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Season 11

  • Jazz Shares Party featuring: William Parker's Mayan Space Station
    Jun 15, 5:30 PM
    Institute for the Musical Arts, 165 Cape St, Goshen, MA 01096, USA
    William Parker (bass), Ava Mendoza (guitar), Gerald Cleaver (drums). Special guests: Mixashawn Lee Rozie (mandolin, flute), gabby fluke mogul (violin)
  • Season 12 begins in September
    Wed, Sep 20
    Franklin, Hampshire & Hamden counties
    Sep 20, 5:00 PM
    Franklin, Hampshire & Hamden counties
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  • Season 12 begins in September
    Wed, Sep 20
    Franklin, Hampshire & Hampden counties
    Sep 20, 7:00 PM
    Franklin, Hampshire & Hampden counties
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  • Noah Preminger Quartet
    Thu, Sep 21
    The Parlor Room
    Sep 21, 7:30 PM
    The Parlor Room, 32 Masonic St, Northampton, MA 01060, USA
    Noah Preminger (sax), Max Light (guitar), Kim Cass (bass), Dan Weiss (drums)
  • Jeff Lederer’s Schoenberg on the Beach
    Sep 30, 7:30 PM
    Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376, USA
    Jeff Lederer (reeds), Mary LaRose (voice), Hank Roberts (cello), Patricia Brennan (vibes), Michael Formanek (bass), Matt Wilson (drums)
  • Ran Blake/Dominique Eade Duo
    Sat, May 20
    Community Music School of Springfield
    May 20, 7:30 PM
    Community Music School of Springfield , 127 State St, Springfield, MA 01103, USA
    Ran Blake (piano), Dominique Eade (voice)
  • Eric Friedlander's THE THROW
    Sat, May 06
    Hawks & Reed
    May 06, 7:30 PM
    Hawks & Reed, 289 Main St, Greenfield, MA 01301, USA
    Eric Friedlander (cello), Uri Caine (piano), Mark Helias (bass), Ches Smith (drums)
  • Ken Vandermark's Edition Redux
    Thu, Apr 20
    Hawks & Reed
    Apr 20, 7:30 PM
    Hawks & Reed, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA 01301
    Ken Vandermark (reeds), Lily Finnegan (drums), Erez Dessel (keyboards), Beth McDonald (tuba)
  • Stephen Haynes Knuckleball
    Sat, Apr 15
    Shea Theater
    Apr 15, 7:30 PM
    Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376, USA
    Stephen Haynes (cornet), Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Herb Robertson (cornet), Josh Roseman (trombone), Sam Newsome (soprano saxophone), Ben Stapp (tuba), Eric Rosenthal (drums)
  • Mali Obomsawin Ensemble
    Sat, Mar 25
    Institute for the Musical Arts
    Mar 25, 7:30 PM
    Institute for the Musical Arts, 165 Cape St, Goshen, MA 01096, USA
    Mali Obomsawin (bass, voice), Zack O'Farrill (drums), Allison Burik (alto sax, bass clarinet), Noah Campbell (tenor sax), Miriam Elhajli (voice, guitar), Allison Philips (trumpet)
  • Morris/Newsome/Mela
    Thu, Mar 23
    Shea Theater
    Mar 23, 7:30 PM
    Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
    Joe Morris (bass), Sam Newsome (soprano saxophone), Francisco Mela (drums)
  • Angelica Sanchez/Wadada Leo Smith Duo
    Fri, Mar 10
    Buckley Recital Hall-Amherst College
    Mar 10, 7:30 PM
    Buckley Recital Hall-Amherst College, Arms Music Center, 53 College St., Amherst, MA 01002
    Angelica Sanchez (piano), Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet)
  • Jorge Sylvester Spontaneous Expressions
    Mar 04, 7:30 PM
    Hawks & Reed, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA 01301
    Jorge Sylvester (alto sax), Nora McCarthy (voice), Bruce Arnold (guitar), Tony Moreno (drums)
  • Patricia Brennan Quartet
    Sat, Feb 25
    Institute for the Musical Arts
    Feb 25, 7:30 PM
    Institute for the Musical Arts, 165 Cape St., Goshen, MA 01096
    Patricia Brennan (vibes), Kim Cass (bass), Mauricio Herrera (percussion), Noel Brennan (drums)
  • Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
    Wed, Feb 08
    The Parlor Room
    Feb 08, 7:30 PM
    The Parlor Room, 32 Masonic St., Northampton, MA 01060
    Kahil El'Zabar (percussion), Corey Wilkes (trumpet), Alex Harding (baritone Saxophone)
  • Miles Okazaki's Trickster
    Fri, Jan 06
    Community Music School of Springfield
    Jan 06, 7:30 PM
    Community Music School of Springfield, 127 State St, Springfield, MA 01103, USA
    Miles Okazaki (guitar), Matt Mitchell (piano), Anthony Tidd (bass), Sean Rickman (drums)
  • Marty Ehrlich Trio Expanse
    Fri, Dec 16
    The Blue Room, Old Town Hall
    Dec 16, 2022, 7:30 PM
    The Blue Room, Old Town Hall, 43 Main St, Easthampton, MA 01027, USA
    Marty Ehrlich (saxophone, clarinet, flute), Matt Pavolka (bass), Mark Ferber (drums)
  • Andrew Lamb/Newman Taylor Baker Duo
    Sat, Dec 03
    Old Town Hall
    Dec 03, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Old Town Hall, 43 Main St, Easthampton, MA 01027, USA
    Andrew Lamb, tenor saxophone, Newman Taylor Baker, drums
  • A World of Piano: Marilyn Crispell
    Sat, Nov 19
    Northampton Community Arts Trust
    Nov 19, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Northampton Community Arts Trust, 33 Hawley St, Northampton, MA 01060, USA
    Marilyn Crispell is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and has been a resident of Woodstock, New York since 1977 when she came to study and teach at the Creative Music Studio.
  • A World of Piano: Ron Stabinsky
    Fri, Nov 18
    Northampton Community Arts Trust
    Nov 18, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Northampton Community Arts Trust, 33 Hawley St, Northampton, MA 01060, USA
    Ron Stabinsky enjoys working in many stylistically diverse musical contexts throughout the United States and Europe with a wide variety of other musicians and ensembles.
  • A World of Piano: Lafayette Gilchrist
    Thu, Nov 17
    Northampton Center for the Arts
    Nov 17, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Northampton Center for the Arts, 33 Hawley St, Northampton, MA 01060, USA
    Lafayette Gilchrist’s music draws on the span of jazz history from stride to free improvisation, along with inspiration from hip-hop, funk, and Washington D.C.’s unique go-go sound.
  • The Griots Speak
    Sat, Oct 29
    Location TBD
    Oct 29, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Location TBD, 44 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    William Parker, Juma Sultan, Daniel Carter, Charlie Apicella
  • Reggie Nicholson Brass Concept
    Sat, Oct 15
    Location TBD
    Oct 15, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Location TBD, 44 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Featuring Reggie Nicholson, drums, composer; trumpet, French Horn, trombone, tuba (tba)


