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Friday, April 29

Yuki Shibata Quartet
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Kings Back Bay, 50 Dalton Street, Boston
(617) 266-2695
http://kingsbackbay.com
9 PM - 12 AM
21+
Free (No cover charge)
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Jazz
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
All ages
No cover
Free Friday Kickoff Concerts
Ecce Trio, led by Henrique Eisenmann (Brazilian jazz, Latin rhythms)
Prudential Center. South Garden, , Boston
12 - 1 PM
All ages
Free
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Free Friday Kickoff Concerts
Fausto Sierkowski's Unit (Improvised music)
Downtown Crossing, , Boston
12 - 1 PM
All ages
Free
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Free Friday Kickoff Concerts
Gypsy Jazz Duo (Gypsy jazz, folk, blue grass)
South Station - Main Train Terminal, Summer Street and Atlantic Ave., Boston
12 - 1 PM
All ages
Free
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Nick Laudani (Straightahead jazz)
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
5:30 - 7:30 PM
All ages
No cover
Saxophonist Pat Loomis and Friends (Blues to BeBop and Beyond)
Gallery at the Piano Factory, 791 Tremont Street, Boston
617-262-1988
http://www.galleryatthepianofactory.org
6-9 PM
All ages
$10 Requested Donation
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Akiko Aoki Trio (Straight Ahead Jazz Vocals)
Sushi Island, 397 Main St., Wakefield
781-224-3479
http://www.sushiisland.us/entertainment.htm
6:30-9:30 PM
All ages
Free
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Ellen O'Brien
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
7 - 11 PM
All ages
Free
The Love Experiment (Nu-Jazz)
Best Buy Newbury Street, 360 Newbury St, 3rd floor stage, Boston, MA
https://www.facebook.com/bestbuy.newburystreet
7 PM
All ages
Free
David Maxwell CD Release Party for "Conversations in Blue" ft. Bob Margolin
Regattabar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge
617 395-7757
http://www.regattabarjazz.com
7:30 & 10 PM
All ages
$20
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Wellesley BlueJazz
Jewett Auditorium, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley
(781) 283 2028
http://www.wellesley.edu/Music/home.html
7:30 PM
All ages
Free
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Donal Fox
Scullers Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston
617 562-4111
http://www.scullersjazz.com
8 & 10 PM
All ages
$25
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"Dancing With bOp!" BC bOp (jazz ensemble) and eight Boston College dance groups
Boston College Campus, O'Neil Library Plaza Main Tent, 140 Commonmwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill
617-552-3018
http://bands@bc.edu
8 PM
All ages
$10
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Boris Bop (Hard bop )
Gulu-Gulu Cafe, 247 Essex St, Salem
978-740-8882
http://www.gulu-gulu.com
8 PM
All ages
Free
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Circular Association
Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
(617) 395-1393
http://www.lily-pad.net/
8 PM
All ages
Cover $10
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JCA Orchestra will pay you to come! (new music for big band)
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Cambridge Family YMCA Theatre, 820 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
http://www.cambridgeymca.org/theatre_events.html
8 PM
All ages
$12, $8 for seniors & students
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Ron Poster Trio (Swing & Blues piano trio)
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
8:30 - 11:30PM
All ages
No cover
Amanda Carr and the Jazz Chicks
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Tosca, 14 North St., Hingham
781 740-0080
http://www.eatwellinc.com/tosca/tosca-index.html
9 PM
21+
Free
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The Marlene Jazz Ensemble (Vocal Jazz and Originals)
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ZUMIX, 260 Sumner Street, East Boston
(617) 568-9777
http://zumix.org
9 PM
All ages
$10 door or online
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Tim Mayer Group
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617 876-9330
http://www.rylesjazz.com
9 PM
All ages
$10
Mike Tucker
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
http://www.northshorejazzproject.org/events.html
9 PM - Midnight
18+
No cover
Henry Allen & the New Swingset at The Green Land Café (Swing, Jazz, Bossa Nova & more)
