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  1. VIDEO / DVD: Video: Jimmy Giuffre TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | All About Jazz

    ... baritone sax; guitarist Jim Hall; and a series of bass players, including Ralph PeA a, Jim Atlas, Red Mitchell, Ray Brown and Wilfred Middlebrooks. Even Bob Brookmeyer took a turn at the piano and valve trombone. What made the jazz group special was ...

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  2. Ray Browna s long-running jazz band comes to the end of the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    With the possible exception of the Rolling Stones, every band has a finite life span, no matter how great or how big. After 27 years of performing original songs, the popular Santa Cruz-based, 20-piece big band will play its final show at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center on Monday, Nov. 21. Bandleader Ray Brown has already forged an astounding legacy as a teacher of jazz and composition at Cabrillo College.

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  3. Dizzy Gillespie and Friends - Concert of the Century: A Tribute to Charlie ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Something Else! Reviews

    Dizzy Gillespie led a stellar group of jazz musicians including James Moody on tenor sax and flute, Hank Jones on piano, Milt Jackson on vibraphone, Ray Brown on bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums in a concert titled Concert of the Century: A Tribute to Charlie Parker . It took place on November 24, 1980, at the Salle Wilfred Pelletier in Montreal, Canada in front of 3,000 jazz fans.

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  4. Jazz Concepts: Two Basses, One Blackbird - Analyzing Improvisation with 'Theory In Practice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Bass Player

    ... Volume I [Miles Davis, 1961, Columbia, Paul Chambers on bass], Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson [1959, Verve, Ray Brown on bass], and Bye Bye Blackbird [Keith Jarrett, 1991, ECM, Gary Peacock on bass]. We know different versions of the harmony, and ...

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  5. Wally Trindade to be honored with Brownie AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... The Brownie Award is named for three of the brightest names in the history of Santa Cruz jazz: big-band leader Ray Brown, pianist Velzoe Brown and drummer/vocalist Ralston Brown. I cover the arts scene in Santa Cruz County and write the weekly ...

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  6. Mike LeDonne Groover Quartet: That Feelin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... trend-setters: long-time colleagues , who adds warmth and color to "I'd Never Change a Thing About You," bassist Ray Brown's piquant "Gravy Blues" and LeDonne's fast-paced salute to alto saxophonist , "Sweet Papa Lou." Speaking of "I'd Never Change ...

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  7. Kenny Washington: Moanin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... lost contact with. The best show I ever attended was probably at the Blue Note in NYC with Stanley Turrentine and Ray Brown circa Nov

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  8. Richard Bona: HeritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... lost contact with. The best show I ever attended was probably at the Blue Note in NYC with Stanley Turrentine and Ray Brown circa Nov

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  9. Haakon Graf/Erik Smith/ Per Mathisen: SunrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... lost contact with. The best show I ever attended was probably at the Blue Note in NYC with Stanley Turrentine and Ray Brown circa Nov

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  10. We Had a Great TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... lost contact with. The best show I ever attended was probably at the Blue Note in NYC with Stanley Turrentine and Ray Brown circa Nov

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  11. View Ken Davies's All About Jazz profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... lost contact with. The best show I ever attended was probably at the Blue Note in NYC with Stanley Turrentine and Ray Brown circa Nov

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  12. BGSU to unveil renovated recital hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    ... instruction and community outreach. Notable guests who have appeared within include David Brubeck, Yo Yo Ma, Ray Brown, Marilyn Horn, John Cage, and BGSU alumna and Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon. The hall was a gift from Ashel and Dorothy ...

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    Sep 10, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The list of artists who have performed at the Athenaeum Jazz at TSRI concert series since its inception in 1996 is a veritable who's who of past and current music legends, mixed with rising stars and first-rate ensemble players. It includes such now-deceased greats as saxophonists James Moody, guitarist Jim Hall, pianist Hank Jones, harmonica master Toots Thielemans and bassist Ray Brown.

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  14. Vail Jazz launches into long weekend of music with triple bill at Vail Square, Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Vail Daily News

    ... By the time Clayton was 16, he was playing bass at the University of California, Los Angeles in a class taught by Ray Brown. In the 1970s, he joined the Monty Alexander Trio and then the Count Basie Orchestra before crossing the Atlantic to settle ...

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  15. EDUCATION: Music Education Monday: A Master Class with Pianist Oscar PetersonRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... essential elements of blues and swing. He was best known for working in a trio format, most notably with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Thigpen, and later in his career with guitarist Joe Pass and bassist Niels-Henning A rsted Pedersen. Peterson ...

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  16. PERFORMANCE: Monty Alexander at the Blue Note - August 23-28 with Three Exclusive BandsRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... now! August 23-24 Monty Alexander "That's the way it is" (47th Anniversary) Remembering Milt Jackson and Ray Brown Monty Alexander: piano I love jazz because it is a creative force that expresses from the heart. I was first exposed to jazz through ...

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  17. Saturday Nite Live!! Jonathan Katz & Trio OrganiqueRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    Pianist Jonathan Katz is a fixture in the Tokyo music scene, leading groups both small and large , and working as a sideman with jazz greats such as Ray Brown, Eddie Henderson, Lew Tabackin, and Tom Harrell. He is also in demand as an accompanist, and can often be heard playing with international singers appearing at the iconic New York Bar in the Park Hyatt Hotel in Shinjuku.

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  18. VIDEO / DVD: Dizzy Gillespie + Sonny Stitt: '58Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... at Expo 58-the Brussels World's Fair. The musicians-Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Sonny Stitt (ts, as-), Lou Levy (p), Ray Brown (b) and Gus Johnson (d)-were at their peak. Jazz had won new-found respect worldwide and the musicians were completely polished ...

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  19. Ulf Wakenius Trio at Jazz in the Old Tow...Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Warsaw Voice

    ... and many dream of playing by his side. He cooperated with the jazz icons like: Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, Ray Brown, Joe Henderson, Max Roach and Kenny Kirkland. Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin, John Scofield and Mike Stern are his fans. Ulf ...

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  20. Ulf Wakenius Trio at Jazz in t...Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Warsaw Voice

    ... and many dream of playing by his side. He cooperated with the jazz icons like: Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, Ray Brown, Joe Henderson, Max Roach and Kenny Kirkland. Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin, John Scofield and Mike Stern are his fans. Ulf ...

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