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Friday, April 23


 

  Free Friday Kickoff Events
Presented by JazzBoston and New England Conservatory

Daytime Concerts All Over Town (jazz in public spaces, performed by NEC student ensembles)
•Zurca Circus Big Brass Band (contemporary New Orleans)  Prudential Center, Boston  noon
•Ro Sham Beaux (jazz rock fusion)  Downtown Crossing, Boston  noon
•Patrick Kunka Group (modern jazz)  South Station, Boston  noon
•Quenchlove (contemporary R&B, jazz)  Cambridge Center, Kendall Square, Cambridge  noon
•And more …. Check this calendar for updates on venues & times

A Conversation with Ran Blake and Ken Schaphorst: Music, Boston, and the Art of Improvisation  Fred Harris, Director of Wind & Jazz Ensembles at MIT, interviews NEC Jazz Studies founder Ran Blake & current Jazz Studies Chair Ken Schaphorst.  Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Ave., Boston, 617/585-1100, www.necmusic.edu 7 PM


 

NEC Jazz Orchestra: Music of Ken Schaphorst with Special Guest, Ran Blake and an introduction by Eric Jackson, the dean of Boston jazz  radio 
Jordan Hall  8 PM


More Kickoff Events

New Brew Jazz Jam (jazz open mic)
The Red Room at Cafe 939, 939 Boylston St., Boston
www.cafe939.com
1 PM
All ages

Jazz Week East
"Kid Jazz Walk"
A Tribute to New Orleans Jazz

Led by Todd Brunel, Mike Carey,Forbes Graham, Gary Fieldman
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
1 PM
Free
All ages
 

Jazz Week @ Fenway Park
Red Sox Nation celebrates the music when award-winning vocalist/songwriter and New England Conservatory faculty member Dominique Eade performs the national anthem. An  NEC jazz ensemble provides pre-game entertainment inside the gates.

 

Chefs Jam for Jazz Week
Good food and jazz go together! From April 23 to May 2, JazzBoston once again partners with the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau to promote great listening and dining experiences at affordable prices. Look for specially priced two-course lunches and dinners as some of Boston’s most popular chefs create jazz-inspired dishes just for this week. See www.jazzboston.org for daily updates on restaurants celebrating Jazz Week.

Jazz @ Your Neighborhood Library
Afternoon and evening music, dance, film and art for audiences of all ages
"The Kohlhase Sessions": Drawings by Tommey (jazz art exhibit, how art inspires art)
Hyde Park Branch Library
35 Harvard Ave., Hyde Park
617/313-6557
www.artistsatlargeinc.org
Through May 2, during library hours
Free

Paul Broadnax/Peter Kontrimas/Les Harris

Stone Soup Café, 141 High St. (Rt 133), Ipswich
978/356-4222
www.boudreaujazz.com
6 - 9 PM
No charge
All ages
 
Terry Eaton's "Satin Swing" (piano standards and light jazz)
Scupper Jack's Restaurant and Bar, 3 Nagog Park, Route 2A, Acton
978/263-8327
www.scupperjacks.com
6:30 – 10:30 PM
No cover
All ages

Wendee Glick Quartet
Montebello Ristorante Italiano, 2 Florence St., Malden
781.321.8500
7-10 PM
http://www.montebelloitaliano.com/default.asp
No cover, reservations

 
Jazz Week East
Sergio Salvatore
(jazz pianist)
Zumix Sumner Street Firehouse, 260 Sumner St., East Boston
www.jazzweekeast.com
10:30 AM Free workshop
7 PM  Performance
Seats $5
Standing/sitting on floor free
All ages

 

Jazz Week East
Carlos Mario Rojas
(Colombian jazz)
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
7 PM

 
Jazz Week East
Jazz Greats Photo Exhibit, Photographer Nick Puopolo
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
Open during entire Jazz Week
Free
 

 
Jazz Jamm (traditional sit-in jam session)  7 -9 PM
Jason Palmer Quintet 9 PM – 1:30 AM

Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com
 

C'est si Bon, with singer Angela Rossi  7 – 8:30 PM
Paul Combs Pocket Big Band  9:30 PM – midnight

Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
$12 cover at door, $10 online
All ages


Mike Doughty: The Question Jar Show
(an acoustic evening)
The Regattabar, Charles hotel, 1 Bennett St., Cambridge
617/395-7757
www.regattabarjazz.com
7:30 PM and 10 PM
$20
All ages

 

Stanley Jordan (electric guitar trio)
Scullers Jazz Club (in the Doubletree Guest Suites Boston), 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston
Reservations required: 617/562-4111
www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM and 10 PM
$25
All ages


 

NEC Jazz Orchestra: Music of Ken Schaphorst with Special Guest, Ran Blake
New England Conservatory of Music, Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Ave., Boston,
617/585-1100
www.necmusic.edu
8 PM
Free
All ages


 

JCA Orchestra in Concert (creative music)
Emmanuel Center, Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St., Boston
8 PM
$12, $8 seniors & students  All ages


Hal McIntyre Orchestra (straightahead, big band, swing)
The Amazing Things Art Center, 160 Hollis St., Framingham
508/405-2787
www.amazingthings.org
8 PM
$22 (students/seniors $21, members $19)
All ages
 
Bert Seager Trio (modern jazz piano)
Four Seasons Hotel, Bristol Lounge, 200 Boylston St., Boston
617/338-4400
www.fourseasons.com/boston
8 PM to midnight
No cover

 

Henri Smith with the Workingman's Band (New Orleans jazz)
The Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord
978/369-9200
www.concordscolonialinn.com
8 PM
No cover
18+


The Ronnie Ron Trio
Les Zygomates Wine Bar and Bistro, 129 South St., Boston
617/542-5108
www.winebar.com
8:30 PM – 12:30 AM
 
Steve Soares Trio (piano standards)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages
 
Cubist
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/876-9330
www.rylesjazz.com
9 PM
$10
All ages

Jim Repa and Destinations

Chianti Tuscan Restaurant and Jazz Lounge, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
978/921-2233
www.chiantibeverly.com
9 PM – midnight
No cover

Rajdulari
Stork Club, 604 Columbus Ave., Boston
9:30 PM
617.391.0256
http://www.storkclubboston.com


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Saturday, April 24

 

