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3 hrs ago | The Guardian

Joel Plaskett and all that jazz

Joel Plaskett, shown in a recent press photo, was a big hit with the crowd at last weekend's TD P.E.I. Jazz & Blues Festival.


Related Topix: Jazz, Blues

Mon Aug 25, 2014

All About Jazz

Duke Ellington -- Jazz on the Screen: A Jazz and Blues Filmography

'A Streetcar Named Desire' , It has become a well-deserved landmark in the history of film music and paved the way for numerous movie jazz scores.


Related Topix: Theater, Duke Ellington, Jazz, A Streetcar Named Desire, Mississippi, New Orleans

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Photo shows the Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival in downtown Lafayette.

Saturday the smooth sounds of jazz and blues music will be coming from downtown Lafayette as the Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival hits the streets.


Related Topix: Jazz

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Guardian

P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festivals marks 10-year anniversary

Over the course of the past decade over 250 jazz, blues, R&B, soul, funk and gospel performances have taken place on the festival's stages.


Related Topix: Jazz, Manufacturing, Automakers, R and B, Hugh Fraser, Blues

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

News 18 This Morning Uptown Jazz and Blues Fest interview

Uptown meets downtown on Saturday when the Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival will fill downtown Lafayette with the sounds of cool jazz and smoking hot blues.


Related Topix: Jazz, IGN Entertainment, Lafayette, IN, Blues

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival draws thousands

The Morristown Green was awash in lawn chairs and blankets today as thousands of people attended the fourth annual Morristown Jazz & Blue's Festival.


Related Topix: Jazz, Bucky Pizzarelli, Morristown, NJ

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Morristown Green

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Get the blues on the Green

This is the weekend local music fans wait for all year: The Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival returns to the historic Morristown Green on Saturday.


Related Topix: Blues, Morristown, NJ, Jazz, ABBA, Pop/Rock, Drew University, Madison, NJ

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Jazz festivals in Montclair and Morristown on Saturday

Two lively towns, two festivals and one common theme: live music. At the Montclair Jazz Festival, produced by community-arts organization Jazz House Kids, the day's events will be led by award-winning actor S. Epatha Merkerson, while just a short drive away, a roster of artists are scheduled to perform "on the Green" at the Morristown Jazz & Blues ... (more)


Related Topix: Morristown, NJ, Montclair, NJ, S. Epatha Merkerson, Jazz, The Big Band, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Crews gear up for 2014 Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival

The 2014 Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival is less than two weeks away, and the event's coordinator said crews have been working for a year to make the upcoming festival better than before.


Related Topix: Jazz, Blues

Tue Aug 12, 2014


Kevin Brady Trio play JJ Smiths, August 14

The Kevin Brady Trio featuring renowned U.S. pianist/composer Bill Carrothers perform at JJ Smyths Jazz & Blues Club on Thursday August 14 and at Wexford Arts Centre Concert on Friday 15. Following two critically-acclaimed album releases and international festival performances, drummer Kevin Brady continues his collaboration with the innovative ... (more)


Related Topix: Bill Carrothers, Jazz

Sun Aug 10, 2014


Barry Mitterhoff: Mandolin - Bluegrass and Beyond

Barry Mitterhoff is hosting a workshop on Mandolin: Bluegrass and Beyond which is a great opportunity to learn from a masterful player and teacher.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, Jazz, Ohio

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Music fans gather for Red, White & Blues

Sun-NewsBlues duo Tina and Marc Schwartz perform with tuba maestro Jim Shererer, background, as part of the Red, White & Blues event Saturday at St. Clair Winery & Bistro.


Related Topix: Mesilla, NM, Jazz, Las Cruces, NM

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Hispanic Business

Buffy Sainte-Marie, 1755, and Matt Andersen & The Mellotones to...

August 12th and 13th the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI will hold its annual Charlottetown Pow Wow at the , with a traditional tintamarre and performances by well-known PEI Acadian trio, Vishtn and Quebecois folk/jazz band, D'harmo, in addition to the headline act by 1755 .


Related Topix: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Folk, Canada, Jazz

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Tunes: MVJB Society partners with St. Clair to host First Annual Blues Festival

The Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society invites everyone to bring lawn chairs and blankets, lie down and relax, or get up and dance to the soulful sounds of the blues, on Saturday during the First Annual Red, White & Blues Festival in the fore-garden of St. Clair Winery and Bistro, 1720 Avenida de Mesilla.


Related Topix: Blues, The Blues Band, Jazz, Mesilla, NM, Non-Profit, Las Cruces, NM, Opinion

Tivyside Advertiser

Another a Hot Timea in the old town coming up

There's a sizzling summer spectacular in store for Pembrokeshire music lovers when Tony Jacobs and Friends present A Swell Party at Fishguard's Theatr Gwaun on 20 August.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Jazz

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Alternative Press

Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival Returns on August 16

The 4th Annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival returns to the Green on Saturday, August 16, from noon to 10:00 PM.


Related Topix: Jazz, Blues, New Jersey, Montclair, NJ, Summit, NJ, Bucky Pizzarelli

City Paper

HR-57 to Close H Street NE Location This Saturday

The HR-57 Center for the Preservation of Jazz and Blues, the two-decade old jazz club currently located on H Street NE, will close on Saturday.


Related Topix: Jazz, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Music, Entertainment

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Get Reading

A brief history of Reading Festival

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the A 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at A 50 a month When getreading reader Dave Cole took a walk through Dinton Pastures in this Thursday's heat, it was the opportunity to record the park's tranquility in a great gallery of photos.


Related Topix: Jazz, Punk, Sham 69

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Times

Kermit Ruffins to headline Highland Jazz & Blues Festival

New Orleans jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins will headline the 11th annual Highland Jazz & Blues Festival on Nov. 15. Ruffins co-founded Rebirth Brass Band in 1983 and later the Barbecue Swingers in the 1990s.


Related Topix: Kermit Ruffins, Jazz, New Orleans, The Rebirth Brass Band

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Mail

How Dixieland's bringing some swing to SUSSEX... with a festival...

The George, an old coaching inn in Rye, East Sussex, is a long way geographically and spiritually from New Orleans' Preservation Hall, where, almost 30 years ago, I sat cross-legged on a dusty floor as five elderly black men shuffled in, lugging their instruments.


Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, New Orleans, Jazz, New York,