ZUMIX is pleased to present our 2015 Jazz at the Firehouse Concert Series, featuring four nights of incredible jazz music in ZUMIX’s beautifully renovated Firehouse, just a couple blocks from East Boston’s Maverick Square. All proceeds support ZUMIX’s award-winning work using music as a tool to empower youth and build community.
Each evening will open with emerging artists from ZUMIX youth programs.
June 7: Christine Fawson Quartet featuring Phil Wilson
Opening Act: Angelina Botticelli
Guest MC: Jack Scalcione, Jazz at the Firehouse Committee Member
June 14: Giacomo Gates with Tim Ray Trio
Opening Act: ZUMIX Jazz Ensemble
Guest MC: Eric Jackson, host of WGBH's Eric in the Evening
June 21: Max Whiting Quintet with Fulani Haynes
Opening Act: Miriam Almendares
Guest MC: Ed Gardella, host of WICN's Jazz Matinee
June 28: Claudio Roditi Quartet featuring Fernando Huergo
Opening Act: Sarah Coelho with the Firehouse Band
Guest MC: José Massó, of WBUR's ¡Con Salsa!
Beer, wine, and light refreshments available for sale.
Visit www.zumix.org/community/events or call 617-568-9777 for more information.
When & Where
Founded in 1991 in response to the worst year of violence in Boston’s history, ZUMIX offers award-winning programs in songwriting, performance, radio, audio technology, and theater for youth ages 7-18. With the changing needs of our community, we are now operating out of a 9,000 sq-foot renovated firehouse in East Boston. Each year we serve 500 youth in our after-school and summer programs, 550 youth through in-school partnerships, and reach more than 10,000 additional youth and adults through workshops, community events, and outdoor concerts. In 2011 our Executive Director and one of our teens traveled to the White House to accept the National Arts and Humanities Youth Programs Award from First Lady Michelle Obama.