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First Listen: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love'

As fans eagerly await Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett 's upcoming album 'Cheek to Cheek,' dropping September 23rd, the duo have shared another single from the project.


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Evening News

Norwich singer Nina Baker launches debut album as touching tribute to grandfather

"I wanted to make a real listener's album - something you could put on in the car for a road trip."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, MTV, Ella, Robbie Williams, Jazz, Black Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Maggie Rose to Play Metropolitan Room, 8/31

Poughkeepsie native Maggie Rose will be returning to her first love, American Songbook at the Metropolitan Room on 31 August at 4pm.


Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz, June Christy

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Jeremiah's Vanishing New York

Park Slope Barber

For my latest essay in Metro NY , a haircut at the Fiumefreddo brothers' barber shop in Park Slope.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Fri Aug 01, 2014


'As Long As They Want To Play': Newport Jazz At 60

This year, the Newport Jazz Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary. For most of that time, its guiding force has been producer George Wein, who remembers all too well the first event in 1954.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie


Enjoy some 'new old fashioned tunes' from Tia Brazda

Despite her early appreciation of artists like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone, Toronto's Tia Brazda says she doesn't intentionally write for swing and jazz fans.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Jazz, Canada,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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)


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington, Black Entertainment, Dave Brubeck, Newport, RI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Vocalist Serpentine Arborvitae Opens Wineseller's Second Summer Jazz...

Jazz singer Serpentine Arborvitae will pay tribute to jazz divas Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nina Simone in her show Red Hot & Blue on July 5th at the Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Nina Simone, Waynesville, NC


Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House with Billy Stritch, 8/5-9

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald , star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House three summers ago, and again each year since.


Related Topix: 9, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Publishing, Media, New Times, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Entertainment, Television, Kansas City, MO

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Where America's jazz greats are spending eternity

Charlie Parker was buried in Missouri, though he wanted to be buried in New York, the place he called home.


Related Topix: Charlie Parker, Jazz, Gladstone, MO, Black Entertainment