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  1. PERFORMANCE: George Gee Celebrates Van Alexander Centennial in Los Angeles on July 12thRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | All About Jazz

    The George See Swing Orchestra, one of New York's premiere dance bands, returns to the world famous Maxwell Demille's Cicada Club at the Oviat Building in downtown Los Angeles for an evening of swing music and dancing honoring the great Chick Webb / Savoy Ballroom music man, Van Alexander in celebration of his 100th birthday at an exclusive once-in-a-lifetime centennial celebration swing dance party Sunday, July 12th @ 8:30 PM In the more than three decades since its inception, the George See Swing Orchestra has spread the "Gospel of Swing" to the far corners of the globe, doing its part to keep fingers snappin' and toes tappin' with its happy music for happy people.

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  2. FESTIVAL: Make Music Day 2015 Announces LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | All About Jazz

    Billed as the world's largest annual music event will fill June 21, the first day of summer, with sound. Make Music Day is free to the public and everyone is invited to play along.

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  3. RECORDING: Carmell Jones Quartet, 1960Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | All About Jazz

    For years, trumpeter Carmell Jones was thought to have made his first recording in October 1960 in Los Angeles on a date led by tenor saxophonist Curtis Amy for the Pacific Jazz label. Two months earlier, Jones, at age 24, had left Kansas City and traveled to Los Angeles in search of studio work as a sideman.

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  4. PERFORMANCE: Cuban Pianist Daniel Amat and Top Latin Musicians...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Celebrating the extraordinary heritage of Cuban music, acclaimed Cuban pianist Daniel Amat, accompanied by some of the most sought after Latin musicians in Los Angeles , will pay tribute to Cuba's most prolific composers in a special concert, Friday, June 19th. The event will be held at the Mark Taper Forum in the Music Center, in downtown Los Angeles from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Showcasing the classical side of Cuban music, from Contradanza to the Mambo, the concert will feature the music of Ignacio Cervantes, , Ernesto Lecuona, , and Israel 'Cachao' Lopez, , creator of the modern Mambo and and master of the descarga, .

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  5. New Recording: Los Angeles Based Sun Soul Orchestra Prepares to...Read the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Sun Soul Orchestra is an inspired project that features a rotating collection of artists performing original music and covers arranged by Stevo ThA ard and Ginger Murphy. Their debut album, What Matters Most has been a labor of love over the past 5 years and finally releases worldwide, physically and digitally on April 28th, 2015.

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  6. AWARD / GRANT: Report from the GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Jim Eigo of Jazz Promo Services sent along an email yesterday summing up what he saw and heard at the Grammys last Sunday. He flew out to Los Angeles to represent several Grammy nominees, and he took his two kids, Agnes, 16, and Jamie, 19. I asked Jim if he'd mind if I shared his email with you, and he said by all means.

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  7. New Recording: "The Music is the Magic," New CD by Vocalist Lainie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | All About Jazz

    But this masterpiece of vocal jazz, which will be released March 17 by Ralph Peterson's Onyx Music Label, affirms her standing in the front ranks of jazz singers performing today. "The wisdom, clarity, and nuances possessed by Lainie throughout the recording are most refreshing," comments Peterson in his notes to the CD.

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  8. New Recording: New Red Garland, After All These YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Garland made his name as a member of the seminal 1950s . His exposure with Davis, followed by years of success with his own trio, made Garland one of the most recorded, best known and influential pianists in jazz.

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  9. OBITUARY: Jim Galloway RememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | All About Jazz

    By Ted O'Reilly Jim Galloway died peacefully at home on December 30, 2014 surrounded by loved ones. An internationally renowned jazz musician, one of the few specializing on the soprano sax , Jim lived a full life doing what he loved most.

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  10. PERFORMANCE: Iconic Band Spain, Featuring Singer/Bassist Josh Haden,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | All About Jazz

    U.S. Swing From Jan 28 - Feb 3 Hits Boston, NYC, Philly, D.C. and Brooklyn; Euro Leg Runs From Feb 7 - March 11, Hitting 30 Cities In Twelve Countries; Josh Haden To Perform at Charlie Haden Memorial Show at Town Hall NYC on Jan 13 New Album SARGENT PLACE Dubbed "Dark Swagger" by Los Angeles Times Los Angeles, CA: Iconic band Spain, featuring singer/bassist Josh Haden, have announced a 6-week tour from January 28 - March 10. Kicking off in Boston, MA, the band then plays Lincoln Center in NYC, before club shows in Philly, D.C. and Brooklyn. The brief Northeast swing will see the band perform as a trio and will mark the band's first East coast shows in 15 years.

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  11. RADIO: The Inspiration Behind the Versions of "Santa Baby" Remakes... Hint, Never Marilyn MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Cynthia's one off of 's renowned Holiday Tune is a true homage to the famous Cat Woman herself also a lyrical gift to a very special person in Cynthia's life: "I recorded Santa Baby as a gift for a very special person in my life, Jack Nicholson. Have always loved that song, as so many do, thanks to Eartha.'

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  12. INTERVIEW: Interview: Ginny ManciniRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | All About Jazz

    's finest recordings came in 1946, when both were signed to the Musicraft label in Los Angeles . Torme at the time fronted a vocal quartet known as the Mel-Tones.

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