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Pandelis Karayorgis Trio

Pandelis Karayorgis, piano
Jef Charland, bass
Luther Gray, drums

The Boston-based pianist-composer helms one of the best progressive piano trios anywhere. His cerebral, kinetic, witty, and propulsive playing and writing build on the foundation of greats such as Thelonious Monk and Cecil Taylor. - Kevin Lowenthal, Boston Globe, June 2009

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/21/2011 - 21:30

Phil Grenadier & Friends

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/19/2011 - 19:00

Frederic Casimir's Senior Recital

Frederic Casimir's Senior Recital: The Piano and I. Frederic presents a variety of songs that inspired and guided his life as a vocalist and pianist.

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/18/2011 - 22:00

Kevin Harris Project

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/18/2011 - 19:30

TKLS Perspective

The TKLS Perspective is a young quartet based in Boston, MA. Hip-hop, swing, and new takes on Top 40 hits are incorporated in the band's set. Robert Glasper, Chris Potter, J Dilla, and many more inspire the band to produce a unique sound. This will be the band's debut at the Lily Pad. 7:00 and 9:00 sets, $10
John Kinney - Guitar
Connor Schultze - Bass
Christian Lyman - Drums
Paul Bloom - Piano
Travis Bliss - Saxophone

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/17/2011 - 19:00
Sat, 12/17/2011 - 21:00

3:00 PM Dave Jachimiak Quartet

A concert of free-improvsation featuring Dave Jachimiak (alto saxophone, University of Miami alum), Chris Juris (guitar, Berklee), Aaron Darrell (bass, Berklee alum) and Jun Young Song (drums, Berklee alum, NEC).

Aaron Darrell:
Chris Juris:
Free Jun Young Song:

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/17/2011 - 15:00

Brian Friedland's Big Band

Composer/pianist Bran Friedland presents a Boston debut concert of original music for big band. An emotive and bold composer, Friedland’s many big band works capture a explore range of emotions and ideas brought to life and enhanced by an accomplished, dedicated 17-piece band. Tinting a modern jazz influences ranging from classical minimalism to techno with attempts to reflect personal experiences, his writing displays a relentless creativity and open-mindedness that is quickly evident.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/16/2011 - 22:00

Bucky Band

The Bucky Band is a moonshine soaked Northern Mississippi juke joint duo. Equally influenced by artists such as Blind Blake, Waylon Jennings, Ornette Coleman and Tom Waits; traditional blues and outlaw country are electrified and reinterpreted. In the fine bar band tradition, the Bucky Band mixes originals with roughly interpreted blues, classic rock and country songs.

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/15/2011 - 22:00

Dobie Gray

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 7:00pm

Not many artists have the good luck to have two signature songs, but Dobie Gray does. His country-soul hit  “Drift Away” was a mainstay of Top 40 radio in 1973 and has endured to this day. His “The In Crowd” was another big hit in 1965. With his death last week soul music lost another great voice. Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates his life and music. It all starts at 7pm!

Fredy Guzman

“Fredy Guzman Group has a Peruvian/Panamanian/Mexican/American background. Their original compositions are influenced by artists like Wayne Shorter and John Lennon, combining different influence from Jazz and Blues. By mixing different colors with urban rhythms, the Fredy Guzman Group will leave a lasting impression on the listener.”

Band members:

Fredy Guzman - guitar
Jahaziel Arrocha - tenor saxophone
Nahum Corona - drums
Mike Clairmont - bass

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/11/2011 - 21:00


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