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Stuart and Lyn Ferguson with Phil Punch

Stuart Ferguson is an award winning songwriter from Acton. A finalist in the 2009 Boston Folk Festival Songwriting Competition, Stuart has one self-released CD, “Shackles & Ties” and a follow-up CD “Love Songs (and Other Tall Tales)” was released in December 2010 on 5th Chakra Records.

A classically trained vocalist, Lyn O’Conor-Ferguson writes songs that draw on her roots in folk and pop music as well as her love of Irish literature.

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/25/2015 - 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, 07/24/2015 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with John Matrona

John Matrona is a featured pianist at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel in Boston and at Joseph's Winter St. Café in Newburyport. Having studied both classical and jazz piano at the Berkeley College of Music, he is the concert pianist for the New England Continental Orchestras. He has also performed with the Arthur Bakopolus Jazz Quintet for Malden and Everett Cable TV Studios, and Mike Finegold, noted Flute Master with the Prague Symphony Orchestras.

Event Date: 
Sun, 07/19/2015 - 11:00

Mary Crowe and the Lincoln Hill Trio

Mary Crowe (vocals), Ev Harris (piano), John Althouse (bass), Mark Michaels (guitar) return to the Java Room for an evening of original songs, jazz and blues. A classically trained singer, Mary has "crossed over" to cabaret, jazz and blues and performs traditional and contemporary material (standards, blues, musical theater and the American Songbook) with a fresh approach.

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/18/2015 - 20:00

Markus Pinney Jazz Trio

The trio performing this evening has Markus Pinney on piano along with drummer, Grant Smith and bassist, Ralph Pepe. Markus Pinney displays his talents as an accomplished jazz pianist, improviser and original vocalist. The dynamic interplay among the group offers engaging interpretations to an eclectic mix of musics drawn from jazz and blues idioms, as well as Markus’ compelling original compositions. He has played in and around the greater Boston area for over 20 years with his 'mp3' jazz trio.

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with Jazz Continuum

Join Alice Lee (piano), Brett Baker (guitar), Mickey Carter (percussion) and Richard Shaw (bass) for Sunday 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 a relaxing but invigorating way to enjoy a full brunch or just coffee. Come and join us!

Event Date: 
Sun, 07/12/2015 - 11:00
Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:00

Aunt Mimi

Aunt Mimi is an acoustic duo who bring harmony vocals and a bouncy rock edge to songs as current as the Avett Brothers and as classic as the Everly Brothers. Performing since 2007, Dermot Whittaker and Steven Malatesta have a repertoire of familiar artists and winning, out-of-the-way cover songs that become immediate audience favorites. They perform songs from the past six decades with a sound influenced by British pop, American rock ballads, and country/bluegrass.
 

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/11/2015 - 20:00

Trusting Fate

Trusting Fate is bolstered by a genuine passion for creating imaginative, unexpected music that combines elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, roots and blues into a fresh, powerful sound. Versatile multi-instrumentalists Susanna Doyle (vocals, keyboards), Mike O’Brien (mandolin, violin, guitar, keyboards), Nate Ranney (bass), and Paul Therkelsen (guitar, harmonica, vocals) spin playful melodies and blend rich harmonies with crisp lyrics .http://www.trustingfate.com/

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/10/2015 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with Pianist Joe Whalen

Joe plays for your listening pleasure on the first Sunday of each month! Joe plays songs by well-known composers, jazz originals, and your requests in easy-to-listen-to styles strongly influenced by Bill Evans, Dave McKenna, Oscar Peterson, and Harvey Diamond.
 

Event Date: 
Sun, 07/05/2015 - 11:00

The Scott/Conley Trio

Appearing the first Friday of each month at The Java Room, the trio consists of Morgan Scott on piano, Ed Conley on drums and percussion and either Robert Rivera on cello and bass, or Sven Larson on bass. “We create adventurous music of the moment...”spontaneous composition” at times and traditional jazz standards at others.

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/03/2015 - 20:00

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