Atlas Soul is a band performing original music that celebrates and bridges Afro-Mediterranean rhythm and melodies with Jazz & Funk thus naturally creating a unique emotionally charged music one could describe as Maghrebian-Funk, Rap’n Raï and chaâbi-Jazz. Expect a powerful, energetic & tight live performance guaranteed to move any audience!
Born in Dallas, Texas. Now living in the Boston area. Darrell Nulisch has been performing, writing and recording his music for over three decades and performing with an impressive list of legendary blues men. Besides touring with his own band, he is currently the singer in the James Cotton Blues Band. Darrell has recorded five critically acclaimed CDs for Maryland based Severn Records. All five nominated for Blues Foundation awards. The only person to be nominated for CD of the year in both the Traditional Blues Category and Soul Blues category in back to back years!
Ever since his breakthrough in the early 1970s-as a founding member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and as a drummer/leader whose recordings (such as Spectrum) and powerful, complex style of play exerted a strong influence on the course of jazz and jazz-fusion, Billy Cobham has remained a tireless musical explorer.
One of the world's premier jazz pianists, BILL CHARLAP has performed and recorded with many leading artists of our time, ranging from jazz masters Phil Woods and Wynton Marsalis to singers Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand. Since 1997, he has led the Bill Charlap Trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington, now recognized as one of the leading groups in jazz.
In the 1970s photographers were shooting a billion Polaroid photographs each year yet today the company is essentially non-existent. What went wrong? Edwin Land, the founder of Polaroid was a legendary intellectual corporate leader that started out doing research in polarizing filters and ended up revolutionizing photography by creating a totally new technology of film development. As a company, Polaroid was also known for supporting artists like Ansel Adams.
Celebrating the release of their new CD “Instruments Of Change,” on Not Two records, one of the best-known musicians of the Chicago improvised music scene, saxophonist Dave Rempis meets again with his Boston counterparts Forbes Graham (trumpet), Pandelis Karayorgis (piano) and Luther Gray (drums) for a concert at the Lilypad.
Rempis is an established leader of his own groups but also a long standing member of the Vandermark 5 with whom he has often come through Boston.
Strong and energetic jazz pianist with a stylish playing in performances, Eunjeong Hwang has been playing at many jazz clubs and performance centers. Also as a composer and arranger for pop singers and jazz bands, she has a lot of experiences in music areas. After she graduated from Berklee college of music last year, she has been pursuing the point that has traditions and modernism in her music.
Eunjeong Hwang : Piano
Jared Henderson : Bass
Roberto Giaquinto : Drums
The acclaimed Nick Grondin Group presents its music as modern instrumental storytelling, inspired equally by rock, folk and contemporary jazz styles. Using a broad palette of sounds – guitar, piano, bass, drums, saxophone and voice – they aspire to connect the listeners and performers through sharing a music that is rich on many levels, intellectual and emotional. The group features some of the brightest young musicians in the Boston area, brought together by Down Beat and ASCAP composition award-winner, Nick Grondin. www.nickgrondin.com