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17 hrs ago | All About Jazz

CONTEST/GIVEAWAY: Enter the "Michael Carvin Experience - Flash Forward" Giveaway

All About Jazz members are invited to enter the Motema Music A'Michael Carvin Experience - Flash Forward A' giveaway contest starting today.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Freddie Hubbard

Mon Aug 25, 2014

South China Morning Post

Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval honours mentor Dizzy Gillespie

Few mentors have been as well honoured by their proteges as the great American jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie has been by the great Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval.

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Related Topix: Music!, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Arturo Sandoval, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Fidel Castro, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Bird with Strings: Live

This Friday marks the 94th anniversary of alto saxophonist Charlie Parker's birth.

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Related Topix: Charlie Parker, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Inventions, Science / Technology

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Denver Post

Fine lineup for 20th Vail series will wrap up the summer

As the summer comes to an end, so do the mountain jazz festivals. But there's one more, and in terms of straight-ahead, sophisticated music, this may be the one worth holding out for.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Benny Goodman, Colorado, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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.

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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.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Cleveland.com

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.

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

Tue Aug 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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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 .

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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.

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

Fri Aug 01, 2014

GPB.org

'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.

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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.

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

MassLive.com

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.

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

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