Jazz

2018 Apr 13

Ashé Mama Afrika: Angélique Kidjo

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy St

A concert featuring Angélique Kidjo, the 2018 Harvard University Jazz Master in Residence, with the Harvard Jazz Bands. Yosvany Terry and Mark Olson, conductors.

Presented by: Office for the Arts and the Harvard Jazz Bands
Tickets: See Additional Information
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Angélique Kidjo, the three time Grammy Award...

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2017 Nov 08

A conversation and clinic with Jeff “Tain” Watts, moderated by Bill Zildjian

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Leverett House Library Theater, 11 Mill St. (between Plympton & DeWolfe Streets)

drummer, composer and Grammy Award-winner Jeff “Tain” WattsA conversation and clinic with drummer, composer and Grammy Award-winner Jeff “Tain” Watts, moderated by Bill Zildjian, with live music provided by Harvard student jazz musicians.

Presented by: Learning from Performers... Read more about A conversation and clinic with Jeff “Tain” Watts, moderated by Bill Zildjian

2017 Nov 11

Harvard Jazz Bands featuring Guest Artist, Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums

8:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall, 17 Kirkland St.

The Harvard Jazz Bands in concert featuring Guest Artist, Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums. Learn more about Watts' life and career: read Create your world by Truelian Lee '21 on the Harvard Arts Blog.

Presented by: Harvard Jazz Bands
Tickets: Full Price: $10.00; Students, Seniors (65+), Harvard ID: $5.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222...

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2017 Apr 30

ARTS FIRST: Jazz on the Plaza

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

The Plaza Tent

Yosvany Terry¡Festejemos jazz! April 30 is International Jazz Day—join us for this free concert featuring Grammy Award-nominated saxophonist/composer Yosvany Terry, Harvard’s Director of Jazz Ensembles, Senior Lecturer on Music and ”a leader among the current generation of Afro-Carribean jazz musicians in the United States” according to The New York Times. ... Read more about ARTS FIRST: Jazz on the Plaza

2017 Apr 08

Women in Jazz: Celebrating Cassandra Wilson

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Presented by: Office for the Arts and the Harvard Jazz Bands
Tickets: Full Price: $15.00; Students & Seniors (65+): $8.00; Outings & Innings: $10 with Harvard ID.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

A concert featuring Cassandra Wilson, the 2017 Harvard University Jazz Master in Residence, with the Harvard Jazz Bands. Yosvany Terry and Mark Olson, conductors.

Named the 2017 Jazz Master in Residence at Harvard University, Cassandra Wilson began...

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2017 Apr 05

vocalist/musician CASSANDRA WILSON

4:00pm

Location: 

Leverett Old Library, McKinlock Hall, 11 Mill St. (between Plympton Street and DeWolfe Street)

Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi who incorporates blues, country and folk music into her work.Presented by: Learning From Performers
Admission: Free, tickets/RSVPs not required; seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity.
Venue: Leverett House Library Theatre
Watch the interview with Cassandra Wilson moderated by Eric Jackson, WGBH “Jazz 24/7”
Read the interview by Cherie Hu ’17 on the Harvard Arts Blog

“A singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack who has expanded the playing field” (Gary Giddins), Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi who incorporates blues, country and folk music into her work. Designated a Jazz Master in Residence at Harvard, she will discuss her career and creative process during a conversation moderated by Ingrid Monson, Quincy Jones Professor of African and African American Music. Wilson will also appear in concert with the Harvard Jazz Bands on Saturday, April 8 at 8 pm, Sanders Theatre; for tickets and other information, visit the Harvard Box Office website.... Read more about vocalist/musician CASSANDRA WILSON

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