PAST SHOWS

Elis&Catherine at CedarHouse Concerts

11.03.17 |7:30 pm

CedarHouse Sound & Mastering 123 Hominy Pot Road, PO Box 333, North Sutton NH 03260, NH US

www.elisandcatherine.com

Elis&Catherine at Piú Piano, Neuberg a.d. Donau

06.11.17 |7:00 pm

Spitalstraße C172, 86633 Neuburg an der Donau, DE

www.elisandcatherine.com, https://www.facebook.com/piuneuburg/

Elis&Catherine at Pasingerfabrik, Munich

06.07.17 |8:00 pm

Pasinger Fabrik GmbH August-Exter-Str. 1, 81245 Munich, DE

www.elisandcatherine.com

Elis&Catherine at Wilhelm13 Jazz Club, Oldenburg

06.03.17 |8:00 pm

Leo-Trepp-Str. 13, 26121 Oldenburg, DE

www.elisandcatherine.com

Elis&Catherine at the Welthaus, Bielefeld

06.02.17 |8:00 pm

August-Bebel-Str. 62, 33602 Bielefeld, DE

for tickets: https://www.welthaus.de/dates/dates-detail/news/detail/News/elis-roseira-catherine-bent/

Macayú Trio at the Lilypad

05.12.17 |8:00 pm

Cambridge, MA, MA US

MACAYÚ TRIO — Inspired chamber jazz

Macayú Trio’s music lives at the intersection of cultures and continents. Bold and spirited improvisers, with a technical refinement betraying their European classical roots, Yulia, Catherine and Maxim weave a sonic tapestry of the Americas and Eastern Europe.

Yulia Musayelyan – flute
Catherine Bent – cello
Maxim Lubarsky – piano

Forró Zabumbeca + Choro at Jujartu Arts Fest

08.13.16

Somerville, MA US

Elis&Catherine at Taylor House Parlor Concerts

08.12.16 |7:30pm

50 Burroughs St., Jamaica Plain, MA US

Elis&Catherine at Schlosshotel

08.06.16 |7:30 pm

Velden, AT

Elis&Catherine Garden Concert, Krobathgasse 6

08.05.16 |7:30 pm

Klagenfurt, AT

Elis&Catherine Save The Children Zika fundraiser

07.30.16 |8:00 pm

The Old Fire Station, Oxford, UK

Elis&Catherine Save The Children Zika fundraiser

07.27.16 |8:00 pm

The Lamb Acoustic Sessions, Sandford, Devon UK

Elis&Catherine's "Noite Brasileira" at St Augustine's Church

07.23.16 |7:30 pm

Cambridge, UK

Elis&Catherine at Vinárna Bokovka

07.14.16 |8:00 pm

Prague, CZ

https://www.facebook.com/abokovka/

Elis&Catherine at Volvox Globator, with Milli Janatková, Michael Delia and friends

07.13.16 |8:00 pm

Prague, CZ

visit Milli's site: http://millijanatkova.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Volvox-globator-161269217229758/?fref=ts

Elis&Catherine at Bayerische Jazz Weekend

07.09.16 |3:30 pm

Regensberg, DE

Elis&Catherine at Le Pirate Jazz Club

07.08.16 |8:30 pm

Rosenheim, DE

Rio International Cello Encounter

08.20.14

Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rio Trio

08.19.14 |7:00

Escola de Música Villa-Lobos, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Paulo Sá - mandolin; Daniel de Miranda - 7-string guitar; Catherine Bent - cello

Rio International Cello Encounter

08.16.14

Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Daniela Spielmann, Sheila Zagury and Catherine Bent

07.31.14

Santo Scenarium, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rio Trio

07.29.14 |6:30

Sala Leopoldo Miguez, Escola de Música da UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Paulo Sá - mandolin; Daniel de Miranda - 7-string guitar; Catherine Bent - cello

Daniela Spielmann, Sheila Zagury and Catherine Bent

07.26.14

Triboz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Regional de NY

06.08.14 |5:00-8:30

Beco, 45 Richardson Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY USA

Elis Roseira and Catherine Bent

05.09.14 |8:00-9:30

The Green Room, Somerville, MA USA

Axis Electric Strings

05.04.14

JFK Library, Boston MA

Axis Electric Strings

04.24.14 |7:00 pm

Intercontinental Hotel, Boston MA

The Why

04.10.14 |7:00 pm

The Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge MA

Original acoustic jazz and world grooves. Bert Seager- piano and compositions; Catherine Bent- cello; Ehud Ettun- bass; Brian O'Neill- percussion

"Está Verão"- Elis Roseira and Catherine Bent duo

02.25.14 |7:00 pm

St Peter's Episcopal Church, 838 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA

Elis Roseira (guitar, vocals) and Catherine Bent (cello) play samba, choro and MPB (Brazilian Popular Music)

Regional de New York

02.16.14 |5:00 -8:00pm

Beco Bar, 45 Richardson Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY

My début with this very fine group of New York City - based choro musicians: Vitor Gonçalves -accordion; Cesar Garabini -7 string guitar; Sergio Krakowski -pandeiro.

