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Aunt Mimi

An up-tempo acoustic duo performing off-beat songs from the 2000s - 1950s, everything from Guster to the Everly Brothers. The group features high-energy harmony vocals. Steve Malatesta is a former drummer, now guitarist and has sung in theatre as well (including the Boston musical "Curly"). Besides this duo, Dermot Whittaker occasionally plays with local pop country group True West.    auntmimimusic.com 

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with Jazz Continuum,

Join Alice Lee (piano), Brett Baker (guitar), Mickey Carter (percussion) and Richard Shaw (bass) for Jazz Brunch: whether you intend to eat, talk, sip, read or just relax, Jazz Continuum will draw from the Great American Songbook, the mainstream jazz of Miles Davis and John Coltrane, or the soft bossa novas of Jobim to create to relaxing but invigorating way to enjoy a full brunch or just coffee. Come and join us!

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/25/2012 - 11:00

John Matrona Jazz Band

This amazing ensemble consists of vocalist Steve Faria, pianist John Matrona, percussionist Alan Stones, and bassist Jay Matrona. Steve Faria, a tenured performer of more than 35 years, has written and directed comedies, musicals and dramas, including the 2009 Festival in Newburyport short winner. Percusionist Alan Stones has performed in genes ranging from classical to rock and roll. John Matrona, Berkeley College of Music graduate, performs regularly at Boston’s Hyatt Harborside Hotel, Newburyport’s Joseph’s Winter St. Café, and New England Continental Orchestras.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/24/2012 - 20:00

The OGD Jazz Trio

"The OGD Jazz Trio" is a classic Jazz Organ, Drum and Guitar Trio similar to the famous setups of Wes Montgomery and Jimmy Smith and countless others. There is something so interesting about the sound of a traditional Jazz Guitar and the Hammond B3. They will be playing tunes penned by Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrel, Miles Davis etc.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with the MetroWest Jazz Project

The trio version of the MetroWest Jazz Project , Tom Phelan on vibes, Richard Hale-Shaw on bass and Jack Morash on drums, plays acoustic oriented contemporary jazz -- original pieces plus post bebop and American Songbook classics.  The vibes trio format features the mellow bell-like sound of the vibes with a swinging ground rhythm. 

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 11:00

Jean Mancini Gough Jazz Group

This great jazz group appears at the Java Room on a monthly basis and will entertain you this evening with a wonderful array of jazz and American Songbook favorites. Enjoy live renditions of songs from their latest CD, which will be made available for purchase during the evening. The group is made up of like-minded musicians who believe that music, especially jazz, is a very special way of communicating. Their many years of working together have allowed them to build an extensive repertoire of Jazz standards, and American Songbook classics.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 20:00

Jazz First with Vocalist Pamela Smith

Jazz First believes in the Great American Songbook, and feels those tunes should be preserved. Thus, the repertoire consists of jazz versions of this very listenable music by the masters (Porter, Gershwin, Rodgers, Strayhorn, etc.) written primarily in the first half of the twentieth century, with lyrical improvisations inserted for variety.  At its core is a trio with Joe Whalen on piano, Chris Guild on bass, and Ed Conley on drums.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with Jazz Continuum

Join Alice Lee (piano), Brett Baker (guitar), Mickey Carter (percussion) and Richard Shaw (bass) for Jazz Brunch: whether you intend to eat, talk, sip, read or just relax,

Jazz Continuum will draw from the Great American Songbook, the mainstream jazz of Miles Davis and John Coltrane, or the soft bossa novas of Jobim to create to relaxing but invigorating way to enjoy a full brunch or just coffee. Come and join us! 

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 11:00

East Of Shirley

East of Shirley" is a 4-piece ensemble that writes and plays songs of the road, of journeys down desert canyons and up remote mountain passes, songs of the soul that blend classic American folk, early rock, blues and roots stylings with the traveling sensibilities of Jack London, Bruce Chatwin, and Peter Matthiessen.

Along the way, "Shirley" focuses mostly on performing original compositions. But any given evening will also find us covering tunes by artists from a broader storytelling landscape, including Bruce Cockburn, Steve Goodman, and Townes Van Zandt. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/10/2012 - 20:00

Singer Songwriter Darlene Bailey

Singer Songwriter Darlene Bailey, whose music has been compared to the likes of Emmylou Harris, Janis Ian, Suzanne Vega & Rita Coolidge, performs multi-genre covers in folk, country, blues and soft rock, as well as her own original works; some of which appear on her 2011 “Wrenches & Rags” CD.  darlenebailey.com

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 20:00

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