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Barbara Martinez


Barbara grew up in New York City performing in opera and theater. Originally from Venezuela, she studied flamenco singing in Seville, Spain and currently sings with her own repertoire of traditional and popular flamenco and music from Latin America and Brazil, as well as a collection of original songs influenced by music from the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and jazz. She has recently formed the Barbara Martinez Quintet, which performed to a sold out house at Carnegie Hall as well as thrilling audiences in Carmen and La Traviata at The Metropolitan Opera.

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Fri, 03/21/2014 - 22:00

Ed Lucie Band


Lucie is a well known jazz bassist around the country and is the recipient of Downbeat performance awards, and he has authored a variety of instructional books. Ed's performance credits include Buddy Rich, Stevie Wonder and the Moscow Symphony.

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Mon, 03/10/2014 - 20:00

Toni Lynn Washington


Washington is an all American powrerhouse blues singer who has received seven Blues Music Award nominations. In 1999 she received the Boston Blues Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2003 she released her fourth CD since 1997, and her first on the NorthernBlues label.

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Sat, 03/08/2014 - 22:00

Bruce Ferrera


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Sat, 03/08/2014 - 10:00



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Fri, 03/07/2014 - 18:30


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Wed, 03/05/2014 - 19:00

District 4 Worcester City Councilor Sarai Rivera (Encore Episode)

Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 10:00pm

In an encore interview, Steven Jones-D'Agostino, strategic partner of Susan Wagner PR + Best Rate of Climb, interviews District 4 Worcester City Councilor Sarai Rivera. They talk  about the role of community development corporations in inner-city housing development. This episode aired originally on August 11, 2013.

Lamine Toure

Lamine Touré comes from a long line of griots, a caste of musicians and oral historians among the Wolof people of Senegal. Born into a family of griot percussionists, masters of the sabar drum, Lamine has been drumming since the age of four.

Touré showcases his musical talent and versatility on a wide range of percussion instruments, from sabar and djembé to tama (talking drum), as well as in taasu (rhythmic poetry, similar to rap).  Since 2002, Lamine Touré has been serving as Artist-in-Residence at the MIT, where he teaches sabar drumming and dance classes.

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Fri, 03/14/2014 - 22:00

Live Jazz Dinner Set with Renato Malavasi

Originally from Brazil, Renato has been performing with some of the most unique musicians in the New England area since 1999. Alongside these artists, whether in an instrumental project or accompanying a singer, a wide variety of Jazz, Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian styles are constantly on display.

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Fri, 03/14/2014 - 18:30

Matt Marantz

Marantz is a NYC-based saxophonist and composer who has played with jazz legends such as Herbie Hancock, Dave Brubeck, Christian McBride, Roy Hargrove, Branford Marsalis, and Terence Blanchard. He has performed with various groups at musical venues such as the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., The Monterey Jazz Festival, The Umbria Winter Jazz Festival, and the TIM Jazz Festival in Brazil. Marantz has also performed at New York City music venues such as Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Merkin Hall, 55bar, and the Jazz Standard.

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Thu, 03/13/2014 - 21:00


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