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[Beantown Jazz Festival]

Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival

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September 18-26, 2009
Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival Schedule

Below is a list of selected CDs by performers playing at this years festival, you can also see a display of these items at the library.



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Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing: but not for me.
CD 3143  Check Availability
Image:Ajamal.jpg Ahmad Jamal performs on:
Friday, September 18, 2009, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 19, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 19, 2009, 10:00 p.m.
"Noted for his outstanding technical command and identifiable sound as a piano stylist, Jamal impresses fellow musicians and record buyers alike with his innovative, minimalist approach.":

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Dedication by Jazz Revelation Records (JRR)
CD 31265  Check Availability
Image:Dedication_cover_lo.jpg Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 8:00 p.m.
"Jazz Revelation Records (JRR) presents two artists Alex Wintz and Jordan Seigel from its latest release, Dedication. JRR is student-run, artist-driven record label created to present the top jazz composers and performers at Berklee College of Music. Gathered from all over the globe, JRR artists speak the language of jazz in a new way.":
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Braggtown by The Branford Marsalis Quartet.
CD 28865  Check Availability
Image:Cd28865.jpg The Brandford Marsalis Quartet will be performing:

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
"The "new" Branford Marsalis Quartet includes 18-year-old prodigy Justin Faulkner on drums, Eric Revis on bass, Joey Calderazzo on piano, and, of course, Branford Marsalis on saxophone.":

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Hearsay by David Sanborn
CD 10641  Check Availability
Image:Cd10641.jpg David Sanborn performs on:
Friday, September 25, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
"Renowned and revered the world over as one of the greatest saxophone players of all time, two-time Grammy winner David Sanborn is an artist whose music has inspired countless other musicians while creating a body of work that spans the genres of rock 'n' roll, r&b, pop, and jazz.":
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Portrait of Kevin Mahogany
CD 18456  Check Availability
Image:Cd18456.jpg Kevin Mahogany performs on:
Friday, September 25, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
"In 2003 and 2004, Mahogany, along with Kurt Elling, Jon Hendricks, and Mark Murphy, toured extensively as the Four Brothers. Mahogany now tours in various configurations and conducts jazz clinics around the world.":
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Flirting with twilight by Kurt Elling.
CD 19089  Check Availability
Image:Cd19089.jpg Kurt Elling performs on:
Friday, September 25, 2009, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 26, 2009, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 26, 2009, 10:00 p.m.
"[Elling will perform] "Dedicated To You"—Kurt Elling Sings Coltrane/Hartman, Featuring Joel Frahm and the Laurence Hobgood Trio. The original 1960s era recording captured lightning in a bottle when the two legends came together, and Elling has made it his mission to put his own mark on what was a seminal moment in jazz history.":
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Blue soul by Joe Louis Walker.
Annex CD 5970  Check Availability
Image:Cd5970.jpg Joe Louis Walker performs on:

Saturday, September 26, 2009, 2:00 p.m.
"Walker is a true blues virtuoso whose skills as a singer, guitarist, songwriter, and producer have earned him a dedicated legion of fans around the world. He's recorded with B.B. King, James Cotton, Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Steve Cropper, Ike Turner, and Branford Marsalis, among many others.":

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Cuban odyssey by Jane Bunnett
Cd 22956  Check Availability
Image:Cd22956.jpg‎ Jane Bunnett performs on:
Saturday, September 26, 2009, 3:10 p.m.
"Jane Bunnett, the Toronto soprano saxophonist, flutist, and bandleader, has built her career at the crossroads between Cuban music and jazz. Twice nominated for Grammy awards and a fixture of the nominations for Canada’s Juno awards, she has turned her bands into showcases for the finest musical talent from Canada, the United States, and Cuba.":
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Fly to forever by Donna McElroy
CD 29698  Check Availability
Image:Cd29698.jpg‎ Donna McElroy performs:
Saturday, September 26, 2009, 12:50 p.m.
"Listen to the soulful voice of the Donna McElroy Quartet together with Berklee faculty George Russell on piano, John Lockwood on bass and Yoron Israel on drums.":
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Chase the Fire by Wayne Naus and Heart & Fire
CD 11147  Check Availability
Image:Cd11147.jpg Berklee Tower of Power Ensemble with Wayne Naus, Special Guest Little Joe Cook perform on:
Saturday, September 26, 2009, 4:30 p.m.

Wayne Naus is the leader of Heart & Fire Latin jazz octet (with whom he recorded Chase the Fire) and Berklee faculty group Moksha. He is a touring member for the Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, and Lionel Hampton bands.:

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