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PERFORMANCE/TOUR: The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with Jazz at Lincoln ...

Performance by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on June 11 Features Compositions by Those Memorialized at Woodlawn and Commemorates the Cemetery's 150th Anniversary and Historic Ties to Jazz Greats Bronx, NY: On June 11 at 7:00pm, The Woodlawn Cemetery will partner with Jazz at Lincoln Center to present a free concert, ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz, The Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, Ellington, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Evesham Journal

Big band takes on the Great American Songbook

THE West Midland Light Orchestra will present the Great American Songbook concert at the Evesham Arts Centre on Saturday, April 26. The event is being held in aid of the chairman of Wychavon, Gerry O'Donnell's charities, SSAFA Worcestershire, the Alzheimers Society in Wychavon and the Evesham Vale Cardiac Rehab.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom,

The Group Rep to Stage World Premiere Musical the Ghost of Gershwin, 5/9-6/22

The Group Rep presents the world premiere musical "The Ghost of Gershwin," with music by Wayland Pickard , book by Doug Haverty , lyrics by Laura Ma nning, directed by Jules Aaron , choreographed by Michele Bernath, and produced by Richard Alan Woody.


Related Topix: 9, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

My One and Only Coming to Manatee Performing Arts Center, 5/1-18

The George and Ira Gershwin show MY ONE AND ONLY will be tapping its way onto the Stone Hall stage at the Manatee Performing Arts Center on May 1 and running through May 18! Performances are Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $27-$37 including facility fee for adults, $15-$18 ... (more)


Related Topix: Bradenton, FL

Cincinnati CityBeat

Cincinnati Takes Over New York City

Cincinnati's arts groups and chefs are road tripping it to New York City for a seven-day showcase highlighting the eats, arts and culture of the Queen City for Cincy in NYC .


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Symphony, The Orchestra, Cincinnati, OH, Theater, Pop/Rock, Peter Frampton


Austin College Presents An Evening of Chamber Music and Jazz by Austin College

Briar Creek Bowhunters stocks a full range of bow hunting supplies. Check out our prices!!!! You won't find them any lower! SHERMAN, TEXAS-The instrumental ensembles of Austin College, under the direction of Dr. Ricky Duhaime, will present their annual spring concert on Monday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m., in Wynne Chapel at Austin College.


Related Topix: Austin College, Texas, Sherman, TX, The Orchestra, Richardson, TX

All About Jazz

Read "Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: American Adventure"

Sometimes an idea seems great on paper, but in execution doesn't exactly work out as planned.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Blue Note, Jazz

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

1950s-era band box lures crowds to Pataskala restaurant

On a recent weekday, customers at the Nutcracker Family Restaurant looked upward and bobbed their heads in time with a miniature seven-piece band mounted inside a box on a wall.


Related Topix: Pataskala, OH, Jimmy Dorsey

Something Else! Reviews

Pete McGuinness - Strength in Numbers

There is a serious big band push to Strength in Numbers , the new disc from the Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra.


Related Topix: Metal, The Orchestra, Jazz

Medford Mail Tribune

Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra at the Imperial Center

The 15-piece orchestra - featuring vocalist Dianne Strong, pianist Alan Berman and horn players Frank Hunnicutt, Danny Chavez and Pat DeBellis - play a mix of swing, Latin and arrangements of songs from the big-band era for dancing at 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Imperial Center, 40 N. Front St., Medford.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Medford, OR

Choreographers Pat Birch & Luigi to be Honored at 2014 Astaire Awards, 6/2

On Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards will honor 5-time Tony Award nominee and 2-time Emmy Award-winning veteran choreographer Pat Birch with its Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award and legendary dancer and dance instructor Luigi with the Outstanding Achievement ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Comedy Movies, Family, The Band Wagon, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz, Steubenville, OH, Gene Kelly

The New Zealand Herald

From Glass to McGlashan, a mix without borders

Auckland Chamber Orchestra always comes up with programming that takes little heed of barriers and borders.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Classical, Bach, Philip Glass

Lincoln Daily News

Count Basie Orchestra returning to Arlee stage

London, Bucharest, Milan, Luzern, Moscow, Singapore, Tokyo and Mason City. In the past year, the legendary Count Basie Orchestra has toured worldwide, and one of their next stops will be at the historic Arlee Theater in Mason City.


Related Topix: The Count Basie Orchestra, Jazz, The Orchestra, Mason City, IL, Lincoln, IL, Count Basie

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Free and Easy: Dana Tai Soon Burgess, D.C. Emancipation Day, Blues Alley Youth Orchestra

From artist Craig Kraft's "Markings: Graffiti From the Ground Zero Blues Club." Go behind the scenes and see how a dance troupe creates a piece when the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company rehearses a work Burgess choreographed in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's "Dancing the Dream" exhibition.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, 42, Howard University, Silver Spring, MD, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, April 11-17

Those rumors of spring might be true! At least in the jazz neighborhood, it will be a hot weekend with enough sizzle to keep us in melt-down mode through the week! And it is an eclectic week ahead&#151 from CD releases from our A'Minnesota Ellington" and A'Magica Improvisado," an outstanding outstate gig, and an Orchestra Hall return for one of its ... (more)


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Theater, Arts

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Ghost Train Orchestra resurrect jazz age music at the Annenberg Center tonight

Too many repertory bands refuse to blow the dust off of the music that they unearth, resulting in the sonic equivalent of that dank, musty odor that infests a crowded antique shop.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Theater, Arts, Arlington, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Community Voice

GMCto host three straight days of music

Three days of back-to-back concerts at the Green Music Center will feature Sonoma State University's largest performing ensembles under the direction of program leaders Doug Leibinger, Andy Collinsworth and Jenny Bent.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, UC Berkeley


Weekend Playlist: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off

When it comes to classic show tunes it's hard to beat George and Ira Gershwin. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off was originally introduced in the 1937 film Shall We Dance starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Shall We Dance, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz, Ginger Rogers

Donna Vivino, Karen Oberlin & More to Perform at Birdland, 4/21 - 4/27

In "Beautiful Dreamer," Donna Vivino weaves diverse songs into a thematically-cohesive collection from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Entertainment, Drama

How the MGM lion got its roar

Leo the Lion roars on the podium during his paw print ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater celebrating the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio's 90th anniversary on January 22, 2014 in Hollywood, California.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Singin' in the Rain, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Gene Kelly, Animation Movies, Short, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA