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Todd Clouser's A Love Electric

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Event Date: 
Wed, 05/09/2012 - 21:30

The Fridge

The Fringe are one of the genuine living treasures of the Boston jazz scene. Originally formed back in 1971 by tenor-saxophonist George Garzone, bassist Richard Appleman, and drummer Bob Gullotti as an outlet for their free jazz improvisations, The Fringe have entertained and enlightened Boston area jazz audiences for over 30 years. Bassist Appleman left the band in 1985 to become Chairman of the Bass Department at Berklee College and was replaced by veteran bassist John Lockwood.

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/07/2012 - 22:00
Mon, 05/14/2012 - 22:00
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 22:00
Mon, 05/28/2012 - 22:00

Jerry Bergonzi Group

Tenor saxophonist, Jerry Bergonzi, is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author and educator. His music is renowned for its innovation, mastery, and integrity. Relentless drive, inner fire, total command, awesome technique, elastic lyricism, rich resonance, world-class, a musical visionary, are among the rave reviews credited to his sound.

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/07/2012 - 20:00
Mon, 05/14/2012 - 20:00
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 20:00
Mon, 05/28/2012 - 20:00

Assaf Kehati Trio w/Ehud Ettun, bass, and Oscar Suchanek, drums

Residency at Lily Pad - Every first Sunday of the month, 9pm-12am

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/06/2012 - 21:00

Fernando Huergo Quintet, CD Release Party. "Suite in Blue and White"

Yulia Musayelyan, flute
Andrew Rathbun, tenor
Nando Michelin, piano
Fernando Huergo, bass
Franco Pinna, drums

CD Release Party of "Suite in Blue and White. Recorded in Paris from a grant from Chamber Music of America and French American Cultural Exchange, the 50 minute suite blends Argentinean folkloric styles, tango and jazz. We'll perform the entire suite and a couple of new songs as well.
“Suite en Celeste y Blanco” is now available on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby and other online vendors.


Event Date: 
Sun, 05/06/2012 - 19:00

KOMBUCHA

bert seager ­– piano
sean farias – bass
austin mcmahon – drums

original trio music – conversant – spacious – propulsive

Jazz trio music – conversant – spacious – propulsive

Together they continuously strive for transparency in their performances, framing each song’s improvised narrative in a playful three- way conversation. Their use of world-rhythms, rich modern harmonies and melodic song-based forms creates music that is at once recognizable and yet wholly new.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 20:00

A MODERN PICTURE ON CLASSICAL MUSIC

20th & 21st century works for solo piano featuring "the Bulgarian-born piano dynamo" (TimeOut New York) TANIA STAVREVA and special guest artist TIM DAOUST on live electronics.

Program:

Stavreva-Daoust: Improvisation inside the piano with live electronics

Stavreva-Cage: "3'33"

Tim Daoust (b.1980)
"Moon, Tides, Cycles" 2011 for Piano & Live Electronics - New England Premiere

Tania Stavreva's Signature:
Alexander Vladigerov (1933-1993)
Variations on a Bulgarian Folk Song "Dilmano, Dilbero" Op.2

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 18:00

Drum to Drum" @ The Lily Pad

Open Drum Circle

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Event Date: 
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 13:00

The Gill Aharon Trio

The Gill Aharon Trio is rarely a trio. 

Gill Aharon - pen and piano
Randy Wooten - drums
Jef Charland - bass
Andrew Stern - guitar
Rick Stone- alto sax
Kelly Roberge - tenor sax
Dan Rosenthal - trumpet

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Event Date: 
Fri, 05/04/2012 - 23:00
Fri, 05/11/2012 - 23:00
Fri, 05/18/2012 - 23:00
Fri, 05/25/2012 - 23:00

10:00 PM Brian Friedland Sextet

An emotive and bold composer, Friedland's sextet works explore a wide range of atmospheres and creative processes. Compositions for this band such as Kitten Attack, Three Chords of Triumph, and 12 Tone Awesomeness display his willingness to take inspiration from unusual and colorful sources. His music is vividly brought to life and enhanced by a dedicated and accomplished ensemble comprised of trumpeter Vivek Patel, alto saxophonist Rick Stone, trombonist Tim Shneier, bassist Greg Loughman, and Drummer Mike Connors.

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/04/2012 - 22:00

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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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