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The Reunion Band, Bluegrass

Known for its tight vocal harmonies and solid traditional bluegrass sound, the Reunion Band features veteran Boston-area musicians Richard Brown (mandolin), Dave Dillon (rhythm guitar), Margaret Gerteis (acoustic bass), Richard Underwood (banjo) and Art Schatz (fiddle). The band, which has been around since 2002, takes its name from the fact that its members have played together off and on and in various configurations for over 30 years.

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Event Date: 
Tue, 02/14/2012 - 20:00

Nickel & Dime Band w/ Rick Berlin, new rock

The legendary rocker (Berlin Airlift) is a giant on the Boston music scene. His colorful songwriting + strong stage presence have influenced countless other artists since the early 1970s. He continues to make music w/ intelligence + integrity, building an international reputation around his knotty, singular piano playing, straight-from-the-heart singing and a style of character-based songwriting that’s drawn comparisons to Waits + Cohen

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Event Date: 
Sat, 02/11/2012 - 19:00

Funky White Honkies, Christian Rap/R&B/Soul

If you haven’t seen this big band in action, you’ve missed a rollicking good time. Their horn section spills over onto the dance floor, and Dinty Child, their energetic front man, keeps things cooking at a rolling boil with his irreverent interpretations of R&B standards, rock anthems, and their own original and hugely entertaining material. Party likes it’s 1977.

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Event Date: 
Fri, 02/10/2012 - 22:00

Tarbox Ramblers, blues/rock

Taking listeners to a place where Appalachian music, ancient blues and gospel come together in powerful, unexpected combinations, The Tarbox Ramblers are left-field traditionalists whose rough-hewn, direct sound has drawn raves from Rolling StoneAll Things ConsideredThe New Yorker and many more.

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Event Date: 
Fri, 02/10/2012 - 19:30

Rakiya, Balkan folk

From Eastern Europe by way of New England, this startling folk ensemble performs the music of Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania with grace and style.
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Event Date: 
Tue, 02/07/2012 - 20:00

Kris Bowers

Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 6:00pm

Kris Bowers began classical piano studies as a toddler in Los Angeles. In 2011, he walked away with the top honor at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition—a major career boost for the Juilliard student. He brings his award-winning chops to the Piano Jazz studios for this set of tunes.

Labyrinth Choir

Labyrinth Choir will perform their debut concert of songs exploring freedom: freedom of religion, self-determination, the Underground Railroad, and hope for the future. The concert "We Who Believe in Freedom" comes from a Sweet Honey in the Rock song: "We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes." The program, featuring the choir, pianist, and a percussionist playing African drums, will include solos, choral songs, and audience participation.

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/26/2012 - 14:00

BLOSSOM DEARIE

Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 6:00pm
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The late Blossom Dearie delighted audiences with her tasty piano playing, hip vocal interpretations and sly humor. Blossom talks about her inspirations and favorite younger musicians.

Masters of the Mallet

Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 6:00pm

Three modern masters of the mallet take the stage at Dizzy's for one solid hour of good vibes. Hear three vibraphonists who span the generations -- Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Locke and Stefon Harris.

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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

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