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Green Land Café, 87 Washington Street, Salem
(978) 744-7766
http://www.thegreenlandcafe.com
9-midnight
All ages
Free
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Saturday, April 30

Jazz
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
21+
No cover
The Outnumbered (New Jazz)
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Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
(617) 395-1393
http://www.lily-pad.net/
10 PM
All ages
$10
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Vanessa Collier
Best Buy Newbury Street, 360 Newbury St, 3rd floor stage, Boston, MA
https://www.facebook.com/bestbuy.newburystreet
3 PM
All ages
Free
Traditional sit-in jam session
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
6 PM - 8 PM
All ages
No cover
Kaoruko & John Baboian Duo (Jazz Standards Vocals)
Sushi Island, 397 Main St., Wakefield
781-224-3479
http://www.sushiisland.us/entertainment.htm
6:15-9:15 PM
All ages
Free
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Erin Daneele (Jazz vocal)
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
7 - 11 PM
All ages
Free
Nona Hendryx and Vernon Reid to Perform in Original Berklee Student Musical About B.B. King
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Mass Ave, Boston
617 747-2261
http://www.berkleebpc.com
7:30 PM
All ages
$10
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A night of Modern Jazz Featuring Brad Barrett and Laura Grill Duo, and Ben Paulding & Kelly Sciandra
ZUMIX, 260 Sumner Street, East Boston
(617) 568-9777
http://zumix.org
8 PM
All ages
Suggested Donation: $10
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An Ellington Celebration: From Standards to Sacred with the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra (Swing and beyond)
Emmanuel Church, Boston, 15 Newbury Street, Boston
617 452-3205
8 PM
All ages
$15 general admission
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Bright Moments~The music of Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Charles Mingus (Joyous Jazz)
Menino Art Center, 26 Central Avenue, Hyde Park
617-364-ARTS
http://www.hydeparkartassociation.com/hpac.html
8 PM
All ages
$8 donation
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Fourth Annual Herb Pomeroy Memorial Concert
Kresge Auditorium, MIT, MIT Campus, off of Mass Avenue, Cambridge
617/ 253-2906
8 PM
All ages
$5 at the door
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Yanvalou
Wellesley College, Newhouse Center for the Humanities, 106 Central Street, Wellesley
781-283-2077
http://www.wellesley.edu/Music/home.html
8 PM
All ages
Free
Yoko Miwa Trio
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
8-11:30 PM
All ages
No cover
Ritmo Masacote
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617 876-9330
http://www.rylesjazz.com
9 PM
All ages
$12
Mike Tucker
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
http://www.northshorejazzproject.org/events.html
9 PM - Midnight
18+
No cover
"I see jazz"
Boston Public Library, Hyde Park Branch, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park
617-361-2524
http://www.bpl.org
Check Library Hours
All ages
Free
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Sunday, May 1

Sunday City Brunch With The Robert Rivera Trio (Electric Jazz)
Langham Hotel, Post Office Sq., Boston
617.451.1900
http://boston.langhamhotels.com/en/restaurants/sunday_jazz_brunch.htm
11 AM-3 PM
All ages
Free
Gospel & Jazz Brunch
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
11 AM - 3 PM
All ages
Jazz Brunch w/ The Alex Baboian Trio (Mainstream & Contemporary Jazz)
Blue on Highland, 882 Highland Ave., Needham, MA
781-444-7001
http://www.blueonhighland.com
11:00AM-2:00 PM
All ages
Free
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Wally's Stepchildren 3
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
21+
No cover
Frank Drake & The Aristocrats (Old school jazz and Americana)
Plough & Stars, 912 Mass Ave, (Boston Center for the Arts, Cambridge
617-423-0069
http://www.ploughandstars.com
5 PM
21+
No cover
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Stephen Walton Trio (Acoustic Fusion)
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Kama Lounge & Tapas Bar, 39 Cottage Avenue, Quincy
(617) 773-3002
http://www.kama-lounge.com
9-11 PM
21+
Free
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Bert Seager Jazz Trio (Jazz piano trio)
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer Street, (617) 796-1360, Newton
