not shown: [...]

May 2018 Free Ticket Drawing

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

The May 2018 free ticket drawing has ended 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 [...]

May 2018 No cost Jazz

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Upcoming no-cost events Cambridge Arts River Festival, Middlesex Jazz Festival, Fenway Porchfest, Makanda Project, Fête de la Musique, NEMPAC jazz in the park summer concert series. […]

March 2018

12th annual Jazz Week celebrates Eric Jackson

March 23rd, 2018|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 [...]

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

March 23rd, 2018|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, [...]

March 2018 Free Ticket Drawing

March 23rd, 2018|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 [...]

March 2018 No cost Jazz

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Upcoming no-cost events Jazz and Wildcard Honors Ensemble Concert, Famed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues 45th season with premiere of Mark Harvey’s Faces of Souls, Jazz: A Tribute to Geri Allen, [...]