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The Two Man Gentlemen Band

Irreverent songwriters, expert instrumentalists, former street-performers, and consummate showmen, The Two Man Gentlemen Band has been barnstorming from coast to coast for half a decade, developing a reputation as a must-see live act on the roots and retro music circuits. A tenor guitar and string bass duo in the tradition of the great Slim & Slam, The Gents have obvious affection for pre-war American Jazz and Western Swing. But they’re no period piece.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 19:30

Jesse Dee

Jesse Dee writes timeless soul songs that resonate as both humble tributes and clever updates of the classics. He brings them to life with a compelling voice that will lift you up as sure as it will lay you down. Dee has performed with the likes of Al Green, Solomon Burke, James Hunter, and his personal favorite, Etta James. Having shared the stage with legends like these, he has gained recognition as an important player in modern soul music. With his second album due for release this year, soul music is in good hands with Jesse Dee.

Tickets: $20 both shows

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 19:30
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 22:00

Newpoli

Newpoli is a group of exceptionally talented musicians, who are all alumni from Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory. They perform Southern Italian Folk Music, mainly from the Campania and Puglia regions, encompassing a wide variety of styles such as Tarantella-Pizzica, Tammuriata, Villanella, and the Neapolitan Canzone, which showcase music from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century. Newpoli introduces audiences the beauty of this music while recounting the ancient stories and rituals described in the lyrics.

Tickets: $18

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:30

Juancho Herrera Boston CD release show

Hailing from Colombia and Venezuela, guitarist/vocalist Juancho Herrera is one of the most interesting performers of today’s New York Latin American music scene. With a very impressive career of more than 20 years as a frontman and sideman, in the studio and on the road, Juancho, a Berklee College graduate, has had the opportunity to perform at some of the most important venues in 34 countries. He has been an essential part of groups lead by some of today's top artists in jazz and world music.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/07/2012 - 19:30

April Hall CD Release Show

April Hall's new CD, Room for Two, is a bold and intimate exploration of the art of the jazz duet. Its unique pairings of one voice with one instrument reveal a rich landscape of normally hidden musical subtleties. This CD release celebration features Hall performing both in various duets and with her full band. Hall combines her deep roots in southern gospel and blues with an urban soulfulness and sophistication. Her masterful performances are always centered on bringing every song to life through emotional interpretation, playful phrasing, and rock solid rhythm.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/02/2012 - 19:30

David Maxwell's Maximum Blues featuring.....

.....Amadee Castenell and special guest vocalist, Alley Stoetzel

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 19:30

Uptown Swing Dance - The Toni Lynn Washington Band

Swing Dance lesson 8:15 - 9:00pm

Tickets: $15 ($10 with student ID)

Info: (508) 435-2363; http://www.hoptothebeat.com/uptown-swing-dance

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/19/2012 - 21:00

Live Jazz with Saxophonist Elan Trotman

Doors Open at 1pm

Dinner served from 1-4pm. Reservations at 401-441-3000

Live music begins 5-7pm

Tickets for concert are $20 each and available by calling: 401.632.2959 or 508.450.8212

This Jusjas Production will be held in an outdoor setting (In case of rain, the performance moves inside)

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/13/2012 - 17:00

Elan Trotman

Date: 
Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Bonnie Johnson will be welcoming sax man Elan Trotman to Colors of Jazz for an interview, preceding his performance at Gerald at the Pearl Presents: Jazz Beneath the Stars, Sunday May 13. Event details below. 

Jazz Beneath the Stars presents a Big Mothers Day Jazz and Dinner combo featuring acclaimed Saxophonist Elan Trotman.
Dinner will be served from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Show from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Maya Angelou Interview Part 2

Date: 
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 1:30pm

Hailed as one of the greatest speakers of our time, Maya Angelou's words have been a source of inspiration, comfort, encouragement and strength for millions around the world. In conjunction with her performance at The Hanover Theatre, Wednesday, May 9th, WICN Production Director Jon Marable will be interviewing the American Icon. 

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