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  1. FESTIVAL: Jazz This Week: Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, Dizzy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | All About Jazz

    Check out more events at Jazz Near You: St. Louis . It's looking like the busiest weekend so far this year for live jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with a number of touring bands and musicians passing through town in the next few days, as well as some particularly noteworthy shows from local players.

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  2. California Pops Orchestra: plays Big Band music on March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    California Pops Orchestra gets nostalgic with a March 29 tribute to the Big Band sound. Among the members of the orchestra are trumpet players, from left, Dean Boysen, Bob Runnels and Noel Weidkemp.

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  3. Denver-based electronic musician Michal Menert performs at Vail Ale HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Vail Daily News

    ... between the sample-dominant music on his past albums, and his latest project, dubbed Michal Menert's Big Band. The Big Band debuted at Sonic Bloom in June with 18 people on stage; the group performed again at The Fillmore in Denver in November. ...

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  4. RADIO: Jazz FM and Yamaha Announce the Replay ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | All About Jazz

    Jazz FM and Yamaha announce the 'Replay Project' inspiring lapsed players to aim for the stars at Love Supreme Are you a lapsed musician? Regret giving up your beloved instrument? Well now's your chance to put things right and go centre-stage at one of the UK's most popular music festivals starring alongside headline acts including Van Morrison, Chaka Khan and Hugh Masekela. Jazz FM and Yamaha UK have teamed up to offer lapsed musicians a unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the Replay Big Band.

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  5. Rockford Jazz Bands Win Prestigious AwardsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Rockford Squire

    ... on alto sax, and Max Rambo on piano. The jazz combo was listed as one of the top four combos of the day, and the Big Band received honorable mention as one of five outstanding bands for the day. The brass section also received an award for ...

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  6. Musical spectacular in St Ives goes back to the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Hunts Post

    A real cabaret night will give music lovers the chance to listen to some of the best Big Band sounds. The Huntingdonshire Concert Band is staging another evening of Big Band, dance and swing at the Burgess Hall, St Ives on Saturday , featuring live performances from Stageworks Performing Arts.

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  7. Dee Dee Bridgewater's Dee Dee's Feathers Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 8/11Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tony Award-winning THE WIZ star Dee Dee Bridgewater brings her unique and passionate sound to the world of jazz with a new solo album release titled DEE DEE's FEATHERS, now available for pre-order. The official description of Dee Dee Bridgewater's DEE DEE's FEATHERS is as follows: " Dee Dee Bridgewater 's new album, Dee Dee's Feathers, is her debut album on OKeh Records.

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  8. Body found in S.C. thought to be Waverly nativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Body found in S.C. thought to be Waverly native Bob Masteller, owner of popular jazz club in Hilton Head, S.C., was missing almost a week Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://stargaz.tt/1bdz3mq Bob Masteller, a Waverly native who owned a popular jazz club in Hilton Head, S.C., is believed to be dead. A body has been recovered thought to be that of a Waverly native who owned a popular jazz club in Hilton Head, S.C., who had been missing for nearly a week.

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  9. EDUCATION: Music Education Monday: Arranging 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | All About Jazz

    Jazz may be known as an improvisational art form, but any time more than a couple of jazz musicians get together, there may be some sort of arranging involved, too. So, for this week's 'Music Education Monday," we've got links to free online materials that will provide you autodidacts out there with some information on how to write arrangements for a jazz ensemble.

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  10. Music Education Monday: Arranging 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Jazz may be known as an improvisational art form, but any time more than a couple of jazz musicians get together, there may be some sort of arranging involved, too. So, for this week's "Music Education Monday," we've got links to free online materials that will provide you autodidacts out there with some information on how to write arrangements for a jazz ensemble.

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  11. Eau Claire Jazz Festival announces guest artists, eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... the UWEC campus. The Festival opens on Thursday, April 16 when Shaun Johnson returns to the State Theatre with the Big Band Experience! Johnson blends the musical styling of Tony Bennett with Michael BublA to create a contemporary big band ...

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  12. Out and AboutRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Review

    The Lisbon Area Amateur Radio Association will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 19 at the Columbiana County Emergency Management Agency, South Market Street. WELLSVILLE - The Wellsville High School class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. March 19 at the Roadhouse.

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  13. Big band swings into town to raise money for Royal British LegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | This is Local London

    Infamous jazz group The Astor Big Band will swing into town next month for a one-off performance to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Turn back time with a night devoted to American band leader Glenn Miller's morale-boosting hits as the country unites to commemorate 100 years since the First World War.

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  14. Battle of the jazz bands on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    The Estes Park High School Jazz Band will share the high school auditorium stage with the Jazz Big Band on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. Traditionally, this kind of concert is called a "Battle of the Bands."

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  15. UTT faculty musicians play the classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Trinidad Guardian

    By the time saxophonist, Yevgeny Dokshansky, and pianist Eunmi Choi had reached Sergei Rachmaninoff's passion-filled Vocalise, the Theatre 2 NAPA audience was in no doubt about the musical excellence on display courtesy the UTT Musicians ensemble of faculty artistes. The occasion was a Faculty Recital hosted by the UTT Academy of Performing Arts on March 1 featuring Belarusian born, American conductor, Dokshansky; Choi, who is a music lecturer attached to the University of the Southern Caribbean ; and trombonist, Aidan Chamberlain who lectures in music theory and history at UTT.

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  16. Loads of Locals: Jazz Setlist, March 13-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | City Paper

    Friday, March 13 The ensemble billing themselves as Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes' Little Big Band tonight - emphasis mine - consists of 14 players AND a special guest! Is someone confused about numbers here, or about what constitutes "big" and "little"? I suppose there are grouchy people who could look at it that way, sure. But there's a more powerful message here: If 14 players is a little all-female big band, there are probably far more gifted and jazz-educated women in the D.C. area than you've been led to expect.

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  17. Jazz this week: Carmen Bradford, New York Voices, Ramsey Lewis, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's lineup of jazz and creative music in and around St. Louis includes a couple of shows by touring jazz vocalists that require a bit of a trek from the city, but should be worth the trip, plus the usual variety of musical styles closer to home. Let's go to the highlights... Thursday March 12 Tonight, Jefferson College presents their "Spring Jazz Showcase," featuring special guest vocalist Carmen Bradford , a veteran of the Count Basie Orchestra, and pianist Ken Kehner with the Jefferson College big band and jazz combos.

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  18. Salem Jazz and Soul Festival, city, to host 6th annual Jazz Appreciation Day concertRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | PR Log

    The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival will produce its 6th-annual City of Salem Jazz Appreciation Day concert in early April in downtown Salem. PRLog - March 11, 2015 - SALEM, Mass.

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  19. Ballard High School Jazz Band selected to perform at the Next Generation Jazz Festival in MontereyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Ballard News-Tribune

    ... are finalists in the adjudicated categories. The Ballard High School Jazz Band has been selected to perform in the Big Band Category. The band is proud of its recent successes and emergence into the Seattle jazz scene as one of the Northwest's top ...

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    Feb 25, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The concert is part of the "Biggles Big Band Thailand Tour 2015", which will run from Friday until March 13. Biggles Big Band, a 25-piece jazz orchestra, is conducted by Adrie Braat, who founded the group in 1985. The group plays music from the swing era, recreating the sounds of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, and jazz singers like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.

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