DONAL FOX is internationally acclaimed as composer, pianist, and improviser in both jazz and classical music. His numerous awards include a Guggenheim fellowship in music composition, and a fellowship from the Bogliasco Foundation, and he is a three time nominee for the CalArts/Alpert Award in the Arts.
Sheila Jordan & Steve Kuhn Duo - Sheila's 84th Birthday Celebration
Tonight and only tonight at the Regattabar, jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan and pianist Steve Kuhn join forces for an unforgettable performance. Old friends and longtime collaborators, these two artists will perform an intimate evening of duo in celebration of Jordan's 84th birthday.
Is there such a thing as “gay culture”? If so, what is the relationship between gay culture and sexuality? Is there a “right way” to be gay? What is the function of a camp take on Mildred Pierce? The answers to these complex questions also help define sex roles in the larger American culture. Tune in tonight when we have an interesting discussion about culture and sexual orientation with DAVID M. HALPERIN, the W.H. Auden Distinguished University Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute featuring Joe Lovano
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. Joe Lovano is one of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Faculty members.
David Maxwell's Maximum Blues Band With Special Guest, Darrell Nulisch
David returns to the Regattabar with an all star Maximum Blues group that played at the Ottawa Blues Festival this past summer. Darrell Nulisch from the James Cotton Band is the special guest vocalist. Copies of Maxwell's brand new CD "Blues In Other Colors" will be available at the show.
Massachusetts native and New York-based vocalist, songwriter, and recording artist Jack Donahue returns to Regattabar. In 2011 Donahue released his fourth recording, ”Parade: Live in New York City”, following on the heels of the critically-acclaimed “A Small Blue Thing” (Two Maples Music, 2007), “Strange Weather” (PS Classics, 2004) and debut recording “Lighthouse”. Donahue also recorded an EP for Hamilton, the classic American watch brand; his version of “Comin’ Home Baby” was the soundtrack for the commercial launching their Jazzmaster watch line.
Dave Douglas Quintet with Special Guest Aoife O'Donovan
Two-time Grammy-nominated jazz musician Dave Douglas is arguably the most prolific and original trumpeter/composer of his generation. From his New York base, where he’s lived since the mid 1980s, Douglas has continued to earn lavish national and international acclaim including trumpeter, composer, and jazz “Artist of the Year” by such organizations as the New York Jazz Awards, Down Beat, Jazz Times, Jazziz, and the Italian Jazz Critics’ Society. His solo recording career began in 1993 with Parallel Worlds on Soul Note and he has since released over twenty-eight recordings.
In 2002, Pierre Hurel released with his trio one of his most acclaimed CDs: “The Crush”. Its success led the Trio to become what The Boston Globe’s Steve Greenlee called “Boston’s most sensitive working group”. Hurel's reputation continued to grow and his trio made the Boston Globe's short list of the 10 Best Shows of 2003 alongside Norah Jones and Dave Brubeck, among others.
Grammy Award Winner and percussionist Eguie Castrillo comes with his Salsa orchestra "Mar Del Norte" to pay tribute to the Salsa of the 70's and 80's. Come and dance the whole night with this amazing band! Eguie has played with some of the best names in the music world like Tito Puente, Steve Winwood, Celia Cruz, Jennifer Lopez, Arturo Sandoval, Blood Sweat & Tears, Donna Summers just to name a few! Audio/Video Clip