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  1. Tribute to the Glenn Miller era with Bufton Big BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Bedford Today

    ... from Bedfordshire, surrounding counties and London. The young band will covering arrangements by Glenn Miller, Harry James and Benny Goodman through to modern day works and compositions of Gordon Goodwin, Rob McConnell and Bob Curnow as well as ...

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  2. Concert review: Minnesota Orchestra kicks off Sommerfest with flavors of AmericaRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | TwinCities

    ... the trumpet section and joined the quartet he clubs with (and the orchestra) for some jazz-flavored fare such as Harry James' three-minute "Concerto for Trumpet," a fusion-esque arrangement of "America the Beautiful" and a John Wasson arrangement of ...

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  3. EVENT: Stephanie Jordan Performs with Chesapeake Orchestra for July 4 River Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | All About Jazz

    ... pays tribute to the Big Bands with Stephanie Jordan and the Chesapeake Orchestra performing the music of Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and others. Also featured will be Victor Dvoskin on jazz bass and drummer ...

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  4. Texas Rose Fest blends art, music & a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... original music on a regular basis. "We became a historical landmark in April for (being) the birthplace of Harry James, the big band musician," said manager Denise Cassaday. "We got a minimal PA system so that we can run our own open mic or acoustic ...

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  5. Revisit Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... music of the Tijuana Brass. Jake's passion for music and trumpet is rooted in the brilliance of artists such as Harry James, Miles Davis and Chet Baker. A veteran of the local music scene, Jake has been a major contributor to the success of 6th ...

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  6. Review: Avenue Indy Jazz QuintetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | Nuvo.net

    ... have been gigging nationwide with prestigious groups for what seems like eons. Conrad toured with Ray Charles, Harry James and Maynard Ferguson and with Broadway show orchestras including Sweeney Todd, Barnum, Dancin', 42nd Street, Dreamgirls, Me & ...

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  7. A sprightly night with Mulgrew & Co.Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... in so many areas, I just could not buy her saccharine portrait of diversity and nostalgic jazz dancing to Harry James' big band. The last section had six of the company circling one another in clunky angel wings. Was this a paean to Angels in ...

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  8. Instrumental theme songs from the Big Band Era featured bandleaders' expertiseRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... featured the clarinet, Tommy Dorsey's theme ("I'm Getting Sentimental Over You") spotlighted a trombone solo, Harry James' theme ("Ciribiribin") had the trumpet front and center, and Frankie Carle's theme ("Sunrise Serenade") was a jazzy piano ...

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  9. DJ for A Day: Maude MaggartRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... comes from a family full of performers. Maggart's grandfather, Johnny McAfee, was an instrumentalist with the Harry James Orchestra and once stood in for Frank Sinatra as a vocalist. Both her parents performed on Broadway and her sister is ...

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  10. A little bit of this, that and a walk down memory laneRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    ... were almost all formed and headed by outstanding instrumentalists. Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw on the clarinet, Harry James and Louis Armstrong on the trumpet. Bands performed mostly at large dance halls like the Palomar in Los Angeles. It was a ...

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  11. Concert review: Australian band Cat Empire get Mosaic crowd up on its feet with feel-good tunesRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | The Straits Times

    ... latest album, and frontman Felix Riebl gently singing the opening verse. But once the horns (trumpetist/singer Harry James Angus, and sessionists Kieran Conrau and Ross Irwin), and the dancehall beat (courtesy of drummer Will Hull-Brown) kicked in, ...

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  12. The Cat Empire first to confirm presence at B'ESTFEST Summer Camp 2014Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | Nine O'Clock

    ... Ollie McGill (keyboards, backing vocals), Ryan Monro (bass and backing vocals), Felix Riebl (percussion, vocal), Harry James Angus (trumpet, vocal), Will Hull-Brown (drums) and Jamshid "Jumps" Khadiwhala (turntables, percussion). Their music was ...

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  13. Del Mar? You Bet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | San Diego Magazine

    ... in the track's Turf Club. And nightly singing and dancing on the club's patio. Yeah, Marge remembers that, too. "Harry James and Betty Grable were always there," she says. "And Mickey Rooney, Eddie Cantor and Georgie Jessel. And of course, Jimmy." ...

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  14. General Music Industry: Harry James: 1958-'61Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | All About Jazz

    In the late 1950s and early 1960s, right around the time that Count Basie's New Testament Band was hitting its stride, another band was also at the top of its game-the Harry James Orchestra.

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  15. Big Swing Band to make annual appearance Saturday at Lafayette Brewing CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | Journal and Courier

    When Mark Phillips was young, he put on 78 RPMs of Harry James and Benny Goodman, and he was immediately hooked on the swing sound.

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