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NEWS: RECORDING

Red Piano Records to release "Tetraptych" with Bert Seager, Hery Paz, Max Ridley and Dor Herskovits on April 14, 2017

Red Piano Records to release "Tetraptych" with Bert Seager, Hery Paz, Max Ridley and Dor Herskovits on April 14, 2017

Tetraptych is Bert Seager (piano/compositions), Hery Paz (tenor saxophone), Max Ridley (upright bass) and Dor Herskovits (drums). Tetraptych is also the name of their new recording! "There’s not only smart and well-crafted modern jazz present, but innate beauty and serene confidence in Seager’s music." – Michael G. Nastos, All Music Guide "Seager has distilled his lyrical approach into perfectly balanced ...

NEWS: EVENT

Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With "In The Mix"

Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With "In The Mix"

A Free Series of Concerts Showcasing New England Conservatory's Exceptional Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation Ensembles 34 One-Hour Concerts Over 12 Evenings at NEC's Pierce Hall Tuesday, March 24 – Tuesday, April 21 Discover the jazz innovators of tomorrow with In the Mix, 34free 1-hour concerts, Tuesday. March 24 — Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at New England Conservatory’s Pierce ...

NEWS: EVENT

Jazz And Contemporary Improvisation Faculty Spotlight Concert Tuesday, March 24 At NEC's Jordan Hall

Jazz And Contemporary Improvisation Faculty Spotlight Concert Tuesday, March 24 At NEC's Jordan Hall

Featuring Anthony Coleman, Eden MacAdam-Somer, Bert Seager, Jerry Leake, Nedelka Prescod, Mal Barsamian, Schwendener, Dave Zoffer and more Join NEC’s celebrated jazz and contemporary improvisation faculty in a showcase concert on Tuesday, March 24 at NEC’s Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston. Performing are African percussionist/vocalist Jerry Leake, violinist Eden MacAdam-Somer, pianist Bert Seager, vocalist Nedelka Prescod, ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

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 ...

NEWS: EVENT

New England Conservatory’s Annual Multi-media Film Noir Extravaganza Features Otto Preminger’s Whirlpool & Laura

New England Conservatory’s Annual Multi-media Film Noir Extravaganza  Features Otto Preminger’s Whirlpool & Laura

Tuesday, November 5 at NEC’s Jordan Hall Curated by Ran Blake and Aaron Hartley Part of NEC’s Music: Truth to Power series of over 30 concerts Pianist/composer/improviser Ran Blake and co-producer/trombonist Aaron Hartley bring an extra dimension to Hallowe'en with specimens of that most haunting genre, film noir. Now an annual tradition in its 9th year, this year's concert ...

NEWS: EVENT

NEC Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation Faculty Spotlight Monday, January 28

NEC Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation Faculty Spotlight Monday, January 28

Performances by Ran Blake, Norm Zocher, Eden MacAdam-Somer, Jerry Leake, Linda Chase, Ben Schwendener, Bert Seager, Amir Milstein, Rabbit Rabbit with Carla Kihlstedt Plus Rare Trio Performance with Cecil McBee, Bob Moses and special guest Dave Liebman "New England Conservatory’s jazz faculty distinguish themselves in a lot of ways but most of all because they maintain full time ...

NEWS: EVENT

The Possibilities Are Endless: Celebrating 40 Years Of Contemporary Improvisation At New England Conservatory

The Possibilities Are Endless: Celebrating 40 Years Of Contemporary Improvisation At New England Conservatory

Concerts in Boston and New York Featuring Distinguished Faculty, Alumni and Students of NEC’s Contemporary Improvisation Department August 3, 2012 – April 8, 2013 The possibilities are endless at New England Conservatory, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of its groundbreaking Contemporary Improvisation department with a year-long series of concerts and events in Boston and New York City. Featuring many ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bert Seager: Resonance

Read "Resonance" reviewed by John Sharpe

When it comes to music, don't make the mistake of assuming that the “big" labels have a monopoly on talent Accurate may be a “small" label but Seager is surely a musician worthy of your consideration. Working within the trio format, this Boston native has produced an album that's richly detailed and very rewarding. Bassist Dan ...