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4 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Symphony Reviewed

The French modernist composer Darius Milhaud gave as much to the American musical tradition as he took from it, as he was an important mentor to both Dave Brubeck and Burt Bachrach during the time he spent teaching composition at Mills College.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Darius Milhaud, Dave Brubeck, Jazz

Tue Apr 15, 2014

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: A Swinging Evening for Jazz Clarinet and More

Clarinetist Allan VachA©'s mainstream jazz quintet closed out the Charlotte County Jazz Society's 2013-14 concert series Monday night at the Charlotte County Cultural Center with a swinging evening of Tin Pan Alley and jazz standards.


Related Topix: Jazz, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Antonio Carlos Jobim


For Jazz Appreciation Month: Jazz artists who 'Got their glasses on'

But we think that expression's jive, man, because we're all about people getting their glasses on.


Related Topix: Jazz, Harlem (New York, NY), New York, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Record

Made in America

Benny Goodman, Dion & the Belmonts, Tiny Tim and Paul McCartney would seem to have little in common.


Related Topix: Jazz, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Bucky Pizzarelli, Swing, Duke Ellington

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Isle of Klezbos

The night I saw them perform at Joe's Pub, the group's press rep told me that Isle of Klezbos was more than a clever pun on klezmer, the music popular at weddings and other celebrations where Jews of Eastern European heritage gather.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Jazz, Downtown (New York, NY), Lower East Side (New York, NY)

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Columbia Records Executive's Archive Headed to New York Public Library

Columbia Records Executive's Archive Headed to New York Public Library The New York Times ArtsBeat Blog: The Culture at Large March 31, 2014 By Allan Kozinn The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, at Lincoln Center, has acquired the personal archives of George Avakian, a record executive and producer who, during his years at Columbia ... (more)


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Blog News, Jazz

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Harvard Business School

Excerpt: 'The Art of Negotiation'

Paying heed is one aspect of improvising. Comping is another. Being provocative is a third.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz, Business News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Stranger

The Jazz Diaspora: Fletcher Henderson's Necessary Arrangements

Sun Ra and Benny Goodman are worlds apart in the vast landscape of jazz history and yet they have a common link in Fletcher Henderson.


Related Topix: Sun Ra, Jazz

The Huffington Post

Dog Ears Music: Born in April

Jazz great Toots Thieleman s, master of harmonica, was born in Brussels in 1922.


Related Topix: Belgium Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Jazz, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, George Shearing

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Mason Warrington Orchestra returns to Schorr

The area's premier big band features 17 Southern Tier musicians, including pianist Jim Ford; saxophonists Jim Meckley, Bob Pompi, Al Hamme, Hank Slechta and Mike Carbone; percussionist Brad Nemcek; bassist Tom Federowicz; trumpet players Alan Howell, Corky Klinko, John Harper, and Larry West; and trombone players Mike Rohrbach, Warren Harrold and ... (more)


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz, Elmira, NY, Watkins Glen, NY

Independent Weekly

Brian Carpenter's Ghost Train Orchestra reanimates forgotten jazz

McKinney's Cotton Pickers. Reginald Foresythe and his New Music: They made some of the hottest jazz ever, right? You've never heard of them? "People forget that this was popular music then," says trumpeter and arranger Brian Carpenter.


Related Topix: Jazz

Tue Apr 01, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Clarinet phenom joins Florida Orchestra for Benny Goodman tribute

Some 20 years ago, 10-year-old Dave Bennett began playing a clarinet he got from his grandparents.


Related Topix: Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Sat Mar 22, 2014


Clarinetist Julian Milkis plays with the spirit of Benny Goodman

To the untrained classical music ear, the clarinet is the Rodney Dangerfield of solo instruments: Amid the soaring violins and indomitable piano, the clarinet gets no respect.


Related Topix: Jazz, Classical

The Daily Republic

A little bit of this, that and a walk down memory lane

Observations of life can be interesting but brief. When I accumulate a few of those interesting tidbits, I try to put them together as a little of this and a little of that.


Related Topix: Jazz

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: 2014 Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert At Yale Law School Sun April 6

Yale Law School and Yale University Bands will present the 2014 Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert on Sunday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in Levinson Auditorium, Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street, New Haven .


Related Topix: Yale University, New Haven, CT, Jazz, Madison, CT

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

A Jazz Education

Jazz guitarist Russell Malone taught himself to play guitar. He went on to play with Jimmy Smith, Ron Carter, Diana Krall, and others.


Related Topix: Jazz, Jimmy Smith, Ron Carter, Diana Krall, George Benson