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  1. Chemainus weekly events and entertainment scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Live Theatre: Jeeves Takes A Bow, Chemainus Theatre Festival, tickets are available for matinee and evening shows by calling the box office at 1-800-565-7738, or at chemainustheatre.ca. Live Music: Folk duo Winnie Brave makes a stop at the brewery on its Cheap Gin Tour, call for details 250-324-7468, Riot Brewing, 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

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  2. The Healing Power of Music [Get Visual]Read the original story

    Monday Sep 25 | Nippertown!

    When the going gets tough, I usually find solace in art. Whether it's opening a well-written novel, visiting an exhibition of work that vibrates with life force, or tuning in to the sounds on the radio, these modes of human expression have got the power to heal me.

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  3. University of the Arts 'Z' Big Band: Jumpin' at the Monterey Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | All About Jazz

    Umiversity of the Arts "Z" Big Band Monterey Jazz Festival Monterey, CA September 17, 2017 [This article is a follow-up to the review of the "Z" Band Reception and Kickoff Concert in Philadelphia on September 7. If you want to know a little more about the band, you can check out that review-Eds.] The famed Monterey Jazz Festival, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, is the longest-running jazz festival in the U.S. Featuring both legendary and up and coming musicians and groups, it is a mammoth three day event like a shopping mall of high end live jazz. You stroll along the Fairgrounds, eat, talk, shop at boutique stands, and attend whatever concerts you desire, in small intimate settings or big stages, indoors and out.

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  4. Keith Karns Big Band: An Eye on the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 24 | All About Jazz

    It's hard to know in advance exactly what to expect from a big-band album whose title is An Eye on the Future. Luckily, the horizon as leader sees it is rhythmically persuasive, harmonically alluring, acknowledges an indispensable bond to the past and swings like crazy.

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  5. Thursday Live! hits 75: Music nights featuring local and regional artists thrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | Davis Enterprise

    The Davis Odd Fellows will celebrate the 75th Thursday Live! show at the Odd Fellows Hall on Thursday, Oct. 5, with cake and performances by The Californios and The Rita Hosking Trio. The show is by donation only, with all money going to the musicians.

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  6. All that jazz continues Sunday in ClaytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | Watertown Daily Times

    Sunshine, 80-degree weather and all that jazz made for a pleasant day along the river as the fourth annual Jazz Fest was held throughout the village. Music was piped throughout the village from the Saturday afternoon performances at the Frink Park Pavilion on the St. Lawrence River.

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  7. Scott Alan, Ron Carter's Great Big Band and More Coming Up This Fall at BirdlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for October 2-October 8, featuring Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Scott Alan , Renee Manning and Earl McIntyre , and more. Scroll down for details! The Broadway at Birdland concert series is pleased to welcome back songwriter Scott Alan in "Home Again," a very special concert.

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  8. Vocalist Marilyn Maye to Grace Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Iconic entertainer Marilyn Maye , accompanied by The Tedd Firth Big Band, will perform in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on October 27-28 at 7pm and 9:30pm. Maye is one of the remaining geniuses from the golden age of show business, and offers an American Songbook experience like none other.

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  9. The Nash 5th Anniversary CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Downtown Phoenix Journal

    October is a month-long celebration of the 5th Anniversary of The Nash ! Within 5 years of its opening, The Nash has welcomed some of the biggest names in jazz, has been named as a national "jazz hub," has served as a home for hundreds of young, new jazz musicians and is a vibrant part of Phoenix's bustling economic development downtown. Celebrating these 5 years, The Nash namesake Lewis Nash will host a jam-packed weekend for the anniversary, with major events planned throughout the month of October.

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  10. Debbie Gravitte to Be Featured in Broadway Jazz Session, 10/1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte will be the featured vocalist in the October 1st installment of " Russ Kaplan 's Broadway Jazz Session," the popular monthly series which presents In Transit composer Kaplan's innovative jazz interpretations of current Broadway favorites. Ms. Gravitte will be previewing tunes from her upcoming album "Big Band Broadway."

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  11. Cal Pops brings alive the Big Band sounds of the 1930s and '40sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    If we turned on our big, tube-powered radio in 1940, when it warmed up, we would hear music from Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Jimmy Dorsey and the like. Big bands, swing music and torch singers.

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  12. JAZZ: Swing Unlimited Big Band Picture: Pete AlcockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    JAZZ Jurassica, Lyme Regis's first pop up jazz supper club, is about to launch its second season in the town next month. Coming hot on the heels of last year's sell-out series, organisers say they'll continue the winning formula of top class jazz to banish winter blues in the cooler part of the year.

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  13. Three vocalists bring honour Ella Fitzgerald's 100th in CroftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Ella Fitzgerald is an American jazz icon. Three vocalists will celebrate her this Sunday at the Osborne Bay Pub.

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  14. Savannah Jazz Festival: Carmen BradfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    As the daughter of singer Melba Joyce and trumpeter Bobby Bradford and granddaughter of Melvin Moore, who sang with the Ink Spots and Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band in the '40s, Carmen Bradford has music in her blood. "It was normal for me," she says.

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  15. Victoria trio honours jazz legend Fitzgerald in Crofton venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The life and legend of iconic jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald will be celebrated by a trio of Victoria's top divas at Pat's House of Jazz in the Osborne Bay Pub on Sunday, Sept. 24. Vocalists Kim Greenwood, Diane Pancel and Susannah Adams will honour Fitzgerald's 100th birthday with selections from her extensive list of hit tunes, backed by a trio led by pianist Karel Roessingh.

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  16. Big Band Ball in jazz festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Southland Times

    Queenstown Jazz Festival Trust chairman Luke Baldock, Wakatipu Youth Trust trustee Jan Maxwell, youth worker Richie Hadlow, youth trust manager Jacqui Moir and youth trust chairman Joel Peasey prepare for the Big Band Ball during this year's Queenstown Jazz Festival. The glory days of Great Gatsby and the swing-era of the 1930's and 1940's will be recreated as part of the 40th Queenstown Jazz Festival during Labour Weekend.

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  17. Ida Ronshaugen: StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... with a modern and insightful approach to jazz. A veteran of the Norwegian jazz scene, RA nshaugen has roots in the Big Band Fossajazz, where she was the lead saxophonist at the age of 14. Her debut album, The Blue and Wise Cats , was released to ...

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  18. Comment on History by cheapest mut coinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... were at work by 1975. That year saw the introduction of musician Bill Haslach's "Adventures in Music: The Big Band Era," Latin/salsa music programming and the Spanish-language show "Pueblo Latino." Hansen developed WBJBa TMs "bible," outlining ...

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  19. Scott Alan, Santino Fontana, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Birdland This OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2017 lineup, featuring Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Quartet and Golden Striker Trio, Lea DeLaria with Special Guests, Miss Coco Peru, Frank Perowsky Jazz Orchestra, Santino Fontana, Kurt Elling, Rolando Morales-Matos, Veronica Swift, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. World-class musician, Marcello Pellitteri is best known as an award-winning drummer.

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  20. NJCU alumni jazz band to honor legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    The NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band will perform its "100th Birthday Salute to Four Jazz Icons" at J. Owen Grundy Pier. Fitzgerald was known as "the first lady of song.

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