Pomeroy Scholarship Concert

Here’s a calendar item for those in, or planning to be in Boston on April 1.
Lovano.jpgJoe Lovano (pictured), Hal Galper and Jack Walrath will headline a concert at the Berklee College of Music. Proceeds will benefit the Herb Pomeroy Scholarship Fund. Pomeroy, trumpeter, arranger, and Berklee teacher for four decades, died last August. Among the school’s alumni whose compositions and arrangements will be played by the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra are Alan Broadbent, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Michael Gibbs and the longtime Berklee teacher John LaPorta. For more information, go here and scroll down.

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  1. says

    Herb was a national treasure and I’m so glad this concert is being produced in his memory. If you would like to hear a 1/2 hour radio documentary that I produced called, “Herb Pomeroy, A Jazz Portrait” simply log on to:
    Look for “Jazz Portraits” and the picture of Yusef Lateef and click there. It will take you to Herb’s feature (as well as others on Yusef, Jimmy Giuffre, Alan Dawson, Archie Shepp, Jackie McLean, etc). It’s Herb in his own voice talking about his career in music and education, accompanied by the music he made and/or listened to. Enjoy!