http://www.newtonfreelibrary.net
2:00 PM
All ages
Free
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JazzSunday Benefit Concert for the Boston Children's Chorus Featuring The Kyle Miles Jazz Ensemble
Regattabar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge
617 395-7757
http://www.regattabarjazz.com
3 PM
All ages
$20
Kenny Hadley Big Band - Performs at 300th Anniversary of the UCC in Abington (Big Band Jazz)
United Church of Christ in Abington, 10 Bedford St. (route 18), Abington
3 PM
All ages
$15 for adults, $10 students
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Nona Hendryx and Vernon Reid to Perform in Original Berklee Student Musical About B.B. King
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Mass Ave, Boston
617 747-2261
http://www.berkleebpc.com
3 PM
All ages
$10
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Sunday Jazz
STONE SOUP CAFE, Central St., IPSWICH
978-356-4222
5 PM
All ages
Free
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Traditional sit-in jam session
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
6 - 8 PM
All ages
No cover
Lance Bryant Quintet (Hard Bop & Post Bop)
Chit Chat Lounge, 103 Washington Street, Haverhill
978) 374-9710
6 PM
18+
Free
Action Camp (Post-bop)
The Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617-395-1393
http://www.lily-pad.net
6:30 PM
All ages
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Monday, May 2

Blues
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
21+
No cover
"I see jazz"
Boston Public Library, Hyde Park Branch, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park
617-361-2524
http://www.bpl.org
Check Library Hours
All ages
Free
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The Fringe (Free jazz improvisations)
The Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617-395-1393
http://www.lily-pad.net
10:22 PM
All ages
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Jazz Swarm Series: Trumpet Swarm, Jerry Sabatini, leader (Large trumpet ensemble)
Massachusetts State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 1st floor food court atrium, Boston
12 PM - 1 PM
All ages
Free
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Pierce Series: John McNeil Ensemble (Bop, Post-Bop, Straighahead)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
6 PM
All ages
Free
Peirce Sewries: John McNeil Ensemble (Bop. Post-Bop, Straighahead)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
7 PM
All ages
Free
Berklee Global Jazz Insitute Concert Series
The Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
617-395-1393
http://www.lily-pad.net
7:30 PM
All ages
Eric in Two Evenings
For Eric, Evening I: All Star Jazz Jam (Tribute concert)
Scullers Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston
617 562-4111
http://www.scullersjazz.com
7:30 PM
All ages
$5 suggested donation
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Dave Bryant Septet
Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church, 1555 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA
8 PM
All ages
$10 or b/o
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Pierce Series: Frank Carlberg Vocal Ensemble (Post-Bop, Original composition)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
8 PM
All ages
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Tuesday, May 3

Wally's Stepchildren 1
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
21+
No cover
"I see jazz"
Boston Public Library, Hyde Park Branch, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park
617-361-2524
http://www.bpl.org
Check Library Hours
All ages
Free
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Jazz Swarm Series: Flute Swarm, Geni Skendo, leader (Large flute ensemble)
Massachusetts State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 1st floor atrium, Boston
12 PM - 1 PM
All ages
Free
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Ronnie Ron (Solo jazz piano)
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
5:30 - 9 PM
All ages
No cover
Jazz Week @ the Boston Public Library
"In My Mind," a film documentary featuring Jason Moran (Jazz documentary)
Boston Public Library Main Library, 700 Boylston St., Boston
617-536-5400
http://www.bpl.org/
6 PM
All ages
Free
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Pierce Series: Oscar Stagnaro Ensemble (Latin, Brazilian jazz)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
6 PM
All ages
Free
The Lance Houston Jazz Quartet
