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13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Former Hendrix bassist Billy Cox headlining Live on the Levee

Cox did not become a gypsy until his 20s, when he joined a band featuring his old friend .


Related Topix: Brahms, Classical, Liszt, Symphony, Arts

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Michael Jackson Bassist Alex Al is Signature Breedlove Artist

You might not know the name Alex Al but you've definitely heard his work. From Michael Jackson's bassist to recording with people like Stevie Wonder, Beyonc and Sting, Alex is everywhere.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Classical

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Chamber Music Festival showcases LA music, musicians

What: Eighth annual chamber music event featuring the festival's core ensemble and guests soprano Karen Slack, harpist Allegra Lilly, ensemble-in-residence WindSync and composer-in-residence Adam Schoenberg.


Related Topix: Classical, Schoenberg, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

For these musicians, a fateful first listen

Music's communicative power - "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it - has been known to change lives.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, George Gershwin, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Five questions for David Braid, mostly about George Gershwin

Toronto pianist David Braid has consistently impressed me with the many musical directions that he's traveled.


Related Topix: Classical, George Gershwin, The Canadian Brass, Brass., Big-Band, Prince Edward County, VA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Erie Times News

Kevin Cuneo: 'Rhapsody' returns, by George

A Ukranian-born pianist will perform a great American composition Saturday at Chautauqua Institution.


Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Symphony, Arts, Classical, George Gershwin, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Rhapsody in Blue

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Financial Times

Cole Porter at the Proms: anything goes?

For many decades the BBC Proms' annual nod to "light music" took the form of tired evenings of Johann Strauss or Gilbert and Sullivan.


Related Topix: Cole Porter, Jazz, Strauss, Johann Strauss, Classical, Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Marcus Roberts Trio to teach Redlands Bowl how to groove

Jazz pianist Marcus Robert will bring his eponymous trio to the stage of the Redlands Bowl next week, with a combination of classic standards from jazz greats such as Cole Porter, Thelonious Monk, and George Gershwin, and original tunes from Roberts himself.


Related Topix: Jazz, Cole Porter, Classical, Thelonious Monk, George Gershwin

Tue Aug 05, 2014


Paris' New 5-Star Hotel Is the First in a Wave Targeted at Asian Travelers

It will be fascinating to watch as Paris' hotels evolve to meet the needs of travelers from China and other Asian markets.


Related Topix: Paris, Italy Travel, Italy Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Classical, George Gershwin, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Pan On A Higher Note ends in success

It may be argued that famous composer the late George Gershwin and famous pan player/composer our own Len "Boogsie" Sharpe are both innovators of a new music considered as neither classical nor popular, but draws its techniques from many sources and forms of musical knowledge.


Related Topix: Classical, George Gershwin, Symphony, Arts, Opera

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Noted Jazz Flutist Peter H. Bloom to Perform with...

The duo will also perform chamber music by Franz Schubert, Mauro Giuliani, Jacques Ibert and Heitor Villa-Lobos.


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael, Classical, George Gershwin, Islesboro, ME, Kennebunk, ME

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

David Troy Francis to perform at Lake ...

Concert pianist David Troy Francis will be performing the music of Rachmaninoff, Gershwin and American hymns on Aug. 2 at Lake Junaluska's Stuart Auditorium.


Related Topix: Classical, Rachmaninoff, Italy, World News, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Dead Man Walking, Science Fiction Movies

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Photo Flash: First Publicity Images for Broadway-Bound Musical an American in Paris Released

The new musical, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, will open at the Palace Theatre on April 12, 2015 following its world premiere in December, 2014 at the Thtre du Chtelet in Paris.


Related Topix: Classical, George Gershwin

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cooma-Monaro Express

Standing ovation

Australian pianist Simon Tedeschi who has performed internationally delighted the audience with his Gershwin & Me concert.


Related Topix: Classical, Chopin

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Go on vacation by watching these four classic movies

Watch this brief biography of Gene Kelly and learn about his starring role in the Gershwin movie musical "An American in Paris."


Related Topix: Gene Kelly, Big-Band, Classical, Recipes, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Ticket sales release for season openers

Rhapsody In Bluegrass is a panoramic exploration of America and her music. Featuring favorites from Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, and other quintessential American legends, Rhapsody in Bluegrass fuses Appalachian bluegrass, Irish fiddle, beloved classical themes, and roots music to create a beautiful and transporting concert experience.


Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Aaron Copland, Classical, Copland, George Gershwin, Peter, Paul & Mary, Folk

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Ben Folds partners with FW Philharmonic for unforgettable perfomance

FORT WAYNE, Ind. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic announced a special addition to the 2014/2015 season.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Classical, Ravel