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  1. Coming to town: Harry Connick Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Reiner asked him to provide the soundtrack to his 1989 film ''When Harry Met Sally,'' he won his first Grammy for best jazz male performance. His song "You'll Remember" for the ''Godfather III'' soundtrack won both a Golden Globe and an Academy ...

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  2. Dinosaurs and Osmonds lined up at Mechanics THERE is something for...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... a homecoming show from Britain's Got Talent and West End star Andrew Darbyshire and a concert by one of Britain's top jazz vocalists and radio presenter Clare Teal. Other great live music lined up are two of the country's leading tribute bands ...

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  3. Guess Who: Take a guess, win a prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... their music became "gypsy music." Django Reinhardt, a French gypsy guitarist, created a technique called "hot jazz guitar." Django ("one of the greatest guitar players of all time") played jazz with Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie ...

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  4. Cate Blanchett cast as Lucille Ball in Lucy biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RTE.ie

    According to TheWrap.com the film will chronicle Ball's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, with whom she starred on the classic TV sitcom I Love Lucy. The story of Lucille Ball has been attempted before with two TV movies: 2003's Lucy and 1991's Lucy & Desi.

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  5. Skateboard artists run riot in nationa s capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    There are actually jazz musicians skateboarding at the Kennedy Center and film crews shooting skaters in your backyard swimming pool. Both efforts are coming to the surface this week in our nation's capital, thanks to a special two-week event by the Kennedy Center and a short doc by Run Riot Films that's catching fire on Vimeo.

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  6. Paula West Performs for an Intimate Evening of Jazz and Cocktails at...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Kanbar Center is thrilled to welcome back San Francisco's own voice of soulfulness, Paula West. Hailed as "the finest jazz-cabaret singer around" by JazzTimes, Paula West's supple, velvety contralto voice and swinging soulful style has captured the hearts of both critics and audiences around the world.

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  7. The jazz road according to May and IslesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    What's in a name? Well, when you're called Miss Iles and you're carrying luggage labelled thus, airline security incidents can result, as Tina May and Nikki Iles have discovered in their travels as arguably the UK's leading jazz vocal and piano partnership. Fortunately there'll be no suspicious bags on airport tarmacs as May and Iles mark their twentieth anniversary with a Scottish tour this month because they're travelling by road although, as Gloucester-born May says, despite having spent most of her childhood holidays in Scotland visiting her dad's side of the family, she can still get the pair lost when they're working up here.

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  8. Two Armenian civilians injured as Azerbaijan violates ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Azerbaijani armed forces continuously violated the ceasefire at the line of contact with Nagorno Karabakh on Wednesday, September 2, a spokesperson for the Armenian Foreign Ministry said. According to Artsrun Hovhannisyan, Azeri troops first opened fire on the military posts and went on shelling border villages, RFE/RL Armenian service reports.

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  9. Joe Albany: Now's The TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... Records, 1976). Albany derived much mileage from this encounter as retold in the 1980 documentary, Joe Albany...A Jazz Life . The remainder of his creative life was less noteworthy. Albany was crippled by heroin addiction which dramatically ...

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  10. IS claims responsibility for Yemeni mosque attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - ISIS claimed responsibility on social media for the two suicide bombings at a mosque in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, CNN reports. The first attack targeted Al Moayyad mosque, a pro-Houthi neighborhood in northern Sanaa and the second bombing took place as civilians were trying to help the victims of the first attack, ministry officials said, according to CNN.

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  11. China holds lavish parade to celebrate WWII victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - China held a lavish parade in Beijing to mark victory in World War Two, showcasing its military might on an unprecedented scale, BBC News reports. President Xi Jinping in his opening speech paid tribute to "the Chinese people who unwaveringly fought hard and defeated aggression" from Japan.

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  12. Fall Movie Preview: Highlights from September-DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    This photo provided by Disney shows, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren with his Lightsaber in a scene from the new film, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." The movie releases in the U.S. on Dec. 18, 2015.

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  13. Cate Blanchett to topline Hollywood legend Lucille Ball bioRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Cate Blanchett is attached to star in an authorized biopic of Hollywood legend Lucille Ball that Aaron Sorkin is set to write for Escape Artists, TheWrap has learned. The film will chronicle Ball's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, with whom she starred on the classic TV sitcom "I Love Lucy."

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  14. Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Authorized BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Cate Blanchett loves Lucy! The Academy Award-winning actress is set to play the Emmy-winning, red-headed comedienne in a biopic that is being written by Aaron Sorkin, whose film credits include Moneyball and The Social Network, according to The Hollywood Reporter . The film will focus on Ball's life, including her marriage to Desi Arnaz, and their creation of the still-running, hit sitcom I Love Lucy .

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  15. 7 Painted Axe Guitars in Promotional/Fundraising Events this OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    ... their guitar. This is the third straight year the CCBBF has requested a guitar. Proceeds go to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation. The Mighty Mississippi Music Festival of Greenwood, MS, (Oct. 2-4) the newcomer to the Painted Axe ...

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  16. The Name-Dropper: Hinchliffe Stadium in PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Who was Lee of Fort Lee, Votee of Votee Park and Merritt of Camp Merritt? The Name-Dropper gives you the lowdown on some of the people whose names you see on public statues, memorial plaques, park signs, highways and even some local streets around North Jersey. Have suggestions? Email them to [email protected] and put Name-Dropper in the subject field.

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  17. Special Lecture on Dixieland Jazz and the Big Band EraRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter

    ... ng thunder. , join us for an insightful lecture when the Huntington Reading Group will re-introduce to you the greatest Jazz and Big Band Swing Era artists.

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  18. Jazz this week: Dave King Trucking Company, Gateway Jazz Festival, a...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Though it's still before Labor Day, the fall presenting season would seem to be already getting underway this week, with several noteworthy touring musicians visiting St. Louis, plus the customary variety of jazz and creative music from local performers. Let's go to the highlights... Thursday, September 3 Erin Bode concludes her two-night engagement singing standards at Jazz at the Bistro , and guitarist Dave Black and friends will perform at Nathalie's .

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  19. Cate Blanchett to star in Aaron Sorkin-written Lucille Ball biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    Cate Blanchett already has one Oscar for playing a Hollywood legend. Could she be looking for another? The Australian actress has signed on to star in a Lucille Ball biopic that's approved by Ball's children and written by Aaron Sorkin.

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  20. Chamber series kicks off Symphony seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    ... Leos Janacek's Quartet No. 1, Kreutzersonate; Beethoven's Quartet Op. 133, Gross Fuge , and, by contemporary American jazz composer-performer Chick Corea, The Adventures of Hippocrates. The Corea work was commissioned by the Santa Fe Chamber Music ...

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