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First Listen: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love'
As fans eagerly await Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett 's upcoming album 'Cheek to Cheek,' dropping September 23rd, the duo have shared another single from the project.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
'Paris Blues' available on home video for first time
One of the best jazz -themed films ever made, "Paris Blues" , is available for the first time in any home video format.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Album of the Week: "It's a Good Day" from Cyrille Aimee
As a young girl in the northern French town of Samois, vocalist Cyrille Aimee fell in love with the vibrant local music scene.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
All About Jazz
Alexander Hawkins Ensemble: Alexander Hawkins: Step Wide, Step Deep
That's as true of recordings as it is in person, and amply demonstrated on Step Wide, Step Deep , where the moods range from lazy Sunday afternoon to bristling polyphony.
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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Flashback | Phish Plays A Private Wedding In Burlington
Vermont jam titans Phish have played the role of wedding band a number of times over the past 30 years including performances at LD Chris Kuroda, manager Jason Colton and former manager Brad Sands' wedding receptions.
Jazz Musician Val Eddy Dies
Eddy, real name Valentino DeCastris, passed away on 4 August in his hometown of Rockford, Illinois following a battle with cancer and Parkinson's disease.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
'Mood Indigo' review: Whimsical overload
The surreal and poetic tale of Colin, an idealistic and inventive young man, and Chloe, a young woman who seems like the physical embodiment of the eponymous Duke Ellington tune.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Wall Street Journal
That Swedish Swing
From July 30 through Aug. 3, in this Baltic seacoast town, Swedish jazz artists of several generations played the music that their nation embraced long ago.
French film 'Mood Indigo' takes whimsy to the limits, and then some: Review
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Michel Gondry's "Mood Indigo" pays tribute to a classic piece of American art in its very title: Duke Ellington's "Mood Indigo."
Mon Aug 04, 2014
45 Jazz Numbers for Smooth Listening
Monday marks what would be the 113th birthday of American jazz legend Louis Armstrong.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
All About Jazz
PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Noted Jazz Flutist Peter H. Bloom to Perform with...
The duo will also perform chamber music by Franz Schubert, Mauro Giuliani, Jacques Ibert and Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
St. Louis Jazz Notes
StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Summer 2014 jazz film festival
It's summertime, when the livin' is allegedly easy, and yr. humble editor needs a brief respite from the usual blogging routine.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Classic jazz, on Midcoast tour
Nora Cavin, a jazz vocalist from New York, will perform a series of concerts in Rockland and Thomaston during August.
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Itunes Exclusives: 6 Classic Albums Released for Newport Jazz Festival
Legacy Recordings Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Newport Jazz Festival with 6 Classic Album Exclusives Landmark A'Live at Newport" Performances from Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald and Lionel Hampton Available for 1st Time Digitally Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the 60th Anniversary of ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Something Else! Reviews
Mysterious, provocative, fanciful - all the key attributes often ascribed to the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn - are vividly present on this inaugural release by trumpeter Cuong Vu and pianist Richard Karpen's Indigo Mist project That The Days Go By And Never Come Again .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Yogi Berra Tips His Cap to Duke Ellington
The gist of Newsday sportswriter Mike Gavin 's article this weekend is about how current Yankee and Mets players were connected to their "walk-up songs," e.g. those pop tunes that blare over the PA as a hitter move from on-deck to the batter's box.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Northern Scot
Niki King comes back to Inverness with Duke Ellington tribute.
WINNING Scottish jazz vocalist Niki King has switched the spotlight in her latest show from one music legend to another.
Seattle Shakespeare Company Celebrates 13 Continuous Seasons of Financial Success
After closing out the financial records for Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013-2014 season, Managing Director John Bradshaw announced that the company ended the year in the black with revenues of $1.6 million, a record high for the company.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Duke Ellington Center for the Arts to Present Jazz Showcases 7/31-8/17
The Duke Ellington Center of the Arts will present "Ellington, New York and the Essence of Jazz," a discussion led by composer and jazz scholar Edward Green on July 31 at 6pm, and "Summer Serenade with Bobby Sanabria," a concert by Sanabria on August 17 at 2:30pm.