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  1. Treat yourself to jazz Friday night at ATURead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The Courier

    ... Holman will be followed by an intermission. The second portion of the show will feature "The Meeting Place" by Thad Jones, "Lil Darlin'" by Neal Hefti, "Anthropology" by Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie and "I Let a Songo Out of My Heart" by Lars ...


  2. Jim McNeely: Barefoot Dances and Other VisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | All About Jazz

    's name sometimes gets overlooked. He deserves the recognition. He's been a long-time associate of the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and its descendant, the , and he's also done a lot of work with several European big bands.


  3. Luther Jazz Band performs Nov. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Decorah Journal

    The Luther College Music Department presents Luther's Jazz Band in concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Faith and Life. The Jazz Band, directed by Jon Ailabouni, Luther adjunct faculty of music, will perform works by John Clayton, Dizzy Gillespie, Thad Jones, Sammy Nestico, Charlie Parker and Billy Strayhorn.


  4. D.C. Jazz Artist Curtis Ostle to Release Debut Album No MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 |

    ... Washington DC City Paper) and his signature plush grooves. The music channels such greats as Charles Mingus and Thad Jones, but tracks like "Ruminations" and "No Mind" also follow a darker, more modern, through-composed approach. Ostle is joined by ...


  5. VIDEO / DVD: Videos: Five Jazz JoesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | All About Jazz

    ... with Elvin Jones on drums and Jimmy Garrison on bass in 1968... Here's tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson with the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra... Here's Joe Newman playing Georgia on My Mind ... Here's Joe Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra in ...


  6. Cleveland Jazz Orchestra Remembers 1968 in MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... the arrangement he's written that fuses two pieces from the late 1960s that celebrate freedom. "I transcribed a Thad Jones piece called 'Ah' -That's Freedom,' which has elements of the blues and marches, and we combine that with a piece associated ...


  7. VIDEO / DVD: Pepper Adams Plays MingusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... in the 1950s that went belly up and motivated him to start Motown in 1959. In September 1963, Pepper Adams and Thad Jones teamed up to record Pepper Adams Plays the Compositions of Charlie Mingus on Workshop. Adams was from Detroit and Jones was ...


  8. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Kenny GarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... by Duke\'s son, Mercer Ellington. Three years later he played in the Mel Lewis Orchestra (playing the music of Thad Jones) and also the Dannie Richmond Quartet (focusing on Charles Mingus\'s music). In 1984... Read more. For me life is a "Jazz ...


  9. VIDEO / DVD: Steven Allen and Oliver NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... arrangers conducting supersized orchestras. On Monday, I told you about Jimmy Smith's Portuguese Eyes (with Thad Jones) and yesterday I showcased Billy Taylor's Right Here, Right Now! (with Oliver Nelson). Today, let's look at two albums that Oliver ...


  10. VIDEO / DVD: Jimmy Smith: Portuguese SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... thing going on in the design. Those who do know the album are often surprised to learn that it was arranged by Thad Jones, who conducted a large orchestra that sadly remains uncredited. As Smith writes in the album's liner notes, 'It all started at ...


  11. Split personality: Jazz vocalist Dee Dee BridgewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... Its focus is on Bridgewater's long career as a jazz singer and recording artist, ranging over her days with the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in the 1970s and continuing through her explorations of the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and ...


  12. Billy Cobham on the Third Annual Art of the Rhythm Section Retreat:...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2018 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... ritical analysis and the general musical concepts of working professional musicians like Jimmy Owens, Ed Thigpen, Thad Jones, Grady Tate, Hubert Laws, Tom McIntosh, Roland Hannah, Billy Taylor and others. These meetings went a very long way in


  13. DW Jazz OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | The Local Tourist

    The DW Jazz Orchestra is a new 17-piece big band led by saxophonist/conductor Louis Danowsky and trumpeter Sam Wolsk, two twenty-year-old jazz students at Northwestern University. Inspired by the bands of Count Basie, Thad Jones, Quincy Jones, and Christian McBride among others, the band formed as an outlet for the duo's compositions and arrangements.


  14. UC Davis jazz ensembles to perform classics and new worksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Davis Enterprise

    ... written around 2003, and "Groove Merchant" by Jerome Richardson, written in the late 1960s and arranged by Thad Jones. The UCD Blue Big Band's program includes: "This Here" by Bobby Timmons, written around 1960 and arranged by Manricks; "Fun-Key ...


  15. Bill Lowe melds music, literature as he preps his quintet for Dot Jazz Series gigRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... about half a century during which he worked with countless masters of the genre like Dizzie Gillespie and Thad Jones, he has also spent the years teaching as an English professor. At the upcoming installment of the Dot Jazz Series hosted by ...


  16. Recently on Heliocentric WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... funk, classic rock, prog rock, experimental and more. The most-watched videos added to the site last month were: Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra - "Don't Get Sassy" Carmen McRae - "I'm Glad There Is You" Bootsy Collins & The New Rubber Band - Live in ...


  17. Music Reviews: Jazz Albums from Takaaki, Jane Ira Bloom, Roy McGrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... dimension, and Schonig matches her measure for measure. The three are just as convincing in romantic balladry (Thad Jones's "To You") as in energetic 5/4-time bebop ("Mars") and a caffeinated jazz waltz (Hoffer's "Rush Hour"). I'm glad this disc ...


  18. RECORDING: Thad Jones: ConsummationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... especially busy day from a writing perspective. To clear my head and stay focused, I put on Consummation by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. I have no idea why I reached for it. I haven't heard the album in years. I bought the record when it ...


  19. RECORDING: Jim McNeely: Barefoot DancesRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... and conducted in 2014 with the Frankfurt Radio Big Band. The album was only recently released. A veteran of the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra and its successor, Mel Lewis and the Jazz Orchestra, McNeely was mentored by Bob Brookmeyer, who also ...


  20. Find out what's on this week in music, theatre, dance and filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Watford Observer

    A sextet formed by students of Jazz School UK, who will play an eclectic selection of pieces by John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, Thad Jones, Hank Mobley, Thelonius Monk, Jerry Mulligan, Charlie Parker, Oliver Nelson, Horace Silver and many more. This band was Colin Kingwell's Jazz Bandits until his retirement last year.