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Glenn Miller Orchestra Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight

A legend lives on! The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements, is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse tonight, July 12, at 7:30 p.m. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time ... (more)


Related Topix: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Jazz, Big-Band, Glenn Miller

Fri Jul 11, 2014


New Gene Krupa Orchestra, Led by Michael Berkowitz, Comes to Centenary Stage Tonight

Although groomed to be a priest by his devout parents, audiences can celebrate the fact that legendary drummer Gene Krupa found a different calling.


Related Topix: The Gene Krupa Story, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Big-Band, Hackettstown, NJ

Daily Kos

A Great Tree Has Fallen. Charlie Haden, 1937-2014, R.I.P.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Charlie Haden, born August 6, 1937 in Shenandoah, Iowa, passed away today at 10:11 Pacific time in Los Angeles after a prolonged illness.


Related Topix: Charlie Haden, Jazz, Shenandoah, IA, Benny Goodman, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Big-Band

Star Tribune

Minnesota orchestra's pop concerts to feature Christopher Lloyd, Okee Dokee Brothers, more

The Minnesota Orchestra announced Friday its 2014-15 seasons for three series - Live at Orchestra Hall and its family and holiday concerts - featuring some familiar names and a few new surprises.


Related Topix: Back to the Future, Comedy Movies, Telltale Games, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Celebrities, Christopher Lloyd, Big-Band, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Welsh Proms: Daily highlights of the 2014 festival

From the All Dancing Family Prom to the Romantic Prom, there's an eclectic mix of concerts taking place at St David's Hall in Cardiff this summer Under the baton of Owain Arwel Hughes, Bournemouth's Symphony Orchestra perform everything from Coates' Dambuster's March and Holst's Jupiter to Gershwin's Overture, Crazy Girl and Elgar's Pomp ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Big-Band, Symphony, Arts

New Jersey Herald

Centenary Stage kicks off Jamfest Saturday

Centenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest Series runs July 12 through Aug. 9 at the Sitnik Theatre in the David and Carol Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave., Hackettstown.


Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ, The Gene Krupa Story, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Big-Band, The Beach Boys, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Our fave things to do starting July 10

Madison and Main Gallery, 927 16th St. in downtown Greeley, will have a public reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday for its new show, Bicycle Art.


Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Big-Band, University of Northern Colorado

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Sparta Independent

The New Gene Krupa Orchestra to feature original Krupa arrangements

Although groomed to be a priest by his devout parents, audiences can celebrate the fact that legendary drummer Gene Krupa found a different calling.


Related Topix: The Gene Krupa Story, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Big-Band, Hackettstown, NJ, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Real Good for FREE: The Dana Park Concert Series @ Albany's Dana Park

The fifth annual Dana Park Concert Series takes over Albany's Dana Park this summer, beginning with the inaugural show tonight by the Dylan Perrillo Orchestra .


Related Topix: Big-Band


Love Motown! Comes to the Southbank Centre, July 19

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! Joined by Southbank Centre 's 200-voice Voicelab choir and featuring the soulful vocals of Noel McKoy and Beverley Skeete, this musical masterpiece is a celebration of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz Jamaica, Ska, Jamaica Travel, Caribbean Travel, Travel, Big-Band, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, The Isley Brothers, Soul, The Commodores

Morristown Green

Moonlighters bringing big band sound outdoors, to free Morris Township show, July 15

The Moonlighters will do their best to blow the roof off the Ginty Field gazebo in Morris Township on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, with big band sounds from all the greats.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Big-Band


2014 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series

Upcoming events include a fireworks spectacular and performances by Joe Piscopo and The Infernos, the David Cedeno Orchestra, Trilogy: An Opera Company, No Discipline and The Duprees.


Related Topix: Essex County, NJ, The Duprees, Oldies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Joe Piscopo, Big-Band, Arts, Opera


Glenn Miller Orchestra Playing at Nara Park

The following is a news release: The Acton Recreation Department is proud to announce that the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will be performing a concert on Friday, July 11, 2014 at the NARA Park Amphitheater, 25 Ledge Rock Way in north Acton beginning at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are only $10 per person all ages.


Related Topix: Jazz, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Big-Band, Acton, MA, Glenn Miller

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.


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

Sat Jul 05, 2014


Marvin Cox always keeps beat

Marvin Cox always keeps beat Music played role in Fort Thomas drummer's life Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1lJisEw Marvin Cox still plays the drums.


Related Topix: Fort Thomas, KY, Newport, KY, Big-Band, Symphony, Arts, Theater

The Oregonian

American Music Program jazzes up Friday: Waterfront Blues Festival 2014

Thara Memory's American Music Program big band, the Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra, is the biggest ensemble to ever take a Waterfront Blues Festival stage - hard to believe over the event's 27 years, but that was the word from announcer Tom D'Antoni on Friday night, when the student group brought a day of Miller Stage music to a close.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Blues

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Tradition of originality - Fri, 04 Jul 2014 PST

It's been the thrust of countless conversations for months now: This year marks the 40th anniversary of Expo '74 in Spokane.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Big-Band, Life, 4th of July, Holidays, Funk, Sly & the Family Stone, Black Entertainment, Tower of Power

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Tribute to man of music will have big band sound at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre

A night of big band sounds at the Marina Theatre on Sunday will be paying tribute to a Lowestoft man who became known and respected across Waveney for his passion for music and entertainment.


Related Topix: World News, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom, Big-Band

NewsCenter 25

Music in the Parks starts tonight in Flint

Tonight before the fireworks go off, the Flint Symphony Orchestra will open up Music in the Parks at historic Crossroads Village.


Related Topix: Flint, MI, Symphony, Arts, Big-Band, Autos

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.


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