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Nnenna Freelon

Six-time GRAMMY® Award-nominee Nnenna Freelon has earned a well-deserved reputation as a compelling and captivating live performer.

Freelon continues her international reach bringing attention to two of her passions-the art of jazz and the importance of education. http://nnenna.com/

Show: $35
Dinner & Show: $75

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 20:00
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 22:00

John Tortora, Joe Will, Jon Gustafson & Eric Lindquist of the Worcester Sharks (Encore Episode)

Date: 
Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 10:00pm
Program: 

In an encore episode of The Business Beat, Steve Jones-D’Agostino, chief pilot of Best Rate of Climb, interviews John Tortora (shown, center) of Sharks Sports & Entertainment, parent of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League, and Joe Will (right), Jon Erickson (left) and Eric Lindquist (not shown) of the Worcester Sharks

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, 10/27/2013 - 11:00

John Matrona Jazz Band

This amazing ensemble consists of vocalist Steve Faria, pianist John Matrona, percussionist Alan Stones, and bassist Jay Matrona. Steve Faria, a tenured performer of more than 35 years, has written and directed comedies, musicals and dramas, including the 2009 Festival in Newburyport short winner. Percusionist Alan Stones has performed in genes ranging from classical to rock and roll.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 20:00

The OGD Jazz Trio

For this month the OGD Jazz Trio becomes the GD duo with the addition of 2 special guests. The GD duo consists of OGD regulars Joe Lis on Drums and Mike Caruso on Guitar. Charles Recchia will be on electric bass and Tom Phelan will perform on the Vibraphone.

So get your Latin and funk grooves on and come down to listen to the quartet play a mix of originals, blues, funk, jazz infused classic rock, latin jazz and jazz standards.

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/25/2013 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with The Analogue Duo

Comprised of professional musicians Mike Loce (guitar) and Chris Chesna (bass) the Analogue Duo started in 1999 and has entertained many with its minimalist, eclectic sound. Analogue has performed at venues such as World Trade Center Boston, Horizon's Edge Casino Cruise, and the Charles Playhouse supporting Blue Man Group.

The duo covers all musical styles and adds their own spin to the standard jazz repertoire for this Sunday brunch at the Java Room. 

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/20/2013 - 11:00

80s Zombie Prom with music from SAFETY

In celebration of Halloween we're resurrecting the dead at our annual Halloween bash. This year the space and staff will be transformed into a "Zombie Prom" featuring food and libation specials from Skyy Vodka, a costume contest and live music from 80's cover band, SAFETY!  Not to be typecast as your average "cover band," SAFETY is anything but.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/31/2013 - 21:00

Wednesday Gillypad! 8p Joe Moffett Group, 915p Explorers Club, 1030p Gill Aharon Trio

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/23/2013 - 20:00

Nigel Coxe Piano Recital

EVENT: Nigel Coxe, Pianist, in Concert, Part I
a UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Faculty Emeritus Recital

TIME & LOCATION: 4pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass campus

MUSIC:
Part I: Johann Sebastian Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume 1, Preludes and Fugues 1 to 12, BWV 846-857

Part II: Preludes and Fugues 13-24 will be performed in the spring of 2014.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/10/2013 - 16:00

HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGIATE CHORAL FESTIVAL

TIME & LOCATION: 5:30pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass campus

DESCRIPTION: A day-long festival will culminate in a choral concert at 5:30pm, featuring the Massachusetts ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) Men’s & Women’s Honor Choirs and the UMass Amherst Chamber Choir and Chorale

CONDUCTORS: The Mass. ACDA Honor Choirs will be conducted by Lynnel Joy Jenkins (Princeton Girlchoir) and Scott Tucker (Choral Arts Society of Washington).
The UMass Choirs will be conducted by Tony Thornton (Chamber Choir) and Stephen A. Paparo (Chorale).

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/02/2013 - 17:30

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