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Billy Hart’s ongoing education

Billy Hart still remembers his first drum "lesson."
By JON GARELICK  |  March 23, 2012

Dominique Eade at Scullers

"I'm discontented with homes that I've rented/so I have invented my own," sang Dominque Eade slowly, over a simple bass accompaniment.
All about transparency
By JON GARELICK  |  February 10, 2012

No connections

There's very little connecting these two shows except that both were jazz and both took place on the same night. So I won't try.
Assaf Kehati Quartet at the Regattabar, Hiromi at Scullers, February 5, 2010
By JON GARELICK  |  February 12, 2010

Teachers and students

Several of this fall's promising jazz performances are clustered around the week of October 18. That marks the 40th-anniversary celebration of the jazz-studies program at New England Conservatory, which, created by Gunther Schuller, established NEC as
NEC and Berklee set the jazz stage
By JON GARELICK  |  September 18, 2009

Year in Jazz: Playing for keeps

By JON GARELICK  |  December 22, 2008

Trane, Joyce Dee Dee, Sco, and more

The official kickoff to the season begins with the week of activities celebrating the 30th anniversary of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert.
A jam-packed season of jazz
By JON GARELICK  |  September 12, 2007


Birds of a feather

What continues to make the JVC Jazz Festival at Newport so vital these days isn’t just the variety but the depth of the variety.
The jazz flocks gather at Newport
By JON GARELICK  |  August 15, 2007