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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.


Related Topix: Big-Band

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.


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

Thu Aug 28, 2014


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)


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 .


Related Topix: Big-Band

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.


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


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.


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.


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

Sun Aug 24, 2014


7 Days: Regional arts and entertainment

Holiday music You don't need to wait for Christmas to hear Handel's Messiah . Jason Tramm conducts the Great Auditorium Choir and Orchestra in the choral masterpiece, with soloists Monica Ziglar , soprano, Martha Bartz , mezzo-soprano, Ronald Naldi , tenor, and Justin Beck , bass-baritone, and organist Gordon Turk , at 7 p.m. in the Great ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Big-Band, Ocean Grove, NJ, Comedy, The Office, Craig Robinson, Jazz, Movies

Wed Aug 20, 2014


New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra of Berkeley Heights Receives Union County 'HEART' Grant

New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra of Berkeley Heights is among 46 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations that will receive funding through the 2014 Union County HEART Grant Program.


Related Topix: Union County, NJ, Berkeley Heights, NJ, Big-Band, Freehold, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ

Tue Aug 19, 2014


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

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