Concert Suggestions

Submitted by Jason L. Robinson on Sunday, 2/1/2009, at 3:44 PM

On-campus:

Faultines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century
A year-long festival here at Amherst College.  A variety of concerts and other events happen throughout the semester.

Department of Music Events Calendar
Includes jazz concerts not related to Faultlines festival.

Off-campus:

A World of Piano concert series at the Northampton Center for the Arts
Three solo concerts in February featuring amazing performers.

Magic Triangle Concert Series at Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass
Concerts occur throughout the Spring semester.

Vermont Jazz Center
In Brattleboro, a short drive north from Amherst on the 91.  Excellent concerts happening throughout the semester.

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Suggested Study Sources

Submitted by Jason L. Robinson on Sunday, 2/1/2009, at 3:36 PM

Oxford Music Online
The online version of the Grove Dictionary of Music.  An excellent resource.  Previously Grove published a separate dictionary of jazz; it has now been folded into the larger dictionary of music.  On campus or proxy/VPN IP needed for online access.

PBS website for Ken Burns' Jazz documentary
A variety of interesting online jazz resources.

Jazz at Lincoln Center website
Includes an education section.

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