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Lamine Touré & Group Saloum

Group Saloum is Boston's hottest Afro-pop band. Founded by world-renowned griot percussionist Lamine Touré, Group Saloum fuses Senegalese mbalax with elements of jazz, funk, reggae, and Afrobeat. Group Saloum performs original mbalax music highlighted by the infectious rhythms of Touré's sabar drums, drawing upon the collective creativity of some of Boston's most talented musicians.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 21:00

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 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!

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/06/2013 - 21:00

Karen Grenier

With the release of her latest CD "Crazy Love", Karen Grenier continues to make her mark as a both a gifted songwriter and crafty lyricist. Drawing in both new and faithful fans, Karen's songs resonate in the heart and leave listeners anticipating the next song and humming her catchy melodies. A polished performer, Karen's smooth, penetrating voice, rhythmic acoustic style and positive emotional energy make for an excellent concert experience. Karen's songs possess a distinctly American Folk-Rock sound leaning at times towards bluegrass.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/30/2013 - 20:00

Dave Murphy

"A musical Raymond Carver, Murphy taps the raw nerve so many struggling songwriters can't seem to find..." - Chris Smith, Twin Cities Revue (Minneapolis, MN) At his very core, Dave Murphy is a storyteller. His music, at once thought-provoking and an easy listen, graciously rides the fine folk/Americana line. He has released five albums on his own Phoenix Night label, including 2012’s Yellow Moon. He’s toured nationally and he’s shared the stage with many a fine artist including Suzanne Vega, Alejandro Escovedo, Slaid Cleaves and Steve Forbert.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/29/2013 - 20:00

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, 11/24/2013 - 11:00

There's Coal in that Guitar!! – A fun evening with Dr. Howard Rashba

Coal has and continues to play an important role in our way of life. When we turn on a light in the US today, there is a 1/3 chance the power was created by burning coal. The music sets this evening will include folk tunes that honor the hard, dangerous work of the coal miner. The coal mining area in Western Kentucky was also the birthplace for a style of guitar playing called thumb picking. Classics of this Muhlenberg Sound will be played during the second set. The sets will also include sing along folk tunes. Contributions to the Performer Jar will be given to Project Bread. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 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, 11/22/2013 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with John Matrona

John Matrona is a featured pianist at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel in Boston and at Joseph's Winter St. Café in Newburyport. Having studied both classical and jazz piano at the Berkeley College of Music, he is the concert pianist for the New England Continental Orchestras. He has also performed with the Arthur Bakopolus Jazz Quintet for Malden and Everett Cable TV Studios, and Mike Finegold, noted Flute Master with the Prague Symphony Orchestras.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/17/2013 - 11:00

Nunzio Rosselli

Nunzio Rosselli is a solo finger-style guitarist who performs jazz standards, originals and arrangements of popular and rock music. Although primarily a jazz musician, he occasionally sprinkles in pieces from the classical repertoire. At one of Nunzio’s live performances you’ll find yourself transported across time and musical diversity. From Luis Milan to Miles Davis, Brubeck, the great American Songbook, Led Zepplin, Santana, and Yes! All inter-woven with eclectic original compositions and soulful improvisations. IT'S ALL MUSIC!! Music without boundaries. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 20:00

Darlene Bailey

Singer Songwriter Darlene Bailey, whose music has been compared to the likes of Emmylou Harris, Janis Ian, Suzanne Vega & Rita Coolidge, performs multi-genre covers in folk, country, blues and soft rock, as well as her own original works; some of which appear on her 2011 “Wrenches & Rags” CD. darlenebailey.com 

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 20:00

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