Jazz for Kids, with Lisa Yves Trio, the Young Beboppers, & Tal Shalom Kobi (bebop and classic jazz)
Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St. (off Mass. Ave.), Arlington
781/646-4849
www.RegentTheatre.com
10:30 AM and 1 PM
$10 adults, $8 kids and seniors
Family program for ages 5 – 16 and caregivers

Jazz Brunch
The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston
617/423-0069
www.beehiveboston.com
10:30 AM – 3 PM
No cover
All ages
 
Sinatra Saturday Brunch (jazz duo)
Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress St., Boston
617/357-LUCK
www.luckyslounge.com
11 AM – 2 PM
No cover  

Jazz @ Your Neighborhood Library 
Afternoon and evening music, dance, film and art for audiences of all ages
Gifrants (hip hot Haitian)
Hyde Park Branch Library
35 Harvard Ave., Hyde Park
617/313-6557
www.artistsatlargeinc.org 
2 PM
Free


Jam Session (camp, funky, straightahead)
Club Caravan, 1380 North Shore Rd., Revere
781/284-9559
3 – 7 PM
$5 cover 

"The Women of Jazz & Blues" with Pat Braxton and her Band
Piano Factory Gallery, 791 Tremont St., Boston
4 – 7 PM
$10 donation
All ages
Sinti Rhythm Quartet (Gypsy jazz)
Atwood's Tavern, 877 Cambridge St., Cambridge
617/864-2792
www.atwoodstavern.com
4:30 – 7:30 PM
No cover
All ages
Jazz Jamm (traditional sit-in jam session)  6 - 8 PM
Jason Palmer Quintet 9 PM – 1:30 AM

Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com


Sinatra Show (jazz trio)
Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress St., Boston
617/357-LUCK
www.luckyslounge.com
6:30 – 10:30 PM
No cover
21+
 
Terry Eaton's "Satin Swing" (piano standards and light jazz)
Scupper Jack's Restaurant and Bar, 3 Nagog Park, Route 2A, Acton
978/263-8327
www.scupperjacks.com
6:30 – 10:30 PM
No cover
All ages

Carmen Marsico Trio
Ricardo's Cafe & Trattoria, 110 Gorham St., Lowell
7:30-11:30 PM
(978) 453-2777
http://www.ricardoscafetrattoria.com

Dixie Diehards (traditional & Dixieland jazz band)
Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant St., Marion
508/748-1266
www.marionartcenter.org
7:30 PM
$10
All ages  

The Either/Orchestra (jazz/latin/Ethiopian)
Regattabar, Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
617/395-7757
www.regattabarjazz.com
7:30 – 9 PM
$16
All ages
Stormy Weather, a multi media tribute to Lena Horne (narration and vocals)
Scullers Jazz Club (in the Doubletree Guest Suites Boston), 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston
Reservations required: 617/562-4111
www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM and 10 PM
$38
All ages

Jamaica Plain Jazz Collective
"Homecoming: Jazz in the Age of Aquarius"
With presentations by author Mark Schneider
Menino Arts Center   
26 Central Ave., Hyde Park
8-11 PM
617-361-8676, 617-364-2787

 

Violette de Bartillat and Friends
Les Zygomates Wine Bar and Bistro, 129 South St., Boston
617/542-5108
www.winebar.com
8 PM – midnight 
 
Kris Adams Trio (vocal jazz and piano)
All Seasons Table, 64 Pleasant St., Malden
781/397-8188
www.allseasonstablerestaurant.com
8 – 11 PM
No cover
All ages

Charlie Kohlhase's Explorers Quintet
Third Life Studio, 33 Union Square, Somerville
617/628-0196
http://www.thirdlifestudio.com
8 PM
$8


Joe Barbato Trio
Four Seasons Hotel, Bristol Lounge, 200 Boylston St., Boston
617/338-4400
www.fourseasons.com/boston
8 PM to midnight
No cover  

Phyllis Fallon with the Workingman's Band (standards)
The Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord
978/369-9200
www.concordscolonialinn.com
8 PM
No cover
18+
Annie Royer and Les Garcons Musette (French and jazz)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/876-9330
www.rylesjazz.com
9 PM
$20/advance purchase, $25/door
All ages


Steve Soares Trio (piano standards)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages
 
Soul Sax Quintet, featuring Henley Douglas Jr. and Nat Simpkins
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant and Jazz Lounge, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
978/921-2233
www.chiantibeverly.com
9 PM – midnight
No cover

Bill Champitto
Stork Club, 604 Columbus Ave., Boston
9:30 PM
617.391.0256
http://www.storkclubboston.com

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Sunday, April 25
 

The Yoko Miwa Trio (jazz brunch)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/876-9330
www.rylesjazz.com
10 AM – 3 PM
No cover
All ages


Jazz Brunch
The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston
617/423-0069
www.beehiveboston.com
10:30 AM – 3 PM
No cover
All ages
 
Dan Greenspan Duo (jazz brunch)
Four Seasons Hotel, Bristol Lounge, 200 Boylston St., Boston
617/338-4400
www.fourseasons.com/boston
11 AM – 2 PM
No cover

Sinatra Sunday Brunch
(jazz duo)
Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress St., Boston
617/357-LUCK
www.luckyslounge.com
11 AM – 2 PM
No cover
 
Jazz Brunch
Bullfinch's Restaurant, 730 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury
978/443-4094
www.bullfinchs.com
11 AM – 2 PM
No charge  

Billy Novick and Anthony Weller (eclectic, cool, straightahead)
75 Chestnut, 75 Chestnut St., Beacon Hill, Boston
617/227-2175
www.75chestnut.com
11 AM – 2:30 PM
No cover
All ages, families encouraged


Jazz brunch with Ferdinando Argenti/piano & John Baboian/guitar (standards)
The Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem
978/825-4311
www.hawthornehotel.com/dining
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

"Burritos and Bop": The Just Jazz Trio
(jazz brunch)
Olé Mexican Grille, 11 Springfield St., Cambridge
617/492-4495
www.OleGrill.com
12 – 2:30 PM

Violette De Bartillat
Sugarbowl Cafe, 857 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester
(617) 265-9000
12-2 PM
No cover
 

