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The Christian Jacob Trio

Grammy nominated pianist and arranger Christian Jacob returns to Boston for this one time engagement with John Lockwood on bass and Marcello Pellitteri on drums. Stepping away from his long stint with the Tierney Sutton Band and his work with Broadway legend Betty Buckley, Christian will be performing selections from his new solo piano release and his earlier trio recordings. It's sure to be an evening of great jazz.

Tickets: $15pp

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:30

Brian Thomas / Alex Lee-Clark Big Band

18 Piece Hammond Organ Powered Original Funk/Soul/Hip Hop/Jazz Big Band. This is not your daddy's big band!! (unless your daddy is James Brown!)

Featuring a rotating cast including Aaron Bellamy, Amy Bellamy, Sam Gilman, Beau Sasser, Jeff Lockhart, Steve Fell, Ted Sullivan, Pete Levesque, Mark Zaleski, Mike Tucker, Dino Govoni, Paul Lieberman, Jared Sims, Jeff Galindo, Ben Griffin, Brian Thomas, Clayton DeWalt, Angel Subero, Yaure Muniz, Alex Lee-Clark, Doug Olsen, Tren Austin, & Eric Bloom.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:00

John Hanifin Band

John Hanifin - Cellos, Lead Vocals and Compositions
Brandon H. Allen - Keyboards, Vocals
Trevor Pitts - Drums
Louis Andre Ochoa - Bass
Corey Sanchez - Guitar

"This music is a representation of the human experience," says a fan, and it truly is. These five Bostonians have come together to create a sound that transcends the boundaries of today's music with hopes that they will forever change the music industry. And with the cello at the helm in this ensemble, how can they not?

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:00

One Moe Time

One Moe Time is a 7-piece funk, soul and Motown band featuring guaranteed get up off your seat and groove music spanning several decades. Who else performs a Commodores/Santana medley before breaking into the funkiest renditions of Stevie Wonders biggest hits or soulful versions of Tower of Power classics along with a sprinkling of Chicago, Blood Sweat And Tears, and CCR?

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 21:00

LAYTH & NASEEM w/ Special Guests

Layth Sidiq - Violin
Naseem Alatrash - Cello
w/ Special Guests

Layth (violin) and Naseem (cello) are both recent graduates from the Berklee College of Music in Boston with performance degrees and both have collaborated with many different artists throughout their career, and now is the time to do something for themselves.

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 21:00

Calypso Hurricane

Legendary six piece rocking Caribbean jam band that has played together for over 20 years and released three original recordings.

Within the group are three professors of music at Berklee.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/16/2014 - 09:00


TarBone is a project featuring guitarist/vocalist Mike Duke and trombonist Dan Fox. The infectious grooves of New Orleans are the backbone of the band with covers of artists such as the Meters and Earl King, with a trombone and sax front line reminiscent of the Crusaders. The mix includes original jazz, funk and blues.

Rounding out the band are some of Boston's top-shelf players including Bill Vint on sax, Barry Lit on drums, Jesse Williams on bass, and Steve Heck on keys.

Morningside jazz combos to open the show at 8:00

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 21:00

Paa Seck Diery Band

Tickets: $10pp

Paa Seck Diery - Lead vocals, Sabar Drums, Compositions
Charlie Feliz - Guitar
Hiro Sakaba - Bass
Giuseppe Paradiso - Drums
Kofi Atsimevu - Dun Dun drums

Paa Seck Diery Band, based in Somerville, MA, plays all original MBalax music. Based on the traditional rhythms of the Sabar Drum Orchestra, M'balax is the popular club and dance music of Senegal, West Africa. M'Balax can be combined with any and all sorts of other instruments.

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 21:00

Boston Jazz Singer Showcase/Open Mic

The first set will feature some of Boston's best vocalists backed by the trio of: Dan Fox/Joe Reid Trio.

The second set will be an open mic so singers are encouraged to bring their charts and sit in.

For more info on becoming a featured singer on a future showcase, visit:

Tickets 7pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 20:30


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