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Ten important jazz albums

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned ten important blues albums - meaning ten albums I considered stepping stones, ten albums that sent me into the genre and then, in some cases, helped define that genre.

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Related Topix: Buddy Rich, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Art Pepper

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Herald

Free Big Band Concert at Elgin's Wing Park July 15

An evening of Big Band favorites, old and new, is in store when the 17-piece Jazz Consortium Big Band plays a free outdoor concert on Tuesday, July 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wing Park Bandshell, 1010 Wing St., Elgin.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Elgin, IL, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Jazz Standard Announces August Concert Schedule

AUGUST @ JAZZ STANDARD Kenny Barron Quartet featuring Stefon Harris Gerald Clayton Trio +1 Yelena Eckemoff Quintet Ron Carter Big Band - JAZZ STANDARD Jazz Standard , one of the nation's premier jazz clubs, offers another imA A pressive month of music with jazz legends and rising stars throughout August.

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Related Topix: Kenny Barron, Jazz, Ron Carter, New York

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bedford Today

Tribute to the Glenn Miller era with Bufton Big Band

The music of Glenn Miller and the big band era can be enjoyed at an afternoon concert in Milton Ernest.

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Related Topix: Glenn Miller, Jazz, Harry James, Benny Goodman

Mon Jul 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Music Mountain to Welcome Misha Dichter with Harlem String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/26-27

America's oldest continuing summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues their 85th Anniversary Season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, 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

Bizcommunity

My Favourite Swings, starring the Johannesburg Big Band

Join the Johannesburg Big Band and two of South Africa's finest vocal talents in a scintillating celebration of the classic big band sound in My Favourite Swings at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City on Saturday, 2 August at 8pm .

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Related Topix: Jazz

Ashland Times-Gazette

Kroc Center Big Band playing concert July 14

Kroc Center Big Band of Ashland, a traditional 17-piece big band, will perform an outdoor community concert 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 14 at Mansfield YMCA, 750 Scholl Road, Mansfield.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Ashland, OH, Mansfield, OH, The Orchestra, Big-Band

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Top 10 things to do this weekend

Find out our top 10 recommendations for things to see and places to go, including music, theatre and comedy listings Independence Day Concert - The Electric Theatre, Guildford Friday, July 4 Head to Guildford's Electric Theatre and watch the Junction 4 Big Band perform for a special July 4th concert.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Hampshire County, England, Surrey County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock,

Thu Jul 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ashley Henry Trio, Sheffield Youth Big Band and More Set for Jazz@theHubClub, July 5

Sheffield Music Hub, JazzNorth and Sheffield Theatres present Jazz@theHubClub, a brand new summer jazz spectacular taking to the Crucible stage on Saturday 5 July at 3.00pm.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis

Sheepshead Bites

Free Kingsborough Concert Series, "Hot Summer Nights," Kicks Off July 5

On Stage at Kingsborough once again presents its "Hot Summer Nights" concert series, taking place every Saturday night in July.

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Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz, Thelonious Monk, Blues

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Erie Times News

Women rule amp

It's ladies first this weekend --the Ladies First Big Band from Buffalo, N.Y. Jennifer May, the band's founder and bassist, said the 16-member outfit will focus on up-tempo tunes for a peppy Fourth of July.

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Related Topix: Country, Buffalo, NY, Jazz, Benny Goodman, Recreational Vehicle, Banner

LocalOnlineNews.tv

Free Big Band Concert on Essex Green - Jul. 26

Enjoy the sounds of swing and standards from the Great American Songbook as The Big Band performs at a free concert on the Essex Green on Saturday, July 26 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The Green is located on Main Street in Essex.

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Related Topix: Jazz

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.

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Thelonious Monk

Tue Jul 01, 2014

NewsBlaze

Justin Robinson: On His Latest Album 'Alana's Fantasy'

Justin Robinson is a jazz saxophonist and flutist. Robinson established himself as a child prodigy when, while still a teenager, he began running after-hours jam sessions at the renowned Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City the late 1980's.

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Gary Bartz, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Burgh Gazebo concert series kicks off July 1

This year's lineup includes: July 1 - Straight Ahead Trio July 8 - Alvin Waddles' Fats Waller Revue July 15 - Taslimah Bey Ragtime Quartet July 22 - Southfield Jazz Orchestra July 29 - Metro Jazz Voices Aug. 5 - Barbara Ware & Friends Aug. 12 - The Rhythm Society Orchestra All concerts are free and open to the public.

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Related Topix: Southfield, MI, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Tributes for June 27

Christina "Tina" Anderson, 62, of Cheyenne, formerly of Greeley, passed away at her home on June 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Tina, R-N-B, Jazz, Morrison, CO

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.

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Thelonious Monk

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

XRIJF Day 3: The Ruminative Yet Soulful Jazz Impressionism of Geralda

XRIJF Day 3: The Ruminative Yet Soulful Jazz Impressionism of Gerald Clayton Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1iz7EOa This year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival offers innumerable opportunities to jazz in a large-ensemble context, from local groups like the New Horizons Big Band to international acts ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jazz, Classical

Worcester News

EMERGING jazz stars are tuning up to appear at this weekend's International Upton Jazz Festival.

Youngsters from Malvern's Chase Jazz Band will join Prince Henry's Big Band from Evesham and the Hanley Castle High School Swing Band on Saturday and Sunday in the Best of Young Jazz marquee.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Hudson Reporter

Free concerts on the waterfront Outdoor series in Weehawken begins June 25

An eclectic program of summer concerts returns to the Weehawken waterfront as the Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. presents Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2014, beginning Wednesday, June 25 at 7 p.m. This series of free Wednesday evening concerts will feature top artists from many different genres, including Big Band, World, Jazz, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weehawken, NJ, Jazz, Theater, Arts

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