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Sunday Jazz Brunch with Patricia Adams

Live the first Sunday in each month, Patricia Adams (vocals), Ray Santisi (piano), Dave Zox (bass) and Gary Johnson (drums) play to standing room only, singing and swinging jazz and blues standards from Tin Pan Alley and Harlem renaissance.

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/06/2012 - 10:00

Diane Blue and Roberto Morbioli

Boston's DIANE BLUE is a strong and soulful vocalist, skillful harmonica player and a crowd pleasing entertainer. Voted "Outstanding Female Singer" in The Blues Audience 2011 Readers Poll, Ms. Blue won the 2010 Massachusetts Blues Challenge, earning the honor of competing at the 2011 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. She was nominated "Best Blues/R&B Act" and "Best Female Vocalist in 2007 by the Providence Phoenix and also nominated "Best Local Blues Act" by Motif Magazine in 2007.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 21:00

Return of the Ryles Jazz Orchestra

Tribute to the late great Maynard Ferguson directed by Trumpeter Frank Vardaros

The Ryles Jazz Orchestra returns celebrating their 15th anniversary as a band. Trumpeter/Music Director, Frank Vardaros, started the Ryles Jazz Orchestra in 1997 keeping in mind the great tradition of a house big band in a major jazz venue (i.e. The Village Vanguard Band, Thad Jones Mel Lewis, Birdland Dream Band, to name a few). The band will perform the music of Maynard Ferguson with some special guests on what would have been Maynards 84th birthday.

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/04/2012 - 21:00

The World Leaders

The World Leaders is a small ensemble featuring improvisation and music from around the globe. Our purpose is to play beautiful and festive music that will bring people together.

Led by bassist Bob Sinicrope the group features Jim Repa and Daniel Smith on woodwinds, John Pierce trombone, Russ Hoffman piano, John Baboian guitar and Adam Nazro piano.

The group will focus on music from South Africa on this Ryles appearance.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/03/2012 - 19:00

Latin/Brazilian Jazz Jam

Hosted by: Anita Coelho

Opening Act: Alexei Tsiganov Trio

Alexei Tsiganov - Piano
Renato Malavasi - Drums
Fernando Huergo - Bass

House band: Anita Coelho Brazilian Ensemble

Anita Coelho - Vocals
Alexei Tsiganov - Piano
Renato Malavasi - Drums
Fernando Huergo - Bass

$5.00 ~ For performers w/ 1 drink minimum

We feature a hosted Jazz Jam on the first Wednesday of each month. Bring your instruments, your charts, your students and your friends! All Ages Welcome!

Tickets: $7pp

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/02/2012 - 21:00

John Payne Quartet and Saxophone Choir

 

Experience the powerful wall of sound created by 30 saxophones propelled by a driving rhythm section and live to tell the tale! Hip arrangements in a variety of styles by Duncan Martin, choir director for 30+ years. Solos by local saxophone legend John Payne and his quartet. Last year Ryles was totally packed full for this one of a kind annual event. Be there or live in regret!

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/01/2012 - 20:00

Fenway Jazz Jam hosted by The David Ehle Guitar Trio

The trio is led by guitarist and Boston resident David Ehle with a bassist and drummer plus special guest musicians.

This is an open jazz jam session where all are invited to bring your instrument and your voice or just come enjoy the fun.

Every Tuesday night except when there is a Red Sox home game on a Tuesday. www.myspace.com/tikihideaway

For information contact David Ehle 617-572-3692.

No Cover.

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/01/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 05/08/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 05/15/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 05/29/2012 - 19:00

Spring Arts Festival

This celebration of art, music and theater will feature a juried craft show and live music, drama, and dance performances.

The performers will include children entertainer Rich Goldin; a triad of storytelling musicians and artists known as Jenny’s Tribe; acoustic guitarist Rob Millet; a cappella troupe Tone Deft; adult chorus the Treblemakers; and some of the cast of Broadway Today, among others.

There will also be 60 vendors, including those offering jewelry, ceramics and glass, fiber, art, cards gifts and accessories, furniture, and food.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 11:00

Hopkinton Center for the Arts

98 Hayden Rowe
Hopkinton, MA

notloB Parlour Concerts - Two-time IBMA guitar player of the year, Jim Hurst

To listen to Jim Hurst is to be amazed by his tasteful and flawless performances. Perfect timing and tone and his unusual picking style has enchanted guitar players from the novice to his peers. Born into a musical family, Jim spent his youth playing guitar under the influences of flat-picking greats Tony Rice, Doc Watson, George Shuffler, and Clarence White, but the finger-style playing of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed was the “turn in the road” for Jim.

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 20:00

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Know Your Host:
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.

Tune in to Latin Jazz Now!
Fridays, 7 to 11 pm

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