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20 hrs ago | Keyboard Magazine

Oscar Peterson schools us on jazz piano

In this 1979 clip from Dick Cavett's talk show, jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson demonstrates how different jazz pianists and composers--including Art Tatum, Erroll Garner, George Shearing, Nat King Cole--would approach a song, as well as a few techniques of his own.

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Related Topix: Oscar Peterson, Jazz, Art Tatum, Erroll Garner, George Shearing

Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

Jonathan's Weekend Playlists

Saturday, August 16 2014 Shadowfax - Another Country - A Windham Hill Retrospective Diana Panton - I'm A Fool To Want You - Yesterday Perhaps Sheila Jordan - I'm A Fool To Want You - Portrait Of Sheila Lester Young - Pennies From Heaven - Ultimate Lester Young Carmen McRae - Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea - After Glow Dick Haymes - There ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jazz, Sheila Jordan, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Pennies from Heaven, Musical Movies, Lester Young, Big-Band, Frank Sinatra

Yesterday | RollingStone

Hear Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's Latest 'Cheek to Cheek' Love Song

"Gee, I'd like to say you're looking swell, Tony," Lady Gaga sings midway through her swinging duet, "I Can't Give You Anything but Love," with easy-listening luminary Tony Bennett .

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Cole Porter, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Music

Tue Aug 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Leslie Odom, Jr. Releases Debut Album

"SMASH", "Person of Interest", and "House of Lies" actor Leslie Odom Jr. has released his self-titled debut album! It is now available at all major online retailers including iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby.

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Related Topix: Leslie Odom Jr., Amazon, CD Baby, Theater, Arts, Jazz

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WJRT

33rd annual Flint Jazz Festival kicks off Friday

The thirty-third annual Flint Jazz Festival is ready to take over River Bank Park, and with opening night running alongside Art Walk, organizers are expecting huge crowds.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Natalie Cole to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse's End-of-Summer Soirée, 8/21

An end-of-summer soire with the daughter of legendary crooner Nat King Cole , Natalie Cole won the first of her nine career Grammy Awards as Best New Artist of 1975, the year she debuted with the hit "This Will Be ".

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Related Topix: Natalie Cole, Jazz, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!, Ridgefield, CT

Redlands Daily Facts

Redlands Bowl to feature tribute to women of country music

Fawnskin bed-and-breakfast owner and singer Nancy Walker has written a show dedicated to the lives and work of the women who have contributed to the legacy of country music over the years.

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Related Topix: Fawnskin, CA, Jazz, Love, Rosemary Clooney, Drama Movies, Folk, Joni Mitchell

Mon Aug 04, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight...

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room.

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Related Topix: Christian-Rock, Stephen Schwartz, Arts, Opera, Stacey Kent, Jazz, Tony Bennett

Keyboard Magazine

Ruben James on touring with Sam Smith

Twenty-one-year-old keyboardist Reuben James has been shaking up the musical world both with U.K. retro-soul phenom Sam Smith and with his own acclaimed groups.

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Related Topix: Grant Green, Jazz, R-N-B, Wynton Marsalis

Tue Jul 29, 2014

RollingStone

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Detail 'Magnificent' Collection of Duets

When Lady Gaga recalls her first meeting with golden-throated crooner Tony Bennett , she still sounds impressed.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Single Tickets for The Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Go on Sale 7/28

Single tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts -- home of the Palladium, the Tarkington Theater, and Studio Theater -- are available for purchase on Monday, July 28. Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, single tickets are available for purchase online at www.TheCenterPresents.org .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jazz, Tony Bennett, Ballet, Black Entertainment, Herbie Hancock

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