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Jason Moran and The Bandwagon + Cassandra Wilson & Marvin Sewell

Fri. Feb. 28, 2020

Join Jason Moran and his bandmates, bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their superlative, chance-taking trio, The Bandwagon. They’ll reflect on their musical journey with a special concert experience featuring some of their most creative friends: singer/songwriter Cassandra Wilson and blues/jazz guitarist Marvin Sewell.

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The Club at Studio K

Jason Palmer, “Upward”

Sat. Feb. 29, 2020

In 2018, trumpeter/educator/composer Jason Palmer and pianist/composer Kevin Harris interviewed a very special group of Boston mothers who had lost their children to gun violence. Upward their new multimedia presentation in which musicians transcribe tones and melodic flow to these courageous women’s words and stories, with the intent of honoring and celebrating the legacy of their loved ones in addition to bringing awareness to the need to end such acts in our community.

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jaimie branch’s Fly or Die

Wed. Mar. 11, 2020

For more than a decade, the Brooklyn–based trumpeter/composer has joined diverse acts like William Parker, Spoon, TV on the Radio, and Bell Orchestre. Now, she’s touring with music from her critically acclaimed sophomore album FLY or DIE II: bird dogs of paradise.

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The Club at Studio K

Jazz Doodle Jam! Jason Moran and The Bandwagon + Mo Willems

Mar. 13 - 14, 2020

Jazz Doodle Jam! is an intimate jazz concert where you collaborate with the band! Kids and grown-ups join host Mo Willems to doodle to music played onstage by Jason Moran and The Bandwagon. The band reacts and improvises to the audience’s pictures. All ages welcome!

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