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May is Military Appreciation Month, and we would like to recognize and honor our NEC Alumni U.S. Service Members. Civil Affairs Officer & Major Obadiah Baker ’06 shares how NEC shaped his journey and impacted his time serving in the U.S. military.
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NEC: Pierce Hall
Two electronic showcases featuring students from Composition, Contemporary Improvisation, Jazz, and Classical Performance departments.
Performance of Charles Mingus Half-Mast Inhibition
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Digital broadcast of the April 21, 2022 concert by the NEC Jazz Orchestra in honor of Charles Mingus’ centenary.
Mingus
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This concert, originally held on April 19, 2022, marks 100 years since the birth of seminal American composer/bassist/bandleader/record label founder/activist/poet Charles Mingus. Performers include...

The scroll of a double bass
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In honor of Charles Mingus’ centenary, NEC paid tribute to the seminal bandleader, composer, bassist, activist, poet, and record label founder with a panel discussion and two concerts. This...

Conga player
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NEC: Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre

Join NEC Preparatory School Jazz Ensemble 11, coached by Brooke Sofferman, as they perform in their spring recital.

Conga player
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NEC: Pierce Hall

Join NEC Preparatory School Jazz Ensemble 8, coached by Gregory Ryan, as they perform in their spring recital.

NEC Jazz Orchestra trumpets
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NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

Join NEC Preparatory School Jazz Ensemble 13, coached by David Zoffer, as they perform in their spring recital.

Jazz players deep in performance
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NEC: Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre

Join NEC Preparatory School Jazz Ensemble 12, coached by Jamie Stewardson as they perform in their spring recital.

Conga player
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NEC: Pierce Hall

Join NEC Preparatory School Jazz Ensemble 7, coached by Austin McMahon, as they perform in their spring recital.