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Common Ground Music Festival 2014 is coming to a close. This year's six-day event brought Big Sean, 311, Fitz & the Tantrums, Brand New and Justin More.
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It also helped jazz cross over to a larger audience; quite a few flower children bought Impulse albums.
Perhaps it's a bit trite to fall back on the argument of "you weren't the first to" when it comes to hipsters, but - like every mind-shattering fact on the Internet - a Wikipedia page has given us the true origin of the hipster.
Singer, pianist, composer and entertainer Joe Stilgoe is joined by MOBO-nominated singer-songwriter, Natalie Williams on Saturday 12 July.
WORLD famous musicians from Marlow's twin town will make a special visit to the town during their visit to headline a top UK jazz festival this month.
Even before there was a jazz center, its founder Attila Zoller would invite his musician friends up from New York during the summer to spend time at his Newfane home.
More than 50 bands will be playing this year, with the traditional jazz programme headlined by Keith Nichols' Blue Devils playing early big band music of Duke Ellington.
Known for the emotional range of his solo work, vibraphonist Joe Locke has established himself as a composer, bandleader and educator.
In the 1960s, Frank Sinatra was at the top of his show business career. He was a good friend of John Kennedy, supervising much of the President's 1961 inauguration festivities, and partied with his Rat Pack friends Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop.
There's a sense of both joy and sadness to "Last Dance," which surprisingly is the first album in pianist Keith Jarrett's illustrious nearly 50-year career to hit No.
If you are someone who loves visiting New Orleans for the great food, terrific jazz, and unparalleled nightlife, or for the unique history and architecture, and you don't want that idyllic image complicated in any way, you should probably avoid the film.
A couple of weeks ago I mentioned ten important blues albums - meaning ten albums I considered stepping stones, ten albums that sent me into the genre and then, in some cases, helped define that genre.
This year the 59-year-old Metheny was voted into Down Beat magazine's Hall of Fame, the youngest member and fourth jazz guitarist chosen for the honor.
Stolen hearts are all the rage. Director Tony Simotes, with a genial stroke of genius, has stolen all our hearts as he transplants Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" into New Orleans in the heart of its own jazz age.
In 2012 the Grateful Dead released Spring 1990 , an 18-CD box set containing live performances recorded during the legendary San Francisco act's three-week, 25th anniversary tour.
The State Ethics Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a settlement with former Schools Superintendent Tony Bennett that would fine him $5,000 for using state resources for political purposes.
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