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The Dave Whitney Quartet with special guest Christine Fawson

Admission:$10 - UNDER AGE 40? ADMISSION TO TUESDAY JAZZ IS ON THE MANAGEMENT! Bring your family and friends.

Event Date: 
Tue, 07/10/2012 - 19:00

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou (From Benin, W. Africa)

The greatest band in Benin's history, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, is back. The legendary West African band was founded in 1968 and has included some of the most influential and virtuosic African musicians ever to play a note.

Similar to the Rail Band of Mali and Afrika 70 of Nigeria, OPR were superstars throughout West Africa in the 1970s. With an exquisite groove, a homemade Afrobeat funk that combined vodoun (voodoo) rituals, Latin music and James Brown-influenced jams, they played with the likes of Manu Dibango, Fela Kuti and Gnonnas Pedro.

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/20/2012 - 21:00

Fernando Brandão Quartet (Brazilian)

Fernando Brandão - concert, alto, bass flutes, pífanos
Tim Ray - piano
Fernando Huergo - bass
Bertram Lehmann - drums

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/19/2012 - 18:00

Epiphany Project (Ancient Soul & Avant-Garde Folk)

Charles Mosesian Theatre

Epiphany Project features the fearless four-octave vocalist Bet Williams along with the powerful piano improvisations of John Hodian, whose melodies and rhythms reflect both his Armenian roots and his formal classical training. Percussionist Mal Stein adds his infectious groove to this trio ensemble.

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/19/2012 - 20:00

Ana Tijoux (French-Chilean; hip-hop; funk; latin)

Ana Tijoux, one of the biggest names in Latin American hip-hop, is touring in support of her new album, La Bala (The Bullet), the follow-up to her Grammy-nominated album, 1977. Born in France, where her parents were exiled during Pinochet's dictatorship in Chile, Tijoux returned to Chile as a teenager and became a household name with her first band, Makiza. Tijoux and her band take a whirlwind trip through hip-hop, jazz and funk, spiced up with a bit of politics and her great sense of humor. Pajaritos (Picó Picante) will open.

Event Date: 
Mon, 07/16/2012 - 21:00

Claudio Ragazzi & Nando Michelin

The duo of guitarist Ragazzi and pianist Michelin plays an exciting blend of contemporary jazz and South American music featuring original compositions. Claudio Ragazzi, originally from Argentina, and Nando Michelin, from Uruguay, share a vision and understanding of their art that stem from long careers in jazz and improvisational music. Both have been profoundly influenced by classical composers and world music, as well as tango and the folk traditions of their native countries.

Event Date: 
Sun, 07/15/2012 - 18:00

Debo Band (Ethiopian groove) & Grupo Fantsma (Latin)

"Boston's own Debo Band plays a hard-driving strain of '70s Ethiopian pop music with elements of rock, funk and jazz. The 11-piece band created a huge buzz at globalFEST and SXSW this year for its "incredible energy and passion and excellence."- All Songs Considered, NPR.

Event Date: 
Wed, 07/11/2012 - 21:00

Paul Lieberman Trio

The soulful, versatile flute/sax player Paul Lieberman is equally at home in the music of Brazil and jazz. Living in Brazil in the 1980s he performed and recorded with the country's best jazz and popular musicians, from Chico Buarque and Djavan to Hermeto Pascoal. He brings his trio, with two of Boston's best musicians, Alexei Tsiganov on piano and John Lockwood on bass.

Event Date: 
Sun, 07/08/2012 - 18:00

Evelyn Rosenthal & Steve Kirby Brazilian Duo

Vocalist Evelyn Rosenthal sings Brazilian bossa nova, samba, MPB, jazz, and more, with guitarist Steve Kirby, at this Cambridge Portuguese restaurant.

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/07/2012 - 19:00
Sat, 07/14/2012 - 19:00
Sat, 08/04/2012 - 19:00
Sat, 08/11/2012 - 19:00

Steven Kirby Trio

Guitarist Steven Kirby and his excellent trio, with Ed Lucie on bass and Mike Connors on drums, will play a mix of Brazilian music and jazz for the Sunset Sunday series at this Cambridge Portuguese restaurant.

Event Date: 
Sun, 07/01/2012 - 18:00


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