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Boston Impromptu: A Jazz Combo playing the “Great American Songbook”

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Boston Impromptu: A Jazz Combo playing the “Great American Songbook”

Time: January 6, 2013 from 3pm to 6pm
Location: Loring-Greenough House,
Street: 12 South Street
City/Town: Jamaica Plain MA 01230
Website or Map: http://www.Loring-Greenough.o…
Phone: 617-524-3158
Event Type: parlor, concert, and, tea
Organized By: Loring-Greenough House Concerts
Latest Activity: Dec 26, 2012

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Event Description

The Boston-based jazz combo BOSTON IMPROMPTU: Yas Ishibashi, keyboard and vocals, Bill O’Connor, drums, Roger Mantie, saxophone, and Liz Horwitz, bass, presents a program of songs, ballads and swing tunes from what is often referred to as “The Great American Songbook,” music from the 30's through the 50's, on Sunday, January 6, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at the historic Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain in the 13th season of the Sunday Afternoon at the ‘Greenough House Parlor Concert Series..

Meet the musicians at afternoon tea following the program.    

The Sunday Afternoon at the ‘Greenough House series recreates the atmosphere of 18th and 19th century “musical afternoons” in the 1760 Loring-Greenough House, twice monthly, October to May. Tickets are available at the door: donation $15 ($10 seniors, students and JPTC members). Space is limited; reservations are suggested—call 617-524-3158 or email
For more information about BOSTON IMPROMPTU see .

Built in 1760, the Loring-Greenough House, a local landmark listed on the Massachusetts and National Registers of Historic Places, is located at 12 South Street (at the Civil War Monument) in Jamaica Plain, MA. It is owned and managed by the non-profit Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club, Inc. as a historic house museum and site for art and music presentations. The Loring-Greenough House is wheelchair accessible. For more information on the Loring-Greenough House, see

For reservations or directions, call (617)524-3158, or email

Upcoming concerts in this series:
        Sunday, January 20: Mimi Rabson Trio: (Mimi Rabson, Helen Sherrah-Davis, Junko Fujiwara) present repertoire of new chamber music that includes improvisation for string trio. (This is a special concert on a Holiday weekend!!)
        Sunday, February 3: Balint Karosi, Harpsichord. A versatile concert organist and recording artist, Balint Karosi is an accomplished composer, harpsichordist and improviser who is noted for his elegant style, improvisations, and for his original compositions.
    Sunday,         February 17: No concert–Presidents’ Day Holiday weekend
    Sunday, March 3: Pentimento:  Eric Haas, recorders, Olav Chris Hendriksen, archlute

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