The sound of America? Jazz, presented in the superb Verve: The Sound of America
Verve signed practically every major jazz artist of the 1950s and 1960s and is home to some of the greatest music ever recorded.
Deck the Halls withThe Count Basie Orchestra; Walt Disney Concert Hall
Take a break from last minute shopping and treat yourself to a fabulous evening of jazz at the beautiful Walt Disney Concert Hall with the legendary Count Basie Band.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Remembering Ahmet Ertegun
On the seventh anniversary of the death of music pioneer Ahmet Ertegun, Peter Brown, a former member of the Beatles core management, reflects on his friend's legacy.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Concert preview: A jazzy take on The Nutcracker
For the second year, he's harnessing the forces of a jazz big band to perform Duke Ellington's take on The Nutcracker Suite, a jazzy adaptation of the original Nutcracker ballet by Tchaikovsky.
Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis to Return to Segerstrom Center, 3/14
The world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis arrives at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall.
The Quietly Revolutionary Guitar of Jim Hall
In the often fractured and contentious world of jazz appreciation , very few contemporary artists are embraced by traditionalists and experimentalists alike.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Fri Dec 06, 2013
National Public Radio
Ellen Seeling On Piano Jazz
For this 2006 episode of Piano Jazz , trumpeter Ellen Seeling brought her longtime collaborator and the assistant director of the Montclair Women's Big Band, saxophonist Jean Fineberg, as well as New York drummer Allison Miller .
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Asbury Park Press
Sinatra's comin' to town
Call it the second most famous birthday celebrated in December -- that of Jersey's own Francis Albert Sinatra, the iconic Chairman of the Board who would have turned 98 years "Young at Heart" on Dec. 12. It's only fitting, then, that Red Bank's Count Basie Theatre -- the landmark auditorium that's long been headquarters to Nutcrackers, Scrooges, ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Senses Converage at the Shatford Centre fundraiser
In an effort to provide the talented musicians of the Penticton Concert Band a platform to play, Judi Ritcey, emcee for the band, came up with a two-fold idea - a joint concert with local voice students and a community fundraiser.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Forest Hills Library to Host Two Upcoming Jazz Performances
The Forest Hills Library will host two upcoming jazz performances, including a concert by a pipa master and an afternoon of ragtime and swing tunes.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Nick Lees: Jazzing up the downtown music scene
There are two ways to look at Canada's oil wealth, found mostly in Alberta's oilsands deposits.
Duo recreate music of Billie Holiday in Black Mountain
BLACK MOUNTAIN - Vocalist Paula Hanke and tenor sax player Frank Southecorvo will perform the music of singer Billy Holiday and saxophonist Lester Young at 8 p.m. Friday at the White Horse Black Mountain, 105C Montreat Road.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Get Out: The week's pocket picks in D.C.
Whether you need to work off the extra piece of pie or just get the relatives out of the house for a few hours, change out of your elastic-waistband pants and into your party attire for a Thanksgiving Day swing dance party.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Edie Adams DVD Box Set Available Today
More than 50 years after it premiered on the ABC network, the variety shows Here's Edie and The Edie Adams Show are set for release on DVD and digital formats.