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  1. Indian Hill MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Shirley Oracle

    ... musicians. Indian Hill's Camilla Blackman Hall and the Kalliroscope Gallery in Groton are home to nine more chamber and jazz concerts during the year, as well as a series of 20 "Bach's Lunch" concerts and 13 community concerts, all offered for free. ...

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  2. Moving tribute as Lancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra bids farewell to...Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    THE musical director of the Lancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra, Stuart Grills, will make his final bow with a moving tribute to his predecessor Alan Tomlinson, who died last month, at a special concert in the Ribble Valley on Sunday. Grills, from Darwen, joined the orchestra as a young trumpet player in the 1970s - and the show - at Clitheroe's Grand Theatre - will be his last as the band's musical director after 25 years in charge.

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  3. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here's the latest wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * Jazz St. Louis has planted a Rose outside their box office, as a photo of the late Barbara Rose has been hung there for all visitors to JSL's recently renovated headquarters to see. Rose, who started the "Just Jazz" series at the Majestic Hotel that eventually became Jazz at the Bistro and subsequently led to the incorporation of Jazz St. Louis, was celebrated along with JSL's other founders at a luncheon held Tuesday at the Bistro.

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  4. Jazz vocalist Akua Allrich does some soul searchingRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... And that title feels more than a little declarative considering how closely Allrich is associated with Washington's jazz scene. With a voice that's bright and fluid, the District native has earned a reputation for bringing a distinctive warmth to ...

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  5. Music Review: "Alerado (Take 2)" by Duke Ellington & His OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mother Jones

    Liner notes: Get your cool on, '70s style, with a swinging mix of lounge organ, breezy flute, and brassy orchestral flourishes. Finger snapping encouraged.

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  6. Almanac for Friday, July 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include Welsh poet/writer William Henry Davies in 1871; actor/singer/composer George M. Cohan in 1878; Czech novelist Franz Kafka in 1883; actor George Sanders in 1906; journalist/columnist Dorothy Kilgallen in 1913; Jerry Gray, bandleader/arranger for Glenn Miller, in 1915; English filmmaker Ken Russell in 1927; jazz clarinetist Pete Fountain in 1930 ; English playwright Tom Stoppard in 1937 ; singer Fontella Bass in 1940; former Polish Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek in 1940, ; celebrity attorney Gloria Allred in 1941 ; humorist Dave Barry in 1947 ; actor Betty Buckley in 1947 ; overthrown Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier in 1951; talk show host Montel Williams in 1956 ; pop singer Laura Branigan in 1957; actor Tom Cruise in 1962 ; actor Thomas Gibson in 1962 ; actor Yeardley Smith in 1964 ; actor/singer Audra ... (more)

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  7. Amy Winehouse documentary wins raves but angers familyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... producers Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi, musician Bey (the former Mos Def) and Bennett, who calls Winehouse "the truest jazz singer I ever heard." Kapadia said the range of Winehouse's famous fans is a sign of her musical stature and ability to feel ...

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  8. Highlights of Love Supreme's Saturday programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Argus

    ORIGINALLY the frontwoman of 1970s funk band Rufus, Chaka Khan built a hugely successful solo career in the 1980s with the help of producer Quincy Jones, Prince, who penned her first hit I Feel For You, and her signature stuttering introduction. FOLLOWING on from his 2014 release All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller, the composer of the soundtrack to Oscar-winner Selma takes the music of the legendary jazz entertainer on the road.

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  9. Johnny Hartman -- Mellow MoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    Jazz in all its rich variety encompasses all the colors from deepest blue to piercing red. For this particular section of Building a Jazz Library, we've selected a handful of recordings which you might color green: green for go, green for growth.

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  10. Arlene Phillips on why Judy Garland remains such an icon almost 50 years after her death.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Argus

    SINCE her death at the age of 47, the tragedy of Judy Garland has dominated her depiction in popular culture. Shows like End Of The Rainbow and The Judy Monologues focused on the former child star's final years, as substance abuse began to take over her life.

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  11. NewsThe Rolling Stones say they're 'not interested' in splitting up at launch of new exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NME

    ... said: "I've had to get things from other people." Drummer Charlie Watts said: "I have a collection, but it's mainly jazz. I've got more stuff on Louis Armstrong than on The Rolling Stones." Richards said that the guitar he played on the band's 1969 ...

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  12. Bumper line-up as Beaminster Festival continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bridportnews.co.uk

    ... Brubeck Quartet and the Glenn Miller Orchestra will also be in action, with vocalists helping to provide a traditional jazz band item with a surprise for the audience. Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must ...

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  13. Van Morrison headlining Love Supreme Jazz Festival on Sunday. Credit Mike BurnellRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Argus

    AHEAD of a show at the Southbank's Purcell Room on Monday Martha D Lewis introduces her new time-travelling show, which moves from the origins of Greek underground music Rembeitko in the 1910s up to her critically acclaimed album Homage To Roza. Glynde Place, Glynde, Friday, July 3, to Sunday, July 5, tickets from A 126.50/A 77 weekend, A 66/A 33 day, www.lovesupremefestival.com CHAKA Khan and Van Morrison head up the green field jazz festival, with support from Lisa Stansfield, Candi Staton and Hugh Masekela.

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  14. How photographing Montreux went from lax to exactRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Swissinfo

    ... went from lax to exact Marianne Burkhardt 03. July 2015 - 11:00 In over three decades of photographing the Montreux Jazz Festival, two Swiss photographers have amassed thousands of images of the world's greatest musicians. But times and technology ...

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  15. At Yoshi's, only the sounds of silenceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | New Fillmore

    Aa Ss a gaggle of City Hall lawyers and bureaucrats scramble to sort out a massive financial debacle of their own making, the cavernous jazz club, restaurant and bar complex at 1330 Fillmore formerly known as Yoshi's San Francisco, dark for the last six months, isn't likely to come alive again anytime soon. The city of San Francisco has now seized control of the venue from developer Michael Johnson, who built the Jazz Heritage Center complex housing Yoshi's, 1300 on Fillmore restaurant, an exhibition space and a theater, plus 80 condominiums above.

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  16. Choir sings the spectrum from jazz to baroqueRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hereford Times

    ... choir are pleased to welcome back organist Robin Baggs as accompanist. After the interval, the choir will be joined by jazz trio The Spa Notes in a performance of Bob Chilcott's A Little Jazz Mass. This short setting of the mass was first performed ...

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  17. Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition: ViewpointRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    Drummer Steve Smith has a knack for separating his musical interests and satisfying his varied musical appetites through the use of different bands. But with Viewpoint , he works the inverse angle: Smith's passions and groups converge here, as his respect for the history of jazz, infatuation with sleek modernism, and love of Buddy Rich all inform the music.

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  18. Alexander Hawkins: Alexander Hawkins TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... ylor Ho Bynum); AHRA; Baobabs + SGrA*; Blue Notes for a Blue Note (Joy To You). John first fell under the spell of free jazz in the 1970s when he wistfully regarded the loft jazz scene from across the Atlantic

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  19. Jeff Denson Trio/Lee Konitz: Jeff Denson + Lee KonitzRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    While his tone is not as strong these days, his music is arguably more expressive now than ever. Heard here as a guest with bassist 's trio, he adds a new dimension to his performance, singing.

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  20. Concert on the Pier draws nearly 1,000, believed to be record, to see Lobo Del Mar performRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    ... be heard at 8:30 p.m. before the fireworks begin. Next Wednesday, July 8, the Dukes of Dabob will perform Dixieland jazz. The multitalented Lobo Del Mar will perform at the sixth annual KSQM 91.5 FM Independence Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 2:30 ...

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