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  1. Ramsey Lewis to Bring 50th Anniversary Celebration to Nashville, 4/25Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... recorded with London's Philharmonic Orchestra for the album "A Classic Encounter;" and in 1989, Lewis and Dr. Billy Taylor cut a set of piano duets in "We Meet Again. In 1995, Lewis launched the side project Urban Knights, in which he collaborated ...

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  2. Executive Diector Dale Lewis to Exit Usdan Following Summer 2015 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... James Galway, The King's Singers, Tokyo String Quartet, Earl Wild, Jimmy Heath , the Limon Dance Company , Dr. Billy Taylor , Dar Williams, Broadway stars and many others. In addition, in 1992 and 2002, Mr. Lewis produced sold-out Carnegie Hall ...

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  3. Clark Terry, Ebullient Jazz Trumpeter, Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... came up with his own sound in a junkyard with a homemade trumpet. In 1995, he described it on the NPR program Billy Taylor's Jazz at the Kennedy Center . "I made it from an old discarded garden hose - I had it bound up like a trumpet, with an old ...

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  4. Nearly two dozen cats seized from a Md. home, then euthanized touches off a furorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... author of the 2011 book "With Stars in My Eyes," the tale of her years promoting jazz greats Duke Ellington and Billy Taylor - disagrees. "They murdered those cats," she said last week, resting on a twin rollaway bed in her sparse living room. A ...

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  5. EDUCATION: Usdan - 1/25 Free Open House $100 "Early Bird" DiscountRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally renowned summer arts camp whose Jazz Department was created by Dr. Billy Taylor, will hold a free Open House on Sunday January 25 from 11 AM to 2 PM for its 48th, 2015 season. For more information, call 643-7900, write to openhouse@usdan.com, or visit usdan.com.

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  6. Review: Julia Bullock's marvelous San Francisco debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... Baby," which Bullock sang with such dignity and love and hope. "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free," by Billy Taylor and Dick Dallas, sustained those rich emotions, as did "Little David," the spiritual by Harry T. Burleigh. (All three songs ...

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  7. William Paterson Jazz Professor Nominated for Two Grammy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... First Flight and was the first prizewinner of the 2010 Jazzmobile Vocal Competition, judged by the late Dr. Billy Taylor and Barry Harris. A New York resident, McGuinness studied with Bob Brookmeyer and Manny Albam at the prestigious BMI Jazz ...

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  8. Russell House At Wesleyan University Features Music, Poetry and Book EventsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Soro, guitarist Howe Pearson and bassist Zack Rosen. They played music from Brownie McGhee, Redd Stewart, Billy Taylor and S. Friedman. They played to a full house standing room only. On Sunday February 8 at 3 p.m. Stephen Bennett will give a ...

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  9. New Recording: Jazz Composer-Arranger, Trombonist, and Vocalist Pete...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... First Flight ) and was the first prizewinner of the 2010 Jazzmobile Vocal Competition (judged by the late Dr. Billy Taylor and (featured as a vocalist as well) and Maria Schneider, appearing on her Grammy-winning album, Concert In the Garden. ...

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  10. Russell House At Wesleyan University Features Music, Poetry and Book EventsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Soro, guitarist Howe Pearson and bassist Zack Rosen. They played music from Brownie McGhee, Redd Stewart, Billy Taylor and S. Friedman. They played to a full house standing room only. On Sunday February 8 at 3 p.m. Stephen Bennett will give a ...

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  11. Eliot Street Soiree presents Emy Phelps & Darol Anger and Holiday Fiends: A Winter ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Duo with Mike Marshall, and others. He has performed and taught all over the world with musicians such as Dr. Billy Taylor, Bela Fleck, Bill Evans, Edgar Meyer, Bill Frisell, David Grisman, Tony Rice, Tim O'Brien, The Anonymous 4, Marin Alsop and ...

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  12. LIVE: Empire Jazz Orchestra with Claire Daly, Sharel Cassity & Ada...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Nippertown!

    When I heard that the Pittsfield CityJazz Festival was celebrating its 10th anniversary, I suddenly remembered that I had covered the anchor concert for the inaugural Pittsfield CityJazz Festival in 2005. Dr. Billy Taylor was the headliner, and it will be a deathbed memory that I got to shake the iconic pianist/educator's hand backstage and tell him, "Thank you fora well, for everything!" Fast-forward to today, where PCJazz has developed a very nice niche for itself: Bringing headlining acts to the area, while showcasing the musical and educational spirit of the community.

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  13. New Recording: Don Byas in Paris, 1946-54Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... initially to Europe with Don Redman's band in 1946 but left the band late in the year along with pianist Billy Taylor and a handful of other musicians to remain behind in Paris. The city was too exciting and welcoming. [Above, Don Redman] Billy ...

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  14. Reunion helps raise funds for Music Inn online archiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... series on the Inn that was filmed by WorkshopLive TV and features interviews with Rothstein, jazz pianist Dr. Billy Taylor and photographer Lee Everett. There is a page on the website inviting former patrons of the Inn to recount their experiences, ...

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  15. Reunion helps raise funds for Music Inn online archiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... series on the Inn that was filmed by WorkshopLive TV and features interviews with Rothstein, jazz pianist Dr. Billy Taylor and photographer Lee Everett. There is a page on the website inviting former patrons of the Inn to recount their experiences, ...

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  16. Jazzmobile, Inc. Presents its 50th Anniversary ConcertRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 11, 2014 - NEW YORK -- HARLEM, USA, September 24, 2014 - When Jazzmobile Founders Dr. Billy Taylor and Daphne Arnstein created Jazzmobile in 1964, they knew it was the right time for the community and the music to bring high-quality free concerts and education programs to the residents of Harlem. Over the years, with the talents and skills of jazz greats such as Jimmy Heath; innovative and cutting edge performance and education programs were established.

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  17. Review: Christian Sands at Jazz Kitchen APA Jazz FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Nuvo.net

    ... and a drummer as a member of the widely-traveled Christian McBride Trio, and as a protA gA of Dr. Billy Taylor, his meditative to jaunty "Lonesome Lover" was a fitting tribute to his mentor through an arc that meandered its way back to ...

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  18. JazzSet Signs OffRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Newport Jazz, Mount Hood and Detroit Jazz festivals. We also share memories of jazz pianist and spokesman Dr. Billy Taylor , who hosted the first NPR jazz program. There are too many highlights to mention in one program, but we do our best in this ...

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  19. From left: Stuyvesant Town and 1604 BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Real Deal

    ... in 2005, which has 1,228 apartments in seven buildings, and counts Mayor David Dinkins and the jazz pianist Billy Taylor among its former residents. A year later, Gluck refinanced Riverton for $250 million, a move that allowed him to recoup his $44 ...

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  20. This Little Underground: Orlando music from Obliterati to SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Orlando Weekly

    ... Music has moved a good ways since they hung it up, but their spirit of experimentation endures. Opening was Billy Taylor's Horses on the Moon , a one-man project by a former member of experimental Athens group Melted Men . As highly conceptual work, ...

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