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A Joe Henderson Birthday Celebration

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 6:00pm

Joe Henderson's distinctive lyrical tenor sax could embellish bop, blues, bossa nova and his big band sound.  His friends and musical collaborators celebrate the man's lifetime of invention.  We feature pianist Renee Rosnes, vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson and Chris Potter to mark the late Joe Henderson's birthday.

Jazz and Art II

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 6:00pm

Music is like a painting that exists in time; painting is like music that exists in space.  Bill Frisell, Papo Vazquez, Doug Wamble and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra create musical portraits inspired by the paintings of Romare Bearden, Stuart Davis, Piet Mondrian and more.  Join us for this exciting mediation on the art of creation. Hosted by Wendell Pierce.

Arts of the Green Presents “Celebrating a Life in Music” Featuring Glorious Music with Choirs and Handbells

Marianne McVoy was a long-time employee of the First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury and a talented musician.

This concert, in her memory, features:

Handbell and Vocal Choirs of First Congregational Church

The Acclaimed Community Handbell Ensemble “Merrimack Valley Ringers”

The Award-Winning Four-Part Harmony A Cappella Women’s Chorus “Millennium Magic”

Free Admission: Suggested donation $10 for adults and $5 for children and students

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 16:00

Second Annual Sherborn Brewfest

THE SHERBORN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION( SBA) announced that they will be sponsoring their second annual brewfest.

The event is highlighted by the offering of beer from over 20 breweries with more than 50 selections.

In addition to the beer tasting, the Sherborn Inn will be selling a variety of authentic German treats such as knockwurst, brockwurst, “pulled” sauerbraten, Bavarian chicken, German potato salad and sauerkraut.

The event will take place from 6:30 to 10:30 with live music provided by “Back Page”.

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 18:30

Rico Barr and the Jump 'n' Jive Review

Nominated as Swing Band of The Year by the National Swing Awards, Rico Barr and the Jump 'n' Jive Review are in demand throughout New England. They have scored 2 Swing Top 40 hits. Rico was nominated as best vocalist and drummer and several other band members received nominations.

“The band swings and Rico’s singing style reminds me of a combination of Louis Prima and Buddy Greco” – Ron Della Chiesa, WPLM, Easy 99.1

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Event Date: 
Sat, 04/20/2013 - 20:00

"Jazz at Vernissage" - Karen Kocharyan Trio

Drummer Karen Kocharyan leads a dynamic jazz trio of versatile, sensitive, and adventurous players, who come from various music traditions and stylistic backgrounds. The trio performs jazz standards and originals.

Lefteris Kordis - piano
Mark Zaleski - bass
Karen Kocharyan - drums

Gen Adm. $15 (Students $12) We also offer 10% dinner discount for JazzBoston members.

Please, remember to call in advance to make reservations at 617-566-3340

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/18/2013 - 20:00

"Jazz at Vernissage" - Salsa Night w/Los Soneros De La Seis

Join us for the first second night of the new monthly series "Salsa Nights at Vernissage"

If you like Salsa, Bolero, Latin jazz and much more - YOU CAN'T MISS IT!!!


Raquel Quinones - Voice
Maxim Lubarsky - Piano
Galen Willett - Bass
Jose Carlos Santiago - Percussion
Judith Soberanes - Percussion

Gen Adm. $15 (Students $12) We also offer 10% dinner discount for JazzBoston members.

Please, remember to call in advance to make reservations at 617-566-3340

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/19/2013 - 20:00

Mid-Week Session - NoTrio

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 21:00

Mid-Week Session - Luther Grey Trio

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 20:00

A Voice Recital: Students of Katie Seiler and Neha Jiwrajka

An evening of music performed by the voice students of Katie Seiler and Neha Jiwrajka.

The students will have a chance to show what they have been working on the past year in their voice studios and will be performing songs from various musical styles. 

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/12/2013 - 18:00


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Underwriter of the Week

Rockport Music

The 2015 Winter Jazz, Folk and Pop concerts are in full swing!

Performances at
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966