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Gloucester, MA 01930

Lisa Piehler, Elizabeth Wambui and Lauren Petit on Red Cross Central Mass. Hometown Heroes (Encore Episode)

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 10:00pm

In an encore of The Business Beat, Steve Jones-D'Agostino, strategic partner of Susan Wagner PR+ Best Rate of Climb, interviews Lisa Piehler (shown, right), executive director, and Elizabeth Wambui (shown, center), major-gifts associate, for the American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts and Lauren Petit (shown, left), manager of communications and community relations for Saint-

"HOT" - Ameranouche

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

This week's show features HOT, HOT Gypsy Jazz with Ameranouche as they share music with us from their brand new CD – “Hot!”


Richard Sheppard/Guitar
Jack Soref/Guitar
Michael Harrist/Bass

The Folk Revival on The Folk Revival

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

Playing songs released between 1948-1973, featuring Burl Ives, the Weavers, Harry Belafonte, the Tarriers, Odetta, the Kingston Trip, the Limeliters, the Brothers Four, the Chad Mitchell Trio, Joan Baez, the Highwaymen, Bob Dylan, Peter-Paul-&-Mary, the Seekers, the New Christy Minstrels, and many many others!

Jacqui Dankworth

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 6:00pm

British jazz vocalist  Jacqui Dankworth came to jazz after pursuing a theatre career, performing everywhere from the Royal Shakespeare Company to the West End. Jacqui talks about the advantages and challenges of having two well-known parents, Dame Cleo Lane and Sir John Dankworth.

Gerald French

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 6:00pm

New Orleans drummer Gerald French joins Judy onstage at the 2013 Ascona Jazz Festival in Switzerland to discuss his passion for the music of his hometown and desire to carry on the NOLA tradition in playing the music and having respect for its history.

Jazz Brunch with James Merenda & Jon Dreyer

Pianist James Merenda is steeped in the jazz tradition from its beginnings to the present. He has performed or recorded internationally with Ran Blake, Cameron Brown, Joe Hunt, Dave Bryant, David Maxwell, Bob Gullotti, the Either/Orchestra, the Ardvark Orchestra and many others. He is also a multi-instrumentalist, composer and band leader who leads the band TickleJuice.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/06/2015 - 11:00
Sat, 06/13/2015 - 11:00
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 11:00
Sat, 06/27/2015 - 11:00

John Matrona Jazz Band

This amazing ensemble consists of pianist John Matrona, percussionist Alan Stones, and bassist Jay Matrona. 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. He has also worked with the Arthur Bakopolus Jazz Quintet and flutist Mike Finegold. Jay Matrona, sitar performer, has studied in NY, Arizona, and India.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/27/2015 - 20:00

The OGD Jazz Trio

Jazz, Blues, Funk and more is the short description when it comes to the O.G.D Trio (Organ, Guest and Drums). Every month they invite a different guest artist to join the core organ and drum duo. We hope you can come out and hear the music and see who is joining this month. They will be playing some OGD originals, Beatles, Steely Dan, Pink Floyd, Santana and some great Jazz Standards. Steve Esposito is on the Hammond Organ and Joe Lis is on Drums.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/26/2015 - 20:00

Father’s Day Sunday Brunch with DoubleNecks

The happy return of the DoubleNecks Guitar Duo to the Java Room on Father's Day! The DoubleNecks are two talented guitarists and educators from New England. The professional duo consists of MIKE LOCE and JIM GAUDETTE, and after a few hours playing and an affinity for all things guitar, they decided to get it together in 2007. Both men teach their instrument in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/21/2015 - 11:00


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