Tag Archives: Neighborhood Music School

Swinging for the Fences

When Neighborhood Music School’s Premier Jazz Ensemble opened for up-and-coming jazz pianist Christian Sands at the 2016 New Haven Jazz Festival, the group’s tenor saxophonist, Ryan Griffiths, was starstruck. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 23 – 29)

Fine art joins some fine weather this week in New Haven. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 5 – 11)

Celtic Cross Pipes and Drums at the 2017 Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade

Rights and wrongs and a revelrous ritual round out this week in New Haven. …

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This Week in New Haven (July 31 – August 6)

At Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven

Live music, mindful art and sea kayaking make a splash this week in New Haven. …

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This Week in New Haven (July 18 – 24)

En Vogue

Music, dancing and games are some of the diversions mankind’s pursued for thousands of years, and which New Haven pursues with more or less modernity this week. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 25 – May 1)

Mark Simon "Einstein Was Right"

This week’s about thinking things through. It’s also about going with the flow. …

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Beating Hearts

Even in the din caused by 40-odd hands and sticks, there are distinct patterns that emerge in a drum circle. Consciously or not, pockets of three or four drummers might start syncing with one another, locking eyes and grooves. Other …

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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 3 – 9)

A big name in jazz returns this week to the scene where he got his start, while local movie-makers take turns showing scenes on the silver screen…

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This Week in New Haven (April 27 – May 3)

Antelope by Rod Cook

This week walks and talks, starting out with a gut- and myth-busting talk one day and a lecture from a literary luminary the next. Then it’s on to copious…

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