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Karl Tyler Memorial

In Memory of a Jazz Fan Extraordinaire Karl Tyler passed away on September 29, 2016. On October 29, there was a memorial service at Pittsfield Cemetery officiated by Rev. Timothy Weisman of Zion Lutheran Church. Karl was a Jazz enthusiast and played the bass, sang, and danced. He was a fan and friend of the […]

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Berkshires Jazz Appreciation events

Berkshires Jazz Appreciation events Berkshires Jazz, Inc. observed national Jazz Appreciation Month with a free performance at Baba Louie’s on April 25, plus the month-long exhibition of this year’s entries in the Student Art Contest at Pittsfield City Hall. The performance, which was sponsored by The Berkshire Eagle, introduced Faux Real, a quintet of next-generation […]

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Tom Reney’s Jazz a la Mode program on WFCR-FM

Tom Reney’s Jazz a la Mode program on WFCR-FM Article by Ed Bride. Mayor Domenic Sarno entered a reception at the Community Music School of Springfield (Mass.) on a Sunday afternoon, seeking out the guest of honor, Tom Reney . Upon finding him, the mayor extended his hand and, greeting Reney like an old friend, […]

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