Jem Jazz Trio (laid back jazz)
Tryst Restaurant, 689 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington
781/641-2227
www.trystrestaurant.com
12 – 3 PM
No cover
All ages

 

Jazz Week @  the Boston Public Library
Weekday and evening seminars and performances for audiences of all ages, presented by JazzBoston

"Riffs & Raps — Jazzin’ the Generations" Seniors and their juniors are invited to move mind and body as Arni Cheatham, Bill Lowe, and John Funkhouser carry on musical conversations that talk with the past, reinvent the present, and anticipate the future. Discover how the joys of jazz bridge the generations.
Central Library, Johnson Building, 700 Boylston Street, Boston
Rabb Lecture Hall
2 PM
Free

 

Tribute to Nina Simone featuring Valerie Stephens (vocal jazz ensemble)
Forsyth Chapel at Forest Hills Cemetery, 95 Forest Hills Ave., Jamaica Plain
617/524-3354
www.foresthillstrust.org
2 PM
$15 general/$12 Forest Hills Educational Trust members
All ages


A-NO-NE Jazz (original jazz)
Café Luna, 403 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
617/576-3400
www.cafeluna-centralsquare.com
2:30 PM
 
The Julie Lavender Quintet (open studio concert)
The Boston Vineyard Church, 170 Rindge Ave., Cambridge
617/252-0005
www.bostonvineyard.com
2:30 PM
$15
 
Jazz Week East
SPAJazzy
(spaghetti jazz)
Old Italian tunes with a jazz interpretation
Led by Sergio Salvatore
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
Sponsored by Italian Unita
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
4-6 PM

Jazz @ Sally: Paul Combs' Pocket Big Band
Sally O'Brien's, 335 Somerville Ave., Somerville
617/666-3589
www.sallyobriensbar.com
4 – 7 PM
No cover
All ages
 
Little Bang
The Brickbottom Gallery
1 Fitchburg St.
Somerville
5 PM
Suggested donation: $7
http://www.brickbottom.com/

Henri Smith with the Workingmen's Jazz Band (New Orleans)
Glenn's Restaurant & Cool Bar, 44 Merrimac St.,, Newburyport
978/465-3811
www.glennsrestuarnat.com
6 PM
No cover
 
Jazz Jamm (traditional sit-in jam session)  7 - 9 PM
Whitney
(female vocalist) 9 PM – 1:30 AM
Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com

Al Vega Trio
Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress St., Boston
617/357-LUCK
www.luckyslounge.com
7 PM – midnight

Kurtis Rivers Quintet
VFW Ramsey Post, 54 Woodrow Ave., Dorchester
7:30 – 10 PM

Poetry Night/Jeff Robinson Trio
Lizard Lounge, 1667 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
617/547-0759
www.lizardloungeclub.com
7:30 PM
$5
21+
 
Jazz Jam with host Wendy Nottonson  4 – 7 PM
Starlight Jazz Jam  7:30 PM

Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
$5 cover
All ages
 
Barbara & Al Boudreau Quintet
Stone Soup Café, 141 High St. (Rt 133), Ipswich
978/356-4222
www.boudreaujazz.com
5- 8 PM
No charge
All ages

Gillypad: Valdisa Moura  5 PM
Andrei Matorin
(jazz violin)  7 PM
Your Neighborhood Saxophone Quartet  8 PM
The Gill Aharon Trio  9 PM
The Joe Hunt Trio
(interactive improvisation)  10 PM
The Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/584-2218
www.lily-pad.net
All ages

Whose Muddy Shoes
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant and Jazz Lounge, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
978/921-2233
www.chiantibeverly.com
6 – 9 PM
No cover

Jazz Jam with host Joe Raia
Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
7:30 – 10:30 PM
$5 cover
All ages

Karayorgis/Newton/William
Outpost 186, 186-1/2 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617/876-0860
www.zeitgeist-outpost.org
8 PM
$10 or B/O
All ages

Peter Smith Trio (American songbook)
88 Wharf Restaurant, 88 Wharf St., Milton
857/598-4826
www.88wharf.com
8 – 10 PM
No admission fee
All ages
Joe Hunt Trio
Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St.,Cambridge, MA
10 PM
(617) 395-1393
$10
http://www.lily-pad.net/

Rebecca Cline (standards with Latin influence)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages

Sunday Night Jazz and Blues with John Minnock & Special Guests
Encore Lounge in the Courtyard Marriott, 275 Tremont St. (theater district), Boston
617/728-2162
www.johnminnock.com
7:30 PM – midnight
No cover

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Monday, April 26
 

Jazz Week @  the Boston Public Library
Weekday and evening seminars and performances for audiences of all ages, presented by JazzBoston

"Band in Boston: New Directions" Orchestra leaders Russ Gershon (Either/Orchestra), Darrell Katz, (Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra), John Kordalewski (Makanda Project), and Mark Harvey (Aardvark Jazz Orchestra) discuss postmodern explorations in large ensemble composition and performance, including world music influences and the role of improvisation. Moderated by Harvey.
6 PM
Central Library, Johnson Building, 700 Boylston Street, Boston
Boston Room
Free


Global Attraction (contemporary improvisation concert)
New England Conservatory of Music, Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Ave., Boston 617/585-1100
www.necmusic.edu
8 PM
Free
All ages
 
Jazz Week East
Al Vega, with Steve Marvin, Ted Casher, Rick Klane, Dave Dox

80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
8-10 PM
 

"The Music Workshop" (eclectic casual improv, open stage, open mic)
Riverside Theatre Works, 45-47 Hyde Park Ave., Hyde Park
617/361-7024
www.rtwboston.org
8 PM
$5 suggested donation
All ages
 

Mario Cerra Quartet  (original compositions and standards) 8 PM
The Fringe  10:22 PM

The Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/584-2218
www.lily-pad.net
All ages


Marty Ballou Trio (straightahead)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages
 

Jazz Jam with Renato Malavasi (jam session)
My House Bar & Lounge, 609 Washington St., Rt. 3A, Quincy
617/201-2918
8:30 PM - midnight


Jose Ramos Blues
Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM – 1:30 AM

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Tuesday, April 27


Jazz Week @  the Boston Public Library
Weekday and evening seminars and performances for audiences of all ages, presented by JazzBoston

"Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench" Exclusive US preview of this Boston-made film festival hit about the relationship between music and love, Introduced by the film’s star, Boston-based trumpeter and JazzBoston board member Jason Palmer. Come early to get a seat!
6 PM
Central Library, Johnson Building, 700 Boylston Street, Boston
Rabb Lecture Hall
Free

Pierce Series: Tanya Kalmanovitch Ensemble (contemporary improvisation)  7 PM
Dave Harris Ensemble (world music)  8 PM
Frank Carlberg Vocal Ensemble  9 PM

New England Conservatory of Music, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph St., Boston
617/585-1100
www.necmusic.edu
Free
All ages

New Black Eagle Jazz Band (traditional jazz/swing)
Sherborn Inn, 33 North Main St., Sherborn
508/655-9521
www.sherborninn.com
7 – 9:30 PM
$10
All ages

Yoko Miwa
Les Zygomates Wine Bar and Bistro, 129 South St., Boston
617/542-5108
www.winebar.com
7 PM – 10 PM

Amanda Carr Quartet
The Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen
603/898-1591, 978/683-9200
www.jockosjazz.com
7:30 – 11:30 PM
$10

Jazz Week East
Paul Broadnax Trio
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
8 PM
$10 donation
Adult

Yvonne Aubert Trio
Stork Club, 604 Columbus Ave., Boston
8 PM
617.391.0256
http://www.storkclubboston.com
 
Blaque Lyte (contemporary jazz ensemble)
Scullers Jazz Club (in the Doubletree Guest Suites Boston), 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston
Reservations required: 617/562-4111
www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM
$20
All ages
 
Karina Stone (original Latin vocals)
The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston
617/423-0069
www.beehiveboston.com
8 PM – midnight
No cover
All ages
 
Jazz Jam with host Jamie Stewardson & faculty of the Rivers School of Music
Amazing Things Art Center, 160 Hollis St., Framingham
508/405-2787
www.amazingthings.org
8 PM
$6 (members $5)
All ages

Berklee Jazz/World String Orchestra
(diverse new music)
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
www.berkleebpc.com
8:15 PM
$10
All ages

Silvano's Cleome with Joe Lovano
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/876-9330
www.rylesjazz.com
8:30 PM
$8
All ages

April Hall (American songbook vocals)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages

Wally's Stepchildren (funk)
Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM – 1:30 AM


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Wednesday, April 28
 

The Winiker Band (swing, pop, rock)
Sherborn Inn, 33 North Main St., Sherborn
508/655-9521
www.sherborninn.com
11:30 AM – 2 PM
$20, includes lunch
Program for seniors


Jazz Week @  the Boston Public Library
Weekday and evening seminars and performances for audiences of all ages, presented by JazzBoston

"Band in Boston: Traditions and Continuities" Amanda Carr, vocalist and founder of the American Big Band Preservation Society, Kenny Hadley, bandleader, and others explore the foundations of the Boston big band tradition and its vitality today. 
12:30 PM
Central Library, Johnson Building, 700 Boylston Street, Boston
Rabb Lecture Hall
Free

Miles Music: From "Birth" to "Blue" (jazz ensemble music and conversation)
A300 lounge (3rd floor A building), Bunker Hill Community College, 250 Rutherford Ave., Charlestown
617/228-2221
5 – 6 PM
Free
All ages

Todne Texeira

Les Zygomates Wine Bar and Bistro, 129 South St., Boston
617/542-5108
www.winebar.com
6 PM – 10 PM

Daniel Bennett Group
Liberty Hotel
215 Charles St.
Boston
(617) 224-4001
http://www.libertyhotel.com
6:30pm
Free

Pierce Series:  John Lockwood Ensemble (Lockwood's original compositions)  7 PM
Jorrit Dijkstra Ensemble
(standards and original compositions)  8 PM
Rakalam Bob Moses Ensemble
(original free compositions)  9 PM
New England Conservatory of Music, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph St., Boston
617/585-1100
www.necmusic.edu
Free
All ages

La Femme Women Music Production  7 - 9 PM
Elevation Theory Funk Band  9 PM – 1:30 AM

Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com
 
The New New Orleans Jazz Band (traditional jazz, pop, swing)
Tony Pilla's Restaurant, Holiday Inn, 15 Middlesex Canal Park, Woburn
781/897-4000
www.tonypillas.com
7 – 9:30 PM
No cover
 
Phil McGowan Trio – Downtown Newburyport!
River Merrimac Bar & Grille, 50 Water St., Newburyport
978/463-4040,
www.rivermerrimacbarandgrille.com
7 – 10 PM
No cover
 
Jazz Week East
The Nick Grondin Jazz Band  7:30 PM
Zumix Guitar Jazz Group  7 PM opener
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
Donations
All ages
 
Lowell's Jazz and Blues Jam Session
Blue Taleh, 15 Kearney Sq., Lowell
978/453-1112
www.bluetalehlowell.com
7:30 – 11 PM
 
Jazz on the Big Screen
Jazz On Film at the Regent Presents "Jazz on a Summer’s Day" (screening followed by Q&A with jazz scholars & enthusiasts) A celluloid time capsule of the legendary 1958 Newport Jazz Festival
Regent Theatre
7 Medford Street (off Mass. Ave.)
Arlington
781/646-4849
www.RegentTheatre.com
7:30 PM
$7 in advance, $10 day of ($5 for Regent Theatre and JazzBoston members)
 

Gilad Barkan Band (world jazz)
Regattabar, The Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St., Cambridge
617/395-7757
regattabarjazz.com
7:30 PM
$12
All ages

The Hot Club of Detroit (gypsy jazz ensemble)
Scullers Jazz Club (in the Doubletree Guest Suites Boston), 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston
Reservations required: 617/562-4111
www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM
$20
All ages

Chuck Anastasiou (solo guitar)
Outpost 186, 186-1/2 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617/876-0860
www.zeitgeist-outpost.org
8 PM
$10 or B/O
All ages
 
Adam Birnbaum (solo piano, improvisations on jazz standards and original compositions)
Boston College, Gasson Hall, Chestnut Hill, MA
8 PM
Free

Patrice Monahan and Annie Royer (French jazz)
Masona Grill, 4 Corey St., West Roxbury
617/323-3331
8 – 10 PM
No cover