The Why

02.13.14 |7:00 pm

The Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge MA

Original acoustic jazz and world grooves. Bert Seager- piano and compositions; Catherine Bent- cello; Ehud Ettun- bass; Brian O'Neill- percussion

"Está Verão"- Elis Roseira and Catherine Bent duo

02.02.14 |7:00 pm

First Baptist Church, 633 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

Elis Roseira (guitar, vocals) and Catherine Bent (cello) play samba, choro and MPB (Brazilian Popular Music)

Trio Choro Brasil

09.08.13 |2:00-3:00

Brazil Day Festival, Brighton, MA

Fernando Brandão -flute; Catherine Bent -cello; Adam Bahrami - 7-string guitar. With special guest Marcus Santos on percussion.

Centro Cultural Carioca

09.02.13 |9:00-11:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Alexandre Caldi -sax and flute; Itamar Assiere -keyboard; Rodrigo Vila -bass; Cassius Theperson -drums; Marcelo Caldi -accordion; Sheila Zagury -keyboard; Catherine Bent -cello. Brazilian choro and jazz. Sheila Zagury and Catherine Bent duo play music of Egberto Gismonte.

Choro no Parque das Ruinas

09.01.13 |12:00-2:00 pm

Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Maria Souto -flute; João Gabriel Souto -guitar, Pedro Paes -clarinet; Catherine Bent -cello; Gabriel Leite -pandeiro

Choro at Mike's Haus, Santa Teresa

08.31.13 |9:00-12:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Daniela Spielmann and Sheila Zagury

08.27.13 |6:30-9:00

Nebbiolo, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro

Jazz, bossa, and choro with Daniela Spielmann -saxes and flute; Sheila Zagury -keyboard, invite special guest Catherine Bent -cello

Quarteto Veranda at Sobrenatural

08.26.13 |9:00-11:30

Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rui Alvim -clarinete; Gabriel Geszti -accordeon; Glauber Seixas -violão; Pedro Aune -baixo. Convidada Catherine Bent - violoncelo

Zé Paulo Becker at Semente

08.20.13 |midnight or later

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

I'll be sitting in on the late set with this amazing band.

Quarteto Veranda at Sobrenatural

08.19.13 |9:00-11:30

Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rui Alvim -clarinete; Gabriel Geszti -accordeon; Glauber Seixas -violão; Pedro Aune -baixo. Convidada Catherine Bent - violoncelo

Choro at Mike's Haus, Santa Teresa

08.16.13 |9:00-12:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Conjunto Época de Ouro, Rádio Nacional live broadcast

08.05.13 |5:00-7:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Ronaldo Souza -bandolim; Antônio Rocha -flauta; André Bellieny -violão; Toni Sete Cordas; Jorge Filho -cavaquinho; Jorginho do Pandeiro; special guest Catherine Bent -cello.

Quarteto Veranda at Sobrenatural

08.05.13

Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rui Alvim -clarinete; Gabriel Geszti -accordeon; Glauber Seixas -violão; Pedro Aune -baixo. Convidada Catherine Bent - violoncelo

Choro at Mike's Haus, Santa Teresa

08.03.13 |9:00-12:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Jazz trio at Galeria 1618

08.02.13 |9:00-12:00

Leme, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Michel Tasky -vocals; Sheila Zagury -keyboard; Catherine Bent -cello. Choro and jazz with a French flavor.

Choro at Trapiche Gamboa

07.30.13 |9:00-12:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

I'll be sitting in with the house choro band. Jayme Vignoli -cavaquinho; Marcilio Lopes -bandolim; Lukas Porto -violão; Andre Buxexe -percussão

Choro at Mike's Haus, Santa Teresa

07.27.13 |9:00-12:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Quarteto Veranda at Sobrenatural

07.22.13 |9:00-11:30

Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rui Alvim -clarinete; Gabriel Geszti -accordeon; Glauber Seixas -violão; Pedro Aune -baixo. Convidada Catherine Bent - violoncelo

Zé Paulo Becker at Semente

07.16.13 |midnight or later

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

I'll be sitting in on the late set with this amazing band.