  • Christoph Irniger Quartet: Christoph Irniger, Michaël Attias, Raffaele Bossard, Ziv Ravitz, Sept. 24, 2021, Turners Falls, MA

  • Mary LaRose Ensemble: Mary LaRose, Jeff Lederer, Patricia Brennan, Michael Formanek, Matt Wilson, October 9, Goshen, MA

  • Steph Richards & Supersense: Steph Richards, James Carney, Brandon Lopez, Max Jaffe, October 12, Goshen

  • Jason Robinson Harmonic Constituent: Jason Robinson, Joshua White, Drew Gress, Ches Smith. October 15, Northampton

  • Orrin Evans Trio: Orrins Evans, Matthew Parrish, Byron Landham, October 30, Springfield

  • Bill Lowe’s Signifyin’ Natives: Bill Lowe, Hafez Modirzadeh, Taylor Ho Bynum, Kevin Harris, Ken Filiano, Luther Gray, Naledi Masilo, November 10, Springfield

  • Avram Fefer Trio: Avram Fefer, Adam Lane, Michael Wimberly, November 20, Turners Falls

  • Dan Weiss/Miles Okazaki Duo, December 1, Greenfield

  • William Hooker Trio:, William Hooker, Hans Tammen, Adam Lane, December 10, Greenfield

  • Mostly Other People Do the Killing: Moppa Elliot, Ron Stabinsky, Kevin Shea, February 19, 2022, Springfield

  • Michael Musillami Trio +3: Michael Musillami, Joe Fonda, George Schuller, Jason Robinson, Caleb Curtis, Thomas Heberer, March 5, Turners Falls

  • James Brandon Lewis Trio: James Brandon Lewis, Christopher Hoffman, Max Jaffe, March 10, Turners Falls

  • Freddie Bryant Ensemble: Freddie Bryant, Carla Cook, Regina Carter, Gwen Laster, Akua Dixon, Steve Wilson, Donny McCaslin, John Benitez, Alvester Garnett, March 24, Northampton

