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  1. 18th and Vine District to host Memorial Day weekend festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Northeast News

    The 18th and Vine District will be hosting the Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival this Memorial Day weekend, and a host of recognizable artists will be headlining the multi-day event. Formerly known as Kansas City's 18th and Vine Jazz and Blues Festival, a one-day music showcase, this year's incarnation has been re-branded as a three-day live music event featuring both national and local artists.


  2. P.E.I. composer featured in big band concert todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal-Pioneer

    Island saxophonist Barrie Sorensen will be featured at the Feb. 21 concert by the Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble concert at The Pourhouse in Charlottetown on Feb. 21. Doors open at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7 p.m. Sorensen, who hails from North Tryon, is a graduate of the McGill jazz program and an alumnus of PEI's fabled "Jive Kings". He is now a member of the Naden Band, Canada's Navy Band on the west coast.


  3. Jazz director no longer in tune with jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Border Mail

    BETTER TIMES: Former Wangaratta jazz festival artistic director Adrian Jackson with musician David Gooey in 2014 - one of the many artists he brought to the event over 26 years. The artistic director who helped build the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues into an internationally-recognised event has been dumped from his role.


  4. Paul Childers to headline combo Jazz at the Lake-Pint Jockeys...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    If you couldn't get enough of Pop/Soul/R&B musician Paul Childers at his recent performance at the Jefferson, you'll have another chance to see him next Thursday when he returns to Beaumont for Jazz at the Lake.


  5. Miles Davis Bonanza, and a Danish SurpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Daily Star

    The second evening of the Jazz & Blues Festival Dhaka on Monday evening saw a big crowd, as the rooftop of Le Meridien hotel buzzed with music lovers of all ages. Although the night's main attraction was an all-star celebration of the music of Miles Davis, Jakob Dinesen's tenor saxophone act pulled the biggest surprise of the night.


  6. an Unlikely Centerpiece at Jazz & Blues FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Daily Star

    The second edition of the Jazz & Blues Fest Dhaka opened in Dhaka on Sunday night, with an enthralling set of performances to a moderate crowd at the rooftop of La Meridien Hotel. After Armeen Musa, Gary Husband and Oz Noy Group set the festival in fluid motion, Indian composer-violinist Deepek Pandit brought an unlikely instrument to the festival's genre and proved that genres are not limited to instruments, nor are instruments constrained by genre.


  7. Chris Barber in WorthingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Hayling Today

    The Big Chris Barber Band return to Worthing's Pavilion Theatre on Saturday, February 4, with British jazz trombonist Chris Barber celebrating 68 years as band leader at the 2017 concert. Inspired by the King Oliver Creole Jazz Band, Chris formed his first Barber New Orleans Band in 1949 at the age of 19. In 1953, along with Monty Sunshine and Lonnie Donegan, he joined forces with Ken Colyer.


  8. Jazz and Blues Festival a tribute to Beaumonta s blues rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    From left, Anthony Alex, Levi Snowden, Bethany Steward and Andre Harness. Photo Illustration created Friday, January 20, 2017 Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise From left, Anthony Alex, Levi Snowden, Bethany Steward and Andre Harness.


  9. Jazz & Blues Fest from Jan 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | The Daily Star

    ... festivals have become fairly regular. And the first of the year is around the corner. The second edition of the Jazz & Blues Fest is set to be held January 29-31 at the Infinity rooftop of the Le Meridien Dhaka in Dhaka. Blues Communications is ...


  10. Ribble Valley Jazz Festival line-up revealedRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Lancashire Telegraph

    THE 2017 Ribble Valley Jazz Festival has attracted a line up of international quality, headline acts including Jazz Jamaica, Get The Blessing, Soft Machine, YolanDa Brown and Norma Winstone. For 10 years, the Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Club has championed jazz and blues music to a growing audience, establishing live music in venues throughout the Ribble Valley, with the festival now enjoyed by jazz enthusiasts from all over over Britain.


  11. World renowned saxophonist kicks off tour in Ribble ValleyRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Garstang Today

    The gig, on Friday, February 3 is being hosted by Geoff Jackson and his team at Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Club, who work tirelessly to support Jazz in the North, at the Atrium Cafe Bar, Castle Hill, Clitheroe at 7.30pm. New York based saxophonist-composer Seamus is recognised as one of the finest exponents of contemporary jazz, his music known for its sophistication, bold improvisations and sheer swagger and he kicks off his tour with Ross Stanley on organ and James Maddren on drums.


  12. Performing arts: Jan. 13Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Performing arts: Jan. 13 Performing arts events in the Mesilla Valley for Jan. 13-19 Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2ir9jcO Jazz p erformance : The Coolside Collective will perform for the Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo Road, across from Las Cruces High School. The Coolside Collective is a Las Cruces jazz band.


  13. Keep an eye (and ear) on adventurous Cincinnati musician Jennifer Simone in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    The smoke curls around her as she sits on the floor of the stage surrounded by empty brass dishes, frog-shaped instruments and noisemakers of various shapes and sizes, waiting for the right moment to begin. Her first song starts with a single sound.


  14. These four kings will jazz up your ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Imagine Nat King Cole singing We Three Kings to some improvisational back and forth by some of Canada's finest jazz musicians, and you get a bit of the picture of the B3 Kings. Known for their popular annual Christmas gig, with sold-out shows in Vancouver, Kamloops and other cities, The B3 Kings - actually four musicians, Cory Weeds, Denzal Sinclaire, Chris Gestrin, and Bill Coon - are making their way to Vernon to play some jazzed-up traditional and original holiday tunes Monday, Dec. 19. "I love coming to the Okanagan when it's all snowy and wintry," said saxophonist Weeds.


  15. Jazz Ahead Party Hosts Final Edition in Rio at Clube dos Macacos on Dec. 10thRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | The Rio Times

    On Saturday, December 10th, the Festa Jazz Ahead will hold its last official edition of the year in honor of one of the greatest jazz divas of all time, Etta James. To give this tribute, the evening will feature the special participation of singer Taryn and band, DJ Nepal and residents DJ Gustavo MM and VJ Animafoto.


  16. Record Producer, Writer & Broadcaster Bob Porter Publishes New Book Soul JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Bob Porter's new book Soul Jazz is a history of jazz and its reception in the black community in the period from the end of World War II until the end of the Vietnam War. Previous histories reflect the perspective of an integrated America, yet the United States was a segregated country in 1945.


  17. Ashley Kahn: The Making of the Miles Davis MasterpieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | All About Jazz

    One of my favorite images in the book is that close up of Bill Evans's note to Cannonball Adderley on 'Flamenco Sketches' where he doesn't write 'play the scales, play the notes in the scale' he says, 'Play in the sound of the scale.' This interview was first published at All About Jazz in November 2000 and is part of our ongoing effort to archive pre-database material.


  18. Hot jazz to warm up cold days in StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    STAFFORD Jazz Society is serving up a selection of crackers at its December concerts to ensure the year ends on a high note. On Sunday, December 4, SJS Musician of the Year award winners Matt Palmer's Millennium Eagle Jazz Band take to the stage at 7pm, performing classic traditional jazz.


  19. ADVOCACY: Path Ventures and George Kahn 11th Annual Jazz and Blues...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | All About Jazz

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  20. Jazz & Blues Vocalist John Minnock Releases Debut Album 'Every Day Blues'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Jazz and blues vocalist John Minnock announced today the release of his debut album, "Every Day Blues." Arranged, mixed, recorded and musically directed by Minnock, a resident performer at New York City's The Metropolitan Room, "Every Day Blues" is a compilation of the great jazz, blues, funk, and R&B music he performs at his live show.