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  1. Pitbull to headline Philadelphia's July 4th concert on the Parkway34 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Philly.com

    Rapper Pitbull will headline the Wawa Welcome America Festival 's free July 4th concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this year, organizers announced Monday. The Philly POPS Big Band will also return to the Party on the Parkway for 2018, joined by Broadway star Heather Headley, a Tony- and Grammy-winner who is known for her role as Nala in the original 1997 Lion King stage show.

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  2. Review of Georgie Fame at Gateshead International Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Chronicle Live

    Rob Barnes took a seat to hear Georgie Fame with the Guy Barker Big Band wrap up the last night of Gateshead International Jazz Festival. The evergreen Georgie Fame headlined the last night of this year's Gateshead International Jazz Festival, performing at Sage Gateshead with the excellent Guy Barker Big Band - last seen at the venue supporting Clare Teal's First Ladies of Swing event, at the 2017 festival.

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  3. Young musicians compete at 2018 Victoria Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | The Victoria Advocate

    Ashlynn Vojtek, 15, sings during a performance by the Brazos Big Band at the Victoria Fine Arts Center during the Victoria Jazz Festival. Ashlynn Vojtek, 15, sings during a performance by the Brazos Big Band at the Victoria Fine Arts Center during the Victoria Jazz Festival.

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  4. Dafnis Prieto Big Band: Back to the SunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | All About Jazz

    If you're familiar with All About Jazz , you know that we've dedicated over two decades to supporting jazz as an art form, and more importantly, the creative musicians who make it. Our enduring commitment has made All About Jazz one of the most culturally important websites of its kind in the world reaching hundreds of thousands of readers every month.

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  5. Marilyn Maye, Broadway Big Band, and More at 54 Below Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Next Week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call 476-3551.

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  6. College's jazz fest features trumpet virtuosoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Farmington Daily Times

    San Juan College Jazz Festival features trumpet virtuoso Brad Goode The 19th annual San Juan College Jazz Festival takes place Friday night in the Henderson Fine Arts Center. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: Trumpeter Brad Goode performs with the San Juan College Jazz Big Band Friday night during the 19th annual Jazz Festival at the college.

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  7. Delft Big Band robbed of its instruments over EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Iol.co.za

    After wooing jazz enthusiasts at the Cape Town International Jazz festival, musicians of the Sekunjalo Delft Big Band felt confident about their future. But their success was short-lived as their band was targeted and stripped of its instruments by robbers over the Easter break.

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  8. Ukiah Symphony: Vocalist Paula Samonte brings ocean of sound to performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... and soothing-as that ocean Samonte once stood in front of. What's the “big” about in the Big Band sound, anyway? Normally an ensemble of 10 to 25 musicians, the Big Band sound was spawned in the 1920s and reached cultural dominance in ...

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  9. BBC Big Band Swings into DarlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The band's origins date from the earliest days of the BBC and the formation of the original BBC Dance Orchestra in 1928. This 'golden' period through the 1930's saw not only the BBC Dance Orchestra, but many other bands including those of Billy Cotton, Geraldo, Joe Loss and Jack Hylton become celebrities, thanks in great part to the unrivalled reach of the New Medium of radio.

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  10. Walnut Creek: Northgate High jazz band wins big at Monterey festRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Inside Bay Area

    Band members, from left, Aaron Hayashi, 17, Cameron Wanser, 17, and Harrison Coolard, 17, practice in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Wanser is preparing for a performance for a show at the Campbell Theater in Martinez in Mid April.

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  11. 'Jazz in the Park' event to be held at Chapin ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | WMBF

    In appreciation of Jazz Appreciation Month, a "Jazz in the Park" event will be held at Chapin Park MYRTLE BEACH, SC In appreciation of Jazz Appreciation Month, a "Jazz in the Park" event will be held at Chapin Park on April 8. The event starts at 2:00 and concludes at 6:00 p.m., according to an online posting from the city of Myrtle Beach. The free event includes performances by Chocolate Chip & Company Band, "Bull" Canty, Stardusters Big Band and the Socastee High School Jazz Band.

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  12. Gig of the Week: Gregory Porter, Leeds First Direct Arena, April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | York Press

    AMERICAN singer Gregory Porter, the biggest-selling jazz artist of 2017, is on a spring tour, playing Leeds First Direct Arena next Friday. The Grammy-winning Porter has enjoyed his highest ever position in the British charts, peaking at number three with Nat King Cole And Me, an album that attracted one million streams three times faster than his previous record, 2016's Take Me To The Alley.

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  13. Jazzing Up Childhood MemoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | All About Jazz

    Jazz musicians today sometimes draw on all sorts of popular culture for inspiration, including the television shows they grew up with. Here are two fine examples.

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  14. Jim Widner wins 2018 'Jazz Hero' award from Jazz Journalists AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    The Jazz Journalists Association has named Jim Widner of St. Louis as one of its local "Jazz Heroes" for 2018 . In a press release announcing the award, the JJA defines Jazz Heroes as "advocates, altruists, activists, aiders and abettors of jazz who have had significant impact in their local communities."

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  15. Big Band Leader Maria Schneider Finds Ways Around Artist Theft to Her Real AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Style Weekly

    Orchestral jazz composer and five-time Grammy winner Maria Schneider is known for defying categorization, collaborating with David Bowie, for instance. Her latest album, "The Thompson Fields," was inspired by her childhood in rural Minnesota.

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  16. JLCO with Wynton Marsalis Celebrates Big Band Music by Duke Ellington and Count BasieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis continues to celebrate the big band tradition during the 30th anniversary season with Black, Brown & Beige & The Best of Basie, April 26-28 in Rose Theater. This concert features essential big band music by Duke Ellington and Count Basie, two titans not only in jazz but in the history of Jazz at Lincoln Center, in its concert halls and education programs, including the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival.

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  17. National Jazz Festival strikes the right chordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Scoop

    Tauranga, 4 April, 2018: A bumper long weekend crowd from far and wide, fine weather and sold-out shows has seen the National Jazz Festival Tauranga hit the right notes this Easter. The curtain came down on the festival's 56th edition on Easter Monday, with an estimated 30,000 people kept entertained down on The Strand over the long weekend thanks to the diverse range of events and concerts.

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  18. Edited promo from Facebook, April 1, 2018 - " Facebook/JazzTalesFestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Egypt Today

    Like last year's festival, this event will see jazz concerts being held over several days, bringing together Jazz musicians and lovers of Jazz alike to celebrate their appreciation of the genre. The program for this edition begins with Wust El Balad & Halie Loren on Apr. 11, followed by Noha Fekry & Kirk MacDonald performing on Apr. 12, Eftekasat & the Simon Spiess Trio on Apr. 13 and the Cairo Big Band & Malnoia on Apr. 14 to top it all off.

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  19. Students performing in the Spring Concert.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | Daily Echo

    Barton Peveril College was packed with people on Tuesday as the college's performing arts students showcased their work to the local community. The event had performances from youngsters studying dance, musical theatre , jazz and popular music, the Chamber Choir, the Concert Band and Big Band, and the Soul Band who will soon be playing in a jazz evening at The Concorde Club.

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  20. WRFR-LP schedule for Sunday. 93.3fm & 99.3fm ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | Herald Gazette

    ... with Kyle Swan showcasing a wide variety of musical genres including: the Blues, Jazz, Rock and Pop, Country, the Big Band era, and more. Kyle plays only vinyl records from his extensive collection, broadcasting LIVE! With turn tables spinning, he ...

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