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  1. The Maclean's You May Have Missed List 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday | MacLeans

    Our newsroom dishes on the albums, movies, books, images and stories that flew under the radar in the mass of year-end round-ups The Internet may be a big, whirling, fragmenting place-but it actually seems like most people's best-of lists, when asked to name their favourite things in pop culture and arts, end up looking the same at the end of the year. So the Maclean's newsroom is taking an axe to the monoculture, selecting the albums, books, movies and TV shows that our writers loved-but flew, tragically, under the radar.

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  2. Best of 2014: J Hunter's Best Jazz Albums, Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Nippertown!

    ... Note recordings from back in the day. Whether it's on altoist David Sanborn's grooving "Delia," B3 master Joey DeFrancesco's bluesy waltz "You" or Hutch's own roaring flag-waver "Hey Harold," Hutch brings home the goods every time. Enjoy gives us a ...

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  3. AWARD / GRANT: 57th Grammy Nominations Recognize New England Conservatory MusiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | All About Jazz

    ... He received NEC's Outstanding Alumni Award in 1990. Drummer joins Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, and Joey DeFrancesco on the Blue Note album Enjoy the View, which consists of originals by the core trio. Also on Blue Note is pianist 's All Rise: A ...

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  4. FESTIVAL: Tucson Jazz Festival January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | All About Jazz

    ... album in history. Cobb will perform with the Tucson Jazz Institute award-winning Ellington band and the Joey DeFrancesco group at the opening concert (Jan. 16). He will be in residence throughout the festival and festival producers expect other ...

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  5. PERFORMANCE: Jazz This Week: Roscoe Mitchell and Craig Taborn, Joey...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | All About Jazz

    ... plus a whole lot of holiday-themed jazz, and more. Let's go to the highlights.... Tonight, organist Joey DeFrancesco and his trio return to Jazz at the Bistro for the first evening of a four-night engagement continuing through Saturday. DeFrancesco ...

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  6. Jazz this week: Roscoe Mitchell & Craig Taborn, Joey DeFrancesco...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... plus a whole lot of holiday-themed jazz, and more. Let's go to the highlights.... Tonight, organist Joey DeFrancesco and his trio return to Jazz at the Bistro for the first evening of a four-night engagement continuing through Saturday. DeFrancesco ...

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  7. PERFORMANCE: A Guide to Holiday Jazz in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | All About Jazz

    Along with parties and presents, the holidays always include plenty of seasonal music, and if you're the sort who likes some jazz with your jingle bells, you'll have plenty of choices this month in St. Louis. Here's a quick look at some noteworthy holiday shows from local and visiting jazz musicians, listed in chronological order: Wednesday, December 3 - Saturday, December 6 Joey DeFrancesco Trio - 'Home for the Holidays" 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Jazz at the Bistro $35 Wednesday & Thursday, $40 Friday & Saturday The organist's return to the Bistro coincides with the release of Home For The Holidays , a new album of seasonal material, and he'll be incorporating selections from it into his show.

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  8. A guide to holiday jazz in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Along with parties and presents, the holidays always include plenty of seasonal music, and if you're the sort who likes some jazz with your jingle bells, you'll have plenty of choices this month in St. Louis. Here's a quick look at some noteworthy holiday shows from local and visiting jazz musicians, listed in chronological order: Wednesday, December 3 - Saturday, December 6 Joey DeFrancesco Trio - "Home for the Holidays" 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Jazz at the Bistro $35 Wednesday & Thursday, $40 Friday & Saturday The organist's return to the Bistro coincides with the release of Home For The Holidays , a new album of seasonal material, and he'll be incorporating selections from it into his show.

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  9. Joey DeFrancesco: Home for the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | All About Jazz

    In a year when the best-selling holiday music will likely be represented by the whorehouse that is the Trans-Siberian Orchestra-specifically The Christmas Attic , chocked full of Keith Emerson's left over arrangements from 45 years ago merged with 1980s Steve Vai and called "art"-there is credible and well-crafted holiday music being made. Multi-instrumentalist and singer Joey DeFrancesco serves up a tasty holiday dish from that most venerated of soul-jazz instruments, the Hammond B3 Organ.

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  10. Music Industry: The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, November 28-December 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | All About Jazz

    ... Tim Glenn . Monday, December 1. With his first holiday album released last month, B-3 prodigy-turned-legend Joey DeFrancesco returns to the Dakota for a night of seasonal gems, with guitarist Jeff Parker and drummer George Fludas filling out the ...

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  11. Philly native Jaleel Shaw to teach master class, perform at Temple's "Jazz @ the Underground"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... educator who continues to direct the music program at the Clef Club and also mentored Christian McBride, Joey DeFrancesco, and Justin Faulkner. After graduating from the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts he received a full scholarship ...

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  12. Mix the News: If the White House fence jumping incident had a soundtrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... play (your welcome), then the first spontaneous dance number will be choreographed to jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco's "The Tackle." Helena Andrews is the co-author of The Reliable Source. Follow her on Twitter @helena_andrews, and send your hot ...

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  13. VIDEO/DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Fall 2014 Jazz Preview, Part 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... concerts of the entire season. First though, up top we get things started with a clip featuring organist Joey DeFrancesco , who will be returning to perform Wednesday, December 3 through Saturday, December 6 at the Bistro. DeFrancesco has been a ...

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  14. StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Fall 2014 jazz preview, part 5Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... concerts of the entire season. First though, up top we get things started with a clip featuring organist Joey DeFrancesco , who will be returning to perform Wednesday, December 3 through Saturday, December 6 at the Bistro. DeFrancesco has been a ...

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  15. Savannah Jazz Festival to screen film about the Hammond B3 organRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | SavannahNow

    ... Seymour says. "The 93-minute film features top organists Jimmy Smith Sr., Jimmy McGriff, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, Tony Monaco, Trudy Pitts, Reuben Wilson, Michael Torsone and Shawn Brown." "It was invented to be an affordable option for ...

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  16. Sunday at Detroit Jazz Festival 2014 will push limits of jazz fans' enduranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | MLive.com

    On the other hand, you can't go wrong. How do you want to spend the evening? Listening to the funky soul of Joey DeFrancesco greasy organ quartet at the Mack Avenue Waterfront Stage? Or trumpeter Wallace Roney's To Miles, From Wayne, featuring Wayne Shorter's Universe, Legend and other rarely heard orchestral works at the Carhartt Ampitheater ... (more)

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  17. Newport Jazz closes out 60th anniversary festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    Bobby McFerrin, Dr. John and The Nite Trippers and David Sanborn and Joey DeFrancesco are among those who will play the main stage Sunday, closing out the three-day festival.

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  18. 18th Jazz Festival of Garana, Romania - July 10-13, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... correspondent, Ioana Taut, currently living in Prague, interviewed two important musicians at the festival, Joey DeFrancesco and Kimmo Pohjonen. She also interviewed the director of Garana Jazz, who manages to bring together yearly a slew of Jazz ...

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  19. 18th Jazz Festival of Garana, Romania - July 10-13, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... correspondent, Ioana Taut, currently living in Prague, interviewed two important musicians at the festival, Joey DeFrancesco and Kimmo Pohjonen. She also interviewed the director of Garana Jazz, who manages to bring together yearly a slew of Jazz ...

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  20. Tony Monaco Trio to bring jazzy tunes to local parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | This Week Community News

    ... good." Monaco, who now lives in Westerville, said he played regionally for more than 20 years until he met Joey DeFrancesco, considered among the top jazz organists in the United States and beyond. "That's when I started making waves and got ...

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