After a successful launch of the “Jazz in The Sanctuary – South Shore” concert series in 2017, it has been an annual event at Messiah Baptist Church, 80 Legion Parkway, Brockton MA. This year’s concert will be available both live and virtually, on Saturday, December 4, 6:00 PM.
This exciting evening of world-class music will feature internationally acclaimed Master Drummer/Percussionist/Composer/Arranger/Band Leader/Educator/Author and Recording Artist Yoron Israel, along with vocalist Nedelka Prescod, saxophonist Bill Pierce, violinist David Eure, bassist Vince Dupont and pianist Alex Minasian, who are featured on Yoron Israel’s recent recording, entitled “New Dreams.” A work that was completed during the pandemic that celebrates human resilience and our varied aspirations toward new hope and replenished joy.
This promises to be another great addition to world-class music targeted for all ages. Eric Jackson, The Voice of WGBH, Jazz Radio, Boston, will be on hand as host.
The first 20 guests who purchase tickets and/or confirm sponsorship will receive a free autographed copy of Yoron Israel’s latest CD “New Dreams.”
- $15 General Admission for both Live and Virtual Shows
- $5 student (under 21)tickets are available for the Live Show only.
This concert series is made possible through support from the Brockton, Easton, and Hingham Cultural Councils and private sponsoring partners.
Become a “Sponsoring Partner” at the following levels: Virtuoso – $400, Fortissimo – $300, Forte – $200, Partner – $125.
“Contributor” by donating any amount, above $25.
All “Sponsoring Partners” and “Contributors” are entitled to reserved seating at all “Jazz in the Sanctuary – South Shore” concerts.
For tickets please visit this link:
With The Makanda Project:
Saturday, November 13, 2021, Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library – details soon.
1961 Centre St
West Roxbury MA 02132
Location: William Patterson University, Shea Center for Performing Arts, Wayne, NJ
This event celebrates the music and career of the legendary trumpeter Art Farmer, whose archive collection will now be a part of the William Paterson Living Jazz Archives. This concert will feature a band of veterans of Farmer’s groups, including pianist and WP jazz adjunct faculty Geoffrey Keezer, saxophonist Ron Blake, bassist Kenny Davis, drummer Yoron Israel, and WP faculty and trumpeter Jeremy Pelt. This concert will feature music from Art Farmer’s actual touring band books, from the new archive, and will celebrate this great musician and new collection at the highest musical level. Proceeds from this event will go toward the Art Farmer Archive and to the Living Jazz Archives.
Admission: General Public $15 • WP faculty, staff, alumni, and senior citizens $12 • Non-William Paterson students $8
WP students are admitted free. • All tickets are an additional $3 on show day.
Please click here for our latest COVID-19 safety protocols. We strongly encourage buying tickets in advance online or by calling the box office.
Each Jazz Room concert is preceded by a “Sittin’ In” meet-the-artist session one hour prior to the performance in Shea Recital Hall. Free to all ticket holders. Audience members have a chance to meet and interact with that day’s artist in a question-answer format.
William Patterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470
Friday, October 1, 2021, GBH and JazzBoston present Jazz NOW: Master Jazz Composers, WGBH Studios, 8:00 pm EST – Virtual Concert, register at jazzboston.org
Saturday, September 11, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm, First Church in Roxbury, 10 Putnam Street
Sunday, August 1, 2 sets starting at 4:00 pm Bartlett Place, 2565 Washington Street, Roxbury Free concert
Saturday, August 7, 8:00 pm Outreach Music Festival, Schwaz, Austria
The Makanda Project featuring Chico Freeman Saturday evening program will be streamed – starts at 2 pm EST. This engagement is supported by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through US Artists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Tuesday, August 10, 8:00 pm Passau Jazz Festival, Passau, Germany
The Makanda Project featuring Chico Freeman
Saturday, August 14, 1:00 to 5:00 pm First Church in Roxbury, 10 Putnam Street
The Makanda Project featuring Michael Gregory Jackson Free concert Saturday, September 11, 1:00 to 5:00 pm First Church in Roxbury, 10 Putnam Street Makanda Ken McIntyre 90th Birthday Celebration – Free concert
Past Performance Venues, Yoron Israel as Bandleader:
Boston Area (Berklee Performance Center, Regatta Bar, Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Festival – Spire Center for the Performing Arts, Beantown Jazz Festival, Jazz on the Charles River, Cambridge River Festival, Cambridge Multi Cultural Arts Center, Marblehead Jazz Festival, Highland Jazz Series, Beehive, Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham Arts Center, James Library and Center for the Arts, Messiah Baptist Church – Jazz in the Sanctuary Series), New York/New Jersey (Blue Note, Birdland, Saint Peters Jazz Vespers, Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Burgdoff Center for the Performing Arts, The Priory Jazz Club, Robert Treat Hotel, Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Series), Washington DC (Jazz Alley), Rocky Mount NC(Dunn Center, Imperial Centre for the Arts), Chicago IL (Jazz Showcase, Roosevelt University, International House – University of Chicago, South Shore Jazz Festival – South Shore Cultural Center), Detroit (Cliff Bells), Louisville (Jimmy Can’t Dance), Lexington KY (Public Library Concert Series), Cincinnati OH (Rebel Urban Winery), Three Rivers MI (Riviera Theatre), Cleveland OH (The Bop Shop), Rome Italy(Alexanderplatz), Augsburg Germany (Jazz Club Augsburg), Freiburg Germany (Jazz & Rock Schuke Auditorium), Hamburg Germany (Jazz an der HFMT, Theater im Zimmer), Bologna Italy (Art Music School),Lugo Italy (Jazz Club Pub), Pescara Italy (Conservatory of Music Luisa D’Annunzio)
|11/08/19||Yoron Israel “Project Trio – New Dreams”||Brockton, MA||Messiah Baptist Church||United States|
|Time: 7:00pm. YORON ISRAEL & HIGH STANDARDS, “Jazz in The Sanctuary – South Shore”, Concert Series, featuring Yoron Israel – drums, percussion, Walter Smith – tenor and sopranos saxophones, Laszlo Gardony – piano, Kaela Kaumeheiwa – bass, guest vocalist – Gabrielle Goodman and host, Eric Jackson, WBGO radio. Messiah Baptist Church, 80 Legion Parkway, Brockton, MA, 508-584-1963 More information|
|10/24/19||Laszlo Gardony Trio||New York City, NY||Birdland Theater||United States|
|Time: 7:00pm. Perform with Laszlo Gardony Trio, Birdland Theatre, 315 West 44th Street, NYC, 10036, 212-581-3080 More information|
|10/04/19 - 10/05/19||Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert||Boston, MA||Northeastern University’s Blackman Auditorium||United States|
|Time: 7:00pm. Featured Performing Artist, 42nd Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert, Northeastern University’s Blackman Auditorium, 342 Huntington Ave., Boston MA More information|
|09/28/19||Makanda Project||Boston, MA||Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building (2nd floor)||United States|
|Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2300 Washington St. Perform with the Makanda Project, featuring saxophonist Craig Harris, Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2nd floor, 2300 Washington St., Boston MA, More information|
|09/14/19||Makanda Project||Roxbury MA||First Church in Roxbury||United States|
|Time: 1:00pm. Address: 10 Putnam Street. Perform with the Makanda Project, First Church Roxbury, Festival, 10 Putnam Street, Roxbury MA 02119 More information|
|09/13/19||Felice Pomerance||Boston, MA||Four Seasons Hotel Boston||United States|
|Time: 5:30pm. Perform with Harpist Felice Pomerance, Four Seasons Hotel Boston, 200 Boylston Street, Boston MA More information|
|08/17/19||Makanda Project||Boston, MA||Commonwealth Housing Development||United States|
|Time: 12:30pm. Perform with the Makanda Project, Commonwealth Housing Development, 35 Fidelis Way, Boston MA More information|
|08/14/19||John Menegon||New York City, NY||Birdland Theater||United States|
|Time: 7:00pm. Perform with John Menegon, Celebrates George Shearing, Birdland Theatre, 315 West 44th Street, NYC, 10036, 212-581-3080 More information|
|08/13/19||Greg Abate and John Menegon||Saratoga Springs, NY||Caffe Lena||United States|
|Time: 7:00pm. Perform with Greg Abate and John Menegon, Caffe Lena, 47 Philadelphia Street, Saratoga Springs, NY More information|