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  1. EVENT: Renowned Composer/Percussionist John Hollenbeck Teaching at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | All About Jazz

    A precociously gifted... composer, arranger, percussionist, and leader of several musical groups... Hollenbeck makes music that sounds the way the world looks and feelsA A A Hollenbeck is a musician for our time."

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  2. Bill Warfield Big Band: Trumpet StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | All About Jazz

    On Trumpet Story, Warfield's big-band homage to trumpeters and other musicians who have influenced him through the years, six-time Grammy Award winner Brecker solos on eight of ten numbers, several of which were written by Warfield with him in mind.

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  3. Silo City Tapped - Sept. 13thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | WNYMedia.net

    UNTAPPED, ULTD. PRESENTS SILO CITY TAPPED: AN ALL DAY EVENT FEATURING MUSIC & CRAFT BEERS & WINE & HISTORY & FOOD & LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Silo City Tapped is a day of music, food, craft beer, and Buffalo history.

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  4. Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announces Class of 2014 inducteesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The president of VH1, a legendary punk rocker, a guitar-picking rock critic and a bevy of horn players will be among the Class of 2014 inductees entering the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame.

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  5. Five Firsts: F. Lee Harvey Blotto of BlottoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Nippertown!

    Either that or a crummy Kay acoustic guitar. That's if you don't count Mom's pots and pans that I played with Lincoln Logs when I was three years old.

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  6. Tributes for August 17Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Greeley Tribune

    Christina "Tina" Anderson, 62 of Cheyenne, formerly of Greeley, passed away at her home on June 20, 2014.

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  7. PERFORMANCE/TOUR: The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, August 15-21Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | All About Jazz

    When the Artists Quarter closed at the end of 2013, many area musicians had to scramble to find new venues for their music.

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  8. Kenny Lavender: Conscious Journey Part 1 and 2Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | All About Jazz

    Texas-born, New York-based trumpeter Kenny Lavender is as versatile as can be. He's put his horn to good use on Broadway, playing lead trumpet on Bullets Over Broadway and working in the pit orchestras of other hit shows like The Drowsy Chaperone and West Side Story ; he's backed up old pros like Frankie Valli, The Temptations, and Johnny Mathis; ... (more)

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  9. Kevin Mahogany Headlines 2014 South Bend Jazz Festival TodayRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Kevin Mahogany to headline the 3rd annual South Bend Jazz Festival, today, August 16th from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m; in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center.

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  10. Young jazz musicians to play with the bestRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Manawatu Standard

    The 2014 NZ Youth Jazz Orchestra is swinging into Palmerston North with four local musicians in the lineup, accompanied by New York trombonist Luis Bonilla.

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  11. Tributes for August 16Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Greeley Tribune

    Christina "Tina" Anderson, 62 of Cheyenne, formerly of Greeley, passed away at her home on June 20, 2014.

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  12. Reykjav k Jazz Festival - Friday's ProgramRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Iceland Review

    The week-long ReykjavA k Jazz festival started with the Festival Parade down Laugavegur shopping street to Harpa, directed by MC SamAoel JA3n SamAoelsson, yesterday.

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  13. 5 things to do on the Seacoast this weeekendRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | SeacoastOnline

    The four-day Parma Music Festival continues through Saturday, with numerous performances spread across venues in Portsmouth and Kittery, Maine.

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  14. Bringing live music back to the South SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    They're checking out a new club called The Promontory, an industrial space with a concrete floor and exposed beams.

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  15. Cape Town Gig Guide - August 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Iol.co.za

    Afro Fiesta play The Crypt, cnr Wale and Adderley sts, CBD. 8pm to 11pm. R55. Bookings: 079 683 4658.

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  16. Read "Newport Jazz Festival 2014, Day 3"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | All About Jazz

    Newport Jazz Festival Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI Sunday, August 3, 2014 SmackA-loud and robust, the horns blasted at the audience with a sound so voluminous it seemed impossible only four horns could have created it.

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  17. The Beast + Big Band ready new EP, Gardens, out Oct. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2013 | Independent Weekly

    ... to record Gardens , a four-song EP named for Duke University's annual "Music in the Gardens" series , where the Big Band played their first gig. Out on Oct. 22, it's the Beast's first release since 2011's Guru Legacy EP. As you might expect, lead ...

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  18. Call for Area Musicians.Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | San Juan College, Farmington, NM

    All area musicians are invited to play with the San Juan College music department in any of its ensembles that are offered during evening hours.

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  19. PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Joe Henderson Hotplate Festival at Sfjazz Center in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | All About Jazz

    Grammy-Winning Saxophonist and jazz legend Joe Henderson had a long and memorable history with SFJAZZ in San Francisco performing over a dozen times in various settings including a duet with tabla great Zakir Hussain at Grace Cathedral, a salute to AntA nio Carlos Jobim with Herbie Hancock, and a 1993 tribute night entitled "We Love Joe" featuring ... (more)

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  20. Keep the music coming: Support Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Observer & Eccentric

    The event took place on the college's main campus lawn and VisTaTech Center in Livonia.

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