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Berklee Global Jazz Institute featuring Joe Lovano

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. Joe Lovano is one of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Faculty members.

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/20/2012 - 19:30

David Maxwell's Maximum Blues Band With Special Guest, Darrell Nulisch

David returns to the Regattabar with an all star Maximum Blues group that played at the Ottawa Blues Festival this past summer. Darrell Nulisch from the James Cotton Band is the special guest vocalist. Copies of Maxwell's brand new CD "Blues In Other Colors" will be available at the show.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 19:30

Jack Donahue

Massachusetts native and New York-based vocalist, songwriter, and recording artist Jack Donahue returns to Regattabar. In 2011 Donahue released his fourth recording, ”Parade: Live in New York City”, following on the heels of the critically-acclaimed “A Small Blue Thing” (Two Maples Music, 2007), “Strange Weather” (PS Classics, 2004) and debut recording “Lighthouse”. Donahue also recorded an EP for Hamilton, the classic American watch brand; his version of “Comin’ Home Baby” was the soundtrack for the commercial launching their Jazzmaster watch line.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 19:30

Dave Douglas Quintet with Special Guest Aoife O'Donovan

Two-time Grammy-nominated jazz musician Dave Douglas is arguably the most prolific and original trumpeter/composer of his generation. From his New York base, where he’s lived since the mid 1980s, Douglas has continued to earn lavish national and international acclaim including trumpeter, composer, and jazz “Artist of the Year” by such organizations as the New York Jazz Awards, Down Beat, Jazz Times, Jazziz, and the Italian Jazz Critics’ Society. His solo recording career began in 1993 with Parallel Worlds on Soul Note and he has since released over twenty-eight recordings.

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 19:30
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 22:00

The Pierre Hurel Trio

In 2002, Pierre Hurel released with his trio one of his most acclaimed CDs: “The Crush”. Its success led the Trio to become what The Boston Globe’s Steve Greenlee called “Boston’s most sensitive working group”. Hurel's reputation continued to grow and his trio made the Boston Globe's short list of the 10 Best Shows of 2003 alongside Norah Jones and Dave Brubeck, among others.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/14/2012 - 19:30

Eguie Castrillo and His Orchestra

Grammy Award Winner and percussionist Eguie Castrillo comes with his Salsa orchestra "Mar Del Norte" to pay tribute to the Salsa of the 70's and 80's. Come and dance the whole night with this amazing band! Eguie has played with some of the best names in the music world like Tito Puente, Steve Winwood, Celia Cruz, Jennifer Lopez, Arturo Sandoval, Blood Sweat & Tears, Donna Summers just to name a few!  Audio/Video Clip

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 19:30

The Django Reinhardt Festival Allstars featuring Dorado Schmitt

The DJANGO REINHARDT FESTIVAL ALLSTARS, from the Django Festival at Birdland in NYC,produced by Pat Philips & Ettore Stratta

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:30
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 22:00

A RITA COOLIDGE CHRISTMAS

Most music fans have a favorite song recorded by two-time GRAMMY® award-winner Rita Coolidge― “Fever,” “We’re All Alone,” “One Fine Day,” “(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher & Higher,” “The Way You Do The Things You Do,” “All Time High,” “Superstar,” and so many other memorable tracks that topped the charts from the 1970′s onward.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 20:00

(JUST ADDED) RYAN MONTBLEAU BAND

“Time hangs heavy on the vine/Let’s make wine,” Ryan Montbleau sings in the lulling, sensual verse that gives his group’s new album its title. Ryan Montbleau Band has been tending its own musical vineyard for a few years, on the patient cusp of a breakthrough. Their distinctive, long-fermenting blend of neo-folk, classic soul, and kick-out-the-jams Americana finally comes to full fruition in Heavy on the Vine. It’s an album that represents the product of — and further promise of — a very good year.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 20:00

STEVE EARLE

He is one of the most influential and revered songwriters on the planet. We are honored and quite pleased to have him play our storied venue. SteveEarle.com

$50 Advance | $55 Day of Show
 

Event Date: 
Mon, 11/26/2012 - 20:00

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