¡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
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
Presented by: Learning From Performers Admission: Free (tickets or RSVPs not required); seating first-come, first served, subject to venue capacity Related event: Nov. 5, 8 PM: Celebrating Women in Jazz: Dena DeRose in Concert with the Harvard Jazz Bands
Dena DeRose, “the most creative and compelling singer-pianist since Shirley Horn” (Joel Siegel, Washington City Paper), will be in residence at Harvard University October 30-November 5, 2016, sponsored by the Office for the Arts at Harvard’s Learning From Performers program and Harvard Jazz Bands (Yosvany Terry and Mark Olson, conductors). Read more about A Conversation with singer-pianist DENA DEROSE
Presented by:Learning From Performers Admission: Admission free (tickets/RSVPs not required); seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity.
According to Wynton Marsalis, “Ignacio Berroa plays with intelligence, taste, fire, and soul. His playing combines the finest aspects of Afro-Cuban and American styles of drumming.” The Cuban-born drummer will discuss his career and creative process, and perform with his trio mates, bassist Greg Ryan and pianist Alain Mallet.
Power: Accountability and Abuse: The Pulitzer Centennial, Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence in Journalism and the Arts
Presented by: Nieman Foundation at Harvard Tickets: Free ticket distribution begins at 12 noon Wed., Sept. 7 in person at Farkas Hall and for a fee by phone and online. Limit of 2 tickets per person per event/session. Will Call pickup for general public advance orders at Farkas Hall through 5pm on Sat. Sept. 10. Otherwise, tickets will be available for pickup at the Sanders Theatre box office after 5 pm on Saturday and all day Sunday, Sept. 11. Individual tickets must be obtained for each of the five sessions that will take place. How to get tickets:The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222 More information and schedule of events> Read more about The Pulitzer Centennial: Opening Night: Wynton Marsalis