Jazz Show/Jam with Daryl Lowery & Berklee faculty
February 7 - December 4, 2012
The first hour of the event is a concert, featuring the host band - some of the finest musicians from the area and often featuring great players from NYC and beyond. After the first hour, we open it up to the “jammers” who get the opportunity sit in and hone their skills trading licks with some of the finest players in the area. Some of the best jazz can be heard here any Tuesday night! Come watch or play!!
This weeks feature/host: Daryl Lowery and friends.
Daryl Lowery, saxophonist, was born and raised in the Metropolitan New York area were he was exposed to Jazz, Soul, Funk, R&B and fell in love with these and other African American art forms. Daryl came to Boston to study at New England Conservatory and has since recorded and/or performed with such notables as imortals Dizzy Gilespie and Jackie Byard, the eclectic Ran Blake and Boston's funk legend Ellis Hall. In addition to occasional tours during the past five years with Sony Music artist Al Kooper, he performs regularly with the Boston based Soul/R&B Urban Renewal Band, the Greg Hopkins 16 Piece Jazz Orchestra and Blues After Dark. Daryl has been a Berklee College of Music faculty member since 1987.