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.
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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.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Greenville News
Review: Greenville Chamber Orchestra concert hits highs, lows
The Greenville Symphony does some of its most adventurous work in its chamber orchestra concerts at the Peace Center's Gunter Theatre.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence announces jazz services
On Transfiguration Sunday, March 2, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will offer two jazz eucharistic services, one at 8:30 am and the other at 11:00 am.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Hot Ticket: Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is a fifteen-piece big band, led by Wynton Marsalis, which performed at Massey Hall in Toronto on Feb. 1, 2011.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
PRLog US Entertainment
Get Ready for Ritz on the River at the Vicksburg Convention Center
Feb. 25, 2014 - VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The Vicksburg Convention Center is thrilled to bring big band rhythm to Vicksburg.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Jazz Orchestra's New Orleans Jazz Market breaks ground
Ground will be broken Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. on the future home of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra's New Orleans Jazz Market in Central City .
Organizations work to keep jazz thriving in Northern California
The efforts to keep jazz alive in Northern California take many forms. Here are two organizations doing their part and worthy of your attention and support.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Big Wave, Big Time benefit raises money for Big Time Jazz Orchestra
A big band with a big sound, and a big heart, was the center of a big benefit at the Rex in Duluth Saturday night.
The Greenville News
All that jazz and rap: Chamber ensemble mixes things up
The Greenville Symphony Chamber Orchestra is going to jazz up its weekend concerts with musical laughter.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Glenn Miller Orchestra to perform at CSULB
The Glenn Miller Orchestra will be performing at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center at Cal State Long Beach at 8 p.m. March 8. Regarded by many as the most popular Big Band in the world, the 17-piece orchestra will perform classics such as “Tuxedo Junction,” and “In the Mood” behind director and lead ... (more)
Fri Feb 21, 2014
All About Jazz
CAREER: David Tughan Joinszzzing Agency
Singer David Tughan has officially joined the ranks of zzZing Agency. David fits the zzZing Agency Bill to the letter.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
UL Jazz Ensemble backs Grammy-winning New York Voices
Nico Guiang plays the guitar during a Feb. 11 rehearsal with the UL Jazz Ensemble at UL's Angelle Hall in Lafayette.
The Moultrie News
Charleston Jazz Orchestra opens 6th season
Charleston Jazz Orchestra , Charleston's own resident big band, swings into its 6th anniversary season on Saturday, Feb. 22, presenting 'Such Sweet Strayhorn,' celebrating the music of legendary composer and pianist, Billy Strayhorn.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Washington Post
Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, Feb. 20-26, 2014
Robin and Linda Williams The songwriting duo performs Americana, bluegrass, country and folk.
Current in Carmel
Symphony from Israel to stop in Carmel on first U.S. tour
Being in the middle of a 38-concert tour might seem like a heavy load for an orchestra conductor to undertake, but Boguslaw Dawidow is used to the rigors of touring and international travel for the sake of music.