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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Mike Rivard: Entranced By The Music

Read "Mike Rivard: Entranced By The Music" reviewed by Paul Naser

As globalization blends cultures and markets more and more everyday, it is only natural that artistic traditions and the artists that study them do the same. Mike Rivard is a leader in this regard, pioneering some of the most unique blends of musical styles and sounds today. Talking to him about his band Club D'elf and ...

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New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies & Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present More Than 100 Free Performances For 2013-2014 Season

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies & Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present  More Than 100 Free Performances For 2013-2014 Season

Plus Residencies with World-Renowned Performers September 3, 2013 – May 30, 2014 Highlights include residencies by John Zorn, Luciana Souza, Fred Hersch and Dave Holland; Sun Ra Centennial Concert; Jazz and the Struggle for Freedom and Equality; A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall featuring CI Students; Ran Blake’s annual Film Noir Concert; Faculty Recitals; and In the Mix – 75 ...

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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 ...

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The Layers of Master Percussionist Jerry Leake Emerge on "Cubist"

Jerry Leake produced his new album like a mad rhythm scientist. He was methodic and resourceful, precisely mixing and pouring one ingredient into the next. It could have ended in disaster with sonic fragments left strewn about haplesslybut it did not. Cubist (Rhombus Publishing; Jan 1, 2010) comes to life with mathematical precision and beauty where ...

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Master Percussionist on Unique Album

The Layers of Master Percussionist Jerry Leake Emerge on Cubist

Jerry Leake produced his new album like a mad rhythm scientist. He was methodic and resourceful, precisely mixing and pouring one ingredient into the next. It could have ended in disaster with sonic fragments left strewn about haplessly.but it did not. Cubist (Rhombus Publishing; Jan ...