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Peter Paul & Mary Sing Along lead by Howie Rashba

Tonight's sets will include tunes that led to the Greenwich Village Folk Revival and many of Peter Paul & Mary's greatest hits. All are invited to join in and sing along. Fun evening waiting!!

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/29/2014 - 20:00

The OGD Jazz Trio

Jazz, Blues, Funk and more is the short description when it comes to the O.G.D Trio (Organ, Guest and Drums). Every month they invite a different guest artist to join the core organ and drum duo. We hope you can come out and hear the music and see who is joining this month. They will be playing some OGD originals, Beatles, Steely Dan, Pink Floyd, Santana and some great Jazz Standards. Steve Esposito is on the Hammond Organ and Joe Lis is on Drums.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:00

The Trude Witham Group

The Trude Witham Group, led by saxophonist Trude Witham, has performed over the past seven years at The Java Room, as well as other area venues. The group plays a mix of jazz standards, contemporary pieces and originals. Joining Trude will be Ted Osborne on guitar, Charlie Recchia on bass and David Knauss on drums. Ted plays guitar in the Indian Hill Big Band and the Jack Welsh Big Band, and also performs with Jack Morash and John Matrona. Charlie Recchia performs with the Metrowest Jazz Project, Jean Mancini Gough and Matt Boland, as well as other area musicians.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 20:00

Markus Pinney Jazz Trio

The trio performing this evening has Markus Pinney on piano along with drummer, Grant Smith and bassist, Ralph Pepe. Markus Pinney displays his talents as an accomplished jazz pianist, improviser and original vocalist. The dynamic interplay among the group offers engaging interpretations to an eclectic mix of musics drawn from jazz and blues idioms, as well as Markus’ compelling original compositions. He has played in and around the greater Boston area for over 20 years with his 'mp3' jazz trio.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 20:00

Giulio Carmassi

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 4:00pm

The latest edition to the Pat Metheny Unity Group is multi-instrumentalist Giulio Carmassi, joining just in time to take part in the group's latest release Kin. His contributions varied from piano and voice to assorted woodwind, brass, string and percussion instruments. You can catch Carmassi along with the Pat Metheny Unity Group at Hanover Theatre on Sunday, November 16th at 7pm.

Roberto Trotta: The Edge of the Sky

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:30am

ROBERTO TROTTA, astrophysicist at Imperial College, London has written of the most unique and lyrical books about cosmology: THE EDGE OF THE SKY: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ALL-THERE-IS. Trotta discusses some of the most complex ideas in astrophysics, like exo-planets, supersymmetry and multiverses using only the ten hundred most common words in the English language. An amazing project and he reads a sample of the book on this show. Don’t miss this very aesthetic examination of science and language. 

Sunday Brunch with John Matrona

John Matrona is a featured pianist at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel in Boston and at Joseph's Winter St. Café in Newburyport. Having studied both classical and jazz piano at the Berkeley College of Music, he is the concert pianist for the New England Continental Orchestras. He has also performed with the Arthur Bakopolus Jazz Quintet for Malden and Everett Cable TV Studios, and Mike Finegold, noted Flute Master with the Prague Symphony Orchestras.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:00

Darrell Katz

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 4:00pm

Composer and arranger Darrell Katz will be talking with host Chet Williamson today. At Berklee College of Music, Katz is a professor in the harmony department with a phenomenal understanding of advanced modal harmony. Katz is also the founder and director of the Jazz Composers Alliance.

Trusting Fate

Trusting Fate is bolstered by a genuine passion for creating imaginative, unexpected music that combines elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, roots and blues into a fresh, powerful sound. Versatile multi-instrumentalists Paul Therkelsen (guitar, harmonica, vocals), Mike O’Brien (mandolin, violin, guitar, keyboards), Susanna Doyle (vocals, keyboards) and Nate Ranney (bass) spin playful melodies and blend rich harmonies with crisp lyrics.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/15/2014 - 20:00

Ed Mascari Jazz Trio

Jazz pianist Ed Mascari leads this energetic and cohesive ensemble that features Rebecca Wellons (saxophone and flute) and Marliese Ballon (upright bass). This tight-knit trio performs arrangements of such songs as The Way You Look Tonight, Wave, Someday My Prince Will Come and Take Five plus a few inspiring originals all guaranteed to keep a smile on your face and your feet tapping. They have performed at such venues as the Harvest Cafe (Hudson), Viva Bene (Worcester) and Ken’s Steak House (Framingham) as well as giving concerts at the Hudson, Stow and Wayland libraries.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 20:00


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