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The Seaport Hotel, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston
(617) 385-5049
http://www.seaportboston.com
6 PM
All ages
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Kim Mayo Band (Jazz/Soul)
Best Buy Newbury Street, 360 Newbury St, 3rd floor stage, Boston, MA
https://www.facebook.com/bestbuy.newburystreet
7 PM
All ages
Free
Monte Carlo Jazz Ensemble (Traditional, hot dance)
Sherborn Inn, 33 North Main St., Sherborn
(800) 552-9742
http://www.sherborninn.com/
7 PM
All ages
$10
Pierce Series: John Lockwood Ensemble (Straightahead, Post-Bop)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
7 PM
All ages
Free
John Baboian's student Guitar Artist Ensemble (Straight-Ahead Jazz)
Recital Hall 1W, 1140 Boylston St, Boston
7:00 PM
All ages
Free (Free)
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Lisa Hilton CD Release Show for "Underground"
Regattabar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge
617 395-7757
http://www.regattabarjazz.com
7:30 PM
All ages
$18
The Dave Newsam/Fred Haas Quartet
Jocko's Jazz at the Sahara Club, Sahara Restaurant & Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen
978-683-9200
http://www.jockosjazz.com
7:30-10:30 PM
All ages
$5.00 Cover
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CI Department Concert: Ellingtonia (Contemporary improv)
New England Conservatory, Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Ave., Boston
617-585-1100
http://newenglandconservatory.edu
8 PM
All ages
Free
John Payne Quartet and Saxophone Choir under the Direction of Duncan Martin
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617 876-9330
http://www.rylesjazz.com
8 PM
All ages
$10
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Peter Eldridge of New York Voices (Jazz vocal)
Scullers Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston
617 562-4111
http://www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM
All ages
$20
Pierce Series: Joe Morris Ensemble (Free jazz)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
8 PM
All ages
Free
Fats Hammond
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
http://www.northshorejazzproject.org/events.html
8:30 PM - Midnight
18+
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Wednesday, May 4

Wally's Stepchildren 2
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
21+
No cover
Marcello B Jazz
Imari-It Rains Fishes, 14 Thompson St, Winchester
781 721 2535
7 - 9:30 PM
All ages
Free
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"I see jazz"
Boston Public Library, Hyde Park Branch, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park
617-361-2524
http://www.bpl.org
Check Library Hours
All ages
Free
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Jazz Swarm Series: Saxophone Swarm, Ken Field, leader (Large saxophone ensemble)
Massachusetts State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 1st floor food court atrium, Boston
12 PM - 1 PM
All ages
Free
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Vintage Vocals (Vocal Jazz )
Recital Hall 1W, 1140 Boylston St, Boston
4 PM
All ages
Free
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"Nice n' Easy" (Jazz vocals and standards)
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
5:30 - 9 PM
All ages
No cover
Jazz Week @ the Boston Public Library
"On the Edge: Exploring the Creative Music Scene" (Conversation and performance)
Boston Public Library Main Library, 700 Boylston St., Boston
617-536-5400
http://www.bpl.org/
6 PM
All ages
Free
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Jazz French Mood
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Bullfinchs Restaurant, 730 Boston Post Road, Sudbury
978 443 4094
http://bullfinchs.com
6:30-9:30 PM
All ages
Free (Free admission)
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Daniel Bennett Group
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Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St, Boston, MA
(617) 224-4001
http://www.libertyhotel.com
6pm - 9pm
All ages
Free
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Ada Pasternak (Jazz vocal and violin)
BOND Restaurant & Lounge, 250 Franklin Street, Boston
617-956-8765
http://www.bondboston.com
7 - 10 PM
All ages
No cover
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Jazz Supper with Bill Banfield & Friends
Bella Luna Restaurant / Milky Way Lounge, 284 Armory Street, Jamaica Plain
617-524-3740
http://www.milkywayjp.com
7 PM
All ages
$3 suggested donation
