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MELISSA MANCHESTER

Grammy Award-winning artist Melissa Manchester was born in New York where her father was a bassoonist for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and her mother was one of the first women to design and found her own clothing firm, Ruth Manchester Ltd. They introduced her to all the classics, and by the age of 15, Melissa was already a published poet.

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/13/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 05/13/2012 - 19:00

BOBBY CALDWELL

Bobby's timeless classic, "What You Won't Do For Love" has been recorded and sampled by more than 100 artists, including rendition by Boys II Men. A sample of Bobby's song "Open Your Eyes" appeared in the Grammy nominated platinum rap hit "The Light" by Common. All combined, Bobby's songs and samples have contributed to over 40 million sales, while artists as diverse as Tupac Shakur, Michael Bolton, Roberta Flack, Go West, Vanessa Williams and Notorious B.I.G. have all paid tribute to the blue-eyed singer in the slouch hat.

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/11/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 05/11/2012 - 22:00
Sat, 05/12/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 05/12/2012 - 22:00

Contempo

A contemporary jazz unit featuring Alexei Tsiganov. Alexei's current projects are the performance and recording of his original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards with his quintet. Tonight he brings his sound to The Beehive!   MySpace 

No Cover
 

 

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 21:30

Michelle Cruz Quartet.

the Michelle Cruz Quartet

Doors Open for social hour and networking at 6:30pm with Buffet/Appetizers. DJ from 10pm to Close.

Tickets are $20 each and available by calling: 401.632.2959 or 508.450.8212

This bi-weekly Jusjas Production will be held in an outdoor setting (In case of rain, the performance moves inside)

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 20:00

Southern Rail

Advance tickets at http://www.Javawockyuu.com  or email at Javawockyuu@aol.com.

Tickets also available at the door.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 19:30

Javawocky Coffeehouse

UUA: Unitarian Universalist Church 325 West Elm Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 781-718-3041

Hal Herzog & Darryl Wheye

Date: 
Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 9:00pm
Program: 

Why is a mouse on the floor a pest, but a mouse in a cute cage a pet? Why is it fine to feed white rats to boa constrictors, but people would shudder and scream if anyone tried to feed kittens to a snake? The way we think about animals defies logic. It’s emotionally complicated and differ dramatically depending on culture. Tonight’s guest is HAL HERZOG, one the world’s leading anthrozoologist, a scientist who studies who humans think about animals. His new book is titled SOME WE LOVE. SOME WE HATE. SOME WE EAT. WHY IT’S SO HARD TO THINK STRAIGHT ABOUT ANIMALS.

Jimmy Hughes

Date: 
Monday, April 30, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates the life and music of legendary southern soul recording artist Jimmy Hughes. A cousin of Percy Sledge, Jimmy began in a gospel group and later had a big hit with "Steal Away." Recorded in one take, the song has been cited as "a prototype not only for subsequent soul singers such as Johnny Taylor and Al Green, but would help define the signature Muscle Shoals sound." It all starts at 7pm!!!

ANTONIO HART With the Thelonious Monk Institute/LACHSA Sextet

Special guest vocalist and former Monk Competition Winner LISA HENRY

Antonio Hart has led numerous Peer-to-Peer Jazz Education Tours for the Institute. In this role, he travels to cities across the United States with student jazz combos from the nation's leading public performing arts high schools to share America's music with thousands of young people and their teachers and families. Antonio Hart at UofL 

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/10/2012 - 20:00

JUDY WEXLER

To merit being called a jazz singer you have to have something to say-your own story-as it moves you then and there." .... Nat Hentoff

Judy Wexler is a natural storyteller, with a distinctive voice full of shadings. She knows how to dig into a song and find its essence. She is also "one of the most focused, unpretentious, no-nonsense, bop-oriented jazz singers around" (JazzTimes), with an "instinctive ability to bring out the best in each song, often taking it into unfamiliar territory." (All Music Guide) 

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/09/2012 - 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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Fridays, 7 to 11 pm

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