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  1. Jazz drummer John Riley sets a 'blind date' gig at Baton Rouge's Chorum HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 | The Advocate

    Master jazz drummer John Riley performs and teaches throughout the world. His dozens of performance and recording credits include Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, John Scofield, Milt Jackson and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.


  2. JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... appeared on the show over the years as well. Thanks to Sesame Street, countless children were introduced to Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Mary Lou Williams, and many others. Our own Wynton Marsalis even visited Sesame Street a few times, playing ...


  3. UMW Philharmonic uncovers orchestral gems with Grammy winner Arturo SandovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and the piece that was never really played before." Even for Sandoval-who was a protA gA of Dizzy Gillespie and has shared the stage with Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle and Rod Stewart, and who has an HBO movie about his rise from growing up ...


  4. The Gaelic speaking slaves of 18th Century AmericaRead the original story

    Monday Mar 5 | Scotsman.com

    ... Gaelic speaking slaves found around the Cape Fear river. PIC: FLickr/Creative Commons. It was jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie who inspired research into the Gaelic speaking black slaves of 18th Century America who spoke in the tongue of their ...


  5. Dynamic Astros are the Warriors of MLBRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | Houston Astros

    ... hey bring to playing the game -- yeah, it brings home what a special game this is." It was the old jazz man, Dizzy Gillespie,


  6. Monk's TrumpetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | All About Jazz

    ... joining the Muslim Brotherhood, a radical sect of the Islamic faith. Sulieman previously played with the and Dizzy Gillespie were in the ensemble. Sulieman's most significant solo with Monk is on the pianist's original "Humph." A Monk adaption of ...


  7. February in Live Jazz: 5 Standout ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | The New York Times

    ... allegiance. On Saturday at the Appel Room, he led an intergenerational sextet in an investigation of Dizzy Gillespie 's legacy. The set included both deconstructions of Gillespie's repertoire and Douglas originals inspired by his famed trumpet ...


  8. Lehigh Valley Music Awards preview: A countdown by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | The Morning Call

    ... They are classically trained jazz musician Frank DiBussolo, who has played with greats such as Buddy Rich, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey and Bucky Pizzarelli, and the late Sal Ritz, who for more than 50 years played throughout the Lehigh Valley and ...


  9. Next up for JazzSLC - a string quartet? Turtle Island Quartet swings...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... a repertoire around Haydn and Bartok, the quartet's members have established a discography that swings from Dizzy Gillespie to Miles Davis and Dewey Redman. They'll play Monday night at 7:30 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center as part of the ...


  10. Inside the studio where classic jazz happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | NorthJersey.com

    ... room and notice the microphone stands and suddenly realize - hey, that's where Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk and Herbie Hancock recorded some of their finest work. They came here because of Van Gelder. They knew that ...


  11. Poncho Sanchez Fires Up His Congas For Some Latin JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    When Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band bring their show to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in the Virginia G. Piper Theater, it will be a night full of what the Texas-born conguero calls "the world's greatest music." That's how Sanchez describes Latin jazz, a sub-genre he attributes to the New York City meeting of conga drummer Chano Pozo and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in the 1940s, according to an official biography of Sanchez.


  12. Dave Douglas: from Revolution to RevelationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | All About Jazz

    ... to envision some different kinds of groups, especially this year. This project is part of the celebration of Dizzy Gillespie for jazz at Lincoln Center. Over a number of years Jazz at Lincoln Center has been opening up to different kinds of sounds ...


  13. Concert review | Columbus Jazz Orchestra: Dazzling guests pay tribute to jazz iconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | The Columbus Dispatch

    How many legends of jazz can you salute in a single concert? For the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, two will do. On Thursday at the Southern Theatre, the orchestra honored trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie and drummer Buddy Rich, both of whom would have celebrated their 100th birthdays last year.


  14. Department Press Briefing - February 15, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | State Department

    ... and saw these wonderful pictures of these jazz musicians who had played in some very interesting places. Dizzy Gillespie I saw a picture of him, I believe it was in Havana. So that was fantastic. Thanks for your questions about that to our expert, ...


  15. Gertrude Abercrombie's self-portraits show an inner landscape of anxiety, fear, and lonelinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Chicago Reader

    ... Park and traveled in highly-cultured circles. She palled around with jazz luminaries like Sonny Rollins and Dizzy Gillespie and was called "the queen of bohemian artists" according to Donna Seaman's Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American ...


  16. SPECIAL: Presidents' Day 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | KMUW-FM Wichita

    ... gets the celebration underway with music from artists who ran for or won the office of president - including Dizzy Gillespie, Fela, Ruben Blades, and Michel Martelly - plus Les Ambassadeurs (because every president has some) and Brenda Fassie's ...


  17. Yehya Khalil to perform a concert in Cairo Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Egypt Today

    ... joint performances with Rasputin's Stash, and has performed with Jazz music icons such as Oliver Jones, and Dizzy Gillespie. Khalil performed with Gillespie in the opening of the Cairo Opera House in 1989, according to Khalil's official page. He ...


  18. Lehigh Valley Music Awards announced lifetime achievement, other special honors winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Morning Call

    ... is a classically trained jazz musician who has played with has played with jazz greats such as Buddy Rich, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey and Bucky Pizzarelli. He plays frequently throughout the Valley - he gave the first solo performance ever at ...


  19. Just Squeeze MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... Nissim; Just Squeeze Me / Duke Ellington, Lee Gains; In the Melody's Shade / Tamuz Nissim; Groovin' High / Dizzy Gillespie; Echo of a Heartbeat / Tamuz Nissim; What a little Moonlight can do; Smile / Charlie Chaplin. This track appears by permission ...


  20. Jazz Ensemble Presents Winter Concert with Guest Artist Scott BelckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Westminster College

    ... will be joined by guest trumpeter, Dr. Scott Belck . Belck will be featured on several charts including Dizzy Gillespie's "Manteca" and Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine." Belck currently serves at the director of jazz studies, the division head of ...