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Dan Burke

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Thu, 05/07/2015 - 21:00

Stu's Speakeasy Sessions

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Wed, 05/06/2015 - 19:00

Dam Chick Singer!

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Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:30

From Empowering Young Voices to How Everything Moves

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Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 9:00pm
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Inquiry welcomes back author, illustrator, lecturer and filmmaker LYNNE CHERRY. Tonight, Lynn talks about EMPOWERING YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET a thorough teacher’s guide to educating young people about global climate change: how to approach this difficult subject and how to get your students involved. For more information on the films about student projects discussed on this show, please go to: http://www.youngvoicesonclimatechange.com/

Don Hartmann, Louie Despres & Adam Lerner

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Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 9:00pm
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HONEE H. HESS, Executive Director of the WORCESTER CENTER FOR CRAFTS returns to Inquiry to talk about the latest exhibition “I’LL BE YOUR MIRROR” featuring work by painter DON HARTMANN and photographer LOUIE DESPRES, who join us to talk about their work.

From Duke to the JLCO

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Monday, May 25, 2015 - 6:00pm

Saxophonist and clarinetist Joe Temperley’s has led an illustrious career, spanning several decades. Temperley, now 85, has performed with the orchestras of Humphrey Lyttelton, Woody Herman, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, and most notably, Duke Ellington, as well as in the Broadway musical Sophisticated Ladies. For the past 25 years, Temperley has been the heart and soul of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

A Tribute to Kenny Wheeler

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Monday, May 18, 2015 - 6:00pm

Trumpeter Ingrid Jensen and saxophonist Steve Treseler pay tribute to the life, legacy, and music of the great Kenny Wheeler (1930 - 2014). Kenny's stunning compositions and imaginative improvisations on trumpet and flugelhorn have left deep impressions on generations of musicians and listeners. The band features pianist Geoffrey Keezer, bassist Martin Wind, drummer Jon Wikan, and vocalist Katie Jacobson.

Prestige Turns 65 (JALC)

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Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

Two years ago Jamison Ross took first place in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.  The 26-year-old drummer has played with both veterans Carmen Lundy and Wess Anderson, and young talents like Jon Batiste and Cécile McLorin Salvant. Ross’ roots in jazz and gospel give him unfailing feel, and thrill-inducing chops.  His trio celebrates Prestige Records’ 65th anniversary, live at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

"Artistry in Rhythm" - The Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra

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Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 6:00pm
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Internationally known, Grammy nominated alto saxophonist, orchestra leader, composer and arranger, Kim Richmond joins Julie to share his latest recording “Artistry.” Artistry is Richmond’s tribute to one of the most innovative bandleaders in jazz, Stan Kenton. While that is certainly noteworthy, there's much more here than memories. Augmenting the traditional big-band structure Kim’s amazing orchestral arrangements, creatively written originals and terrifically performed charts Kim Richmond and his orchestra group deliver an outstanding performance.

Shlomit and RebbeSoul

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Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
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Shlomit & RebbeSoul is the mesmerizing duo of Shlomit Levi, one of Israel’s finest vocalists, and Bruce Burger, a.k.a. RebbeSoul, recording artist from America who created what is now the modern version of Jewish Roots and World Music.  Israeli-born Shlomit recently moved to the US and Californian RebbeSoul emigrated to Israel, thus truly blending cultures.

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