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New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present 100+ Performances and Events for 150th Season

2017-2018 Season highlights include: • World premieres of new works by Darcy James Argue and Anthony Coleman • Monk’s Dream: Thelonious Monk at 100 with T.S. Monk • Manteca: Dizzy Gillespie and the Birth of Latin Jazz celebrating Gillespie’s centennial • Residency featuring Matana Roberts • Music of Jerry Bergonzi …

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Spotlight: Jimmy Heath

Jimmy Heath has long been recognized as a brilliant instrumentalist and a magnificent composer and arranger.  Jimmy is the middle brother of the legendary Heath Brothers (Percy Heath/bass and Tootie Heath/drums), and is the father of Mtume.   He has performed with nearly all the jazz greats of the last 50 …

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Tenor Saxophonist Lawrence Clark Releases debut album called “Forward Motion”

Earlier this month, New York-based tenor saxophonist Lawrence Clark independently released his debut album entitled Forward Motion. The recording highlights Clark’s original compositions which are brought to life through a dynamic group featuring Lawrence Clark (tenor sax); Josh Evans (trumpet); Kush Abadey (drums); Rahsaan Carter (bass); and David Bryant (piano). …

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GLOBAL JAM 4 PEACE – National Sylvan Theatre Stage at the Washington Monument — AND ANYWHERE AROUND THE WORLD!

www.globaljamforpeace.com  |  www.makemusicday.org/dc ABOUT THE GLOBAL JAM 4 PEACE Music is the oldest language, and it’s universal. Studies have revealed humans communicated with pitches and songs prior to developing the verbal languages. The oldest artifact, a flute made from vulture-bone, predates cave drawings. The pitches produced are similar to the …

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