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Robert Leonard's Slippery Sneakers Zydeco and Blues Dance Band

Information & Tickets HERE

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:30

Johnette Napolitano (of Concrete Blonde) plus Laurie Sargent

Information & Tickets HERE

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 19:30

Southern Rail in Bellingham, MA

At Bellingham COA Senior Center, Bellingham, MA

A "Welcome Spring" concert!  Open to the public.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:00

Southern Rail in Wrentham, MA

At Original Congregational Church, 1 East  St., WRENTHAM, MA

Gospel service. All are welcome!

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:00

NEC Youth Jazz Orchestra

Founded in 2008 by NEC Jazz Studies Department chair Ken Schaphorst, the NEC Youth Jazz Orchestra is the only community jazz orchestra of its kind in the Boston area, open by audition to all musicians high school age or younger. The ensemble strives to give young musicians opportunities to learn and perform together in an environment of high expectations and standards.

Free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 19:30

International Jazz Day Celebration

UNESCO has designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe. New England Conservatory celebrates with a performance that will feature NEC faculty and students playing music embodying the ongoing dialogue between jazz and musical cultures from throughout the world.

Free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:00

Jazz Composers' Workshop Orchestra

The Jazz Composers' Workshop Orchestra is devoted to rehearsing and performing works by NEC Jazz Composition students. Coached by pianist/composer and NEC jazz faculty member Frank Carlberg, the ensemble gives its composers the opportunity to learn how to rehearse and conduct a band, as well as have their works heard.

Free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 20:00

Film Noir Concert: Gaslighting

Pianist/composer/improviser Ran Blake and co-producer/trombonist Aaron Hartley present their annual film noir concert.  Now an annual NEC tradition in its 10th year, this year's concert is based on the film "Gaslight." Students and faculty from NEC's Contemporary Improvisation department perform along with scenes from the film, creating a real-time original score as they respond to the drama through improvisations, recompositions, and reinterpretations.

Free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
Mon, 04/13/2015 - 20:00

Ensembles: Alfaia Quartet, Beau D'Ver

Each year, an audition committee of professional musicians selects a few exceptional student ensembles to represent the NEC Honors Ensemble Program. The ensembles work with a faculty coach and are given an opportunity to perform a spring recital in NEC's Jordan Hall.

Alfaia Quartet, NEC's 2014-2015 Wild Card Honors Ensemble, is composed of pianist Henrique Eisenmann, oud player Kenan Adnawi, saxophonist Gustavo D'Amico, and bassist Kirsten Lamb. Their faculty coach is Ted Reichman.

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/31/2015 - 20:00

The Music of Gil Evans and Duke Ellington - Jordan Hall

Ken Schaphorst conducts the NEC Jazz Orchestra in a program that includes faculty member Jason Moran performing Ellington's "New World A-Comin."

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 20:00

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