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    JAZZ / BLUES

    The Checkout Live At Berklee Presents the Gregorio Uribe Big Band

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

    April 1, 2015

    Big band leader/singer/accordionist Gregorio Uribe was born in Colombia, studied at Berklee College of Music, and is now based in New York where he leads the Gregorio Uribe Big Band, a 16-piece orchestra that blends Colombian rhythms with big band arrangements. The band has held a monthly residency at Zinc Bar for four years and has performed at the Kennedy Center, Iridium Jazz Club, and Celebrate ...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

    Joan Armatrading

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

    April 10, 2015

     With 20 stunning albums, three Grammy nominations, and scores of awards, Joan Armatrading's subtle and sublime music has touched millions of people all over the world. Her career has...more

    Earthsound featuring Warren Senders

    Presented by Earthsound

    April 10, 2015

    Earthsound presents exciting original jazz and music by bassist Jason Davis and pianist Henrique Eisenmann, alongside improvisation to beautiful nature sounds from around the world. Earthsound is...more

    Lazlo Gardony

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    April 10, 2015

    Laszlo Gardony is a critically acclaimed artist who has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 24 countries. Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition,...more

    Newton Creative Arts & Sciences "Spring into Swing"

    Presented by Newton Creative Arts & Sciences

    April 10, 2015

    "Spring into Swing" features vocalist Semenya McCord and her six-piece jazz ensemble. Ms. McCord shares the flight of swinging song vibes, riding the...more

    “Take the ‘A’ Train” – The Music of Billy Strayhorn

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 10, 2015

    The theme of this year's Faculty Jazz Concert at Winchester Community Music School is “Take the ‘A’ Train," featuring the works of great American jazz composer and...more

    Free Faculty Jazz Concert

    Presented by Concord Conservatory of Music at Concord Conservatory of Music, Concord

    April 10, 2015

    Concord Conservatory of Music (CCM) continues its month-long celebration of jazz with a free faculty concert held at CCM. The concert dovetails with Jazz...more

    a conversation and demonstration with the VIJAY IYER TRIO

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

    April 10, 2015

    Pianist, composer and bandleader Vijay Iyer—a MacArthur Fellow, a Grammy nominee, and, since 2014, the Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts at Harvard—will conduct...more

    Jazz Meets Broadway

    Presented by Highland Jazz

    April 11, 2015

    The Bo and Bill Winiker Quintet will celebrate the great jazz musicians who have adopted the music of Broadway and made it their own by adding the rhythms of jazz and the excitement of...more

    Cassandra Wilson

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

    April 11, 2015

    American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer Cassandra Wilson performs the Boston premiere of Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday, celebrating Billie Holiday's...more

    Swing Into Spring with Roy Scott Big Band

    Presented by The Sharon Bands

    April 11, 2015

    The Roy Scott Big Band presents a "Swing Into Spring" concert. The event takes place at Holiday Inn Taunton, which boasts a large 24' x 36' dance floor. ...more

    New Music by Mark Harvey

    Presented by Aardvark Jazz Orchestra and MIT Music and Theater Arts at MIT's Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge

    April 11, 2015

    Called “spellbinding” (The Boston Globe), “brilliant” (CultureJazz.Fr), and “stunning” (Billboard.com), the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues its 42nd season...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

    Plucky Strum CD Release Event

    Presented by The Lilypad

    April 12, 2015

    Whaling City Sound is proud to present Plucky Strum, the new acoustic duo from bassist Harvie S and guitarist Sheryl Bailey. Please join them in this rare Boston appearance. Plucky Strum combines...more

    A-Town Jazz Festival, featuring Greg Hopkins & Lydia Harrell

    Presented by Morningside Music Studios and Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

    The town of Arlington will once again pulse with the sounds of jazz when the Fourth Annual A-Town Jazz Festival kicks in on April 11th and 12th. The Festival, hosted by Dan Fox and Morningside...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 14, 2015

    Join our Underground Faculty Band for a Blues Jam session at Winchester Community Music School. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques...more

    Tower of Power

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 15, 2015

    For close to 50 years, Tower of Power has been creating their own kind of soul music. Since 1968, Tower of Power has delivered their unique brand of music to their fans, appearing before sold out...more

    A Conversation with Harold Mabern and George Coleman

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts) at Thompson Room, Barker Center, Cambridge

    April 17, 2015

    Moderated by Ingrid Monson, Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music. Barker Center for the Humanities, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA. Admission free (tickets/RSVPs not required; seating...more

    Rhiannon Giddens

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    April 18, 2015

     Founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops Rhiannon Giddens is touring with her own band to support her solo debut, Tomorrow Is My Turn, a collaboration with T Bone Burnett that deftly...more

    Memphis Jazz Giants

    Presented by Jazz Program (Office for the Arts at Harvard) at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    April 18, 2015

    Office for the Arts at Harvard and Harvard Jazz Bands present
    George Coleman and Harold Mabern
    Harvard University Jazz Masters in...more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: 3 Sudacas

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    April 21, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Symphonic Band at BC Arts Festival

    Presented by Boston College Bands at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    April 24, 2015

     Come join Boston College’s Symphonic Band for BC’s annual Arts Festival, Friday, April 24 at 8 PM in historic Gasson Hall. The Symphonic Band will be performing selections from...more

    BC bOp! at the Arts Fest

    Presented by Boston College Bands

    April 24, 2015

     Join BC bOp! for some afternoon fun as they celebrate the start of spring at BC’s annual Arts Festival on Friday, April 24 at noon inside the Main Tent in O’Neill Plaza....more

    Ayaman: BlueJazz Strings and Combos Spring Concert

    Presented by Wellesley College at Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley

    April 24, 2015

    Ayaman signifies a call to gather. We gather for a week-long series of events to celebrate 30 years of vibrant Jazz-World Music at Wellesley.  Wellesley BlueJazz Strings and Combos open...more

    The New Black Eagle Jazz Band

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    April 24, 2015

    One of the most respected bands in America, The New Black Eagle Jazz Band , now in it's 36th year, plays traditional jazz. Their style covers a wide range found in early New Orleans,...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

    Dancing with bOp!

