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Albino Mbie "Mama Afrika"

Albino Mbie - Guitar, Vocals
Aleksandra Denda - Vocals
Erin Bentlage - Vocals
Jiri Nedome - Piano and Keyboard
Chucks Okpu - Bass
Roberto Giaquinto - Drums

Albino Mbie returns to Ryles with his presentation Mama Afrika at Ryles Jazz Club.

Mbie's music incorporates the music from Mozambique, rooted American Jazz influences and experiences with music from the world over, to blend diverse rhythmic patterns and musical concepts, creating a unique Moz-Jazz sound only found in his own original musical style.

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/11/2013 - 21:00

Sunday Jazz Brunch with The Yoko Miwa Trio

Join us for our fabulous Sunday Jazz Brunch from 10 am to 3 pm while listening to some of the area's best jazz performers. This Sunday features jazz pianist Yoko Miwa!

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/08/2013 - 10:00
Sun, 09/22/2013 - 10:00

The Laszlo Gardony Quartet featuring Stan Strickland, John Lockwood and Yoron Israel

Laszlo Gardony is celebrating the release of his solo piano CD, "Clarity" (Sunnyside) in solo and with his quartet.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/07/2013 - 21:00

The Brighton Beat

Driven by a unified belief in real people playing real instruments expressing real human emotions, The Brighton Beat's goal is to create music that is able to live, breath and develop, with songs that allow the musicians to communicate and tell a story through carefully crafted melodies and inspired solo passages. Real world experiences and an inherent knowledge of jazz set them apart from the crowd.

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 21:00

The ALC 8tet

Alex has won multiple awards for his original compositions, most notably a Downbeat Magazine award for "The Big Lebowski Suite," which he recently performed at the Somerville Theatre.

Alex is also the co-leader of the Brian Thomas/Alex Lee-Clark Big Band, which features Boston's best musicians playing all funk music.

The ALC 8tet is based on the instrumentation for "The Big Lebowski Suite," and plays swing, modern jazz, and R & B. Come by to hear hip tunes played by incredible musicians!

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/05/2013 - 20:00

World Wednesday's Latin Brazilian Jazz Jam

Hosted by: Alexei Tsiganov & Renato Malavasi & Anita Coelho

9:00pm - Alexei Tsiganov Trio
9:30pm - Jam begins

House Band:
Anita Coelho - Vocals
Alexei Tsiganov - Piano
Renato Malavasi - Drums
Ebinho Cardoso - Bass

Each month we now open the stage for whomever would like to come and play. World Wednesday @ Ryles Latin/Brazilian/Jazz Jam Session!

We feature a hosted Jam on the first Wednesday each month. Bring your instruments, your charts, your students and your friends! All Ages Welcome!

Tickets: $7pp

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/04/2013 - 21:00

Boston Jazz Singers Showcase

Join us for an evening featuring a number of Boston's best jazz vocalists.

Backed by Dan Fox - bass; Joe Reid - piano; Miki Matsuki - drums.

For info about how to sing in a future showcase, visit

Tickets: $7pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/03/2013 - 20:00

Sunday Jazz Brunch with Patricia Adams

Live the first Sunday in each month, Patricia Adams (vocals), Ray Santisi (piano), Dave Zox (bass) and Gary Johnson (drums) play to standing room only, singing and swinging jazz and blues standards from Tin Pan Alley and Harlem renaissance.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/01/2013 - 10:00

World Barn Dance and Fiddle Workshop at NEC

Dance Your Way into September with A Fiddle Workshop and World Barn Dance. Three Live Bands, Lots of Dancing, No Partners or Experience Necessary. Families and Children Welcome! The event is organized by New England Conservatory's internationally renowned Contemporary Improvisation Department.

Activities from 6 - 8 p.m. will be geared for families with children of all ages, beginning with a 6 p.m. fiddle workshop (open to all instruments and singers), followed by a dance at 7 led by Eden MacAdam-Somer and CI Prep School faculty.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/07/2013 - 18:00

The Phil McGowan Quartet

Phil-Drums, Danny Harrington-Bari Sax, John Baboian-Guitar, Bruce Gertz-Bass

No Cover

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/28/2013 - 19:00


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