propulsive and responsive rhythm section—Kevin Lowenthal, Boston Globe
Read about late-in-life career transitions, including mine, in the Boston Globe.
- Saturday January 20 2018, 8:00-11:00 pm, Jean Mancini Gough, vocals; James Merenda, piano; Jon Dreyer, bass. Chengdu Restaurant, 157 Turnpike Rd, Westborough MA
- Tuesday January 23 2018, 8:00 pm. Jazz Jam with James Merenda and TickleJuice. At Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 Hollis St, Framingham MA 01702
- Friday January 26 2018, 8:00 pm. James Merenda's TickleJuice. at Outpost 186, 186½ (around the back) Hampshire Street, Cambridge MA 02139.
- Saturday January 27 2018. Rico Barr Jump 'n' Jive Review. 9:00-12:00 midnight (lessons at 8:00?) at Swing City Boston, West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave, Cambridge MA 02138
- Sunday February 11 2018, 4:00–7:00 pm. Jazz Jam with Steve Berke, guitar; Alexei Tsiganov, piano; Steve Langone, drums. Chelmsford Center for the Arts, 1a North Road, Chelmsford MA. Come listen, play, sing, hang!
- Saturday February 24 2018, 8:00 pm. Harvey Diamond, piano; James Merenda, saxophone; Jon Dreyer, bass; Miki Matsuki, drums. Mandorla Music Series, Third Life Studio, 33 Union Square, Somerville MA. Tickets!
- Saturday March 3 2018, 8:00 pm. Sheila Jordan, vocals; Harvey Diamond, piano; Jon Dreyer, bass; Joe Hunt, drums. At the New School of Music, 25 Lowell St, Cambridge MA. Walk from Harvard Square, take the #71 or #73 bus, or park free in the lot behind the school.
- Sunday April 8 2018, 4:00–7:00 pm. Jazz Jam with Jon Dreyer. Jon Dreyer, bass. Chelmsford Center for the Arts, 1a North Road, Chelmsford MA. Come listen, play, sing, hang!
Please get in touch if you are looking for a bassist, cellist, or jazz duo, trio or larger group. Think about having live music at your next house party.