Stories about "jazz"
Bates dancers, musicians, designers to offer Sun Ra tribute

Thursday, February 25, 2016 9:55 am

"We're pulling out all the stops," says visiting artist Frank Carlberg, for a March 21 Bates College event dedicated to jazz artist Sun Ra.

Where poems meet music, you’ll find visiting artist Frank Carlberg

Thursday, February 25, 2016 9:38 am

Frank Carlberg, a jazz pianist and visiting artist at Bates College this academic year, estimates that he has composed around 200 settings for poems.

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:18 am

The Museum of Art exhibition "Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts" expands with films, panels and lectures beginning with a talk by the founder of Columbia University's Center for Jazz Studies on Sept. 5.

Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, folksinger Sam Amidon kick off Olin Arts Alive

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 12:40 pm

Jason Marsalis, the vibraphone-playing member of New Orleans' first family of jazz, and Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon launch the 2013-14 Olin Arts Alive series at Bates.

French-Gypsy swing band, star jazz guitarist bound for Bates

Friday, May 3, 2013 10:25 am

The Olin Arts Center Concert Hall is the setting for two don't-miss jazz performances in May.

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BatesDowntown offers jazz and country performances this spring

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 3:59 pm

The Bates music series BatesDowntown continues this spring with jazz and country concerts by Maine musicians.

Olin Arts Center introduces 'Flash' concerts

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2:43 pm

The Olin Arts Center introduces the new "Flash" concerts. The first concert features a jazz quintet with Bates faculty members, the second features jazz guitarist Sean McGowan. All concerts are open to the public at no charge. For more information contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu

'Extraordinary' jazz singer Gretchen Parlato bound for Bates

Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:57 am

A fast-rising star called by one critic "the most original jazz singer in a generation," Gretchen Parlato performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Jazzman Avishai Cohen returns to Bates

Thursday, September 23, 2010 4:02 pm

Jazz composer, bassist and singer Avishai Cohen made a Bates debut in 2008 that concert hall manager Seth Warner calls "amazing." Now he returns for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Tickets are $12 and $6, and are available at www.batestickets.com.

Grammy-nominated jazz drummer brings quartet to Bates College

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 1:30 pm

-- The Jazz at the Olin Arts Center Series resumes with Grammy-nominated drummer Dafnis Prieto and his Si o Si Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall at Bates College.

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