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From Duke to the JLCO

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

The horn player who’s been the heart and soul of the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra for the past quarter-century, Joe Temperley is now 85. His illustrious career in jazz has spanned stints with Duke Ellington, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, and other iconic names of the big band era. On this episode of Jazz Night In America, we hear Temperley’s life story, along with his own compositions and new arrangements of his favorite Ellington tunes.

"Blue Collar Jazz Play" - Dave Tonkin Group

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:00pm

The David’s Group brings us original Jazz pieces the open up like windows into popular Jazz grooves.

David calls himself a “Blue Collar” Jazz player….a guy whose work in music is all play. He been playing, teaching and performing for over 40 years. I loved his take on the Jazzy idioms he opens up for us. You’ll like hearing the work of this experienced Jazz man and his seasoned band.

“Worship in the Key of Jazz” at Super Saturday in Framingham,MA

Workshop - Worship in the Key of Jazz at Keefe Regional Technical High School, 750 Winter Street, Framingham, MA

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 08:00 to 15:30

RPS Band at O’Connell’s Pub in Framingham

We play old school R&B, funk, jazz, rock, a few contemporary things and anything else we like.  Willie Sordillos' good buddy Doug Rich put this group of mostly old friends together, and the line-up includes Willie, Patrick Mottaz, Alvin Terry, Bobby Butler, Linda Brown-San Martin and Lynne Miller.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/02/2015 - 20:30

International Beat Poetry Festival

Hosted by Colin Haskins.  Featured poets: Eileen Albrizio, Colin Haskins, Debbie Tosun Kilday, Yvon Cormier, Tony Hanson, Margaret Plaganis, William F. DeVault, Anita Gallers. 

Also live music, an open mic, and a surprise guest.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 14:00

Jon England "Velvet Piano"

World-traveled, 25-album Englishman with an emotionally-connective, virtuosically-dazzling performance plays Liberace-to-Liszt, Gershwin-to-Beatles, Elton, Jerry-Lee, Cinematic, Romantic, Jazz/Rag'n'Rock in a way that makes you wish you'd never given up practicing. Naturally-gifted, charming, accessible, fun. Your own requests fill the 2nd half, so come prepared!

Tickets: $15

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/16/2015 - 20:00

Comedy Night with Darren Sechrist & Friends

Information & Tickets HERE

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/30/2015 - 20:00


Information & Tickets HERE

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/24/2015 - 20:00

Sean Clapis

Information & Tickets HERE

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/23/2015 - 20:00

Middlesex Drum Circle

Information & Tickets HERE

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/22/2015 - 19:00


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Berklee's mission is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career.

Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work—the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and curiosity essential to creativity—are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise.