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  1. RECORDING: Sonny Stitt: Tune-UpRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 29 | All About Jazz

    ... played the title track on alto saxophone with a ferocity and clarity that was jaw-dropping. Backed by pianist Barry Harris, bassist Sam Jones and drummer Alan Dawson, Stitt sailed through the song flawlessly. It was a happy horn, a flying instrument ...

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  2. The Ben Markley Trio - Original MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Denver Westword

    ... Matt Smiley, Ben will be presenting compositions that pay homage to abd draw heavy inspiration from Bud Powell, Barry Harris, Cedar Walton, McCoy Tyner and Chick Corea. Accomplished band leader, composer/arranger, and pianist Ben Markley is active ...

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  3. EDUCATION: Jazz Masters Barry Harris and Rufus Reid Featured at 2017 Straight Ahead Jazz CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | All About Jazz

    From July 17-21 2017 The Jazz Institute of Chicago in collaboration with Columbia College Chicago will offer five days of interactive explorations of jazz via lectures, demonstrations, hands-on clinics and jam sessions during its 9th annual Straight Ahead Jazz Camp . Designed for adults age 18 and up and open to the general public, the camp provides an opportunity for jazz educators, music students, jazz enthusiasts and musicians to immerse themselves in the scholarship and performance of jazz.

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  4. Music Industry: Jazz Cultural Theatre LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Back in 1982, pianist Barry Harris opened a jazz club in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. Harris followed in the wake of a long tradition.

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  5. Flushing Town Hall presents Piano Masters: Toshiko Akiyoshi and Barry HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Join us on Friday, March 31 as two legendary National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master pianists, Toshiko Akiyoshi and Barry Harris, perform together in a piano duo of classic jazz standards and original arrangements. Drummer Le Roy Williams and bassist Ray Drummond will perform with the pianists.

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  6. Cedar Walton and Barry Harris to play the AllRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | World News Report

    ... and Broadway in Manhattan. Mr. Walton will be playing a 9 foot Steinway Concert Piano along with fellow pianist Barry Harris with whom he is sharing the bill, on ( continue reading )

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  7. Jihye LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... aditional music, free improvising music and modern art. During her study she took workshops of Michael Brecker, Barry Harris, Mark Turner, John Ruocco en Deborah Brown, Korean traditional music workshops in The Hague (2002-2006)

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  8. Saxophone Maestra Fostina Dixon Blends Jazz, Gospel, Funk and R&B on Here We Go AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | PR Log

    ... and clarinet, Fostina Dixon has been honing her craft for decades as a guest soloist with Abbey Lincoln , Barry Harris, Earl May and the Big Apple Jazzwomen. Known for her elegant mesmerizing phrasing, she has also played with Prince, Gil Evans , ...

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  9. Josh Lawrence says farewell to Philadelphia with Color Theory shows at SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... to Philly to study at the University of the Arts, then spent a few years in Harlem, studying with piano great Barry Harris but otherwise, he says, "flying completely under the radar." His now-wife, graphic designer Ola Baldych, suggested that ...

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  10. Roni Ben-Hur Celebrates Baden Powell and Thelonious Monk at Jazz at KitanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... jazz and the realm of samba jazz. He has collaborated and recorded with iconic figures of both worlds such as Barry Harris and Leny Andrade. His most recent recordings, Manhattan Style (Jazz Heads) ( http://ja ...

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  11. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Eddie LockeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... musicians including the Jones brothers (Hank, Thad, and Elvin), Kenny Burrell, Lucky Thompson, Tommy Flanagan, Barry Harris, and so many others. He eventually formed a variety act with drummer Oliver Jackson called Bop & Locke which played the ...

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  12. Barry Harris On Piano JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Barry Harris is a seminal figure in the jazz world. The "keeper of the bebop flame," as critics have called him, Harris is committed to preserving jazz through education and performance.

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  13. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Ben AllisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... combining the music of Africans and Native Americans with some French influences. I met Dizzy Gillespie, Barry Harris, Horace Silver, Wynton Marsalis, Charnett Moffett, Herbie Hancock, Eddie Gomez, Ron Carter, Maceo Parker, and a bunch of other ...

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  14. View Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor's All About Jazz profileRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... combining the music of Africans and Native Americans with some French influences. I met Dizzy Gillespie, Barry Harris, Horace Silver, Wynton Marsalis, Charnett Moffett, Herbie Hancock, Eddie Gomez, Ron Carter, Maceo Parker, and a bunch of other ...

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  15. San Diego Jazz Festival & Swing Extravaganza bounces back for its 37th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    New Orleans-based pianist Kris Tokarski, a student of bebop great Barry Harris, is one of the performers making their area debut at the 37th annual San Diego Jazz Festival. New Orleans-based pianist Kris Tokarski, a student of bebop great Barry Harris, is one of the performers making their area debut at the 37th annual San Diego Jazz Festival.

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  16. Thad Jones: The Magnificent Thad JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... you! Personnel: Thad Jones: trumpet; Billy Mitchell: tenor saxophone; Kenny Burrell: Guitar (track 7 only); Barry Harris: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Max Roach: drums. I love jazz because I perform jazz music. I was first exposed to jazz when I was ...

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  17. The Old (Jazz) Masters, They Keep Getting BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The New York Times

    ... 1982. A concert at Flushing Town Hall on Friday, Nov. 18, will feature five such jazz masters: the pianist Barry Harris; the drummer Jimmy Cobb; the trumpeter Jimmy Owens; and the saxophonists George Coleman and Jimmy Heath. All are in their 80s, ...

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