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    JAZZ / BLUES

    Conversation and Clinic with Branford Marsalis

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    January 28, 2015

    Saxophonist, composer and bandleader Branford Marsalis—member of the First Family of Jazz with his father Ellis and siblings Delfeayo and Jason—will conduct a conversation on his career and creative process and lead a clinic with students in the Harvard Jazz Bands. This event is co-sponsored by the Celebrity Series of Boston. Marsalis and his quartet will appear in concert on Thursday, January 29 at 8 ...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

    Ledisi: The Intimate Truth Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 19, 2015

     Ledisi Anibade Young is an American R&B and jazz recording artist, songwriter and actress. Her first name means “to bring forth” or “to come here” in Yoruba....more

    Lisa Fischer

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 5, 2015

     Anyone who’s seen Lisa Fischer on stage with the Rolling Stones, Sting, or Chris Botti, or in last year’s Oscar-winning documentary film Twenty Feet from Stardom will know well...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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