The Old Meets the New

In Stories in Real Time (HiPNOTIC Records), clarinetist Darryl Harper ’90 balances tradition with the avant-jazz scene.

Reviewed by Bruce Diehl

Music never stops for Jason Robinson

Music professor Jason Robinson was the subject of features in the San Diego Tribune and Los Angeles Times. “My motto is: ‘I compose for improvisers,’” he told the Trib.

Three New Albums, Three Entirely Different Directions

October 28, 2010

It’s not likely that you’ll ever find music professor Jason Robinson just sitting around.

Faultlines Music Festival to Feature Solo Concert by trumpeter Peter Evans Sept. 26

Sept. 2, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass. – The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues with a solo concert by New York trumpet virtuoso Peter Evans at 8pm in the Rotherwas Gallery of the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College on Saturday, Sept. 26. 

Amherst College Faultlines Festival Performance Workshop by Trumpeter Dave Douglas, Tuba Player Marcus Rojas and Saxophonist Donny McCaslin Set for Nov. 20

November 11, 2008
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century will continue on Thursday, Nov. 20, with a performance workshop from 2 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. in Room 7 of the Arms Music Center at Amherst College, led by trumpeter Dave Douglas, tuba player Marcus Rojas and saxophonist Donny McCaslin.

New Amherst College Music Festival, Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century, Kicks Off Sept. 25

September 9, 2008
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music will kick off its new yearlong festival, Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century, with a performance workshop lead by drummer Bobby Previte and pianist and bassist Jamie Saft from 2 to 3:20 p.m. in Room 212 of the Arms Music Center at Amherst College on Thursday, Sept. 25. The event and the Faultlines festival—which is curated by saxophonist Jason Robinson, visiting assistant professor of music at Amherst—will celebrate jazz pluralism and experimentalism and feature some of the most creative and provocative artists in American music.

Scrapple from the Apple Brings Classic New York Jazz to Amherst Nov. 1

October 26, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Scrapple from the Apple will present an evening of original compositions and jazz standards on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 8:30 p.m. at the Frontroom in the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. The show is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

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