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Jordan Maley Ensemble
Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston
617-266-1400
http://www.berklee.edu
7 PM
All ages
Free
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Michelle Cruz Live @Best Buy Jazz Week Boston Celebration
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Best Buy Newbury Street, 360 Newbury St, 3rd floor stage, Boston, MA
https://www.facebook.com/bestbuy.newburystreet
7 PM
All ages
Free
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Pierce Series: Jerry Leake Ensemble (West African Drumming)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
7 PM
All ages
Free
Laszlo Gardony Quartet: CD Release Concert for "Signature Time" (Sunnyside) (Modern Jazz)
Regattabar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge
617 395-7757
http://www.regattabarjazz.com
7:30 PM
All ages
$16
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Pierce Series: David Devoe Vocal Jazz Ensemble (Vocal jazz, A capella)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
8 PM
All ages
Free
Jazz Urbane Project
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
8 PM - 12 midnight
All ages
The Beloved Few
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
http://www.northshorejazzproject.org/events.html
8:30 PM - Midnight
18+
No cover
Pierce Series: Joe Morris Ensemble (Free jazz)
New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
9 PM
All ages
Free
WGBH "Amanda Carr Quintet Live on Air with Eric Jackson" (Jazz Vocals)
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WGBH Studios, One Guest Street, Boston
617-300-5400
http://www.WGBH.org
9:00pm
All ages
Free
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Kris Adams, Steve Kirby and Greg Holt (Jazz and Brazilian Jazz)
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The Fireplace Restaurant, 1634 Beacon Street Brookline, Brookline
617 975-1900
http://www.fireplacerest.com
9:30 PM
All ages
Free
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Thursday, May 5

"I see jazz"
Boston Public Library, Hyde Park Branch, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park
617-361-2524
http://www.bpl.org
Check Library Hours
All ages
Free
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Bert Seager Trio - Komboocha (Piano Jazz)
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Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
(617) 395-1393
http://www.lily-pad.net/
10 PM
All ages
$10 $5 with student ID
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Jazz Swarm Series: Percussion Swarm, Grant Smith, leader (Large percussion ensemble)
Massachusetts State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 1st floor food court atrium, Boston
12 PM - 1 PM
All ages
Free
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Eclectic Electrics (Contemporary Jazz Guitar)
Recital Hall 1W, 1140 Boylston St, Boston
4 PM
All ages
Free
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"Nick's Night" with Nick Laudani (Jazz/funk trio)
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
5:30 - 11:30 PM
All ages
No cover
Jazz Week @ the Boston Public Library
"North Shore Jazz, Then and Now" (Conversation and videos)
Boston Public Library Main Library, 700 Boylston St., Boston
617-536-5400
http://www.bpl.org/
6 PM
All ages
Free
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Mark Earley Sessions
Latitude 43, 25 Rogers Street, Gloucester
978 281 0223
6:30 - 9 PM
All ages
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The World Leaders (South African Jazz)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617 876-9330
http://www.rylesjazz.com
7 - 11 PM
All ages
$10
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Jazz at Masona Grill (Jazz and Brazilian Jazz)
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Masona Grill, 4 Corey St, West Roxbury
617-323-3331
http://www.masonagrill.net
7 PM
All ages
Free
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Jeremy Sauber
Best Buy Newbury Street, 360 Newbury St, 3rd floor stage, Boston, MA
https://www.facebook.com/bestbuy.newburystreet
7 PM
All ages
Free
Melissa Kassel & Tom Zicarelli Group
Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
(617) 395-1393
http://www.lily-pad.net/
7:30 PM
All ages
$12.00
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The Mahavishnu Project (jazz rock)
Regattabar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge
617 395-7757
http://www.regattabarjazz.com
7:30 PM
All ages
$18
Annette Philip Quintet (Jazz, World)