Quarteto Veranda at Sobrenatural

07.15.13 |9:00-11:30

Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rui Alvim -clarinete; Gabriel Geszti -accordeon; Glauber Seixas -violão; Pedro Aune -baixo. Convidada Catherine Bent - violoncelo

Choro at Forte de Copacabana

07.07.13 |6:00-8:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Axis Jazz Quartet

06.15.13 |6:00 - 8:00

Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Choro das 3

05.31.13 |8:00

Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham, MA

Museum of Fine Arts

05.23.13 |6:00 - 7:00

Boston, MA

Twins Jazz

05.19.13 |8:00 and 10:00

1344 U Street NW, Washington DC

Brazilian music and originals. With Leonardo Lucini on bass and Alejandro Lucini on percussion.
$10 cover

An Die Musik

05.19.13 |3:00 pm

409 N Charles St, Baltimore MD

Brazilian music and originals. With Leonardo Lucini on bass and Alejandro Lucini on percussion.
$10

Evermay (private event)

05.18.13 |5:00

Washington DC

Award ceremony for Lee Abe, composer. With Lee Abe, piano, and Aubrey Johnson, voice..

The Why - at the Lilypad

05.04.13 |8:00 pm (TBC)

1353 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 395-1393

The Why - acoustic, grooving, melodic jazz quartet. Bert Seager-piano; Sean Farias-bass; Brian O'Neill-percussion; Catherine Bent-cello. The Lilypad is a very special venue with art on the walls, a beautiful piano, and some nice beers on tap.

Axis Electric Strings

04.26.13 |7:00 pm

Intercontinental Hotel, Boston MA

The Why

04.11.13 |7:00 pm

Spice Thai Kitchen, 15 Depot Square Ipswich, MA 01938 (978) 356-1828, MA

The Why - acoustic, grooving, melodic jazz quartet. Bert Seager-piano; Sean Farias-bass; Brian O'Neill-percussion; Catherine Bent-cello. Great food and vibes here!

The Why - at the Lilypad

04.06.13 |8:00 pm (TBC)

1353 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 395-1393, MA

The Why - acoustic, grooving, melodic jazz quartet. Bert Seager-piano; Sean Farias-bass; Brian O'Neill-percussion; Catherine Bent-cello. The Lilypad is a very special venue with art on the walls, a beautiful piano, and some nice beers on tap.

Steve Prosser Memorial Concert

03.28.13 |4:00 pm

David Friend Recital Hall, Boylston St, Boston, MA

I will be joined by pianist Tom Hojnacki to play the Shostakovich Cello Sonata (I). A varied program by Berklee faculty to celebrate the life and friendship of our dear colleague Steve Prosser, who passed too soon, in 2012

Fiesta Latina with The Spectrum Singers

03.23.13 |8:00 pm

First Congregational Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

"Sacred and Secular, Vibrant and Varied Vocal Works from
Latin America". Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Bach and more. A cello-forward concert with choir and soloists. Not to be missed! Pre-concert lecture and discussion at 7:00 pm. Tickets at http://www.spectrumsingers.org

Bach Around the Clock, WGBH Boston

03.16.13 |6:00 - 7:00 am

Boston MA

What better than an orchestra of celli to herald the dawn on J.S. Bach's 328th birthday? I'll be there, will you?

The Why

03.14.13 |7:00 pm

Spice Thai Kitchen, 15 Depot Square Ipswich, MA 01938 (978) 356-1828, MA

The debut of my new quartet, The Why. Bert Seager-piano; Sean Farias-bass; Brian O'Neill-percussion; Catherine Bent-cello. Featuring compositions of Bert Seager.
Food at this restaurant is supposed to be top-shelf, too!

AXIS String Trio at Larz Anderson Museum

10.15.12 |6:00 pm

Brookline , MA

Trio Por do Sol at Sunset Cafe

10.13.12 |7:30 pm

Cambridge, MA

Choro, baião, bossa nova and MPB. Trio Por do Sol is Adam Bahrami -violão a sete cordas; Marion Campos - cavaco; Catherine Bent - cello

Midnight Sun at Four Seasons Hotel (private event)

09.29.12 |7:00

guitar and cello duo - classical, jazz, latin, pop. For audio samples and information on hiring us please visit: www.axisensemble.net

Rogerio Souza at Ryles Jazz Club

09.19.12 |9:00

212 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA

If you're inclined towards Brazilian rhythms and lovely melodies and contracantos between flute and cello, I recommend that you come to Ryles to hear this gorgeous band, with whom I will have the pleasure of playing choros, maxixes, and sambas both traditional and new.

Rogerio Souza (visiting from Rio de Janeiro) - 7-string guitar
Fernando Brandão - flute
Leonardo Lucini - bass
Marcus Santos - percussion
Catherine Bent - cello

Two sets starting at 9pm. $10.

J-WAY at Cape Cod Museum of Art

09.08.12 |6:00

Dennis, MA

J-WAY -the fast and curvy string quartet- plays jazz and latin standards and originals. Private event.

