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  1. RECORDING: John Scofield: Combo 66Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | All About Jazz

    ... and had a neighborly, relaxed demeanor when off-duty. John's latest album, Combo 66 (Verve), is an exquisite blend of jazz sensibilities, rock emotions and country touches. Joining John on the album are Gerald Clayton on piano and organ, Vicente ...

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  2. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Barney KesselRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | All About Jazz

    Legendary musician, guitarist, influential jazz artist, composer, arranger, session player, record producer, one of the leading figures in West Coast jazz, later delving into hard bop, Barney Kessel is now generally considered by fans, critics and fellow musicians around the world to be arguably one of the greatest guitarists of all time. Barney Kessel was truly everywhere as a musician.

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  3. "Jazz On A Summer's Day" 60th Anniversary Edition - 1958 Newport Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | World News Report

    ASHEVILLE, NC, USA, October 17, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / -- "Jazz on a Summer's Day" is one of the greatest concert movies ever made, a timeless record of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, with some of the most stunning images of live music ever brought to the cinema screen. Conceived by stills photographer Bert Stern and brilliantly filmed over three days in August 1958, "Jazz On A Summer's Day" provided the template for future concert documentaries such as Monterey and Woodstock.

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  4. Classics versus MathematicsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Laudator Temporis Acti

    "A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" . Looking back on my eight years of Harrow and Cambridge and judging them by results, I find that Classics have supplied me with a mass of interesting and amusing facts to think about, whereas Mathematics only taught me how to think on abstract things.

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  5. : CTI on BGORead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." The echo of Charles Dickens' famous novel A Tale of Two Cities is suitable to describe the climate of jazz when Creed Taylor launched CTI.

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  6. Greg Diaz and The Art of Imagination Jazz Orchestra: Begin the AgoraRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    At a time when many contemporary big bands are eager to brush aside the past and "break new ground," it's always a pleasure to welcome an ensemble that honors and espouses jazz tradition with no appreciable loss of savoir-faire or, well, imagination. Begin the Agora, the debut recording by saxophonist 's Florida-based Art of Imagination Orchestra, embraces a customary point of view that in no way encumbers the leader's resourceful compositions and arrangements .

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  7. Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet: Time Like ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    In the olden days of jazz, an album consisting of trailblazing instrumentalists akin to these performers may have been billed as and his All-Stars instead of a band moniker. Nonetheless, the Elusion Quartet lives up to preconceived or implicit expectations.

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  8. Amari medalist at Mid-Wach C eventRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Mike Amari of North Middlesex fired a 75 to earn medalist honors at the Mid-Wach C Championships on Tuesday at Townsend Ridge Country Club. Also playing well for North Middlesex was Nic Miller, who tied for eighth with an 81. Also representing the Patriots were Justin Marr , Chris Larsen and Luke Boccelli .

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  9. A Japanese Elvis play and a Rosa Parks-inspired jazz ode are...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Wadada Leo Smith, trumpet far right, and Oguri, center, in the premiere of Smith's "Rosa Parks Oratorio" as part of the Angel City Jazz Festival on Sunday night at REDCAT. On Dec. 1, 1955, the activist Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to vacate her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala., to make room for white passengers, thus setting off a boycott and providing essential inspiration to the Civil Rights movement.

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  10. Boys Soccer: Borgia 2, Helias 1Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | News Tribune

    The two teams split their pair of regular-season meetings. The Crusaders defeated the Knights 3-2 on Sept. 13 at the Crusader Athletic Complex.

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  11. Jazz this week: Jon Batiste, Gaslight Cabaret Festival fall series...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of jazz and creative music in St. Louis offers the chance for a close-up look at a top TV bandleader, the start of this fall's Gaslight Cabaret Festival, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, October 17 Since it doesn't seem to have been publicly announced anywhere else, this seems like a good place to note that organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, who previously was announced as performing Wednesday through Sunday of this week at Jazz St. Louis, last month cancelled a number of upcoming performances, including his St. Louis dates, due to illness.

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  12. Lauralton Hall continuing successful traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    For Lauralton Hall, competing in the SCC is certainly an excellent way to prepare for the challenges it will face during the rapidly approaching postseason meets. "The best part about the SCC is there are teams that always make you keep your feet on the ground," Lauralton Hall longtime coach Fran Pfeiffer said.

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  13. Tony Exum Jr.'s sound adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... or Fred Hammond. But if I'm not in the gospel mood, I will listen to Jill Scott, Amel Larrieux or Conya Doss. My soul-jazz bassist friend Julian Vaughn is always good for the "on the way to church" vibe. "Wish I'd written those" songs: Every song on ...

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  14. I watched all four A Star Is Born movies - here's the messed-up reason it keeps resonatingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Which problematic scenes get axed? Which anachronistic language gets updated? Are all the characters still white, or do people of colour get roles, too? This is all to say: Yesterday I had seen zero versions of A Star Is Born . Today I have seen four.

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  15. Second Annual Preservation Hall Legacy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWOZ

    Three Keys is the intimate music venue inside Ace Hotel New Orleans, a lively social hub with events nearly every night of the week - live jazz, DJs, pop-up shops, salons and creative collaborations of all kinds. Join the Preservation Hall Foundation at Three Keys at The Ace Hotel New Orleans as we induct Lester Caliste, Lars Edegran and Orange Kellin into our Legacy Program.

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  16. Boney James to return to NPACRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    Boney James will perform at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. VAN WERT Grammy-nominated jazz artist Boney James will be making his way back to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center for the second time on Oct. 20. James is continuing his "Honestly" tour in support of his most recent album, "Honestly." The musician said that when writing a record like "Honestly," he lets the music guide him.

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  17. Crusaders and Marauders boys' soccer programs gear up for regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Lucas Punkari/Daily Herald Joseph Takali of the Carlton Crusaders battles a member of the Yorkton Sacred Heart Saints during a game in Prince Albert earlier this season. The Carlton Crusaders and St. Mary Marauders boys' soccer teams find themselves facing different scenarios going into this weekend's 3A regional tournament in Warman.

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  18. String Quartet ETHEL Celebrates The Circus At BAM 11/14-17Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of them nominated for a Native American Music Award), performed as guests on more than 35 albums, won a GRAMMY with jazz legend Kurt Elling , and performed in 14 countries, 45 states, and 250 cities. At the heart of ETHEL is a collaborative ethos-a ...

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  19. The Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Celebrates 25 Years In NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the Foundation has focused on core areas, such as "The Arts," a broad category that includes arts education, a focus on jazz, and support to professionals. This also includes programs that seek to use the arts to help meet the needs of underserved ...

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  20. The Grateful Dead's 50 Best Live PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Guitar World

    ... styles - and always in an improvisational context. They drew from electric and country blues, oldtime and bluegrass, jazz, rock and roll, soul, funk, Indian, New Orleans R&B, electronic and classical music; nothing was off-limits. Each of the ...

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