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Sunday Apr 20 | Daily Press & Argus

Sounds of Latin America just what doctor ordered

Dr. Alberto Nacif has been inspired by Latin jazz since the time of his birth in Oaxaca, Mexico, to his Mexican mother and Lebanese father.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Arturo Sandoval, Jazz, Black Entertainment

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Jazz Under the Stars summer concert series begins June 7 on Medina's square

Jazz up your summer by attending one or all of the free Jazz Under the Stars summer concert series performances in Uptown Park.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington

Hattiesburg American

PRCC groups set to perform together

Two Pearl River Community College groups will come together in concert for the first time on Thursday.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Michele McDonald for the boston globe Fred Taylor honored for his work both past, present

"I never planned anything, it just osmosed from one thing to another," says Fred Taylor of his career in music.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Dave Brubeck, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Jazz 'Flash Mob' A Hit At Reading Terminal Market

"I asked all of these musicians to come together and celebrate the Philadelphia contribution to jazz," said Homer Jackson, director of the Philadelphia Jazz Project .


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Black Entertainment, Jazz, John Coltrane


Ars Nova Workshop Announces New Path Festival Philadelphia 2014

Ars Nova Workshop will showcase some of the most consistently brilliant voices in jazz and experimental music in some of Philadelphia's most iconic and unusual spaces at the New Paths Festival, running April 21 through May 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Jazz, John Zorn, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Sun Ra

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Savoy Jazz To Release Three Midline 'Jazz For' Compilations April 15th

The pioneering theme-based collections are aimed at the casual consumer as opposed to the jazz aficionado , tapping into an eager audience for classic jazz music.


Related Topix: Jazz, The Count Basie Orchestra, Black Entertainment

Sat Apr 12, 2014

All About Jazz

David Longoria

DAVID LONGORIA sings and plays the trumpet. He grew up listening to trumpeters Al Hirt, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Herb Alpert, Raphael Mendez and other musicians like Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Pete Fountain, Jaco Pastorius and many others.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Al Hirt, Jazz, Herb Alpert, Buddy Rich

Fri Apr 11, 2014

National Public Radio

Dee Dee Bridgewater On 'Song Travels'

Jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater has worked with legends such as Dizzy Gillespie , Sonny Rollins and Horace Silver .


Related Topix: The Wiz, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Concert review | Columbus Jazz Orchestra: Trumpeters hold summit on stage

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra will perform at 8 tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St. For tickets, call 614-294-5200 or visit jazzartsgroup.org .


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz, Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Byron, WY, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis

Wed Apr 09, 2014

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Steve Gadd

Steve Gadd, b. Rochester, New York, April 9, 1945. Uncle, a drummer in the army, encouraged him.


Related Topix: Jazz, Steve Gadd, Rochester, NY, Black Entertainment

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Pacific Sun

Live Latin Jazz! April 18th

Roger Glenn, master multi-instrumentalist and entertainer on the flute, sax and vibraphone, and son of the late Tyree Glenn who was one of the 57 notable jazz musicians pictured in the historic photo "A Great Day in Harlem" is bringing his six-piece Roger Glenn Latin Jazz Ensemble to Angelicas! Come sip a signature cocktail, munch on a gourmet ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Rosemary Clooney

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Eddie Allen - Push

He's shared the bandstand and the studio with the likes of Art Blakey, Benny Carter, Chico Freeman, Dizzy Gillespie, Houston Person, Bobby Previte, Mongo Santamaria, and Randy Weston.


Related Topix: Jazz, Art Blakey, Black Entertainment, Houston Person, Randy Weston

Thu Apr 03, 2014

CBS Local

Dozens of Concerts Slated For 'Jazz Appreciation Month' in Philadelphia

And the fourth annual "Philly Jam" is the city's way of showcasing Philadelphia's contribution to the art of jazz.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz, Clifford Brown, Philly Joe Jones

Creative Loafing Tampa

This week in Tampa Bay area live music: Amos Lee, Ski Beatz, Mobb Deep, Jesse Cook, Anvil & more

THURSDAY, APRIL 3Branford Marsalis Quartet Of prestigious Louisiana jazz pedigree, Berklee-trained Branford Marsalis is the elder of brother Wynton by a mere year, plays soprano, tenor and alto saxophones, and cut his teeth working with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie, not to mention collabing with Sting and the ... (more)


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Mobb Deep, Black Entertainment, Branford Marsalis, Jazz, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis

Wed Apr 02, 2014

All About Jazz

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Video: Monterey Jazz Festival, 1975

The 1970s was a transition period for jazz. Legends from the 1940s and '50s were still performing all over the place, but rock, soul and disco all took a toll on jazz greats' income and sense of direction.


Related Topix: Bill Evans, Jazz, Paul Desmond, Black Entertainment, John Lewis

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Heights

Jazz Group Brings Together Classical And Contemporary With '007 James bOp!'

The show featured a variety of styles and a lovely array of solos. Bop, also known as bebop, is a music style developed in the early that combines the fast-paced swing elements with the smooth nature of jazz.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz

Wed Mar 26, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Coltrane's sax joins Smithsonian jazz collection

FEBRUARY 17: A tenor saxophone owned by John Coltrane is seen during a press preview for Jazz, The Auction, in the new headquarters of Jazz at Lincoln Center February 17, 2005 in New York City.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Entertainment

Tue Mar 25, 2014

All About Jazz

EVENT: Columbus Jazz Orchestra Blows the Roof off in Trumpet Summit...

In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Jazz Arts Group of Columbus returns to the historic Southern Theatre on April 10-13 for a special fanfare to the trumpet titled "Trumpet Summit," featuring guest artist Sean Jones.


Related Topix: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Jazz, Columbus, OH, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Herb Alpert, Miles Davis

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Burlington Times News

Arturo Sandoval delivers awe-inspiring jazz performance

Cuban-born trumpeter Arturo Sandoval proved Saturday night why he is considered one of the most brilliant Jazz and Latin music artists of all time with an electrifying performance at the Carolina Theatre.


Related Topix: Arturo Sandoval, Jazz, Ed Calle, Black Entertainment