The George Lernis Jazz Quartet was formed in 2011 in preparation of the recording "The Shapes of Nature". The band includes two of Lernis fellow Longy graduates, bassist Mark Zaleski and saxophonist Scott Boni, as well as Lefteris Kordis; Lernis' teacher/mentor and colleague. Having played together in various ensembles around Boston, the foursome comes together as a tightly knit unit that perfectly complement each other in the realization of the leaders idiosyncratic compositions. The album was recorded on june 1st, 2011 and was released in july of the same year.
Join us on the third Sunday of each month for a tasty fare of swinging jazz and great food. Featuring three Berklee College of Music faculty, Diane Wernick (saxophones), Carolyn Wilkins (piano and vocals) and Skip Smith (bass), and also Phil Neighbors of the Harvey Finstein School of Music at Lasell College. So sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious brunch to the sounds of Bon Voyage.
With some of finest musicians in Boston, Soul Kitchen is a 9pc horn band led by Rick Hammett featuring April Hall and Joe Bargar on vocals. With their distinctive sound, they put their personal touch on all of your Soul and R&B favorites.
These musicians have worked with Aretha, Stevie Wonder, Otis Rush and Ray Charles among others and know how to lay down a serious groove.
The "Be-Bop" Guitars is an all faculty guitar ensemble from Berklee College Of Music in Boston. The band consists of 5 guitars, trumpet, vibes, bass & drums. The band plays mainstream and contemporary Jazz, Latin and blues forms featuring compositions and arrangements written by the members specifically for the ensemble. The members of the group have traveled, performed and taught around the world.
Jidam Kang is an awarad winning composer, pianist, clarinetist, drummer, and singer-songwriter. She will present her original compositions in various genres from her debut album, "Song For You", which is going to release on Dec 2012, with her amazing band members from a worldly renowned music school such as Berklee College of Music. Without hesitation, Jidam will tell you her life goal is to share her musical talent with those who may have experienced in loss their path in life.
The special guests on tonight’s Inquiry are LEXI LEE SULLIVAN, Assistant Curator at the Decordova Sculpture Park and Museum and RACHAEL ARAUZ independent curator. They are here to talk about two new exciting and thought provoking exhibitions at the Decordova: two collaborative installations by JEAN SHIN and BRIAN RIPEL, CASTLES IN THE AIR and MEASURING THE DEPTHS OF HIS OWN NATURE and a retrospective exhibition of the work of JULIANNE SWARTZ titled HOW DEEP IS YOUR. Tune in and learn about these interesting artists and their work.