Jon Muchin

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02/26/15    Community Articles

New Concerts Added to the Program of the 36th Edition of the Festival

A Filetta with Paolo Fresu and Daniele Di Bonaventura, Mistico Mediterraneo. Opening act: Paolo Fresu – Gianluca Petrella duo — June 26, 7 p.m., Maison symphonique — This fabulous Mediterranean-accented evening brings together trumpeter Paolo Fresu, bandoneonist...

02/25/15    Community Articles

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music of Dave Holland on Thursday, March 5 at Brown Hall

Visiting artist-in-residence, renowned jazz bassist/composer and bandleader Dave Holland 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, March 5 at...

02/25/15    Community Articles

NEC Alum John Medeski Returns to Campus for Performance on Thursday, February 26

NEC alum John Medeski '88 returns to his alma mater to play piano and Hammond B3 organ with the NEC Jazz Orchestra in a concert featuring his own music alongside works by Duke Ellington, Rakalam Bob Moses and Ken Schaphorst. Medeski is best known as a member...

02/03/15    Community Articles

New England Conservatory’s Contemporary Improvisation Department Presents Order of the Virtues

New England Conservatory’s internationally renowned Contemporary Improvisation Department presents Order of the Virtues, a re-imagining of Hildegard von Bingen’s 12th century drama Ordo Virtutum at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17 at NEC’s Jordan Hall. The...

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01/19/15    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Jazz Voice Alum Michael Mayo Featured on American Voices a PBS Great Performances Special

“Jazz on stage is alive and it’s a very intimate exchange… You have to listen so you can respond and keep the conversation going. You do that so impeccably well!” – Dianne Reeves to Michael Mayo on PBS’ American Voices

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01/15/15    Community Articles

Miguel Zenón On Teaching At New England Conservatory

Miguel Zenón , the alto saxophonist and composer who has blended jazz and the music of his native Puerto Rico into one of the most passionate and coherent forms of contemporary expression, exemplifies the new possibilities that jazz envisions in the 21st...

01/15/15    Community Articles

Miguel Zenón On Teaching At New England Conservatory

Miguel Zenón , the alto saxophonist and composer who has blended jazz and the music of his native Puerto Rico into one of the most passionate and coherent forms of contemporary expression, exemplifies the new possibilities that jazz envisions in the 21st...

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01/14/15    Community Articles

New England Conservatory Faculty Profile: Fred Hersch

Fred Hersch has much to look forward to in his immediate future, including the premiere of a new extended composition and a variety of performances in the diverse solo and small-ensemble settings that have made him one of the major contemporary voices in...

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

57th GRAMMY NOMINATIONS RECOGNIZE NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY MUSICIANS

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

Discover the Jazz Innovators of Tomorrow with In the Mix

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

Free Improv Pioneer Evan Parker To Give Master Class at NEC

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...

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Jon Muchin joined the JazzTimes community on Aug 01, 2012