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Cantrip & Emerald Rae CD Release

Emerald Rae is an American singer and multi-instrumentalist. She grew up in a musical family where country music and rock 'n roll were prevalent and has spent the last 20 years studying all facets of folk music. With a degree in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music and a National Scottish Championship under her belt, Emerald has become well-known in the Boston area for her versatility, her dynamic power-house playing style and her unique perspective.

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 20:00

"Quiet Conversations - A Duet" with Joan Watson-Jones & Frank Wilkins

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Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 4:00pm
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New England based jazz vocalist Joan Watson-Jones has teamed up with pianist Frank Wilkins to bring their third release Quiet Conversations - A Duet. The pair are supporters of the local jazz scene in there own right, hosting jam sessions and performing together on a regular basis. On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 they celebrate the CD in concert at Scullers Jazz Club. Catch Colors of Jazz on Saturday when the duet joins Bonnie Johnson to talk about their work and the Big Party. The fun begins at 4pm.

Emma Franz

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 6:00pm
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Australian documentary filmaker and jazz singer discusses her film Intangible Asset Number 82, a film about one musician’s journey to find the Korean musician who has inspired him, a drummer designated by Korea as Intangible Asset Number 82.

Robert Redford

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 6:00pm
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Robert Redford talks about designing his life and work at Sundance around a jazz model.

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 6:00pm

The husband and wife musical team of Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr., met as members of the iconic ‘60s group The 5th Dimension. They went on to perform as a successful duo and host their own television show. Over 40 years later, their music and mutual love and respect are still going strong. Performances include “Mona Lisa” and “Here’s That Rainy Day.”

Miloš Karadaglić

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 6:00pm

Classical guitarist Miloš Karadaglić began performing as his country, the former Yugoslavia, was being ripped apart by war. He entered the Royal Academy of Music in London, and his hard work is paying off –a 2012 solo concert at Royal Albert Hall was widely praised! Karadaglić brings his love of Latin music to Song Travels with pieces by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos and Argentine tango master Astor Piazzolla.

MLK Day

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Monday, January 21, 2013 - 7:00pm
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Join host Tom Shaker and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. on tonight’s show. Dr. King’s message had quite a soundtrack, featuring artists like Aretha Franklin, James Brown, the Impressions and Sam Cook to name just a few. It all starts at 7pm!

The House Jacks

The House Jacks of San Francisco are the original “rock band without instruments.” Using nothing more than their five voices (and mouths), they deliver everything from blistering funk to screaming rock to heart-melting ballads for their ever-growing legions of fans. These pioneering musicians have performed thousands of shows and have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music.

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/10/2013 - 20:00

Jesse Williams' Student Bands

A showcase of student bands led by the instruction of Jesse Williams. 

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/10/2013 - 16:30

Jake Armerding CD Release

The Boston Globe calls singer-violinist Jake Armerding "the most gifted and promising songwriter to emerge from the Boston folk scene in years."

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 20:00

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