Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival has grown from a one-day street fair to 10 days of activities that encompass club gigs as well as the signature afternoon multi-stage event in the South End. Here are some highlights. Full details are at beantownjazz.org.
KURT ROSENWINKEL & OJM | September 15 at Berklee Performance Center | The pathbreaking young guitarist and composer unveils his big-band project with the Portuguese Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos (OJM) following the September 7 release of Our Secret World
THE BAD PLUS | September 17 at Berklee Performance Center | The irreverent piano trio release Never Stop (E1 Music) on September 14. It’s their first album of all-original material.
DANILO PÉREZ TRIO AND FRIENDS | September 23-24 at Scullers Jazz Club | Pérez and gang celebrate the release of Providencia over two nights at Scullers.
OUTDOOR FESTIVAL | September 25 at Columbus Ave between Mass Ave and Burke St | A noon–6 pm street festival on three stages with Greg Osby & Mark Turner, Julian Lage Trio, Nona Hendryx (!), Victor Mendoza, Grace Kelly, the Wild Magnolias, the Boogaloo Swamis, Al Kooper, and more.
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