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Drummer Matt Wilson and trumpeter Phil Grenadier

Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 4:00pm
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New York based drummer and Grammy nominee Matt Wilson is one of todays most celebrated jazz artists. He is universally recognized for his musical and melodic drumming style as well as being a gifted composer, bandleader, producer, and teaching artist. Trumpeter Phil Grenadier is the brother of the immensely successful jazz bassist Larry Grenadier. He has made sideman appearances on albums by Bob Belden, Owen Howard, Harvey Wainapel, Bob Nieske, and Melissa Kassel. His debut recording, Sweet Transients, was released in 2000. Tune in at 4pm with host Chet Williamson.

Dr. Peter Vincent Pry

Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 10:30pm
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Recently Gov.  Deval Patrick announced a plan to make the electric grid more resilient.   The plan sounds engaging but what happens if the grid goes down? Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by Dr. Peter Vincent Pry Executive Director of the EMP task force on national and homeland security, a Congressional advisory board dedicated to protecting the United States from weapons of mass destruction and the eventual destruction of our energy grids.

Doris Kearns Goodwin and Barry B. Powell

Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 9:00pm
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The early years of the 20th Century were a time of rampant anxiety in America. Corruption was everywhere from local police forces to the halls of the Senate. The corporations and huge trusts controlled the workplace as well as many politicians. Working conditions for many were abysmal. There was insurrection, riots and rebellion across the country. But this was also the beginning of the Progressive Era. Teddy Roosevelt became President and head trustbuster, and many Americans read the great muckraking journalists found in McClure’s Magazine.

The Three T’s: Trains, Time, & Time Served

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 7:00pm
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Songs about railroads, the passage of time, and prison – with special guest co-host Joe Boudreau!

Wallace Roney: Exploring the "Universe"

Date: 
Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Grammy Award-winning trumpeter/composer Wallace Roney joins host Bonnie Johnson for an exploration of his musical journey. In a recording career that began at age 14, the highly regarded protégé was influenced by his mentor Miles Davis, took lessons from legends Clark Terry and Dizzy Gillespie and played as side-man in bands such as Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and the Tony Williams' Quintet.

Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert & Jordan Tice

The Trio of Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Jordan Tice is a confluence of three of the most exciting young voices in acoustic music today. While each member carries an impressive resume of professional experience, it is the devotion to collaboration and the pursuit of a unique group sound that sets them apart.

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/28/2014 - 20:00

Audrey Ryan & Jenee Halstead*

Tickets: $15, members $13

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00

Hanneke Cassel CD Release*

Tickets: $20, members $18

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/26/2014 - 19:00
Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:30

Berklee American Roots Music series

Berklee American Roots Music series made possible by the Sam Eisenson fund for Country music at Berklee

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/25/2014 - 20:00

Ryanhood CD Release, Cahill opens

Hailing from Tucson, AZ, acoustic-duo Ryanhood have performed hundreds of shows in 46 U.S. states. They’ve shared stages with Jason Mraz, Matt Nathanson, Train, Lifehouse, and even been tweeted about by Ellen DeGeneres.

Event Date: 
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 19:00

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