Forte Copacabana

09.02.12 |6:00-8:00pm

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Roda de Choro/Concert overlooking the Guanabara Bay

Rádio Nacional appearance with Época de Ouro

08.31.12 |5:00 - 7:00 pm

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

The Conjunto Época de Ouro is the band Jacob do Bandolim put together for radio in 1961; today we have the original pandeiro player, and several of Brazil's top musicians. The group is really wonderful, and exemplifies the traditional interpretation of Choro music in Brazil.
You can tune in here:
http://www.ebc.com.br/sobre-a-ebc/veiculos-da-ebc/radios/radio-nacional-am-rio-de-janeiro

Aldeia de Lapa

08.28.12

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Roda de choro with Marcelo Cebukin - flauta; Leandro Montovani - violão a sete cordas; Marcus Tannuri - cavaquinho; Agenour de Pandeiro

Canja with Zé Paulo Becker

08.27.12 |after midnight

Semente, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

O Harlequim

08.27.12 |6:00 pm

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Choro concert with Ronaldo do Bandolim, Rogerio Souza, Fernando Brandao, Massimo Aureli and Catherine Bent.

Rádio Nacional appearance with Época de Ouro

08.24.12 |5:00 - 7:00 pm

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

The Conjunto Época de Ouro is the band Jacob do Bandolim put together for radio in 1961; today we have the original pandeiro player, and several of Brazil's top musicians. The group is really wonderful, and exemplifies the traditional interpretation of Choro music in Brazil.
You can tune in here:
http://www.ebc.com.br/sobre-a-ebc/veiculos-da-ebc/radios/radio-nacional-am-rio-de-janeiro

Aldeia de Lapa

08.21.12

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Roda de choro with Marcelo Cebukin - flauta; Leandro Montovani - violão a sete cordas; Marcus Tannuri - cavaquinho; Agenour de Pandeiro

Canja with Zé Paulo Becker

08.20.12 |after midnight

Semente, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Forte Copacabana

08.12.12 |6:00-8:00pm

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Roda de Choro/Concert overlooking the Guanabara Bay

Midnight Sun at Wellesley College Club

07.14.12

Wellesley, MA

Guitar and cello duo play swing and latin jazz (private event)

Trio Por-Do-Sol

06.24.12 |7:30-10:30

Sunset Cafe, 851 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Trio Por-Do-Sol returns to the interesting Sunset Cafe. We'll be playing some lively and beautiful Brazilian music: choro, maxixe, baião and samba.

Midnight Sun Quartet at the Institute for Contemporary Art

06.09.12 |5:00 - 7:00 pm

Boston, MA

Midnight Sun Quartet: guitar, violin, cello and drums. Swing and latin jazz standards in a unique instrumentation.

Trio Por-Do-Sol

06.02.12 |7:30-10:30

Sunset Cafe, 851 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Trio Por-Do-Sol debuts at the Sunset Cafe. We'll be playing some lively and beautiful Brazilian music: choro, maxixe, baião and samba.

AXIS String Trio at Larz Anderson Museum

05.23.12 |7:00-9:00 pm

Brookline, MA

J-WAY at the JFK Library

05.06.12 |6:00-10:00 pm

Boston, MA

J-Way string quartet plays jazz and latin and originals - private event

AXIS String Quartet at Wong Auditorium, MIT

04.01.12 |1:00 - 3:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

classical string quartet. private event

J-WAY at the Museum of Fine Arts

03.08.12 |6:00-8:00 pm

Boston, MA

Jazz String Quartet. Private Event

with Stan Strickland at the JFK Library

02.28.12 |6:00-9:00pm

Boston, MA

Jazz and Improvised Music. Private Event

J-Way at the Lilypad

02.12.12 |6:00-9:00pm

Cambridge, MA

Jazz, Latin Jazz and original music, for string quartet

"You'll Hear It!" Berklee Ear Training Faculty Concert

09.26.11 |7:30pm

David Friend Recital Hall, Boston, MA

Featuring the compositions of Berklee Ear Training Faculty. I will be playing music by Dr Rosey Lee and Prof. Mark Shilansky.

Berklee Strings Faculty Recital

09.21.11 |7:30pm

David Friend Recital Hall, Boston, MA

Program will include music from all languages and cultures! My contribution is a string quartet arrangement of "Santa Morena" (Jacob do Bandolim), performed by Mimi Rabson, Jason Anick, Melissa Howe, and myself. Other participants: Rob Thomas, Darol Anger, Matt Glaser, Simon Shaheen, John McGann, Felice Pomeranz, Mark Simos, Dave Hollender, and special guests.

