Patti Austin Tributes Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington with Cleveland Orchestra Tonight
The Cleveland Orchestra concludes its acclaimed 2012-13 Celebrity Series tonight, May 18, when Patti Austin performs with the Orchestra in a concert that pays homage to the revered jazz classics of Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington.
Friday May 17
Grammy Winner Delfeayo Marsalis, Performs at Raue Center
Grammy Award-winning producer and NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis brings "Sweet Thunder" to the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake.
Wed May 15, 2013
Hanover Theatre to Celebrate Legacy of Music Worcester
The Hanover Theatre will be honoring the Legacy of Music Worcester this Sunday as part of the ongoing Access Hanover Lyceum.
Mon May 13, 2013
Wynton Marsalis fan club
Winners of 18th Essentially Ellington Competition 2013
New York, NY Tonight, Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announced the high school jazz bands in the nation who took the highest honors at the prestigious 18th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall , home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Cleveland Orchestra presents Patti Austin in a tribute to Ella and Duke
The Cleveland Orchestra James Feddeck, conductor Patti Austin , vocalist A tribute to Ella and Duke Saturday, May 18 8:00 p.m. Songstress Patti Austin pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in performance with The Cleveland Orchestra on Saturday, May 18 This season's Celebrity Series of the Cleveland Orchestra is coming to a close with ... (more)
Music Review: Jutta Hipp - The German Recordings 1952-1955
Jutta Hipp is not a name that means much to most jazz fans. A talented German pianist, she seems to have had a very short enigmatic career, a moment or two of fame and then she was gone.
Fri May 10, 2013
Duke Ellington: 5 Essential Performances
To call Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington inimitable is to actually downplay his mythic role in world culture, as no American figure - be he from the realm of jazz or any other musical idiom - has ever matched his spectacular and ceaseless creativity.
Thu May 09, 2013
Plain Meaning Leads to Mood Indigo for Ellington Heir
Duke Ellington's grandson brought a breach of contract action against a group of music publishers; he sought to recover royalties allegedly due under a 1961 contract.
Singers to swing at season finale
The Topeka Festival Singers will close their 2012-13 season with "Swingin' with the TFS," a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in White Concert Hall which will feature both the chorus and several soloists singing songs from the Swing Era of pop music.
WNYC-AM New York
Sexmob: Live From 92Y Tribeca
The band Sexmob specializes in a distinct strain of deconstructionist improvised music: jazz that aims at fun by bouncing off the walls.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Open Music Collective prepares end of semester concerts
Open Music Collective with be celebrating three end of the semester concerts featuring the "Outside-In Band" on Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m., followed by the OMC youth Ensemble on Tuesday, May 14, at 8 p.m., and the "Venerable Sextet" on Wednesday, May 15, at 5:30 p.m. The "Outside-In Band" is a band led by bassist Jamie MacDonald who is presenting ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
What a wonderful night of jazz
Whether it is the music of Duke Ellington, the unique style of Ahmal Jamal or the magical voice of Ella Fitzgerald with her perfect pitch and ability to scat, whatever jazz is being played, you can bet lovers of this genre will be out in force and always appreciative.
LIVE: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys @ Club Helsinki, 4/7/13
Slim like a knife, looking sharp, vest buttoned, guitar in hand. Alejandro Escovedo says Texas, but he speaks New York.
Mon May 06, 2013
EMI Wins Dispute Over Duke Ellington 'Net Revenue'
EMI Music will be allowed to pay itself for the foreign exploitation of Duke Ellington music, a New York appeals court has ruled.
Come Sunday evening, Rockville pastor exchanges hymnal for saxophone
The bass, piano, drums and sax were playing Duke Ellington's “Come Sunday” - an appropriate selection since the Sunday-evening concert venue was a church.
Fri May 03, 2013
Wed May 01, 2013
KBCI CBS 2
'I've got rhythm, he's got music'
At 93, Pete Ferno is as old as jazz and just as cool. Once a month, you'll find him behind a set of drums laying down the rhythms for his performing partner, Art Houle.
At New Orleans Jazz Fest 2013, Local Spice and Old Favorites
Everyone uses it: locals; out-of-town vets; first timers who know, as soon as they get a taste, that they are coming back for more.
Seattle jazz musicians honored by Jazz Journalists Association
Two Seattle jazz musicians were honored today with awards from the Jazz Journalists Association, based in New York.