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  1. Les DeMerleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | All About Jazz

    Long at the forefront of modern jazz drumming, drummer, clinician and band leader Les DeMerle toured and recorded with the Harry James Big Band from 1970 to 1982. One of those recordings, 'King James Version' won a Grammy Award.

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  2. Harry James PeabodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    Harry James Peabody was a loving husband, father and grandfather - an artist, history buff and ballplayer. His quick wit and contagious laugh were unpretentious glimpses of warmth and wicked intelligence.

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  3. Local musicians to pay tribute to Big Band legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | My Manitoba.com

    Fans of Big Band music and the great performers of yesterday will be able to see and hear the next best thing this weekend, as local musicians take on the roles of Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw and Helen Forrest on stage. The Murray Riddell Big Band will perform a concert called Big Band Hits tonight as part of the Manitoba Seniors Music Festival, which is on now until the end of the month.

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  4. Ready to Count Us In, 500,000 students singRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Wingham Chronicle

    ... penned by five talented students from across Australia, who were mentored by singer, trumpeter and jazz musician Harry James Angus from The Cat Empire. Harry James Angus has been passionate about music, from a very young age, when he was a member of ...

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  5. Swing Time Big BandRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | City of Temple

    ... repertoire of chart topping original jazz and swing music. The timeless tunes from Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Harry James, Benny Goodman and other icons join with contemporary selections from Tower of Power, Stevie Wonder and more! Come to dance, ...

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  6. Herb Alpert: Still the man with a golden hornRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... (think: "This Guy's in Love With You") comes over the phone from his home in Los Angeles: "Earlier on, it was Harry James, and a little bit of classical. I remember Bolero by Ravel. Later, when I was 16 or 18, it was a jazz period, with Louis ...

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  7. the war was in the future and lucky strike green had not gone to war yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    ... Rogers and Astaire, James Cagney, The Marx Bros. Artie Shaw,Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and Harry James. Wow. What a time. I would guess that most folks were working, those who still had jobs anyway, so all these many years later, I ...

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  8. At 79, Music Legend Herb Alpert Still Driven By His Love Of PlayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | CTNow.com

    ... background before I got corrupted by jazz. So my first record that I ever bought could have been something by Harry James. Q: I thought it was interesting that you are also an accomplished sculptor and painter. That, along with your music and drive, ...

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  9. September songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Warwick Advertiser

    ... stages with legendary entertainers like Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. In addition to singing with the famous Harry James orchestra, Wells sang with the Sammy Kaye orchestra and has also appeared on the Johnny Carson Tonight Show. All of the band ...

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  10. Tuning Up: music on the Island for Labor Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Shelter Island Reporter

    I caught a bit of Joe Lauro's "Jazz in the Movies" at last week's opening of the Shelter Island Jazz Fest and I have to say my favorite clip was an absolutely crushing version of "Swing, Swing, Swing!" from the Benny Goodman Orchestra that included Harry James , Teddy Wilson , Lionel Hampton and Gene Krupa .

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  11. Glenn Miller Orchestra to play Redlands BowlRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... by Miller himself, but stretch out from time to time and explore pieces by band leaders Benny Goodman and Harry James; or one of Hilscher's specialties, Frank Sinatra. The original Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed when the former University of ...

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  12. Air Force Band conductor to perform at senior centerRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Aug. 21 concert will be Dick Adams, former conductor of the United States Air Force Band. Adams, 94, played with Harry James and Bob Crosby and was a major league baseball player for the old Philadelphia Athletics in the late 1940s. The band is made ...

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  13. Garry Brown: Sax great Phil Woods brings music home to SpringfieldRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... led by Phil Woods , a baby-faced junior with slicked-back hair parted in the middle. When the band swung into a Harry James hit called "The Music Makers," the audience knew what was coming - a solo by Phil on the alto sax. He delivered, big time. ...

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

    Jul 8, 2014 | 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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  15. Concert review: Minnesota Orchestra kicks off Sommerfest with flavors of AmericaRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2014 | 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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  16. EVENT: Stephanie Jordan Performs with Chesapeake Orchestra for July 4 River Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | 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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  17. Texas Rose Fest blends art, music & a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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