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Chromolume Theatre at the Attic Presents Bird Lives!, 8/15-9/21

Chromolume Theatre has announced Bird Lives! as its next production, opening on Friday, August 15 at 8pm.


Related Topix: Jazz, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Los Angeles, CA, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Out & About: Julio Cort zar+Charlie Parker

Centro Cultural General San Martn . 8.30pm. Free admission limited to capacity, tickets can be picked up two hours before the show.


Related Topix: Jazz, Thelonious Monk

Thu Jul 24, 2014

All About Jazz

VIDEO/DVD: Dave Lambert: Voice of Reason

If you want to truly understand the kind side of jazz-the side that reveres other artists, wants everyone to love the music and views improvisation as way to bring people together-you need to dig the music of Dave Lambert.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Town Topics

"My Stars Shine Darkly Over Me" - Shakespeare Says It, Charlie Parker Plays It

A soft summer's day in New York. When the rain falls, you can count the drops. I'm sitting on a bench in Tompkins Square Park reading Twelfth Night as a drop kisses the page, then one or two or three more, just enough to ripple the paper.


Related Topix: Jazz, Twelfth Night, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Minnesota

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Latest Effort To Save Kansas City Jazz Legacy

KCJazzLark notes a new player amid the local Jazz scene: KC Jazz ALIVE, with its freshly-acquired not-for-profit status, has branded a compilation of events as an 18-day Kansas City Charlie Parker Celebration .


Related Topix: Jazz

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Where America's jazz greats are spending eternity

Charlie Parker was buried in Missouri, though he wanted to be buried in New York, the place he called home.


Related Topix: Jazz, Gladstone, MO, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Eric Wyatt - Borough of Kings

A lot of musicians like to boast they live in Brooklyn; Eric Wyatt was born and raised there and as the son of a sax player, Wyatt grew up knowing his Dad's friends, such of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Gary Bartz and Sonny Rollins, who is Wyatt's godfather.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz, Gary Bartz, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Garrett

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Town Square | New condos to jazz up U Street corridor

Bozzuto Homes , a division of the Bozzuto Group , is prepping the site and will start construction later this summer on Parker15 , a nine-story condominium building at 2011 15th St. NW.


Related Topix: Jazz, Home Listing, Home, Foreclosures, Real Estate

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Alon Nechushtan: Jazz music with Israeli roots

The history of jazz is rife with junctures where the music received an infusion of creative innovation from the far-flung provinces: Louis Armstrong turned Chicago on its ear in the 1920s; the Count Basie Orchestra and Charlie Parker hit New York in 1936 and 1941, respectively; and Ornette Coleman left Los Angeles to "change the century" at New ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, The Count Basie Orchestra, Los Angeles, CA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

All About Jazz

VIDEO/DVD: Russ Freeman: West Coast Poet

His first recording was with Charlie Parker at a Los Angeles club in 1947, but once the LP made inroads in the early 1950s, Freeman recorded steadily with and many other artists.


Related Topix: Jazz

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases "Great Guitar Lick for...

GuitarControl.com has recently made public a video guitar lesson from master instructor, Jon MacLennan.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Jazz, Business News

Tue Jul 01, 2014


What is the American Dream?

In celebrating the founding of this country, many things come to mind when asked to describe the essence of America - its energy and innovation; the various liberties that Americans enjoy; the racial and ethnic mix of its people.


Related Topix: Martin Luther King, Jr., Aaron Copland, Classical, Jazz

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Music Institute Announces 2014-15 Nichols Concert Hall Season

Celebrating 85 years, the Music Institute of Chicago announces the 2014-15 season of its popular Faculty and Guest Artist Series.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Evanston, IL, Jazz, Northwestern University, Cleveland Institute of Music