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David Eure is the jazz violin instructor at the New England Conservatory of Music (Prep. & SCE Division – Jazz Faculty). Embodying a soulful sound with precision, clarity and finesse, he effortlessly bridges the classical and jazz styles with elegant aplomb.

Violin Jazz Master "Boston based players made standout impressions. David Eure improvised fearlessly..." Bob Blumenthal,

The Boston Globe -  Master Pianist, Recording Artist, Composer-Arranger and Producer, Yasko Kubota is internationally active within styles and crossovers in various music genres.

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Wed, 04/25/2012 - 20:00


Boston based sax-man Elan Trotman continues to rise to the top of the jazz world with his billboard topping album Love and Sax. Joining him will be acclaimed keyboardist and producer Brian Simpson, who collaborated with Elan on the song "Heaven In Your Eyes" which reached # 11 on the Billboard Radio Charts. Elan Trotman's website

View: Heaven In Your Eyes (feat. Brian Simpson) - Elan Trotman

Show: $20
Dinner & Show: $62

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/24/2012 - 20:00


Orpheus Music has been at the forefront of Smooth Jazz for over 30 years. Having introduced the careers of the genre's top artists such as Najee, Kenny G, and Alex Bugnon, the label continues its long-standing legacy with the latest release from Andre Ward. Smooth Jazz's top saxophonist is changing the atmosphere by fusing the elements of traditional Jazz, R'n B, Gospel, Hip-Hop and Pop into an explosive sound that is incomparable.

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Fri, 04/20/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 04/20/2012 - 22:00


Pianist & composer Alon Yavnai brings his New York big band to Scullers to celebrate his new album “Shir Ahava”(A love Poem) which was recorded with the renowned NDR Bigband in Hamburg and is released on AYM (Alon Yavnai Music). All the music is composed and arranged by Mr. Yavnai, who draws influences from around the globe.

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Thu, 04/19/2012 - 20:00


Multiple Juno Award winner, Jane Bunnett has turned her bands into showcases for the finest talent from Canada, the U.S.and Cuba. She has been nominated for Grammy Awards, numerous Juno Awards, and most recently, was honored with an appointment to the Order of Canada. An internationally acclaimed musician, Jane Bunnett is known for her creative integrity, improvisational daring and courageous artistry. Her exploration of Afro-Cuban melodies expresses the universality of music and her ability to embrace and showcase the rhythms and culture of Cuba has been groundbreaking.

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Wed, 04/18/2012 - 20:00


Kate McGarry, one of her generation’s most individual and influential singers, has earned acclaim for blending her love of folk and pop music with jazz fluency and improvisation. With Girl Talk – her fifth Palmetto Records album and first 'straight ahead' project in many years - McGarry pays homage to her many role models among the visionary women of the jazz vocal tradition; from Betty Carter and Sheila Jordan to Anita O'Day, Carmen McRae and Shirley Horn.

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Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:00


James Carter is a powerhouse musician and one of the most admired saxophonists of his generation, garnering plaudits for his role in helping to propel jazz full tilt into the future over the past twenty-five years. His music is fueled by deep respect and intimate knowledge of the jazz tradition.

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Fri, 04/13/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 22:00
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 22:00


Ravi Coltrane is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, bandleader, composer, producer and founder of the independent record company, RKM Music. Since 1991, Mr. Coltrane has diligently forged a prominent career as a live performer, recording artist and producer, as well as an impressive list of credits and accomplishments.

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Thu, 04/12/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 22:00


The Brubeck Brothers Quartet is an exciting jazz group featuring two members of one of America’s most accomplished musical families, Dan Brubeck (drums), and Chris Brubeck (bass & trombone). Although the quartet’s style is rooted in “straight-ahead” jazz, their concerts reveal an inherent ability to explore and play odd time signatures while naturally integrating the influences of funk, blues and world music.

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Wed, 04/11/2012 - 20:00
Wed, 04/11/2012 - 22:00


Lavay Smith is the vocalist and bandleader of the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, one of the top swingin’ Jazz and Blues bands in the world. Lavay grew up in Southern California and the Philippines and has become an internationally recognized Diva of Jazz and Blues, with a singing style influenced by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Bessie Smith, Little Esther Phillips and other legendary greats. Whether singing her own compositions or drawing on a large repertoire of classics, Lavay and her all-star 7-piece band bake up an instant recipe for dancing and good times.

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Fri, 04/06/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 04/06/2012 - 22:00
Sat, 04/07/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 04/07/2012 - 22:00


Of Interest

Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

Tune in to Jazz Matinee
Sundays, 12 to 4 pm


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