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13 hrs ago | SF Classical Voice

Delicious Musicmaking in Mendocino

"I want people to remember why they're artists," declares Allan Pollack, artistic director of the Mendocino Music Festival , now in the second week of its 28th season.


Related Topix: Mendocino, CA, Big-Band, Symphony, Fort Bragg, CA

21 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Review: Clare Teal and Capital City Jazz Orchestra, St David's Hall

As part of the Welsh Proms, the jazz singer paid a visit to St David's Hall backed by the Capital City Jazz Orchestra on a steamy summer night and took the opportunity to showcase an array of big band and jazz classics, including Cole Porter's ode to our Welsh summer temperatures.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Jazz, Cole Porter

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

Influential drummer ready for Scottish return

The John Rae Collective, a bop sextet led by the young drummer from one of the first families of Scottish jazz, was one of the most important groups in the history of music round these parts.


Related Topix: Jazz, Big-Band

Manawatu Standard

Orchestra swings into town

A 1940s-style American big band will be swinging into Palmerston North this week, bringing musicians, dancers, singers and some old soul style to the Regent on Broadway.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Comedy Movies, North, Family, Drama Movies, Tommy Dorsey, Jazz, Benny Goodman


Martin Grupp, 90, Brill Building percussionist

Martin Grupp, 90, a percussionist who provided the beat for the Drifters' "On Broadway" and many Brill Building songs, died Wednesday, July 16, at Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Classical, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Big-Band, Symphony, Arts

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Review: Jazz: Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra (and Reggae Ensemble) Barbican, London ?????

While the stage is peopled by futuristic mannequins and a spaceship hangs from the ceiling, Dammers is less interested in and arranged by Dammers, Ra's I'll Wait for You is reborn tonight as a haunting interstellar lament, while the big band revel in the drama of a bristling Soul Vibrations of Man.


Related Topix: Big-Band, The Specials, Ska

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Dal's 'gals' ready for PNE opening

When it comes to summer traditions, the opening of The Fair at the PNE has been a long-time favourite for Lower Mainland residents.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Canada, Michael Kaeshammer, Jazz,

Hispanic Business

Orchestra Glenn Miller Orchestra takes listeners on 'Sentimental Journey'

Until Sunday night, that is. Now 88, Misner said she arrived at about band shell as part of the nonprofit Celebrate Frederick's summer concert series.


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


This Week at Pavinci Italian Grill

This week at Pavinci Italian Grill located at 453 River Styx Rd Hopatcong NJ 07843 there is a lot going on.


Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Big-Band

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mountain Xpress

30 Days Out: a look at upcoming concerts

Twice monthly, my blog 30 Days Out spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note, shining a light into some less well-lit corners, where some fascinating artists schedule performances.


Related Topix: Big-Band

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Love Motown! Comes to the Southbank Centre Tonight

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall tonight, 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 great ... (more)


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


HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain

When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers.


Related Topix: Ambient, Armstrong, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Big-Band, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment

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: The Big Band, Jazz, Big-Band, North Bend, WA, Entertainment


Warner Theatre Adds B.B. King, Glenn Miller Orchestra, & The Buddy Holly Experience to Schedule

B.B. King : Wednesday, October 8 2014 at 8 pm Infinity Hall presents blues legend B.B. King at the Warner Theatre.


Related Topix: B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Jazz, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Big-Band

All About Jazz

The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra: The L.A. Treasures Project

The "L.A Treasures" of this title refers to the soulful veteran vocalists, , who get four splendid features apiece, each one gleaming anew in its luscious orchestral setting.


Related Topix: Big-Band

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.


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

WBIR-TV Knoxville

10 About Town 7/17 - 7/2010 About Town 7/17 - 7/20It's a great...

Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1mlHytt The Blount County Friends of the Library Pre-Owned Book Sale kicks off this weekend.


Related Topix: Blount County, TN, Big-Band, Josh Turner, Country

The Citizens' Voice

Dreamcomes true Orchestra organized to realize Pat Marcinko Jr.'s...

On many days as a young child, Pat Marcinko III would stand at the top of his family's basement staircase with his siblings and puzzle over the strange music his father, Pat Marcinko Jr., listened to as he worked.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Jessup, PA, Stan Kenton, Jazz, Archbald, PA, Scranton, PA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham musician Paul Sorensen keeps active after long professional career

Paul Sorensen, 75, was born in Bellingham and began playing clarinet at Roeder Elementary School.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Big-Band, University of Washington

Free Press

Saturday in the park

Take a step back in time with the Legacy Girls and Del Bergeson Orchestra as they re-create the songs of the 1930s and 1940s.


Related Topix: Big-Band