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  1. 4/25/15 Grammy Nominated: Gerry Gibbs' Thrasher Dream Trio with...Read the original story

    32 min ago | PRWeb

    ... drummer hailing from a jazz family (his dad Terry, vibist/composer/bandleader,played with Charlie Parker and Benny Goodman, among others), sought out the services of two of his favorite jazz musicians, his heroes. Pianist Kenny Barron and bassist ...

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  2. Tommy Igoe's Groove Conspiracy has new gigs, big plansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... night run on May 28. The son of the revered jazz and studio drummer Sonny Igoe, who toured with the likes of Benny Goodman and Woody Herman, Tommy Igoe got his start on the road at age 18 with the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Stints with Blood, Sweat & ...

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  3. New albums honor jazz great Billie Holiday's centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Democrat

    ... instrumentals. These recordings pair Holiday with top Swing Era horn players, both white and black, including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Buck Clayton, Ben Webster and notably her musical soulmate, tenor saxophonist Lester Young. These early ...

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  4. Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra gets jazzy at its final concert of the seasonRead the original story

    Thursday | Wenatchee World

    The son and grandson of clarinet players, Jeffrey Brooks grew up in Ellensburg listening to Benny Goodman and Mozart. Saturday night, Brooks will join the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra for its final concert of the season, bringing with him his jazz-infused orchestral pops program called Clarinet Monsters.

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  5. South Bay Arts Calendar 4/17/15-4/20/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Easy Reader News

    ... Ocean Diner seems designed to appeal to a sense of nostalgia. The soundtrack is the Andrews Sisters and Benny Goodman, newspapers on the walls trumpet the Battle of the Bulge, and the decor reminds us of a time when, though conflict raged, the world ...

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  6. BRASS Festival Reveals 2015 HeadlinersRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Fun Lovin' Criminals, Tredegar and Cory Brass Bands alongside the North East's own Reg Vardy Band, and a Benny Goodman & Glenn Miller tribute are the first three acts of this year's exciting line-up for BRASS. BRASS runs from Thursday 16 to Sunday ...

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  7. Exclusive: 13th Street Theater to Celebrate Bessie Smith This WeekendRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of any of those 160 songs. Over the years, I've met a number of jazz musicians who worked with Smith, from Benny Goodman , Elmer Snowden , and Doc Cheatham, to Bill Dillard and Freddie Moore. She was a profoundly influential artist--a singer of ...

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  8. How Lester Young Invented CoolBy Ted GioiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Daily Beast

    Not content to invent a much-copied yet incomparable musical style, jazz saxophonist Lester Young indelibly shaped American speech, too, from cool to crib to homeboy. Who is the most influential musician in the history of jazz? Is it Louis Armstrong or Miles Davis? Billie Holiday or Duke Ellington? Benny Goodman or Thelonious Monk? John Coltrane or Charlie Parker? Faced with such an extraordinary range of choices, I simply can't make up my mind.

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  9. CD reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... instrumentals. These recordings pair Holiday with top Swing Era horn players, both white and black, including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Buck Clayton, Ben Webster and notably her musical soulmate, tenor saxophonist Lester Young. These early ...

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  10. 'Lady Day' Billie Holiday celebrated with tribute and albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Examiner.com

    ... led her to Harlem, N.Y. when she replaced a singer at age 17. There she would meet jazz icons Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and Teddy Wilson. She also worked with Count Basie and Artie Shaw. But Holiday's life was one of failed relationships, ...

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  11. Albums honor Billie Holiday on centennial of her birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Columbian

    ... instrumentals. These recordings pair Holiday with top Swing Era horn players, both white and black, including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Buck Clayton, Ben Webster and notably her musical soulmate, tenor saxophonist Lester Young. These early ...

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  12. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Weiss: Rhode Island Can Hold Its Own When It Comes to MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Go Local

    ... the 1940s and '50s and has toured and recorded as a sideman with some of our greatest jazz legends including Benny Goodman, Bobby Hackett and The World's Greatest Jazz Band. According to Bellaire, Masso has also released more than a dozen albums as ...

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  13. Tucson Jazz Institute's Ellington Big Band to Perform Free Concert at Mesa Arts Center, 4/22Read the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... smooth and cool, then you'll want to check out James Chirillo, who's performed with Tiny Grimes and Benny Goodman." A part of Mesa Arts Center's robust arts education outreach programming, Jazz from A to Z is funded in part by a grant from the ...

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  14. 8 French Quarter Fest dance photos to tempt you to grab a partner or take a lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the 400 block of Royal Street. Grab a partner or just enjoy the dancers who do as you listen to the music of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and others from the '30s, '40s, and '50s played live by The Tomcats. A second line rolls along ...

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  15. Billie honoured on birthday centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Iol.co.za

    ... her vocals with the instrumentals. These recordings pair Holiday with top Swing Era horn players including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Buck Clayton, Ben Webster and her musical soulmate, tenor saxophonist, Lester Young. These early recordings show a ...

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  16. UCA jazz ensembles host ballroom danceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... past," saxophone professor Jackie Lamar said. "Come listen and dance to the hits of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington."

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  17. Music NewsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Examiner.com

    ... Can Do" and "Strange Fruit", and all of which have paired Holiday with top Swing-era horn players including Benny Goodman, Lester Young, and Artie Shaw. Another is from jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson, whose album Coming Forth by Day , takes a bold ...

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  18. New albums honor Billie Holiday on centennial of her birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... instrumentals. These recordings pair Holiday with top Swing Era horn players, both white and black, including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Buck Clayton, Ben Webster and notably her musical soulmate, tenor saxophonist Lester Young. These early ...

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  19. Bucky Pizzarelli/Ed Laub duo return to Watchung Arts Center, May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Jersey Journal

    ... the Johnny Carson Tonight Show. Hundreds of jazz concerts worldwide, including White House performances with Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra, and Claude "Fiddler" Williams, for Presidents Reagan and Clinton, add to the list. Ed Laub is a locally ...

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  20. The View from the Back of the Band: The Life and Music of Mel LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | All About Jazz

    ... Mel in several musical settings, including a recording session with singer Peggy Lee and as a member of the Benny Goodman tour in 1962. Even though he was a contemporary of both Thad and Mel, he recalled a similar joy and surprise when asked to join ...

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