Jimmy Mazzy, Moishe Feldman & the Last Minute Men (traditional/Dixieland, straightahead, swing)
The Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord
978/369-9200
www.concordscolonialinn.com
8 - 11 PM
No cover
All ages

Florencia Gonzalez Big Band
The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston
617/423-0069
www.beehiveboston.com
8 PM – midnight
No cover
All ages

Berklee Rainbow Band: A Lifetime Celebration  (big band)
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
www.berkleebpc.com
8:15 PM
$10
All ages

April Hall
(American songbook vocals)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages
 
KGBG: Bob Kaufman/Bruce Gertz/Jerry Bergonzi/Phil Grenadier
Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
9 PM
$8 cover
All ages

Joe Weinberg
The Fireplace, 1634 Beacon St., Brookline
617-975-1900
9:30 PM


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Thursday, April 29


Jazz Week @  the Boston Public Library
Weekday and evening seminars and performances for audiences of all ages, presented by JazzBoston

"Ellington, Boston, and Beyond" Composer and jazz historian Gunther Schuller and Boston jazz historian Richard Vacca discuss Duke Ellington's connections with the Boston area and other aspects of his music and career. A celebration of the Duke on his 111th birthday! Moderated by Ellington expert Mark Harvey.
6 PM
Central Library, Johnson Building, 700 Boylston Street, Boston
Boston Room
Free

Nick Laudani  5:30 – 7 PM
Harry Fix  8 PM – midnight

Les Zygomates Wine Bar and Bistro, 129 South St., Boston
617/542-5108
www.winebar.com

Jazz Worship Service
Old South Church, 645 Boylston St., Boston
617/536-1970
www.oldsouth.org
5:45 PM
Free
Donations accepted

Jazz @ Your Neighborhood Library 
Afternoon and evening music, dance, film and art for audiences of all ages
"Rhythm in Sound and Motion" with Forbes Graham (trumpet) and Liz Roncka (contemporary dance)
Hyde Park Branch Library
35 Harvard Ave., Hyde Park
617/313-6557
www.artistsatlargeinc.org 
6-8 PM
Free


Acker Bressler Trio
The View, 357 W. Squantum St., Quincy
6 PM
617-770-2500
http://presidentsgc.com/golf/proto/presidentsgc/facilities/facilities.htm

Starchild/The Gwenn Vivian Quartet  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Blues Jam  8:15 – 11 PM

Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
$5 cover
All ages

Pierce Series:  Dominique Eade Ensemble
(vocal ensembles)  7, 8 and 9 PM
New England Conservatory of Music, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph St., Boston
617/585-1100
www.necmusic.edu
7 PM
Free
All ages
 
Jazz Jamm (traditional sit-in jam session)  7 - 9 PM
Latin Jazz  9 PM – 1:30 AM

Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com
 
Bert Seager/John Lockwood/Austin McMahon
Stone Soup Café, 141 High St. (Rt 133), Ipswich
978/356-4222
7 - 10 PM
No charge
All ages
 
The Joe McMahon Trio (straight ahead)
Redline, 59 JFK St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
617/491-9851
www.redlinecambridge.com
7 -10 PM
No cover
21+
 
The Boston Higashi School Big Band/Milton Academy Jazz groups (world, funky, straightahead)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/876-9330
www.rylesjazz.com
7 - 11 PM
$10 cover
All ages

Jazz on the Big Screen
Jazz On Film at the Regent Presents Two Takes on Miles (cool jazz meets jazz fusion)
"Miles Davis — Cool Jazz Sound" (25 min.) 1959 TV program with Miles Davis Quintet featuring John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, & Jimmy Cobb, & including the Gil Evans Orchestra
"Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue" (87 min.) Landmark 1970 Isle of Wight Festival performance with Jack DeJohnette,
Regent Theatre
7 Medford Street (off Mass. Ave.)
Arlington
781/646-4849
www.RegentTheatre.com
7:30 PM
$7 in advance, $10 day of ($5 for Regent Theatre and JazzBoston members)

 

Otis Grove (jazz, rock & funk)
Johnny D's, 17 Holland St., Somerville
617/776-2004
www.johnnyds.com
7:30 – 10 PM
$8
All ages, family friendly


Jazz Week East
Infrared Band with Eric Hofbauer
(original modern music – guitar, sax, drums)
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
7:30 PM
$10 donation
All ages

Ned Rothenberg & Sync (merger of jazz and Asian)
New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville
617/964-3424
www.newartcenter.org
7:30 PM
$20, $15 students

 

Magos Herrerra Quartet (Brazilian jazz vocal ensemble)
Scullers Jazz Club (in the Doubletree Guest Suites Boston), 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston
Reservations required: 617/562-4111
www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM
$20
All ages


Dave Fox 4 (adventures in sound)
Outpost 186, 186-1/2 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617/876-0860
www.zeitgeist-outpost.org
8 PM
$8 or B/O
All ages

Bjorn Wennas/Carmen Marsico Quintet  (jazz/world)
Vernissage, 1627 Beacon St., Brookline
617/566-3340
www.vernissagerestaurant.com
8 – 10 PM
$15, $12 students
All ages


Patrice Monahan and Annie Royer (French jazz)
Savino's Grill, 449 Common St., Belmont
617/484-3499
8 – 10 PM
No cover
 
"Danzon for My Father," Tufts Jazz Orchestra
Goddard Chapel, Tufts University, Medford
www.tufts.edu
8 PM
Free
 
Chord Scale Madness/The Urban Outreach Jazz Orchestra (big band)
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
www.berkleebpc.com
8:15 PM
$10
All ages
 
April Hall (American songbook vocals)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages

The Julie Lavender Trio
The Stork Club, 604 Columbus Ave., Boston
617/391-0256
www.storkclub.com
9 PM
No cover

Trio Mara
The Fireplace, 1634 Beacon St., Brookline
617-975-1900
9:30 PM
 
Adam Birnbaum (solo piano, improvisations on jazz standards and original compositions)
Lily Pad, Inman Square, 1352 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA
10 PM
$10 suggested donation
http://www.lily-pad.net/

Mark Zaleski Band
Alchemist Lounge
435-439 South Huntington Ave
Jamaica Plain
(617) 477-5741
http://www.alchemistlounge.com
10 PM
No cover

