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Jorge Perez-Albela's trio with special guests

A very special evening of original music plus arrangements of jazz standards and selected pieces from around the world.

Kevin Harris on piano
Barry Smith on bass
Jorge Perez-Albela on drums and Peruvian cajon
Special guests to be announced soon.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 19:30

Melissa Kassel and Tom Zicarelli Group

$12 Cover

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/07/2012 - 19:30

Dan Karlsen

Date: 
Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 10:30pm
Program: 

The Robert Talbott vineyards in California boast some five hundred acres of grape vines. The Talbott name is synonomous with high end end neckwear but owner Robert Talbott found his true passion in winemaking. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by Talbott chief winemaker, Dan Karlsen. Dan's unique approach to making wine is his obsession with the center of the grape. Ypu'll hear how he turns good fruit into great wines.

Richard Baummer

Local singer and guitarist Richard Baummer brings his eclectic mix of unique covers and original material to the Java Room’s intimate setting. Selections range from singer-songwriter classics in original arrangements to contemporary alternative. With his clean baritone, he has an affinity for songs that tell a story, evoke a treasured memory, or are just plain fun. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/23/2012 - 20:00

The OGD Jazz Trio

"The OGD Jazz Trio" is a classic Hammond B3 Organ, Drum and Guitar Trio similar to the famous setups of Wes Montgomery and Jimmy Smith and several others. There is something so interesting about the sound of a Jazz Guitar and the Hammond B3. We will be playing tunes penned by Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrel, Miles Davis etc. Steve Esposito will be on the Organ. Mike Caruso will be on the Guitar and the wonderful Joe Lis will be on Drums. We hope you can join us for some fun music and the unique sound of this combination of instruments. 

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/22/2012 - 20:00

Father’s Day Brunch with Father & Son Duo - John & Jay Matrona,

John Matrona is a featured pianist at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel in Boston and at Joseph's Winter St. Café in Newburyport. Having studied both classical and jazz piano at the Berkeley College of Music, he is the concert pianist for the New England Continental Orchestras. He has also performed with the Arthur Bakopolus Jazz Quintet for Malden and Everett Cable TV Studios, and Mike Finegold, noted Flute Master with the Prague Symphony Orchestras. 

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/17/2012 - 11:00

Jean Mancini Gough Jazz Group

This great jazz group appears at the Java Room on a monthly basis and will entertain you this evening with a wonderful array of jazz and American Songbook favorites. Enjoy live renditions of songs from their latest CD, which will be made available for purchase during the evening. The group is made up of like-minded musicians who believe that music, especially jazz, is a very special way of communicating. Their many years of working together have allowed them to build an extensive repertoire of Jazz standards, and American Songbook classics.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 20:00

Alice Lee & Isabel Stover

Join vocalist Isabel Stover and pianist Alice Lee as they perform works from their joint collaboration together.  You will hear a mix of classic jazz standards, new original works, and arrangements of pop songs. 

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with Jazz Continuum

Join Alice Lee (piano), Brett Baker (guitar), Mickey Carter (percussion) and Richard Shaw (bass) for Jazz Brunch: whether you intend to eat, talk, sip, read or just relax, Jazz Continuum will draw from the Great American Songbook, the mainstream jazz of Miles Davis and John Coltrane, or the soft bossa novas of Jobim to create to relaxing but invigorating way to enjoy a full brunch or just coffee. Come and join us! 

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/10/2012 - 11:00
Sun, 06/24/2012 - 11:00

Mary Crowe and the Lincoln Hill Trio

The trio , Evelyn Harris( keyboards), Ed Marshall(bass) and Bob Burch(percussion) return to the Java Room A. classically trained singer, Mary has "crossed over" to cabaret, jazz and blues and performs traditional and contemporary material (standards, blues, musical theater and the American Songbook) with a fresh approach .

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 20:00

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Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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Sundays, 12 to 4 pm

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