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  1. Kenny Wheeler: Songs for QuintetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | All About Jazz

    ... of drummer . Still, France is no stranger to Wheeler and the trumpeter's circles, having been a member of John Taylor's trio since 2005 and appearing on the trumpeter's last two Cam Jazz recordings (2012's large ensemble The Long Waiting (2012) and ...

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  2. Funk It Up Like Nile RodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Guitar Player

    From Chic, Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Duran Duran, Madonna, and INXS to Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Avicii, Disclosure, and Sam Smith, international superstar Nile Rodgers' list of credits as a producer, composer, arranger, and guitarist reads like a virtual Who's Who of four decades of dance music and funk. Rodgers began his extraordinary career as a successful session guitarist in his hometown of New York City.

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  3. Jazz notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | York Press

    ... Allerton area of Leeds is lucky enough to have a truly world-class trio performing this evening with pianist John Taylor, saxophonist Julian Siegel and vocalists Diana Torto playing a selection of material including arrangements of Paul McCartney's ...

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  4. Shortlist album reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Canberra Times

    CONTENTS: Song for song the best American band of the past 20 years, the rise of Wilco and the ambitions of frontman Jeff Tweedy are traversed by 38 songs that move from alt-country and Beatlesque pop to electronic melancholy and Krautrock repetition, including Via Chicago and the melancholy joy - a Wilco specialty - of Heavy Metal Drummer. NEW MATERIAL: Surprisingly none, because Tweedy is rarely short of a new song .

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  5. Four-time Grammy winner Milton Nascimento in concert today at UCLA's Royce HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Ask a jazz musician to name his or her favorite living Brazilian composer and the answer is likely to be Milton Nascimento . Undeniably one of Brazil's greatest stars, Nascimento is an iconic singer-songwriter whose transformative early work fusing Africanized jazz with Latin-American fold allowed a generation of artists to free themselves from bossanova.

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    Nov 28, 2014 | LA Weekly

    This Brazilian singer/guitarist exploded into world consciousness nearly 50 years ago on early collaborations with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter , and on his own albums during that time, which redefined Brazilian music beyond bossanova. Nascimento's unmistakable voice became the model for the trademark vocal lines of the Pat Metheny Group sound in the '80s and '90s.

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  7. A jazz note, a sultry toneRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | St. Albert Gazette

    Jazz vocalist Chandelle Rimmer is a woman strong in her multiple abilities. Tonight she joins forces with three dynamic musicians - Chris Andrew, John Taylor and Jamie Cooper - for one of their rare gigs at the Edmonton Petroleum Club.

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  8. Strong third period lifts ChurchillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Gazette.net

    ... for Churchill, followed by Charlie Butler 25 seconds later. The third score came on a fluttering shot from John Taylor that deflected off of Patriots' goalie Nathan Culotta and just dipped under the crossbar and into the top corner. "I left the guys ...

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  9. Best Bets, Oct. 23-29: Robert Turner and the Monterey All Star Jazz BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    ... bass, Skylar Campbell on drums and Roger Eddy on horns, plus special guests including Kenny Stahl on flute, John Taylor on flugelhorn and vocalists Richard Bryant, Scotty Wright and Ellen Cooper, who is on tour with Turner. You can expect to hear ...

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  10. Best Bets, Oct. 23-29: Robert Turner and the Monterey All Star Jazz BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    ... bass, Skylar Campbell on drums and Roger Eddy on horns, plus special guests including Kenny Stahl on flute, John Taylor on flugelhorn and vocalists Richard Bryant, Scotty Wright and Ellen Cooper, who is on tour with Turner. You can expect to hear ...

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  11. SpotlightRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... for two Pandolfi sonatas. In the second half, Fewer switches gears and plays with local go-to jazz musicians John Taylor (bass), Sandro Dominelli (drums) and Andrew Glover (piano). Held at the Yellowhead Brewery, it is set in a cafe-style hall. The ...

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  12. Chris Laurence at Herts Jazz ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Crow

    Chris has succeeded in making the crossover between jazz and classical throughout his career, enabling him to perform with such diverse artists as John Taylor, Kenny Wheeler, John Surman and JJ Johnson as well as being principal bass with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields until 1995. Chris has recorded pop sessions with the likes of Elvis Costello, Sting and David Gilmour, and remains active in the classical community, playing on orchestral film soundtracks including The Constant Gardener and The Man in the Iron Mask.

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  13. Obsessions Octet weaves sophisticated jazzRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... (viola), Chris Andrew (piano) and Jamie Cooper (drums). Additionally, three ESO musicians from St. Albert - John Taylor (bass), Ronda Metszies (cello) and Neda Yamach (violin) - are also members. The octet, which probably doesn't receive nearly the ...

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  14. SpotlightRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... for two Pandolfi sonatas. In the second half, Fewer switches gears and plays with local go-to jazz musicians John Taylor (bass), Sandro Dominelli (drums) and Andrew Glover (piano). Held at the Yellowhead Brewery, it is set in a cafe-style hall. The ...

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  15. Jazz: Jimi HendrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Daily Kos

    There are a few pop stars that Jazz musicians of my generation seem to universally love and admire: Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, and James "Jimi" Marshall Hendrix. I recognize that reducing any of these three to simply being "pop stars" is not doing them justice, and it is for that very reason that they are revered by Jazz musicians--and most any musicians--worldwide.

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  16. X Factor: Scarlett Quinn FORGETS her lyrics but has she done enough to steal a seat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    X Factor fan favourite gets in a muddle tonight but will previous performances get her a pass through to Judges' Houses? X Factor hopeful Scarlett Quinn gets into a bit of a panic on tonight's Boot Camp which sees the singer forget her lyrics. With the judges watching the 28-year-old, who came to viewers attention as part of a group she formed with her husband called Kitten and the Hip, completely fluffs her lines.

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  17. Canadian jazz musician and composer Kenny Wheeler dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    ... He recorded prolifically for ECM, both as a leader and as a member of the collective trio Azimuth with pianist John Taylor and vocalist Norma Winstone. Most of his records featured small groups, but he also had the occasional opportunity to write ...

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  18. Nile RodgersRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Guitar Player

    "THE HARRY FOX AGENCY ONCE FIGURED OUT THAT something like two billion dollars worth of music has flowed through this one guitar," says Nile Rodgers. He's talking about "The Hitmaker," the '59/'60-era hard-tail Fender Stratocaster you hear him playing on hit albums he produced for Madonna, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Sister Sledge, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, Duran Duran, and myriad other stars.

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  19. OBITUARY: Kenny Wheeler is GoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... at the Tavazsi Festival in Budapest, Hungary, in 1992. His band, known as the Kenny Wheeler Group, included John Taylor, piano; Palle Danielsson, bass; John Abercbrombie, guitar; and Peter Erskine, drums. There is a 39-second stage pause following ...

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  20. Craig Allen says: 'Meet Talk Talk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    It was the mid-80's, and "New Wave" was all the rage when the world met the band that named themselvestwice As I was playing their biggest hit on "Saturday Night Jersey 80's" a few weeks ago, it occurred to me that I should research the band "Talk Talk." The band started as a foursome, consisting of: main songwriter and vocalist Mark Hollis, drummer Lee Harris, Paul Webb on bass guitar, and Simon Brenner on keyboards.

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