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Vocal Seminar & Open House

EVENT: Voice Area Open House and Audition Seminar College Audition Information & Effective Practicing techniques for voice professionals, pre-college students & their parents

DAY, DATE & LOCATION: Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2013, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst Campus

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 12:30
Sun, 10/27/2013 - 09:30

Loretta LaRoche: De-stress with Jazz & Jest

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 4:00pm

Motivational speaker and author Loretta LaRoche talks with Host Bonnie Johnson about her upcoming performance at Scullers Jazz Club on Thursday, October 17, 8pm.  World renown for her approach to "HEALTH {HAPPINESS} HUMOR :)", LaRoche is an international stress management and humor consultant. Recently adding a dose of Jazz, through her album "I Concentrate on You", she's bringing renewed perspective to her "prescription for laughter". Catch Colors of Jazz for a colorful peak into Jest and Jazz featuring Loretta LaRoche and Kenny Wenzel. Tune in at 4pm.

Jazz Brunch - Steve Kirby Trio

Steve Kirby is a jazz guitarist and composer who has built a reputation for performing exciting, melodic, lyrical, and expressive mainstream and contemporary jazz.   

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Event Date: 
Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:00

Jazz Brunch - Bertram Lehmann

Known for his flexible and fluid style of drumming, Bertram Lehmann will get the weekend started during this early jazz set. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 10:00

Blues on Sunday!

The Beehive's Sunday night Blues series features a core band of legendary players with a revolving door of guests singing, sitting in, and getting down...the perfect antidote for the Sunday blues!

The all-star house blues band is led by 25-year musical veteran keyboardist and producer, Bruce Bears. Come in for a relaxing Sunday night of great performance, food and libations!

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Event Date: 
Sun, 10/06/2013 - 20:00
Sun, 10/13/2013 - 20:00
Sun, 10/20/2013 - 20:00
Sun, 10/27/2013 - 20:00

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, he has been serving as Artist-in-Residence at the MIT, where he teaches sabar drumming and dance classes.

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Event Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 22:00

Mr. Nick & The Dirty Trick

Nick David's harmonica playing has a swagger that developed over thousands of one-nighters from Massachusetts to Memphis. Now he introduces the powerhouse band he's formed with four other kingpins of the New England blues scene & Mr. Nick & the Dirty Trick is now one of the region's most formidable live outfits in any genre.

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Event Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 22:00

Dinner Jazz Set

Exciting and intimate, The Beehive's live dinner jazz set features world-class musical artists as the perfect complement to a delightful meal or cocktails at the bar.

Oct. 3rd - Sarah Brindell brings Brazilian-influenced jazz infused with adventurous and intimate Caribbean rhythms, folk, pop and soul to The Beehive!

Oct. 4th - Doug Johnson's unique, thoughtful and fiery virtuosity can be heard on many different stages through many varied and hip projects.

Oct. 5th - Versatile and brilliant, Nando Michelin Trio is everywhere in jazz and Latin jazz.

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Event Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 18:30
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 18:30
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:30

Bruce Bartlett

Boston-based guitarist, composer and Berklee professor Bruce Bartlett has taught groove ensembles all over the world and his band, Bruce Bartlett Trio, has performed internationally. He has played rhythm guitar for several underground recordings and recorded live with Prince's drummer John Blackwell. He also composed most of the material, along with being a featured soloist, for the Modern Drummer Festival 2000 at Montclair University in New Jersey. 

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Event Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 21:30

The Music of Bill Evans

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 6:00pm

Perpetually sensitive in style and spirit, pianist Bill Evans was driven by a 'quiet fire' that has influenced generations of pianists.  Guest musical director Bill Charlap with Evans' guitarist Jim Hall and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra pay tribute with classics like Waltz for Debby, Five and Peri's Scope.  Wendell Pierce hosts.


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