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    JAZZ / BLUES

    20th Anniversary Celebration w/Toni Lynn Washington, "Sax" Gordon and David Maxwell

    Presented by The Paul Speidel Band at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    November 26, 2014

     The Paul Speidel Band is celebrating twenty years of Jazz and Blues performances in the Greater Boston area.  This concert will feature several all-stars who've performed with the group over the years: vocalist Toni Lynn Washington, "Sax" Gordon and legendary pianist David Maxwell.  

    "Paul Speidel's guitar playing is impressive. He manages to mix blues and jazz and ...more


    Vocal Jazz Festival

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    December 1 - December 2, 2014

    Vocal Jazz Ensembles perform music in the styles of such groups as The Manhattan Transfer, New York Voices, Take 6, The Real Group, The Andrew Sisters, and The Swingle Singers as well as...more

    Mirel Wagner / Jenine Irabagon

    Presented by David Friend Recital Hall

    December 6, 2014

     Mirel Wagner's songs are like a smooth, polished pebbles thrown into a bottomless pond, drops of life that set the darkness rippling. Her acoustic balladry is as far as you’ll get...more

    Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    December 7, 2014

    Join us for Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse, featuring Steve Marvin and Jim Porcella, the 2 Swingin' Tenors, with Jim Rice on piano. These two national recording artists have combined their...more

    Chris Botti

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 10 - December 11, 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

    Singers Showcase: A Tribute to Muscle Shoals

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    December 11, 2014

    Singers Showcase, Berklee's premier vocal event, offers a variety of styles and musical settings for some of the college's exceptional singers. The most outstanding lead singers are chosen...more

    Guitar Night: Bucky Pizzarelli, Gene Bertoncini, and Ed Laub

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    December 12, 2014

    Guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli is one of the masters of jazz guitar. Bucky has played with just about every legendary jazz musician and in 2012, recorded with Paul McCartney on his Grammy-winning...more

    Brad Mehldau Trio

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    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

    Urban Nutcracker

    Presented by Tony Williams Dance Center at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, Boston’s original holiday classic, is back for its 13th season and packed with more magic for the whole family. Fusing Tchaikovsky’s...more

    CubaNOLA

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    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

    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, Boston

    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

    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, Ron Kapilow shines the What Makes it...more

    Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    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

    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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