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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Fort Morgan Times
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bangor Daily News
This 13 pc. Big-Band will perform dance music in the tradition of Glen Miller and Count Basie.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
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.
City Paper's Baltics Worldwide
Leading Latvian jazz intepretations on CD
The MMC released its latest compilation of jazz music performed by Latvian interpreters.
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.
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."
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.