Shakespeare & Co's 'Satchmo' earns raves in off-Broadway transfer
One of the great benefits of going to theater in western Massachusetts is the opportunity to catch new plays during their gestational periods, before they go on to greater renown in New York or across the country.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Pete Fountain has retired from performing, will miss the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest
The Pete Fountain fans who filled the Economy Hall Tent at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz Fest unknowingly bore witness to bittersweet history: The farewell performance by one of the greats of New Orleans music in general, and traditional jazz clarinet specifically.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
New Black Eagle Jazz Band to perform
McMillan Library in Wisconsin Rapids will present the New Black Eagle Jazz Band in concert at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Library's Fine Arts Center.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Region heats up with summer of sizzling shows
We're still a couple of months from the official start of summer, but it's never too early to start planning which concerts to attend when the weather finally warms up for good.
Epic Deal! A 15,000 Groupon holiday to the States to meet Brad...
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Indican Pictures will release the award-winning film A History of Jazz: Oxygen for the Ears on May 13, 2014.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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THE 2nd ANNUAL NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL is set for The Players Club - 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan on Sunday, May 18 - 1:00pm to 1:00am.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
BWW Spotlights Lady Day Star Audra McDonald's Soaring Career
In honor of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill's opening on Broadway tonight, BroadwayWorld decided to highlight Tony- and Drama Desk Award-winning actress Audra McDonald 's body of work.
Blues Festival coup, Dr. John, gets BR moving
One-time Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is famous for his catch phrase, "All right, all right, all right."
Observer & Eccentric
April celebrates American art form - Jazz
According to the Oxford Dictionary, jazz is "a type of music of black American origin characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm, emerging at the beginning of the 20th century.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Dr. John returns to French Quarter Fest after nearly 30 years Friday, to massive crowds
Late in his set at the French Quarter Festival Friday evening , Dr. John rolled out a rollicking R&B number from New Orleans guitarist Earl King's book - " Mama and Papa ," with its opening lines, "Your mama and your papa, your sister and your brother, the people 'cross the street, and a whole lot of others, they don't want to see me with you."
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
New Orleans music alive and kicking with Preservation Hall Jazz Band
From the beginning of his career, guitarist and composer John Scofield has shown a great ability to credibly move between genres and sub-genres in modern jazz.
Rude cab driver? In Jefferson Parish, it could cost a cabbie his license
Taxi cabs gather at the Louis Armstrong International Airport awaiting fares. Cabs whose permits were given by Jefferson Parish could see them revoked under a new law, if a driver is found to have not conducted him or herself in a "polite and professional manner."
Cape Cod Times
Sound choice: Jazz clarinetist Evan Christopher
The sights, sounds and tastes of Louisiana's vibrant city will be brought to life here on Cape Cod as part of the first annual New Orleans to Orleans Festival.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band returns to SLC jazz series
Think of the rich food of New Orleans with its spicy influences of Cajun, French and Latin flavors, and translate those flavors into music.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Jazzaffair returns to Three Rivers for weekend festival
Three Rivers will have all the jazz a fan can handle this weekend at the 42nd annual Jazzaffair sponsored by the Sierra Traditional Jazz Club.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Review: New Orleans Jazz by Edward Branley
In the earliest days, New Orleans jazz was very different than the music and settings we know today.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Thompson keeps jazz tradition alive and well
Butch Thompson, pianist and onetime leader of the Prairie Home Companion band, will play an intimate show at the LeDuc estate in Hastings next Sunday.
Something Else! Reviews
Viper Mad Trio - Buddy Bolden's Blues
With so many traditional jazz artists fetishizing the oh-so-serious 1950s, it's a breath of fresh air to find the Viper Mad Trio kicking up their heels amid the hipster - and determinedly happy - small-combo sounds that came before.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Music Notes: You don't need to miss New Orleans
Nauset Regional Middle School hosts the first New Orleans to Orleans Festival April 10 to 12 with music, food, film, and art.