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California man faces prison for economic espionage
A Northern California chemical engineer is facing more than 20 years in prison when he is sentenced for a rare economic-espionage conviction.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Prince George Citizen
At The Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City, so many jazz enthusiasts want to be buried near the graves of such greats as Miles Davis and Duke Ellington that the cemetery is developing new plots to meet the demand.
John Wayne's Family Sues Duke Univ; UK Fans Drink
John Wayne is The Duke. Even though he died in 1979, he is still known to fans as The Duke, a nickname he had since childhood.
Free Big Band Concert at Elgin's Wing Park July 15
An evening of Big Band favorites, old and new, is in store when the 17-piece Jazz Consortium Big Band plays a free outdoor concert on Tuesday, July 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wing Park Bandshell, 1010 Wing St., Elgin.
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Jess Stacy: Swing Pianist
The swing era is widely considered to be the golden age of big bands. Which is true, but the decade also was a period of widespread jazz piano genius.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Julian Priester shares the Love
Chicago-born trombonist Julian Priester brings his brand of jazz to the Festival Tent stage for the TD Halifax Jazz Festival on Thursday night.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Ashley Henry Trio, Sheffield Youth Big Band and More Set for Jazz@theHubClub, July 5
Sheffield Music Hub, JazzNorth and Sheffield Theatres present Jazz@theHubClub, a brand new summer jazz spectacular taking to the Crucible stage on Saturday 5 July at 3.00pm.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
VIDEO: Lady Gaga Makes Surprise Appearance w/ Tony Bennett at Montreal Jazz Fest
Monday night, Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance at the Montreal Jazz Fest, joining Tony Bennett on stage for a few songs from their upcoming joint jazz album 'Cheek to Cheek.'
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Photo Coverage: After Midnight Company Takes Final Bows at Brooks Atkinson Theatre
After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis ' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, closed last night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after 273 performances.
100% The Pleasures Of Being Out Of Step
Nat Hentoff is one of the enduring voices of the last 65 years, a writer who championed jazz as an art form and who also led the rise of 'alternative' journalism in America.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Fleur Seule Comes to 54 Below with 1940s Jazz and Swing, 7/16
After hit engagements at Swing 46, Row NYC Hotel, and Refinery Rooftop Hotel, Fleur Seule makes their 54 Below debut.
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Julian Priester
All About Jazz is celebrating Julian Priester's birthday today! Julian Priester is an American jazz trombonist and composer.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Santa Barbara Independent
Charles Lloyd Named NEA Jazz Master
Earlier this week, Santa Barbara saxophonist, flautist, and composer Charles Lloyd was named one of the National Endowment of the Arts' 2014 Jazz Masters.
After 87 Years, Boston's Beloved Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe Closes
After 87 years in business, Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe, a landmark restaurant in Boston's South End, is set to close Saturday.
Loston Harris Quartet, Jane Monheit and More Come to Birdland, 7/7-13
Birdland Jazz Club has announced their amazing line-up of talent for July 7 - July 13, including the Loston Harris Quartet with Special Guest Monica Behan, Jane Monheit , Arturo O'Farrill, David DeJesus, and more! The Broadway at Birdland concert series is excited to announce that there will be A Sophisticated Reunion on Monday, July 7 at 7pm.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
'Sun Ra: When Sun Comes Out: Ephemera 1956-1975' opens at David Nolan Gallery
David Nolan Gallery , New York and Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, present Sun Ra: When Sun Comes Out: Ephemera 1956-1975.
More TD Ottawa Jazz Festival jam session highlights
Previously, I wrote about the fun with Darcy James Argue's Secret Society co-conspirators took the Albion Rooms' bandstand on Tuesday, Ethan Iverson's mini-set at the jam session Saturday, plus the jam session's strong start on Friday night.
All About Jazz
Billy Strayhorn: Out Of The Shadows
An elaborate box set from the Danish Storyville label: seven CDs and one DVD, paying tribute to Duke Ellington's arranger and composer Billy Strayhorn that -alas -doesn't quite live up to the ambitions of it's makers.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
D.C. Jazz Festival celebrates 10 years
When you think of D.C.'s distinctive music, you think of go-go -- that intoxicating blend of drums and congas made famous by city icon Chuck Brown in the 1970s.
Sunny Sumter Wants D.C. to be America's No. 1 Jazz City
In the earliest years of the DC Jazz Festival , Sunny Sumter was on the talent side of the event.