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17 hrs ago | AME Info

Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel, Dubai relaunches popular Munch Brunch

The event was hosted by Wynton Marsalis, jazz musician and Artistic Director of JALC; Omar Alfardan, President of the Resorts Development Company, the parent company of The St. Regis Doha and Al Gassar Resort; Adrian Ellis, Executive Director of JALC; and Tareq Derbas, General Manager of The St. Regis Doha.


Related Topix: Wynton Marsalis, Jazz, World News, Qatar, Middle East

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Connect Savannah

'Billie on Broughton'

ONE OF the most influential jazz performers of all time, Billie Holiday is "a significant person for every jazz musician," says singer Jane Ogle.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz


Noms de mom

Until then, our toaster had remained "the toaster," the brown Chevy Vega was "the Vega" , our porch swing went by "the porch swing."


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Jazz, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014


L.A. Music Today: Danny Freyer

"One of the best jazz vocals CD's I've heard in a long time," says DJ Mark Landesman, at WWOZ New Orleans' Jazz station 90.7 FM.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Steve Tyrell, Michael Buble, Swing, Blues, Muddy Waters

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RedlandsJazzman Marcus Roberts plays Redlands Bowl on Friday

Marcus Roberts, left, says drummer Jason Marsalis and bassist Rodney Jordan do more than support the piano in the trio's arrangements.


Related Topix: Marcus Roberts, Jazz, Cole Porter


Clarinet A La King: Tribute to Benny Goodman in New Jersey

After playing a series of one-night concerts across the country to nearly empty rooms, on August 21, 1935, Benny Goodman's Orchestra packed an estimated crowd of 10,000 into the Palomar Ballroom in Los Angeles on the final stop of a cross country tour.


Related Topix: Jazz

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Glenn Miller Orchestra to play Redlands Bowl

The first record to receive a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, issued Feb. 10, 1942, was “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” first released as a single in 1941.


Related Topix: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Orchestra, Jazz, Big-Band, Glenn Miller, University of Colorado Boulder

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Loveland Magazine

The Faux Frenchmen in Historic Downtown on Thursday

The Faux Frenchmen are acoustic guitarists Brian Lovely and George Cunningham, acoustic bassist Don Aren, and violinist Paul Patterson.


Related Topix: Django Reinhardt, Jazz, Classical

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Air Force Band conductor to perform at senior center

He's been doing it for more than a decade at a rate of over 100 gigs a year. Last year it was 160.


Related Topix: Billy Harper, Jazz, Oceanside, CA, San Marcos, CA, Harry James

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Guitar Player

What's the Greatest Rock Riff of All Time?

Here's what Kot had to say on the matter... Rock guitar solos? Often they're overblown, overrated and a waste of precious notes.


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, Pop/Rock, The Smiths, The Isley Brothers, Soul, Jazz

Sat Aug 02, 2014


The Garden State Concert Band is Coming to West Orange August 9

The Garden State Concert Band is making its appearance at Eagle Rock Reservation on Friday, August 9, as part of the free Essex County Summer Music series.


Related Topix: West Orange, NJ, Essex County, NJ, The Big Band, Jazz, Glenn Miller, Count Basie

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WPTV Local News

Five fun things to do this weekend

Big Band Concerts- The FAU 'Swing Era Jazz Band' plays hits from the golden age of the big bands.


Related Topix: Jazz, Palm Beach County, FL, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL, Fitness, Yoga, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Poly alumni reunite for Madonna Inn gig

Cal Poly’s Collegians Alumni Big Band will celebrate its 47-year reunion with a gig from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Madonna Inn Ballroom in San Luis Obispo.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Jazz

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Newport Jazz Festival Not Thinking About Retirement

This weekend, the Newport Jazz Festival turns 60. Even though Newport inspired thousands of other festivals, both jazz and otherwise, around the world , it remains a unique event in the cultural landscape: Newport is at once the grandfather of all large-scale outdoor music festivals and the unchallenged epicenter of the jazz world-the equivalent of ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, New York, Arts, Opera, Jazz

Town Topics

Buffalo Philharmonic Makes Debut Visit to Princeton

Princeton does not get to hear visiting orchestras very often, but thanks to William and Judith Scheide, there have been more recently.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Jazz

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Boca News Now

FAU Announces Two Concerts, Tickets Available

The FAU Swing Era Jazz Band will present an evening of hits from the 30s, 40s, and 50s.


Related Topix: Jazz, Boca Raton, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014


A Short History of Jazz

A Short History of Jazz Sundays 10 - 31 August at 2pm Museum of Wellington City & Sea Queens Wharf Entry by koha The Museum of Wellington City & Sea turns the spotlight on the history of jazz this August, with a focus on the music of the '20s, '30s '40s & '50s.


Related Topix: Jazz

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Molly Ryan Comes to the Iridium, 7/29

ScoBar Entertainment will present "Boardwalk Empire's" MOLLY RYAN for two shows on Tuesday, July 29th at 8 & 10pm at the Iridium.


Related Topix: Dan Barrett, Jazz, Astoria, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Music Mountain Welcomes Misha Dichter with Harlem String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band This Weekend

America's oldest continuing summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues their 85th Anniversary Season with Swingtime Big Band tonight, July 26 with the popular pre-concert dinner beforehand followed on Sunday, July 27 by the piano virtuoso Misha Dichter and the acclaimed Harlem String Quartet.


Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Classical, Arts, Opera, Falls Village, CT

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Connecticut Post

Dumas: All things possible with Sammy Kaye's baton

I was cleaning out files when I came upon letters from an old friend who enjoyed writing letters.


Related Topix: Jazz, New York, New York Government, Opinion