  • Wayne Horvitz/Sara Schoenbeck Duo, April 10, Goshen, MA

  • Caroline Davis Quintet: Caroline Davis, Jonathan Finlayson, Julian Shore, Chris Tordini, Allan Mednard, April 22, Springfield

  • Lucian Ban, May 27, Holyoke

  • Jessica Pavone String Trio: Jessica Pavone, Aimée Niemann, Abby Swidler, June 9, Goshen

  • Illegal Crowns: Taylor Ho Bynum, Benoit Delbecq, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, June 19, Florence

  • Sarah Manning’s Underworld Alchemy: Sarah Manning, Suzanne Farrin, William Hooker, June 25, Greenfield



  • Terry Jenoure: Portal

  • Terry Jenoure with Avery Sharpe, Wayne Smith, Sept. 25, 2020

  • Terry Jenoure with Angelica Sanchez, Sept. 26

  • Terry Jenoure with Joe Fonda, Reggie Nicholson, Sept. 27, Goshen, MA

  • Charlie Kohlhase Saxophone Support Group: Dan Blake, Sean Berry, Jason Robinson, Josh Sinton, Andy Voelker, Oct. 4, Goshen, MA.

  • Dreamstruck: Marilyn Crispell, Joe Fonda, Harvey Sorgen, Oct. 29, Amherst Media

  • James Brandon Lewis Quartet with Angelica Sanchez, Max Johnson, Chad Taylor, Nov. 12, Amherst Media

  • Anna Webber & Eric Wubbels, Dec. 9, Amherst Media

  • Jon Irabagon Quartet with Matt Mitchell, Chris Lightcap, Dan Weiss, April 18, Holyoke

  • Román Díaz Rumba Ensemble with Sandy Perez, Vanessa Lindberg, Rafael Monteagudo, Onel Mulet, Abraham Rodriguez, June 13, Haydenville



  • Ingrid Laubrock Quartet featuring Brandon Seabrook, Michael Formanek, Tom Rainey, Sept. 25, 2019, Easthampton

  • Andrew Cyrille, Sept. 27, Amherst. Presented in collaboration with the Augusta Savage Gallery, UMass.

  • Devin Gray’s Socialytics featuring Dave Ballou, Ryan Ferreira October 26, Amherst

  • Christoph Irniger Pilgrim, featuring Stefan Aeby, Dave Gisler, Raffaele Bossard, Michi Stulz, Dec. 7, Springfield

  • Sam Newsome, Dec. 19, Holyoke

  • Fay Victor’s SoundNoiseFUNK3 featuring Joe Morris, Reggi Nicholson, January 24, 2020, Greenfield

  • Satoko Fujii/Joe Fonda Duo, featuring Natsuki Tamura, February 10, Northampton

  • Steve Swell’s Kende Dreams featuring Rob Brown, William Parker, Michael T.A. Thompson, March 13, Northampton

  • Ra Kalam Bob Moses, July 25, Northampton



  • DECADES: Jason Robinson, Bob Weiner, David Goodrich, Sept. 8, 2018, Northampton

  • Hearts & Minds: Jason Stein, Paul Giallorenzo, Chad Taylor, Oct. 13, Turners Falls

  • Anna Webber’s Simple Trio featuring Matt Mitchell, John Hollenbeck, Oct. 20, Goshen

  • Marty Ehrlich Duende Winds featuring Nicole Mitchell, Tomeka Reid, Sara Shoenbeck, Dec. 1, Amherst

  • James Brandon Lewis/Chad Taylor Duo, Dec. 14, Easthampton

  • The Makanda Project featuring Paavo Carey, Jason Robinson, Charlie Kohlhase, Kurtis Rivers, Sean Berry, Haneef Nelson, Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Alfred Patterson, Bill Lowe, Jerry Sabatini, John Kordalewski, John Lockwood, Yoron Israel, with special guest: Michael Gregory Jackson, Jan. 26, 2019, Holyoke

  • Josh Sinton’s Predicate Trio featuring Christopher Hoffman, Tom Rainey, Feb. 24, Northampton

  • Tomas Fujiwara’s Triple Double featuring Ralph Alessi, Taylor Ho Bynum, Mary Halvorson, Brandon Seabrook, Gerald Cleaver, March 13, Greenfield

  • Wayfaring: James Falzone, Katie Ernst, March 14, Northampton

  • Mitch Frohman’s Latin-Jazz Quartet featuring Zaccai Curtis, Luques Curtis, Joel Mateo, April 11, Springfield

  • Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet featuring Tony Malaby, Kris Davis, Ches Smith, May 18, Northampton

