Tag Archives: Jazz Haven

Sticking Around

Jesse Hameen II

To jazz-drum is to lead, says Neighborhood Music School instructor Jesse Hameen II. “The proper name for what the drummer sits on is not a seat but a throne… It’s a seat of authority. You direct the pace, the rhythm, …

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This Week in New Haven (August 11 – 17)

Best Video screening area

Between a classic film featuring a leading man in his prime, a play staged in a park under the night sky and a professional tennis tournament boasting major talent, we’re seeing stars…

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This Week in New Haven (July 28 – August 3)

The Grand Budapest Hotel

This week in New Haven has us seeing double: two pie contests, a double-feature bundling 20+ local short films, a couple strong jazz shows and several pairs of deep soulful canine eyes…

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This Week in New Haven (September 9 – 15)

Guy Wolff Pottery

September is a time of plenty in New Haven, and that’s clearly reflected in this week’s diverse happenings. Check out a hyperlocal photo exhibit on Monday and a star-studded…

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Cool Summer

Decades on the Green

The summer concert season on New Haven Green got off to an unofficial and unusual start May 30, with the sight of three young musicians from out of town sitting at the memorial fountain and blazing on acoustic instruments through …

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Into the Swing

Godwin Louis | New Haven Jazz Festival

If the 2012 New Haven Jazz Festival were a melodic line, the city name and the musical genre would carry equal emphasis.

But it hasn’t always been so locally rooted. When…

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This Week in New Haven (August 6 – 12)

BoDeans August 10 | Music on the Green

It’s a relatively peaceful time of the season, so it’s fitting that this week in New Haven begins with a series of peace-promoting gatherings and ends with a pleasant stroll through an historic house, though there are plenty of laughs, …

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