Vernissage Restaurant, 1627 Beacon Street, Brookline
617-566-3340
http://www.vernissagerestaurant.com
8 PM
All ages
$15 ($12 students)
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Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra (Jazz/World)
Scullers Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston
617 562-4111
http://www.scullersjazz.com
8 PM & 10 PM
All ages
$38
Manquito
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
8 PM - 12 midnight
All ages
Nick Grondin Group (Jazz)
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ZUMIX, 260 Sumner Street, East Boston
(617) 568-9777
http://zumix.org
8:30 PM
All ages
$10 Suggested Donation
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Friday, May 6

Jazz
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
21+
No Cover
"I see jazz"
Boston Public Library, Hyde Park Branch, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park
617-361-2524
http://www.bpl.org
Check Library Hours
All ages
Free
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Jazz Week @ the Boston Public Library
"Nat Pierce, Jaki Byard, and the Battle of the Bands" (Presentation)
Boston Public Library Main Library, 700 Boylston St., Boston
617-536-5400
http://www.bpl.org/
1 PM
All ages
Free
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Jazz Swarm Series: Trombone Swarm, Tom Plsek leader (Large trumpet ensemble)
Massachusetts State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 1st floor food court atrium, Boston
12 PM - 1 PM
All ages
Free
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Lim Yang
Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston
617-266-1400
http://www.berklee.edu
4 PM
All ages
Free
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Nick Laudani (Straightahead jazz)
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
5:30 - 7:30 PM
All ages
No cover
Debby Larkin-voice, Jack Senier-piano (Mainstream Jazz standards)
Sushi Island, 397 Main St., Wakefield
781-224-3479
http://www.sushiisland.us/entertainment.htm
6:30-9:30 PM
All ages
Free
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Nahum Corona (Jazz and Latin Drums)
Recital Hall 1W, 1140 Boylston St, Boston
7 PM
All ages
Free
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Eric in Two Evenings
For Eric, Evening II: His Favorite Jazz Videos (Rare videos of jazz greats)
Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington Center, Arlington
781-646-4849
http://www.regenttheatre.com
7:30 PM
All ages
$7 in advance, $10 day of show
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The Mood Swings (Swing )
Jazz in the Square, Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins hwy., Roslindale
617-327-4065
http://jazzinthesquare.net
7:30 PM
All ages
$10/$5 under 12
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The Old Rochester Regional Highschool Jazz Ensemble with David Mitton (Black Swan Trio) (Traditional Jazz & More)
The Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant St. (Corner of Pleasant St. and Main S, Marion
(508) 748-1266
http://www.marionartcenter.org
7:30 PM
All ages
Tickets are $15
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Valerie Stephens (Jazz Vocal)
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
8 PM - 12 midnight
All ages
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic
Democracy Center, 45 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
http://artwb.org
8-10pm
All ages
$10
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Wendee Glick (Jazz Standards & Pop Ballads)
Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Sq., Concord
(978) 369-9200
http://www.concordscolonialinn.com/
8-11 PM
All ages
Free (No cover charge/donations)
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Ron Poster Trio (Swing & blues piano trio)
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
8:30 - 11:30 PM
All ages
No cover
Leo Colon Trio
ZUMIX, 260 Sumner Street, East Boston
(617) 568-9777
http://zumix.org
8:30 PM
All ages
Suggested Donation: $10
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Dwight Richter
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
http://www.northshorejazzproject.org/events.html
9 PM - Midnight
18+
No cover
Henry Allen & the New Swingset at The Green Land Café (Swing, Jazz, Bossa Nova & more)
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Green Land Café, 87 Washington Street, Salem
(978) 744-7766
http://www.thegreenlandcafe.com
9-midnight
All ages
Free