Jazz Bones with Jeff Galindo (post-bop)
The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston
617/423-0069
www.beehiveboston.com
10 PM – 2 AM
No cover
All ages

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Friday, April 30
 

Jazz Week @ the Boston Public Library
Weekday and evening seminars and performances for audiences of all ages, presented by JazzBoston

"Riffs & Raps — Jazz for the Very Young" 10:30 AM 
Master teachers/performers Arni Cheatham and Bill Lowe welcome children 8 and under to the sounds and fun of jazz. Everyone participates as the children join the musicians on stage and make music together.
Central Library, Johnson Building, 700 Boylston Street, Boston
Rabb Lecture Hall
Free

Jacob William 'Para' Quintet
With Forbes Graham, Jim Hobbs, Steve Lantner,Jacob William, Laurence Cook
As Part Of Worldwide Live Streaming And Webcast Of Exhibit "Through The Virtual Looking Glass International Metaverse Based Node For Artistic Diffusion"
Harbor Gallery, UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston
617-287.7988
http://www.umb.edu/harborgallery/
12 PM

Nick Laudani  5:30 – 7 PM
The Ronnie Ron Trio 

Les Zygomates Wine Bar and Bistro, 129 South St., Boston
617/542-5108
8:30 PM - 12:30 AM
www.winebar.com
 
Paul Broadnax/Peter Kontrimas/Les Harris
Stone Soup Café, 141 High St. (Rt 133), Ipswich
978/356-4222
www.boudreaujazz.com
6 - 9 PM
No charge
All ages
 
Akiko Aoki & JB Duo (voice and guitar)
Sushi Island Restaurant (Sushi & Jazz), 397 Main St., Wakefield Center
6:30-9:30 PM
www.sushiisland.us
781-224-3479
No cover charge/$10 meal/drink minimum

Terry Eaton's "Satin Swing" (piano standards and light jazz)
Scupper Jack's Restaurant and Bar, 3 Nagog Park, Route 2A, Acton
978/263-8327
www.scupperjacks.com
6:30 – 10:30 PM
No cover
All ages

Jazz on the Big Screen
Jazz On Film at the Regent Presents First Boston showing: Rarely Seen Videos from the Private Collection of Jazz Historian Hal Miller (introduction by Miller, providing historical context & related anecdotes)
"Boston in Jazz: A Long and Lustrous Tradition"  7 PM
"A Century of Jazz Greats"   9 PM
One presentation: $7 in advance, $10 day of; both presentations: $12 in advance, $17 day of ($2 discount for Regent Theatre and JazzBoston members)
Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street (off Mass. Ave.), Arlington
781/646-4849
www.RegentTheatre.com

Pablo Ablanedo Group (Argentinean Jazz)
The Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/395-1393
www.lily-pad.net
7 PM
$10 cover
All ages

The Valerie Stephens Group (jazz funk n blues – musicians bring your ax)
Slade's Bar and Grill, 958 Tremont St., Roxbury Crossing
617/442-4600
www.sladesbar.com
7 – 11 PM
No cover
 
Jazz Jamm (traditional sit-in jam session)  7 -9 PM
Jason Palmer Quintet 9 PM – 1:30 AM

Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com

Joe Raia and Students of Wellesley College  7 – 8:30 PM
Joe Raia and Faculty of Wellesley College  9:30 to midnight

Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
$12 cover at door, $10 on line
All ages

India Jazz Suites: Kathak Meets Tap (Indian classical, jazz, tap dance)
The Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave. Boston
7:30 PM
$40  Special 20% Jazz Week Discount available for purchases before April 28 at 4 PM.
For details, tickets and info call World Music/CRASHArts, 617/876-4275 www.WorldMusic.org

Kenny Werner Trio (jazz piano)
The Regattabar, Charles hotel, 1 Bennett St., Cambridge
617/395-7757
www.regattabarjazz.com
7:30 PM ($25) and 10 PM ($22)
All ages

Wellesley BlueJazz

Wellesley College, Jewett Auditorium, Jewett Art Center, 106 Central St., Wellesley
781/283-2028
www.wellesley.edu/Music/home.html
7:30 PM
Free
All ages

Los Americas with tap dancer, Max Pollock (Afro-Cuban band)  
Wayland High School Auditorium, 264 Old Connecticut Path, Wayland
508-358-2311 
7:30 PM 
Free 
All ages

Melba Moore & Phil Perry (contemporary R&B vocal ensemble)
Scullers Jazz Club In the Doubletree Guest Suites Boston), 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston
Reservations required: 617/562-4111,
www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM and 10 PM
$35
All ages
 
Jon Damian Trio (original music)
Outpost 186, 186-1/2 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617/876-0860
www.zeitgeist-outpost.org
8 PM
$10 or B/O
All ages

Swing Café (swing, jazz, rockabilly concert and dance)
Amazing Things Art Center, 160 Hollis St., Framingham
508/405-2787
www.amazingthings.org
8 PM
$16 (students/seniors $15, members $13)
All ages

RapAtaPtaP and "All That" (world jazz and Flamenco-inspired tap dance)
Church of Our Savior, 25 Monmouth St., Brookline
www.patricemonahan.com
8 PM
$15/$12 seniors and students
All ages

Jazz Week East
Tony Vaughn
(smooth jazz)
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
8 PM
$10 donation
Adult
 
Bert Seager Trio (modern jazz piano)
Four Seasons Hotel, Bristol Lounge, 200 Boylston St., Boston
617/338-4400
www.fourseasons.com/boston
8 PM to midnight
No cover
 
Hannah Rose & Harvey Diamond Group (standards)
The Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord
978/369-9200
www.concordscolonialinn.com
8 PM
No cover
18+
April Hall (American songbook vocals)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages
Natraj (innovative world jazz ensemble)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/876-9330
www.rylesjazz.com
9 PM
$12
All ages

Manami Morita Trio
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant and Jazz Lounge, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
978/921-2233
www.chiantibeverly.com
9 PM – midnight
No cover
 
Leo Blanco World Jazz Quintet (Latin jazz)
The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston
617/423-0069
www.beehiveboston.com
10 PM – 2 AM
No cover
All ages


