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6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Birdland to Present Birdland Big Band, Sean Harkness Duo & More, Week of 8/11

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for August 11 - August 17, including The Birdland Big Band, Sean Harkness Duo, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch , Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano , with Special Guest Warren Vache, and more! For the first time in their eleven-year association with Birdland, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch will storm the historic ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Cabaret, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Liza Minnelli, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York

11 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Mundesley Festival returning to coastal village

Country and western, big band and jazz classics will be performed for a popular long-running village music festival this summer.


Related Topix: Jazz

17 hrs ago | Philly.com

UArts singer Alita Moses wins Montreux singing competition

Alita Moses has come a long way from singing tunes from The Little Mermaid in the bath as a child.


Related Topix: Montreux, Jazz, University of the Arts, New York, Entertainment

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Infinity Big Band To Perform Friday

The Infinity Big Band will perform Friday night at the Infinity Arts Cafe, 115 E. Third St., Jamestown, from 7-9 p.m. Students from all over Chautauqua County will perform jazz favorites.


Related Topix: Jazz, Jamestown, NY, Chautauqua County, NY

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Knowledge Speaks, but Wisdom Listens - Ron Westray's "Jimi Jazz"

Professor Ron Westary's professional contributions encompass a stunning list of achievements in the areas of performance, composition, recording and publishing.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jimi Hendrix, Jazz, New Orleans, New York

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Jazz

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO, Jazz

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.


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


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.


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

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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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