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The Gill Aharon Trio

The Gill Aharon Trio is rarely a trio. 

Gill Aharon - pen and piano
Randy Wooten - drums
Jef Charland - bass
Andrew Stern - guitar
Rick Stone- alto sax
Kelly Roberge - tenor sax   

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Event Date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:00
Fri, 11/18/2011 - 23:00
Fri, 11/25/2011 - 23:00

Mal Blum & Zoe Boekbinder w/ Run Wild

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In September & November 2k11, guitar-wielding, song-slinging, pop-folk evangelists Zoe Boekbinder (San Francisco) and Mal Blum (New York) join forces and team up for a tour of epic proportion.

Mal Blum started her music career as a tenderhearted teenager from New York with a lot of hutzpah and an ear for songwriting. Now she spends her time writing songs, traveling the country playing songs, and writing songs about traveling the country playing songs.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 19:00

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, 11/07/2011 - 22:30
Mon, 11/14/2011 - 22:30

Jerry Bergonzi

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, 11/07/2011 - 19:30

Pianist Myra Melford and clarinetist Ben Goldberg

Pianist Myra Melford and clarinetist Ben Goldberg present a duet concert of new compositions. Melodic, exploratory, lyrical, swinging, virtuosic – this is chamber music for the twenty first century where composition meets improvisation to surprise and enlighten.

Myra Melford, "the most gifted pianist/composer to emerge from jazz since Anthony Davis," (SF Chronicle) and Ben Goldberg, whom John Zorn has called "one of the greatest clarinetists I have ever heard," play together in Myra's group Be Bread and in the collective quartet Afterlife Music Radio.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/05/2011 - 19:00

Thomas Wisniewski

Chamber Music 

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/05/2011 - 14:00

Jeff Galindo

Jeff Galindo attended Berklee College of Music on scholarship after high school. He also studied with Hal Crook, Jerry Bergonzi, and George Garzone with grants by the National Endowment of the Arts and began free-lancing in the Boston area. His experience includes tours of Europe with Phil Woods and Japan with Makoto Ozone, and tours with the Artie Shaw Orchestra. Jeff has performed with such notables as Chick Corea, Clark Terry, Joe Lovano, Buddy DeFranco, Slide Hampton, and Johnny Griffin.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/04/2011 - 22:00

Ginger Ibex

An instrumental rock/classical crossover... Ginger Ibex mixes and melds musical styles in a fashion that is both surprising and wildly successful. This is true modern classical music, incorporating elements from Middle Eastern music, Rock N Roll, Tango and Impressionist musical styles. http://myspace.com/gingeribex

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Event Date: 
Fri, 11/04/2011 - 21:00

Jim Hobbs

After two decades as an underground legend on the Boston music scene, alto saxophonist and composer Jim Hobbs is beginning to get wider recognition as one of the most vibrant artists currently active in jazz and contemporary music. He has been described as "one of his generation's most gifted altoists" - Troy Collins, AllAboutJaZZ.COM, and hailed for his "superb writing...his vision that mixes tempos, time signatures, harmonies and timbre: an exciting voice" - Steve Loewy, Cadence Magazine.

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Event Date: 
Fri, 11/04/2011 - 20:00

Kim Boekbinder

Kim Boekbinder is “The Impossible Girl.” From The Rockwood Music Hall in New York City, to the Sydney Opera House in Australia, Kim has traveled around the world stealing hearts and winning over international audiences with her solo performance. Her songs range from murderous waltzes to epic pop ballads, from country sing-a-longs to sonic sculptures. Kim creates her sound with a hollow body electric guitar, a voice of stunning clarity, a looping pedal, and a bag full of mystery.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/04/2011 - 18:30

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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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