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  1. Big Band Jazz Concert Features Saturday Night Live Banda s Steve Turre on July 16Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nevada Business Journal

    ... Instrumentalist, the latter for his work with shells. He has worked with Jazz, Latin and Pop musicians including Ray Charles, Woody Shaw, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Tito Puente and Van Morrison. "We're excited to bring the talent and ...

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  2. Steve Turre will perform live at UNLV July 16Read the original story

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    ... excited to bring the talent and innovativeness of Steve Turre back to Las Vegas since last performance here with Ray Charles in 1972," said Michael Evans, local professional musician. "The Audience will hear never-heard-before stores from Steve's ...

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  3. Pickles handle Heat, 6-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Portland Tribune

    ... the field and had some words for the umpires. That was enough to earn him an ejection. 'Hit the Road Jack' by Ray Charles played as Ludwig left the stadium. 'That's what good teams do -- get two-out hits to win ballgames,' Altobelli said. '(Chico) ...

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  4. American singer songwriter set to bring tour to the BICRead the original story

    Friday | Bournemouth Echo

    ... throughout her career. The album was a collection of cover versions from a wide spectrum of artists, including Ray Charles, Tom Waits and of course Eta James. Anyone familiar with Beth's material - her solo albums, her live work, her collaborations ...

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  5. David Bromberg in concert Sunday in Grass ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Union

    ... and raised in Tarrytown, New York, Bromberg was influenced from an early age by the likes of Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, Pete Seeger, Doc Watson and Bill Monroe, just to name a few. In fact, says Bromberg, his list of influences is nearly endless. As ...

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  6. Bare-Knuckle BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Pasadena Weekly

    For more than 50 years blues rocker Guitar Shorty has graced stages far and wide, performing a high-energy style of guitar coupled with forceful vocals. Starting in his teens, Shorty has performed over the years with top stars in the business, including Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, B.B. King and T-Bone Walker.

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  7. Nashville's Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival 6/17-6/18Read the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | Examiner.com

    ... Jefferson Street known as "black downtown" delivering legendary acts in the past with Jimi Hendrix, Etta James, Ray Charles, and the world renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers - who brought back the name Music City from the Queen of England in the 1800's. ...

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  8. Saxophonist Greg Banaszak will show Mumbai what Bebop is all aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... Snitzer) singing at the concert. My specific style embraces the old masters, and also, what I listen to - Ray Charles in vocals, and artistes from younger generation like Joshua Redman on saxophone. In Bebop you can learn from everyone - older and ...

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  9. Prosecutors to seek death penalty against two men caught on CCTV...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Daily Mail

    ... a Las Vegas liquor store and killed the man behind the counter. The two men - Lee 'Dominic' Sykes, 21, and Ray Charles 'Ray Ray' Brown, 24 - are charged with the execution-like murder of the cashier at Lee's Discount Liquor on April 20. Surveillance ...

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  10. Reality Jones, SLY45 coming to Lurman Woodland TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in clubs, at weddings and for special events. Their extensive playlist spans decades and styles, including Ray Charles, the Temptations, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Mumford and Sons and Bruno Mars . Their eclectic and crowd-pleasing music have them ...

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  11. Review: Van Morrison's sequel to his electrifying 1973 tour 'It's Too ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Los Angeles Times

    ... with those previously cited. Those are mixed with several soul and R&B songs that influenced him, including Ray Charles' "I Believe to My Soul," Sonny Boy Williamson's "Help Me" and "Take Your Hand Out of My Pocket," Willie Dixon's "I Just Want to ...

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  12. Arts: Jo Harman plays ancestral gig in AldenhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Watford Observer

    ... a monster. It's an honour to be performing with him. His resume is like a who's who of music. Michael Jackson to Ray Charles via Roberta Flack with most points in between. More than that, he's a very sweet, humble guy (as the best, often are) and ...

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  13. Gospel blues singer performs at fire recovery benefit todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... found her biggest musical influences at a young age, sitting with her father in the family car and listening to Ray Charles's voice float from the speakers. Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin, with their gospel blues style, are “the soul and the ...

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  14. NRBQ's Terry Adams recalls boyhood exchanges with Muhammad AliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Examiner.com

    ... alright!" A couple years later, Adams' mom took him and his bother (and sometimes NRBQ trombonist) Donn to see Ray Charles at the Memorial Auditorium. They sat near the back, with Clay sitting three empty rows in front of them. They were sure it was ...

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  15. Howard Audio, Ray Charles and a few notes that changed his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Bizcommunity

    ... and protect the love for music and the inherent talent of a young, blind boy who became the musical legend, Ray Charles. Adam Howard – composer and Howard Audio's owner - was commissioned to oversee the musical direction of the commercial. ...

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  16. Today in History for June 10thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | USA Today

    Highlights of this day in history: The Six-Day War ends in the Mideast; Yugoslav troops leave Kosovo after NATO's campaign of airstrikes; Alcoholics Anonymous founded; Actress and singer Judy Garland born; Singer Ray Charles dies. Today in History for June 10th Highlights of this day in history: The Six-Day War ends in the Mideast; Yugoslav troops leave Kosovo after NATO's campaign of airstrikes; Alcoholics Anonymous founded; Actress and singer Judy Garland born; Singer Ray Charles dies.

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  17. Royal Southern Brotherhood will play a free show Saturday evening on Fanny Hill in Snowmass Village.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Aspen Times

    ... said, isn't so much about tone and timbre and pitch - it's about a feeling. "When I was coming up, when I heard Ray Charles and James Brown and Mahalia Jackson, I wanted to be able to sing in a way that made people feel how I felt when I heard ...

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  18. Ray Charles dies at 73 in 2004Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | New York Daily News

    Ray Charles, who against unthinkable odds created one of the great musical legacies of the 20th century, died yesterday at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home. He was 73. Charles had suffered from acute liver disease for the last year, said his spokesman, Jerry Digney.

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  19. John Cessac holds on to his country rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... in Vidor and could sing. Maybe I was little too sheltered (laughing). A At one time, modern country music was Ray Charles singing "I Can't Stop Loving You" with a full orchestra. Today, it's pop country, bro country, country rap and probably some ...

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  20. I-94 Festivals: Chicago blues, PrideFest take center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Kenosha News

    Billed as the largest free blues festival in the world - and the largest of Chicago's music festivals - more than 500,000 fans are expected at the three-day festival, which runs June 10 to 12 at Grant Park, 337 E. Randolph St. Past performers have included blues icons Ray Charles, B.B. King, Bo Diddley and Buddy Guy. This year's line-up features Shemekia Copeland, Curtis Salgado, Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials and Corky Siegel on Friday ; Fred Wesley & the New JB's, Irma Thomas and Wee Willie Walker & We "R" on Saturday ; and a Tribute to Otis Rush on Sunday .

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