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1 hr ago | Wynton Marsalis fan club

The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with JALC to Present Free Concert Honoring Jazz Legends

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, April 16, 2014-On June 11 at 7:00pm, The Woodlawn Cemetery will partner with Jazz at Lincoln Center to present a free ... (more)

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

11 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

A Moment to remember

Billy Brown is coming home. Brown, one third of the R&B hitmakers Ray, Goodman and Brown, a.k.a. the Moments, is set to take the stage with his group at the Hamilton Banquet Hall in Neptune in a show billed as a "Pre-Easter Extravaganza."

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Related Topix: Ray, Goodman & Brown, Soul, Asbury Park, NJ, Neptune, NJ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington County News

CHS to present Glenn Miller Orchestra

The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will make a concert stop in Chipley this month.The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will make a concert stop in Chipley this month.

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Related Topix: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Orchestra, Jazz, Chipley, FL, Glenn Miller

Seattle Times

Musicals, Seahawks ‘Super Bowl’ documentary

Dance along with Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds in "Singin' in the Rain" on Sunday, April 20, at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Singin' in the Rain, Musical Movies, Xanadu, Celebrities, Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Purple Rain, Music!, Drama Movies, Entertainment

Planoland

Austin College Presents An Evening of Chamber Music and Jazz

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.

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Related Topix: Austin College, The Orchestra, Richardson, TX, Denison, TX, Bells, TX

BroadwayWorld.com

Iowa's Own Pianist Jim McDonough and His Orchestra to Appear in 2014 Spring Tour on 4/26

Spring is in the air, as are the sounds of a nationally-acclaimed Iowa pianist in concert halls across the state.

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Related Topix: Iowa, The Orchestra, Coralville, IA, Elkader, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Dubuque, IA

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Big Brass band to top off MACA season

The Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass includes some of America's top brass musicians who have appeared on the world's most prominent stages and performed with some of the world's most prominent groups.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

All About Jazz

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)

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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.

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BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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

BroadwayWorld.com

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)

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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 .

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

Planoland

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BroadwayWorld.com

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)

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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.

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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.

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

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