New England Conservatory Jazz Studies and CI Departments 2016-17 Season –
Highlights include: How to Say Goodbye: Music of Ken Schaphorst and Donny McCaslin, the music of Argentinean big band composer Guillermo Klein, the music of country superstar George Jones, annual Film Noir concert featuring Hitchcock’s Vertigo, NEC Jazz Orchestra in Music of Tadd Dameron, Cardew’s The Great Learning directed by Anthony Coleman
New England Conservatory’s internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation Departments announce nearly 100 free concerts for the 2016-2017 season. Highlights include a tribute to country songwriter George Jones, a musical reimagining of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, a concert of music by Tadd Dameron, Cardew’s The Great Learning; and In the Mix, 81 one-hour concerts featuring exceptional student ensembles from the Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation departments. All concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, visit necmusic.edu/contemporary-improvisation.