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Yesterday | Detroit Free Press

Mark Stryker: Jazz singer Barbara Morrison to perform in Ann Arbor

The great Barbara Morrison is back in town. Hallelujah! Born in Ypsilanti, Morrison, a singer of uncommon spirit and expression, has been based in Los Angeles since the 1970s.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, James Moody, Jazz, Jimmy Smith, Black Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Something Else! exclusive stream: Michael Carvin Experience,...

Michael Carvin has led an interesting career as a jazz drummer, and it's a story that in itself makes you want to explore his body of work.


Related Topix: Bobby Hutcherson, Freddie Hubbard, Jazz, Pharoah Sanders, Black Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Jazz under the Stars Josh Rzepka Trio

Trumpeter and composer Josh Rzepka will lead his Jazz Trio in a performance that will feature the music of jazz greats Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, and others.


Related Topix: Jazz Trio, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington

Tue Aug 12, 2014


John Marshall Jazz Quintet to Play June Havoc Theatre, 8/17

The John Marshall Jazz Quintet will fill Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre with the sound of Jazz for a one-night-only concert on Sunday, August 17 at 7pm.


Related Topix: Jazz, Ornette Coleman, Buddy Rich, Gerry Mulligan, Black Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014

All About Jazz

Read "Thad Jones: Detroit-New York Junction - " Blue Note 1513"

In 1956, Jones led his first jazz group. It was a small sextetA-unlike his later, more celebrated ensemble, co-led by .


Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Thad Jones, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Seattle Times

Special U.S. ‘diplomats’ play a welcome tune

East mCarolina University's Greg Hurley is going abroad again for a two-week trip this month, but not exactly for a classic vacation.


Related Topix: Greenville, NC, Non-Profit, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong

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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz, Count Basie, Billie Holiday

The News Tribune

These U.S. 'diplomats' wield fiddles and dance moves, not briefcases

It will be Beirut for the viola and violin teacher, who's left Greenville, N.C., every summer for the last five years and gone to places "emerging from conflict" as part of a program for students in formerly war-torn areas.


Related Topix: East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Non-Profit, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong


Sax great Phil Woods returning to hometown for Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival

Saxophone great and Springfield native Phil Woods has played with legends such as Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonius Monk, as well as forging a lengthy solo career of his own.


Related Topix: Jazz, Saxophone, Classical, Springfield, MA, Black Entertainment, Thelonius Monk, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Rhythms of remembrance: Columbia's - Guitar Guru' honored with free memorial concert on Sunday

The free concert was held at CJ's bar along Greene Street in honor of Robert Newton III, who died on July 8 after complications from multiple strokes he suffered.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Columbia, SC

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Trumpeter Sandoval celebrates music without borders

His story amounts to an American triumph. But there's a curious wrinkle in the journey of Arturo Sandoval, the celebrated trumpeter and bandleader who has been a boisterous presence on the international music scene, particularly since defecting from Cuba and moving to the United States in 1990.


Related Topix: Arturo Sandoval, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Music, Berklee College of Music, Entertainment