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Saturday, May 1
 

Jazz Brunch
The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston
617/423-0069
www.beehiveboston.com
10:30 AM – 3 PM
No cover
All ages
 
Sinatra Saturday Brunch (jazz duo)
Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress St., Boston
617/357-LUCK
www.luckyslounge.com
11 AM – 2 PM
No cover

Wake up the earth/Brothers of Heliopolis
(original compositions for 13 musicians)
Outdoor festival, Jamaica Plain, near Stonybrook Station
Noon to 1:30 PM
Free, open to all
Children and families encouraged

Jazz Week @ the Boston Public Library
Weekday and evening seminars and performances for audiences of all ages, presented by JazzBoston

"A Tribute to Charlie Banacos" The memory of legendary teacher/pianist Charlie Banacos is honored by his former students, including Bruce Gertz, coordinator of this event, Bill Pierce, George Garzone, Rebecca Cline, Bruce Bartlett, Jeri DiMarco Bergonzi, John Ramsay, and Charlie's former bandmates Nick Goumas and Jack Diefendorf.
2 PM
Central Library, Johnson Building, 700 Boylston Street, Boston
Rabb Lecture Hall
Free

John, June & Christina Baboian w/ special guest Artie Barsamian
The Armenian Nursing Home
Jamaica Plain
2 PM

Jazz @ Your Neighborhood Library 
Afternoon and evening music, dance, film and art for audiences of all ages
"Found Inspiration by TCS" (piano improv to found film footage)
Hyde Park Branch Library
35 Harvard Ave., Hyde Park
617/313-6557
www.artistsatlargeinc.org 
2 PM
Free

Seacoast Stompers (traditional Dixieland, swing)
Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
2 – 5 PM
$12 at door, $10 on line
All ages
Pablo Ablanedo Group (Argentinean Jazz)
The Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/395-1393
www.lily-pad.net
4 PM
$10 cover
All ages
Jazz Jamm (traditional sit-in jam session)  6 - 8 PM
Jason Palmer Quintet 9 PM – 1:30 AM
Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com
 
Kaoruko & JB Duo (voice and guitar)
Sushi Island Restaurant (Sushi & Jazz), 397 Main St., Wakefield Center
6:15-9:15 PM
www.sushiisland.us
781-224-3479
No cover charge/$10 meal/drink minimum

Sinatra Show (jazz trio)
Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress St., Boston
617/357-LUCK
www.luckyslounge.com
6:30 – 10:30 PM
No cover
21+

Terry Eaton's "Satin Swing"
(piano standards and light jazz)
Scupper Jack's Restaurant and Bar, 3 Nagog Park, Route 2A, Acton
978/263-8327
www.scupperjacks.com
6:30 – 10:30 PM
No cover
All ages

Alex Baboian Trio
Sugar Bowl Cafe, 857 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester
(617) 265-9000
7-10 PM
No cover
Jazz @ Your Neighborhood Library 
Afternoon and evening music, dance, film and art for audiences of all ages
The Makanda Project featuring Oliver Lake
Also, Salim Washington on his new book, "Clawing at the Limits of Cool," about Miles & ‘Trane 
Dudley Branch Library
65 Warren St.
Roxbury
617/442-6186 
7-10:30 PM
Free


Obbini Tumbao (Afro-Cuban jazz)
The Regattabar, Charles hotel, 1 Bennett St., Cambridge
617/395-7757
www.regattabarjazz.com
7:30 PM and 10 PM
$18
All ages

Jazz Week East
Underwater Airport
(jazz band and video)
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
7:30 PM
$10 donation
All ages
 
Melba Moore & Phil Perry (contemporary R&B vocal ensemble)
Scullers Jazz Club (in the Doubletree Guest Suites Boston), 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston
Reservations required: 617/562-4111
www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM and 10 PM
$35
All ages

India Jazz Suites: Kathak Meets Tap (Indian classical, jazz, tap dance)
The Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave. Boston
8 PM
$40  Special 20% Jazz Week Discount available for purchases before April 28, 4 PM.  For details, tickets and info call World Music/CRASHArts, 617/876-4275
www.WorldMusic.org

Steve Lantner Quartet
Outpost 186, 186-1/2 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617/876-0860
www.zeitgeist-outpost.org
8 PM
$10 or B/O
All ages

Leonard/Raberg/Tronzo Trio (improv, composition, electronics)
GASP Gallery, 362 Boylston St., Brookline
617/418-4308
www.g-a-s-p.net
8 PM  (preceded by a discussion of computers and electronics in jazz at 7 PM)
$12 suggested donation, $6 students/seniors
All ages


The Yoko Miwa Trio
Les Zygomates, 129 South St. (near South Station), Boston
617/542-5108
8 PM – midnight
No cover
All ages
 
The Jazz Navigators (jazz fusion)
Gulu-Gulu Café, 247 Essex St., Salem
978/740-8882
www.gulu-gulu.com
8 PM
No cover
All ages
 
Joe Barbato Trio
Four Seasons Hotel, Bristol Lounge, 200 Boylston St., Boston
617/338-4400
www.fourseasons.com/boston
8 PM to midnight
No cover

Allspice Swing featuring Tad Hitchcock& Valerie Walton (swing and bebop)
The Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord
978/369-9200,
www.concordscolonialinn.com
8 PM
No cover
18+
April Hall (American songbook vocals)
Top of the Hub Lounge, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Boston
617/437-6984
www.topofthehub.net/jazz.php
8:30 PM
$24 minimum per person for table service
All ages

Brothers of Heliopolis (original compositions for 13 musicians)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/876-9330
www.rylesjazz.com
9 PM – 1 AM
$10
All ages

Mark Retallack Trio

Chianti Tuscan Restaurant and Jazz Lounge, 285 Cabot St., Beverly,
978/921-2233
www.chiantibeverly.com
9 PM – midnight
No cover

 


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Sunday, May 2
 

The Patricia Adams Quartet (standards)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/876-9330
www.rylesjazz.com
9 AM – 3 PM
Brunch, no cover, all ages
 


Jazz Brunch
The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston
617/423-0069
www.beehiveboston.com
10:30 AM – 3 PM
No cover
All ages
 
