Jazz

  • 2018 Apr 21

    Harvard Wind Ensemble and Sunday Jazz Band present "Weclome to Harvard"

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Lowell Lecture Hall, 17 Kirkland Street

    The Harvard Sunday Jazz Band and Harvard Wind Ensemble will present a special Visitas concert to welcome the class of 2022.

    The Sunday Jazz Band perform  Mongo Santamaria’s “Afro Blue,” Mario Bauza's “Zambia” and Kenny Dorham’s “Una Ma.” The Harvard Wind Ensemble will perform Vincent Persichetti’s “Divertimento” and Guy Woolfenden’s “Illyrian Dances.” The Wind Ensemble will also include works by Leroy Anderson and David Maslanka.

    Presented by: Harvard Wind Ensemble and Sunday Jazz Band
    Tickets: Admission is free....

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  • 2018 Apr 27

    Jazz on the Plaza with Harvard Jazz Bands, directed by Yosvany Terry With guest jazz guitarist David Gilmore

    7:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza Tent

    Gilmore
    Guitarist David Gilmore has performed and recorded with many of today’s most influential artists including Wayne Shorter, Steve Coleman, Christian McBride, Cassandra Wilson, Dave Douglas, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Randy Brecker, Lenny White, Stanley Clarke, Sam Rivers and many others. His latest release, Transitions (2017 Criss Cross Records) was one of Downbeat Magazine’s top CDs of 2017. He was also voted into the both the Critic’s Poll and Reader’s Poll of 2017.

    Gilmore’s playing has been compared to guitarists as diverse as George Benson and Jimi Hendrix. Gilmore has been the recipient of numerous grants, including two Chamber Music of America, New Jazz Works Composer Grants, and nominated for the prestigious Doris Duke Artist Award. Committed to an improvisational approach that reflects a global awareness, he conducts master classes around the world, and is a professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston.... Read more about Jazz on the Plaza with Harvard Jazz Bands, directed by Yosvany Terry With guest jazz guitarist David Gilmore