Musician Steven Feifke brings his jazz back home

Lexington, MA 012214 Musician Steven Feifke (left) traveled to Boston to visit on January 22, 2014 his alma mater, Lexington High School, where and his seven-piece jazz band gave a clinic and a master class. (Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff)/ G
Lexington, MA 012214 Musician Steven Feifke (left) traveled to Boston to visit on January 22, 2014 his alma mater, Lexington High School, where and his seven-piece jazz band gave a clinic and a master class. (Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff)/ GThe Boston Globe

Before his Thursday-night gig at Regattabar, pianist-composer Steven
Feifke
made a Wednesday visit to his alma mater, Lexington High School. The 2009 grad, who’s now playing in New York City, gave a master class to young musicians and listened to the school’s honors jazz combo. He said the kids were playing at a “remarkable level.” Lexington is known for producing creative superstars. Other grads of the high school include comedian-actress Rachel Dratch, singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson, musician Amanda Palmer, and comedian
Eugene Mirman
. Feifke had plans to stick around Boston on Friday to record an album.

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