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Jazz Show & Jam w/ host John Funkhouser

John plays bass and piano equally well, and might be playing either or both on any given night. He has widely eclectic tastes in music, ranging from straight-ahead jazz and blues to Cuban, Brazilian, Eastern European, Indian classical and 20th century classical music. John focuses on original music but loves to play standards and jam with anyone and everyone. www.myspace.com/funkhousejazz

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/17/2012 - 20:00

Cabaret - Feature: Phil Kassel; Piano, Michael Larson; Guitar, Miguel Perez

Phil Kassel is a career public interest lawyer who sings songs from most every genre at local venues and open mics. Beverly Creasey of Theatremirror.com said "Phil can take on a dark, sardonic vocal pitch or lighten to a soaring tenor, and, with help from his daughter Gabriela, brought down the house at a previous BACA Festival." He is the author of ten previous shows, appearing at such venues as Jimmy Tingles, Ryles and the Cambridge Multi-Cultural Arts Center.

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/11/2012 - 19:00

Jazz Show & Jam w/ host: Ted Knowlton, piano

"Our group starts with bass, drums, and piano. Ken & I (Ted) have been around longer than the other Jazz Jam musicians. We are probably not as "out of the box" (that's Michael's favorite term) as some of the younger musicians hosting the Jam, but we bring a wealth of jazz experience to the party." And, we love "out of the box" folks to jam with. Give us your freedom of expression; we give you a solid base of jazz experience. You draw us out; we draw you out!

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/10/2012 - 20:00

DON WHITE features at the Amazing Open Comedy Mique Show

Join Don and some of our our Amazing miquers in a superfantastic night of PG13 Comedy: stand up, songs,stories, physical comedy and more.

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Ticket Prices: $6 ($5 Mem)

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/04/2012 - 19:30

Jazz Show & Jam w/ host Daryl Lowery & Berklee College of Music Faculty

Daryl Lowery, saxophonist, was born and raised in the Metropolitan New York area were he was exposed to Jazz, Soul, Funk, R&B and fell in love with these and other African American art forms. Daryl came to Boston to study at New England Conservatory and has since recorded and/or performed with such notables as imortals Dizzy Gilespie and Jackie Byard, the eclectic Ran Blake and Boston's funk legend Ellis Hall.

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/03/2012 - 20:00

Devo & Joan Jett

Date: 
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 9:00pm
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Riverwood Poetry Series Featuring Alice-Anne Harwood

Riverwood Poetry Series presents Alice-Anne Harwood.

A poet, singer/songwriter, and playwright, Alice-Anne fronts the New Haven-based folk-rock group Document 183. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals and collections.

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/28/2012 - 18:30

Kenn Morr Band

Recently nominated 'Best New Band' in the Hartford Advocate's 'Grand Bandslam' competition, the Ken Morr band brings boundary pushing yet dreamy acoustic rock to Connecticut audiences. Enhanced by the Connecticut country where Ken Morr resides, the music of the band blends Americana, folk, rock, and blues in a striking way.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/27/2012 - 20:00

9:55 Jazz Improv

Very ethereal, cinematic and listenable!

Preformers in 9:55 are:

Greg Conte- Guitars, bass, effects, loops
Win Ridabock- Flutes, effects, loops
Tracey Kroll- Percussion via electronics, effects, loops

The show will feature never heard before pieces of electro-acoustic improvisation.

tickets: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/21/2012 - 20:00

Encore Performance: Eric Mintel Quartet

Pianist and Composer Eric Mintel has connected with audiences throughout the country and throughout the world with his unique style of jazz and originals compositions.

Career highlights - A Performance by invitation at the White House, several performances at the Kennedy Center, collaborations with symphony orchestra and choral groups, outreach to students in elementary schools, performances at jazz festivals, cultural centers and concert halls throughout the country and educating the public on the importance of jazz music in our culture.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/20/2012 - 20:00

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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.

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Sundays, 12 to 4 pm

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