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Sophie Dunér Trio with Bertram Lehmann & Fernando Huergo

As part of a rare visit by Sophie Dunér to the U.S. join us for a unique meeting of three musicians that will share their common performance experience in jazz, classical, world music and global folkloric styles for the first time since their initial encounter in Boston during the early 1990s.

Featuring Sophie Dunér – vocal, Bertram Lehmann – percussion, Fernando Huergo – bass.

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/19/2014 - 19:00


Two sets of ground breaking improvised music!! English Free Music icon Evan Parker (saxophone) performs with guitarist Joe Morris and trumpeter Nate Wooley 

2 sets 8 and 9:30pm

$20 per set cover

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 20:00
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 21:30


Allan Chase Trio
Original music and improvisations

Allan Chase - alto, soprano, baritone saxophones

Bruno Råberg - bass
Fabio Pirozzolo - congas, cajón, frame drum, etc.

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:00

Jeff Holmes

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 4:00pm

Known for his work with Paul Winter, pianist Jeff Holmes will be speaking with host Chet Williamson. Holmes has written music for many artists including Ernie Watts.

Tim Ray

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Pianist Tim Ray will be in the studio for a live performance. He has performed with artists such as Tony Bennett and Aretha Franklin. Currently, Tim is an associate professor in the Piano Department at Berklee College of Music.

Clint Hoover

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 4:00pm

Joining us this afternoon is harmonica player Clint Hoover. Having mastered both the chromatic and diatonic harmonicas, Clint's work has earned himself a place in the Encyclopedia of the Harmonica. As a respected music educator, Clint has also been on the applied music staff at numerous colleges around the country.

Nancy Kelly

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Host Chet Williamson will be interviewing Nancy Kelly, who has been named "Best Female Jazz Vocalist" in the Down Beat Readers' Poll, twice! She has also found her way on to the Billboard charts in the past, reaching #11 with her first record Live Jazz.

Diane Ravitch

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 10:30pm

In her new book, Reign of Error, former assistant secretary of education Diane Ravitch argues that the crisis in American education is not a crisis of academic achievement but a concerted effort to destroy public schools in this country. She makes clear that, contrary to the claims being made, public school test scores and graduation rates are the highest they’ve ever been, and dropout rates are at their lowest point. Tune in this Sunday evening to catch the real scoop.

Sharel Cassity Sextet at Clark University in Worcester, MA

Don't forget to join us Wednesday the 17th at 8pm in Higgins' Grind for the much anticipated "Geller Jazz Nightclub" with the super-talented saxophonist, composer and bandleader Sharel Cassity.

Free and open to the public.

For more information visit:

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:00

Amanda Ripley: The Smartest Kids in the World

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:30am

Students in Finland and Poland consistently score better at math and problem solving than American students. Why? What are their school systems doing that we aren’t? Tonight on Inquiry we talk with literary journalist AMANDA RIPLEY about her very important new book THE SMARTEST KIDS IN THE WORLD, AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY. Tune in and find out why Korean students are better prepared than American students for the global economic world of the twentieth century.


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