This tradition goes back to 1969, when NEC launched the first fully accredited jazz studies program at a music conservatory. Our Contemporary Improvisation program has launched new sounds since 1974.
2012-04-19 El Visionario: Music of Bob Moses
2012-04-23 Pierce Jazz Series
2012-04-24 NEC Jazz Composers' Workshop Orchestra
2012-04-25 Pierce Jazz Series
2012-04-26 Fred Hersch: Leaves of Grass
2012-04-30 Pierce Contemporary Improvisation Series
2012-05-01 Pierce Contemporary Improvisation Series
2012-05-02 Pierce Jazz Series
2012-05-16 NEC Youth Jazz Orchestra + Schaphorst
2012-05-25 Eyran Katsenelenbogen Trio
Please see the 2012-2013 Jazz Schedule
At New England Conservatory, jazz runs hot in young musicians' veins, with the blaze of individual creativity, the warmth of group interaction. Experimentation is encouraged. And that's cool!