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Bassist Marcus Shelby Finds Freedom's Message in the Music

When he was 13 and had just started playing bass, Marcus Shelby's mom gave him a choice: either play with the church choir or be an usher.

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Related Topix: Wynton Marsalis, Jazz, Charles Mingus, California Institute of the Arts, Black Entertainment, San Francisco, CA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Song Premiere: The Jazz June, 'Over Underground'

Christie Front Drive, Texas Is the Reason, Knapsack, The Promise Ring, Cap'n Jazz, Gauge, Sunny Day Real Estate, American Football, The Casket Lottery, The Get Up Kids, Braid - no, this isn't a dream Emo Diaries compilation.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

BroadwayWorld.com

MCCC Jazz Band & Chorus to Perform Free Concerts in May

From bebop standards to the works of classical masters, music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two free concerts by Mercer County Community College students.

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Related Topix: Classical, Johannes Brahms, John Rutter, Brahms, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Kenny Dorham

The Press-Enterprise

Hemet High: Poncho Sanchez to perform with bands

Legendary percussionist Poncho Sanchez and trombone player Francisco Torres will perform with two Hemet High jazz bands at 7 p.m. in the Murray Theater.

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Related Topix: Latin, Theater, Arts, Family, Kids, Laredo, TX, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 22, 2014

People

VIDEO: This Dog's 'Squirrel Song' Must Be Heard to Be Believed

Let this spaniel sing you the song of his people. Rocco the springer spaniel enjoys chasing squirrels, as most dogs do.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Oxford researchers discover music beats that make us want to get up and dance

James Brown will get most people up and dancing, while many struggle to tap their feet along with experimental jazz Researchers discovered that music with a special balance between a predictable rhythm and a dash of complexity explains why James Brown will get most people up and dancing, while many struggle to tap their feet along with experimental ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Spin

Hear J Dilla's Unreleased Heater, 'Give Em What They Want'

Any day that brings a new J Dilla song is a good day indeed. In "Give Em What They Want," we hear a previously unreleased vocal, recorded in 2001, by the late, great rapper/producer whom Madlib recently compared to John Coltrane.

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Related Topix: J Dilla, Black Entertainment, Jazz

CBS Local

Jazz 'Flash Mob' A Hit At Reading Terminal Market

"I asked all of these musicians to come together and celebrate the Philadelphia contribution to jazz," said Homer Jackson, director of the Philadelphia Jazz Project .

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz

Visalia Times-Delta

Jazz, classical music combine at Music at Main

It's been a long time coming but finally it's here. For all of us who love both classical and jazz, Music at the Main's next presentation draws on the best of both traditions.

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Related Topix: Classical, Bill Evans, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Bach

Examiner.com

Ars Nova Workshop Announces New Path Festival Philadelphia 2014

Ars Nova Workshop will showcase some of the most consistently brilliant voices in jazz and experimental music in some of Philadelphia's most iconic and unusual spaces at the New Paths Festival, running April 21 through May 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Jazz, John Zorn, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Sun Ra

All About Jazz

Franklin Kiermyer: Further

Quartet. Describing this music as Coltrane-influenced simply doesn't do it justice.

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Related Topix: The Quartet, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Religion, Buddhism

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more.

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Related Topix: Joey Defrancesco, Jazz, Stan Getz, Black Entertainment, Chet Baker

Examiner.com

For Jazz Appreciation Month: Jazz artists who 'Got their glasses on'

But we think that expression's jive, man, because we're all about people getting their glasses on.

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Related Topix: Benny Goodman, Jazz, Harlem (New York, NY), New York, Black Entertainment, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Anderson@Large

Downstairs at the Showboat

I am spearheading All That Philly Jazz , a digital history project that's mapping Philly's rich jazz heritage.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Philadelphia, PA, Billie Holiday

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Albany Times Union

Chick Corea at the College of Saint Rosea s Massry...

By GREG HAYMES ALBANY - Chick Corea received a standing ovation from the sold-out crowd at the College of Saint Rose's Massry Center for the Arts before he even sat down to play the Steinway grand piano.

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Related Topix: Chick Corea, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Thelonious Monk

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WCKX-FM Columbus

Dad Recreates Classic Album Covers With His Sons [PHOTOS]

The award for Coolest Dad of the Week has to go to Lance Underwood for his creative reworking of classic album covers.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Seattle Times

Sonny Fortune headlines Ballard Jazz Festival | Concert preview

After playing with John Coltrane, pianist McCoy Tyner faced a daunting challenge when he went looking for a saxophone player for his own group.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Jazz, Black Entertainment

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Crow

Art Themen at Herts Jazz Club

Busy and sought after musician Art Themen is appearing with the Clark Tracey Trio at the Herts Jazz Club this Sunday.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Stan Tracey, Georgie Fame, Sonny Rollins, Black Entertainment, World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

Reasons

Growing up in Denver during the 1960s, Philip Bailey had plenty of great music to sing along to on the radio.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Philip Bailey, Miles Davis, Jazz, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B

Courier News

Jazz in the sanctuary

Please join us for the next Jazz in the Sanctuary concert celebrating the musical legacy of John Coltrane.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Plainfield, NJ

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