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  1. The San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Jazz @ The Jacobs and City Lights SeriesRead the original story

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... saxophone and highly sought-after bassist Anna Butters. The season closes on April 20 with "Freedom Writer: An Art Blakey Centennial Celebration." This concert will feature alumni members of Blakey's past ensembles: Donald Brown, Billy Pierce, Brian ...

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  2. A son reflects on his father's sacrificesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The York Daily Record

    ... making up melodies as he did chores. He loved the old guys - Miles and Bird and Coltrane and Dexter Gordon and Art Blakey and Horace Silver. Those guys played the music of the gods. Lew would spend hours hanging out with his friend, Torling Ritter, ...

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  3. Part of the grand inventoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | San Diego Reader

    ... kept. Herring has outlived most all of his employers, luminous jazz stars such as Cedar Walton, Freddie Hubbard, Art Blakey, Nat Adderley, and Dizzy Gillespie. But Herring was born during jazz music's last gasp, the mid-1960s. He came of age well ...

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  4. Globe Magazine Playing piano at Dana-Farber, he sees improvisation is not just for jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Boston.com

    ... the opportunity to make my music mean something more. Music can soothe, transport, refresh, and, as the drummer Art Blakey used to say, "wash away the dust of everyday life." I've spent uncountable anxious hours worrying about much less serious ...

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  5. Jesse McBride [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | WWOZ

    ... at 8p and 9:30p. McBride, a talented and adventurous pianist and bandleader, is often compared to the late Art Blakey for his determination to encourage and develop young talent. More free concerts this week : Shamarr Allen and Robin Barnes & the ...

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  6. Video only: Jesse McBride & the Next GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | WWOZ

    ... the earlier show. Jesse McBride, a talented and adventurous pianist and bandleader, is often compared to the late Art Blakey for his determination to encourage and develop young talent. Originally from Houston, McBride started playing music on ...

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  7. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Buster WilliamsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... artist whose playing knows no limits. He has played, recorded and collaborated with jazz giants such as Art Blakey, Betty Carter, Carmen McRae, Chet Baker, Chick Corea, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Heath, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Gene Ammons, ...

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  8. How jazz pianist Fred Hersch persevered, learned to let goRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Morning Call

    ... among jazz heavyweights, hanging out and eventually playing at Bradley's. Jazz greats such as Charles Mingus and Art Blakey came to shows at the jazz bar. "It was really kind of this oral tradition where stuff was just passed on," Hersch says. "You ...

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  9. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Cecil TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... Read more. I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were Art ...

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  10. Martin Blume / Tobias Delius / Achim Kaufmann / Dieter Manderscheid: Frames and TerrainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... imagination. I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were Art ...

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  11. Goldbug: NaacalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... Dejha Ti: voice. I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were ...

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  12. 7 Mile House Jazz Festival 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... and Gelb Music. I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were ...

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  13. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Dave DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... Read more. I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were Art ...

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  14. Peripheral Vision: More Songs About Error And ShameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... Click Bait. I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were Art ...

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  15. The Heavyweights Brass Band: This CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... vocals (6); I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were Art ...

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  16. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton At Yoshi'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... night indeed. I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were Art ...

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  17. View Thierry Deneux's All About Jazz profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | All About Jazz

    I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia took us to his concert, it was magical! The best Jazz shows I ever attended were Art Blakey, Michel ...

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  18. Read "Kraak Festival 2018" reviewed byRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... ph: Lyse Ishimwe I love Jazz because of its freedom. I was first exposed to jazz in my teenager years. I have met Art Blakey in Juan-les-Pins, my drum teacher Orphelia

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  19. Josh Walker Steps UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | New Haven Independent

    ... to write my own stuff." Tuesday's set, Walker explained, would feature Jimmy Van Heusen's "Like Someone in Love," Art Blakey's "The End of a Love Affair," Joe Henderson's "Jinrikisha," Billy Strayhorn's "Isfahan" from Duke Ellington's Far East Suite ...

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  20. Jazz chanteuse Laila Biali cements her Bay Area breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    ... a performance by the brilliant pianist/keyboardist Geoffrey Keezer, who got his start as a teenager playing with Art Blakey and went on to tour and record extensively with Christian McBride. "The thing that grabbed me is that he started playing ...

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