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Arlington Jazz Festival returns for a 13th year
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Arlington Jazz Festival returns for a 13th year
The Arlington Jazz Festival will bring the croons of local and international musicians to town next month for the 13th year.
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Jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant explores feminism through history, myth
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Jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant explores feminism through history, myth
Cécile McLorin Salvant is a jazz vocalist, but her latest album “Mélusine,” pushes the boundaries of the genre.
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Jonathan Suazo’s 'Ricano’ fuses Puerto Rican, Dominican traditions
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Jonathan Suazo’s 'Ricano’ fuses Puerto Rican, Dominican traditions
Boston-based saxophonist and composer Jonathan Suazo released “Ricano” on Aug. 4, 2023, and the album was recently named by The New York Times as one of the 10 best, across all genres, for the year.
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Groover’s music keeps the doors open
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Groover’s music keeps the doors open
Gregory Groover Jr. and his quartet will perform songs from his two albums, “Negro Spiritual Songbook, Vol. 1” and “Negro Spiritual Songbook, Vol. 2: The Message,” on Oct. 21 as part of the Celebrity Series of Boston.
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Boston fall music preview
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Boston fall music preview
A great number of musicians will be performing in venues throughout Boston this fall, making up for time lost during the pandemic.
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Jazz fest at Eustis Estate honors David Chesnut
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Jazz fest at Eustis Estate honors David Chesnut
In the late 1890s, musician David Chesnut worked as a coachman and chauffeur at the Eustis Estate in Milton. Now his legacy will be celebrated there with the inaugural David Chesnut Jazz Festival.
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In full swing! Newport Jazz Festival 2023
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In full swing! Newport Jazz Festival 2023
The 2023 Newport Jazz Festival takes place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 4–6, in Newport, Rhode Island. Now in its 69th year, this year’s lineup continues the tradition of showcasing well-established musicians and emerging talent.
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Cambridge Jazz Festival returns to Danehy Park
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Cambridge Jazz Festival returns to Danehy Park
The eighth annual Cambridge Jazz Festival returns this weekend featuring Mozambican performer Albino Mbie, Puerto Rican percussionist Eguie Castrillo, Grammy Award-winning Panamanian pianist Danilo Pérez and many more.
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Dudley Jazz Fest, a summer staple, returns
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Dudley Jazz Fest, a summer staple, returns
Every summer, Mary Hannon Playground in the Dudley Village Campus neighborhood of Dorchester comes alive with the croons of local and national musicians performing in the Dudley Jazz Festival. Later this month, the hyper-local stage will once again host jazz performers for six hours of free live music.
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Charles River Jazz Festival returns for a third year
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Charles River Jazz Festival returns for a third year
The sweet notes of the saxophone will once again float downstream at the Charles River Jazz Festival, returning for a third year in Herter Park in Allston. The festival features a strong lineup of performers of color, including Braxton Cook, Michael Mayo, Farayi Malek and others.
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Saxophonist, composer Jacques Schwarz-Bart blends cultural rhythms and ritual in ‘The Harlem Suite’
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Saxophonist, composer Jacques Schwarz-Bart blends cultural rhythms and ritual in ‘The Harlem Suite’
“The Harlem Suite” is the latest album (released March 31 on the Ropeadope label) from Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Berklee professor, saxophonist and composer.
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Black-owned Grace by Nia brings food, music and much needed diversity to Seaport
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Black-owned Grace by Nia brings food, music and much needed diversity to Seaport
Nia Grace, owner of Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen in Roxbury, opens a vibrant, glamorous jazz club and restaurant in the Seaport this week in collaboration with Big Night.
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