Named one of the top trumpeters to watch by Downbeat Magazine, Jason Palmer has performed on stage internationally with his many projects, and captivates loyal jazz audiences each week as house bandleader at Boston's legendary Wally's Cafe. In addition to a heavy performing schedule, [...]
At 87, David Amram, lauded composer for symphony, stage, and film; ethnomusicologist, Beat Generation collaborator and seasoned storyteller, is an elder statesman of American music and culture. Amram is as timeless as he intends for his art to be, and he’s excited about passing a few things on about music, the creative life, and legacy. We caught up with him following his visit to Cuba last month, where he returned after over 40 years to perform in the International Jazz Plaza Festival. Here are just a few of the nuggets of wisdom from our conversation.
Voice Department Faculty Paul Pampinella will lead the new contemporary vocal ensembles for teens and adults, Wednesday evenings beginning March 29. What vocal styles do you teach? Primarily contemporary styles: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Musical Theater. I also teach some guitar, piano, and bass guitar. [...]
Discover more about music history and culture at Indian Hill Music’s next Discovery Lecture on Tuesday, January 10, 7:00pm at 36 King Street, Littleton. Noted Berklee faculty member, Dr. Bill Banfield, will offer a lively presentation about the classical music of the [...]