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Jazz Jam - w/ Host Daryl Lowery, sax & Berklee College of Music Faculty
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Presented at:
Amazing Things Arts Center

Ticket Prices: $6 ($5 Mem)


or call 508-405-ARTS (2787) 




Sponsored by
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Performing Arts Center of MetroWest
Framingham, MA 


Daryl Lowery, saxophonist, was born and raised in the Metropolitan New York area were he was exposed to Jazz, Soul, Funk, R&B and fell in love with these and other African American art forms. Daryl came to Boston to study at New England Conservatory and has since recorded and/or performed with such notables as imortals Dizzy Gilespie and Jackie Byard, the eclectic Ran Blake and Boston's funk legend Ellis Hall. In addition to occasional tours during the past five years with Sony Music artist Al Kooper, he performs regularly with the Boston based Soul/R&B Urban Renewal Band, the Greg Hopkins 16 Piece Jazz Orchestra and Blues After Dark. Daryl has been a Berklee College of Music faculty member since 1987.

About the Jam:
The jam balances high level playing with a spirit of welcome and
community. Five host bands take turns making your visit to the jam a
rewarding and enjoyable experience. Each week a different group and each
week a different feel. Here you can hone your skills and trade lick's
with some of the finest players in the area. Whether you're a pro or a
student, you'll have a great time.

''Back in the days before jazz education moved into the conservatory,
kids who wanted to watch a jazz performance or sit in with the band had
to sneak into the smoke-filled bars where the musicians congregated. Now
the access to the material is much more immediate through the multiple
sources of media that are immediately accessible to us. Unfortunately
the jazz club environment that spawned and nurtured American jazz has
almost completely died out and young musicians have virtually no outlet
for performance in front of a live, non-academic audience. We have
created just such an environment minus the booze and cigarette smoke, on
Tuesday nights where a high level group of professional jazz musicians
comes in and performs a set and then opens things up for people to sit
in.'' Jamie Stewardson director of Jazz Rivers Music School Weston MA

Our Jam Leaders
1st Tuesdays Daryl Lowery w/ Berklee College Faculty
2nd Tuesdays Ted Knowlton
3rd Tuesdays Jesse Combs
4th Tuesdays Jamie Stewardson and the Rivers School Faculty
5th Tuesdays Kaoruko

Occasional Leaders
Jason Yeager (piano); Dan Fox (Trombone) ; David Eure (Violin); Joe Raia (tenor sax)
     
Amazing Things Arts Center is the place to find the best in music - from jazz to classical, visual arts - from sculpture to paint and theater - from comedy to musicals. Serving metrowest including Ashland Dover Framingham Holliston Hopkinton Lincoln Marlborough Natick Sherborn Southborough Sudbury Wayland Wellesley Westborough and beyond!