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NEC Celebrates Its 50th “Jazziversary” with Jazz50 Concert Series

During the 2019–2020 academic year, NEC is hosting Jazz50, a series of events and concerts in Boston and New York featuring a selection of the school’s jazz alumni, faculty, and students, plus special guests. For more information, check out necmusic.edu/jazz50. Thursday, November 7, 2019 Luciana Souza: Grow Your Art Residency Concert 7:30 pm, Brown Hall … Read More “NEC Celebrates Its 50th “Jazziversary” with Jazz50 Concert Series”

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Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

The 42nd annual Guinness Cork Jazz Festival in Cork, Ireland, has announced its lineup and is scheduled to run from Oct. 24-28, featuring such acts as Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Kurt Elling, the Big Brass Band Explosion, the Linley Hamilton Quintet, Fred Hersch Trio, Mica Paris (singing songs associated with Ella Fitzgerald), and Spyro … Read More “Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Announces Lineup”

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Returns Aug. 21–25

The 27th annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival will be held at parks and venues around Manhattan and include free concerts, panel discussions, film screenings, and workshops focused in Harlem from August 21 through August 25. The free festival is New York City’s annual salute to the legendary late saxophonist, featuring both contemporaries of Charlie Parker as … Read More “Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Returns Aug. 21–25”

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Kurt Elling, Fred Hersch to Headline Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

The 42nd edition of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival will feature vocalist Kurt Elling, 14-time Grammy nominee and 2018 Jazz Pianist of the Year Fred Hersch, and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, among others. The festival takes place Oct. 18 to Oct. 22. It will feature over 1,000 artists representing more than 20 countries. Visitors can catch … Read More “Kurt Elling, Fred Hersch to Headline Guinness Cork Jazz Festival”

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