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Sunday Brunch with Jazz Continuum

Join Alice Lee (piano), Brett Baker (guitar), Mickey Carter (percussion) and Richard Shaw (bass) for Jazz Brunch: whether you intend to eat, talk, sip, read or just relax, Jazz Continuum will draw from the Great American Songbook, the mainstream jazz of Miles Davis and John Coltrane, or the soft bossa novas of Jobim to create to relaxing but invigorating way to enjoy a full brunch or just coffee. Come and join us! 

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/11/2012 - 11:00

East Of Shirley

East of Shirley" is a 4-piece ensemble that writes and plays songs of the road, of journeys down desert canyons and up remote mountain passes, songs of the soul that blend classic American folk, early rock, blues and roots stylings with the traveling sensibilities of Jack London, Bruce Chatwin, and Peter Matthiessen. Along the way, "Shirley" focuses mostly on performing original compositions. But any given evening will also find us covering tunes by artists from a broader storytelling landscape, including Bruce Cockburn, Steve Goodman, and Townes Van Zandt. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2012 - 20:00

Jazz voclaist Helene J Gove & Guitarist Michael Chasse

Began singing at the at the age of 9. Helene received her bachelor of arts degree in music from the University of Massachusetts and went onto New York to continue her vocal training. Helene performs at venues such as The Acton Jazz Cafe, The Main Street Cafe in Concord and the Johnny Ray's on Maynard!

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with Pianist Joe Whalen

Joe will play popular Love Songs and songs from shows, almost of which have a love theme. Joe's been playing for a while. Some previous solo engagements include Cosmo Club in DC, Kenwoord and Bethesda country clubs, Brook Manor in N. Attleboro, Chicken Pete's, Fr. Bob's gourmet dinners, Boyntonian pianist, Mobile Jazz Festival, Ritz Carlton (DC) employee banquet, Annapolis Yacht Club, weddings, private parties.

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/04/2012 - 11:00

Trusting Fate

The three members of Trusting Fate: Susanna Doyle (keyboard and vocals), Mike O'Brien (guitar, mandolin, violin, vocals) and Paul Therkelsen (guitar, harmonica, vocals), have been playing in and around the area for years in one musical entity or another. Currently, in addition to performing as a trio, they all are part of a seven-piece rock band. Trusting Fate plays with the energy and edge of a roots rock band but at acoustic volume and with more varied material. They play both cover and original songs.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 20:00

Saturday Brunch with Harvey Diamond & Jon Dreyer

Every Saturday The Java Room is proud to feature the wonderful duo with the sublime Harvey Diamond on piano and amazing Jon Dreyer on bass. Come join the sublime Harvey Diamond on piano and amazing Jon Dreyer on bass! You won’t be disappointed!  musicjondreyer.com

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 11:00
Sat, 03/10/2012 - 11:00
Sat, 03/17/2012 - 11:00
Sat, 03/24/2012 - 11:00
Sat, 03/31/2012 - 11:00

Morgan Scott Trio

Appearing regularly at The Java Room, the trio consists of Morgan Scott on piano, Ervin Dhimo on bass and Ed Conley on drums, percussion. “We create adventurous music of the moment...”spontaneous composition” at times and traditional jazz standards at others. Sometimes a quick burst of an idea comes across one of our minds’ ear, and if we are free of ourselves we let that idea emerge. The rest of the group will react to the idea, or the idea presented exists as a counterpoint to whatever is already going on in the music.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/02/2012 - 20:00

COLIN HAY with Chris Trapper

As frontman and principal songwriter for ’80s sensation Men at Work, Colin Hay is responsible for one of the most identifiable sounds in pop music. Classic songs like "Down Under," "Overkill" and "Who Can It Be Now?" unfold like miniature movies, with timeless twists and a bittersweet sense of humor.

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/04/2012 - 20:00

JOSHUA REDMAN/BRAD MEHLDAU DUO

Saxophonist Joshua Redman and pianist Brad Mehldau first performed together in Redman’s acclaimed quartet during the ’90s. In the decade and a half since, both Grammy Award–nominated musicians have reached international and critical acclaim while forging their own distinctive voices as modern jazz icons. The duo format fosters a new convergence for these friends to reunite for an intimate performance in which they can openly create music that swings and deeply connects to the spirit.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 20:00

ESPERANZA SPALDING

Radio Music Society

Bassist, vocalist, and composer Esperanza Spalding has quickly emerged as one of the brightest lights in the musical world. With a unique and style-spanning presence, deeply rooted in jazz yet destined to make her mark far beyond, Spalding became the first jazz musician to receive the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2011. Now, she unveils the brilliant compositions of her new release, Radio Music Society, into a dynamic “big band” format with her world class 12-piece band.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 19:30

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