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Made in the Shade (New Orleans Jazz and Swing)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617-876-9330
http://www.rylesjazz.com/
9:00 PM
All ages
$12
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Saturday, May 7

Made in the Shade CD Release
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Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington Center, Arlington
781-646-4849
http://www.regenttheatre.com
10:30 AM
All ages
$12 adults, $10 kids & seniors
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Maverick Swing presents Bria Skonberg (Swing)
ZUMIX, 260 Sumner Street, East Boston
(617) 568-9777
http://zumix.org
8 PM-12 AM
All ages
$15 at door
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Lynn Jolicoeur and The Pulse (Jazz/Pop/R&B)
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Tosca, 14 North St., Hingham
781 740-0080
http://www.eatwellinc.com/tosca/tosca-index.html
8:30 PM.-12:30 AM
All ages
Free
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Jazz
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
21+
No cover
"I see jazz"
Boston Public Library, Hyde Park Branch, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park
617-361-2524
http://www.bpl.org
Check Library Hours
All ages
Free
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D.R. Finch Music: Jazz Performance/Talk
Brighton Branch Public Library, 40 Academy Hill Road, Brighton
617-782-6032
http://www.bpl.org/branches/brighton.htm
12:30 PM
All ages
Free
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"Recorded LIVE in Hyde Park, MA"
Hyde Park Branch Library, 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park
617-361-2524
http://www.artistsatlargeinc.org
2 - 4 PM
All ages
Free
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Launch of the Thayer Street Outdoor Concert Series
Music by Your Neighborhood Saxophone Quartet (Eclectic improvisation)
Thayer Street, SoWa Arts District, 5s Public Relations & Special Events, 560 Harrison Avenue, Suite 408, Boston
617.426.1806
4 - 6 PM
All ages
Free
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Philip Russom Sings and Plays Johnny Mercer (Swinging Pop Songs)
Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
(617) 395-1393
http://www.lily-pad.net/
4 PM
All ages
Free (No Ticket or Cover Charge)
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Traditional sit-in jam session
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
6 - 8 PM
All ages
No cover
Divine Strings: A Benefit Concert for Bhopal (Jazz and Carnatic)
Fenway Center, Northeastern University, 77 St Stephens St,, Boston
http://neu.universitytickets.com
6 PM
All ages
$20, $30 and $50
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Muse Stew - Building Restoration Gala Benefit - First Parish UU Church - Dorchester (Jazz)
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First Parish Church - Dorchester, 10 Parish St., Meeting House Hill, Dorchester
617-436-0527
http://www.firstparishdorchester.org/events.shtml
6-11PM
All ages
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Joan Watson-Jones-Vocalist
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Boston Harbor Cruises, 1 Long Wharf, Boston
617-277-4321
http://www.bostonharborcruises.com
6-9 PM
All ages
Tickets call 617-227-4320
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Steve Fell and Clear Audience
Gallery at the Piano Factory, 791 Tremont Street, Boston
857-277-1151
http://www.galleryatthepianofactory.org/index.php?page=current
6-9 PM
All ages
$10 Requested Donation
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Akiko Aoki & Tony Wolff Duo (Mainstream Jazz standards)
Sushi Island, 397 Main St., Wakefield
781-224-3479
http://www.sushiisland.us/entertainment.htm
6:15-9:15 PM
All ages
Free
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Evelyn Rosenthal + Steve Kirby Brazilian Duo (Bossa nova, samba, jazz)
Sunset Cafe, 851 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
(617) 547 2938
http://thesunsetcafe.net
7 - 10:30 PM
All ages
Free (No cover)
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Erin Daneele (Jazz vocal)
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
7 - 11 PM
All ages
Rick Foster and the Third Shift Band and The Occasion Singers (Acapella vocal group)
The Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant St. (Corner of Pleasant St. and Main S, Marion
(508) 748-1266
http://www.marionartcenter.org
7:30 PM
All ages
All tickets $15.00
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Carmen Marsico Trio
