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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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Manawatu Standard

Orchestra swings into town

A 1940s-style American big band will be swinging into Palmerston North this week, bringing musicians, dancers, singers and some old soul style to the Regent on Broadway.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Comedy Movies, North, Family, Drama Movies, Tommy Dorsey, Jazz

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Centenary Stage Company announces concert and special event season at Lackland Center

The Centenary Stage Company is once again bringing in a variety of concerts and special events to round out the theatre season at The Lackland Center in Hackettstown.


Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ, Jazz, New Orleans, Theater, Arts

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Estes Park Jazz Big Band takes the stage for July 17 performance

The Estes Park Jazz Big Band will provide music for the July 17 Thursday Night Live at Performance Park.


Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, The Big Band, Jazz, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Stanton Davis and the New Orleans Sound, New Jersey Ballet and More...

The Centenary Stage Company is once again bringing in a variety of concerts and special events to round out their theatre season at The Lackland Center in Hackettstown.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Hackettstown, NJ

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Kos

A Great Tree Has Fallen. Charlie Haden, 1937-2014, R.I.P.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Charlie Haden, born August 6, 1937 in Shenandoah, Iowa, passed away today at 10:11 Pacific time in Los Angeles after a prolonged illness.


Related Topix: Charlie Haden, Jazz, Shenandoah, IA, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, The Orchestra, Big-Band

Your Leek Paper

Jazz this July at Buxton Festival

Singer, pianist, composer and entertainer Joe Stilgoe is joined by MOBO-nominated singer-songwriter, Natalie Williams on Saturday 12 July.


Related Topix: Duke Ellington, Jazz

The Morning Call

Free parking for ASO Benny Goodman concert

The Allentown Symphony Orchestra opens its season Saturday with a summer pops concert for the second year in a row.


Related Topix: Jazz, Allentown, PA, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Tommy Igoe sheds 'big band' albatross

Tommy Igoe will lead a large ensemble of musicians at gigs at Yoshi's in San Francisco over several nights this month.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, University of Phoenix, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Morning Call

Lenape Chamber Ensemble explores electronic media in season opener

The Lenape Chamber Ensemble begins its 28th summer concert series Saturday in the auditorium of the new Life Sciences Building on the campus of Delaware Valley Community College in Doylestown.


Related Topix: Doylestown, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Jazz, Allentown, PA, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Daily Herald

Free Big Band Concert at Elgin's Wing Park July 15

An evening of Big Band favorites, old and new, is in store when the 17-piece Jazz Consortium Big Band plays a free outdoor concert on Tuesday, July 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wing Park Bandshell, 1010 Wing St., Elgin.


Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Elgin, IL, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bedford Today

Tribute to the Glenn Miller era with Bufton Big Band

The music of Glenn Miller and the big band era can be enjoyed at an afternoon concert in Milton Ernest.


Related Topix: Glenn Miller, Jazz, The Big Band, Harry James