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Jazz and Poetry at the JCC
Sponsor JCC Greater Boston
Type of Event Arts & Culture
Description Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky combines his interest in jazz and poetry in a music-inflected reading with renowned jazz musicians Stan Strickland (saxophone), John Lockwood (bass) and Rakalam Bob Moses (drums) on Saturday, December 10, at 8pm called "Poetic Rhythms: Jazz and Poetry," at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center in Newton. Pinsky, a professor of creative writing at Boston University and author of 19 books, is known for his ability to bring poetry to life. Strickland, a singer, saxophonist, flutist and actor, has performed throughout the world and has opened for jazz greats Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins. John Lockwood has performed with jazz musicians Pharoah Sanders, Joe Pass, and Gary Burton. Rakalam Bob Moses is an American jazz drummer who has performed with Larry Coryell, Pat Metheny and Jack DeJohnette. The event is part of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Cost is $24. Students and seniors: $20. For tickets, contact 617-965-5226, or visit Co-sponsored by Boston Jewish Music Festival, Ibbetson Street Press of Somerville and QuickMuse.
Date/Dates December 10 2011
Times 8:00 PM - 10:00 pm
Cost 24
Street Address 333 Nahanton Street Google Map
Location Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Phone Number 617-965-5226
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