AUG 25, 2017 / 7:30PM
“The Godfather of British Blues,” singer/pianist/ harmonica player/guitarist/songwriter John Mayall has directly influenced generations of the greatest musicians of all time. Mayall and his trio will deliver a career retrospective with new slants and sounds to a monumental life in blues music.
SEP 28, 2017 / 7:30PM
Three-time GRAMMY®-nominated vocalist Bettye LaVette returns to The Broad Stage for an evening of pure R&B. With a career spanning over fifty years, LaVette gets inside a song and shapes and twists it to convey all of the emotion that can be wrought from the lyric.
The Stanley Clarke Band
OCT 14, 2017 / 7:30PM
Four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning bass Virtuoso Stanley Clarke performs with electric and acoustic ferocity, backed by a stellar troupe of exciting young musicians. A veteran of 40 albums and Rolling Stone’s first Jazzman of the Year, Clarke’s creativity has been recognized and rewarded in every way imaginable.
Hiromi Duet featuring Edmar Castañeda
NOV 13, 2017 / 7:30PM
Appearing for the first time in a duet format, the remarkable jazz pianist Hiromi joins forces with harpist Edmar Castañeda for an electrifying collaboration. “The first time I heard Edmar I simply said ‘WOW!’” declared Hiromi. “So now, I would like all of you to hear his music so you can go ‘WOW!’ too.”
Bill Charlap Trio with Cécile McLorin Salvant
FEB 8, 2018 / 7:30PM
Celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s centennial with two premier jazz musicians. Known for his interpretations of classic American songs, pianist Bill Charlap is joined by rising-star vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant for an evening of Bernstein favorites.