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Bella Luna Restaurant / Milky Way Lounge, 284 Armory Street, Jamaica Plain
617-524-3740
http://www.milkywayjp.com
7:30-11:30 PM
Free
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Allspice Swing
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Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Sq., Concord
(978) 369-9200
http://www.concordscolonialinn.com/
8 PM
18+
Free
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Deborah Henson-Conant--Mother's Day Eve Concert
Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington Center, Arlington
781-646-4849
http://www.regenttheatre.com
8 PM
All ages
$15 students/seniors--$50 VIP
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Yoko Miwa Trio
Les Zygomates, 129 South St., Boston
617 542-5108
http://www.winebar.com
8-11:30 PM
All ages
No cover
"Paris by Night at the Moulin Rouge" with Annie Royer & Patrice Monahan (French Cabaret & Jazz night)
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Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617 876-9330
http://www.rylesjazz.com
8:30-11:30 PM
21+
$22
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Henley Douglas Jr. Group
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
http://www.northshorejazzproject.org/events.html
9 PM - Midnight
18+
No cover

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Sunday, May 8

Sunday City Brunch With The Robert Rivera Trio (Electric Jazz)
Langham Hotel, Post Office Sq., Boston
617.451.1900
http://boston.langhamhotels.com/en/restaurants/sunday_jazz_brunch.htm
11 AM-3 PM
All ages
Free
Jazz Brunch with Yoko Miwa (Contemporary jazz piano)
Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge
617 876-9330
http://www.rylesjazz.com
10 AM - 3 PM
All ages
No cover
Gospel & jazz brunch
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
11 AM - 3 PM
All ages
Jazz Brunch w/ The Alex Baboian Trio (Mainstream & Contemporary Jazz)
Blue on Highland, 882 Highland Ave., Needham, MA
781-444-7001
http://www.blueonhighland.com
11:00AM-2:00 PM
All ages
Free
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Wally's Stepchildren 3
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
9 PM - 2 AM
21+
No cover
Frank Drake & The Aristocrats (Old school jazz and Americana)
Plough & Stars, 912 Mass Ave, (Boston Center for the Arts, Cambridge
617-423-0069
http://www.ploughandstars.com
5 PM
21+
No cover
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Stephen Walton Trio (Acoustic Fusion)
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Kama Lounge & Tapas Bar, 39 Cottage Avenue, Quincy
(617) 773-3002
http://www.kama-lounge.com
9-11 PM
21+
Free
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Evelyn Rosenthal + Steve Kirby Brazilian Duo (Bossa nova, samba, jazz)
Sunset Cafe, 851 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
(617) 547 2938
http://thesunsetcafe.net
2 - 5:30 PM
All ages
Free (No cover)
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A Tribute to Benny Goodman and Peggy Lee (Big Band Tribute Show)
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Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington Center, Arlington
781-646-4849
http://www.regenttheatre.com
2 PM
All ages
Seating Prices vary
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Quartet of Happiness (Theatrical jazz)
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Boston Children's Museum, 308 Congress Street, Boston
617-426-6500
http://bostonkids.org
2-4 PM
All ages
Museum admission required
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Spring into Jazz (Jazz)
Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North St, Plymouth
508-746-7222
http://www.musicatthecenter.com
5 PM
All ages
tickets $22
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Whose Muddy Shoes
Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot St., Beverly
http://www.northshorejazzproject.org/events.html
6 - 9 PM
18+
No cover
Traditional sit-in jam session
Wally's Jazz Cafe, 427 Mass. Ave, Boston
617 424-1408
http://www.wallyscafe.com
6 - 8 PM
All ages
No cover
Paul Ahlstrand Quartet (Hard Bop)
Sally O'Brien's, 335 Somerville Ave., Somerville
617-666-3589
http://www.sallyobriensbar.com
8 PM
All ages
No cover
Ellen O'Brien (Jazz vocal)
Darryl's Corner Bar, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston
617-536-1100
http://www.darrylscornerbarboston.com/
8 PM - Midnight
All ages

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