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News: Education

New England Conservatory’s Pioneering Jazz Studies Department Announces 2022-2023 Season

New England Conservatory’s Pioneering Jazz Studies Department  Announces 2022-2023 Season

New England Conservatory’s internationally renowned Jazz Studies Department announces its 2022-2023 season with an array of concerts featuring NEC students performing with faculty and guest artists. Highlights include NEC’s visiting artist-in-residence, bassist/composer and NEA Jazz Master Dave Holland in a concert with students; a residency concert by vocalist Michael Mayo featuring live vocal looping; and other ...

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Thomas Palance

Thomas Palance is known for his versatility as a trumpet player and innovative teacher. Tom started The Orchestra On The Hill in 2007 with five members. Since then, the orchestra has grown to a full professional ensemble delighting audiences with unique concerts. Tom retired from the US Navy Band in Washington DC after 20 years of service where he was the named "The most versatile trumpet player in the US Navy."

At the band Tom held positions of assistant principal trumpet and soloist with the concert band, and soloist with The Commodores Jazz Band. In 2005 Tom relocated to Ipswich, MA with his family where he is a freelance trumpet player, composer, conductor and teacher. Tom has served on the faculty at The Boston Conservatory, The University of New Hampshire and Salem State University and is now a professor at The Berklee College of Music.

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News: Education

A Revolution In Music Education: Contemporary Musical Arts At New England Conservatory, Celebrating 50 Years Of Training The Complete Musician

A Revolution In Music Education: Contemporary Musical Arts At New England Conservatory, Celebrating 50 Years Of Training The Complete Musician

Since 1972, the Contemporary Musical Arts (formerly CI/Contemporary Improvisation) program at New England Conservatory has been at the forefront of creative musical expression. The department marks five decades of crossing boundaries, pushing limits, and training creative contemporary musicians and artists with a year- long celebration featuring faculty, students and alumni in a full season of cutting-edge ...

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Musician

Chris Humphrey

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A jazz vocalist, whose primary focus is the use of the voice as an instrument, Chris is an improvisor and composer as well as an interpreter of song. He is a veteran jazz singer, having worked with Denon recording artists, THE RITZ, and vocal jazz quintet, VOCALEASE. With THE RITZ, he recorded the CD "Almost Blue", which featured his singing, composing, and arranging talents. As a soloist, he has been dubbed an "outstanding talent" (Sheila Jordan) and "a creative force" (Roberta Davis) by critics and performers who have heard his work. He has performed at Blue Note Jazz Clubs in New York, Tokyo, Jakarta, and Fukuoka, Japan

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News: Recording

Folks Can't Seem To Stay Out Of 'Mama's Hamper'

Folks Can't Seem To Stay Out Of 'Mama's Hamper'

Powerhouse New England-based soul-funk jam band, The GroovaLottos, laces us with Mama's Hamper – Pure Phunk (Polyphonic Studios Records, 2021) their latest self-produced. This time around, the band let their fans play the role of A&R. Each song on the album was selected based on a survey of fans, asking their favorite songs from shows and ...

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Article: Live Review

Boston Lyric Opera Plays the Music of Terence Blanchard at Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater

Read "Boston Lyric Opera Plays the Music of Terence Blanchard at Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater" reviewed by Doug Hall


Terence Blanchard Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre Boston Lyric Opera's Champion: An Opera in Jazz Boston, MA May 22, 2022 Now in its 45th season, Boston Lyric Opera is the largest and longest-lived opera company in New England (founded in 1976). Standing away from popular themes, BLO's programming has remained faithful ...

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News: Performance / Tour

New England Conservatory Contemporary Improv Dept Presents International Broadcast Of 'Ritual' on June 4

New England Conservatory Contemporary Improv Dept Presents International Broadcast Of 'Ritual' on June 4

New England Conservatory’s Contemporary Improvisation students, faculty, and special guest, Ukrainian-American folk musician, improviser, and composer Julian Kytasty, present Ritual, a concert exploring the myriad of ways that ritual manifests in our lives and music. Curated by faculty member Anthony Coleman, the program includes performances centered in Jewish, African, Ukrainian, Korean, and American folk tradition as ...

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Musician

Ron Thomas - violin

Rob Thomas is widely considered to be one of the most original, technically adept and powerful violinists playing jazz and contemporary music. JazzTimes calls him "a violinist of exceptional creative resources... riveting as a solo voice with a rich complex tone that can sing or shriek". Thomas has been ’singing and shrieking’ in and around New York City since moving there in 1991. In the mid ’90’s he toured and recorded extensively with ’downtown’ mainstays, The Jazz Passengers (who often featured guest vocalists Deborah Harry and Elvis Costello). He is a veteran of Gregg Bendian’s Mahavishnu Project, and can be heard on two critically acclaimed recordings by that adventurous repertory ensemble

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News: Event

Celebrity Series Of Boston Announces 2022/23 Season

Celebrity Series Of Boston Announces 2022/23 Season

The Celebrity Series of Boston announces its 2022/23 season today, marking 84 years of bringing touring and local performing artists to Boston. In this new season, audiences will find a diverse and dazzling array of artists in one of the Series’ largest seasons ever. Expanded programming offers audiences new venues to explore, artist debuts, beloved returning ...

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News: Event

New England Conservatory Celebrates Centennial Of Charles Mingus

New England Conservatory Celebrates Centennial Of Charles Mingus

New England Conservatory celebrates the centennial of seminal American composer / bassist / bandleader / record label founder / activist / poet Charles Mingus with two concerts featuring NEC’s renowned faculty members and jazz students and a panel discussion. The events are free and open to the public. They take place: Tuesday, April 19Charles Mingus Centennial ...


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