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A founding member of the influential jazz funk combo The Crusaders (originally the Jazz Crusaders) and a pioneer of contemporary jazz piano, Sample reaches back to the primary sources of jazz and soul music to create his personal interpretations of classics by such esteemed composers as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, the Gershwins, Al Jolson, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller and others. Link/joesample/bio/

Joe Sample Ashes to Ashes LIVE 2000

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 20:00
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 22:00
Sat, 03/02/2013 - 20:00
Sat, 03/02/2013 - 22:00

Cathy Unruh

Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 10:30pm

Being a vegan has a number of health and diet benefits involved with the lifestyle. Vegans don't partake in the consumption and use of animal products, but there is far more to being a vegan than just the food choices. Tune in Sunday evening at 10:30 PM when Al is joined by Vegan expert and author, Cathy Unruh. She talks about about the vegan lifestyle and it's many benefits.

Terri Lyne Carrington: Leading Blues-Based Jazz with a Modern Day Trio

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 4:00pm

Catch Colors of Jazz when Host Bonnie Johnson celebrates Black History Month with the music of Terri Lyne Carrington and her new CD, Money Jungle: Provocative Blue. On the heels of her 2012 GRAMMY ® Award-winning CD, The Mosaic Project, drummer, composer and Berklee College of Music Professor Carrington reimagines pianist, composer and big band leader Duke Ellington's original recording Money Jungle with new arrangements.

George B. Schaller: TIBET WILD

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 3:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with GEORGE B. SCHALLER. He has spent more than half a century studying wildlife in over twenty countries. He has helped protect some of the planets most endangered and iconic animals including the mountain gorillas, tigers, giant pandas, jaguars and the snow leopard. Tonight George Schaller talks about his new book TIBET WILD: A NATURALIST’S JOURNEYS ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD. This book chronicles Schaller’s three decades long research on the remote Tibetan Plateau, “a place nowhere intimate”, studying wild yak, chiru, argali and of course the snow leopard.

Monty Alexander: Harlem Kingston Express

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 6:00pm

Featuring Monty Alexander, piano, vocals, melodica; Hassan Shakur, bass; Courtney Panton, drums; percussion; Joshua Thomas, Jamaican bass; Earl Appleton, keyboards; Andy Bashford, guitar; Karl Wright, Jamaican drums. Tune in!

Concert Series At The Healing Garden

The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden announces the next “Concert at the Garden”. The Garden, in collaboration with Indian Hill Music, welcomes Cynthia Forbes and Students to play a program of Vivaldi, Beethoven and Bach, including the Brandenburg Concerto No. 4.

The Healing Garden, a non-profit organization, is located at 145 Bolton Road in Harvard, MA and offers support, educational and therapeutic services to those affected by cancer.

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/24/2013 - 15:00

String Day at UMass Amherst

EVENT: String Day at UMass Amherst
A FUN-FILLED Day for string players: pre-college students & their parents, private or classroom string teachers & orchestra directors

ACTIVITIES: Music making with UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance faculty and string students, including Chamber Music reading, Informal Orchestra Rehearsals, Mini-Lectures & Concert

FACULTY: UMass Amherst Professors Elizabeth Chang (violin), Kathryn Lockwood (viola & coordinator), Astrid Schween (cello), Salvatore Macchia (bass) & Opus One Chamber Orchestra

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/03/2013 - 09:00

Wind Ensemble Concert

EVENT: UMass Amherst Wind Ensemble concert, including the winning work of the Wind Ensemble’s 2013 Composition Competition

TIME & LOCATION: 4pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

CONDUCTOR: James Patrick Miller, UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professor SOLOIST: Thomas Giampietro, drum set, UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professor

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/02/2013 - 16:00

notloB Parlour Concerts presents Fellswater

Fellswater is a four piece Celtic ensemble that plays a wide range of music from Traditional to modern compositions, and draws from the heritage of all the Celtic nations, especially Scotland, Ireland, Brittany and Canada. Their instrumentation changes depending on the musical selection and includes whistle, flute, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki,violin, smallpipes and border pipes.

Betsy Ketudat, Fiddle
Jim MacConduibh, Guitar/Bouzouki
Sarah MacConduibh, Flute/Whistle
Matthew Phelps, Smallpipes

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/23/2013 - 20:00

The “Master Singers To Go”: Post-Valentine’s Day Concert

The “Master Singers To Go” present a delightful post-Valentine’s Day concert depicting love in its varied aspects. Directed by Matt Johnsen.

This group is composed of outstanding areas singers from the Master Singers of Worcester.

Repertoire from the Renaissance up to present day performed in an intimate setting to candlelight and accompanied by delicious desserts in Gifford Hall.

Reservations required: Please call 508.845.7286 or email

Suggested donation: $10 for adults and $5 for children and students.

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/16/2013 - 19:00


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