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Anaïs Mitchell & Hadestown

Anaïs (uh-NAY-iss) Mitchell writes intimate songs, richly detailed like short stories. Her many musical influences come together in Hadestown, an epic folk opera that retells the Orpheus myth. From its opening notes, Hadestown is packed with irresistible melodies and the kind of plainspoken poetry that is Mitchell’s songwriting hallmark.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/18/2011 - 20:00

Alloy Orchestra Performing live to Metropolis

This magnificent new restoration of Metropolis utilizes 25 minutes of lost footage not seen since the film's premiere in 1928. The amazing sci-fi film was Alloy's first silent movie score, originally composed in 1991, making Alloy Orchestra world famous. Back by popular demand, Alloy's expanded score, with its signature junk percussion and soaring melodies, captures the classic film's power and beauty.

“The film event of 2010.”—Roger Ebert “The definitive reconstruction.”—New York Times

Tickets: $25

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/12/2011 - 20:00

From Korea: SamulNori

SamulNori creates a spectacular display of drumming. Founded and led by Kim Duk-Soo, the group’s leader and master of the changgo (hourglass-shaped drum), SamulNori’s dancing percussionists play music based on 5,000-year-old Korean shamanist traditions. In several numbers the musicians also wear hats topped with long plumes or streamers that produce swirling patterns of color as they move from ceremonial walks to great leaps and dizzying spins.

“SamulNori is a complete theatrical experience. Their drumming led to total astonishment.”—New York Times

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 20:00

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, Masters of the Fiddle

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy are two of the world's most celebrated Celtic fiddlers. They also happen to be married. Known for her flamboyant skill and trademark step-dancing, Natalie MacMaster is the sweetheart superstar of the Cape Breton fiddle. Donnell Leahy is part of the brilliant, popular Canadian group Leahy. Together they create a whirlwind of fiddle-driven music, song and dance.

Tickets: $42, $37, $30

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/05/2011 - 20:00

Fenway Jazz Jam Sessions

Fenway Jazz Jam hosted by The David Ehle Guitar Trio Continues Tuesdays from 7-11pm

The trio is led by guitarist and Boston resident David Ehle with a bassist and drummer plus special guest musicians.

This is an open jazz jam session where all are invited to bring your instrument and your voice or just come enjoy the fun.

For information contact David Ehle 617-572-3692.

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/01/2011 - 19:00
Tue, 11/08/2011 - 19:00
Tue, 11/15/2011 - 19:00
Tue, 11/22/2011 - 19:00
Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:00

Grace Kelly Quintet, Ryan Parker, Les Harris Jr, Keala Kaumeheiwa

4:30-5:45 we present a FREE jazz clinic given by the group below, sponsored by the Seacoast Jazz Society

6-9 Performance

Grace Kelly - Alto and Vocals
Scott Aruda - Trumpet
Ryan Parker - Piano
Keala Kaumeheiwa - Bass
Les Harris Jr - Drums

Get there early! This show tends to sell out quick for seats, so standing room only!!!

Cover Charge: $10 General/$5 Students

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/27/2011 - 18:00

Tre Corda with Greg Hopkins, Tim Ray, Eugene Friesen

All Shows 6-9 PM - Two sets of live jazz


Cover Charge: $10 General/$5 Students

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/20/2011 - 18:00

Publick House Nonet featuring Matt Langley, Eric Klaxton, Nick Mainella, Zach Lange, Rob Gerry, Jim Clark, Eric Von Oeyen, Mike Effenburger

All Shows 6-9 PM - Two sets of live jazz


Cover Charge: $10 General/$5 Students

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/13/2011 - 18:00

Harry Allen, Ryan Parker, Keala Kaumeheiwa and Les Harris Jr

All Shows 6-9 PM - Two sets of live jazz


Cover Charge: $10 General/$5 Students

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/06/2011 - 18:00

World-Jazz Group Natraj and Nrityanjli Dancers

World-jazz ensemble Natraj and the Nrityanjali Dancers featuring Jothi Raghavan perform separate sets in a concert at Chinmaya Maruti in Andober, MA

From Boston to Toronto, and from India to Ghana, Natraj has delighted listeners in concert halls and festivals since 1987. Natraj seamlessly melds the classical music of India, traditional music from West Africa, and contemporary jazz, creating its unique and infectious style. Natraj is… on the forefront, breaking barriers.” – Kala Arts Quarterly. “Natraj… They are the world.” – Boston Globe.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/19/2011 - 17:30


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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