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Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

Back to the Big Band; Hip to Hip-Hop

Jazz is a predominantly instrumental music, but its most recent trends are clearest in recordings by vocalists, such as the new releases by Freda Payne and Kellylee Evans.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Freda Payne, Funk, Rap, Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

Monday | The Spokesman-Review

Wild Card/Monday -- 7.28.14

I didn't catch the parade Saturday morning. But I did enjoy two nights of music and festival atmosphere at Hayden Days Friday and Saturday.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Monday | Sys-Con Media

Swing Out Along the Saugeen Shores

The Government of Canada is providing $5,900 through the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program to support the 20th edition of the Canadian Big Band Celebration.

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Related Topix: Jazz,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Community Band entertains at Heritage Park

The Stars in the Park Concert Series is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and is held in the beautiful lawn area of the Heritage Park Amphitheater.

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Related Topix: Farmington, MI, Jazz, Farmington Hills, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Thursday fun

The MCC Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ron Pflug, plays some Ragtime music Thursday night at the Live @ The Park concert at the Dahms-Talton Band Shell.

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Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO, Jazz

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Music Mountain Welcomes Misha Dichter with Harlem String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band This Weekend

America's oldest continuing summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues their 85th Anniversary Season with Swingtime Big Band tonight, July 26 with the popular pre-concert dinner beforehand followed on Sunday, July 27 by the piano virtuoso Misha Dichter and the acclaimed Harlem String Quartet.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Classical, Arts, Opera, Benny Goodman, Falls Village, CT

Patch.com

This Weekend at The Huntington Summer Arts Festival

The Huntington Arts Festival lineup this weekend includes plenty of live music at the Chapin Rainbow Stage in Heckscher Park on Main Street and Prime Avenue.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Harvey Mason, Patrice Rushen, Vijay Iyer

Thu Jul 24, 2014

UnionLeader.com

PMAC performs at Mavericks baseball game

The Mavericks will face off against the Martha's Vineyard Sharks, while, weather permitting, PMAC's Brewery Lane Big Band serves up big-band and jazz music of the 20th century.

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Related Topix: The Mavericks, Country, Portsmouth, NH, Jazz

St. Louis Jazz Notes

Jazz this week: Alan Evans' Playonbrother, Tony Suggs, Dave Dickey Big Band, and more

As is typical for this time of year, the calendar of upcoming jazz performances in and around St. Louis over the next few days is a bit light on touring acts.

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Related Topix: Jazz, East St. Louis, IL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: Northgate High jazz band begins fundraising campaign to play Monterey Jazz Festival

The Northgate High Instrumental Music Boosters group has launched a fundraising campaign to cover the $5,000 transportation and lodging costs for the school's 2013 - 2014 jazz band to perform Sept.

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Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA, Jazz, Monterey, CA, UC Santa Barbara

Patch.com

Farmington's Big Band Performs at July 31 Concert

Enjoy an evening out at Heritage Park with the Farmington Community Band's Big Band' on Thursday, July 31 at 7 p.m. The band will perform vocal solos and energetic introductions, as well as favorite jazz and swing pieces.

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Related Topix: Farmington, MI, Jazz, Farmington Hills, MI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Rufus Wainwright at Stern Grove

Canadian-American troubador Rufus Wainwright will make his debut at the Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco on Sunday, July 27. The program will feature his signature blend of theatrical pop, cabaret, and classical styles.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Judy Garland, Jazz, Celebrities

Bangor Daily News

The Skyliners

This 13 pc. Big-Band will perform dance music in the tradition of Glen Miller and Count Basie.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Count Basie

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Paul Towndrow jazzes up the Commonwealth Games

When Paul Towndrow took up the position of musical director with the newly formed Byres Road Big Band in 2009, he knew he was accepting a challenge.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Big Band plays Boxley's

MachOne Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band from Seattle, plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Boxley's in downtown North Bend.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Orchestra, Big-Band, North Bend, WA, Entertainment

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Leading Latvian jazz intepretations on CD

The MMC released its latest compilation of jazz music performed by Latvian interpreters.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Quartet

All About Jazz

Tony Kadleck Big Band: Around The Horn

Trumpeter Tony Kadleck is one of those musicians that nearly everybody has heard, regardless of whether they know it.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Producers, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Iol.co.za

Jazz festival ends on a high note

'THIS is is a unique festival, unlike anything I have seen in the world. You can be very proud of it."

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Jazz

Londonderry Today

Summer of jazz at the Alley

Jazz Gazette will be filling the Alley in Strabane with the wonderful sounds of Jazz and Blues every Friday night from July 18 until the end of August.

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Related Topix: Jazz & Blues, Jazz, United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland, Watches

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pocono Record

Orchestra will give quick jazz history lesson

The Deer Head Jazz Orchestra will perform "The History of Big Band Jazz in One Hour or Less" at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Deer Head Inn, 5 Main St., Delaware Water Gap.

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Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz, Delaware Water Gap, PA

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