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Music Education Initiative Expanded During 60th Anniversary of Newport Jazz Festival

On August 1-3, music lovers of all ages will come together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the legendary Newport Jazz Festival, which will feature three full days of jazz on three different stages at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island.


Related Topix: Newport, RI, Northeastern University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Peterborough: Music as message, Sign and symbol

The Unitarian Church in Peterborough was filled with music and movement when Dr. Bill Banfield visited on Sunday.


Related Topix: Peterborough, NH

Sun Jul 27, 2014


This Soulful Singer is Leading a '90s Music Revival

While the '80s music revival has seen no shortage of evangelists , the '90s sound-muddled by every genre from new jack swing to g-funk-is only on the brink of resurrection.


Related Topix: Dance, Kiesza, Robin S

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tony Bennett Comes to The Mesa Arts Center, 8/23

Mesa Arts Center presents Tony Bennett , the 17 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on Saturday, August 23 at the Ikeda Theater.


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Celebrities, Judy Garland, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk's Jason hopes QuBit strikes right chord

A talented musician is hoping to drum up some business for his synthesizer creation and build upon a glowing educational career.


Big Wreck: Ghosts [Reviews]

Released: Jul 15, 2014 Genre: Alternative Rock, Gard Rock, Progressive Rock Label: Anthem Records Number Of Tracks: 13 It overstays its welcome at certain parts, but Big Wreck's new album, "Ghosts," brings some new rock flavors to the table to shake up Big Wreck's sound.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Big Wreck, Metal, Anthem, Progressive-Rock, Theater, Dream Theater, Arts

Trumpeter Sandoval celebrates music without borders

His story amounts to an American triumph. But there's a curious wrinkle in the journey of Arturo Sandoval, the celebrated trumpeter and bandleader who has been a boisterous presence on the international music scene, particularly since defecting from Cuba and moving to the United States in 1990.


Related Topix: Arturo Sandoval, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Canberra Times

Shortlist CD reviews: July 25-31

With the influx of young funk and soul acts coming out of Melbourne over the past few years, it's sometimes easy to forget there have been groups doing the same thing for years.


Seaway News

Pamela Cumming: Bringing her music back home

If Pamela Cumming was unsure that she wanted to make music her career, she certainly came to an immediate and forgone conclusion when she set foot on the campus grounds of the Berklee College of Music, five years ago.


Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK

Wed Jul 23, 2014

National Review Online

Shouts of 'Jews Back to Birkenau' . . . in Boston

Riots in Paris, protests in Berlin - now an episode of ugly anti-Semitism in . . . Boston.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Benjamin Jenkins with Shaul Turner at the piano

There are many giving people in Colorado and they are making a difference for an autistic teen from Centennial who was told he would never speak.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hot Air

Police protect Jewish students from Pro-Palestinian moba in Boston

For the third time in eight days, Boston police were forced to intervene when a small group of student Israel supporters was swarmed by demonstrators screaming anti-Semitic epithets and initiating physical contact, said students involved in the incidentA handful of Jewish students with Israeli flags was surrounded by demonstrators shouting ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Activism, Gay/Lesbian, Hamas (Palestine), US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Trinadad Express

Passionate pannist for August concert

He was dubbed "A Trinidad and Tobago Steel Pan virtuoso" at age 15 by adjudicator Dr Jessel Murray.


Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

1st Cafe Concert a success

Ukranian pianist Vadim Neselovskyi opened the first Cafe Concert of the Lancaster Festival on Friday with an energetic arrangement and kept the audience hooked until the end.


Related Topix: Lancaster, OH

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Liz Longley preps for new album, returns to Philadelphia next month

Liz Longley will return to her native Philadelphia next month for a pair of shows in support of her upcoming self-titled release.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Tellus, House

Trinidad Guardian

Young Bereaux calls for musical unity

Berklee College of Music student Richarde Bereaux feels the world is absolutely ready for T&T's music.


The Shrewsbury Lantern

Shrewsbury Concert to Benefit the Massachusetts Children's Fun

On August 3rd, at 6:30PM, we will be hosting a house concert with one of my favorite artists, the one and only Kate Klim.


Related Topix: Shrewsbury, MA, Events, Worcester County, MA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

a R Rahman to receive honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Washington, Jul 18: In recognition of his two-decades-long musical legacy, the prestigious Berklee College of Music is all set to honour Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman with an honorary doctorate.


Fairfax Times

Indie singer-songwriter Longley to perform at Jammin Java

Jammin Java will get a taste of singer-songwriter Liz Longley on Saturday as she mesmerizes the crowd with her powerful voice and original music.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Nashua concert series sets High Standards

The Boston-based ensemble also features Laszlo Gardony on keyboard, Lance Bryant on sax and Henry Lugo on bass.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Randolph, MA