Summer on the Emerald Necklace: Henry Acker Jazz Trio

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy presents the Henry Acker Jazz Trio at Summer on the Emerald Necklace! Henry Acker is a fifteen year old jazz guitarist in the style of Django Reinhardt and with abilities far beyond his years. After playing for only six years, he has already shared the stage with jazz greats Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Julian Lage and Andreas Oberg as well as Gypsy Jazz legends Samson Schmitt, Mozes Rosenberg, Adrien Moignard, Joscho Stephane, Olli Soikkeli, Gonzalo Bergara, Stephane Wrembel, Antoine Boyer and Jason Anick. He is the winner of the 2017 Djangofest North West Saga Award and a three time winner of the Downbeat Magazine Student Award for jazz guitar soloist. Learn more about our other FREE Summer on the Emerald Necklace events at https://www.emeraldnecklace.org/SEN

Special thanks to FOCUS Real Estate, the Lawrence and Lillian Solomon Foundation, the Mission Hill Fenway Neighborhood Trust, and Stop & Shop for their support of Summer on the Emerald Necklace!

Duke Ellington’s Sacred Jazz

Excerpts from Duke Ellington’s Sacred Jazz presented with a combined adult choir and soloists from People’s Baptist Church, teens from Boston City Singers, Paul White jazz trio, a narrator, and a tap dancer, at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Jamaica Plain and People’s Baptist Church in Roxbury. Presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston Neighborhood Arts series.

Jamaica Plain Musicians Performing in Jazz Along the Charles Concert on Sept. 23

The Celebrity Series of Boston's Jazz Along the Charles: A Walkable Concert will feature
25 jazz ensembles on Sept. 23, and many of them have Jamaica Plain area ties. The concert will be on Sunday, September 23rd along the DCR Charles River Esplanade with the 25 ensembles performing at a series of connected, walkable locations. The groups will interpret the same curated list of Boston-related tunes in one collective free concert. The groups will play two complete sets starting at 2 pm.

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