12 hrs ago
Seattle Gay News
A taste of tradicion - Spanish Harlem Orchestra keeps the salsa simmering
For all of its appeal and success with contemporary audiences, SHO's success is actually rooted in the past.
16 hrs ago
Novel T's summer jazz festival in Pine Bluff
Any jazz lover happening to drive through the Little Rock area between the 1st and the 8th of June will be a lucky person.
Thu May 23, 2013
Fly me to the moon: Dave Alexander's Sinatra Tribute kicks off the summer with tremendous Night Club
Dave Alexander and his 16-piece jazz band consisting of four saxophones, four trumpets, three trombones, piano, bass, drums and a guitar will perform at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts May 25.
Memorial Day Concerts, Parades, Wreath-Laying Ceremonies, Rolling Thunder
Memorial Day 2013-the unofficial kick-off for summer-is Monday, May 27, but concerts, fireworks and other events last all of Memorial Day weekend throughout DC and Northern Virginia.
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
City school's alumni group slates hall of fame induction
Graduates of Reading Southern Junior High/Middle School are invited to the Southern Alumni Association's reunion May 31.
Wed May 22, 2013
All About Jazz
Bill Holman is a man with many milestones. Known primarily for years of unique and complex arrangements, Holman's continuing and long-running career as a composer and saxophonist reaches another milestone this month when he will be awarded the title of NEA Jazz Master.
Ventura County Star
Musician shares talents with seniors in Ojai
Dean Adams, director of the Ventura Jazz Orchestra, plays a song as part of the Friday night jazz hour for residents of Los Robles Care Center in Ojai.
Detroit Free Press
DSO concertmaster and principal French hornist step into spotlight
It was almost exactly a year ago that the Detroit Symphony Orchestra hired violinist Yoonshin Song as its concertmaster.
Tue May 21, 2013
Tickets Go on Sale 5/22 for Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing
Tickets go on sale for Lincoln Center 's Midsummer Night Swing starting Wednesday, May 22.
Mon May 20, 2013
Jools Holland Perth Concert Hall
Rather like the swirling cameras employed by directors of BBC Two's Later, Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra is increasingly revolving around the diminutive figure in black rather than featuring him as a main player.
Sun May 19, 2013
San Francisco Symphony Announces Summer & The Symphony Concert Lineup - Updated
Two Concerts Of Video Games Live! , Battleship Potemkin Film, And Classical Concerts Are Highlights Of Summer and The Symphony With San Francisco Symphony Orchestra performs free concerts at Stern Grove Festival and in Dolores Park and presents annual Fourth of July concert with fireworks at Shoreline Amphitheatre; Orchestra to perform at America's ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Concord's Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra Pays Tribute to Count Basie Today
As part of the "A Moment in Time" Series, The Capitol Center Orchestra, under the direction of Clayton J. Poole, will pay tribute to Count Basie today, May 19th at 4:00pm. The tribute features drummer and Basie alumnus Butch Miles.
Thu May 16, 2013
Count Basie tribute at Capitol Center
PAYING TRIBUTE: The late Count Basie, a jazz pianist, organist, bandleader and composer, led his big-band orchestra for nearly 50 years.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Jersey Journal
'Jazz Under The Stars' tickets are currently on sale
An outdoor concert event, "Jazz Under the Stars," will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 14, in the courtyard at Manville High School.
Mon May 13, 2013
'The poster child for blight': Tucson icon crumbles
Broken. Boarded up. A blight! Hundreds of thousands drive by it every week, so why hasn't the city done anything about the eyesore that is the Spanish Trail Motel? It's an historic site marked with decades of memories followed by years of neglect.
Review: Tectonics, City Halls, Glasgow
By any measure, what happened at Glasgow's City Halls over the weekend was an astonishing event, with a sizeable thirsty audience lapping up experimental music that ranged from a residency by a remarkable octogenarian American to improvisation by some of our own top names in modern rock and embraced a clutch of premieres of fine new music for the ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Post and Courier
Redux to host jazz talk on a Porgy and Bessa
In anticipation of the upcoming big band concert featuring a new arrangement of “Porgy and Bess,” Jazz Artists of Charleston is presenting its third JAC Talk on Thursday at Redux Contemporary Art Center, 136 St.
Fri May 10, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Pacific Mambo Orchestra, a rising Bay Area big band
Think of the Pacific Mambo Orchestra as party insurance. Booking this 19-piece Latin band offers a guarantee that an event will attain the heat necessary for a dance floor conflagration.
Yaniv Attar chosen as new director of Whatcom Symphony Orchestra
When I attended the Mayor's Arts Awards ceremony a few weeks ago, a member of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra told me that the new director for the symphony had just been chosen, and this particular musician was thrilled.
Thu May 09, 2013