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Jazz Society presents Christmas show
As the year begins to turn in Vacaville -- amid a recovering but still-uncertain economy, rising poverty rates, war overseas and rumors of war -- comes the just-in-time, bright, hopeful sound of American jazz.
7 hrs ago
The Coast's oldest choir, now in its 41st year, gave a seasonal show at St. John's United Church last Friday .
Thu Dec 12, 2013
New Jersey Herald
Big Band Holiday never gets old
John Somers often looks back fondly to the first Big Band Holiday in 2008, when his band, the Somers Dream Orchestra, brought down the house for a Sussex County audience, only to be asked afterwards by a woman how he planned to top such an amazing show the next year.
Natalie Cole turns up heat on snowy evening with Cleveland Orchestra
"Tap your toes, snap your fingers, slap your thigh, slap someone else's thigh," a sassy Natalie Cole invited from the stage of Severance Hall as she got ready to sing a decidedly unseasonal "Summer Sun" with the Cleveland Orchestra on Wednesday night's Celebrity Series concert, as latecomers streamed in, delayed by an unexpected snowfall that ... (more)
Charleston Daily Mail
Orchestra plays 'Salsa Navidad'
The Grammy Award-winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra will perform "Salsa Navidad" at 7:30 p.m. today at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg.
THE new Sinatra, Sequins and Swing concert show will be coming to the Palace Theatre.
This show is not to be mistaken with the typical tribute Rat Pack Shows. Expect to be musically wowed by an honest rendition of Sinatra's '50s Hollywood Glamour from his significant Capitol Records years backed by a world-class 15 piece Big Band live on stage.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
St. Louis Jazz Notes
Jazz this week: Holiday jazz continues, Doug Lawrence, St. Louis Rivermen, and more
The rush to the holidays is on, and if you're looking for some seasonal jazz this weekend in St. Louis, there's plenty to be had, along with an assortment of other jazz and creative music events.
The Jersey Journal
Wizards, Voodoo, Folkies and DooWop at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway
It's a busy holiday season at Union County Performing Arts Center and Hamilton Stage in Rahway, with musical treats for all - from progressive rock and classical doowop to country-folk, big band swing and some cutting-edge theatre mixed in to keep things interesting.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Gainesville Daily Register
'A Swingin' Christmas' scheduled for Sunday
Staff report Winter weather has delayed a benefit concert by a week, but organizers promise an even livelier version of what was planned.
Albany Times Union
Orchestra groups perform Sunday
Also at 3 p.m., at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, ESYO's Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorale, led by music director and conductor Helen Cha-Pyo , will give the final performance of CBS 6's Melodies of Christmas benefit concerts.
Medford Mail Tribune
Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra at Avalon Bar & Grill
Prepare for a total sonic immersion when this 16-piece big band - with vocalists Dianne Strong and Alan Berman - play arrangements of swing, Latin and classic big band compositions at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Avalon Bar & Grill, 105 W. Valley View Road, Talent.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Brian Setzer bringing 'Christmas Rocks' tour back to the Celebrity
You know it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas when the annual Christmas shows come to town.
Review: The 'wow' factor ran high with Wynton Marsalis at Saginaw's Temple Theatre
Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis hit the Temple Theatre with a promise of good things in store.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 12/08/2013
THE SOUND OF CHRISTMAS The Grand Wilmington 12/14-12/14/2013 Who doesn't love brass music for the holidays, especially when it's paired with beautiful, heartfelt singing? The most musical granddaughter from the acclaimed "Sound of Music" family sings familiar carols of the season and tells stories of Christmas traditions from her Austrian ... (more)
Stan Tracey | British jazz great, 86
Born in London on Dec. 30, 1926, Mr. Tracey took up piano after a teenage stint as an accordionist entertaining troops during World War II.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Southtown Star
Get Up and Go! for Dec. 6, 2013
If you're looking for events worth getting out of the house for, then Get Up and Go! has you covered Mondays-Fridays.
Vacaville Jazz Society to present show
As the year begins to turn in Vacaville -- amid a still-uncertain economy, rising poverty rates, war overseas and rumors of war -- comes the just-in-time, bright, hopeful sound of American jazz.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Brian Setzer Orchestra lives up to 'Christmas Rocks'...
The Brian Setzer Orchestra returned Wednesday night to Easton's State Theatre for a performance of their "Christmas Rocks!" show.
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Dave Brubeck: One Year
Today, one year following Dave Brubeck's death, a new website celebrates his life and music.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Robust season of Holiday Music on tap for Sacramento
Of all of the seasonal music activity on tap this season, none is as unusual or as refreshing as the collaboration between the Harley White Jr. Orchestra and the Sacramento Gay Men's Chorus for "Cool Yule: A Big Band Theory."