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Yesterday | Squamish Chief

Big band sound hits BAG

The 18-member Sea T Sky Big Band brings swing, jazz, R&B and more to the Brackendale Art Gallery on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. The 18-member Sea T Sky Big Band brings swing, jazz, R&B and more to the Brackendale Art Gallery on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. It's been three years since Michael Perkins first held rehearsals to form the Sea T Sky Big ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz, Canada,

Yesterday | All About Jazz

Orrin Evans' Captain Black Big Band: Mothera (TM)s Touch

Nobody does big bands these days. Nobody. Not without institutional support like a university or a foundation.


Related Topix: Jazz

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

'Let it Spring'

The Farmington Community Band presents its annual spring concert, "Let It Spring!" at 3 p.m. April 27 in the Harrison High School Auditorium.


Related Topix: Farmington, MI, Barber, Classical, Jazz


The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts Will Commemorate The...

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts Will Commemorate The Duke's 115th Birthday With Outdoor Ceremony & Concert, 4/27-29 Although the legendary Duke Ellington passed away on May 24, 1974, nearly 40 years ago, his fame and stature continue to grow and blossom.


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington, Dance, Cotton Club, Manhattan School of Music, Arts

County 10 News

CWC Jazz Night features collection of re-imagined jazz standards

Central Wyoming College's spring Jazz Night concert features a collection of what instructor Jason Ogg calls "jazz standards re-imagined."


Related Topix: Jazz, The Count Basie Orchestra

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Blogio Oddio

Pianist Helen Sung Live At The Blue Note

Performing right now with the Mingus Big Band and with the Ed Jackson Quartet and serving as piano faculty for the UMass-Amherst's Jazz in July Summer Music Program , jazz pianist Helen Sung is hot.


Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Thelonious Monk

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Historic Photos: The Big Band era in Pensacola

The audience had a discreet, passive role in music. Tastes started transforming rapidly, however, during World War I and the 1920s and 30s gave birth to the Jazz Age.


Related Topix: Pensacola, FL, Jazz

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Big band to 'Swing in the Stacks' at Leominster library Saturday night

The popular Point 'n' Swing Band is scheduled to fill Leominster Public Library with the sounds of Big Band music from the '30s, '40s and '50s Saturday evening.


Related Topix: Jazz, Fats Waller

Parksville Qualicum News

Arrowsmith Little Big Band plays Jazz at the MAC

A local jazz quintet will bring the McMillan Arts Centre to life this Friday with an evening of swingin' music.


Related Topix: Jazz

Wed Apr 09, 2014

St. Louis Jazz Notes

Jazz Edge Big Band's 'Tribute to St. Louis Trumpeters' to feature ...

St. Louis' Jazz Edge Big Band will enlist expat trumpeters Russell Gunn and Keyon Harrold and veteran NYC pianist and organist Danny Mixon in a "Tribute to St. Louis Trumpeters" at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 30 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center .


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Clark Terry

Chronicle Live

Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Thursday April 10

Jeffrey Mills left a schoolgirl in fear for her life by choking her until she blacked out then molesting her while she was looking after a baby Former Newcastle United chairman Freddy Shepherd says he would be 'silly' to snub the chance of a return to St James' Park HEART is an explosive mix of political thriller and a passionate love story; a ... (more)


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Drink, Cocktails, Arts, Poetry, Jazz


Ryan Casey's 'Class Act' comes to The Dance Hall

Dancer and choreographer Ryan P. Casey will return to The Dance Hall in Kittery, Maine, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, debuting his new show "Class Act: An Evening of Tap Dance."


Related Topix: Kittery, ME, Arts, Dance, Jazz

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Daily Herald

Jazz Consortium and Hoffman Estates H.S. Big Bands Together Apr. 13

A guest performance by the Hoffman Estates High School Jazz Band will be the special feature at the Jazz Consortium Big Band's performance Sun.


Related Topix: Hoffman Estates, IL, Jazz, Palatine, IL

Fri Apr 04, 2014


a Music festival is coming to Chelmsford Cathedral next month as its centenary is celebrated.

The Cathedral Music Festival runs from Thursday May 8 to Sunday May 11 and has been specially organised to mark the venue's 100th birthday.


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Things to do this weekend in Livingston County

Vincent York's Jazzistry presents the history of jazz at 7 p.m. at the Hartland Music Hall, 3619 Avon St. in Hartland Township.


Related Topix: Livingston County, MI, Jazz, Fowlerville, MI, Family, Kids, Brighton, MI, Michigan State University

Parksville Qualicum News

VIU jazz students perform in Nanaimo

VIU Jazz Music program students performing outdoors recently on a sunny afternoon.


Related Topix: Jazz

All About Jazz

AWARD/GRANT: Sfjazz High School All-Stars Win Next Generation...

The SFJAZZ High School All-Stars, under the direction of Paul Contos, won the Conglomerate Big Band Division Award for the second time in a row at the 2014 Next Generation Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA.


Related Topix: Jazz, Monterey, CA, Berklee College of Music, San Francisco, CA

Penarth Times

CBEEBIES Live! The Big Band is the new live arena show from the producers of Justin & Friends.

This music-themed extravaganza is bound to have pre-schoolers rocking in the aisles when the show plays Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on April 14 and 15, and the Penarth Times has teamed up with them to give one lucky reader the chance to win a family ticket.


Related Topix: Jazz, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Birch Creek to offer vocal jazz session with Borla

For the first time, Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor will offer a vocal curriculum to its students when the Janice Borla Vocal Jazz Camp joins Birch Creek's 2014 season.


Related Topix: Egg Harbor, WI, Symphony, Arts, Jazz

All About Jazz

Take Five With Lena Bloch

Meet Lena Bloch: Lena Bloch was born in Moscow and has studied music in Israel, Germany, and the United States where she earned a Master's of Music in Composition at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Related Topix: Take Five, Jazz, UMass Amherst