Thaddeus Hogarth’s chromatic harmonica pays tribute to childhood influences from the soulful styles of Bill Withers and Sly Stone to the hypnotic grooves and sociopolitical commentary of early reggae. The feel is raw and organic with many of the defining sounds of the 70’s, amplified by John Baboian's guitar. Both teach at Berklee College of Music, and it’s a rare treat to hear them perform together. Enjoy live music, outdoors in a creative, vibrant space. It’s part of the Eliot…Find out more »
Charles Overton has broken ground by bringing harp to jazz. He’s played at Tanglewood, the Berlin Philharmonic and Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, and was the first harpist at Berklee’s Global Jazz Institute, where he studied with Terri-Lynn Carrington and Danilo Perez. He’s joined by composer Brian Friedland on keyboard. Enjoy live music, outdoors in a creative, vibrant space. It’s part of the Eliot Schoolyard Concert Series, featuring music from jazz to R&B to folk and funk, harp to steel pan, every Sunday…Find out more »
Nepalese sarangi joins acoustic guitar in a lyrical meeting of worlds. On a sunny day in October 2017, Shyam Nepali was walking along the Charles River and noticed Charlie Giargiari playing guitar on a bench by a waterfall. Shyam quickly ran home and got his Nepalese sarangi for an impromptu improvisational jam. And so began 40 Million Feet. 40 Million Feet is the approximate distance from Boston to Kathmandu, Nepal. NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts said, “The blend between the unlikely…Find out more »
Considered “one of the iconic harpists of this new age,” Eduardo Betancourt is a Grammy-award winning Venezuelan composer and multi-instrumentalist with 30 years of experience in traditional and fusion Venezuelan music. Nominated at the Pepsi Music Awards for “Best Artist,” “Best Song,” and “Best Album,” he has recorded with renowned international artists such as: Simon Diaz, Oscar D León, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Danny Rivera, Luis Salinas, Jorge Celedón, and others. He's joined here by Kevin Guerrero and Ali Tovar on…Find out more »
Three jazz musicians known for their improvisation and composing combine two keyboards and polyrhthmic percussion. It's a rare moment to hear two keyboards tangle and twist together under the hands of world-travelled masters, Brian Friedland and Josh Rosen, embroidered by Giuseppi Paradiso on drums. Enjoy live music, outdoors in a creative, vibrant space. It’s part of the Eliot Schoolyard Concert Series, featuring music from jazz to R&B to folk and funk, harp to steel pan, every Sunday at 4 from now…Find out more »
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