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2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Jazz Artist Monty Banks Performs at the Sorrento this Weekend

Seattle pianist and crooner extraordinaire Monty Banks is back in town this summer for a number of exclusive engagements, which this Saturday includes a special set in the historic Fireside Room at the Sorrento Hotel.

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9 hrs ago | Patch.com

Attention Santa Monica: Your Jazz on the Lawn Lineup 2014

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs presents the 9th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series.

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Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, August, CA, Jazz

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Tues., July 22, 2014: Guitarist Jimmy Robinson goes solo at Snug Harbor

Guitarist Jimmy Robinson returns to Snug Harbor for a solo show on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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New Haven Independent

Iguanas Invade New Haven's Natural Habitat

Blue and yellow stage light raked over Joe Cabral's face as he stepped up to the microphone, his saxophone hanging from his neck like a great, symbolic pendant.

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NOLA.com

Faux Jazz funeral held for 1964 murder victim Mary Sherman

Jazz Funeral music filled the air at 3101 St. Charles Avenue, where Mary Sherman, MD was found murdered in a grizzly scene.

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JamBase

Interview | Newport Folk Festival Producer Jay Sweet

This weekend the granddaddy of all music festivals - the Newport Folk Festival - will get under way with three days of roots, folk, funk, soul and rock or what can basically be defined as quintessential American music.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Bob Dylan, Pop/Rock, Jazz

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Big Easy beat enhances Shakespeare & Co's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

"Les bon temps" do indeed "roullez" aplenty in Tony Simotes clever restaging of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Lenox's Shakespeare & Company , where the play is set in of all places the New Orleans of the 1920's and 30's, where the magic forest drips with cypress and the streets are filled with the sounds of Cajun-infused ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Arts

The Advocate

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Lionel Ferbos, a trumpeter and icon of New Orleans' traditional jazz scene who was hailed as the city's oldest musician and gained international attention for performing well past the century mark, died Saturday, just two days after turning 103.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Island Packet

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Jazz, Dayton, TN, Bryan College, Fire, Paris, TN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Sun., July 20, 2014: Peter Frampton at Champions Square

On Sunday, July 20, the options for live music in New Orleans include two big shows side-by-side downtown, as well as a far more subtle jazz show on Frenchmen Street.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Pop/Rock, Peter Frampton, The Doobie Brothers, Faith Hill, Country, Music, Entertainment

WCAX-TV Burlington

Shooting deaths of 4 horses in Utah prompt outrage

Residents strolled through the smoldering rubble of their neighborhoods, some wearing surgical masks to protect their lungs from the smoke and ash lingering in the air of the riverside community they call... Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Jazz, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans' oldest jazz musician, ...

Ferbos stayed active long after reaching his century and last performed in public in March, CBS affiliate WWL-TV reported.

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Sunherald.com

Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies

Ferbos performed all over New Orleans and its suburbs for decades. His ability to read music made him an in-demand musician for gigs that took him to parks, schools, churches, dance halls and even prisons.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Sat., July 19, 2014: Sweet Crude's modern rock with a twist

On Saturday, July 19, the options for live music in New Orleans include a veteran modern jazz quartet, a blues-based south Louisiana guitarist and a modern rock band with a French twist.

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Denver Westword

Edward Sharpe side project Crash made a debut in a small Colorado venue

Christopher Michael Richard, known as Crash on stage, has been a singer and percussionist with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros since the beginning of the band in 2009, following a four year career with the Deadly Syndrome .

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NOLA.com

Historic tax credits are vital to New Orleans, other cities: Camille Strachan

The National Trust for Historic Preservation issued its annual list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places in late June.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Charitable Organizations, Theater, Arts, Opinion

USA Today

Rockers react to loss of 'much loved' Johnny Winter

As news of guitarist Johnny Winter's death spread this morning, famous fans reacted on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Blues, Johnny Winter, Jazz, The Ramones, Punk, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Switched

350 Musicians Gather In Brooklyn To Play Together For First Time, Multicultural Masterpiece Ensues

On the longest day of the year, hundreds of musicians came together to illustrate the beauty in creating community through sound.

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Related Topix: Summer Solstice, Life, Holidays, Jazz

BroadwayWorld.com

Stanton Davis and the New Orleans Sound, New Jersey Ballet and More...

The Centenary Stage Company is once again bringing in a variety of concerts and special events to round out their theatre season at The Lackland Center in Hackettstown.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Hackettstown, NJ, Benny Goodman

GPB.org

For The Love Of Black Music

It still surprises me that a few of my colleagues who regularly attend music festivals like Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Budweiser Made in America still haven't heard of, or don't seem to know much about, the annual Essence Festival , held every July 4th weekend in New Orleans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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Related Topix: History Movies, America, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Ruby Dee

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