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Peter Pringle & Daisy Hay

Date: 
Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 9:00pm
Program: 

The 1940s ushered in the Golden Age of antibiotics. Dr Selman Waksman of Rutgers University did pioneering work in the field and eventually discovered streptomycin, which earned him hundreds of thousands of dollars in patent payoffs, countless accolades over decades and eventually the Nobel Prize. Only he did not really discover streptomycin alone and therein lies one of the most fascinating and tragic stories of ego, money and hard science of the 20th Century.

Russell Malone At The KC Jazz Club

Date: 
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 6:00pm

In his current guitar/bass/drums trio -- "not having the piano there taking up all that space," Russell says -- Malone lets the music breathe into his full, round, rich tone. This is not to say that he doesn't play exuberantly. He uses his most amazing chops to serve the songs. The up tempo tunes swing, the ballads melt.

Rickie Lee Jones

Date: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 6:00pm

Two-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones has been pushing down musical boundaries for over four decades with her hauntingly beautiful voice and fearless experimentation. She has carved her own unique path, collaborating with artists from Alison Krauss to Dr. John. On this Song Travels, Jones employs her sultry, dynamic voice to sing some of the standards that have inspired her along the way.

Julie Zickefoose & Sam Kean

Date: 
Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 9:00pm
Program: 

Inquiry welcomes back artist, writer and natural historian JULIE ZICKEFOOSE to talk about her new book THE BLUEBIRD EFFECT: UNCOMMON BONDS WITH COMMON BIRDS. This sumptuous and fascinating book details her decades long experiences in rehabilitating young birds and is one of the best natural history books published this year. Rehabilitating nestlings is hard, frustrating, time consuming work that is also very rewarding because you get to know the birds intimately in a way no birder or even most ornithologists do.

People Get Ready - The Music of Curtis Mayfield

Date: 
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Curtis Mayfield was born 70 years ago this week. Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates the life of a soul legend this Monday. From the early Chicago soul scene to the music of the Impressions to the soundtrack of SuperFly and so much more, Curtis Mayfield’s musical legacy is featured on this edition of The Soul Serenade. It all starts at 7pm!

Enter Stage Left Spring Choral Concert

Enter Stage Left Theater will be presenting Sounds of Spring, a concert featuring ESL adult choir The Treblemakers and teen chorus Tone Deft Too

The concert will feature a variety of music, including Broadway songs, traditional music, old standards, and pop/rock favorites.

Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and are available at the door or at www.enterstagelefttheater.org.

This concert is made possible in part by a grant from the Local Cultural Council of Upton.

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/10/2012 - 15:00

"Jazz at Vernissage" - Monthly Jam Sessions / Open Mic

Every last Thursday of a month we invite you to join us for the JAM SESSION / OPEN MIC

This Month Host: Sergei Ioannisyan Group

Jam Session is the place where music is created in front of your eyes, Where musicians come together to play in most unpredictable settings and where creativity and spontaneity reigns.

If you play - Bring Your Instruments!!!!

If you don't - Bring a Good Mood and Have Fun With Us!!!!

Gen Adm. $5 - We also offer 10% dinner discount for JazzBoston members

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/31/2012 - 20:00

Jon Young: WHAT THE ROBIN KNOWS

Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 11:00am
Program: 

Writer, teacher and mentor JON YOUNG has written a book about looking at birds like no other. WHAT THE ROBIN KNOWS: HOW BIRDS REVEAL THE SECRETS OF THE NATURAL WORLD takes the reader into the world of “deep bird language”.  By learning the behaviors and vocalizations of the birds found immediately around us we can begin to know individual birds. The calls and flights that birds make when a cat on the hunt enters their territory or when a Cooper’s Hawk flies overhead are very different and you can learn these variations.

John Gorka, Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli open

Many well known artists have recorded and/or performed John Gorka songs, including Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nanci Griffith, Mary Black and Maura O’Connell. John has graced the stage of Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage, etown and has appeared on CNN. His new song “Where No Monuments Stand” is featured in the upcoming documentary Every War Has Two Losers, about activist and Oregon Poet Laureate William Stafford (1914-1993). http://johngorka.com/

Tickets: $30, members $28

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/30/2012 - 20:00

Peter Bradley Adams (full band), Margaret Glaspy opens

Peter Bradley Adams was formerly one half of the duo, Eastmountainsouth, signed by Robbie Robertson (of The Band) to DreamWorks Records in 2002. Since then, Adams has released three solo records: "Gather Up", "Leavetaking", and "Traces"; and his set to release his fourth "Between Us", on Mishara Music on June 14th.

"Adams is fast developing as a songwriter who both inspires and questions" - Nic Harcourt / Los Angeles Times Magazine - Jan 2010

One of the “21st-century writers whose songs are worth exploring.” - Wall Street Journal - Nov 2008

Tickets: $18, members $15

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/29/2012 - 20:00

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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

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