Ryles Jazz Club with Fernando Saco

09.14.11 |9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Cambridge, MA

Fernando Saci leads this band of Boston heavy-hitters and many special guests in a tour of the world of Brazilian music. Expect deep grooves, lyrical melodies, and a floor show!
Paul Lieberman - Flutes/saxophones
Hiroaki Honshuku - Flute/EWI
Catherine Bent - Cello
Rika Ikeda - Violin, Steinberg Violin
Alexei Tsiganov - Piano
Hudson Gloria - Bass
Renato Malavasi - Drums/percussion
Emmanuel Bach - Guitar/Acoustic Guitar

Midnight Sun Quartet presents "Global Cool"

08.27.11 |7:00 pm

Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Road, Georgetown, ME

Clouds beneath, departing winter and arriving summer, dark sea and a glinting harbor. Portraits and nearly-found relatives, uncovering a story, an echoey line. Birds in flight, dancing cats and purring children, an elephant on the highway. Different trees, fleet from trains, fields on fire. Strange food for comfort, gratitude, faux-amis. Missing home and missing away.

Midnight Sun Quartet is Catherine Bent -cello; Bjorn Wennas -guitar; Helen Sherrah-Davies -5-string violin; Cuautli Vargas Pastrana -percussion.

Admission is free. Special thanks to our host and sponsor, Matthew Budd.

Axis Jazz Quartet (Private Event)

05.22.11 |6:30 pm

Plymouth, MA

Melrose Congregational Church

05.22.11 |10:00 am

Choral music of Mozart and Handel, with string quartet

Axis String Quartet at the State Room (Private Event)

05.21.11 |7:00 pm

Concord Chorus in concert: Reincarnations

05.07.11 |8:00 pm

Concord, MA

Dominick Argento's "Walden" for chorus, 4 celli and harp

BPC with Daniela Schaechter

03.03.11 |8:15pm

Boston

Daniela Schaechter Quintet:
DS piano and vocal, Grace Kelly alto sax, Catherine Bent cello, Rick McLaughlin bass, Bertram Lehmann drums. Headlining the Women Musicians Network 14th Annual Concert.

Stan Strickland & Josh Rosen @ Cyclorama

02.24.11 |8:00 pm

539 Tremont St, Boston, MA, MA

I'm happy to be joining the amazing-multi-instrumentalist Stan Strickland for an evening of collaboration with dancers and choregraphers at the Boston Center for the Arts. Improvised dance set at 8pm, trio set at 9pm.

Amy Correia at the Lizard Lounge

01.28.11 |10:00pm

Cambridge, MA

J-WAY at Loring-Greenough House

11.20.10

Jamaica Plain, MA

Paul Stiller & friends at David Friend Recital Hall

11.16.10 |7:30 pm

Boston , MA

Boston Philharmonic at Sanders Theatre

10.24.10 |3:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Debussy's La Mer, Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments, Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, and Gershwin's American In Paris. Piano soloist: Stephen Drury; Ben Zander conducts.

Boston Philharmonic at Jordan Hall

10.23.10 |8:00 pm

290 Huntington Ave, Boston MA

Debussy's La Mer, Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments, Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, and Gershwin's American In Paris. Piano soloist: Stephen Drury; Ben Zander conducts.

Boston Philharmonic at Mechanics Hall

10.22.10 |8:00 pm

321 Main Street Worcester, MA 01608

Debussy's La Mer, Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments, Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, and Gershwin's American In Paris. Piano soloist: Stephen Drury; Ben Zander conducts.

Boston Philharmonic at Sanders Theatre

10.21.10 |7:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Debussy's La Mer, Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments, Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, and Gershwin's American In Paris. Piano soloist: Stephen Drury; Ben Zander conducts.

J-WAY at Skinner's Reception and Auction Preview

10.08.10 |5:30 7:00 pm

63 Park Plaza, Boston MA

A perfect end to the week: Fine Instruments, cheese and prosecco, and a jazz/pop string quartet! With special guest David Bonsey on guitar. R.S.V.P 617.350.5400

Choro Democratico at Caffe Luna

09.23.10 |8:00-10:00 pm

Cambridge MA

J-WAY at Taylor House

09.17.10 |7:30 pm

50 Burroughs St, Jamaica Plain MA 02130, MA

"the fast and curvy string quartet" plays jazz, tango, choro and more in this lovely historic house in Jamaica Plain.
$10 recommended donation

Berklee String Dept. Faculty Concert, David Friend Recital Hall, Berklee College of Music

09.13.10 |7:30 pm

Boston, MA

Midnight Sun at Roslindale Farmers' Market

08.07.10 |11:00am-12:45pm

Adams Park, Roslindale, MA

2 sets of 45 minutes each. Jazz and Latin standards, done our way. Fresh produce and delicious treats. All ages show!

