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I do listen to jazz mainly because I grew up with parents who criticized pop music as "the devil's music" and therefore besides gospel, only jazz was permitted to play in our house for many years.
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Myrtle Beach Online
Q&A with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra leader Wynton Marsalis
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is acknowledged as one of the top big bands in the world.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Summer Concert Series Opens With Local Favorite
School may be ending, but Westborough's first summer of 2013 concert will be a test of sorts.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Video: Fantasia Barrino to Join Cotton Club Parade; Announces Plans on Today
Actress and singer Fantasia Barrino announced on The Today Show her plans to join Broadway's Cotton Club Parade this fall.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
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Herman Leonard captured it all, but one wonders if he planned on capturing the viewer's presence as it's reflected in the glass.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Looking Back: 9:30 Club Used to Be Duke Ellington's in 1949
The 9:30 Club , the esteemed rock club that Rolling Stone magazine recently named the best big room in America, has a musical past dating way back before the building's move to 815 V Street in 1996.
John Hemming, Liberal Democrat MP for Yardley
For one night only, the piano-playing Yardley MP will lead his horn section through some standards by the likes of George Gershwin, Harold Arlen and his idol Duke Ellington For one night only, the piano-playing Yardley MP will lead his horn section through some standards by the likes of George Gershwin, Harold Arlen and his idol Duke Ellington.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Grammy Winner Fantasia Barrino to Parade Back to Broadway This Fall
Fantasia Barrino is coming back to Broadway this October. The Grammy winner unveiled her plans to return to the Great White Way on The Today Show on June 12. No word yet on which show Barrino will star in, though a likely vehicle is the Broadway-bound musical Cotton Club Parade .
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Makeovers: Witness the Rebirth of Historic South-Central's Most...
Historic South-Central's very historic Dunbar Hotel is set to be officially reborn on June 26 as Dunbar Village, a senior-living community , but it's still holding onto its cred as Los Angeles's most legendary jazz spot.
All About Jazz
Freddy Cole and Dave Brubeck Quartets...
With all the criticism that has sometimes been leveled against him by the jazz cognoscenti who wish he would put on blackface, Brubeck is a musical genius who has had a transformative influence on jazz.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Bill DeYoung remembers Ben
Last December, I was sitting with Ben Tucker and Teddy Adams in the chilly rear courtyard of Foxy Loxy Caf.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
DC Jazz Festival: What to See Tonight
The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra needs no help in drawing an audience. They have a regular residency at the city's best jazz venue, every Monday night, and they routinely sell the place out.
Five Things You Need to Know Today: A Jazz Concert, Fit Camp and More
This jazz program will feature popular jazz standards, including distinctive music repertoire by Duke Ellington as well a selection of spirituals and blues music.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The Miami Herald
Catherine Russell, masterful interpreter of vintage jazz and blues, opens Gables summer series
Vocalist Catherine Russell grew up with jazz as a second language. Her dad, Panamanian-born bandleader and composer Luis Russell, was a lifelong friend and colleague of Louis Armstrong.
Sonoma Valley Sun
Solid wall of blues
In the 1940s and '50s, there was no hotter spot for blues and jazz than West Oakland.
DC Jazz Festival: What to See Tonight and Saturday
For proof that the DC Jazz Festival is rapidly and thoroughly diversifying, look no further than the presence of guitarist Kenny Wessel on the bill.
WNYC-AM New York
Clare Fischer On Piano Jazz
Keyboardist, composer, arranger and bandleader Clare Fischer was known for his versatile and deft touch with everything from classical to jazz to Latin and Brazilian music.
All About Jazz
Read "Ellingtonian Intimacy: Dukish Duos"
Duke Ellington elevated the art of big band writing to great heights, but his music was never relegated to the large ensemble corner of the room.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
DC Jazz Festival kicks off, bringing music to students, neighborhoods
The DC Jazz Festival is underway, and you can expect to see and hear more than 100 performances, in 40 neighborhoods in June.
Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News
"American Music Defines African American Culture"
American music defines African American culture. It is as broad as, the legacy of its people and as of Marian Anderson at the Metropolitan Opera, W.C. Handy's blues on Memphis' Basin Street, Mahalia Jackson's Gospel, Count Basie's blues, Sam Cooke, Duke Ellington, Lady Day, Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller, Miles Davis, Lightning Hopkins, Nat King ... (more)