Geri Allen's passing last June at age 60 shocked the jazz world. Allen, a beloved pianist, composer, and educator, was known for her versatility and creativity across every stylistic area of jazz, broadly conceived. The New York Times obituary noted that “Ms. Allen’s style—harmonically refracted and rhythmically complex, but also fluid—formed a bridge between jazz’s halcyon midcentury period and its diffuse present.”
On February 16-17, 2018 Harvard University's Hutchins Center will host Timeless Portraits and Dreams: A Festival Symposium in Honor of Geri Allen at Paine Hall 3 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.
WGBH supporters can received early access to tickets to this celebration of Geri's life and music using the promo code "WGBHJAZZ". Tickets for the performances are free and will be available from the Harvard Box Office on February 7, 2018. Panel discussions are first come, first served
Each live broadcast begins at 10pm, when Eric introduces the artists on the Scullers Jazz Club stage to his listeners on 89.7 WGBH Radio.
TUNE IN TO 89.7 SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17TH AT 10PM TO HEAR JEREMY PELT "LIVE FROM SCULLERS"
Stave Sessions, the multi-night festival presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston takes place March 20 through 24, 2018 at 160 Mass Avenue, an intimate club venue with floor-to-ceiling glass windows located on the Berklee College of Music campus. Stave Sessions 2018 marks our fourth year in this exciting venue.
The Boston Art & Music Soul Fest is an epic, multistage, fun-for-fall festival that aims to promote, connect and celebrate Afro-centric culture, heritage, and contributions to the American fabric as expressed through art, music, food and entertainment with a global community. Coming Spring 2018!
The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival returned Saturday Sept. 30, 2017 to Columbus Avenue, west of Massachusetts Avenue, for six blocks to Burke Street. While there was rain from time to time, it was a day filled with great music and fun!
Here's our wrap-up on Boston's pre-eminent Fall season music event.
The Dudley Jazz Festival presented by Creative Cultural Arts was Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Mary Hannon Park in the Roxbury/Dorchester neighborhood of Boston.
Founded in 1978 by jazz impresario George Wein, Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival is the fifth longest-consecutive-running jazz festival in North America. Initially founded as “the Newport Jazz Festival at Saratoga” the weekend event was renamed Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival in 1998.
Widely regarded as one of New England’s most beloved cultural landmarks, the Coolidge Corner Theatre is one of the nation’s most prominent independently operated movie theatres, run by the not-for-profit Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation.
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