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Without a Net

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join us for plenty of terrific music, featuring a very special hour of live in-studio guests, including Walter Crockett, Lydia Fortune, Joe D’Angelo, and Arny Spielberg. They will be appearing on behalf of “Without a Net,” the musical collaboration to support the UMass Memorial Cancer Center of Excellence. Lots of great songs to share!

The Motown Story, Part 2.

Date: 
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join host Tom Shaker as we hear more from America's iconic soul label, Motown Records. We'll hear more classic songs and behind the scene stories from beloved artists like Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, Supremes and Marvin Gaye. It all starts at 7pm!

JOSE JAMES

JOSE JAMES

NEW CD: YESTERDAY I HAD THE BLUES THE MUSIC OF BILLIE HOLIDAY

Often referred to as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation, New York City-based vocalist José James combines jazz, soul, drum'n'bass, and spoken word into his own unique brand of vocal jazz.

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/30/2015 - 20:00

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY is one of the leading champions of the great American Songbook, having made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer. A born entertainer, her unique singing style blends jazz and traditional pop, making her a mainstay in concert halls, theaters and jazz clubs as well as in the recording studio, on television, and in film. She is best known for her Tony-nominated performance in the hit Broadway musical Swing! and for writing and singing the theme song to the hit TV series The Nanny.

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/25/2015 - 20:00
Fri, 09/25/2015 - 22:00

BRIA SKONBERG

BRIA SKONBERG
with Sean Cronin-bass, Dalton Ridenhour-piano, Darrian Douglas-drums, Evan Arntzen-clarinet/saxophone

Bria Skonberg is a catalyst for all things jazz. Hailing from West Coast Canada and now living in New York City, award winning trumpeter/vocalist/ composer BRIA SKONBERG is "poised to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation."- Wall Street Journal.

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 20:00

JOHN PIZZARELLI

JOHN PIZZARELLI with Konrad Paszkudski on piano, Martin Pizzarelli on bass and Kevin Kanner on drums.

NEW CD: JOHN PIZZARELLI SALUTES JOHNNY MERCER LIVE AT BIRDLAND

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 20:00
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 22:00
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 20:00
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 22:00

JAMIE BAUM SEPTET+

With: Jason Palmer (trumpet), along with Sam Sadigursky (alto sax/bass clarinet), Chris Komer (French horn), Brad Shepik (guitar), John Escreet (piano), Matt Clohesy (bass) and Jeff Hirschfield (drums).

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 20:00

LINDA MARKS - CD RELEASE 'HEART TO HEART'

LINDA MARKS - CD RELEASE "HEART TO HEART"
Geoff Wadsworth-saxophone, Greg Holt-bass, Miki Matsuki-drums, Dave Birkin-clarinet, guitar, flute, Junko Fujiwara-cello, Bonnie MacLeod-piano, vocalists Claire McFarland and Sheryl Altman

Vocalist Linda Marks has been performing in and around the Boston area for many years and is very active in both the jazz and cabaret communities.

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/16/2015 - 20:00

OLETA ADAMS

Since the runaway success of her 1990 debut album Circle of One (which went Platinum), and the impassioned hit single "Get Here" (the Brenda Russell composition that became an unofficial anthem of the 1991 Gulf War) Oleta Adams has inspired a growing legion of fans in the U.S. and Europe with journeys of the heart via songs that draw deeply from her roots in gospel, while crossing effortlessly into the realms of soul, R&B, urban, and popular music.

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/11/2015 - 20:00
Fri, 09/11/2015 - 22:00
Sat, 09/12/2015 - 20:00
Sat, 09/12/2015 - 22:00

JANE BUNNETT & MAQUEQUE - All Woman Cuban Sextet

JANE BUNNETT & MAQUEQUE- All Woman Cuban sextet

Four-time JUNO Award winner, two-time Grammy nominee, and Officer of the Order of Canada, soprano saxophonist/flautist Jane Bunnett is a national treasure. Known for her courageous artistry and adventurous improvisation, her music explores the fertile intersection of jazz and Afro-Cuban music. Always evolving, and always attracting top-flight musicians, her exciting new project Maqueque brings together an all-female band of Cuban All-Stars for a sublime synthesis of modern jazz with a Cuban soul.

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 20:00

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