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Beantown Jazz Festival returns with blues, food and funk

Beantown Jazz Festival returns with blues, food and funk

October 3, 2018


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By Sully Barrett, news correspondent Berklee College of Music held its annual Beantown Jazz Festival last Saturday, showcasing live jazz and blues music on three outdoor stages lined up on Columbus Avenue. Starting at noon, thousands of people attended the event to enjoy the sunny weather and liste...

Event Calendar: Jan. 18 – Jan. 24

Event Calendar: Jan. 18 – Jan. 24

January 18, 2018


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Compiled by news staff Thursday, Jan. 18 Whether you’re vegan or voraciously hungry for some tasty morsels, look no further than Lamplighter Brewing in Cambridge, where vegan restaurant Littleburg will pop up Saturday. There will be plenty of treats at one of Boston’s best microbreweries, li...

Coltrane Concert highlights “Ballads & Blues”

Coltrane Concert highlights “Ballads & Blues”

November 2, 2016


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By Leslie Hassanein, news staff Blackman Auditorium saw a full house on Saturday, for the 39th annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert. This year’s theme, “An Evening of Ballads & Blues,” brought a new twist to many beloved compositions from the iconic jazz musician. The ensemble, comprised...

Jon Jang addresses social issues through music

Jon Jang addresses social issues through music

March 3, 2016


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By Caroline Boschetto, News Correspondent In the battle against racism, music is Jon Jang’s weapon. The Chinese-American composer, performer and civil rights activist spoke at Northeastern University (NU) last Thursday about the intersection of race and music, particularly for African-America...

Night of jazz at Gardner

Night of jazz at Gardner

September 24, 2015


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By Mack Hogan, news correspondent Lined up in front of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (ISGM), a crowd of sharply-dressed young Bostonians stands. The millennial crowd isn’t waiting for a big name band or a DJ – it’s the third Thursday of the month, and they’ve come to the Gardner for...

“Pictures,” Boston Cello Quartet’s new album aims to show beauty of classical music

February 6, 2013


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By Natasha Chang, News Correspondent Classical. Jazz. Tango. Movie music. Blues. Whatever genre – you name it – they play it. What started off as a little get-together between four cellists of the prestigious Boston Symphony Orchestra is now a group they call the Boston Cello Quartet. With a deb...

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