Berklee College of Music, the Fenway Civic Association, and ParkARTS present the free outdoor jazz concert series Swingin in Mothers Rest, Wednesdays, July 11, 18, and 25, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (weather permitting), at Mothers Rest playground, located down the stairs from the Boylston St. bridge in the Back Bay Fens, at the corner of Boylston St. and The Fenway. Folding chairs, blankets, and picnic dinners are encouraged. For more information please call 617-747-2447. The ninth-annual Swingin in Mothers Rest is co-sponsored by Bank of America, Piano Forte, and the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust.
Wednesday, July 25 - Berklee Summer Jazz Workshop directed by Terri Lyne Carrington and Rick DiMuzio: The Berklee Jazz Workshop is comprised of the best and brightest high school jazz players from around the country who are studying at Berklee under acclaimed drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, Artistic Director of the Summer Jazz Workshop during the Five-Week Summer Performance Program. Co-directing the ensemble is saxophonist Rick DiMuzio, Assistant Professor of Ear Training. The ensemble plans to play standards, jazz arrangements of popular songwriters, and original student compositions. A native of Medford, MA, Carrington received a full scholarship to Berklee at age 11. She later became the drummer for The Arsenio Hall Show, toured with Herbie Hancock, and was nominated for a Grammy Award. DiMuzio has performed with Bill Pierce, Danilo Perez, James Williams, and Bob Moses, and released his solo debut, First Offerings.
For more information and a complete lineup, visit: http://www.berklee.edu/news/2007/06/0612.html
Official Website: http://boston.zebratickets.com/event/6018/boston
Added by zebratickets on June 26, 2007