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Concord's Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra Pays Tribute to Count Basie Today
As part of the "A Moment in Time" Series, The Capitol Center Orchestra, under the direction of Clayton J. Poole, will pay tribute to Count Basie today, May 19th at 4:00pm. The tribute features drummer and Basie alumnus Butch Miles.
Thu May 16, 2013
Count Basie tribute at Capitol Center
PAYING TRIBUTE: The late Count Basie, a jazz pianist, organist, bandleader and composer, led his big-band orchestra for nearly 50 years.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Jersey Journal
'Jazz Under The Stars' tickets are currently on sale
An outdoor concert event, "Jazz Under the Stars," will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 14, in the courtyard at Manville High School.
Mon May 13, 2013
'The poster child for blight': Tucson icon crumbles
Broken. Boarded up. A blight! Hundreds of thousands drive by it every week, so why hasn't the city done anything about the eyesore that is the Spanish Trail Motel? It's an historic site marked with decades of memories followed by years of neglect.
Review: Tectonics, City Halls, Glasgow
By any measure, what happened at Glasgow's City Halls over the weekend was an astonishing event, with a sizeable thirsty audience lapping up experimental music that ranged from a residency by a remarkable octogenarian American to improvisation by some of our own top names in modern rock and embraced a clutch of premieres of fine new music for the ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Post and Courier
Redux to host jazz talk on a Porgy and Bessa
In anticipation of the upcoming big band concert featuring a new arrangement of “Porgy and Bess,” Jazz Artists of Charleston is presenting its third JAC Talk on Thursday at Redux Contemporary Art Center, 136 St.
Fri May 10, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Pacific Mambo Orchestra, a rising Bay Area big band
Think of the Pacific Mambo Orchestra as party insurance. Booking this 19-piece Latin band offers a guarantee that an event will attain the heat necessary for a dance floor conflagration.
Yaniv Attar chosen as new director of Whatcom Symphony Orchestra
When I attended the Mayor's Arts Awards ceremony a few weeks ago, a member of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra told me that the new director for the symphony had just been chosen, and this particular musician was thrilled.
Thu May 09, 2013
Tue May 07, 2013
Legendary Count Basie Orchestra performs in Grass Valley today
Going strong after 78 years, one of the most celebrated big bands of all time, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, is coming to Grass Valley for a special concert presented by The Center for the Arts today.
Les Richards Scholarship Concert May 19
Big band, community band and bluegrass tunes will fill the gymnasium of Oceanside West Sunday afternoon, May 19, as the second annual Les Richards Scholarship Concert raises funds for middle-school music education a and raises spirits for all.
Sun May 05, 2013
The China Post
Crosby, Stills and Nash get jazzy with Marsalis at benefit concert
Crosby, Stills and Nash surprised the audience with a new look when they walked onstage dressed in dark gray Brooks Brothers suits for a benefit concert with Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Crosby, Stills & Nash Songbook: Concert Review
Crosby, Stills & Nash were literally jazzed for their performance with Wynton Marsalis ' Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra on Friday night.
Fri May 03, 2013
Glenn Miller Orchestra will have Brecksville-Broadview Heights High 'In The Mood' May 9
Area swing music fans have the chance to hear one of the preeminent groups of the big band era May 9 when the Glenn Miller Orchestra makes a one-night appearance in the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School Auditorium, 6380 Mill Road.
Thu May 02, 2013
Historic memorial sign should be placed at Danceland site
Enjoyed the April 21 article "Danceland Ballroom." Several things of note for this musical story.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Anne Arundel Community College offers entertainment class acts
Anne Arundel Community College 's Kauffman Theater at the Pascal Center for Performing Arts is proving to be fertile ground for people searching for quality entertainment bargains.
Big band Joe Loss Orchestra to play at The Brook in Soham.
THE Joe Loss Orchestra, one of the most famous names in dance and big band music and officially the longest running live entertainment act in the world, is visiting Soham for a concert performance at The Brook.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society's Brooklyn Babylon Out Today
Brooklyn-based composer-bandleader Darcy James Argue and his innovative 18-piece big band Secret Society today release their highly anticipated sophomore album Brooklyn Babylon on New Amsterdam Records .
New Music: Emeli SandA & The Bryan Ferry Orchestra - 'Crazy in Love'
BeyoncA© and AndrA© 3000 covered Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black," and now Emeli SandA© takes on BeyoncA©'s "Crazy in Love" for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby.