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The Triple Door's Through the Looking Glass: The Burlesque Alice in Wonderland
You've never seen Alice in Wonderland like this...and you've certainly never seen this much of Alice! What better story to turn into a burlesque ? The menage of fantastical, over-the-top characters lends itself perfectly to creating an endlessly sexy, fascinating cast of dancers.
Palo Alto Weekly
This weekend's events
Special guest Latin jazz trumpeter Ray Vega joins the Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Murray Low, on Saturday, May 25, at 8 p.m. Vega was the lead trumpet player for Latin giants Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, and Mario Bauza, and a jazz trumpeter with the Duke Ellington and Vanguard Jazz orchestras, as well as classical composer ... (more)
Zavod in Kununurra
What is there left to do for a musician like Allan Zavod who has done it all and played with all the greats? As a classical, jazz, rock and pop pianist/keyboardist he's played with Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, George Benson, Frank Zappa, and Sting to name but a few.
Thu May 23, 2013
Remembering Spain Rodriguez
Peter Leggeria, Peter Orlovsky, and Spain Rodriguez lay out a copy of the "East Village Other" . When the great poet Lucille Clifton died, the New York Times said that she was a member of a group of Buffalo black intellectuals.
Wed May 22, 2013
All About Jazz
David Arnay: 8
Los Angeles pianist/arranger/composer David Arnay releases his third recording as a leader in the theme-minded 8 . Eight signifies both the number of selections on the disc as well as the sequential sum of instruments added to each performance, from solo to octet performance.
Tue May 21, 2013
Thomas Jefferson's Jazz Band, Chamber Choir Wow at Teen Art Festival
Thomas Jefferson Middle School 's jazz band and chamber choir recently performed a show at the Bergen County Teen Art Festival at Bergen Community College.
Patti Austin teams with Cleveland Orchestra for a stunning night of Ella and Ellington
Patti Austin, in a photo provided for her 2010 appearance at the Tri-C JazzFest, wowed Cleveland again Saturday night in a Severance Hall show accompanied by the Cleveland Orchestra.
Fri May 17, 2013
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.
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.