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7 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Jazz, nice: Swanage gears up for annual music festival weekend

More than 50 bands will be playing this year, with the traditional jazz programme headlined by Keith Nichols' Blue Devils playing early big band music of Duke Ellington.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Dorset County, England, Jazz

Thu Jul 10, 2014

City Paper

Jazz Setlist, July 10-16: Integriti Reeves, CapitalBop, and John Kocur

The last year or so has really been the making of Integriti Reeves . She's not exactly a newcomer to D.C. jazz, being a native Washingtonian, a graduate of both the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Howard University, and a veteran of most of the city's jazz bandstands.


Related Topix: Washington, Jazz, Howard University, Billie Holiday, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Cardigans, Music, Entertainment

KWQC-TV Davenport

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Washington

An advocacy group says thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities have been banned from the voting booth by Los Angeles County courts, in violation of federal law.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Prison, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz,


California man faces prison for economic espionage

A Northern California chemical engineer is facing more than 20 years in prison when he is sentenced for a rare economic-espionage conviction.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, US News, US Supreme Court, Weather

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Prince George Citizen


At The Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City, so many jazz enthusiasts want to be buried near the graves of such greats as Miles Davis and Duke Ellington that the cemetery is developing new plots to meet the demand.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Celia Cruz, Latin


John Wayne's Family Sues Duke Univ; UK Fans Drink

John Wayne is The Duke. Even though he died in 1979, he is still known to fans as The Duke, a nickname he had since childhood.


Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Jazz

Daily Herald

Free Big Band Concert at Elgin's Wing Park July 15

An evening of Big Band favorites, old and new, is in store when the 17-piece Jazz Consortium Big Band plays a free outdoor concert on Tuesday, July 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wing Park Bandshell, 1010 Wing St., Elgin.


Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Elgin, IL, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Jess Stacy: Swing Pianist

The swing era is widely considered to be the golden age of big bands. Which is true, but the decade also was a period of widespread jazz piano genius.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Fats Waller, Art Tatum

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Julian Priester shares the Love

Chicago-born trombonist Julian Priester brings his brand of jazz to the Festival Tent stage for the TD Halifax Jazz Festival on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Jazz, Bill Frisell

Thu Jul 03, 2014


Ashley Henry Trio, Sheffield Youth Big Band and More Set for Jazz@theHubClub, July 5

Sheffield Music Hub, JazzNorth and Sheffield Theatres present Jazz@theHubClub, a brand new summer jazz spectacular taking to the Crucible stage on Saturday 5 July at 3.00pm.


Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis

Wed Jul 02, 2014


VIDEO: Lady Gaga Makes Surprise Appearance w/ Tony Bennett at Montreal Jazz Fest

Monday night, Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance at the Montreal Jazz Fest, joining Tony Bennett on stage for a few songs from their upcoming joint jazz album 'Cheek to Cheek.'


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Photo Coverage: After Midnight Company Takes Final Bows at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis ' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, closed last night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after 273 performances.


Related Topix: Wynton Marsalis, Jazz

Rotten Tomatoes

100% The Pleasures Of Being Out Of Step

Nat Hentoff is one of the enduring voices of the last 65 years, a writer who championed jazz as an art form and who also led the rise of 'alternative' journalism in America.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Movie Reviews

Sun Jun 29, 2014


Fleur Seule Comes to 54 Below with 1940s Jazz and Swing, 7/16

After hit engagements at Swing 46, Row NYC Hotel, and Refinery Rooftop Hotel, Fleur Seule makes their 54 Below debut.


Related Topix: Jazz, Nat 'King' Cole, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Julian Priester

All About Jazz is celebrating Julian Priester's birthday today! Julian Priester is an American jazz trombonist and composer.


Related Topix: Jazz, Sun Ra, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Dinah Washington

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Charles Lloyd Named NEA Jazz Master

Earlier this week, Santa Barbara saxophonist, flautist, and composer Charles Lloyd was named one of the National Endowment of the Arts' 2014 Jazz Masters.


Related Topix: Jazz, Charles Lloyd, Santa Barbara, CA, Jazz Masters, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday

WBUR-AM Boston

After 87 Years, Boston's Beloved Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe Closes

After 87 years in business, Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe, a landmark restaurant in Boston's South End, is set to close Saturday.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Black Entertainment, Sammy Davis Jr., Jazz


Loston Harris Quartet, Jane Monheit and More Come to Birdland, 7/7-13

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their amazing line-up of talent for July 7 - July 13, including the Loston Harris Quartet with Special Guest Monica Behan, Jane Monheit , Arturo O'Farrill, David DeJesus, and more! The Broadway at Birdland concert series is excited to announce that there will be A Sophisticated Reunion on Monday, July 7 at 7pm.


Related Topix: Jazz, Jane Monheit, Media, National Public Radio, Radio, Los Angeles, CA, Social Software, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Art Daily

'Sun Ra: When Sun Comes Out: Ephemera 1956-1975' opens at David Nolan Gallery

David Nolan Gallery , New York and Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, present Sun Ra: When Sun Comes Out: Ephemera 1956-1975.


Related Topix: Sun Ra, Jazz, Birmingham, AL


More TD Ottawa Jazz Festival jam session highlights

Previously, I wrote about the fun with Darcy James Argue's Secret Society co-conspirators took the Albion Rooms' bandstand on Tuesday, Ethan Iverson's mini-set at the jam session Saturday, plus the jam session's strong start on Friday night.


Related Topix: Jazz