Needham Bank Great Hall Concert Series Season Subscriber Package, Six Shows, 2013-14
Here's your chance to become a Needham Bank Great Hall Concert Series Season Subscriber, and get guaranteed access to all 6 of the musical experiences we have planned for 2013 -14 -- at a substantial discount from individual ticket prices. Most shows sold out early last year, so don't miss the opportunity to great performers in a very special setting.
Sierra Hull, March 30, 2013
The evidence of Sierra Hull's uncommon maturity musical and personal has been there all along, and has won her formidable fans. She's already earned considerable respect in the bluegrass world -- the International Bluegrass Music Association's voting members having nominated her for no fewer than five awards over three years, and there's a good chance she'll be the first woman ever to win the mandolin category.
Danilo Perez, May 18, 2013
Grammy award winner Danilo Pérez is among the most influential and dynamic musicians of our time. In just over a decade, his distinctive blend of Pan-American jazz (covering the music of the Americas, folkloric and world music) has attracted critical acclaim and loyal audiences. Born in Panama in 1965, he started his musical studies when he was just three. By age 10, he was studying the European classical piano repertoire at the National Conservatory in Panama and later at the Berklee College of Music. Since the late '80s, he has toured and/or recorded with many of the leading jazz ensembles in the US and abroad.
Livingston Taylor, September 28, 2013
Livingston Taylor picked up his first guitar at the age of thirteen, beginning a forty-year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting and teaching. From top-forty hits "I Will Be in Love with You" and "I'll Come Running," to "I Can Dream of You" and "Boatman" both recorded by his brother James, Livingston's creative output has continued unabated. His musical knowledge has inspired a varied repertoire, and he is equally at home with a range of musical genresfolk, pop, gospel, jazzand from upbeat storytelling to touching ballads.
Symphony Nova, November 9, 2013
Formed in 2007 as the Neponset Valley Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Nova has expanded its vision to become New England's first professional training orchestra. Symphony Nova, has added programs to not only prepare its musicians for the rigors of professional musical performance, but also develop business and interpersonal skills that are required for long-term success. Symphony Nova gives the communities of Boston and the surrounding areas an opportunity to hear classical standards and contemporary music at the highest professional level and at reasonable prices.
Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, March 29, 2014
The BCJO is comprised of 19 of the best and brightest young talents at the college. In addition to playing music by great jazz masters like Duke Ellington, Bob Brookmeyer, and McCoy Tyner, each semester the group debuts a brand new repertoire of original student compositions that bend the jazz canon and use the many colors of a big band in new ways. Director Greg Hopkins, professor of jazz composition and a jazz trumpeter with Buddy Rich and Dizzy Gillespie among others, will lead this amazing ensemble. The Great Hall concert will also feature a leading jazz soloist drawn from the ranks of Berklee College's distinguished list of alumni.
Cadence, May 17, 2014
Four men. Four microphones. No instruments.
This is the formula for Canada's celebrated vocal band, Cadence. Combining the lyricism of Stan Getz, the sophisticated harmonies of the Count Basie Big Band and the devil-may-care attitude of Louis Prima, this fabulous foursome has been entertaining audiences worldwide for over a decade with their innovative jazz arrangements, genre-hopping covers and eclectic originals. With an infectious energy and a good measure of wild stage antics, this cool cat rat pack of musical misfits is guaranteed to leave you shouting out for more.
Powers Hall, Needham Town Hall (View)
1471 Highland Ave.
Needham, MA 02492
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