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Bobby Wellins and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: Culloden Moor Suite

It's over 268 years since the Battle of Culloden and yet the event continues to resonate in contemporary Scotland . Tenor saxophonist Bobby Wellins wrote his Culloden Moor Suite in 1961, inspired by John Prebble's book, Culloden , released in the same year.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sunday Herald

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with Bobby Wellins Culloden Moor Suite

Bobby Wellins' Culloden Moor Suite was in danger of being forgotten when, in 2011, SNJO director Tommy Smith commissioned German pianist-composer Florian Ross to provide a new arrangement of the work that Glasgow-born Wellins had been inspired to write in 1961 after reading John Prebble's account of the last battle to be fought on British soil and its chilling aftermath. Bobby Wellins' Culloden Moor Suite was in danger of being forgotten when, in 2011, SNJO director Tommy Smith commissioned German pianist-composer Florian Ross to provide a new arrangement of the work that Glasgow-born Wellins had been inspired to write in 1961 after reading John Prebble's account of the last battle to be fought on British soil and its chilling aftermath.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, Jazz

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

Malibu Adamson House Country Faire

Bring your friends and family to our 1930's style FREE "Friend-Raiser" on our 13-acre historic beach front property at 23200 Pacific Coast Highway, just west of the Malibu Pier and adjacent to Surfrider beach. There are activities and entertainment for all ages, including a Live 17-piece big band " Late night Jazz Orchestra", Barbershop Quartet, Cowboy trick roper, Food trucks, Art show, by "Allied Artists", Five dollar house tours, activities for children and more.

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Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Big-Band

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Boxley's North Bend Jazz Walk keeps getting bigger, more 'awesome'

It's going to be busy in North Bend Saturday evening, when the Boxley Music Fund's Jazz Walk returns for its third year. It's also, according to organizers, going to be awesome.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Hungarian Cultural Center New York Presents Modern Art Orchestra & Dave Liebman, 10/2

The performance is the culminating event in the ensemble's U.S. tour, following six concerts on the west coast. This is the sole east coast engagement.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, Jazz, Classical, Hungary, World News

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Droitwich Advertiser

Swing is the thing with jazz orchestra

WORCESTER Jazz Orchestra's autumn concert is taking place next month in Droitwich with a theme of 'Swing is King'. The popular big band is planning on recreating sounds from the swing era including the songs of Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Duke Ellington.

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

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Moultrie News

Charleston Jazz Orchestra Latin Night Sept. 20

Charleston Jazz Orchestra , Charleston's own resident big band, continues its sixth anniversary season on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, Charleston, SC

Cape Cod Times

Cape Symphony keeps building on its success

"These are my Ormandy years," says maestro Jung-Ho Pak, as he prepares for his eighth season as music director of the Cape Symphony Orchestra. Pak refers to the late Philadelphia Orchestra conductor, who created an ensemble with its own sound during his long tenure there and built on its previous reputation as one of the world's finest symphonies.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Big-Band, Hyannis, MA, Chatham, MA, Falmouth, MA, Opera

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Patch.com

Malibu Adamson House Country Faire

Bring your friends and family to our 1930's style FREE "Friend-Raiser" on our 13-acre historic beach front property at 23200 Pacific Coast Highway, just west of the Malibu Pier and adjacent to Surfrider beach. There are activities and entertainment for all ages, including a Live 17-piece big band " Late night Jazz Orchestra", Barbershop Quartet, Cowboy trick roper, Food trucks, Art show, by "Allied Artists", Five dollar house tours, activities for children and more.

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Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Big-Band

The Daily News

Peabody Marks 145th Anniversary

There was a nod to the original Peabody location at Main Street and Monroe Avenue. Meanwhile, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra played big band-era melodies on the mezzanine, and Jason D. Williams took over the piano in the lobby of the present-day landmark on Union Avenue between Second and Third streets.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Big-Band

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Life on the Island: Live at Library concert series returns

The coming of the fall season means a new and always exciting season of Live at the Library, the annual concert series that benefits the Alameda Free Library and brings outstanding talent to the Island. "It's going to be a really great program," said Ruth Belikove, a co-organizer of the shows.

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Related Topix: The Count Basie Orchestra, Jazz, Big-Band, The Big Band, Blue Note, New York

Mon Sep 01, 2014

York Press

Cole Porter classics to get a fresh airing

THE John Wilson Orchestra will mark the 50th anniversary of composer Cole Porter's death with a new album of his Hollywood classics next month and an accompanying autumn tour.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, Cole Porter, Jazz, Frank Sinatra

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Noted teen's next gig: Talented college freshman, Eynon resident well ...

An autographed picture of the great big band leader and clarinet player Benny Goodman hangs on the wall in David Mirarchi's room.

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Related Topix: Benny Goodman, Jazz, Big-Band, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, Berklee College of Music

Sat Aug 30, 2014

All About Jazz

Marius Neset/Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Lion

Lion is a good name for Marius Neset's first recording with the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra , for like a great cat, the Norwegian orchestra purrs and prowls, roars and pounces.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

Neil Young Recording with Orchestra for Project Reportedly Titled "Storytone"

According to multiple online reports, Neil Young has been working on a new music project that involves an orchestra.

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Related Topix: Neil Young, Pop/Rock, Big-Band, Culver City, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

100th Anniversary Concert to Feature the Music of Father Joseph P....

What do American Bandstand, the Oscar-winning film "Going My Way," and former New Jersey Governor Brendan T. Byrne have in common? The answer is a 100th Anniversary concert celebrating the life and music of Father Joseph P. Connor, beloved parochial vicar and American music composer at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in West Orange on September 14. The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Going My Way, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, Big-Band, Bing Crosby, Jazz

Darlington and Stockton Times

School to open its doors to aspiring jazz musicians

TALENTED young jazz musicians are taking to the stage at Yarm School when it plays host to the National Youth Jazz Orchestra .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Vail Daily News

Vail Jazz Workshop is sculpting the next generation of stars

Californian Kanoa Mendenhall, 16, plays cello, trombone and the Japanese shamisen, but she has found her heart in the bass.

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Big-Band, Family, Teenagers, Jazz

ElmLeaves

September concert guide for suburban Chicago

Families can head down to the beach to celebrate the end of summer with swimming, food live music, luau dances and a fire show.

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Related Topix: The English Beat, Ska, Black Entertainment, Soul, Smokey Robinson, Symphony, Arts, Big-Band, Classical

The Times-Picayune

91-year-old musician honored in Old Metairie with big band concert

Richard "Bing" Crosby has been playing music most of his 91 years. He has taught, mentored and inspired many local musicians, so it was fitting that many of them came together to pay tribute to him at a concert held in his honor.

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Related Topix: Metairie, LA, New Orleans, LA, Big-Band

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