Jon Muchin

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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...

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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

CD RELEASE PARTY - Dave Fabris and friends with special guest, Ran Blake!

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...

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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...

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05/09/14    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Announces 13 Winners in 37th Annual DownBeat Student Music Awards

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...

05/05/14    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Prep Presents The NEC Youth Jazz Orchestra Conducted by Ken Schaphorst

Tuesday, May 20 in NEC’s Jordan Hall New England Conservatory Prep presents the NEC Youth Jazz Orchestra conducted by Ken Schaphorst in a concert featuring a wide selection of music by composers Randy Weston, Ken Schaphorst, Donny McCaslin, Thad Jones, Dizzy...

05/05/14    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Presents Jazz Vocalist and Pianist Vanessa Morris

In Concert on Friday, May 30 at NEC’s Brown Hall Join jazz vocalist and pianist and NEC faculty member Vanessa Morris as she performs a selection of original compositions, jazz standards, and spirituals from the African-American folklore tradition on Friday...

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04/30/14    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Jazz Alumna Matana Roberts Receives Doris Duke 
Impact Award

Program will give awards to 100 artists over the next five years New England Conservatory jazz alumna Matana Roberts '03 M.M. is one of 20 individuals in the first class of Doris Duke Impact Awards, presented by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation . Roberts...

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04/07/14    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Presents Special In the Mix Concert Featuring Middle Eastern, Jewish Music and American Roots Ensembles Tuesday, April 22 at NEC’s Pierce Hall

New England Conservatory presents a special evening of three concerts featuring top student musicians on Tuesday, April 22. Performing, as part of the conservatory’s In the Mix series, are the Middle Eastern, Jewish Music and American Roots ensembles. Performances...

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04/04/14    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Presents György Kurtág Signs, Games & Messages on Monday, April 28 in NEC’s Jordan Hall

Join NEC Contemporary Improvisation students and faculty, led by composer/pianist Anthony Coleman in György Kurtág Signs, Games & Messages , a concert featuring performances and riffs on renowned Romanian-born composer Kurtág's music, sources...

04/03/14    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Presents The NEC Gospel Ensemble and NEC Jazz Composers Ensemble on Thursday, April 10 at Brown Hall

Join two exceptional NEC student ensembles – the NEC Gospel Ensemble and the NEC Jazz Composer’s Ensemble – as they perform contemporary gospel music and student compositions, plus works by Thelonious Monk and Wayne Shorter on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m...

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03/28/14    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Presents Student Honors Ensembles Great on Paper and Choro Bastardo

Tuesday, April 1 at Jordan Hall Each year, an audition committee of professional musicians selects a few exceptional student ensembles to represent the New England Conservatory Honors Ensemble Program . Two of these ensembles — Great on Paper and Choro Bastardo...

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Jon Muchin joined the JazzTimes community on Aug 01, 2012