01/08/15 Community Articles
New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies & Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present More Than 50 Free Performances for Spring 2015 Season
New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies & Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present More Than 50 Free Performances for Spring 2015 Season Plus Residencies with World-Renowned Performers January 26 — May 19, 2015
12/17/14 Community Articles
New England Conservatory students, alumni, and faculty are included in nominations for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, announced on Friday. Winners will be announced at the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 8, 2015.
10/30/14 Community Articles
34 One-Hour Concerts Over 13 Evenings at NEC's Pierce Hall Monday, November 10 – Thursday, December 11
10/21/14 Community Articles
Pianist/composer Jason Yeager Celebrates 2nd CD "Affirmation" In Concert on Friday, October 24 at The Regattabar
Join pianist/composer Jason Yeager as he celebrates the release of his 2nd CD Affirmation on Friday, October 24 at The Regattabar, Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA. Joining Yeager is his longstanding trio featuring the bassist Danny Weller...
09/24/14 Community Articles
New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music of Dave Holland on Thursday, October 9 at Brown Hall
Join visiting artist-in-residence, renowned jazz bassist/composer and bandleader Dave Holland as he leads New England Conservatory jazz students in a performance of his music following a week-long residency. The concert takes place at 8 p.m. on Thursday...
09/22/14 Community Articles
Renowned Composer/Pianist and NEC Faculty Member Fred Hersch Presents Master Class on Tuesday, October 7 at New England Conservatory
Jazz pianist, composer and NEC faculty member Fred Hersch presents a masterclass for NEC students on Tuesday, October 7 at 3 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place in New England Conservatory’s Pierce Hall.
09/10/14 Community Articles
A pioneer of free improvisation, Evan Parker is considered one of the most influential saxophonists in the post-Coltrane era. Since the late 1960s he has remained a dynamic and innovative voice who has expanded the range of his instrument and the expressive...
08/19/14 Community Articles
Renowned Composer/Percussionist John Hollenbeck Teaching at New England Conservatory During Fall 2014 Semester
New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department has hired internationally acclaimed composer, conceptualist, drummer and percussionist John Hollenbeck to join the faculty for the fall 2014 season, filling in for Jazz Studies Department Chair Ken Schaphorst...
07/21/14 Community Articles
New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies & Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present Nearly 100 Free Performances for 2014-2015 Season
Plus Residencies with World-Renowned Performers September 2, 2014 — May 19, 2015 Highlights include: The Music of John Zorn: A 35-Year Retrospective; Order of the Virtues a re-interpretation of Hildegarde Von Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum; The Music of Ken Schaphorst...
06/19/14 Community Articles
Five Free Public Concerts Featuring World-Renowned Artists During New England Conservatory’s Jazz Lab
Concerts by Special Guest Artist Grammy-Award Winning Bassist Dave Holland with Dominique Eade, NEC Jazz Studies Chair Ken Schaphorst, the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra and a Jazz Lab Student Farewell Concert
06/16/14 Community Articles
Rob Mosher’s Polebridge Brings Chamber Jazz for the Wild West To 5 Canadian Cities June 28 – July 3, 2014
Performances in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, London, Cambellford Music Inspired by Polebridge, MT, Population 88 - Schumann and Prokofiev Drunk at a Saloon Piano "Mosher does for music what Renoir has done for art." — Jazzreview.com "Heartbreakingly beautiful...
06/13/14 Community Articles
Rob Mosher’s Polebridge Brings Chamber Jazz for the Wild West To GigSpace Performance Studio, Ottawa, ON, Wednesday, July 2
Other Performances in Montreal, Toronto, London, Campbellford Music Inspired by Polebridge, MT, Population 88 - Schumann and Prokofiev Drunk at a Saloon Piano "Mosher does for music what Renoir has done for art." — Jazzreview.com "Heartbreakingly beautiful...
06/13/14 Community Articles
Acclaimed Vocalist Libby York Celebrates Release of Memoir A Personal Take On Standards From Porter To Fagen Tuesday, June 17 at Jazz Showcase in Chicago, IL
York performs with Quartet: Jeremy Kahn, Larry Kohut and Eric Schneider "A terrific collection of standards... An interpreter who is not only every inch [Diana] Krall's equal but also bears a strong vocal resemblance to the Canadian superstar: warm, intimate...
05/29/14 Community Articles
Guitarist and New England Conservatory alum Dave Knife Fabris celebrates the release of his latest CD Lettuce Prey with a concert at Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St. NYC on June 8th at 5pm . Fabris will be joined by his mentor from NEC - the great third stream pianist...
05/14/14 Community Articles
Fresh Sound Records to Release Guitarist/Composer Rotem Sivan’s Exceptional New Trio CD For Emotional Use Only
Israeli-Born, NYC-Based Guitarist Earning Wide Praise As “A True Artist” Barcelona, Spain, May 13, 2014 -- Fresh Sound Records, a Spanish record label specializing in American jazz, announces the September 2 release of For Emotional Use Only , a new album...
05/09/14 Community Articles
Winners include Incoming and Current Students and Awards from Programs run by NEC Alumni New England Conservatory announces 13 winners from the 37th Annual DownBeat Student Music Awards. The awards, considered one of the top student music competitions in...
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