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  1. Traditional treat Local ballet companies stage 'Nutcracker' productions this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... of late composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's iconic score, rearranged jazz/big band-style by Duke Ellington and Shorty Rogers. Admission is free and open to the public, though guests are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to Catherine ...

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  2. Gene Norman, DJ And GNP Crescendo Founder, Passes at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | AllAccess.com

    ... concerts at venues like PASADENA CIVIC AUDITORIUM and the HOLLYWOOD BOWL with artists like DIZZY GILLESPIE and SHORTY ROGERS under the aegis GENE NORMAN PRESENTS, which were recorded and released on DECCA, CAPITOL and MODERN RECORDS. In 1954, NORMAN ...

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  3. Jazz NutcrackerRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Suburban Weekly

    Keystone College and the Pennsylvania Jazz Alliance will present "The Jazz Nutcracker Suite," a free concert featuring the music of Tchaikovsky arranged by Duke Ellington and Shorty Rogers for the jazz big band. Guests are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Keystone College Business Ethics students' holiday toy drive to benefit the Catherine McCauley Center.

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  4. Hampton HawesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Hilobrow

    ... as recordings with nearly every L.A. bopper of note and erstwhile "West Coast cool" arranger/composers like Shorty Rogers and Lennie Niehaus vividly attest. In 1953, the Army called, and though removed from the scene for almost two years, Hawes' ...

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  5. Frank Zappa -- Zappa and Jazz: Did it Really Smell Funny, Frank?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... "to me, there wasn't that much emotional depth in listening to something like "Martians Go Home" by Shorty Rogers-that kind of stuff. It was just bleak." Was Zappa being disingenuous here? "Martians Go Home" is not bleak-it is a piece of quirkily ...

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  6. Howard Rumsey, bass player who built a center of West Coast jazz, dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... played hard-driving bebop six nights a week. Big names in jazz - drummer Max Roach, composer-trumpeter Shorty Rogers, saxophonist Jimmy Giuffre - were part of the house combo. In later years, Miles Davis and Lee Morgan swung by to play. Cannonball ...

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  7. RECORDING: Shelly Manne: West Coast SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... arrangements, he reached out to the best and brightest orchestrators on the West Coast at the time-Bill Russo, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Giuffre and Marty Paich. In 1955, the singles were brought together on a 12-inch LP called West Coast Sound Vol. 1. ...

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  8. RECORDING: Lou Levy: Jazz in Four ColorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... 1956, followed by Jazz in Four Colors, which was recorded on March 31 and April 2. The album was produced by Shorty Rogers and featured Larry Bunker (vib), Lou Levy (p), Leroy Vinnegar (b) and Stan Levey (d). As Rogers wrote on the back cover in the ...

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