Category Archives: Concerts, events

The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra: first visit to the Berkshires

Fresher than ever, big-band music in the Kenton style will be front-and-center at a one-time concert on Sunday, April 15 (7pm), at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Mass. Sometimes referred-to as “the Van Halen of his day,” Kenton’s style ranged from the romantic to the raucous, the beautiful to the bold. Never […]

Stride Nite, Christian McBride, Frank Vignola, Veronica Swift and more!

A quick look at the remaining schedule for 2018 Upcoming performances Friday, May 4 Stride Nite, with Matt DeChamplain Optional Italian buffet dinner Legion Hall, 41 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield [click here for information and online box office]   Friday, June 15 The Frank Vignola Trio Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend Lee Congregational Church [Click here for […]

“Jazz About Town.” Snippets from the annual 2017 jazz crawl

Our annual jazz crawl, part of the 2017 Pittsfield CityJAZZ Festival. Sub-optimal audio in some instances, but a good sense of the variety of local artists being presented. Shown here:  Andy Kelly Gypsy Jazz (at J. Allen’s). Banulis and Miller jazz duo (Panchos). John Kozinski guitar duo (Patrick’s). Mary Ann Palermo and First Take (The […]