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Founded in the spring of 2006 by current director Nicholas Girard, Overboard is a male a cappella group from Boston, MA.

Although Overboard's repertoire consists primarily of contemporary pop/rock songs, including covers from such artists as Rascall Flatts, Stevie Wonder and The Beatles, the group remains true to its a cappella roots and continues to perform classic selections such as "Blue Moon," "In The Still of the Night" and "Stand By Me."

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/22/2012 - 20:00

Two Cat Folk and Jon Swenson

Two Cat Folk and Jon Swenson will be playing in the round.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/21/2012 - 20:00

Special Holiday Party with First Take

First Take is a Boston area based jazz ensemble led by Bassist/Guitarist Larry Jackson and Vocalist Penni Layne.

This special evening, both Larry and Penni will lead everyone in the room singing along with many delightful holiday tunes.

What a way to celebrate this holiday season! We would love to see many of you here!!

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 18:00 to 21:00

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, 12/16/2012 - 11:00

Jean Mancini Gough Jazz Group

This great jazz group appears at the Java Room on a monthly with a wonderful array of jazz and American Songbook favorites. Enjoy live renditions of songs from their latest CD, which will be made available for purchase during the evening.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 20:00

Holiday Carols with Tag Vennard, Betsi Mandrioli and Trude Witham

Betsi (voice) and Tag (piano) will serenade you with their delightful renditions of your favorite holiday carols – Joy To The World, Deck The Halls, Frosty The Snowman, Rudolph, Silver Bells, Silent Night, and many more!

Joining them this year is renowned saxophonist Trude Witham. You don’t want to miss the fun! 

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 18:00 to 21:00

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, 12/09/2012 - 11:00

Tetsuro Hoshii

Tetsuro Hoshii is a pianist and composer from Japan. He started composing at 18 and graduated from Berklee College of Music in Jazz Composition in 2011. He was honored to have received the Wayne Shorter Award in 2011 for musical excellence.

Recently,  his compositions is played by the Boston Cello Quartet, a select group made up of Boston Symphony Orchestra, at Tanglewood Music Festival in the summer of 2011 and 2012. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 20:00

Morgan Scott Trio

Appearing regularly at The Java Room, the trio consists of Morgan Scott on piano, Sven Larson on bass and Ed Conley on drums, percussion.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with Pianist Joe Whalen

Come on in, relax, and enjoy listening to interpretations of well-known standards interspersed with easy-flowing, lyrical improvisations influenced by many years of audience responses. Also, Joe enjoys playing your favorite requests. 

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 11:00


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