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Yesterday | Houston Press

Improv Comedy Club

Comedian and former Houstonian Ralphie May says comedy depends on your point of view.

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Related Topix: Jimmy Heath, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Jazz, South Houston, TX, Arts, Dance

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Eric Wyatt - Borough of Kings

A lot of musicians like to boast they live in Brooklyn; Eric Wyatt was born and raised there and as the son of a sax player, Wyatt grew up knowing his Dad's friends, such of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Gary Bartz and Sonny Rollins, who is Wyatt's godfather.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz, Gary Bartz, Kenny Garrett

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Canada.com

Jazzfest review: Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio

It's not hard to discern the talent and discipline that helped propel Melissa Aldana to her win last fall at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.

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Related Topix: Thelonious Monk, Jazz, Mark Turner, Francisco, Ballad

Mon Jun 30, 2014

All About Jazz

AWARD/GRANT: NEA Jazz Masters: Joe Segal

Joe Segal, who last week was named a 2015 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, has been at the heart of jazz in Chicago since the early bebop era.

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Related Topix: Jazz Masters, Jazz, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, New York, Art Ensemble of Chicago

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Sonny Rollins on all that jazz

Now 83, jazz legend Sonny Rollins talks about times good and bad and why he never listens to his own music.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Thelonious Monk

Thu Jun 26, 2014

All About Jazz

Jazz LiA ge Festival 2014

Jazz LiA ge Festival Brussels, Belgium May 8-10, 2014 The International Jazz Festival in LiA ge was created twenty-four years ago.

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Related Topix: World News, Belgium, Jazz

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Tenor of the times: saxophonist Melissa Aldana plays the Twin Cities Jazz Fest

Saxophone phenom Melissa Aldana, who last year won the prestigious Thelonious Monk competition at age 24, will play the Twin Cities Jazz Festival at 6 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Thelonious Monk, Dianne Reeves, Branford Marsalis, Black Entertainment, Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Heath, Entertainment

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