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9 hrs ago | Boston.com

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.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Eric Wyatt - Borough of Kings

A lot of musicians like to boast they live in Brooklyn; Eric Wyatt was born and raised there and as the son of a sax player, Wyatt grew up knowing his Dad's friends, such of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Gary Bartz and Sonny Rollins, who is Wyatt's godfather.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Jazz, Gary Bartz, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Garrett

Wed Jul 16, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Saturday will be jazzy in Onset

Onset may be best known as a quaint New England village, perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, but as Mikelyn Roderick notes, Onset used to be a hot spot for some of the biggest names and best artists in jazz music.

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Related Topix: Onset, MA, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Chicago Reader

Primo west-coast bebop from Howard McGhee released by Uptown Records

The good old great man theory tends to reduce the emergence of bebop to just a handful of musicians: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Oklahoma, Chicago, IL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Lee Morgan

All About Jazz is celebrating Lee Morgan's birthday today! Morgan was a jazz prodigy, joining the Dizzy Gillespie big band at 18, remaining a member for two years.

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Related Topix: Lee Morgan, Jazz, Black Entertainment

Examiner.com

Bask in the glow of a Mondavi summer concert

The annual summer concert series at Robert Mondavi Winery is one of the oldest and most popular music festivals in Napa Valley.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Dave Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme, Jazz, Dave Koz, Wine, Drink

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Art Daily

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The Bowdoin College Museum of Art presents On 52nd Street: The Jazz Photographs of William P. Gottlieb.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk

Tue Jul 01, 2014

NewsBlaze

Justin Robinson: On His Latest Album 'Alana's Fantasy'

Justin Robinson is a jazz saxophonist and flutist. Robinson established himself as a child prodigy when, while still a teenager, he began running after-hours jam sessions at the renowned Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City the late 1980's.

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Gary Bartz, Black Entertainment, The Big Band

Contra Costa Times

Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Lesher Center plans jazzy summer

Walnut Creek's Lesher Center kicks off its 2014 jazz series on July 12 with four-time Grammy nominated singer/pianist Karrin Allyson.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Black Entertainment, Roy Hargrove

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Chubby Jackson: New York, 1949

In 1944, bebop was virtually ignored by the country's jazz fans-except those in New York, where the new style had first been recorded earlier that year.

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Related Topix: New York, Black Entertainment, Jazz

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Barron's

Iconic American Jazz Photos

Jazz is America's music, evolving with the ebb and flow of our history. It thrived in Prohibition-era speakeasies, provocatively questioned Jim Crow segregation with interracial bands, and splintered during the protests of the Vietnam War, between the frustrated riffing of jazz-rock fusion, led by Miles Davis, and the anguished spiritualism of John ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, John Coltrane, Yale University, Cab Calloway

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

A great day in Portsmouth and all that Jazz

Jazz musicians stand on the steps of the South Church in Portsmouth on Saturday for a photograph modeled after a similar one taken in 1958 titled "A Great Day in Harlem", by Art Kane.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Count Basie, Gene Krupa, Dover, NH

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Georgia Straight

David Fathead Newman & the Tilden Webb Trio's Cellar Groove is an archival delight

With Cellar Groove , jazz impresario Cory Weeds has dug deep into his archive for a 2004 club date all jazz-saxophone fans should treasure-in part because Newman, who died in 2009, sounds especially relaxed and happy in the company of Tilden Webb and his trio.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Pearson, Black Entertainment

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