Midnight Sun at Elm Bank

08.06.10 |4:00-8:00 pm

Dover, MA

private function with Midnight Sun and harmonica virtuoso Mike Turk

Choros com Chocolate in Kendall Square

07.20.10 |12:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Choros com Chocolate at Little Branch

07.15.10 |10:30pm -1:00am

New York, NY

J WAY at Georgetown Historical Society

07.10.10 |7:00 pm

Georgetown, ME

A spicy program of American music with influences from Europe and Africa. Villa Lobos' String Quartet no. 6, Piazzolla's Tango-Ballet, a trio of choro arrangements by me, a bouquet of tangos, and various Latin Rhythms as interpreted by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin.

J Way will be capping our week's residency with this concert at the Georgetown Historical Society, and possibly an NPR appearance.

Tomoko Iwamoto and Tomoko Omura, violins. Helen Sherrah-Davies, 5-string violin. Catherine Bent, cello

Choros com Chocolate at Tea Lounge

06.23.10 |9:00 - 11:30

Brooklyn, NY

Choros com Chocolate at Cafe Luna

06.17.10 |8:00 -11:00 pm

403 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139-4102

Come join us for great eats and drinks and Choro, in the intimate and casual Cafe Luna.
Catherine Bent-cello
Jared Sims-flute/clarinet
Jason Davis- violão de 7 cordas
Brian O'Neill-pandeiro/cajon
plus special guests . . . .

J Way at Cafe Luna

06.04.10 |8:00 -10:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

"the fast and curvy string quartet"

Choros com Chocolate at Cafe Luna

05.27.10 |8:00 -11:00 pm

Come join us for great eats and drinks and Choro, in the intimate and casual Cafe Luna.
Catherine Bent-cello
Jared Sims-flute/clarinet
Jason Davis- violão de 7 cordas
Brian O'Neill-pandeiro/cajon
plus special guests . . . .

Choro Democratico at Regattabar

05.12.10 |7:30 pm

I'm happy and honored to have been asked to join Boston's Choro Democratico as a guest performer! These guys are the best Choro musicians in Boston, and this show is not to be missed!

Aljashu at The Loft @ Berklee College of Music

04.29.10 |7:00 pm

939 Boylston St. Boston, MA, MA

I'm excited to have been invited to play in this concert - a set of 12 songs of all-acoustic Sephardic music from Greece, sung in Ladino, a.k.a. Judeo-Español.

Featuring the vocals of Julia Madeson, Brian O'Neill on percussion, Tev Stevig on guitar, oud, and other strings, Catherine Bent on cello, as well as the 19 year-old prodigy of the 72-string qanun, from Ramallah, Palestine, Ali Amr.

This is a Free concert with limited seating. To reserve, contact jmadeson@berklee.edu.

J Way at Skinner Auction Preview

04.23.10 |5:00 - 7:00 pm

63 Park Plaza, Boston MA, MA

"Oh Raven, If You Only Had Brains..." Lefteris Kordis' DMA recital at Williams Hall, New England Conservatory

04.13.10 |8:30 pm

Boston, MA

A very exciting premiere performance of pianist Lefteris Kordis' original compositions based on selected fables by Aesop. The original, ancient Greek text will be sung by Panayota Haloulakou accompanied by a 7-piece ensemble.

Darryl Harper on clarinet, narration
Alec Spiegelman on flute, clarinet & bass clarinet
Helen Sherrah-Davies on 5-string violin
Catherine Bent on cello
Greg Loughman on bass
Austin McMahon on drums
Lefteris Kordis on piano

Animation by Tomas Cruz and Shankar Tucker.
Reception will follow. Free entrance.

Choros com Chocolate at Luna Caffe

04.01.10 |8:00 - 11:00

Cambridge, MA

Come join us for choro music and great food and drink in the intimate and casual Luna Caffe.

Boston Gay Men's Choir at Jordan Hall

03.28.10 |3:00 pm

"We the People" - An Exploration of Marriage Equality by Mark Koval, for narrator, choir, piano and 6 celli.

Boston Gay Men's Choir at Jordan Hall

03.27.10 |8:00 pm

Boston, MA

"We the People" - An Exploration of Marriage Equality by Mark Koval, for narrator, choir, piano and 6 celli.

Axis Piano Trio at The Whitehead Institute

03.22.10 |6:00 pm

"Romance in the Shadows" featuring the music of Romantic composers whose prolific careers became overshadowed by larger historical figures. The Axis Trio will perform the Piano Trio in G minor by Clara Wieck Schumann, and 9 Miniatures by Frank Bridge.
Helen Sherrah-Davies -violin
Catherine Bent - cello
Qing Jiang- piano

with Ambrose Akinmusire at Rubin Museum

03.19.10

New York, NY

"The Secret Garden" at New England Performing Arts Center

03.14.10 |2:00 pm

MA

"The Secret Garden" at New England Performing Arts Center

03.13.10 |7:30 pm

MA

Haiti Fund-Raiser at the Western Front, 343 Western Ave

02.28.10 |7:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Fundraiser to aid the the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. $15 minimum donation. Artists appearing: Merrick Family Spirit Lake Dakota Sioux, Aika, Leah Gough-Cooper's Human Equivalent, Jorrit Dijkstra Sax Trio, and J-WAY "the fast and curvy string quartet".