    Presented by Boston College Bands

    April 25, 2015

     Dancing with bOp! brings Boston College’s dance ensembles together with BC bOp!, the premiere jazz ensemble, to dance the night away at BC’s annual Arts Festival. From swing...more

    Darol Anger and The Furies

    Presented by notloB Music

    April 25, 2015

    In Greek mythology, Furies were ferocious godlike female avengers who would swoop down on mortals and destroy them. In this band, the only difference is that instead of destruction, inspiration...more

    HipHarp featuring Deborah Henson-Conant

    Presented by HipHarp

    April 25, 2015

    "HipHarpist" Deborah Henson-Conant (DHC) is returning to one of the best Coffeehouse in the country, 'Circle of Friends Coffeehouse' at the Universalist Society Meeting House in...more

    Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 30, 2015

    The work of Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox has been viewed on the ensemble’s YouTube channel well over a hundred million times. Most of those doing the viewing, however, are not...more

    Gordon College Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at Phillips Music Center, Gordon College, Wenham

    April 30, 2015

    The Gordon College Jazz Ensemble "The Coy Pond Piranhas" will perform their annual spring concert. The concert will include popular jazz standards such as “Satin Doll, ”...more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: Ludovica String Quartet

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    May 5, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Pink Martini

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    May 6, 2015

    Mark your calendars for the fabulous musical sensation, PINK MARTINI!  Founded in 1994 by bandleader Thomas Lauderdale, the performance elegantly showcases music from around the world through...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 7, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    TickleJuice CD Release Party

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 7, 2015

    Certainly, TickleJuice recalls the music of Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, George Adams, and the whole pantheon of Improvisers of American Music of the 20th century, but...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 12, 2015

    Join our Underground Faculty Band for a Blues Jam session at Winchester Community Music School. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques...more

    Kurt Elling's Passion World with special guest Anat Cohen

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    May 15, 2015

    Named DownBeat Critics Poll’s Male Vocalist of the Year an unprecedented fourteen times, Kurt Elling is one of the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. Originally commissioned by Jazz at...more

    Shepley Metcalf sings Going Places

    Presented by Third Life Studio at Third Life Studio, Somerville

    May 15, 2015

    Hop aboard for Going Places, terrific traveling tunes and city songs offered up by Shepley and Ron Roy, the "superb cabaret/jazz singer and her ace piano accompanist" (The Boston...more

    Chris Brubeck's Triple Play

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    May 17, 2015

    Triple Play - Peter Madcat Ruth, Joel Brown, and Chris Brubeck - create a remarkable mix of folk, blues, and jazz. The groupo is led by the late Dave Brubeck's son Chris, himself an acclaimed...more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: Edmar Colón Quartet

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    May 19, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Celebrating the Great American Songbook with Lewis Porter and Lee Konitz

    Presented by Lexington Community Education at Follen Community Church, Lexington

    May 23, 2015

    Canonized by jazz musicians and music historians alike, The Great American Songbook ...more

    Blues After Hours Tribute to Mai Cramer - 8th Annual

    Presented by Regent Theatre and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    May 30, 2015

     

    8th Annual “Blues After Hours” Concert & Fundraiser In Memory of Mai Cramer - Featuring Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson and Sugar Ray & The Bluetones


    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: ChoroBop Trio

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    June 2, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    June 4, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Jazz Pianist Laszlo Gardony Returns to artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 4, 2015

    Laszlo Gardony Quartet. Laszlo Gardony is a critically acclaimed artist who has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 24 countries. Gardony has been called...more

    Buddy Guy

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 7, 2015

     At age 77, he’s a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled...more

    Jazz at the Firehouse featuring Giacomo Gates with Tim Ray Trio

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    June 14, 2015

    Giacomo Gates is an internationally recognized recording artist, singer, educator, interpreter and lyricist.  He combines music, history, humor, compelling stage presence and natural rapport...more

    Jazz at the Firehouse featuring Max Whiting Quintet

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    June 21, 2015

    ZUMIX is pleased to present our 2015 Jazz at the Firehouse Concert Series, featuring incredible jazz music in ZUMIX’s beautifully renovated Firehouse, just a few blocks from East...more

    Keb' Mo'

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 25, 2015

     Three-time Grammy winner and visionary roots-music storyteller Keb’ Mo’ embarks on a new chapter in his career with the April 22 release of ‘BLUESAmericana’ on Kind...more

    New Bedford Folk Festival

    Presented by New Bedford Summerfest at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, New Bedford

    July 4 - July 5, 2015

    The New Bedford Folk Festival will celebrate its milestone 20th Anniversary with an impressive lineup of the best in contemporary, Americana, traditional,  blues and Celtic folk music. Folk...more

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