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Boiler House Jazz: Allan Chase/Ted Reichman Duo

The performance begins at 7:30; doors open 30 minutes prior.

Allan Chase (soprano, alto, bari saxes) & Ted Reichman (accordion with electronics)Saxophonist Allan Chase and accordionist Ted Reichman will explore sounds in time and space, extended techniques and unusual textures and timbral combinations, and free approaches to melody, harmony, and rhythm, in a series of structured and free duets (and short solos).

Allan Chase is a jazz saxophonist and composer. Since 2008, he has chaired the Ear Training department at Berklee College of Music. He appears as a soloist on over 40 jazz, pop, and classical recordings, in addition to several movie scores. Chase has taught a wide range of college courses in ear training, transcription and analysis, harmony, counterpoint, music theory, and music history, as well as ensembles and private lessons. He began his teaching career at Berklee in 1981, and has also taught at Tufts University and New England Conservatory, where he served as chair of jazz studies and dean of the faculty. From 1992 to 2000, he performed and recorded with John Coltrane's former drummer Rashied Ali, and he has been a member of Your Neighborhood Saxophone Quartet since 1981. Chase studied music theory and composition at Arizona State University (BM, 1978) and ethnomusicology at Tufts University (MA, 1992). He also did graduate study in music theory and jazz at New England Conservatory and studied new music improvisation for two summers at the Creative Music Studio.

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Ted Reichman is an accordionist, keyboard player, and composer, focusing on connections between improvisation and various forms of folk, popular music, and jazz. He works as a film composer and record producer, in addition to performing worldwide in John Hollenbeck’s Claudia Quintet, and other jazz and rock bands.


For more information on these and other Boiler House Jazz Series artists, please visit the Charles River Museum webpage:

For those 21+, your first beverage (beer or wine) is included in the ticket price. Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages for all.