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.
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.
May 3, 2013 10:25 am
The Olin Arts Center Concert Hall is the setting for two don’t-miss jazz performances in May.
April 3, 2012 3:59 pm
The Bates music series BatesDowntown continues this spring with jazz and country concerts by Maine musicians.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
May 1, 2009 11:21 am
Thomas Snow conducts the Bates College Jazz Band. Pianist, bandleader and composer, Snow is one of New England’s most versatile and sought-after musicians.
October 22, 2008 9:51 pm
Known for his ability to play alto and tenor sax simultaneously, Coffin has shared the stage with such diverse and renowned acts as the Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Van Morrison, the Dixie Chicks, Umphrey’s McGee, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.