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Pianist Eyran Katsenelenbogen Releases Highly Anticipated New Solo Album, Outstandards

Pianist Eyran Katsenelenbogen Releases Highly Anticipated New Solo Album, Outstandards

In Outstandards, pianist Eyran Katsenelenbogen presents jazzy renditions of classical cornerstones such as “Für Elise" (Beethoven) and Mozart’s "Piano Sonata in C major" alongside jazz classics such as “Tea for Two" (Youmans / Caesar) and “Cheek to Cheek" (Berlin). Katsenelenbogen also revisits Chick Corea’s “Armando’s Rhumba," which was released on his CD Solotude in 2005 and ...

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New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies And Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present 100+ Performances And Events For 150th Season

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies And Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present 100+ Performances And Events For 150th Season

2017-2018 Season highlights include: World premieres of new works by Darcy James Argue and Anthony Coleman Monk’s Dream: Thelonious Monk at 100 with T.S. Monk Manteca: Dizzy Gillespie and the Birth of Latin Jazz celebrating Gillespie’s centennial Residency featuring Matana Roberts Music of Jerry Bergonzi and Ken Schaphorst New England Conservatory’s (NEC) internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments announce more ...

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The Jazz Composers’ Workshop Orchestra Performs New Works By NEC Jazz Composition Students - Tuesday, April 26 In Jordan Hall

The Jazz Composers’ Workshop Orchestra  Performs New Works By NEC Jazz Composition Students - Tuesday, April 26 In Jordan Hall

The Jazz Composers’ Workshop Orchestra presents a concert featuring new works by NEC jazz composition students on Tuesday, April 26. Coached by renowned pianist/composer and NEC jazz faculty member Frank Carlberg, the ensemble gives its composers the opportunity to learn how to rehearse and conduct a band, as well as have their works heard. The concert ...

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New England Conservatory Presents The NEC Gospel Ensemble And The NEC Jazz Composers Ensemble In Concert On Thursday, April 7 At 8:00 P.M.

New England Conservatory Presents The NEC Gospel Ensemble And The NEC Jazz Composers Ensemble In Concert On Thursday, April 7 At 8:00 P.M.

New England Conservatory showcases two of its exceptional student ensembles–The NEC Gospel Ensemble and The NEC Jazz Composers Ensemble–in concert on Thursday, April 7 at 8 p.m. at NEC’s Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, go to: necmusic.edu or call 617-585-1122. The NEC Gospel Ensemble, ...

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Discover The Musical Innovators Of Tomorrow With CI Salon Nights A Free Series Of Concerts At New England Conservatory, April 5 – 19

Discover The Musical Innovators Of Tomorrow With  CI Salon Nights A Free Series Of Concerts At New England Conservatory, April 5 – 19

Discover the best improvisers of tomorrow with CI Salon Nights, ten one-hour concerts, Tuesday, April 5, Monday, April 11 and Monday-Tuesday April 18-19, 2016 at New England Conservatory in Boston. These concerts, featuring students from NEC’s Contemporary Improvisation department, take place at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Each ...

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Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With 'in The Mix' A Free Series Of 27 Concerts Showcasing New England Conservatory's Exceptional Jazz Ensembles Monday, April 11 – Wednesday, May 4

Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With 'in The Mix'   A Free Series Of 27 Concerts Showcasing New England Conservatory's  Exceptional Jazz Ensembles   Monday, April 11 – Wednesday, May 4

Discover the jazz innovators of tomorrow with In the Mix, 26 free 1-hour concerts, Monday, April 11 – Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at New England Conservatory in Boston. These concerts, featuring NEC’s jazz ensembles, take place at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. each evening and are free and open to the public. Go to necmusic.edu or ...

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New England Conservatory’s Jazz Lab: June 26 to July 1, 2016

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Lab: June 26 to July 1, 2016

Students ages 14-18 are invited to spend a week in the city eating and breathing jazz with some of the best musicians in the country and make friendships that will last a lifetime at New England Conservatory’s Jazz Lab. It’s a one-week intensive program for students from throughout the United States and abroad. Instrumentalists and vocalists ...

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New England Conservatory Faculty And Grads Win 2015 JJA Jazz Awards For Musical Achievement

New England Conservatory Faculty And Grads Win 2015 JJA Jazz Awards For Musical Achievement

New England Conservatory Jazz Faculty Members Jason Moran, Miguel Zenón and Dave Holland Plus NEC Graduate & Board of Visitors Member Regina Carter And Former NEC Prep Student Mary Halvorson Winners of 2015 JJA Jazz Awards for Musical Achievement New England Conservatory Jazz Studies Department faculty members Jason Moran, Miguel Zenón and Dave Holland have won 2015 JJA Jazz Awards for ...

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57th Grammy Nominations Recognize New England Conservatory Musicians

57th Grammy Nominations Recognize New England Conservatory Musicians

Strong showing for NEC musicians in jazz category A Far Cry chamber orchestra nominated for Kickstarter-funded project New England Conservatory students, alumni, and faculty are included in nominations for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, announced on Friday. Winners will be announced at the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Three of the five contenders ...

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Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With New England Conservatory's "In The Mix"

Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With New England Conservatory's "In The Mix"

A Free Series of Concerts Showcasing New England Conservatory's Exceptional Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation Ensembles 34 One-Hour Concerts Over 13 Evenings at NEC's Pierce Hall Monday, November 10 – Thursday, December 11 Discover the jazz innovators of tomorrow with In the Mix, 34 free 1-hour concerts, Monday, November 10 — Thursday, December 11, 2014 at New England ...