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NEC All-Stars at Jazz Standard

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Jazz Standard
116 East 27th Street
New York, NY


Thu, March 19, 2020
9:30 pm



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The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston has long been a pioneer in the education of jazz artists. A halfcentury ago, NEC inaugurated the first fully accredited jazz studies program at the conservatory level with a groundbreaking curriculum designed by Jaki Byard and George Russell. This week, Jazz Standard presents two nights of performances by some of the most lauded jazz graduates and faculty members from the NEC.This stellar ensemble includes several musicians who have performed as leaders on our stage and recorded extensively as leaders. Veteran jazz journalist Bob Blumenthal hailed pianist Fred Hersch as one of the most sensitive and genuinely lyrical players in jazz; the 15time GRAMMY Award nominee is also a leading jazz educator, having taught at NEC, The Juilliard School, The New School and The Manhattan School of Music...

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