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The Jersey Journal
Kennedy Dancers to perform at jazz program at Miller Branch Library
The holiday spirit continues in Jersey City this weekend, when the Jersey City Free Public Library: Community Awareness Series, The Spirit of Life Ensemble and the Kennedy Dancers present a "Very Jazzy Christmas."
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Remembering Ahmet Ertegun
On the seventh anniversary of the death of music pioneer Ahmet Ertegun, Peter Brown, a former member of the Beatles core management, reflects on his friend's legacy.
St. Louis Jazz Notes
Jazz this week: Holiday jazz continues, Doug Lawrence, St. Louis Rivermen, and more
The rush to the holidays is on, and if you're looking for some seasonal jazz this weekend in St. Louis, there's plenty to be had, along with an assortment of other jazz and creative music events.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Contemporary dance ensemble readies for holiday show at Joea s
Vision Contemporary Dance Ensemble during last year's Holiday Extravaganza at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C. Vision Contemporary Dance Ensemble during last year's Holiday Extravaganza at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C. Even before Vision Contemporary Dance Ensemble held auditions for its 2013-2014 season ... (more)
Tony Nominee Euan Morton Makes 54 Below Debut Dec. 12
Euan Morton , a Tony nominee for his performance in Taboo , makes his debut at the Manhattan nightspot 54 Below Dec. 12. Backed by Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators, Morton, according to press notes, will offer "a repertoire of turn of the century ragtime, 1920s jazz and depression era swing by composers such as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton ... (more)
Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis to Return to Segerstrom Center, 3/14
The world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis arrives at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall.
Saturday Gala Marks WPKN Radio's 50th Anniversary
Westport's Dragone Classic Motor Cars on Saturday will host the 50th anniversary of WPKN Radio, 89.5 FM with "Road & Tracks II," a reprise of last year's successful fundraiser for the station.
American music legend inspires new band
FOR a cool Christmas evening, the jazz obsessives at SpanJazz have conspired to bring a very special new group, the Dukes and the Duchess, to The Dingle Club, Narberth, on Wednesday ,December 18. The aim of the Dukes and the Duchess is to create an original sound using the wonderful melodies of Duke Ellington.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
St. Albert Gazette
A cool Nutcracker at the Arden
Band Leader Craig Brenan, a trombonist and music faculty member at MacEwan, is bringing The Craig Brenan Big Band to the Arden Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 14. They are performing the Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn version of the Nutcracker.
Right Proper, a brewery for Shaw, opens Tuesday
The growing restaurant offerings in D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood can now add "brewpub" to their ranks with the Tuesday opening of Right Proper Brewing Company.
9 Ways to Spend The Holidays With Your Significant Other
From the fresh smell of pine trees taking over and lights shining bright, Christmas time is vast approaching.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Landis will perform with NEC Orchestra
Noah Landis, of Berwick, a 12th grade pianist attending Berwick Academy, will perform in the New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra conducted by Ken Schaphorst, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11 at NEC's Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Madison Gate Records & Legacy Recordings Announce the Worldwide...
Madison Gate Records & Legacy Recordings Announce the Worldwide Digital Release of American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, an Album of Music from the Upcoming Motion Picture, on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Physical Album To Be Released on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Debuts a ... (more)
The Winnipeg Free Press
Bassist sizzles as WJO feasts on classics from Duke, Strayhorn
It was labelled as a show of Ellington's Nutcracker Suite, but it could have been subtitled Duke and Devon.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
On and Off Broadway, doing more with less
Dec. 08--Shorter running times. No intermissions. Single sets. On and Off Broadway, small can indeed be beautiful.
Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 12/08/2013
SOCIAL SECURITY Magic Circle Theatre 11/15-12/15/2013 Social Security is a sparkling, laugh-filled sophisticated comedy about a New York City couple, both art dealers.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Savion Glover and Lizz Wright Star in the Ellington Nutcracker Today at Njpac
NJPAC will welcome Newark's own virtuosic tap dancer Savion Glover for a special holiday presentation featuring the music of Duke Ellington today, December 8 at 4 pm in Prudential Hall.
All About Jazz
AWARD/GRANT: Grammys: Jazz Nominees Look to New Voices
A winner of 20 Grammys, including two last year, Corea, with his latest album "The Vigil," was shut out Friday night in this year's list of nominees, which again offered a welcome blend of relative newcomers and familiar faces.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Washington Post
Right Proper Brewing Company will open Dec. 10
Get ready for Shaw's third opening of the month. Right Proper Brewing Company will open its doors on Dec. 10 to folks seeking unique beers brewed in-house, paired with hearty comfort food.
National Public Radio
Ellen Seeling On Piano Jazz
For this 2006 episode of Piano Jazz , trumpeter Ellen Seeling brought her longtime collaborator and the assistant director of the Montclair Women's Big Band, saxophonist Jean Fineberg, as well as New York drummer Allison Miller .