21 hrs ago
Seattle Gay News
in the Mood: 1940s Big Band, swing dance musical revue at Benaroya Hall
IN THE MOOD BENAROYA HALL March 28 IN THE MOOD, a rhythmic, jazzy, brassy, sentimental, romantic and patriotic upbeat 1940s musical revue, featuring a company of 19 performers on stage - including a sensational thirteen-piece Big Band and six singers and dancers with some high-flying swing dancing - swings into Benaroya Hall's S. Mark Taper ... (more)
Trending on the Topix Network
The News Tribune
Local rock, blues icon Bill Engelhart, bands have gigs scheduled for his 75th
Local rock, blues icon Bill Engelhart, bands have gigs scheduled for his 75th Tacoma rock and blues icon Bill Engelhart turns 75 on Sunday, and the Blues Vespers, the free Sunday music series at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, is marking the occasion with a musical celebration.
MOJO plays Cartoons with new music in works
Like a bandleader counting off a tune with four finger snaps, it's just four days until the return of the Missouri Jazz Orchestra -- not just from a four-month hiatus but also a return to where it began.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Concert review | Columbus Jazz Orchestra: Guests help re-create Goodman's classic show
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 .
The Moultrie News
Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents 'Little Girl Blue'
Charleston Jazz Orchestra , Charleston's own resident big band, swings on in its 6th Anniversary Season on Saturday, March 22, presenting 'Little Girl Blue,' paying homage to the 'High Priestess of Soul,' the iconic Nina Simone, celebrating the voice of an era and one of the most prolific figures and women in jazz.
Get 'In the Mood' with the Music of the 1930s, '40s at the Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara audiences, take a step back in time and get "In the Mood," coming to the Granada Theatre on March 23. Showcasing the big band music that moved our nation's spirit, "In The Mood" stars the In the Mood singers and dancers and the sensational String of Pearls Orchestra.
The Daily Republic
Let's take a musical 'sentimental journey'
This column is strictly for the pre-baby boomers: the 1930s and 1940s crowd, which isn't so crowded anymore - the white heads and "baldies."
The Modesto Bee
Modesto Symphony Orchestra gets its swing on
Dave Bennett's Clarinet Swing Kings bring big-band jazz to the Modesto Symphony Orchestra today at the Gallo Center.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
10 awesome bands that deserve a bigger audience
Okay, the reality is that most bands - most - get the audience they deserve. We listen to what we are sure are our cutting edge groups and cry out about how they deserve to be bigger - but they don't.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Black Country Bugle
When Ted Heath and his Band came to play in the Black Country in 1954
WE are grateful to Mr. Harry Hill from Codsall for helping to revive memories Bugle readers might have of Big Band maestro Ted Heath, after sending us a copy of the programme for a concert held at the Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, in January 1954, when Ted and his Band were in town to woo both music diehards and youngsters alike.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Hot Jazz Saturday Night
From 8 until 11 p.m., the air is filled with vintage jazz, swing, and big band recordings from the '20s, '30s, and '40s.
Roulette to Present SKELETONS as Part of Jerome Residency, 3/21
Roulette presents Skeletons , the American entertainment unit led by composer/musicians Matt Mehlan and Jason McMahon, Friday, March 21, 8pm.
The Daily Page
Pianist Yefim Bronfman delivers two exquisite Beethoven concertos with the Madison Symphony Orchestra
An all-Beethoven program is a guaranteed hit, and the Madison Symphony Orchestra proves it once again in their concerts this weekend at Overture Hall .
All About Jazz
Swiss Jazz Orchestra: Live at Jazzfestival Bern
Live at Jazzfestival Bern Some big-band albums are heated and brassy, others cool and understated, while a precious few simply cast a mesmerizing spell.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Maria Schneider's classical jazz: No boundaries
A SNUG one-bedroom flat near Manhattan's Central Park serves as home and studio to Maria Schneider, composer and bandleader.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The News Tribune
Kyle Smith,Tacoma postcard and souvenir pioneer, passes at 96
His business, Smith-Western, prospered as it expanded into gifts and souvenirs, and it grew to include international clients and suppliers.
Contra Costa Times
From the Archives: Wynton Marsalis speaks out
We're dusting off our 2011 interview with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who brings his 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to the Bay Area this month.
Holyoke Community College plans 17th annual Jazz Festival
HOLYOKE - The 17th annual Holyoke Community College Jazz Festival opens on March 28 with a concert by the Amherst Jazz Orchestra, featuring the Jeff Holmes Quartet as guest artist for a weekend of musical performances.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Pacific Mambo Orchestra Scores Grammy With Latin Big Band
It's odd to say that Pacific Mambo Orchestra started small -- after all, they are 19 members strong.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
12th Annual FPS Jazz Cabaret on March 8th
The Franklin Public Schools Music Department will host its 12th Annual Jazz Cabaret on Saturday, March 8th.