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    JAZZ / BLUES

    Introducing Polly Gibbons, A Magical Evening at Ryles Jazz Club

    Presented by Ryles Jazz Club and Sue Auclair Promotions at Ryles Jazz Club

    September 16, 2014

    Resonance Records presents singer Polly Gibbons in a special Boston area appearance. The showcase coincides with the release of her new CD and video disc on the Resonance Records Label: Many Faces of Love.

    Appearing with Gibbons at Ryles will be New York-based pianist John di Martino who, according to jazz critic Will Friedwald, "is fast emerging as one of the major pianist-musical directors ...more


    Advanced Audio Live

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center

    September 23, 2014

    Held in conjunction with the A3E Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange Conference, this concert will be a showcase for advanced audio applications that are changing how music is being produced...more

    Dawn of Midi / Cookies

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939

    September 24, 2014

    Listenable and insane: that’s the sound Dawn of Midi spent years shaping, culminating in its most mesmerizing work yet, Dysnomia.

    In...more

    Auguster / Rich People Food / K.O

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939

    September 25, 2014

    Formed in early 2013, Auguster has built a successful reputation around the Boston area. Started by singer-songwriter Jimmy Marino, the six-piece band seamlessly blends rock, pop-punk, and...more

    Natixis Global Asset Management and Berklee College of Music Present Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Corner of Massachusetts and Columbus Avenues

    September 27, 2014

    On September 27, music lovers of all ages will gather for the 14th annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival in Boston's historic South End - home to several legendary clubs during Boston's...more

    Gordon Michaels Concert at Riverside Theatre Works

    Presented by Riverside Theatre Works at Riverside Theatre Works

    September 27, 2014

    Gordon Michaels, one of Boston’s most seasoned soul singers, will appear at Riverside Theatre Works on September 27 at 8:00 PM for a one-time performance of his cabaret show, “Blast of...more

    Pink Martini

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Symphony Hall

    September 28, 2014

    Influenced by Latin music, jazz, cabaret, cinema scores, and more, Pink Martini brings melodies and rhythms from different parts of the world together to create a fabulously eclectic, modern...more

    Leo Blanco / Jason Anick and Jason Yeager

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center

    September 30, 2014

     Berklee assistant professor of piano Leo Blanco kicks off this faculty showcase night with original compositions blending contemporary South American music, modern harmonies, and...more

    Mehmet Ali Sanlikol & whatsnext in Concert at Scullers Jazz Club

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club and Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 1, 2014

    “This is classic American-bred jazz with a slight Turkish accent, bold and refreshing in its own way and well worth hearing.” - Jack Bowers, AllAboutJazz.com.

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    Legendary Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Oct 2 at Scullers, CD Release Party, 42nd Season Opener

    Presented by Aardvark Jazz Orchestra at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 2, 2014

    The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, one of the longest running large jazz ensembles in the world, has been called “stunning” (Billboard.com), “brilliant” (CultureJazzFrance) and...more

    "A Love Supreme": the 37th annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert w/ Donald Harrison

    Presented by Friends of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) and Friends of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC)

    October 18, 2014

    The Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) in collaboration with the Center for the Arts at Northeastern University present the 2014 John Coltrane Memorial Concert celebrating the 50th...more

    Dianne Reeves

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    October 18, 2014

    Four-time Grammy Award–winner Dianne Reeves is among the most prominent and influential vocalists in jazz. She’s a glorious singer with a sumptuous sound, who has for three decades...more

    SpokFrevo Orquestra

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    October 19, 2014

    An astounding 17-piece big band from northeast Brazil, SpokFrevo Orquestra draws inspiration from frevo, a vibrant, old style of carnaval music packed with high energy, driving rhythms, and...more

    Presevation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    October 26, 2014

    New Orleans Legends, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint join forces for an evening of legendary music making. With current director Ben Jaffe, Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings the...more

    Vocalist Cyrille Aimée

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 29, 2014

    Winner of the Montreux Jazz Festival's International Vocal Competition, the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and finalist in the Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition,...more

    Rockapella

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 31, 2014

    Often imitated, never duplicated, this certifiably unique pop musical group has taken the traditional genre of a cappella to a new level. The little miracle that keeps the crowds coming back...more

    Mavis Staples

    Presented by Spectacle Management at John Hancock Hall

    November 8, 2014

    For more than sixty years, from her early days with The Staple Singers to her recent work with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples has been legend of the Gospel and Blues. Staples is a Rock and...more

    Arturo Sandoval

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    November 28, 2014

    He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars performing with Celine Dion, at the Grammy Awards with Justin Timberlake and in...more

    Chris Botti

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    December 10, 2014

    Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to audiences...more

    Brad Mehldau Trio

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    December 13, 2014

    Recently called “the most influential jazz pianist of the last 20 years” (The New York Times), Brad Mehldau combines rigorous artistry, eclectic music tastes, and breathtaking...more

    Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest Donald Harrison, CubaNOLA

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Berklee Performance Center

    March 14, 2015

    Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest, alto saxophonist and New Orleans native Donald Harrison, explore the common roots of jazz as seen in the early music of...more

    What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow with Kyle Athayde Dance Party

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall

    April 10, 2015

    Considered among the greatest American composers in any genre, Duke Ellington’s work looms large on the cultural landscape. In this performance, Rob Kapilow shines the What Makes it Great?...more

    Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall

    April 12, 2015

    Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock stunned jazz audiences in 1978 when, in the midst of jazz-rock’s enormous popularity, they toured as an acoustic piano duet. That spirited tour produced two...more

    Terence Blanchard Quintet and Ravi Coltrane Quartet

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Berklee Performance Center

    April 25, 2015

    A five-time Grammy Award winner and renowned film-score and soundtrack composer, trumpeter Terence Blanchard is one of the great renaissance men of jazz. Grammy-nominated saxophonist and Blue Note...more

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