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  1. Twinkle-toed Steve Clark is deadRead the original story

    8 min ago | Luton Today

    Steve Clark, the remaining sibling of the fabulous Clark Brothers, has died. He was 93 and had been living at Brinsworth House in Twickenham, the home run by the Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund.

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  2. BWW Interview: Tony Danza Makes His Return to 54 Below with Standards and StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    After a triumphant series of concerts at Feinstein's/54 Below, the one and only Tony Danza is returning with his cabaret show Standards and Stories. Tony will be performing six shows, February 24 & 25, March 17, 18 & 31 and April 1 at 7pm.

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  3. Hudson Supergroup Announces 2017 Tour DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | JamBase

    Four jazz greats who live in New York's Hudson River Valley have formed a collaboration entitled Hudson . The band features legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette , bassist Larry Grenadier , keyboardist John Medeski and guitarist John Scofield .

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  4. Twinkle-toed Steve Clark is deadRead the original story

    11 min ago | Dunstable Today

    Steve Clark, the remaining sibling of the fabulous Clark Brothers, has died. He was 93 and had been living at Brinsworth House in Twickenham, the home run by the Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund.

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  5. Jazz highlights: Zacc Harris at Reverie; Thundercat at Fine LineRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Star Tribune

    ... you have a choice of fine gigs on Thursday. Guitarist Zacc Harris is one of the more redoubtable figures on the local jazz scene and he's fronting a fine trio at Reverie. Across the river in St. Paul, the Khyber has the electronic flights of ...

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  6. Larry Coryell, "Grandfather of fusion,' dead at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Berkshire Eagle

    The Associated Press NEW YORK - Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the "Godfather of Fusion," has died in New York City. He was 73. His publicist, Kurt Nishimura, said Coryell died Sunday in his hotel room of natural causes.

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  7. Listen to Philly's basement dwellers cover their favorites on ACLU-charity compilation We Won't StopRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Poorly Drawn Records , the newly formed label from the infamous Twitter account "Poorly Drawn Bands," adds on to the resistance with the new compilation album We Won't Stop , featuring a smattering of Philadelphia's up-and-coming covering some of their favorite artists in support of the American Civil Liberties Union . Not unlike the higher-profile Don't Stop Now: A collection of covers , e ach track brings a raw and stripped-down feel to some of the scene's favorite artists from all over the expansive map of rock and roll, ranging from PhillyU faves Whine Moms ' lonely cover of Sorority Noise's "Smooth Jazz" to The Weak Days' almost Rosenstock-esque take on the anthemic "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers.

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  8. Salman Rushdie Extols The Immigrant's Struggle Of 'Lion': Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : On the final day of Oscar voting, the Bombay-born British novelist Salman Rushdie has written for Deadline a guest column on the timeliness and importance of Lion , up for six Oscars this Sunday including Best Picture. Often, when it's Oscars time, I don't feel as if I have a dog in the fight.

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  9. 'Oh, boy!' Zoe Saldana welcomes third childRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    Between Adele's wins, Beyonce's show-stopping performance and the political moments from Katy Perry and A Tribe Called Quest with Anderson .Paak and Busta Rhymes, Sunday's Grammy Awards were a night to remember. There was a sad note to the day, with the news that seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau died Sunday at 76. With the Oscars around the corner and much of Hollywood still focused on the twists and turns of the presidency of Donald Trump, here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts: The "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

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  10. The Four Freshmen coming to Red BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Red Bluff Daily News

    Singing with a harmony uniquely their own, The Four Freshmen have enamored listeners world-wide for 65 years, while gaining recognition as one of the most influential vocal groups of all time. Their tight-knit sound inspired The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson, The Mamas & The Papas, Frankie Valli and the Manhattan Transfer and they will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 13 at Red Bluff's State Theatre.

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  11. Reported Barcelona target Sampaoli offered Sevilla extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... or three weeks", Bristol manager Lee Johnson told Evening Standard . Who can fill Abraham's boots during his absence? Jazz Fusion Guitarist Larry Coryell Passes Coryell leaves behind his wife, Tracey, daughters Annie and Allegra, sons Murali and ...

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  12. Lovebox 2017 :: Line Up :: New Gen, Mac Miller, Kaytranada...Read the original story

    38 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... It's a total of $52.67 million over two years; for anything less than that, Cousins should again take it year to year. Jazz Fusion Guitarist Larry Coryell Passes Coryell leaves behind his wife, Tracey, daughters Annie and Allegra, sons Murali and ...

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  13. Jazz Fusion Guitarist Larry Coryell PassesRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The guitarist passed away in his sleep from natural causes in his New York City hotel room on Sunday, following two gigs at the Iridium Jazz Club that weekend. He played at NY jazz club Iridium on Friday and Saturday night, and had plans for a summer tour with his fusion group The Eleventh House .

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  14. Larry Coryell dead at 73; guitar great played memorably in San Diego over the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... again in 2008. Coryell's highly influential 1969 album, "Spaces," has long been considered one of the pillars of the jazz-rock fusion movement that soon followed. He stood out whether performing fusion, bebop and post-bop, or any number of jazz ...

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  15. What Do Actual L.A. Jazz Musicians Think of La La Land's Portrayal of L.A. Jazz?Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | LA Weekly

    As a jazz musician, jazz educator and sometime writer about jazz, I was surprised and compelled by director Damien Chazelle's ambitious attempt to have a layered discussion about the merits of jazz in today's pop culture, and the difficulty of trying to be an artist of integrity in the difficult rat race undergirding the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. It's clear from this movie that Chazelle is a big fan of jazz, and he wants others to learn to appreciate this worthy American art form.

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  16. Another month, another mockery: Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert harpoon Trump's Sweden gaffeRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    Between Adele's wins, Beyonce's show-stopping performance and the political moments from Katy Perry and A Tribe Called Quest with Anderson .Paak and Busta Rhymes, Sunday's Grammy Awards were a night to remember. There was a sad note to the day, with the news that seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau died Sunday at 76. With the Oscars around the corner and much of Hollywood still focused on the twists and turns of the presidency of Donald Trump, here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts: President Donald Trump gestures during his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Melbourne, Fla.

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  17. Yet more celebrities come out and say they believe the Earth is flatRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Metro UK News

    This week, an American baseball star came out and admitted that he thought the Earth was flat - and other players joined in. NBA star Kyrie Irving said in a podcast, 'This is not even a conspiracy theory.

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  18. Enjoy Big Band Sounds with the Capital Jazz Orchestra in April at the CCARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Big Band sounds of Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and Woody Herman are revived as jazz clarinet master and Benny Goodman alumnus Ken Peplowski teams up with the Capital Jazz Orchestra at the historic Capitol Center for the Arts in Downtown Concord on Sunday, April 2 for "Artie, Benny, Woody". Tickets are currently on sale starting at $20, plus any applicable fees for phone/Internet sales.

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  19. Larry Coryell, Pioneering Jazz Fusion Guitarist, Dead at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RollingStone

    Larry Coryell, one of jazz fusion's pioneering guitarists, died Sunday in his New York City hotel room of natural causes, according to his publicist. He had played gigs on Friday and Saturday night at the city's Iridium club and had a spate of summer tour dates on the horizon with his group the Eleventh House.

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  20. Everything (well, almost) you need to know about the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... and Amazon (7). "La La Land" is only the third original musical to be nominated for Best Picture, following "All That Jazz (1979) and "Anchors Aweigh" (1945). The longest 2017 Best Picture nominees are "Fences" and Hacksaw Ridge" at 139 minutes ...

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