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.
The Columbus Dispatch
Neighbors shouldn't be arbiters of taste
It would appear that certain members of the Clintonville Area Commission have decided that, as official city of Columbus neighborhood advisers, they need to assert their authority and creative visions as art consultants of my neighborhood .
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Dixieland Jazz Mass Ties Downtown Cathedral To Community, Weekend Festival
Bouncy, jazzy tunes filled the Christ Cathedral Church downtown during a New Orleans-style mass Sunday, organized as part of the 23rd Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Three more buildings now open in Encore
Earlier this week it was a trumpeter, playing as guests toured apartments at a grand opening for the Trio, the second project completed within Encore.
Bay Area Big Band @ InsideOut Gallery, Sun. July 20th, 7-9 pm
The BAY AREA BIG BAND generates an electricity and excitement guaranteed to bring you out of your seat.
Jacksonville Daily News
Duke vs. The Duke: Just figure it out
Some legal actions are just downright silly. That's the reaction to news that heirs of John "Duke" Wayne and Duke University once again have turned to the courts in a battle over the name.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
A Leading Female Interpreter of The Great American Songbook
As a young girl, vocalist Catherine Russell bounced on the knee of Louis Armstrong.
Broadway's Jared Grimes Coming to the Children's Museum of Manhattan, 8/16
A series of live performances - including one from a Broadway star - will take place throughout the summer in conjunction with the exhibit, JAZZED! The Changing Beat of 125th Street at the Children's Museum of Manhattan , located at 212 West 83rd Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue.
Edward Pramuk to receive Art Melt's Louisiana Art Legend Award
Edward Pramuk will receive Forum 35's Art Melt Louisiana Art Legend Award during the annual event's preview party Friday, July 18. Pramuk, a painter and mixed-media artist, was recently the subject of an exhibition at the LSU Museum of Art alongside photographs by Herman Leonard.
Mood Indigo Review
Visionary director Michel Gondry is back to his surrealistic romantic/fantasy ways, this time with Mood Indigo - named after the Duke Ellington album but based on Boris Vian's 1947 book Froth on the Daydream.
'The Women of Sugar Hill'
Experience a unique live music and art event being held at the Sugar Hill Building.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Live Review: Carsie Blanton at Rockwood Music Hall
On the heels of the release of her new jazz standards album, "Not Old, Not New" , singer-songwriter Carsie Blanton stopped in New York City on her long US tour.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Fans book burial plots in the Bronx to be near jazz greats Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Celia Cruz
The guardians of Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx are reaching out to those who can think of nothing better than making their final resting place one shared by the likes of Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Celia Cruz.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Paul Gonsalves
All About Jazz is celebrating Paul Gonsalves' birthday today! Although his reputation is often hung upon the mighty gallery-rousing performance he gave at the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival with Duke Ellington, tenor saxophonist Paul Gonsalves was at heart an introspective balladeer.