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  1. Saturday Nite Live!! Kenneth AndrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    Kenneth Andrew first came to Japan in 1992 on the Pony Canyon record label, and has performed at some of Japans most well known venues, including Nippon Budokan, Hibiya Yaon, Fuji Rock Fest, and Zepp Tokyo. He is now bringing his talents to the Tokyo jazz scene, and performs soulful jazz standards in the style of Chet Baker, Gino Vannelli, and Sting.

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  2. John Proulx: Say ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | All About Jazz

    ... by Mack Avenue Records): Moon and Sand (2006); The Best Thing For You (2006); and Baker's Dozen: Remembering Chet Baker (2016). With the death of MAXJAZZ founder Richard McDonnell, Proulx elected to self-release his recording Say It . The recording ...

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  3. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff The Andover Shop, a Harvard Square salon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Boston.com

    ... Andover Shop. Davidson outfitted Miles Davis in his suits during his preppy, Ivy League days, and jazz trumpeter Chet Baker once called Davidson his best friend. To George Frazier, the Globe columnist known for his panache, Davidson was a man who ...

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  4. April 19, Vallejo A&E Source: Cap, noted horn player, at the EmpressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... Cap praised Phillips personally as “a great guy” and professionally for his “beautiful Chet Baker/Miles Davis sensibilities. And he likes my funky side. I'm happy and excited to bring that 'funky context' into the lush trumpet ...

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

    Tuesday Apr 17 | All About Jazz

    ... 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, Sonny Stitt, Herbie Hancock, ...

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  6. Danny Green Trio Plus Strings: One Day It WillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | All About Jazz

    ... and issued in 1995 as Charlie Parker with Strings . That offering is a masterpiece of the genre it spawned: Chet Baker with Strings , (Columbia Records, 1954); Clifford Brown with Strings , (EmArcy Records, 1955); 's Desmond Blue , (RCA Victor, ...

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  7. Baritone saxophone master Gary Smulyan lives his fantasy in tribute to Charlie ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | The Georgia Straight

    ... who played in New York also played at this club, so I got to see Stan Getz and Lee Konitz, and I got to play with Chet Baker once there, as a kid. "That was a big hangout for me," he continues, "and one of the most popularly played records on the ...

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  8. One of Chick Corea's favorite Philly memories? Eating ribs on South StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Philly.com

    Ask Chick Corea for his memories of Philadelphia, and the renowned keyboardist rattles off a virtual jazz history lesson. There was the weeklong run at the long-gone Cadillac Club in the late '60s with one of his heroes, Chet Baker, and a local pick-up rhythm section; the run with tenor giant Joe Henderson where he met longtime collaborator-to-be Stanley Clarke; the gigs at Pep's Showbar on Broad Street with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers; the early show with the original version of his pioneering fusion group Return to Forever, where the opening act was an unknown vocal group called the Manhattan Transfer.

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  9. Melbourne Fan Brings Historic 47-Year-Old German Jazz Catalog To AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "Jazz is an important artform and ensuring its history lives on is very important and bringing that history to Australia is a coup for the arts. Having a new Australian connection keeping the legacy of artists like Chet Baker and Archie Shepp alive make me incredibly proud and I am excited to bring these masterpieces to new audiences."

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  10. Rio Hosts Jazz and Beer Festival in Urca Today Through SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | The Rio Times

    ... Attendees can expect to hear inventive re-imaginings of songs by artists as diverse as Chico Buarque, Tim Maia, Chet Baker and Dizzy Gillespie. With the popularity of craft beer exploding in the city, craft beer festivals have become a staple of Rio ...

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  11. Rio Hosts Jazz and Beer Festival in Urca this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | The Rio Times

    ... Attendees can expect to hear inventive re-imaginings of songs by artists as diverse as Chico Buarque, Tim Maia, Chet Baker and Dizzy Gillespie. With the popularity of craft beer exploding in the city, craft beer festivals have become a staple of Rio ...

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  12. Historic 1920s hotel in Little Havana, The Tower Hotel, to be restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 25 | Babalu Blog

    Martin Pinilla and Bill Fuller of the Barlington Group, and playwright Juan Sanchez, at the Tower Hotel. Built in 1920, it's been a YMCA, a World War II hospital, a haunt for jazz musicians Billie Holiday, Count Basie, and Chet Baker, the Tower Apartments and the Tower Hotel, and, most recently, the home of an immersive theater experience.

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  13. The Little Havana hotel of many faces is changing again Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 25 | WFTV Orlando

    ... in 1920, it's been a YMCA, a World War II hospital, a haunt for jazz musicians Billie Holiday, Count Basie, and Chet Baker, the Tower Apartments and the Tower Hotel, and, most recently, the home of an immersive theater experience. David Schechtman, ...

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  14. This Little Havana hotel once housed Billie Holiday. Soon, you could stay there, too.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    The Tower Hotel's neon before the opening of Miami Motel Stories, a series of short plays written by Juan C. Sanchez and directed by NYC's Tamilla Woodard, produced by Juggerknot Theatre Company as part of an immersive theater experience that took place inside the historic hotel from October 26 through November 12. Built in 1920, it's been a YMCA, a World War II hospital, a haunt for jazz musicians Billie Holiday, Count Basie, and Chet Baker, the Tower Apartments and the Tower Hotel, and, most recently, the home of an immersive theater experience .

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  15. Jazz at the Library returning to ThornburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | Simcoe.com

    Very rarely will you be able to hear these four outstanding musicians appearing together to perform a program of creative jazz music inspired by Chet Baker. As Kevin Turcotte was selected to provide the trumpet track for the Chet Baker movie Born to be Blue , a certain amount of authenticity can be expected.

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  16. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Pete ChristliebRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | All About Jazz

    From the 1970s through the 1990s, the sound of Pete's tenor could be heard on television and motion picture sound tracks and recordings. The son of a famous bassoon player, Don Christlieb, Pete began his musical journey on the violin at age 7. At 12, he was introduced to the sounds of jazz through the recordings of Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, Zoot Sims and Al Cohn, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin... Read more.

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  17. Screening of First Person: The Oral History of Loren PickfordRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2018 | WWOZ

    ... band during the Civil Rights Movement. In the film, Loren tells stories as well about playing with legends like Chet Baker. At 72, Loren Pickford is still going strong, playing saxophone for the John Boutte band as well as headlining his own band. ...

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  18. How volunteering in hospice care helped me rediscover a sense of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Globe and Mail

    ... he, too, had lived a life worth describing for others. Another client enjoyed playing for me his collection of Chet Baker records. In his dim apartment living room, surrounded by stacks of well-worn milk crates and dusty piles of documents, which at ...

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  19. 4 Jazz Shows to See This Week: January 4-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Washingtonian.com

    ... represented by the pianoless Gerry Mulligan Quartet of the early '50s). You would certainly never mistake her for Chet Baker , with her forceful, harmony-bending lines and a low register that positively purrs. Nor is there anything cool about the ...

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  20. Bay Area jazz cats gave us some memorable music in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    ... music from swing to second-line to ska. Photo by Scott Chernis Erik Jekabson and his quintet will be part of the Chet Baker Tribute at the Stanford Jazz Festival on Friday, July 6, 2012. Lisa Mezzacappa, a bass player who is a ubiquitous presence on ...

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