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  • Grace Kelly: Free From Boundaries

    If you look at all the accomplishments of musical prodigy Grace Kelly, (acclaimed jazz saxophonist, singer, entertainer, songwriter and composer) it doesn’t immediately register that that she is just 25 years old. With a resume that includes a CD release (Dreaming in 2005) at 12, a special guest artist...

  • Arlo Guthrie Continues His Family’s Legacy With His Re:Generation Tour

    Anyone familiar with the roots of American folk music, would instantlyrecognize the opening lyrics to “This Land Is Your Land” (1944)by Woody Guthrie –the father of folk music and singer, writer, traveling troubadour, political protester, people’s poet and philosopher for the forgotten, down trodden andmarginal America of the 1930’s...

  • The Yoko Miwa Trio

    The Yoko Miwa Trio Scullers Jazz Club, Boston, MA Thursday, Oct. 26th, 2017 8pm Inside Scullers’ new smaller jazz nightclub downstairs, with its dark wood interior and low light, it would be quiet except for the wonderfully energized and spirited enthusiasm that internationally acclaimed pianist and composer Yoko Miwa...

  • Review: The Jazz & Blues Art Box

    As any jazz archivist can attest, filming records in the smoky nightclubs with dimly lit stages, where many jazz & blues musicians performed, were sometimes all that history had as a record. Housed in a modular cabinet, are 400 hours of music, 96 exclusive interviews and 20 yearbooks. Inside...

  • Review BLO’s “The Rake’s Progress”

    On a night where Stravinsky’s music was to take the stage in Boston Lyric Opera’s new production of the his opera The Rake’s Progress at the Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theater, there was additional anticipation for the character of the composer himself to appear as part of the production. He was...

  • Jazz with a mission: An Interview with Danilo Pérez

    Where do gifted musicians go to become student leaders of a world community and affect positive social change? The Berklee Global Jazz Institute in Boston, founded by Grammy-award winning jazz pianist, composer, professor and educator Danilo Pérez, through a curriculum that includes world-music exploration from roots up, to arrangements...