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Yuko Hunt Quartet

The Yuka Hunt Quartet is a dedicated jazz ensemble which plays authentic jazz with roots deep in jazz history, with the promise of an interesting modern jazz listening experience.

Yuka, an accomplished classical pianist, is a serious jazz artist. Her engaging piano style is influenced by Teddy Wilson and Thelonious Monk among others. Yuka also sings songs from the great American song book, revisiting them in a unique way.

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011 - 21:30

The Fringe

The Fringe are one of the genuine living treasures of the Boston jazz scene. Originally formed back in 1971 by tenor-saxophonist George Garzone, bassist Richard Appleman, and drummer Bob Gullotti as an outlet for their free jazz improvisations, The Fringe have entertained and enlightened Boston area jazz audiences for over 30 years. Bassist Appleman left the band in 1985 to become Chairman of the Bass Department at Berklee College and was replaced by veteran bassist John Lockwood.

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 22:30
Mon, 12/12/2011 - 22:30
Mon, 12/19/2011 - 22:30
Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:30

Jerry Bergonzi Group

Tenor saxophonist, Jerry Bergonzi, is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author and educator. His music is renowned for its innovation, mastery, and integrity. Relentless drive, inner fire, total command, awesome technique, elastic lyricism, rich resonance, world-class, a musical visionary, are among the rave reviews credited to his sound. Bergonzi's music has been applauded throughout the world at festivals, concert halls, and jazz venues and his dedication to jazz music has been well documented by an extensive discography.

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 20:00

Free Music Now Collective

Featuring: Charlie Kohlhase, Jim Hobbs, Jeff Galindo, Luther Gray, John Mclellan, Scott Getchell, Chris Forkey, Junko Simons, Andy Voelker, Jeff Platz, Kit Demos

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/04/2011 - 22:00

TAKUJI KAWAI

Born in Kobe city, Japan on 27 Nov 1963. Started to learn piano (classical style) at the age of 4. Began to improvise ca.1987. After graduating from Kyoto Univ. (philosophy major), Kawai got master degree on musicology (western early music) at Tokyo National Univ. of Fine Arts and Music in 1991.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/04/2011 - 18:00

Love Electric, Soul Panacea & EMEFE

A Love Electric - "A young, genre-defying guitarist, composer, and writer, Todd Clouser is an accomplished musician across the creative music spectrum, leading a unique path to recognition as an act to watch, finding his own voice performing with musicians from Keb Mo to "downtown" NYC jazz legend Steven Bernstein. A Love Electric is Todd's most aggressive ensemble yet, an energetic quintet based in the stylings of 70's era electric jazz." - Dakota Jazz Club http://www.aloveelectric.com/

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/03/2011 - 19:00

Gil Aharon Trio

The Gill Aharon Trio is rarely a trio. 

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 23:00
Fri, 12/09/2011 - 23:00
Fri, 12/16/2011 - 23:00
Fri, 12/23/2011 - 23:00
Fri, 12/30/2011 - 23:00

Ameranouche

Wild acoustic Gypsy jazz/world/flamenco trio -- delightful, accessible, joyful music than anyone can and will fall in love with. JVC Newport Jazz Fest (opened for Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spaulding, etc), Djangofest NW/SW/NE, Regattabar, Maine Lobsterfest, Best of NH / Verizon Wireless Arena, Somers Point Jazz Society, etc. National Lampoon Soundtrack. Shared the stage with Carolina Chocolate Drops, Robin Nolan Trio, John Jorgenson, Luminescent Orchestrii, etc. Based in New Hampshire, USA. www.ameranouche.com

$10 cover

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 22:00

Sun Parade

The Sun Parade, at its core, is built on the musical partnership between frontmen Chris Jennings & Jefferson Lewis. The two often play as a full band with Jacob Rosazza on bass and Doni McAulay on drums, but sometimes grace stages as an acoustic duo. The Sun Parade has never failed to captivate an audience, whether there are five people or fifty, and whether they come as a full rock outfit or two friends singing their hearts out.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 21:00

Naftule’s Dream

Naftule’s Dream, whose seminal recordings in the early 1990’s helped create the Radical Jewish Culture movement and jump start John Zorn’s Tzadik label and has not performed since 2008 marks their return with a Lily Pad show!

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 18:00

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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

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