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20 hrs ago | All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with Jazz at Lincoln ...

Performance by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on June 11 Features Compositions by Those Memorialized at Woodlawn and Commemorates the Cemetery's 150th Anniversary and Historic Ties to Jazz Greats Bronx, NY: On June 11 at 7:00pm, The Woodlawn Cemetery will partner with Jazz at Lincoln Center to present a free concert, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jazz, Wynton Marsalis, Big-Band, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, Ellington, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Evesham Journal

Big band takes on the Great American Songbook

THE West Midland Light Orchestra will present the Great American Songbook concert at the Evesham Arts Centre on Saturday, April 26. The event is being held in aid of the chairman of Wychavon, Gerry O'Donnell's charities, SSAFA Worcestershire, the Alzheimers Society in Wychavon and the Evesham Vale Cardiac Rehab.

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

Cincinnati CityBeat

Cincinnati Takes Over New York City

Cincinnati's arts groups and chefs are road tripping it to New York City for a seven-day showcase highlighting the eats, arts and culture of the Queen City for Cincy in NYC .

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Symphony, Big-Band, Cincinnati, OH, Theater, Pop/Rock, Peter Frampton

Planoland

Austin College Presents An Evening of Chamber Music and Jazz by Austin College

Briar Creek Bowhunters stocks a full range of bow hunting supplies. Check out our prices!!!! You won't find them any lower! SHERMAN, TEXAS-The instrumental ensembles of Austin College, under the direction of Dr. Ricky Duhaime, will present their annual spring concert on Monday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m., in Wynne Chapel at Austin College.

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Related Topix: Austin College, Texas, Sherman, TX, Big-Band, Richardson, TX

All About Jazz

Read "Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: American Adventure"

Sometimes an idea seems great on paper, but in execution doesn't exactly work out as planned.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, Blue Note, Jazz

Mon Apr 14, 2014

All About Jazz

David White Jazz Orchestra: The Chase

The Chase is one heck of a wild ride. Trombonist David White has followed up his Jazz Orchestra's debut- Flashpoint -with an album that's short on material but rich in content.

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All About Jazz

The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra: Strength in Numbers

One keynote that's immediately clear is that Holman is, as usual, spot on, and that McGuinness ranks high among the jazz world's most skillful contemporary composer / arrangers, one who doubles on trombone and trebles as band singer .

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Related Topix: Metal, Big-Band

Medford Mail Tribune

Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra at the Imperial Center

The 15-piece orchestra - featuring vocalist Dianne Strong, pianist Alan Berman and horn players Frank Hunnicutt, Danny Chavez and Pat DeBellis - play a mix of swing, Latin and arrangements of songs from the big-band era for dancing at 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Imperial Center, 40 N. Front St., Medford.

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The New Zealand Herald

From Glass to McGlashan, a mix without borders

Auckland Chamber Orchestra always comes up with programming that takes little heed of barriers and borders.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, Classical, Bach, Philip Glass

Lincoln Daily News

Count Basie Orchestra returning to Arlee stage

London, Bucharest, Milan, Luzern, Moscow, Singapore, Tokyo and Mason City. In the past year, the legendary Count Basie Orchestra has toured worldwide, and one of their next stops will be at the historic Arlee Theater in Mason City.

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Related Topix: The Count Basie Orchestra, Jazz, Big-Band, Mason City, IL, Lincoln, IL, Count Basie

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Free and Easy: Dana Tai Soon Burgess, D.C. Emancipation Day, Blues Alley Youth Orchestra

From artist Craig Kraft's "Markings: Graffiti From the Ground Zero Blues Club." Go behind the scenes and see how a dance troupe creates a piece when the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company rehearses a work Burgess choreographed in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's "Dancing the Dream" exhibition.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, 42, Howard University, Silver Spring, MD, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, April 11-17

Those rumors of spring might be true! At least in the jazz neighborhood, it will be a hot weekend with enough sizzle to keep us in melt-down mode through the week! And it is an eclectic week ahead&#151 from CD releases from our A'Minnesota Ellington" and A'Magica Improvisado," an outstanding outstate gig, and an Orchestra Hall return for one of its ... (more)

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WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Ghost Train Orchestra resurrect jazz age music at the Annenberg Center tonight

Too many repertory bands refuse to blow the dust off of the music that they unearth, resulting in the sonic equivalent of that dank, musty odor that infests a crowded antique shop.

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Related Topix: Big-Band, Theater, Arts, Arlington, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Community Voice

GMCto host three straight days of music

Three days of back-to-back concerts at the Green Music Center will feature Sonoma State University's largest performing ensembles under the direction of program leaders Doug Leibinger, Andy Collinsworth and Jenny Bent.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Concert review | Columbus Jazz Orchestra: Trumpeters hold summit on stage

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra will perform at 8 tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St. For tickets, call 614-294-5200 or visit jazzartsgroup.org .

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Related Topix: Big-Band, Jazz, Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Byron, WY, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis

BroadwayWorld.com

Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life Comes to The Wallis, 5/9-24

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts presents Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life for 19 performances only from May 9 - 24, 2014 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater.

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Related Topix: The Cotton Club, Music!, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Eubie!, Theater, Arts, Newsies, Big-Band, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Lena Horne

All About Jazz

Yolanda Duke: Te Llevo Bajo La Piel

Born in the Dominican Republic but raised in New York City, Yolanda Duke is no ordinary artist.

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All About Jazz

Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra: Habitat

Jensen, a Canadian, has assembled a number of the finest sidemen she could find to emblazon her second big-band album, Habitat, which comprises a series of extended and picturesque tone poems in the manner of such contemporaries as .

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The London Free Press

Orchestra London welcomes singer, icon

A Grand Bend crooner and a Canadian music icon find their big band groove and more with Orchestra London this weekend.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

'Sights and Sounds' helps fund scholarships

Cooke County Arts Council president Bonnie Friedrich, on the left, was on hand at the Sights and Sounds event Friday evening to present $500 scholarships to GHS seniors Mark Gage Clark and Payton Cassidy .

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Related Topix: Cooke County, TX, Big-Band, Home Gardening, Home, Gainesville, TX, Theater, Arts

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