Jon Muchin

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04/01/13    Community Articles

Saxophonist Noah Preminger Celebrates Release of New Palmetto CD "Haymaker" In Concert with Two Nights at The Jazz Standard, NYC on May 21 & 22, 2013

Acclaimed tenor saxophonist/composer Noah Preminger celebrates the release of his third CD Haymaker in concert at the Jazz Standard on Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22. Joining Preminger for these performances are his bandmates from the CD: guitarist...

03/29/13    Community Articles

NEC Contemporary Improvisation Student Daniel Pencer Receives 2013 South African Fleur du Cap Theatre Award

New England Conservatory Contemporary Improvisation master’s student Daniel Pencer and his brother Matthew Pencer have won a prestigious Fleur du Cap Theatre Award in the category of “Best Original Music Composition” for their music for the South African...

03/18/13    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Presents "African Rhythms" - Rare Boston-Area Performance by Legendary Pianist/Composer Randy Weston

“…(one) of the most powerful, percussive pianists alive…and also one of the most joyous.” — Lloyd Sachs, Chicago Sun Times “Weston has the biggest sound of any jazz pianist since Ellington and Monk, as well as the richest most inventive beat…but his art...

03/15/13    Community Articles

Discover the Jazz Innovators of Tomorrow with "In the Mix"

36 One-Hour Concerts Over 12 Evenings at NEC's Pierce Hall - Monday, April 1 – Wednesday, May 1 Discover the jazz innovators of tomorrow with In the Mix, 36 free 1-hour concerts, Monday, April 1 — Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at New England Conservatory’s...

03/04/13    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Launches Jazz Lab: One-Week Jazz Program for Students Ages 14 – 18, from June 23 – 28

Any plans for summer vacation? Come explore jazz at New England Conservatory during Jazz Lab, a program for students ages 14 – 18 of all proficiency levels, from all over the country and abroad. Jazz Lab promises musical and personal growth in a week-long...

02/20/13    Community Articles


Trumpeter/composer/musical innovator Wadada Leo Smith is seeking $17,000 to complete and premiere a new work for his highly acclaimed civil rights opus Ten Freedom Summers. The new work, entitled The March on Washington D.C.- August 28, 1963, will commemorate...

01/15/13    Community Articles

NEC Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation Faculty Spotlight

Performances by Ran Blake, Norm Zocher, Eden MacAdam-Somer, Jerry Leake, Linda Chase, Ben Schwendener, Bert Seager, Amir Milstein, Rabbit Rabbit with Carla Kihlstedt Plus Rare Trio Performance with Cecil McBee, Bob Moses and special guest Dave Liebman

11/09/12    Community Articles

Internationally acclaimed vocalists Jane Monheit and Sara Gazarek team up for a new holiday single: "Come Spend Christmas With Me"

Palmetto Records, Sara Gazarek & Jane Monheit are proud to support the ASPCA® and its mission. To learn more, visit: The tune is available for download here:

10/25/12    Community Articles

Discover the Jazz Innovators of Tomorrow with "In the Mix"

35 One-Hour Concerts Over 12 Evenings at NEC's Pierce Hall Tuesday, November 13 – Wednesday, December 12

08/14/12    Community Articles

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department Presents Over Forty Free Performances for 2012-2013 Season

Highlights include a Bob Brookmeyer Memorial Concert, The NEC Jazz Orchestra in concert featuring the music of Miguel Zenón, Randy Weston with The NEC Jazz Orchestra, Faculty Recitals by jazz masters Dominique Eade, Ken Schaphorst, and Fred Hersch, the Pierce...

08/14/12    Community Articles

The Possibilities are Endless Celebrating 40 Years of Contemporary Improvisation at New England Conservatory

The possibilities are endless at New England Conservatory, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of its groundbreaking Contemporary Improvisation department with a year-long series of concerts and events in Boston and New York City.

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Jon Muchin joined the JazzTimes community on Aug 01, 2012