Stories about "jazz"
Conducting to a Unique Beat

Friday, 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.

Jazz saxophonist come to Bates stage

Wednesday, 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.

Performances at Bates resume with dancer-vocalist Janis Brenner

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:23 pm

Dance and song come together in two upcoming performances at Bates’ Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The remarkable dancer-choreographer-singer Janis Brenner offers a solo performance and the 2008-09 Bates College Concert Series continues with a performance by the tango troupe called Pablo Aslan's Avantango.

Portland String Quartet, jazzman Steve Grover in Bates College concerts

Friday, February 13, 2004 4:10 pm

In two concerts over one weekend, Maine's best-known string quartet and one of the state's top jazz musicians offer concerts in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Jazz pianist, Grammy Award-winning cellist to perform

Tuesday, January 27, 2004 4:14 pm

Joined by renowned jazz pianist Tim Ray, Grammy Award-winning cellist Eugene Friesen comes to Bates College for a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Hargrove-Verve
Jazz trumpeter Hargrove, classical Chinese music close concert series

Wednesday, December 17, 2003 4:15 pm

The Bates College Concert Series concludes in January 2004 with jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove on the 17th and Chinese musicians Tian Qing and Zhang Shan on the 24th.

Jazz pianist Tom Snow brings bandmates to perform

Tuesday, February 25, 2003 3:12 pm

One of Maine's busiest and most versatile pianists, Tom Snow brings two bandmates to perform in an evening of jazz. The event starts at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Jazz trumpeter Okoshi to perform

Thursday, September 19, 2002 8:58 am

Toru "Tiger" Okoshi, one of the region's top jazz trumpeters, brings his band to Maine for the second entry in the 2002-03 Bates College Concert Series, taking place at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Russell Street. Admission is $7/$5.

Concert series offers insiders' picks in jazz, classical

Monday, August 19, 2002 4:12 pm

Beginning with a performance by Jon Nakamatsu, the only American gold medalist in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition since 1981, the 2002-2003 Bates College Concert Series is a connoisseur's choice of jazz and classical players. Nakamatsu's concert, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, opens a series that includes jazz trumpeter Tiger Okoshi, jazz guitarist Pat Martino and such classical artists as Maine pianists Frank Glazer and Yuri Funahashi, violinist Curtis Macomber and the renowned Brentano String Quartet.

Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series opens with Blue Sunday

Thursday, June 20, 2002 8:45 am

The Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series, a string of five concerts held in an intimate amphitheater at the edge of the college's Lake Andrews, opens Thursday, July 18, with the jazz ensemble Blue Sunday. The concerts are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6400.

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