Choros com Chocolate at Stork Club

02.18.10 |9:00 - midnight

Boston, MA

Come vibe with the Choro at this swanky dive in the South End. Great menu and bar. No cover charge. Bring your friends!

Choros com Chocolate at Luna Cafe

02.11.10 |8:00 - 11:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Come join us for great eats and drinks and Choro, in the intimate and casual Luna Cafe.

J-Way at Luna Cafe

01.29.10 |9:00-11:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Underground Jazz String Quartet, J-Way serves up tasty arrangements of jazz, modern and classic pop, choro and originals.

Choros com Chocolate at Luna Cafe

01.21.10 |8:00 - 11:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Come join us for great eats and drinks and Choro, in the intimate and casual Luna Cafe.

J Way Quartet at Longwood Medical Center (private event)

12.24.09 |12:00-2:00 pm

Boston, MA

J Way Quartet at Longwood Medical Center (private event)

12.22.09 |12:00-2:00 pm

Boston, MA

Choros com Chocolate at The Healey School (private performance)

12.18.09 |11:15am

Somerville, MA

Compositions of Pixinguinha, Jacobo do Bandolim, Hermeto Pascoal, Catherine Bent and others.

Catherine Bent (cello), Jared Sims (alto sax, flute), Brian O'Neill (percussion) and Jason Davis (violão de 7 cordas)

Choros com Chocolate at Harvard (private event)

12.17.09 |3:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Choros com Chocolate at Ryles Jazz Club

12.16.09 |9:00 pm (TBC)

212 Hampshire Ste, Cambridge, MA

Compositions of Pixinguinha, Jacobo do Bandolim, Hermeto Pascoal, Catherine Bent and others.

Catherine Bent (cello), Jared Sims (alto sax, flute), Brian O'Neill (percussion) and Jason Davis (violão de 7 cordas)

J Way Quartet at Cafe Luna - 4-course wine dinner with jazz!

12.14.09 |7:00 - 10:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

All-in deal at the wonderful, cozy Cafe Luna in Central Square:
A mere $30 gets you a sumptuous 4-course meal with wine pairings AND two sets of music from the group formerly known as the Underground Jazz String Quartet (the J Way Quartet).
Tomoko Iwamoto and Tomoko Omura - violins
Helen Sherrah-Davies - 5-string violin
Catherine Bent - cello

J Way String Quartet at MIT (private event)

12.09.09 |6:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

formerly the Underground Jazz String Quartet, the J Way Quartet is playing a private holiday party at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Catherine Bent at the Tea Lounge

10.24.09 |9:00 pm 2 sets

837 Union Street, Brooklyn NY (718) 624-5683, NY

Catherine's sextet plays originals plus music of Hermeto Pascoal, Oscar Castro-Neves and more. Great food and drinks, no cover charge.

Russ Johnson- trumpet, Aaron Kruziki- alto sax and flute, Catherine Bent- cello and compositions, Manami Morita- piano, Kevin Thomas- bass, Owen Howard- drums

Choros com Chocolate at The Fireplace

10.15.09 |9:30 pm to 12:00 am

1634 Beacon St, Brookline, MA

Compositions of Pixinguinha, Jacobo do Bandolim, Hermeto Pascoal, Catherine Bent and others.

Catherine Bent (cello), Jared Sims (alto sax, flute), Brian O'Neill (percussion) and Jason Davis (violão de 7 cordas)

Choros com Chocolate at La Luna Caffe

10.01.09 |7:30 - 10:30 pm

403 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

Catherine plays originals and music of Brazilian composers with a quartet.

Catherine Bent (cello), Jared Sims (alto sax, flute), Brian O'Neill (pandeiro) and Jason Davis (violão de 7 cordas)

Underground Jazz String Quartet at The Lilypad

07.31.09 |7:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Underground Jazz String Quartet - jazz standards, Latin and pop
Tomoko Omura and Tomoko Iwamoto, violins
Helen Sherrah-Davies, 5-string violin
Catherine Bent, cello

Catherine Bent at Vernissage

07.16.09 |8:00

Brookline, MA

Catherine Bent at Boston Public Library, Jamaica Plain

06.25.09 |6:30 -8:00 pm

Jamaica Plain, MA

with an amazing band of local musicians: Catherine Bent - cello and compositions, Jerry Sabatini - trumpet, Rick Stone - alto sax, Jason Yeager - piano, Brad Barrett - bass, Mike Connors - drums. FREE ADMISSION. Early show, don't be late and party with us afterwards!

