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Yesterday | Community Advocate Newspaper

Westborough High grad and musician brings his talents Down Under

Former Westborough resident Eugene Cantera's lifelong fascination with music has led him to a hobby, a career, and most recently a trip to Australia where he spent a week as an artist in residence at the Wilderness School in Adelaide.

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Related Topix: Westborough, MA, Black Entertainment, Jazz, University of Hartford

Saturday | BroadwayWorld.com

Only a Few Seats Left for LOUIS & ELLA, 7/15

Onemoe Music & Palm Beach Performing Arts Center present a 75 minute V.I.P. Concert of a the new musical celebrating the lives and legacies of two beloved American Icons: Louis & Ella.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Post-Standard

Trombone Shorty mashes up the musical greats at Jazz Fest Friday

Trombone Shorty is a mosaic of musical styles -- a literal mix tape of jazz, funk, blues and hip-hop.

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Related Topix: Trombone Shorty, Syracuse, NY, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtTHE Rowboat and the Destroyer: a Parable

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Northern Arizona University, Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MLive.com

Fontana Summer Festival's Hot Club of Detroit refuses to keep itself confined to Paris,...

In spite of the limitations of being an acoustic quintet of guitars, bass, reeds and accordion, and getting the frequent sub-genre tag that drives the group up the wall, Hot Club of Detroit has an expansive jazz style.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Django Reinhardt, Jazz, Kalamazoo, MI, Canada, Black Entertainment, France, World News, Entertainment

Erie Times News

Like his old man, Louis Prima Jr. swings

'Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?" asks a song made famous by Louis Armstrong.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Black Entertainment, Bemus Point, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Art Daily

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The Bowdoin College Museum of Art presents On 52nd Street: The Jazz Photographs of William P. Gottlieb.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk

BroadwayWorld.com

Bria Skonberg Quartet Set for Louis Armstrong House Museum's...

The uber talented Bria Skonberg brings her quartet featuring Sean Cronin, Base; Dalton Ridenhour, Piano and Darrian Douglas, drums to Louis Armstrong House Museum on Saturday, July 19th at 2:00 pm.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Times-Picayune

Satchmo Summerfest greets New Orleans kids with expanded 2014 programing

Satchmo Summerfest will welcome New Orleans kids with an expanded roster of free weekend programs in 2014.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, Family, New Orleans, LA, Kids

The Jewish Journal

Alon Nechushtan: Jazz music with Israeli roots

The history of jazz is rife with junctures where the music received an infusion of creative innovation from the far-flung provinces: Louis Armstrong turned Chicago on its ear in the 1920s; the Count Basie Orchestra and Charlie Parker hit New York in 1936 and 1941, respectively; and Ornette Coleman left Los Angeles to "change the century" at New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Jazz, Black Entertainment, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, The Count Basie Orchestra, Charlie Parker, Los Angeles, CA

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Jess Stacy: Swing Pianist

The swing era is widely considered to be the golden age of big bands. Which is true, but the decade also was a period of widespread jazz piano genius.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Duke Ellington

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Open Source Comments

Ruby Braff's Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Hoagy Carmichael, the song-writer of "Stardust" and "Georgia," remembered the first time he heard Louis Armstrong play, in 1921.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Ambient, Armstrong, Ruby Braff, Hoagy Carmichael

American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtTHE Rowboat and the Destroyer: a Parable

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Northern Arizona University, Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Kos

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong often liked to tell tales about his past, especially his childhood.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Ambient, Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton

Sat Jul 05, 2014

St. Louis Jazz Notes

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Celebrating Louis Armstrong

As the USA celebrates Independence Day this weekend, today StLJN pays tribute to the legendary trumpeter and vocalist Louis Armstrong , who throughout his lifetime claimed to have been born on July 4, 1900.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Life, 4th of July, Holidays, Corona, NY

Peninsula Daily News

Camp Heebie Jeebies kicks off swingin' fun for youths at Lake Crescent on Sunday

The air around Camp David Jr. will be filled with jazz this week, as Camp Heebie Jeebies kicks off its 19th year.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Mashable

One Man, 29 Flawless Celebrity Impressions

In a recent YouTube upload, Cantor tackles the voices of 29 celebrities - ranging from the deep, raspy intonation of Louis Armstrong to the powerhouse soprano Christina Aguilera - in an original song called "Perfect."

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Seth MacFarlane, Celebrities, Rap, Eminem

NY1

Your Weekend Starts Now 7/3/14

NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Fine, NY, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts

American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtTHE Rowboat and the Destroyer: a Parable

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Northern Arizona University, Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Metropulse.com

Vance Thompson's Five Plus Six Breaks New Ground Between the Bebop Combo and the Swing Orchestra

Vance Thompson is finding ways to get a handle on a form of music that, more than any other, resists handles.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Knoxville, TN

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