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April 2019
$40.00

Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
The Town Hall 1549903469, 123 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion  will perform on April 24 at the World Music Institute. The group has grown out of Zakir’s duet tours with his late father, the legendary Ustad Allarakha. They began their biennial appearances in 1996 to provide a platform for rarely heard rhythm traditions from India. Over time, the ensemble has expanded to include drummers and percussionists from many world traditions. 2019 will see Zakir joined by Niladri Kumar on sitar, Eric Harland (Charles Lloyd, Sangam)…

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$70.00

Jordan Family Tribute featuring Kidd, Marlon, Stephanie, Kent, and Rachel Jordan at New Orleans Jazz Fest

April 25 - May 5
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1547942454, 1751 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119 United States
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New Orleans’ musical Jordan family—represented by saxophonist Edward “Kidd” Jordan, flutist Kent Jordan, vocalist Stephanie Jordan, violinist Rachel Jordan, and trumpeter Marlon Jordan—have been invited to perform for the 50th Anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by Shell. The Jordan family is scheduled to perform on Friday, Apr. 26, 2019 on the WWOZ Jazz Tent stage. (Note: The Stephanie Jordan Big Band will also perform on Sunday, Apr. 27.) Thursday, Apr. 25 will now be the opening…

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Free

In the Mood – A 1940s Musical Revue

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
The Ridgefield Playhouse 1551887136, 80 East Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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The 25th anniversary celebration of In the Mood, a 1940s musical revue, is set for April 28. This retro event includes a two-hour performance featuring singers, dancers and period costumes, fine orchestral arrangements, vocalists delivering songs from the 30s and 40s, choreographed dance routines and more. The String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra, along with the In the Mood Singers and Dancers, as choreographed by Broadway veteran Alex Sanchez, will perform. A free Italian wine tasting by Pera Wines and an art…

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May 2019
Free

Newton Piano Summit: George Russell Jr. & Yoko Miwa

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Auburndale Parish 1552042791, 64 Hancock St, Newton, MA 02466
Newton, ma 02466 United States
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George Russell Jr., currently Chair of the Harmony Department at the Berklee College of Music, will often refer to himself as “a drummer who happens to plays the piano.” This is made clear when you hear the strong sense of rhythm that envelops his each and every performance. Internationally acclaimed pianist/composer Yoko Miwa is quickly becoming known as one of the most powerful and compelling performers on the scene today. Her trio – with its remarkable telepathy and infectious energy…

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$20.00

Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi

May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum 1550843586, 6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, New Jersey 07960 United States
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This award-winning husband and wife team are without a doubt two of the greatest exponents of classic jazz piano, specializing in the exciting sounds of ragtime, stride, swing, and boogie-woogie.

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$25.00

Bria Skonberg

May 10 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Arthur Zankel Music Center 1554994215, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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New York-based Canadian singer, trumpeter and songwriter Bria Skonberg is coming to the Arthur Zankel Music Center in Saratoga Springs, New York on May 10. Skonberg has been described as one of the “most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation” (Wall Street Journal). Recognized as one of 25 for the Future by DownBeat Magazine, Bria Skonberg has been a force in the new generation with her bold horn melodies and smoky vocals, and adventurous concoctions of classic and new.

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Free

Newton Piano Summit: Laszlo Gardony and Daniela Schächter

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Auburndale Parish 1552043173, 64 Hancock St, Newton, MA 02466
Newton, ma 02466 United States
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The Newton Piano Summit is a new tradition from the Waban Improvement Society presenting professional world-class artists in an intimate setting—entirely free to the public. Performers are selected from an A-list of recognized artists from the New England and New York area. Join the Summit Facebook page to keep alerted to videos and performances. Daniela Schächter was already performing and doing studio session work in her mid-teens. She has won many prestigious awards and competitions including the Mary Lou Williams…

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Free

Edmar Castañeda Quartet

May 11 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts 1532526756, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts 149 Girdle Ridge Rd
Katonah, New York 10536 United States
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Join the incomparable Edmar Castañeda as he invites us to travel with him to countries such as Colombia, Venezuela, and Argentina — all through the power of his unparalleled talents on the harp. It’s almost impossible to take your eyes off of Castañeda as he shows off his wondrous dexterity and infectious passion that resonates in each pluck of the strings.

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Newton Piano Summit: Wes Wirth Global Ensemble and Leo Genovese

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Auburndale Parish 1552043618, 64 Hancock St, Newton, MA 02466
Newton, ma 02466 United States
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The Newton Piano Summit is a new tradition from the Waban Improvement Society presenting professional world-class artists in an intimate setting —entirely free to the public. Performers are selected from an A-list of recognized artists from the New England and New York area. Join the Summit Facebook page to keep alerted to videos and performances. Fluent in many styles including jazz, gospel, reggae, calypso, and Afro-pop, the Wes Wirth Global Ensemble performs music that is a unique blend of haunting…

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$85.00

Pat Metheny Solo

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Shalin Liu Performance Center 1549377848, 37 Main Street
Rockport, Massachusetts 01966 United States
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The iconic jazz guitarist, winner of 20 Grammy Awards and the youngest member of the prestigious DownBeat Hall of Fame, makes his Rockport debut in a solo performance.

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