  • Dominique Eade/Ran Blake Duo June1, Springfield

  • David Murray/Kahil El’Zabar Duo June 12, Amherst



  • Tom Rainey Trio featuring Mary Halvorson, Ingrid Laubrock, Sept. 14, 2017, Goshen, MA

  • Stephan Crump’s Rhombal featuring Ellery Eskelin, Adam O’Farrill, Kassa Overall, Oct. 7, Turners Falls

  • Mike Baggetta Trio featuring Jerome Harris, Billy Mintz, Oct. 14, Amherst

  • Daniel Levin Trio featuring Tony Malaby, Randy Peterson, Oct. 26, Northampton

  • Mars Williams Ayler XMas featuring Joe McPhee, Jeb Bishop, Joe Morris, Nate McBride, Chris Corsano, Dec. 1, Holyoke

  • NU Band: Mark Whitecage, Thomas Heberer, Joe Fonda, Lou Grassi, Jan. 12, 2018, Easthampton

  • Jaimie Branch Quartet featuring Lester St. Louis, Jason Ajemian, Mike Pride, Jan. 20, Easthampton

  • Ricky Ford Quartet featuring John Kordalewski, Jerome Harris, Barry Altschul, Feb. 23, Greenfield

  • Marty Ehrlich Philosophy of a Groove featuring James Weidman, Jerome Harris, Chris Beck, March 21, Amherst

  • Terry Jenoure & Bejewelled featuring Sibylle Pomorin, Jin Hi Kim, Angelica Sanchez, Maria Mitchell, April 15, Springfield



  • Steve Swell Quartet featuring Rob Brown, William Parker, Gerald Cleaver, Sept. 15, 2016, Amherst

  • Lucian Ban/Mat Maneri Duo, Oct. 16, Springfield

  • Nate Wooley Quintet featuring Josh Sinton, Matt Moran, Eivind Opsvik, Harris Eisenstadt, Nov. 6, Turners Falls

  • Jean-Paul Bourelly/William Hooker Duo, Jan. 6, 2017, Northampton

  • Darius Jones Trio featuring Adam Lane, Jason Nazary, Jan. 7, Northampton

  • Michael Musillami Trio featuring Joe Fonda, George Schuller, March 11, Easthampton

  • Peter Evans Septet featuring Sam Pluta, Ron Stabinsky, Mazz Swift, Tom Blancarte, Levy Lorenzo, Jim Black, April 9, Greenfield

  • Adam O’Farrill Quartet featuring Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Walter Stinson, Zack O’Farrill, April 21, Easthampton

  • Feya Faku Quintet featuring John Kordalewski, Carlos Pino, Kesivan Naidoo, Jason Robinson, April 23, Amherst

  • Claudia Quintet featuring John Hollenbeck, Chris Speed, Matt Moran, Red Wierenga, Drew Gress, May 27, Holyoke

  • Harris Eisenstadt Old Growth Forest featuring Tony Malaby, Jeb Bishop, Jason Roebke, June 11, Northampton

  • The Curtis Brothers Quartet featuring Zaccai Curtis,Luques Curtis, Richie Barshay, Reinaldo De Jesus, congas, June 17, Springfield

  • Jeff Lederer/Joe Fiedler Quintet featuring Mary Larose, Nick Dunston, George Schuller, July 22, Easthampton



  • Amir ElSaffar’s Two Rivers Ensemble featuring Ole Mathisen, Tareq Abboushi, Zafer Tawil, Carlo DeRosa, Dan Weiss, Sept. 24, 2015, Springfield

  • Tony Malaby’s TubaCello featuring Bob Stewart, Christopher Hoffman, John Hollenbeck, Oct. 15, Holyoke

  • Multiplicity featuring Joel Harrison, Anupam Shobhakar, Satoshi Takeishi, Nov. 29, Greenfield

  • Jorge Sylvester ACE Collective featuring Nora McCarthy, Gene Torres, Kenny Grohowski, Dec. 11, Northampton

  • ROVA Saxophone Quartet featuring Larry Ochs, Bruce Ackley, Jon Raskin, Steve Adams, Jan. 26, 2016, Easthampton

  • Queen Esther Duo featuring Jeremy Bacon, Feb. 5, Springfield

  • Andrew Drury Content Provider featuring Briggan Krauss, Ingrid Laubrock, March 17, Northampton

  • James Falzone Allos Musica Ensemble featuring Jeremiah McLane, Ronnie Malley, Tim Mulvenna, April 14, Amherst

  • Chris Lightcap’s Bigmouth featuring Tony Malaby, Chris Cheek, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver, April 21, Greenfield

  • Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom featuring Jenny Scheinman, Kirk Knuffke, Ben Goldberg, Myra Melford, Todd Sickafoose, May 8, Goshen, MA

