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  1. Ivar Wigan's best photograph: Star's crumbling house in New OrleansRead the original story

    10 min ago | BayouBuzz.com

    ... Orleans: such crumbling, 1920s architecture is typical of the south. Star grew up in New Orleans at the height of the jazz age, when it was known as the Big Sleazy. It was a party destination, with people flocking to its clubs and casinos from all ...


  2. Theatrical Throwback Thursday: the Wiz Eases On Down Many Magical Roads For 40 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    In acknowledgement of the many exciting news items this week pertaining to THE WIZ, it is the topic of today's tribute. For every generation, THE WIZARD OF OZ holds a special place in each and everyone's hearts.


  3. JoAnna Garcia Swisher fondly recalls filming 'Astronaut Wives Club' in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    ... connected and enchanted by a city than when we lived there. It was a very special time for our family. "We would go to jazz brunches, and street musicians would play for my daughter. Mommy would have a couple of mimosas and Eggs Benedict, then watch ...


  4. Climate change nothing to scoff atRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Observer

    A recent OBSERVER opinion writer told us he doesn't "believe humans are heating, cooling, or in any way capable of changing weather." He attempts to marshal data in support of his "belief" and begins by claiming knowledge of a "chart of global temperatures recorded by NASA" and "published last year."


  5. Makin' WhoopeeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Eugene Weekly

    ... a hypochondriac; a wealthy one-percenter and his crazy kids; and a gaggle of other characters. But you don't see these Jazz Age musicals for the zany plot - it's the songs that make them memorable, and Whoopee! packs some doozies: "Love Me or Leave ...


  6. Counting Glaciers - Counting GlaciersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MusicEmissions

    ... to it which goes well beyond the possible categorisation into a single genre. "The Librarian" has tones of jazz with a distinctive Latin feel. "Lullabye" has a European folk motif made familiar by Julie Adams ' homely cello. "D Dance" reminds you, ...


  7. It's Big Bands week at SFJAZZRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band is riding high on the success of its latest release - Life In the Bubble - which won this year's GRAMMY for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album, and the performance on July 30th has already sold out. Swinging and sophisticated, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra plays the music of Count Basie on Friday evening.


  8. Very few pop stars can convincingly sing jazz, but they keep tryingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    There's a lesson to be learned from the bevy of outsiders, usually pop musicians, who have tried their hands at releasing jazz records, and it's a simple one: Not everyone is Lady Gaga. In fact, if you ask jazz historian Ted Gioia, author of "Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire," Lady Gaga is a unicorn.


  9. Glenn Miller Orchestra tunes up for NHRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Enter to win a pair of tickets to see Grammy Winner Keb' Mo' on September 5, 2015 at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom.


  10. One Man's Media: A cosmic Amy Alignment with a not-so-happy endingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... compelling. Truly, this July's Amy Alignment was one for the ages. , directed by Asif Kapadia, is the story of English jazz singer Amy Winehouse, who rocketed to stardom on the strength of her 2007 masterpiece album, paints a troubled portrait of a ...


  11. Elijah Bland Makes 54 Below Debut TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... world on the nationally syndicated Michael Baisden Show. He has shared the stage with some of the world's most beloved Jazz and Soul artists, including the late, great George Duke , Stanley Clarke , Gerald Albright, Will Downing, Lalah Hathaway, ...


  12. Jimmy James Plays San Diego's Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... selection of spirits, wine and beer, as well as a main stage with performers spanning the entire musical spectrum from jazz to cabaret to pop and everything in-between. Tickets are available at www.ma4sd.com .


  13. Beyonce Starring In 'The Wiz' On NBC?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HollywoodLife

    ... how incredible Bey was on-screen in the 2006 film, Dreamgirls. Glinda was originally portrayed by Grammy-winning jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater when the show debuted on Broadway in 1975. When it was adapted into a film in 1978, Grammy winner Lena ...


  14. a What Happened to Miss Simone?a among strong batch of documentariesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    According to the remarkable documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” we have Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music to thank for jazz vocalist and songwriter Nina Simone's blazing career. Trained from early childhood as a classical pianist, the then Eunice Waymon of Tryon, N.C., was in New York City with a one-year scholarship to Juilliard when, in 1951, she applied for admission to Philadelphia's storied tuition-free conservatory.


  15. Harry Connick, Jr. Comes to Morris Performing Arts Center TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Following a successful winter tour and his second season as a judge on American Idol, Harry Connick, Jr. previously announced a 20+ city summer concert tour that will include a stop at Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend tonight, July 30. Showtime is 7:30pm. The shows will feature music from Connick's vast musical catalog, including songs from his most recent releases "Smokey Mary" and "Every Man Should Know."


  16. Jazz great Diana Krall mixes many music stylesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and before the show, at Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000. From jazz greats Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole and Miles Davis to crooners Bing Crosby to rock superstars Paul McCartney, ...


  17. Gordon Lightfoot to celebrate 50 years in the music business with Kirby appearanceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    In 2012, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2003, he received the Companion of the Order of Canada - Canada's highest civilian honor.


  18. Pine Grill ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Art Voice

    ... Hampton's band. Phineas Newborn Jr., Calvin's brother, was a master of the keyboard and became a widely recognized jazz artist. Though they both took piano lessons at an early age, the younger brother took to the guitar. Every night throughout high ...


  19. Harry Potter Marathon continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... returns to the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. The Art Porter Players perform at the Afterthought as part of A Work Of Art Jazz Festival, free. Cincinnati acid-rock band Electric Citizen plays at Revolution with Enchiridion, Apothecary and Mortalus , 9 ...


  20. Dekmantel Festival 2015Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | XLR8R

    The heart of Dekmantel Festival beats at the Amsterdamse Bos. What's new is that our veins will be spreading off the wall music throughout the entire Dutch capital this summer.