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  1. Fishguard thrills to jumping jazz festival Fishguard thrilled to the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Western Telegraph

    Fishguard thrilled to the sounds of Jazz, blues and a whole lot more over the bank holiday weekend as the 12th Fishguard Jazz and Blues festival got joints all over the twin towns jumping. The festival attracted jazz luminaries from the UK and beyond with headline acts Paul Lambe and the King Snakes, Polar Bear, Jodie Marie and the Red Stripe Band attracting huge audiences.

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  2. Keb' Mo': Blues Meets Jazz in BluesAmericanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | All About Jazz

    My first intention was to make a stripped-down acoustic album-just me and my guitar playing some songs. But I couldn't do it! I love ensembles so much.

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  3. Tia Brazda to sing at Uncorked on Main Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | InsideHalton.com

    Swingin' singer Tia Brazda's sassy songs, pin-up girl style and slick jumpin' jive will knock your bobby socks off. With one foot planted in the golden era of jazz and the other in contemporary production style, Brazda elegantly segues from saucy to sophisticated with ease on her debut album Bandshell.

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  4. Weekend guide Aug. 29-30: Festivals, restaurant week and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Whether you like it or not the end of summer is slowly sneaking up on us. So be sure to get out and enjoy this beautiful weekend Weekend guide Aug. 29-30: Festivals, restaurant week and more Whether you like it or not the end of summer is slowly sneaking up on us.

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  5. Singing solicitor spurned SealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Press On-Line

    ... the Christchurch music scene was when she sang as a lead soloist at a gig held as part of the 2014 New Zealand Jazz & Blues Festival. "The idea now is to keep going and do a range of charity gigs," she says. "Singing is my first love and has been ...

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  6. Reaney's pick: Tom LockwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The London Free Press

    The only Chatham guitar hero to cover Robert Johnson, Del Shannon and John Newton and Edwin Othello Excell on the same album brings his fine and bluesy band to a Wortley Village fest on Sunday. The Lockwood Band's leader and guitarist Tom Lockwood, vocalist Dan Taylor, Mark Tremblay on keyboards, Mark Wolfe on drums and Brent Hunter on bass are among the acts at Sunday's Wortley Village Jazz & Blues fest.

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  7. Plenty to enjoy at 11th TD Pei Jazz and Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Guardian

    Cape Breton singer/songwriter Matt Minglewood thrilled the audience under the tent Sunday during the P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festival. It was fortunate the show was under the tent due to torrential downpours during the weekend.

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  8. Swingadelic to close out Sparta summer concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Sparta Independent

    Upright bassist Dave Post gathered his jazz and blues playing friends together to play engagements at New York City's Supper Club, Swing 46 and Windows On The World, the former restaurant atop of the World Trade Center. As the swing scene waned the band was able to turn to swing dance groups, concerts, festivals, schools and private engagements to keep active.

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  9. Jazz Festival to raise funds for air ambulanceRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Bexhill Observer

    This year's Rye International Jazz and Blues Festival will be supporting life saving charity Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance. Big acts from the world of blues, jazz, soul and world music will be appearing at the festival which spans four days and five nights from August 27 - 31. Wilko Johnson, former guitarist with Dr Feelgood and The Blockheads, who recently won a long battle with cancer, is among the headliners at the festival.

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  10. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here's the latest wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * Following up on a story first mentioned here a couple of weeks ago , community radio station KDHX this week has launched their fall fund drive early and with a bit more urgency than usual. A letter to the community from board president Paul Dever published Wednesday explains what's going on with the station in the wake of the recent dismissal of its longtime executive director, and why the need for donations now is especially acute.

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  11. Sean's new video captures a perfect lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Kiama Independent

    THE video for Sean Emmett's new song takes a spectacular aerial route, showcasing Kiama in all its glory both in visual and lyrical form. THE video for Sean Emmett's new song takes a spectacular aerial route, showcasing Kiama in all its glory both in visual and lyrical form.

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  12. Holly Cole, Matt Andersen to headline Wreckhouse festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Telegram

    Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival organizers were late announcing this year's lineup, and had been fielding calls from anxious concert-goers over the past few weeks - concert-goers who may just forgive them once they see who's on the bill. Joe Gibbons/The Telegram Local jazz and blues musician Brad Jefford will be one of the performers at the upcoming 13th annual Wreckhouse International Jazz & Blues Festival taking place from Sept.

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  13. Jazz, blues and more to kick off your weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Journal and Courier

    Jazz, blues and more to kick off your weekend The Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival leads a slate of new exhibits, funk-rock and more. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1NHMMPK Ned Boyd leads the Ned Boyd Quartet on the Blue Note Stage during the Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival in 2013.

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  14. 10th annual Jazz and Blues Fest around the cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Good times and good friends are waiting at the Uptown Jazz and Blues Fest. Plus, with hot jazz and cool blues, it's the perfect summer send-off.

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  15. Video: Bria Skonberg, the next jazz diva, turns up the heat at Morristown music festRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Morristown Green

    ... Township, in 2008. TOOTING HER OWN HORN: Bria Skonberg, from British Columbia, Canada, at the 2015 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo by Jeff Sovelove Bria will perform at the Central Jersey Jazz Festival in Flemington on Sept. 18, 2015. And in ...

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  16. Swingadelic to close out Sparta summer concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Sparta Independent

    Upright bassist Dave Post gathered his jazz and blues playing friends together to play engagements at New York City's Supper Club, Swing 46 and Windows On The World, the former restaurant atop of the World Trade Center. As the swing scene waned the band was able to turn to swing dance groups, concerts, festivals, schools and private engagements to keep active.

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  17. More Read the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | KXVO

    ... Hall in , graced the stage of the famous Fillmore Auditorium, The San Francisco Blues Festival and The Monterey Jazz & Blues Festival and covered several magazines including Billboard Magazine. Zakiya's voice has highlighted advertisements for Lexus ...

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  18. Sultry day, silky night equal another Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Morristown Green

    HEY, WHAT ABOUT OUR DRESS CODE? Bucky Pizzarelli, left, sans jacket and tie, at the 2015 Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest. Photo by Jeff Sovelove The always-dapper Bucky Pizzarelli actually removed his jacket and tie to perform at the fifth annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival .

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  19. Jazz & Beyond Carson City Music Festival continues with performance by Carl Sonny LeylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Nevada Appeal

    Carl Sonny Leyland, an English boogie-woogie pianist, is returning to Carson City to take part in the capital city's annual music festival. As a child growing up on the southern coast of England, Carl Sonny Leyland was drawn to the American music he heard on LP records.

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  20. 'Uncharted waters' warning for Edinburgh festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 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. ORGANISERS of Edinburgh's festivals have been warned to brace themselves for "uncharted waters" over their public funding in the next few years.

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