  • Michael Dessen Trio featuring Chris Tordini, Dan Weiss, June 3, Holyoke



  • Ingrid Laubrock Quintet featuring Tim Berne, Ben Gerstein, Dan Peck and Tom Rainey, Sept. 11, 2014, Northampton

  • The Makanda Project featuring: Kurtis Rivers, Joe Ford, Sean Berry, Jason Robinson, Charlie Kohlhase, Jerry Sabatini, Eddie Allen, Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Bill Lowe, Diane Richardson, John Kordalewski, John Lockwood, Yoron Israel, Oct. 4, Springfield

  • The Karl Berger Trio featuring Joe Fonda and Harvey Sorgen, Nov. 21, Springfield

  • The Miro Sprague Trio featuring Linda Oh and Mark Ferber, Dec. 19, Greenfield

  • Bern Nix Quartet featuring Matt Lavelle, Francois Grillot and Reggie Sylvester, Jan. 10, 2015 Northampton

  • Jason Kao Hwang/Sing House featuring Steve Swell, Chris Forbes, Ken Filiano and Andrew Drury, Feb. 7, Greenfield

  • James Falzone’s Renga Ensemble featuring Ken Vandermark, Jason Stein, Ned Rothenberg, Keefe Jackson and Dave Rempis, March 3, Easthampton

  • Rob Mazurek Black Cube SP featuring Mauricio Takara, Guilherme Granado and Thomas Rohrer, April 15, Northampton

  • Mario Pavone Quartet featuring Dave Ballou, Peter McEachern and Gerald Cleaver, May 23, Holyoke

  • David Virelles/Roman Diaz Duo, June 11, Holyoke



  • Harris Eisenstadt Golden State featuring Nicole Mitchell, Sara Schoenbeck and Mark Dresser, Sept. 14, 2013, Goshen

  • Arturo O’Farrill Family Band featuring Zack O’Farrill, Adam O’Farrill,  Lívio Almeida and Shawn Conley, Oct. 19, Holyoke

  • Jamie Baum Sextet featuring Amir ElSaffar,  Doug Yates, Brad Shepik,  Glenn Zaleski,  Zack Lober,  Jeff Hirshfield, drums, Nov. 14, Springfield

  • Barry Altschul Trio featuring Jon Iragabon and Joe Fonda, Dec. 1, Northampton

  • William Parker/Daniel Carter Duo, January 25, 2014, Holyoke

  • Ed Blackwell Tribute featuring Joe Lovano, Mark Helias and Tom Giampietro, March 13, Amherst (in collaboration with the Magic Triangle Jazz Series)

  • Thumbscrew (Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara), March 22, Greenfield

  • Adam Kolker/Scott Wendholt Quartet featuring Ugonna Okegwo and Billy Drummond, April 9, Springfield

  • Fay Victor Ensemble, featuring Anders Nilsson, Ken Filiano, May 25, Greenfield

  • Boneshaker, featuring Mars Williams, Kent Kessler and Paal Nilssen-Love, June 14, Holyoke

  • Joshua Abrams’ Natural Information Society, featuring Chad Taylor and Lisa Alvarado, June 21, Northampton



  • Angelica Sanchez and Omar Tamez, November 4, 2012, Holyoke

  • Dave Douglas Quintet featuring Jon Irabagon, Matt Mitchell, Linda Oh and Clarence Penn, with special guest Aoife O’ Donovan, November 14, Northampton

  • Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet featuring Jim Hobbs, Bill Lowe, Mary Halvorson, Ken Filiano and Tomas Fujiwara, Dec. 6,Greenfield

  • Ideal Bread featuring Josh Sinton, Kirk Knuffke, Adam Hopkins, and Tomas Fujiwara, January 18, 2013, Northampton

  • Craig Harris Tentet: “Souls Within the Veil”, February 21, UMass, Amherst (in collaboration with the Magic Triangle Jazz Series)

  • Curtis Clark Trio featuring Jim Lyden and Luther Gray, March 14, Springfield

  • Conference Call featuring Gebhard Ullmann, Michael Jefry Stevens, Joe Fonda and George Schuller, Saturday, April 13th, Greenfield

  • Allison Miller’s BOOM TIC BOOM featuring Kirk Knuffke, Myra Melford and Todd Sickafoose, May 5, Greenfield

  • Mike Reed’s People, Places & Things featuring Greg Ward, Tim Haldeman and Jason Roebke, May 23,Holyoke

  • Makaya McCraven Quartet featuring Greg Ward, Junius Paul and Justin Thomas, June 26, Springfield

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