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Jazz at the Fort | August 4

This Sunday, August 4, from 5 to 7pm the annual Jazz at the Fort event will take place at Marcella Park in Roxbury. This is a free event that features Diane Richardson, assistant chair and jazz vocalist in the Berklee Voice Department. Also, don't miss the live painter Percy Davis who will create a painting inspired by live jazz music. In addition, a group of ArtROX vendors selling jewelry, mixed media arts and etched glass will be on site to appeal to your wants.

Jazz Fest with a Taste of the Caribbean @ Strand Theater | July 26

The Boston Foundation is partnering with the Berklee College of Music Office of Community Affairs and Campus Engagement to help revitalize arts and ethnic culture in Dorchester’s Uphams Corner.

Among the activities produced by Berklee will be a concert of jazz and Caribbean music on Friday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Strand Theater, located at 543 Columbia Road in Dorchester. The concert is free.  >> Read More

Jazz Boston! @ Uphams Corner | April 18

 

April is National Poetry Month! On April 18 at 6:30pm, JazzBoston! will combine poetry and jazz at the Uphams Corner Branch Library. Please join the Uphams Corner Branch in listening to New England Conservatory students read jazz-influenced poems selected by U.S. Poet Laureate, Robert Pinsky. Then watch the students perform the music that inspired them. Afterward, feel free to read one of Mr. Pinsky’s poems outloud in the library. For more info, visit www.jazzboston.org

Mass Ave. at Columbus: The Jazz Corner of Boston | March 21

Sabby Lewis at the Savoy Cafe, Charlie Parker at the Hi-Hat, Alan Dawson at Wally's Paradise...Jazz had no better home than the club's of Boston's South End! The South End Historical Society and the Boston Preservation Alliance present a fascinating musical journey as Richard Vacca, author of "The Boston Jazz Chronicles," joins us to talk about the South End's deep roots in the city's jazz history. The event will start at 6:30pm and take place at 532 Mass Ave. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is kindly requested. To register, please call the South End Historical Society at 617-536-4445 or email admin@southendhistoricalsociety.org.

Fulani Haynes and the Jazz Collaborative | Jan 3

The CoffeeHouse at Haley House Bakery Cafe if off to a wonderful start with Fulani Haynes and the Jazz Collaborative! The evening will start at 7:00pm with guest speaker Vickie Meredith and will continue from 8:00-10:00pm with live jazz. Arrive early for dinner, served anytime from 5:00pm on!

For more info: http://www.haleyhouse.org/calendar

High Notes of Jazz Roxbury | Sept. 29

Discover Roxbury presents a walking tour of Lower Roxbury's former jazz 

community during the 1950s. >> Read More

Jazz in the Square | August 18

Jazz in the Square

Come out and enjoy "Jazz in the Square" on the grounds of Second Church in Dorchester, corner of Washington and Talbot Ave, Codman Square at 5pm. Bring something to eat and invite your friends and family. All are welcome.

Discover Black History with Discover Roxbury!

To commemorate Black History Month, our friends at Discover Roxbury have some fun and informative events lined up. On February 11, Roxbury's Black History Trolley Tour will be taking off from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Take an informative trolley tour through three centuries of Boston's historic Black neighborhoods! Follow the progression of the Black churches of Boston, the importance of the arts, the struggles during the civil rights movement, and become more familiar with the movers, shakers, and strivers in Roxbury's Black history! The trolley departs at:

12:30 p.m. from Roxbury Heritage State Park / DCR, 183 Roxbury St., in Roxbury.
12:50 p.m. from Hotel 140, 140 Clarendon Street, Back Bay.

Tickets are $25! To reserve a space, please click here.

Holiday Jazz Night @ First Parish Church Dec. 9

Jazz on the Hill

On Friday, December 9, Bowdoin Geneva will have a jazz night fundraiser at First Parish Church in Dorchester, 10 Parish Street. The event is 7 to 11 PM. Tickets are $20. For more information, contact Sandra Kennedy at 617.436.9980 or by email. Partake in mouth-watering appetizers, dance to sweet jazz music by the jazz duo Morton and Herman, and Berklee College of Music Artist Marcella Camargo Silva!

Roxbury History Speaker Series: Jazz Roxbury Nov. 16

The Roxbury History Speaker Series is back, on Wednesday, November 16, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.! And, it has a question about Jazz: Did Lower Roxbury's 1950s jazz scene influence the early Civil Rights Movement, and vice versa? If so, how? Discover Roxbury's team has been researching and interviewing former residents, musicians, and club patrons since mid-summer to find the answers. So, History Speaker Series: Jazz Roxbury will be happening at Haley House Bakery and Cafe, 12 Dade Street in Roxbury. Dinner will be available to purchase at 5:00 p.m.

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