Click here to download the 2013 Festival Program.
Can't make it to the festival? Click the links below for live streaming video from each stage:
KidsJam Returns to the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival
After winning over kids and parents alike in 2011 and 2012, KidsJam returns for the 2013 festival. Berklee faculty, staff and music education students will conduct free sessions running throughout the day. Located in the Natixis Family Park, the KidsJam crew welcomes kids of all ages to join them in wonderful musical experiences that are both fun and educational. Don't miss it!
What is KidsJam?
KidsJam is a free early childhood music education program provided to the Boston-area community by the Music Education department at Berklee College of Music. The program runs weekly at Berklee’s Café 939 during the academic year and holds special events in the summer months. It is designed to introduce young children to a variety of musical activities essential to a well-rounded music education. These include singing and sound exploration, moving, playing instruments, creating, listening, and responding to music, as well as learning about a variety of musical concepts and instruments.
KidsJam Schedule — September 28, 2013, Natixis Family Park
1:00 pm Gigs, Chops and Axes
Storybook: This Jazz Man
2:00 pm Finding the Groove
Storybook: Cool Cats Counting
3:00 pm Scat for all
Storybook: Jazz Fly
4:00 pm Jazz Cats
Storybook: Jazz Cats