Join us for a wide range of events
Mike Schiffer Tribute
Recognizing the Berkshires Jazz Living Legend,
sold-out two weeks in advance.
Jazz Composer Showcase
Berkshires Jazz has commissioned 10 original works, one each from 10 composers in the northeast. They will all be performed in concert at the Berkshire Museum. It’s our entry in the city’s 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival.
Delfeayo Marsalis with the UMass Jazz Ensemble #1
The NEA Jazz Master and trombonist par excellence appears as guest soloist with one of the top big bands in New England and all of academia.
A Gershwin Extravaganza:
Ted Rosenthal, with Kids 4 Harmony
The Ted Rosenthal jazz trio plays his interpretations of familiar (and not-so-familiar) George Gershwin compositions. And, Ted performs Rhapsody in Blue with the Kids 4 Harmony strings ensemble
Pittsfield CityJazz Festival
Emmet Cohen, Houston Person, et.al., plus our annual Jazz Crawl.
Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend
In collaboration with the Ritenuto Foundation, an all-day event featuring women in jazz: clinics, master classes and workshops, culminating with a concert by women-led bands.
Later July, date TBA
Berkshire Jazz Showcase
Featuring Berkshires-based groups,
outdoors on the Pittsfield Common
Django Festival All-Stars
Their first U.S. date, en route to a week-long residency
at the Birdland Jazz Club in NYC.
And more. Come back for updates.