14 hrs ago
'Keep On Keepin' On' Trailer Peeks Into Music Mentorship Magic
The new Keep On Keepin' On trailer offers a peek into a story of maintaining one's vision while losing sight.
18 hrs ago
WNYC-AM New York
When Basie Was Jazz' Greatest Dance Master
The title of "Taxi War Dance," the classic 1939 Count Basie record starring the tenor saxophone icon Lester Young, sounds like something out of "Transformers."
23 hrs ago
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Count Basie
All About Jazz is celebrating Count Basie's birthday today! Bill Basie studied music with his mother as a child and played piano in early childhood.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Red Bank Green
Red Bank: Livin' Large and Loven'Ett
The Hat, The Cattle, The Hair - Lyle Lovett brings it all, in large quantity and with no discernible thinning of quality, to the Count Basie stage this Tuesday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Jazz Duo Albums
I love the collaborative energy and creativity when two musicians are really locking in and communicating together.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Jazz Musician Val Eddy Dies
Eddy, real name Valentino DeCastris, passed away on 4 August in his hometown of Rockford, Illinois following a battle with cancer and Parkinson's disease.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Variety of events scheduled for Central PA Jazz Festival
David Stahl, originally from central Pa., has been lead trumpeter for bands including Buddy Rich, Count Basie and Woody Herman and has performed with Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Tony Bennett.
The Jersey Journal
New acts to wind up Music Under the Stars concerts at Deer Path Park
READINGTON - The 38th Music Under the Stars summer concert series continues on Thursday evenings, 7-9 p.m., through Aug. 14. This is a 17-piece jazz orchestra, performing music in the genre of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson and the like, along with the traditional "swing" era music of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Benny ... (more)
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.
Bangor Daily News
Join us August 16th at 7:30pm for some amazing live music! This 13pc orchestra will get you and your friends off your feet and whirling on the dance floor.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
'As Long As They Want To Play': Newport Jazz At 60
This year, the Newport Jazz Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary. For most of that time, its guiding force has been producer George Wein, who remembers all too well the first event in 1954.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Jazz All-Stars back for annual performances
Some of the area's top young jazz musicians are gigging like the pros this weekend, performing Friday and Saturday nights at .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Yogi Berra Tips His Cap to Duke Ellington
The gist of Newsday sportswriter Mike Gavin 's article this weekend is about how current Yankee and Mets players were connected to their "walk-up songs," e.g. those pop tunes that blare over the PA as a hitter move from on-deck to the batter's box.