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  1. Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra at Warehouse 2565Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | KAFM Grand Junction

    On Thursday, September 27th, the hippest big band on the Western Slope brings an evening of jazz standards and big band dance music to Warehouse 2565 as the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra takes the stage at 7:00pm. You're invited to the first official Oktoberfest After Party hosted by Palisade Brewing Company, Acme Healing Center, and Intrinzik! This will be a free event featuring a Palisade tap takeover and Telluride's own Joint Point.


  2. An American in Paris: The Musical Is Not Content to Be Simple EscapismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Slate Magazine

    If you're expecting An American in Paris: The Musical to be a copycat of the movie that inspired it, you can kiss those expectations goodbye as swiftly as the enormous swastika banners come tumbling down onstage. From the very beginning, it's clear that the city we see in the production is no idealized Paris where a cuddly Gene Kelly tap-dances in the streets for the amusement of little children.


  3. a S'Wonderful New 'American in Paris' Comes to the ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Advocate

    Reimagining a beloved film for the stage can be a challenge - there's the desire to avoid simply producing a copy, but also the need to avoid alienating fans of the original. But Christopher Wheeldon, the director and choreographer of the stage adaptation of An American in Paris, believes he and his team have made a version that the creators of the 1951 film would have made if they could.


  4. The South Florida Jazz Orchestra: The Music of Gary Lindsay / Are We Still DreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | All About Jazz

    If you're familiar with All About Jazz , you know that we've dedicated over two decades to supporting jazz as an art form, and more importantly, the creative musicians who make it. Our enduring commitment has made All About Jazz one of the most culturally important websites of its kind in the world reaching hundreds of thousands of readers every month.


  5. an American in Paris Comes to BroadwayHDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 |

    Arriving just in time for the 120th birthday of the legendary George Gershwin , BroadwayHD will debut the dazzling hit musical An American in Paris , featuring a live captured performance from London's DOMINION Theatre in 2018. The filmed performance headlines original Broadway stars Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan and British Royal Ballet dancer Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin along with a company of 50 cast members including Haydn Oakley as Henri Baurel, Zoe Rainey as Milo Davenport, David Seadon-Young as Adam Hochberg and Jane Asher as Madame Baurel.


  6. The Nash All Star Quintet Highlight October At The NashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 |

    October brings a spectacular lineup of concerts at The Nash as the popular jazz club celebrates its 6th Anniversary. Highlights include the 6th Anniversary Weekend, October 5- 7, with The Lewis Nash All-Star Quintet headlining the weekend's festivities.


  7. Jazz at Stanford this autumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Mountain View Voice

    Stanford Live continues to contribute to the superior live jazz that can be heard on right here on the Peninsula. Following its 2018-19 season kick-off concert with Charles Lloyd and the Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams, the performing arts presenters will offer an impressive combination of vocal, piano trio and big band concerts at Bing Concert Hal, Bing Studio and even Memorial Auditorium .


  8. Ingrid Michaelson Announces Tour for Christmas Album, Which Features...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 |

    Pop singer songwriter Ingrid Michaelson today released "Looks Like a Cold, Cold Winter," the debut single from her upcoming album, Ingrid Michaelson 's Songs for the Season, out October 26 on her Cabin 24 records. The 12-song collection, which was recorded with a 35-piece symphony to capture the warm and nostalgic big band feel of the 40's and 50's, also features duets with Leslie Odom Jr, Grace VanderWaal , Christina Perri and Will Chase .


  9. Stage Production an American in Paris to Be Screened At RST In JaffreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 |

    An American in Paris was first produced as a musical film by powerhouse studio MGM in 1951. It starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron .


  10. Jazz up your weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Kent Online

    World class jazz artists will converge on Margate this weekend for a festival which has grown from its humble beginnings. Originally conceived by David Mossman, it started out as the Big Sky Jazz Festival in 2005, and attracted world class artists and the area's finest local jazz talent.


  11. One 'American in Paris' is a Tony-nominated Utah dancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Deseret News

    As a boy at Sandy's Eastmont Middle School in the 1990s, Tony Award-nominee Robert Fairchild didn't tell a lot of his peers that he was a dancer. Dancing just wasn't the cool thing to do in Utah at the time, Fairchild said.


  12. The Lark Theater Presents an American in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 |

    An American in Paris is a breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar winning MGM film, and tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the 'City of Lights'. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin , stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography.


  13. Buddy Causey cashes in a second chance for some spiritual rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Daily Times

    Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. The Tennessee-born, Alabama-raised singer - who will be a guest of Celebrate Recovery at Maryville's First United Methodist Church on Sept.


  14. Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Damian Woetzel - Spaces - New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is a most impressive ensemble; as I listened to them play Wynton Marsalis's Spaces at the Rose Theater last Friday, the Vienna Philharmonic came to mind. Their playing has confidence, virtuosity, luster, and a wondrous sense of play.


  15. Love is Here to StayRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | Cincinnati Library

    Tony Bennett and Diana Krall celebrate their shared love of the music of George and Ira Gershwin on their collaborative album. The duet tracks include 'S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm, They Can't Take That Away from Me and Fascinating Rhythm.


  16. Jersey City pier gets jazzy with NJCU alumni big band, legendary Paquito D'RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Jersey Journal

    JERSEY CITY - A local college and a jazz star teamed up Friday night for an outdoor concert on the waterfront. The New Jersey City University Center for the Arts hosted the annual NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Concert on the J. Owen Grundy Pier in the city's Downtown neighborhood, sharing the stage with Latin Grammy Award winner Paquito D'Rivera.


  17. Kerns: LSO begins 2018-19 season with Respighi's 'Pines of Rome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    This year marks another in which the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra will provide a gala event, specifically spotlighting celebrity jazz trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis performing on Oct. 8, backed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. "The opportunity to present the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis landed in our lap," remarked LSO CEO Galen Wixson.


  18. Fearless Tour: a Ny Blog Wonders About laRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Huffington Post

    Here's a fun Q&A exchange I had with the 92nd St. Y's 92Y Blog in conjunction with my joint appearance there with Nora Ephron . Since no one actually lives "in" L.A., how would you describe your geographical relationship with the area? We have an open marriage.


  19. Tony Bennett And Diana Krall On Reincarnating Gershwin Classics: 'It Never Goes Out Of Style'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | National Public Radio

    Tony Bennett and Diana Krall share their love of George and Ira Gershwin with the new album, Love Is Here to Stay . Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption Tony Bennett and Diana Krall share their love of George and Ira Gershwin with the new album, Love Is Here to Stay .


  20. Tony Bennett & Diana Krall on Gershwin Duets Album 'Love Is Here to Stay' & Their Mutual AdmirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Billboard

    For Danny Bennett, hearing his famous dad Tony sing the tunes of George and Ira Gershwin has been a lifelong perk. "The great American Songbook was obviously standard fare in my household growing up and the Gershwins were invariably at the top of the Bennett family playlist," Bennett, who is also president and CEO of Verve Label Group, proudly shares.