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  1. Crowdfunding Campaign: Photographer Richard Corman Plans Roadtrip to...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... and video will be made available free on the Jazz Foundation website. The Last Note: Document 50 Figures in Jazz & Blues is available on Indiegogo until mid-September. Back This Project About Jazz Foundation of America Jazz Foundation of America is ...


  2. Ear Training Software EarMaster Gets Major 6.2 Update and Teaches Jazz SingingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | PRWeb

    EarMaster 6, the PC/Mac music learning app used by most major music schools, has just been updated to version 6.2. This free major update includes a tuned-up user interface, new sight-singing and ear training exercises revisiting the roots of Jazz and Blues music, and hundreds of other improvements to sharpen the skills of musicians. EarMaster ApS just released a major update for their ear training and sight-singing software EarMaster 6 on Windows and Mac.


  3. Hammond B3 organ takes centre stageRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Courier

    "It felt daunting but I was just blown away by the colour of the sounds and how many colours you could produce out of the organ," he said. "As soon as I played it through the Leslie speaker it almost had this three-dimensional sound to it and made it come alive.


  4. Backstage Heroes: Ms. Momo's Crusade for 'Not-Rock' in the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | KQED

    "You can see drag mariachi, and then two hours later you can listen to vintage reggae. An hour later you can listen to Balkan music," laughs Ms.


  5. First-Ever Lake Anne Jazz Week Begins at End of AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    The week-long event will conclude with the ninth-annual Jazz & Blues Festival at Lake Anne Plaza, headline by the Adrian Duke Project. The inaugural Lake Anne Jazz Week is coming to Lake Anne Plaza from Aug. 30 through Sept.


  6. Beaumont's Jazz & Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Lottie Davillier enjoys the performance by the Stone Cold Band while taking in the 10th annual Jazz and Blues Fest in downtown Beaumont with family Saturday.


  7. Blues and brews: Jersey Shore music and beer festival serves up Asbury ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | The Jersey Journal

    ASBURY PARK - Blues lovers and beach-goers spent their Saturday drinking craft beers from the West coast and relaxing in recliners across the lawn of Bradley Park in Asbury Park. The Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation held their annual Asbury Park Blues & Brews Festival from noon to 8 p.m., where jazz artists and blues performers could be heard from blocks away.


  8. Nothing cooler this summer than Jazz and Blues by the Bay, Coahoma to SonomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Examiner.com

    There are few more picturesque places on the planet than Sausalito and thus few better ways to spend a Friday evening than enjoying the city's Jazz and Blues by the Bay series. Set for 6:30-8 p.m. in Gabrielson Park, the series features top regional and national jazz and blues performers.


  9. Drink to jazz! Blues & Brews Festival to attract thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Jersey Journal

    Thousands of people will find out the answer first hand on Saturday, when the Jersey Shore Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation's Summer Series of Festivals continues its series with the Asbury Park Blues & Brews Festival at Bradley Park. "Our award-winning summer festival has been entertaining jazz and blues fans on the Jersey Shore for more than 25 years," festival organizer Dennis Eschbach said.


  10. Stage set for city's jazz festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | BBC News

    Hundreds of musicians from 16 countries are set to descend on Edinburgh for the city's jazz and blues festival. The festival will feature more than 150 gigs, with the music ranging from Mexican jazz rock to Mississippi blues, and from Italian super brass to classic Dixieland.


  11. Empirical headline Calstock festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Cornish Guardian

    HERE is an event you want to get in your diary right now the fourth Calstock Jazz and Blues Festival is taking place from October 22 to 25. Headline acts already signed up include Empirical, pictured, dubbed "the coolest of Britain's young jazz bands" by the Daily Mail, Norma Winston "there is no jazz singer in the country to touch her," according to The Times and Mercury-prize nominated Femi Temowo Quartet.


  12. Brian Ferguson: Summer of festivals nearly upon usRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. It is an odd feeling leaving Edinburgh in the middle of summer, knowing the city will look and feel a lot different when you come back.


  13. Public Enemy dad and son fans stunned when band join them for meal at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | IcWalsall

    Alan Thomson, 43, and son Rudy, couldn't believe their eyes when Public Enemy sat next to them at Moseley Park. A dad and son were over the moon when favourite band Public Enemy popped over for a bite to eat and a chat before headlining the Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival.


  14. Breaking sound barrier in Black Country librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Black Country Bugle

    ... anyone who drops as much as a pin gets instantly shushed. "But in the Black Country all that changes when the Jazz & Blues Festival rolls into town. The libraries will play host to a series of roof-raising performances of the sort you might expect ...


  15. Jazzfest 2015: 'Always A Blast'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    The local music scene has changed a lot in the 21 years since Rob Joyce joined the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society board. "At that time there really wasn't much choice between the types of music that you could hear in Sioux Falls," Joyce said.


  16. Sticky Carpet: More than just fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Music, money and politics came together in the best possible way this week at Fitzroy Town Hall for a panel discussion on applying for grants, which was part of the annual Leaps and Bounds Music Festival. Run by Music Victoria, the panel of experts encouraged and advised audience members on how to best present a case for arts funding.


  17. Walsall brewing up a taste for Birmningham jazz festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Black Country Bugle

    Jim Simpson, the Birmingham Jazz and Blues Festival Director, with a bottle of Billie's Brew, made by Walsall micro brewery Backyard Brewhouse to commemorate the centenary of blues legend Billie Holiday. Jim Simpson, the Birmingham Jazz and Blues Festival Director, with a bottle of Billie's Brew, made by Walsall micro... A WALSALL micro brewery is bringing a taste of the Black Country to visitors and musicians at the 31st Birmingham Jazz and Blues Festival.


  18. TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Wraps UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Examiner.com

    Earlier this week, the 35th edition of the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival called it a day. Ottawa's music lovers now get a one week respite, until the musical centrepiece of the summer, the populist Bluesfest, unleashes the city's unruly hordes on to Lebreton Flats.


  19. What is happening at CocoMAD festival in Cotteridge Park?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | IcBurton

    The family event on Saturday, July 4 promises to be no exception with everything on offer from hip-hop and reggae to world class opera. And this year organisers are introducing a new Circus Field, where festival goers can marvel at the stunts performed by CircusMASH, who are bringing their FLOAT! show to the event - then have a go at wire walking and aerial skills themselves.


  20. Wangaratta's broad jazz canvasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Age

    Esteemed American blues-boogie outfit Canned Heat is among the international guests goin' up the country for the 2015 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues. This year's broad jazz canvas sweeps from Jane Bunnett's all grrrl Cubano ensemble Maqueque to a deconstruction of the Finn brothers' catalogue by Emma Pask and Darren Percival to lashings of New York trumpet ace Dave Douglas: with his Quintet, in duet with Paul Grabowsky and with the Monash Art Ensemble.