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Renee Rosnes at the Village Vanguard

Friday, March 30, 2012 - 6:00pm

Pianist Renee Rosnes says when she's onstage at the Village Vanguard, she turns to the left and sees a jazz fan a few feet away, and the same to the right and over her shoulder. The intimacy inspires a beautiful late night set from Renee's quartet. Steve Nelson on vibes, Peter Washington on bass, and Lewis Nash on drums.

One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works

The UK's hottest and most successful rock show 'One Night of Queen' celebrates the music of Freddie Mercury and Queen.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/05/2012 - 19:30

Jason Moran

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 6:00pm

Jason Moran is one of the most talked about pianists and composers of the past decade. In 2010, he was made a MacArthur Fellow, and his album, Ten, topped the JazzTimes Critics' Poll. He epitomizes today’s approach to music, regularly employing sampled loops as a “fourth band member” in live performances.  This week Moran performs a definitive set of 21st-century jazz piano tunes.

China Moses

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 6:00pm

American vocalist China Moses discusses how being the daughter of Dee Dee Bridgewater and growing up in France has influenced her attitudes on jazz and the music business.

Sean Kingston

Sean Kingston’s self-titled 2007 album may have sold more than a million copies worldwide and spawned three back-to-back Top 10 singles, including the double platinum smash “Beautiful Girls,” which hit No. 1 in 21 countries, but it turns out that the Miami-born, Jamaica-bred teen was just getting warmed up on his debut. A vibrant fusion of pop, doo-wop, and reggae, characterized by Kingston’s airy island lilt and a sample of Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me".

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/04/2012 - 19:30

SF Jazz Collective

Monday, March 26, 2012 - 6:00pm

The members of this SF Jazz Collective are some of the greatest innovators on the scene today - Dave Douglas (trumpet), Robin Eubanks (trombone), Eric Harland (drums), Joe Lovano (tenor sax), Matt Penman (bass), Renee Rosnes (piano) and Miguel Zenon (alto sax). They come together in the Allen Room for a brilliant musical conversation. The collective will showcase their own compositions and fresh arrangements of pianist McCoy Tyner.

Peter Yarrow

Peter Yarrow is an American singer who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary. Yarrow co-wrote (with Leonard Lipton) one of the group's most famous songs, "Puff, the Magic Dragon". He is also a political activist and lends his support to causes that range from opposition to the Vietnam War to the creation of Operation Respect. Don't miss his solo performance.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/01/2012 - 13:00

Wendee Glick & Friends - vocal jazz standards

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Ticket: $12.50
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/07/2012 - 19:00

Tomo Fujita

The Tomo Fujita Trio will be performing at the Acton Jazz Café on Saturday April 7th at 9:30PM with Tomo Fujita on guitar, Aaron Bellamy on bass and Peter MacLean on drums. Collectively, the members of this trio have performed with such world-class artist as Phil Collins, John Mayer, Chaka Kahn, Martin Luther, Kenwood Dennard, Darryl Jones, Paul Jackson, Ronnie Earl, Steve Gadd, Melvin Sparks, Alan Evans, Bernard Purdie, Steve Jordan, Susan Tedeschi among others.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/07/2012 - 21:30

The Blues Jam!

Our Blues Jam is an institution here in Acton for 15 years now, every Thursday night at 8 p.m.!

with rotating hosts:

1st Thursday: Tom Yates

2nd Thursday: Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher

3rd Thursday: Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch

4th Thursday: co-hosts Jim Guttmann and Michael Avery

5th Thursdays (occasional): Jim Clinkscale

Newcomers, listeners, and dancers welcome!

Ticket: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/05/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 20:00


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