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Unrestricted, unrehearsed and creative music ala Free-Jazz,

The Creative Music Series Presents From New England, New York, Boston Legends already and in the making: “The Quartet”: Paul Flaherty (saxophones) Back after more than three years absence “…Flaherty encapsulates the history of outlaw free improvising in New England…” -David Keenan (The Wire, The Scottish Sunday Herald).  “Flaherty is an absolute monster… and a […]


Boston Improv Festival to Highlight Underrepresented Comedic Voices

“Improv You Need To See” is the tagline for the Boston Improv Festival, but what does that actually mean? It means Chicago’s only all-Indian improv group. It means a show fully in Spanish. It means a group of women of color banded together under the moniker “Matt Damon Improv.” “We’re in an extra bastion of […]


A Dynamic Jazz Guitar & Drum Duet: Adventurous, Rhythmic

The Creative Music Series Presents A Dynamic Duo Rhythmic, Sophisticated, Improvisational The return of a great one back to Boston, a New England legend, Guitarist, Composer, Educator, Joe Morris. “If Ornette Coleman were Jim Hall, he would be Joe Morris.”; “… he sounds like no one else.”; “One of the most profound improvisers at work […]


A Provocative & Historic Jazz Trio Visits Boston

The Creative Music Series Welcomes the Boston debut of The Mario Pavone (Dialect) Trio A provocative and historically important leading Jazz bassist fronting dynamic and gifted musicians in uncompromising and compelling music that is unconventional, exploratory yet with Post-Bop as a reference. On the heels of their new recording “Chrome” (2017 Playscape) Mario Pavone, bass, […]


First Creative Music Series Concert of 2018 – Carl Testa 6tet visits Cambridge

Fans (and new comers) of Improv (Jazz, too), Electronics, Contemporary Chamber Ensembles, Experimental Music, Composition, The Carl Testa Sextet comes to town-Cambridge debut Multi-instrumental w/voice, Contemporary New Music from New England/New York. Carl Testa – bass, electronics Erica Dicker – violin, baritone violin Junko Fujiwara – cello (Boston) Louis Guarino Jr – trumpet Andria Nicodemou […]


Lust and Learning Meet at The Sextacular Show

Sex and comedy make for strange bedfellows (pun intended). After all, laughter is not the reaction most of us are gunning for when we things get hot and heavy and we start taking our clothes off. That’s why the cast of The Sextacular Show at ImprovBoston is here to laugh with you, never at you, when it comes to sexuality. Instead, the […]