Category Archives: Feature

The student art of jazz

2014: Yutang “Emily” Liu, St. Joseph’s H.S.Supporting the annual Pittsfield CityJazz Festival  Berkshires Jazz celebrates national Jazz Appreciation Month (April) with the posting the results of our Student Art Contest. As many as 100 students have participated in the annual contest, and their works hang in Pittsfield City Hall corridors for the entire month. The […]

10, by George: Ted Rosenthal explores the Gershwin songbook

Ted Rosenthal and his trio perform jazz interpretations of ‘Rhapsody In Blue’ and 9 other familiar compositions of George Gershwin. Saturday, Feb. 17, 7:30pm. Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Pittsfield Ted Rosenthal is one of the leading jazz pianists of his generation, actively touring worldwide with his trio, as a soloist, and in various configurations. […]

Dizzy Gillespie tribute, Samirah Evans with Charles Neville, piano prodigy Caelan Cardello headline Pittsfield CityJazz Festival

The Pittsfield CityJazz Festival, Oct. 6-15, 2017, is a celebration of America’s classical music, our cultural gift to the world. Spanning two weekends, our 13th annual festival kicks-off with the popular “jazz crawl,” on Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 6-8. Local musicians perform in restaurants and lounges in Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District. (click here for schedule)  […]