How do you like your jazz?

Hot? Contemporary? Crazy? Smooth?

It's all here in the mix, with dozens of club-style sets in November and December, usually three different acts each night. Tonight the mix includes the Persian Music Ensemble coached by Nima Janmohammadi, Songwriting Ensemble coached by Hankus Netsky, the African America Roots Ensemble coached by Nedelka Prescod, and the CI Ensemble coached by Ted Reichman.

These student ensembles are the club headliners of tomorrow—coached by leading jazz and improvising artists from the New England Conservatory faculty.


6:00pm set
Persian Music Ensemble coached by Nima Janmohammadi 
Marnen Laibow-Koser, violin
Ben Andrews, violin
Patrick M'Gonigle, violin
Ilya Portnov, harmonica
Mark Goldstein, guitar
Dylan McKinstry, guitar/mandolin
Sonny Lalchandani, sitar 

7:00pm set
Songwriting Ensemble coached by Hankus Netsky
Yasmine Azaiez, violin
Abby Swidler, violin
Matt Maneri, violin
Kody Glazer, trombone
Jacob Means, mandolin
Oliver Strasser, guitar
Alexandra Greenwald, voice/piano
Bee Than, piano
Damon Smith, piano
Kirsten Lamb, cello

8:00pm set
African American Roots Ensemble coached by Nedelka Prescod
Rebecca Sullivan, voice
Alida Doornberg, voice
Sofia Kriger, voice
Alexandra Greenwald, voice
Matt Barrett, flute
Patrick M'Gonigle, violin
Gabe Gladstein, violin
Mariel Austin, trombone
Sam Fribush, piano, steelpan/banjo
Damon Smith, piano
Alex Monti, voice/bass
Robin Baytas, percussion
Ryan Sands, percussion

9:00pm set
CI Ensemble coached by Ted Reichman
Lukas Papenfusscline, voice
Dan Pencer, saxophone
Will Greene, guitar
Nima Janmohammadi, oud
Jacob Means, mandolin
Katherine McShane, cello
Simon Willson, bass
Andy Fordyce, drum


Date: December 10, 2013 - 7:00:PM
Price: Free
Location: Pierce Hall

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