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Season of Giving Special - With Guests!

Date: 
Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Be a part of the Season of Giving membership drive with Nick Noble and special guests on The Folk Revival! Celebrate the holiday spirit with a folksy twist as Nick brings out folk favorites new and old.  

Celebrating Local Artists Month II

Date: 
Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join Nick Noble's Folk Revival as he features local folk musicians from the Central Massacusetts scene. 

The JMC Quartet Edition 2011

After their successful first CD "Kaya" released in 2008 and with an uncompromising seeking spirit toward the expression of creativity, Jean-marie Corrois a French born drummer is presenting his quartet once again at Ryles. Composed of young talented and dedicated musicians, who share the same desire to perform music that comes from a common ground, a mix of many genres, borrowing influences from famous contemporary composers like Pat Metheny, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock... Jean-marie is excited to present new compositions as well.

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/28/2011 - 21:00

Hiro Honshuku's A-NO-NE Christmas

Each year A-NO-NE Ensemble, a Jazz and Brazilian influenced music group formed in the late 80's by virtuoso flutist Hiro Honshuku from Kamakura, Japan brings his audience a delightfully improvisational take on traditional holiday favorites. A-NO-NE Christmas concerts, performed each year in different venues throughout New England, include upbeat selections from their "A-NO-NE Christmas" and "Not That Silent Night" CDs.

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/21/2011 - 21:00

Alberto Netto Quartet

Brazilian native Alberto Netto grew up playing in samba groups, batucada reunions, and escola de samba rehearsals on the streets of his hometown of Santos. Alberto Netto was self-taught on the drumset. He performed with many Brazilian music and jazz combos in Santos and São Paulo - Brazil. Later, Alberto studied with Brazilian masters including Realcino "Nenê" Lima, Zé Eduardo Nazário and Duda Neves who encouraged him to come to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Alberto was awarded with a scholarship and graduated in 1993.

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/14/2011 - 21:00

Mark Denny & William K. Rudolph

Date: 
Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 9:00pm
Program: 

Whether throwing a well aimed rock, shooting an arrow at a bulls eye, or taking aim with a cannon at a fortress, if you want to hit your target,  it’s all about ballistics. Tonight on Inquiry we talk one again with MARK DENNY, physicist and prolific writer, about his new book THEIR ARROWS WILL DARKEN THE SKY: THE EVOLUTION AND SCIENCE OF BALLISTICS. Tonight, we talk about the earliest black powder weapons, Matchlocks, Flintlocks, cannons and cannonades and how these weapons changed how wars were fought.

Fardeen Chowdhurry (Encore)

Date: 
Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 10:00pm
Program: 

Steve D'Agostino interviews Fardeen Chowdhurry, founder, owner and operator of Cool Hat Web Design, whose three main focuses are small businesses, non-profits and local artists. They talk about the hottest trends in web and social media.

The Music of Marian McPartland

Date: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 6:00pm

Of all McPartland's attributes, possibly the most underrated is her ability as a composer. Her piano pieces have entered the jazz repertoire, and some of her songs -- with lyrics by such stars as Johnny Mercer, Sammy Cahn, and Peggy Lee -- are part of the Great American Songbook. Guest host Murray Horwitz leads this exposition through some of her most beautiful works, with performances by Cleo Laine, Sarah Vaughan, the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra -- and, of course, Marian herself. 

Blythe Danner

Date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Blythe Danner lives fully immersed in jazz and discusses her involvement.

Christian McBride and Inside Straight at the Detroit Jazz Festival

Date: 
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 6:00pm

Guest host Rhonda Hamilton is onstage with the high-profile bassist -- one of the finest ever in jazz -- and Christian's band, including Steve Wilson on sax, Peter Martin on piano, Carl Allen on drums, and introducing Warren Wolf on vibes. 

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