Gary Thomas: Peabody Improvisation and Multimedia Ensemble

by Andrew Zaleski You couldn’t hear Gary Thomas in the back of the Peabody Conservatory’s East Room on this particular Wednesday night. The founding director of the jazz studies program has a softspoken, if deep, voice. That was but a minor inconvenience on May 2nd, when the focus of the night was the occasion being celebrated—ten years since the inception of Peabody’s jazz studies concentration—and the rather large, twenty-member-plus Improvisation and Multimedia Ensemble assembled at the front of the room. | Read more>> Read more