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Some must-see acts at this weekend’s Newport Jazz Festival

To kick off the 2011 edition of the NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL , MICHAEL FEINSTEIN harks to the Voice's classic 1958 date, essaying a handful of Tin Pan Alley chestnuts in his own bravura-flecked style.
Horns of plenty
By JIM MACNIE  |  August 05, 2011

Avishai Cohen at the Olin Arts Center


Sometimes shows at liberal-arts colleges are the best way to catch semi-famous artists. The ones either too big for a club or too fringy for...
By webteam  |  October 13, 2010
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More than guitar

"I like using songs to change the environment — to get the listener's ear to be a little skewed."
Julian Lage's talent isn't just in his fingers
By JON GARELICK  |  September 11, 2009
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Nights out

Five shows in eight days (not counting an early-music side trip with Jordi Savall’s Hespèrion XXI at Sanders Theatre), so let’s get cracking.
Björkestra, Jarrett, Kelly, and the Cohens
By JON GARELICK  |  November 03, 2008
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Autumn leaves

One of the great harbingers of fall jazz for the past seven years has been the Beantown Jazz Festival.
A cornucopia of jazz
By JON GARELICK  |  September 08, 2008
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Avishai Cohen

Here’s hoping for a live tour.
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By JON GARELICK  |  July 23, 2007


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Pretty and slow

It’s difficult to say what we gained by seeing Keren Ann live at the Somerville Theatre last Saturday night as opposed to listening to her on record.
Keren Ann, Somerville Theatre, June 2, 2007
By JON GARELICK  |  June 04, 2007