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Miguel Zenón and Dafnis Prieto

Date: 
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 6:00pm

Accomplished MacAuthor fellows Miguel Zenón and Dafnis Prieto will be joining Dee Dee Bridgwater on this week's JazzSet. Zenón, a saxophonist from Puerto Rico, and Prieto, a drummer out of Cuba, combine their island influences for a worldly jazz experience. Be sure to tune in at 6PM!

Jerry Butler

Date: 
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Dubbed the Ice Man by a Philadelphia DJ, Butler has had a legendary career. He was the original lead singer of the Impressions, wrote and recorded the classic "For Your Precious Love" and has worked with Gamble & Huff and Motown. Join host Tom Shaker and celebrate Jerry Butler's great musical legacy Monday night. It all starts at 7pm!

Patricia Barber

Patricia Barber did not start writing her own songs with lyrics until the early 1990s, and continues to perform them alongside jazz standards, vocal and purely instrumental, and occasional jazzed up pop covers. Today she is recognized as one of the foremost songwriters of our time, compared more than once by the LATimes with Joni Mitchell and Peggy Lee.

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:30

Hot Club of Detroit

Following up "It's About That Time", "Nighttown" and the eponymous 2006 debut Hot Club of Detroit—Hot Club of Detroit expands its sonic and compositional horizons with Junction (released August 2012). Retaining its original lineup of reeds, two guitars, accordion, upright bass and no drums, this is the band’s fourth release for Mack Avenue Records.

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 19:30

Leni Stern African Trio

Leni Stern is in the 25th year of her career as a recording artist. With her latest release "Smoke, No Fire" she continues to define herself as a genre-­‐bending master guitarist and timely songwriter. Over the course of her career, Ms. Stern has established her vocal and guitar abilities in jazz, rock, and folk while more recently drawing upon studies and collaborations from her international travels to such places as Kenya, India, Mali, Madagascar and Senegal. Having been awarded the Gibson Guitar’s Female Jazz Guitarist of the Year for five consecutive years, Ms.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 19:30

Timbila

TIMBILA [tim-BEE-lah] reinvents some of the most beautiful music traditions of southern Africa, with an East Village edge. The band started when Nora Balaban met Banning Eyre and Dirck Westervelt in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1997. Balaban was studying mbira (Shona thumb piano) and timbila (Chopi xylophone) with masters—Tute Chibamba in Zimbabwe, and Venancio Mbande in Mozambique. Eyre was playing guitar with Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited, Zimbabwe’s top traditional pop band.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/19/2013 - 22:00

ATLAS SOUL featuring Regie Gibson and Ali Amr

Atlas Soul is a band performing original music that celebrates and bridges Afro-Mediterranean rhythm and melodies with Jazz & Funk thus naturally creating a unique emotionally charged music one could describe as Maghrebian-Funk, Rap’n Raï and chaâbi-Jazz.  Expect a powerful, energetic & tight live performance guaranteed to move any audience!

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/19/2013 - 19:30

Darrell Nulisch

Born in Dallas, Texas. Now living in the Boston area. Darrell Nulisch has been performing, writing and recording his music for over three decades and performing with an impressive list of legendary blues men. Besides touring with his own band, he is currently the singer in the James Cotton Blues Band. Darrell has recorded five critically acclaimed CDs for Maryland based Severn Records. All five nominated for Blues Foundation awards. The only person to be nominated for CD of the year in both the Traditional Blues Category and Soul Blues category in back to back years!

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/18/2013 - 19:30

Billy Cobham's "Spectrum 40"

Ever since his breakthrough in the early 1970s-as a founding member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and as a drummer/leader whose recordings (such as Spectrum) and powerful, complex style of play exerted a strong influence on the course of jazz and jazz-fusion, Billy Cobham has remained a tireless musical explorer.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 19:30
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:00

Bill Charlap

One of the world's premier jazz pianists, BILL CHARLAP has performed and recorded with many leading artists of our time, ranging from jazz masters Phil Woods and Wynton Marsalis to singers Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand. Since 1997, he has led the Bill Charlap Trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington, now recognized as one of the leading groups in jazz.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 19:30
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 22:00
Sat, 01/12/2013 - 19:30
Sat, 01/12/2013 - 22:00

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