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MassJazz Guide Now Available

Jazzed Magazine • News • October 5, 2017

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has released its 2017-2018 MassJazz Guide for jazz fans to read and get the scoop on the year-round jazz scene of festivals, concerts, night clubs, jazz brunches, college courses, and radio programs.

MassJazz Guide is a free, 40-page guide that includes stories on celebrated jazz musicians, such as bassist Esperanza Spalding, pianist Yoko Miwa, and jazz singer and radio executive Amanda Carr of WICN-FM and the New England Jazz Hall of Fame in Worcester. The most recent issue includes articles on Berklee College of Music’s new partnership with the Shanghai Conservatory in China, the upcoming Beantown Jazz Festival, and other festivals in Massachusetts this fall, as well as profiles on jazz promoters such as Fred Taylor, Berkshires Jazz, Woods Hole Jazz Series, Northampton Jazz Series, John Coltrane Memorial Concert, and Mandorla Music.

The 2017-2018 issue features notable Boston jazz clubs such as Les Zygomates Wine Bar, Darryl’s Corner Kitchen + Bar, and Slade’s Bar & Grill, while also listing jazz brunches throughout the state.

The free MassJazz Guide is available at visitor kiosks, college campuses, and venues where live jazz is performed.

Read the digital 2017 MassJazz Guide online, and find ongoing information on live jazz in Massachusetts at

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