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Trio Benoît Delbecq, Jorrit Dijkstra, Curt Newton

French pianist Benoît Delbecq will pair up with Boston area improvisers Jorrit Dijkstra and Curt Newton for an afternoon concert. Dijkstra and Delbecq have worked together since the early ‘90s, notably on Dijkstra’s trio recording European Echoes (BVHaast, 1996). Delbecq has made a name for himself as one of the most original piano improvisers of his generation, combining influences from Ornette Coleman, Gyorgy Ligeti and African music into a “serene music” (New York Times).

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 17:00

Blues on Sunday!

The Beehive's Sunday night Blues series features a core band of legendary players with a revolving door of guests singing, sitting in, and getting down...the perfect antidote for the Sunday blues!

The all-star house blues band is led by 25-year musical veteran keyboardist and producer, Bruce Bears. Come in for a relaxing Sunday night of great performance, food and libations compliments of Jack Daniel's. Don't miss it!

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Event Date: 
Sun, 12/09/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 12/16/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 12/23/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 12/30/2012 - 20:00

Madeline Miller & Mark Anderson

Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 9:00pm

This week on Inquiry we talk with Madeline Miller. Ms Miller teaches Latin and Ancient Greek and has studied at the Yale School of Drama, specializing in adapting classical tales for modern audiences. Her first novel is The Song of Achilles, a dramatic and complex retelling of the story of Achilles and the Trojan War through the eyes of Achilles' romantic interest, Patroclus. Tune in and learn about how Madeline Miller fleshed out the ancient characters of Achilles, Patroclus, Agamemnon and re-imagined the gods to create this engaging and thrilling novel.

Akashic Record

Brian Thomas Beau Sasser and the Akashik boys' superb musicians ship and hip funkyness always raises the temperature on a weekend night.

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Event Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 22:00

Charles Haynes and Friends

As one of the most versatile drummers of this generation, Charles Haynes has worked with a wide array of artists such as Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Patti Labelle, Meshell Nedeocello, Kenny Garrett, and Robert Glasper.

Joined by John Shannon on Guitar, Masayuki Hirano on keyboards, Kyle Miles on bass, and more special guests... Don't miss his debut quartet project.

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Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 22:00

Bobby Keyes

Guitarist Bobby B. Keyes defines our American musical heritage by blending rhythm & blues, country, jazz, rock, pop and swing. His guitar playing is inspired and passionate, his musical taste is exquisite and his sound is pure Americana.

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Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 21:00

Dinner Jazz Set

Exciting and intimate, The Beehive's live dinner jazz set features world-class musical artists as the perfect complement to a delightful meal or cocktails at the bar.

Dec. 6th - Sarah Brindell brings Brazilian-influenced jazz infused with adventurous and intimate Caribbean rhythms, folk, pop and soul to The Beehive!

Dec. 7th - Tiago Michelene Trio - Versatile and brilliant, this band is everywhere in jazz and Latin jazz.         

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 18:30
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 18:30
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 18:30

La Voz Des Tres

Tonight the dynamic, Brooklyn-based trio La Voz De Tres will bring infectious rhythms and the nuanced songwriting traditions of Brazil, Chile, Cuba and other Latin American countries to the stage along with the spontaneous and exhilarating improvisation and interplay of jazz.

Armed with the rich and entrancing voice of lead singer Natalia Bernal, keyboardist Mike Eckroth and seven-string guitarist Jason Ennis, this trio has appeared at some of the top jazz venues across the country since the 2010 release their self-titled CD "La Voz De Tres."

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 21:00

Debo Band

Boston’s own Debo Band plays a hard-driving strain of ’70s Ethiopian pop music with elements of rock, funk and jazz.

The 11-piece band created a huge buzz at globalFEST and SXSW this year for its “incredible energy and passion and excellence.”—All Songs Considered, NPR.

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 21:00

NYE Jazz Celebration - The Lance Houston Jazz Quartet

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/31/2012 - 21:00


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