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The Sunset Jazz Jam

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Steve Berke

2nd Sunday: Molly Flannery

3rd Sunday: Michael Chasse

4th Sunday: Wendy Nottonson

5th Sunday (occasional) Joan Watson-Jones and "The Jazz Room Live!"

In the sunset jams, participants can expect to call the tunes, keys and tempos, after the opening house band set.(Note to vocalists, in particular: please bring charts!). We have great food, great atmosphere, and lots of supportive people! All ages Welcome!

Note: Diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/01/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 04/15/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 16:00

The Seacoast Stompers-traditional and Dixieland Jazz!


Frank Stadler – Piano
Scott Philbrick – Cornet
Jimmy Mazzy- Banjo and vocals
Lee Prager - Trombone
Craig Ball - Clarinet
Bob McHenry – Upright String Bass
Bobby Reardon – Drums

Please join us for an afternoon of high energy, uplifting and “toe tapping” Dixieland and Swing tunes with a fine group of musicians that really ENJOY what they are doing! WE AIM TO PLEASE!!

Ticket: $12
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/07/2012 - 14:00

The Rivers School Jazz Combos

Under the direction of saxophonist/ educator Philippe Crettien, The Rivers School small combos return to the cafe.

Ticket: $12.50
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/06/2012 - 21:30

The Rivers School Big Band

Under the direction of saxophonist/ educator Philippe Crettien, The Rivers School Big Band returns to the cafe.

Proceeds from the concert will go to support live music production at the cafe.

Ticket: $12.50 Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/06/2012 - 19:00

The Lounge Chair Allstars - Autism Awareness Benefit

All day event, starts at 2pm - all ages til 7pm and 18plus thereafter.

Here is a listing of the bands we have thus far:

Bruce Mandaro and friends (featuring members of the Knot)
Fungus Amungus
The Kind Buds Rhythmic Circus
The Lounge Chair Allstars
Comedy from Steve Costa
Trapper and Lyn
People with Instruments

The donation is 8 dollars; more would be appreciated!

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 14:00
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 02:00

Carey Murdock


Event Date: 
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 19:00

Ensemble 451


Event Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 19:00

Groundwork Somerville Gala

Performance Hall

Groundwork Somerville presents its Annual Fundraising Gala. Join the organization this special night, once a year when they clean off the dirt, get dressed up, and celebrate the amazing accomplishments of the past year, and raise money for the big year ahead. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy food, drinks, music, art, and one amazing raffle prize!

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 19:00

Gordon Michaels Presents Where There’s Fire There’s Smoke


Event Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 19:00

YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City

Performance Hall

The YUM Celebration asks, are you hungry for something different? Sample delicious tastes from participating immigrant-run Somerville restaurants, and meet friends new and old at a fun and satisfying benefit for The Welcome Project. Enjoy food from Ethiopia, Mexico, the Mediterranean, Thailand, Nepal and more. Admission includes culinary tastes from YUM restaurants and live entertainment from around the world.

Admission: $35 in advance, $40 at the door

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 18:30


Of Interest

Know Your Host:
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.

Tune in to Latin Jazz Now!
Fridays, 7 to 11 pm


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