[JPL] Boston Jazz Week Line-Up and Special announcement

George Thomas jazz at vpr.net
Thu Apr 7 18:53:49 EDT 2011


Hi Eric,

Congrats on 30 great years. You had a big impact on my sense
of jazz and how to be a jazz DJ. My sole question - only
two tributes?

Peace & Joy,

George

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Jazz In The Evening with George Thomas
Vermont Public Radio
365 Troy Ave
Colchester, VT 05446

802-654-4343
jazz at vpr.net
www.vpr.net
Mon-Thu 9-11pm, Fri 10pm-mid

> --------
>
> Hi,
>
> I just wanted to mention that the listings for Boston Jazz Week have
> just been released and I'm honored that there will be 2 tributes to the
> 30th anniversary of my radio show. Although we don't usually list this
> kind of thing hereon JPL, I thought some of you might find this
> interesting so I've pasted the announcement below.
>
>
>
> Eric Jackson
> WGBH Boston
> Mon -Thurs 8 PM - Mid
> Sunday 10 PM - Mid.
> www.wgbh.org/listen/jazz.cfm
>
>
>
>
> Jazz Week ’11 Marks Fifth Anniversary with Salutes to
> Eric Jackson, Hundreds of Events in Greater Boston
>
>
> Walter Beasley, Grace Kelly, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cecil McBee, Rebecca
> Parris Join All-Star Jazz Jam to Celebrate Longtime WGBH Host
>
> Boston, Cambridge, Somerville Officially Proclaim April 29 – May 8
> “Jazz
> Week”
>
> JW2011_purple-300dpi(yellowwhite)[low].jpgWith the theme “This Is
> Jazz,”
> from April 29 to May 8 Greater Boston's Jazz Week ’11 celebrates a music
> that defies definition and recognizes no boundaries. For the fifth
> straight year, Jazz Week is being coordinated and promoted by the
> nonprofit JazzBoston, which also marks its fifth anniversary in 2011.
>
> More than 200 events at nearly 80 venues will take place during the 10
> days of Jazz Week. For details, check the full Jazz Week Schedule of
> Events on the JazzBoston website. Events are added daily.
>
> This year’s highlight is “Eric in Two Evenings,” a two-part stage
> and
> screen salute to Eric Jackson, who celebrates the 30th anniversary of
> his WGBH-FM jazz program in May.
>
> “For Eric, Evening I” is an all-star jazz jam on Monday, May 2,
> presented by JazzBoston and Scullers Jazz Club and produced by Fred
> Taylor, that will include, among many others, Walter Beasley, Grace
> Kelly, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cecil McBee, Rebecca Parris, Phil Wilson,
> Bill Pierce, George Garzone, Bob Moses, Dominique Eade, Donal Fox, and
> Laszlo Gardony.
>
> “For Eric, Evening II” is a night of rarely seen videos of jazz greats
> selected by Jackson and screened at the Regent Theatre, Arlington
> Center, on Friday, May 6. The videos come from the collection of jazz
> historian Hal Miller, owner of the world's largest collection of rare
> jazz film and video. Among Jackson’s picks will be clips of John
> Coltrane, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Herbie Hancock, Duke Ellington,
> Wes Montgomery, Pharoah Sanders and Sonny Rollins. A reception with
> Jackson and Miller will precede the screening.
>
> Officially proclaimed by the Mayors of Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville
> and coordinated and promoted by JazzBoston, Jazz Week '11: This Is Jazz
> shines the spotlight on Greater Boston's vibrant jazz scene with events
> in venues ranging from clubs, galleries and churches to libraries,
> universities and hotels.
>
>
>
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Jazz In The Evening with George Thomas
Vermont Public Radio
365 Troy Ave
Colchester, VT 05446

802-654-4343
jazz at vpr.net
www.vpr.net
Mon-Thu 9-11pm, Fri 10pm-mid


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