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Pandelis Karayorgis Trio

Pandelis Karayorgis, piano
Jef Charland, bass
Luther Gray, drums

"The Boston-based pianist-composer helms one of the best progressive piano trios anywhere. His cerebral, kinetic, witty, and propulsive playing and writing build on the foundation of greats such as Thelonious Monk and Cecil Taylor." -  Kevin Lowenthal, Boston Globe, June 2009

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/11/2012 - 19:00

Novelty Act & StoneTones

Colin Stack and Rick Stone pair up to present an afternoon of instant ear-candy at the Lily Pad! Novelty Act was created by Singer/Songwriter/Composer Colin Stack in January of 05' and has played monthly shows in and around the northeast. The active line-up of the band consists of a rotating group of musicians from Boston and New York. The music can best be described as an eclectic mix of rock, bluegrass, rhythm and blues, jazz, folk, and vaudeville. Colin Stack has recently been featured in the Boston Globe and Insite Magazine.

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/11/2012 - 16:00

Luddy Mussy

Luddy Mussy is colorful, almost cartoonish music made by lunatics. With eccentric takes on genres ranging from blues, modern rock, surf rock and folk, Luddy serves up an original little something for any musical palate. An energetic party band with a songwritery twist, Luddy has ripped off various artists from the Rolling Stones to the B-52s. Due to copyright misunderstandings, the band currently resides on a barge in international waters.

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Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2012 - 22:00

Ted Hu & Ray McNamara Showcase

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2012 - 19:00

ALT STILL LIVES!!!

ALT STILL LIVES!!! is a local band showcase that includes six alternative and pop punk bands from the Boston area. The show will only cost five dollars for a pre-sale ticket, and ten dollars at the door. The show is aimed at providing fans with some great entertainment and giving local bands a chance to play original music for a good sized crowd

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2012 - 15:00

Animatronique

Similar to instrumental artists Jim O'Rourke, Kaki King, and Greg Davis, Animatronique's music is both atmospheric and compelling in nature. While solo acoustic guitar compositions are the nucleus of the music, the songs are furnished with haunting samples, ethereal electric guitars, and dynamic percussive elements that combine to create elaborate soundscapes.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 22:00

Samantha Preis

Known for her powerful voice, Samantha has performed numerous times at venues such as Carnegie Hall and Berklee College of Music. After graduating early from high school, she catapulted into the music industry and spent several months recording and collaborating in Los Angeles with well-known producers and musicians. This was only the beginning for Samantha. In September of 2006, she began her freshman year at Berklee College of Music as a Songwriting major. Bringing forth tremendous opportunity, Berklee introduced her to new and talented people, as well as new and useful techniques.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 21:00

Luce Trio, Baroque Inspired Improvisation.

The Luce Trio is Jon De Lucia’s baroque inspired group featuring guitarist Ryan Ferreira and bassist Chris Tordini. They perform pieces by JS Bach, GF Handel, John Dowland and more along with Jon’s original compositions. The group recorded their first CD in November, at the St. Ann and The Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn Heights. The CD will be released in April 2012.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 20:00

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo

The SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo comprises eight of the best high school musicians in the SF Bay Area, led by renowned musician and educator, Dann Zinn.  Featuring a rich instrumentation of woodwinds (flute, alto sax, bari sax, bass clarinet), vocals and a hard-hitting rhythm section, the group creates a fresh sound of textural delight.  Don’t miss the next generation of Jazz Giants with their stunning combination of unique approach, mature playing, original compositions and new arrangements of jazz standards.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 19:00

Robert Pinsky and Laurence Hobgood

Date: 
Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 2:00pm

It's poetry and Jazz  on Thursday's Jazz New England.  Former U. S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky returns to the WICN studio, this time pairing  his prose with the piano styles of Grammy winner Laurence Hobgood, the man behind the award-winning Kurt Elling sound. These two have been collaborating recently, will perform in New England this week and are sure to bring a little pizzazz to Jazz New England. Join us Thursday at 2 pm.

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