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  1. Tommy Steele arrives at the Mayflower Theatre next week as the star of The Glenn Miller StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    The show will take over the stage of the Southampton venue from September 8-12 in a spectacular new imagining of the extraordinary tale of the world's most famous big band leader. His music defined an era; his disappearance stunned the worlda It's been seventy years since Glenn Miller vanished over the English Channel as he flew to Paris to entertain the troops during the Second World War.

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  2. Big Bands features Artistic Jazz Orchestra Sept. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    Big Bands and All That Jazz Society features Paul Martin's Artistic Jazz Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 in the Little Theater of Ashland High School, 1440 King Road.

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  3. Why the Detroit Jazz Festival pushes its boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Metro Times

    ... is this year's selected "Artist in Residence" at the jazz fest. Among performing in an acoustic duo and with a big-band orchestra, his trio with Garrett is the event that anchors the star down to Detroit roots. Garrett, who played alto sax with the ...

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  4. Carla Bley conducts the Charlie Haden Jazz Liberation Music Orchestra at the Detroit Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Metro Times

    Carla Bley is legendary as not only a pianist and bandleader who's played with everyone under the sun, but also as a composer and arranger for bands ranging from duos to big bands and orchestras. Crucially, she was there for many pivotal moments in music history over the last 50-plus years.

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  5. an American in Paris's Robert Fairchild to Tribute Gene Kelly at 2015 Pearl JubileeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Robert Fairchild is the latest star to join ROLEX's Career Transition For Dancers 30TH ANNIVERSARY PEARL JUBILEE: A STAR-STUDDED RETROSPECTIVE, slated for Monday, September 28, at 7:00 pm. Fairchild, New York City Ballet principal and the award-winning star of An American in Paris will perform "A Tribute To Gene Kelly."

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  6. Clarksville's First Thursday Art Walk to take place September 3rd, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    Produced by the Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville. With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

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  7. Classics at Cutting to Feature "An American in Paris"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Palatine Park District will show "An American in Paris" on the big screen on Monday, September 7 at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood Street, Palatine. Tickets are just $3 per person and concessions will be sold including popcorn, candy, and beverages.

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  8. Coachman serves up jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Featuring Jake Masri on trumpet, flugelhorn, and vocals, Michael Eddy on keyboard, Grahame Edwards on bass, and Tom Tinsley on drums/vibes, these seasoned musicians will appeal to audiences of all ages by showcasing a wide variety of timeless jazz standards plus originals. Representing more than four decades of experience, their unique blend of voice, brass, and strings will weave their collective magic through three sets of entertaining music.

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  9. Margaret Button: Facing the mystery of an old cookbookRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

    A few months ago, Shana Shippee of North Adams, the mom of a player in the Marty's T-Ball League, came over to my usual spot behind the concession stand. "I have to show you this," she said setting a book down in front of me.

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  10. Stephen Colbert Gifts 'An American In Paris' With His...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    Once a staple of bedtime talk shows, Broadway in recent decades usually has taken a back seat to Hollywood. But while it's unlikely we'll be seeing fewer movie stars anytime soon, the Gotham return of NBC's The Tonight Show and Broadway fan Jimmy Fallon - not to mention the ever-growing population of screen stars onstage - has seen an uptick in appearances on the guest couch.

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  11. An American in Paris Will Perform on "Late Show with Stephen Colbert"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Playbill

    An American in Paris has been tapped as the first Broadway musical to be featured on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." The cast and members of the creative team will appear on the late night talk show Sept.

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  12. Bandleader Maria Schneider makes her own magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Canada.com

    ... group of talented sidemen. (THE GAZETTE/John Kenney) You could say that Maria Schneider, the multi-Grammy-winning big-band leader, composer and arranger, takes care of business to support her distinctive, nuance-filled art. No more so than in ...

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  13. Paul Keller Orchestra Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Metro Times

    The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs classic, obscure and original big band material from the entire history of jazz evert Monday night. There is always good food and drinks at ZGG.

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  14. Brass quintet will get toes tapping at Marlborough Public LibraryRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Quintessential Brass will kick off the Marlborough Public Library's 2015-2016 Yacyshyn Concert Series Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. The group of five talented, full-time professional brass musicians will perform a free 90-minute concert at the library's Bigelow Hall, 35 W. Main St. Made up entirely of Massachusetts residents, the quintet members are Mike Peipman and David Burdett on trumpet, Robin Milinazzo on horn, David Lindsey on trombone, and Leslie Havens on bass trombone and tuba.

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  15. 'Sinatra Sings Sinatra' Coming Wednesday to Wolf TrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Patch.com

    Ol' Blue Eyes would have turned 100 this year. Frank Sinatra Jr. salutes his dad, performing hits with the Wolf Trap Orchestra.

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  16. The Global Jazz Orchestra: Global Warming / GlobarhythmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | All About Jazz

    One day, about a dozen or so years ago, a slender, unassuming Japanese man stood at a booth at the far end of an exhibit hall at an annual conference of the International Association of Jazz Educators . Answering a question posed by a writer looking for big-band CDs to review, he said, in halting English, "Yes, I am Akira Nonomura, leader of Global Jazz Orchestra, and we do have CD."

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  17. Award-Winning Triple Threat Entertainer Elijah Rock Shifts Focus To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Mi2n

    Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.elijahrock.net Traditional Jazz Pop Project To Be Recorded In September With Band Headed By Musical Director/Pianist Kevin Toney Featuring All-Star Musicians Greg Paul & Rayford Griffin John B. Williams & Terry Wollman Patricia Ward Kelly says, ''There aren't many real triple threats in the world. My late husband was one.

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  18. Artfully Edmonds brief: Tickets now on sale for ECA 'Dementia-Inclusive Series'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | My Edmonds

    According to the ECA, this series has been developed collaboratively with the feedback and support of senior services organizations, eldercare and memory care professionals, and arts groups in the Puget Sound region. The series opens in October with two components; a four-part improvisation workshop series, and a three-event film series that focuses on Hollywood's classic musicals.

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  19. Singin' in the Rain to Play Pace CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Singin' in the Rain is coming to the PACE Center Mainstage from September 25th through October 11th. This timeless classic is a show for the ages, and co-producers Parker Arts and Inspire Creative have kept the idea of time at the core of their production.

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  20. 10 things to do in Mississauga for August 28 to August 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | InsideHalton.com

    The six-piece group has been together for more than eight years and they play a mix of music including classical, popular, big band, Dixieland, show tunes and sing-alongs. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $5-$10 per person and $15-$20 for a family.

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