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LIVE: The Ghost Train Orchestra @ the Music Haven, 8/10/14

The motto of the Music Haven Concert Series in Schenectady's Central Park has always been "Join us in traveling the world one concert at a time."


Related Topix: Big-Band, Jazz

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Fire! Orchestra directed by Mats Gustafsson - Enter

Mats Gustaffson directs 28 of musicians on the four-part Enter , the Fire! Orchestra's first studio album.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Mats Gustafsson, Jazz

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Brian Setzer - 'Rockabilly Riot!: All Original'

Ever since the 1980s heyday of the Stray Cats , guitarist-vocalist Brian Setzer has bounced happily between two revivals: rockin' big band swing and the 1950s rockabilly sound that put the Stray Cats on the charts 30 years after most people assumed the style had become a museum piece.


Related Topix: Brian Setzer, Rock-N-Roll, The Stray Cats, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Big-Band, Swing, Music, Entertainment

Sun Aug 17, 2014


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 Aug 16, 2014

All About Jazz

Kenny Lavender: Conscious Journey Part 1 and 2

Texas-born, New York-based trumpeter Kenny Lavender is as versatile as can be. He's put his horn to good use on Broadway, playing lead trumpet on Bullets Over Broadway and working in the pit orchestras of other hit shows like The Drowsy Chaperone and West Side Story ; he's backed up old pros like Frankie Valli, The Temptations, and Johnny Mathis; ... (more)


Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Big-Band

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Jazz Orchestra: Piano men's songs end zoo concerts on tuneful note

A sold-out, standing-room-only audience enjoyed the Columbus Jazz Orchestra's "Elton John, Billy Joel and Rock 'n' Roll," concert last night at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.


Related Topix: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Jazz, Big-Band

Manawatu Standard

Young jazz musicians to play with the best

The 2014 NZ Youth Jazz Orchestra is swinging into Palmerston North with four local musicians in the lineup, accompanied by New York trombonist Luis Bonilla.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

The Star Online

Celebration days

Whole lotta Zep: The music of Led Zeppelin gets a symphonic reworking from Aug 22-23, courtesy of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, Big-Band, Robert Plant

Thu Aug 14, 2014

San Juan College, Farmington, NM

Call for Area Musicians.

All area musicians are invited to play with the San Juan College music department in any of its ensembles that are offered during evening hours.


Related Topix: Big-Band, The Big Band, Jazz


Rhythm Society Orchestra returns to Bay City for BaySail's Summer Breeze fundraiser Aug. 21

Adam D. Vallus and Janene M. Nelson swing dance to the music of the Detroit-based Rhythm Society Orchestra, which is booked to perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, as part of Bay Sail's Summer Breeze fundraiser in downtown Bay City's Wenonah Park.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Big-Band, Detroit, MI, Mel Torme, Jazz, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Pizarro: Big-band concert tour in the mood to find Glenn Miller fans

I doubt there could be any better venue in Silicon Valley to showcase the 20-piece Glenn Miller Orchestra than San Jose's majestic California Theatre -- originally built in 1927 -- where the group performs Sunday afternoon.


Related Topix: Big-Band, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Bellarmine College

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield: Orchestra to perform at ballroom dance

Berkshire Ballroom will present "A Return to the Big Band Era" from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at the Masonic Ballroom, 116 South St. The Georgie Wonders Orchestra will perform music from the 20s, 30s and 40s as well as modern.


Related Topix: Berkshire, NY, Big-Band, Social Software, Mineola, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Daily Kos

I've Been Thinking About Josh.

Josh was one of my best friends. We worked together in the theatre and he was a reed player in my theatre orchestra, of a big-band nature.


Related Topix: Big-Band, US News, Liberal Political News

Loveland Magazine

Concert to raise funds to send WWII and Korean Vets to D.C. Memorials

The Big City Blues Band will get the night started, taking the stage at 6 PM. The Tom Daugherty Orchestra takes over at 8 PM with their Glenn Miller Tribute.


Related Topix: Big-Band

The Florida Times-Union

Getting on the dance floor for some swing music

Bob.Self@jacksonville.com--8/6/14--Rick Green, the vocalist for the Fascinating Rhythm Orchestra kings Mac The Knife during Wednesday evening's show at The Comedy Club.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Jacksonville, FL, Philips (Jacksonville, FL), Clay County, FL, Entertainment

Cape Gazette

Tim Laushey: Drummer and bandleader

Like the Baltimore Colts Marching Band that played for years after the Colts left until the Ravens arrived, the Conrad High School Alumni Marching Band still plays, although the school closed in 1978.


Related Topix: Conrad, MT, Ireland, World News, Brass., Big-Band, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Jimmy Dorsey

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Glenn Miller Orchestra to play Redlands Bowl

The first record to receive a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, issued Feb. 10, 1942, was “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” first released as a single in 1941.


Related Topix: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Jazz, Big-Band, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, University of Colorado Boulder


Belgrade Theatre to Premiere Propaganda Swing in September

The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry will present the UK premiere of Peter Arno tt's gripping musical drama Propaganda Swing, playing on the Belgrade Main Stage for two weeks this September.


Related Topix: Jazz, The Big Band, Big-Band

The Age

Monash University Big Band and Orchestra

Combining the institution's two major instrumental ensembles, Monash University's Academy of Performing Arts collated a sensible quartet of works for Sunday afternoon's concert.


Related Topix: Big-Band, The Big Band, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Adams

Fri Aug 08, 2014


World of Jazz: JazzFest line-up includes big band boom, Latin heat, cool moods

Edye Evans Hyde, shown from a 2011 concert, will front the Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra at this year's GRandJazzfest.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Jazz, Grand Rapids, MI