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Savion Glover, Joyce Theatre, New York
Savion Glover's got a brand new bag - or rather, since the 39-year-old star is all about roots, a venerable old bag that he has refurbished.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
All About Jazz
FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Berkshire Gateway to Feature Phil Woods, Freddie Bryant, Greg Caputo Big Band
Berkshires Jazz, Inc. today announced the second annual Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend, bringing marquee performers and local jazz musicians to downtown Lee, Massachusetts, July 25-28.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Western swing band to debut at Monday's'Music Under the Stars'
The free concert held at Buttermilk Creek Park, takes place from 7-8:30 p.m. The band's founder, bass violinist Mark Hembree of Oconomowoc, is a professional musician who has performed with top musicians like Bill Monroe and Randy Travis.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
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Herman Leonard captured it all, but one wonders if he planned on capturing the viewer's presence as it's reflected in the glass.
Observer & Eccentric
Details: Barefoot Productions seeks actors for its summer production, "Hallelujah Girls" by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ravinia Benny Goodman Tribute swings
Three exceptional clarinetists and the Midwest's talented Chicago Jazz Orchestra reminded Ravinia Festival audiences why the music of Benny Goodman still excites jazz and big band lovers decades after the "king of swing's" quartet drew a record attendance in 1973.
Bangor Daily News
Former Portland resident Johnny Smith, acclaimed jazz guitarist who...
Johnny Smith, a jazz guitarist whose luscious tone, understated versatility and exemplary swinging style brought him a half-century of acclaim and whose composition "Walk, Don't Run" became a surf-rock hit for the Ventures in the 1960s, died June 11 at his home in Colorado Springs, Colo.
National Public Radio
Two Generations Of Jazz Guitar Tune Up For Father's Day
It's Father's Day weekend - and instead of another tie, Weekend Edition Saturday is getting a slice of New Jersey Pizzarelli.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Community band performs tonight
Highlights from the concert include: Benny Goodman: The King of Swing; The Wrong Note Rag; Recorded By Sinatra; The Big Four March and several other stirring marches.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Great Lakes festival enters second week with eye toward the new
The 20th annual Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival moves into its second weekend with seven concerts over the next four days.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Brattleboro Reformer
Reclaiming jazz's licorice stick
Two images sit with me as I write I write this: A woman covered by a blue and white prayer shawl surrounded by angry faces.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Watertown Daily Times
Concerts on the Waterfront Series in Sackets Harbor shows its moves this year
The Concerts on the Waterfront series has a twist - with a shimmy, a samba and more moves thrown in - this year.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
All About Jazz
The Rhythm Method: New LPRs
Gene Krupa left Benny Goodman to form a band that played nothing but killer-dillers, the fiery numbers like "Sing, Sing, Sing that caused riots at the Paramount.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News
Black Music in America - " An Historical Perspective
Spirit has many ways of expressing itself. One of those channels of expression occurs through music; the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic voice of our soul, reflecting years of feelings and experiences.
Blakey, Hampton, Terry enter NYC Jazz Hall of Fame
Actor Courtney B. Vance read remarks honoring each inductee at Tuesday's ceremony at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in New York City.
Clarke and Rowe To Star In Blues in the Night, July 14
Susie McKenna , Creative Director at Hackney Empire , directs Blues in the Night on Sunday 14 July 2013 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm .
Curious Flights celebrates the Britten centennial with lesser-known compositions
As we draw closer to British composer Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday this coming November 22, we are likely to encounter an increasing number of opportunities to listen to his music, both in performance and on recording.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
The Miami Herald
'Mickey and the Magical Map' redraws Disneyland plans
Eastern philosophy is not the first thing one associates with the Disneyland Resort, but the message of the Fantasyland Theatre's new and quite splendid stage show "Mickey and the Magical Map" is decidedly, and surprisingly, Zen.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
All About Jazz
Benny Goodman: Yale University...
On May 30th, the great Benny Goodman would have turned 100. The celebration of this milestone continues with the release of some excellent archival material, as well as a wonderful tribute album from one of the clarinet legend's most avid followers.
Fri May 31, 2013