Underground Jazz String Quartet at Rutman's

06.04.09 |7:30 pm

Underground Jazz String Quartet - jazz standards and pop
Tomoko Omura and Tomoko Iwamoto, violins
Helen Sherrah-Davies, 5-string violin
Catherine Bent, cello

Underground Jazz String Quartet at Cafe Luna

05.29.09 |8:30 pm

Cambridge, MA

Underground Jazz String Quartet - jazz standards and pop
Tomoko Omura and Tomoko Iwamoto, violins
Helen Sherrah-Davies, 5-string violin
Catherine Bent, cello

Catherine Bent at Williams Hall, New England Conservatory

05.06.09 |8:30 pm, free admission

Boston, MA

Music composed by Catherine Bent. Featuring: Assaf Shatil, Amir Milstein, Rick Stone, Alex Chaloff, Will Caviness, Kendall Eddy, Randall Pingrey, Paul Geresy and Jason Yeager.

Hankus Netsky's Jewish Music Ensemble, Keller Room, New England Conservatory

04.28.09 |7:00 pm

Boston, MA

Choros com Chocolate at Lilypad, Inman Square

04.16.09 |10:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

At 10:00 pm, a set of the music of Panayota Haloulakou, with Lefteris Kordis, Alec Spiegelman, Michalis Katachanis, Kendall Eddy, Austin McMahon and Catherine Bent

At 11:00 pm Catherine Bent's Choros com Chocolate
Amir Milstein -flute, Rick Stone -reeds, Catherine Bent -cello, Assaf Shatil -piano, Alex Chaloff -drums. Join us for music of Pixinguinha, Jobim and Bent

Hankus Netsky and friends, Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard St

04.05.09 |4:00pm

Waltham, MA

A concert featuring music from the repertoire of Morris Hollender, the temple's long-time lay cantor and Torah-reader. The concert, organized by local musician Hankus Netsky, will include local singers and the New England Conservatory Jewish Music Ensemble. Originally from Carpato-Ruthenia and a survivor of Auschwitz, Mr. Hollender emigrated to America with his wife, Edith (also a survivor), in 1968.
Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard St. Waltham, 781-894-5146. $10.

Lilypad, Inman Square

02.19.09 |11:00 pm

Cambridge, MA

Catherine Bent -cello and compositions, Jason Yeager -piano, Luis Perez -soprano sax, Andrew Urbina -alto sax, Zwelakhe Bell le Pere -bass, Moses Eder -drums.

AXIS Duo - House Concert

01.09.09 |8:00pm

Cambridge, MA

An Evening of Baroque Chamber Music.
The AXIS Duo:
Bjorn Wennas -guitar, Catherine Bent -cello

Jazz Vespers at St Peter's Church, Lexington Ave

12.28.08 |3:00 - 5:00 pm (please check back to confirm time)

New York, NY

The Sean Wayland Group String Sextet with Jazz Quartet. Sean Wayland -piano and compositions, Ike Sturm -bass, Jochen Rueckert -drums, Karlie Bruce -vocals, Catherine Bent -cello

Kaiku at Cornelia Street Cafe

12.21.08

New York

Live with Enya on Regis and Kelly Show

12.18.08 |9:00 am

New York City and ABC Tv

Keller Room, New England Conservatory

12.10.08 |7:00 pm

Boston, MA

"The Dream Team" performs music of Catherine Bent and others.
Aubrey Johnson -vocals, Anna Hoffman -alto sax, Michel Reis -piano, Catherine Bent -cello, Frank Ojeda -bass, Tyson Stubelek -drums, One set.

Keller Room, New England Conservatory

11.25.08 |7:00 pm

Boston, MA

Joe Morris Ensemble performs music of Ornette Coleman, Tim Berne, Catherine Bent and others.

The Lilypad

10.12.08 |7:00 pm

Cambridge, MA USA

The Anna Hoffman Octet

The Beehive

09.28.08 |11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Boston, MA

panaYota chaLoulakou, Lefteris Kordis and Catherine Bent. Original music and jazz standards with a twist. Come and enjoy delicious food, great sound, lovely atmosphere in Boston's South End!

Axis Jazz Quartet at Sherborne Inn (private party)

09.21.08 |12:00 - 4:00 pm

Sherborne MA

Axis Trio at Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary (private party)

09.20.08 |2:00-4:00 pm

Belmont, MA

Brown Hall, New England Conservatory

09.18.08 |7:30 pm (please check back to confirm time)

Boston, MA USA

Catherine joins the ensemble of Elliott Sharp, for an evening of Sharp's music