Dan Greenspan Duo (jazz brunch)
Four Seasons Hotel, Bristol Lounge, 200 Boylston St., Boston
617/338-4400
www.fourseasons.com/boston
11 AM – 2 PM
No cover
 
Cafe Flueri Jazz Brunch with The Robert Rivera Trio
every Sunday from 9/13/2009 to 6/28/2010 (11:00 AM to 3:00 PM)
Langham Hotel,Post Office Sq.,Boston
11 AM-3 PM
617.451.1900
http://boston.langhamhotels.com/en/restaurants/sunday_jazz_brunch.htm

Sinatra Sunday Brunch (jazz duo)
Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress St., Boston
617/357-LUCK
www.luckyslounge.com
11 AM – 2 PM
No cover

Jazz Brunch

Bullfinch's Restaurant, 730 Boston Post Rd., Sudbury
978/443-4094
www.bullfinchs.com
11 AM – 2 PM
No charge

Jazz Week East
Jazz Brunch
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/569-7287
www.scupsintheharbour.com
Starts at 3 PM
$10 donation
All ages

"Burritos and Bop": The Just Jazz Trio
(jazz brunch)
Olé Mexican Grille, 11 Springfield St., Cambridge
617/492-4495
www.OleGrill.com
12 – 2:30 PM
 
Jem Jazz Trio (laid back jazz)
Tryst Restaurant, 689 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington
781/641-2227
www.trystrestaurant.com
12 – 3 PM
No cover
All ages
 
Tribute to Lennie Sogoloff and the Legendary Lennie's on the Turnpike
By the North Shore Jazz Project, featuring the Danny Harrington Quartet
Chianti Tuscan Grill, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
www.northshorejazzproject.org
1-2:30 PM & 3-4:30 PM
$17 in advance, $20 at the door
 
Jazz @ Your Neighborhood Library 
Afternoon and evening music, dance, film and art for audiences of all ages
Bert Seager Trio (original compositions, with explanations)
Newton Free Library
330 Homer St.
Newton
617/796-1410
www.newtonfreelibrary.net
2-3:30 PM
Free

Seacoast Stompers Traditional Jazz Band
Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Road (Rte. 2A/119), Acton
978-263-6161
http://www.actonjazzcafe.com
2-5 PM
$10 advance, $12 at the door

A-NO-NE Jazz (original jazz)
Café Luna, 403 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
617/576-3400
www.cafeluna-centralsquare.com
2:30 PM

India Jazz Suites: Kathak Meets Tap (Indian classical, jazz, tap dance)
The Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave. Boston
3 PM
$40
Special 20% Jazz Week Discount available for purchases before April 28, 4 PM.
For details, tickets and info call World Music/CRASHArts, 617/876-4275
www.WorldMusic.org
Jazz Tap Dance:  The Legacy Dancers, featuring teen tap phenom, Ryan Casey
Gallery at the Piano Factory, 791 Tremont St., Boston
857/233-2974
www.galleryatthepianofactory.org
4 PM
$10 suggested donation
All ages

Jazz @ Sally: D+B Jazz Quartet
Sally O'Brien's, 335 Somerville Ave., Somerville
617/666-3589
www.sallyobriensbar.com
4 – 7 PM
No cover
All ages
 
Jazz Jam with host Steve Burke
Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
4 - 7 PM
$5 cover
All ages
 
Barbara & Al Boudreau Quintet
Stone Soup Café, 141 High St. (Rt 133), Ipswich
978/356-4222
www.boudreaujazz.com
5- 8 PM
No charge
All ages

Gillypad: Notrio, with Nat Mugavero/Gill Aharon/Eric Hofbauer  6 PM
The Gill Aharon Trio  8 PM
David Maxwell  9:30 PM

The Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617/584-2218
www.lily-pad.net
All ages
 
Jazz Week East
Jazz Jam with Todd Brunnell and the Circadian Rhythm Kings
80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, 80 Border St., East Boston
617/510-7011
www.jazzweekeast.com
Begins at 2 PM, followed by Jazz Jam at 3 PM
Free
Refreshments
All ages


Whose Muddy Shoes
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant and Jazz Lounge, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
978/921-2233
www.chiantibeverly.com
6 – 9 PM
No cover

Michelle Willson (cool, straightahead, swing)
Glenn's Restaurant & Cool Bar, 44 Merrimac St.,, Newburyport
978/465-3811
www.glennsrestaurant.com
6 PM
No cover

Jazz Jamm (traditional sit-in jam session)  7 - 9 PM
Whitney (female vocalist) 9 PM – 1:30 AM

Wally's Cafe, 427 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
617/424-1408
www.wallyscafe.com
 
Al Vega Trio
Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress St., Boston
617/357-LUCK
www.luckyslounge.com
7 PM – midnight
Kurtis Rivers Quintet
VFW Ramsey Post, 54 Woodrow Ave., Dorchester
7:30 – 10 PM
Poetry Night/Jeff Robinson Trio
Lizard Lounge, 1667 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
617/547-0759
www.lizardloungeclub.com
7:30 PM
$5
21+
Kotaro Shimazaki/Sari Nakamura Group
Sugar Bowl Cafe, 857 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester
(617) 265-9000
7-10 PM
No cover

Jazz Jam with John Funkhouser, Aubrey Johnson and the Allective Collective
Acton Jazz Cafe, 452 Great Rd., Acton
978/263-6161
www.actonjazzcafe.com
7:30 PM – midnight
$5 cover
All ages

Jazz Tuber Trio with the Zamir chorale
(traditional, Dixieland jazz/pop)
Temple Shir Tikva, 141 Boston Post Rd., Wayland
508/358-9992
www.shirtikva.org
7:30 PM
All ages, families welcome
 

New Language Collaborative (new improvised music)
Featuring Stephen Haynes, Eric Zinman, Glynis Loman, Syd Smart
Outpost 186, 186-1/2 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617/876-0860
www.zeitgeist-outpost.org
8 PM
$10 or B/O
All ages


Peter Smith Trio
(American songbook)
88Wharf Restaurant, 88 Wharf St., Milton
857/598-4826
www.88wharf.com
8 – 10 PM
No admission fee
All ages
 
Nick Grondin Group (original jazz)
Alchemist Lounge, 435 South Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain
617/477-5741
www.alchemistlounge.com
10 PM – midnight
No cover


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