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Jazz at Princeton University Announces Broad and Dynamic 2017-2018 Season October 14, 2017 – May 12, 2018

Guest artists include pianist Gerald Clayton and his trio, vocalist Theo Bleckmann, saxophonist Archie Shepp with Amina Claudine Myers, and pianist Danilo Perez Faculty leading groups include Darcy James Argue, Jazz at Princeton head  Rudresh Mahanthappa, Trineice Robinson-Martin and Jay Clayton Jazz at Princeton University, helmed by acclaimed saxophonist/composer Rudresh …

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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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