Our wildly popular Jazz & Blues subscription brings together breakout stars and established legends. These six shows will have you on your feet and cheering throughout this season's stellar lineup.
An Evening with Madeleine Peyroux
SEP 21, 2018 / 7:30PM
Acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Madeleine Peyroux returns to The Broad Stage, touring in support of her latest album, Anthem. With songs balancing humor, pathos and irony, while weaving a topical thread throughout, Peyroux paints a picture of the challenges that our times present for someone trying to hold on to their hope, heart and optimism in the world that we now confront.
John Beasley's MONK'estra
OCT 12, 2018 / 7:30PM
Pianist/composer/arranger John Beasley brings the smashing, four-time GRAMMY®-nominated big-band MONK’estra to The Broad Stage for the first time. Capturing the spirit of Thelonious Monk’s singular music in fresh arrangements flavored with contemporary sounds that range from Afro-Cuban rhythms to hip-hop, critics have called it “some of the most mesmerizing big-band music of recent memory.”
Billy Childs' Jazz Chamber Ensemble
NOV 11, 2018 / 7:30PM
One of the foremost American composers of his era, pianist Billy Childs brings his unique blend of jazz and classical music to our stage. Don’t miss the multi-GRAMMY® Award winner’s groundbreaking project merging improvisation and jazz rhythms with the orchestration and instrumentation of a traditional chamber ensemble.
The Stanley Clarke Band
JAN 19, 2019 / 7:30PM
After a rollicking, sold-out Broad Stage debut last season, acoustic and electric bass legend Stanley Clarke returns. Performing a stellar program including selections from his latest album, The Message, Clarke and his exuberant band of young musicians continue to dazzle with impeccable musicianship.
Carnival: The Sound of a People
MAR 2, 2019 / 7:30PM
Hailed by The New York Times as “an auteur” and by Jazz Times as “a daring improviser who delivers with heart-wrenching lyricism,” trumpeter Etienne Charles returns to his roots to celebrate the traditions that best exemplify Trinidadian culture. Inspired by the noises heard throughout Carnival festivities, Etienne’s Carnival: The Sound of a People brings the celebration to the stage.
In Tribute to Nat "King" Cole
MAR 16, 2019 / 7:30PM
The legendary, three-time GRAMMY®-nominated pianist/singer Freddy Cole pays a can’t-miss tribute to Nat King Cole on the eve of his brother’s 100th birthday. Don’t miss the musician The New York Times calls “the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive.”
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