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Tony-Winner Leslie Uggams Leads 'Gypsy' as Mama Rose

Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams, stars as Rose, in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of 'Gypsy: A Musical Fable,' onstage July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre.


Related Topix: Leslie Uggams, Emmy Awards, Ethel Waters, African-American, Drama

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club announces Billy Finch's Musical Comedy Show

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club announces the performance of Billy Finch, musical comedy performer, on Thursday, July 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Jazz

Fri Jul 04, 2014


I would love to see some flamenco while I m in Andalucia

More information. Details of the full series of concerts can be found at www.portondeljazz.es The series starts tonight with the Avishai Cohen Trio.


Related Topix: Freddy Cole, Jazz, World News, Asia, Georgia, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Europe, Spain

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Grammy-winning jazz flutist Paul Horn dies

Horn's son Marlen said his father died Sunday in Vancouver, British Columbia, after a brief illness.


Related Topix: Jazz, Canada, Tony Bennett

Sun Jun 29, 2014


Fleur Seule Comes to 54 Below with 1940s Jazz and Swing, 7/16

After hit engagements at Swing 46, Row NYC Hotel, and Refinery Rooftop Hotel, Fleur Seule makes their 54 Below debut.


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters

Sat Jun 28, 2014


Some famous Big Band male singers continued success into the '50s and '60s

The first column told about female Big Band artists, and this one features male singers.] Virtually all significant orchestras of the Big Band Era of the 1930s and 1940s had a featured male vocalist, and on some occasions, singers such as Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby became star attractions of the bands they performed for.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Bing Crosby, Jazz, Chanson, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Wed Jun 25, 2014


Getting your Jazz Fix at 'Double Roads'

VIVIANNE HALL/SPECIAL TO THE COURIER NEWSWEEKLY Augie Friscia and Kathryn Wong hope some Tango music will come up shortly.


Related Topix: Jazz, Jazz Trio, Stuart, FL

Tue Jun 24, 2014


American Songbook Hall of Fame adds four more music legends

Framed photos of four more music greats will soon be added to those already hanging on a designated wall at the Palladium in Carmel with the addition of recent inductees at the Great American Songbook Hall of Fame performance Saturday.


Related Topix: Carmel, IN, Jazz, Comedy Movies, The Music Man, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television


It's crowded on 'My Fair Lady's' 'Street Where You Live'

"Everybody sings it, right?" asks "My Fair Lady" star Tyler Michaels. He is talking about "On the Street Where You Live" and, yes, he is right.


Related Topix: Merscom LLC, On the Street Where You Live, Video Games, Jazz, Oklahoma, Willie Nelson, Country

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Gauntlet

Ellen Doty

Ellen Doty's debut album Gold is jazz in the most classic sense. Unashamed and frank, Doty embraces a sound that brushes aside modern studio gimmicks.


Related Topix: Jazz

Tue Jun 17, 2014


Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett make surprise appearance at New York school

Lady Gaga and veteran singer Tony Bennett surprised students at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in New York City on their final day of classes yesterday with a short performance and masterclass, Billboard reports.


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Alabama Live

Destiny Brown and Toney Nixon to perform at Wilcox Artwork's Music on the River

Destiny Brown and Toney Nixon will perform at Wilcox Artworks' annual Music on the River event, Saturday, June 14, in Millers Ferry at East Bank Park.


Related Topix: Auburn University, Orange Beach, AL, Birmingham, AL, Demopolis, AL, Jazz

Thu Jun 12, 2014

The George Towner

Jazz Legend Monty Alexander at the Howard Friday

Legendary jazz pianist Monty Alexander is in town Friday night at 8 p.m. for what's billed as a 70th birthday celebration and concert at the renovated Howard Theatre.


Related Topix: Monty Alexander, Jazz, Duke Ellington, New York, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Drama Movies, Bird, Biography Movies, Music!


Ruby Dee, 1922-2014

In this Oct. 28, 1957 file photo provided by Paramount Pictures, Nat "King" Cole and Ruby Dee, relax on the set of the "St.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, St. Louis Blues, Musical Movies, Ruby Dee, Jazz, Paramount Pictures, Media, New Rochelle, NY

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

CityCenter celebrates 100 years of swingin' business Thursday

Dick Eliot places a hand on an alley door and a look crosses his face. Up and down what appears to be a vacant alley - it's really Front St. - memories course in waves.


Related Topix: Jazz, Count Basie, Oscar Peterson, Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

Tue Jun 10, 2014


Music programs featuring top singers were prominent on U.S. TV in the 1950s

When television began to emerge as an American staple in the 1950s, music programming became a key element of the medium's success.


Related Topix: Jazz, Birmingham, AL