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Matthew Vacanti and E.S.P.

E.S.P. is John Magnante on Guitar, Matthew Vacanti on Bass and Karl Sterling on Drums. It is a high energy modern jazz group featuring original music. Its part bebop, part groove, and part world music. It’s real jazz, but you won’t need a GPS to listen to it. In 2010 their CD “Time‟s Up!” won a prestigious SAMMY award for best jazz CD of the year and got airplay on radio stations in over 120 cities worldwide. Their 2011 release called “Reach” was produced by Grammy Award winning bassist Jimmy Haslip from The Yellowjackets and features three tracks with legendary keyboardist Jeff Lorber.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/14/2012 - 07:00

The Nick Hempton Band

Tonight's show is a launch for the new album, "The Business" (Posi-Tone). The CD was just listed in the Top 10 jazz albums of 2011 by All About Jazz, and the Top 50 by JazzTimes magazine. The band at AJC will be the same as on the album. They will be playing tunes from the album, as well as some new tunes, and some standards.

Nick Hempton: Saxophones
Art Hirahara: Piano
Marco Panascia: Bass
Dan Aran: Drums.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 21:30

The Doug Johnson Trio with special guest Grace Kelly

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Ticket: $12
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 19:00

Jazz Brunch w/Mark Arnold and Ken Steiner

Reservations recommended

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/29/2012 - 11:30

Jazz Brunch - Ken Steiner w/Jazmen

Reservations recommended

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/15/2012 - 11:30

Ken Steiner w/Pete Wetherbee, Bob Metzger - Rock Country n Soul

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 22:00

Ken Steiner w/Ric St Germain & Dennis Monagle - Rock n Roll, Folk, who knows?

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/11/2012 - 21:00

Minglewood Tavern at Latitude 43

25 Rogers Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: 978-281-0223

The Lovely Ladies of Worcester take the stage once again for Sirens of Song!

No Cover

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/26/2012 - 21:00

The return of Sip-n-Sketch 2pm-5pm, Andy Cummings 9pm till Close!

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/22/2012 - 14:00


Of Interest

Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

Tune in to Jazz Matinee
Sundays, 12 to 4 pm


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