The 2013 jazz festival season in New England wraps up with events in Lowell, Newton, Boston, Falmouth, Pittsfield and Holyoke.
Boomtown Festival schedule corrected and updated. The 2013 jazz festival season is getting into high gear as we head into mid-July. Here are some additions to the summer schedule as well as further details about previously announced events.
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[Updated June 21] Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer. Beaches reopen, and the jazz festival season follows close on their heels. Indeed, the first major festival kicks off this Friday, before June has even begun.
The jazz world says goodbye to a much-loved pianist and to the documentarian of an iconic photo.
The idea of house concerts seems to be getting some legs. The “fabulous world headquarters loft of Accurate Records” again plays host, this time to the eclectic San Francisco band, Mercury Falls.
In the wake of the horrors of last week, Jazz Week 2013 comes as almost an act of defiance, an insistence that life will go on in all sectors of the Boston community.
Pianist Randy Weston and arranger Melba Liston will be honored in a celebratory concert at the New England Conservatory.
[UPDATE: Yes, the Aardvark concert is happening!] Aardvark Jazz Orchestra turns 40, Mango Blue makes a one-night return, Evan Ziporyn plays Don Byron’s new clarinet concerto, drummer Brian Blade arrives with his Fellowship band, and much, much more.
Miguel Zenón and Catherine Russell digging deep into the Great Puerto Rican and African-American Songbooks, celebrations of Jimi Hendrix, Quincy Jones, and the Third Stream, and an impressive series of CD releases highlight the shortest month of the year.