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Wednesday |

ORMACO continues Jazz under the Stars tonight with Bobby Selvaggio

Bobby Selvaggio is one of the leading alto saxophone voices on today's jazz scene.


Related Topix: Jazz, Kenny Werner, Kent State University

Wednesday |

Photo Coverage: Loston Harris Quartet Plays Birdland

Loston Harris and his quartet took the stage at Birdland last night for an engagement running through July 12th.


Related Topix: Diana Krall, Jazz

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Canadian Alex Goodman prevails at Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition

Congratulations to the young Canadian guitarist Alex Goodman, who has first place and the public's choice prize at the Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Montreux, Jazz,

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Peggy Eason to Return for Encore at Don't Tell Mama, 7/23

Black, Blind and Beautiful, Peggy Easton's robust and gorgeous style will enthrall everyone who hears her.


Related Topix: Mount Vernon, NY, Vernon, NY

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Jazzfest preview: Seven questions for Curtis Nowosad

One more example of the jazz brain drain that sends Canada's most promising young players to New York: drummer Curtis Nowosad.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Winnipeg, Canada Travel

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Photo Coverage: Backstage with Peter Ledonne Premieres on 970 Am The Answer

Longtime theatrical Ad Man, Peter LeDonne , is now a New York radio host on 970 AM The Answer with Backstage with Peter LeDonne .


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Birdland Announces 'Our Sinatra: a Musical Celebration' and More, 6/30-7/6

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their amazing line-up of talent for June 30 through July 6, featuring: Our Sinatra "A Musical Celebration" with Eric Comstock , Christopher Gines , Harmony Keeney, Jane Monheit , Arturo O'Farrill, Frank Wildhorn , and Introducing A New Segment: Mentor Mondays! Broadway at Birdland is proud to present multi-Grammy ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz, Jane Monheit, Classical, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Frank Sinatra

Tue Jun 17, 2014

All About Jazz

EVENT: Piano Prodigy Miro Sprague Returns to the Berkshires July 19

Growing up in western Massachusetts in a musical family, Sprague began playing piano at age 13. He won several awards in Downbeat Magazine's Student Music Awards, including best original composition in 2002 and 2004.


Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Thelonious Monk, Jazz

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival to Run 6/23-25

How many concerts feature a neurosurgeon, a judge, a color scientist and a molecular biologist performing with professional artists? That's what happens at the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Pro Am.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Theater, Arts

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Linda Lavin, Arturo O'Farrill, Loston Harris & More Set for Birdland in July

July 1 at 8:30PM & 11PM Arturo O'Farrill with Auction Project Featuring David Bixler and Victor Prieto Grammy Award winning pianist, composer and educator Arturo O'Farrill -- leader of the "first family of Afro-Cuban Jazz" -- was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City.


Related Topix: Jazz, Chico o'farrill, Aaron Copland, Classical, Copland, Queens College, City University of New York, The Big Band

Thu Jun 12, 2014

SF Classical Voice

S.F. Symphony Principals Cross From Davies to SFJAZZ

Chat with classically employed musicians who enjoy jazz, and you'll soon realize that jazz is not like some illegal habit they sneak into some Civic Center alley to indulge in.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Wisconsin, Weather Report, Jazz

Wed Jun 11, 2014

National Public Radio

iPads Allow Kids With Challenges To Play In High School Band

There's a steady stream of hype surrounding the pluses and pitfalls of classroom tablet computers.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Ipad, Science / Technology

Tue Jun 10, 2014

The Stranger

Some of That Jazz

WHO: AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE QUINTET WHEN: June 26 WHY YOU MUST HEAR THIS: Because it'll truly, philosophically blow your mind.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, Black Entertainment, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Jazz, Blue Note Records