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

    Apr 9, 2018 | 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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  2. Young musicians compete at 2018 Victoria Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | 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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  3. Dafnis Prieto Big Band: Back to the SunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | 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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  4. Marilyn Maye, Broadway Big Band, and More at 54 Below Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | 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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  5. College's jazz fest features trumpet virtuosoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | 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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  6. Delft Big Band robbed of its instruments over EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | 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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  7. Ukiah Symphony: Vocalist Paula Samonte brings ocean of sound to performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | 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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  8. BBC Big Band Swings into DarlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | 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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  9. Walnut Creek: Northgate High jazz band wins big at Monterey festRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | 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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  10. 'Jazz in the Park' event to be held at Chapin ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | 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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  11. Gig of the Week: Gregory Porter, Leeds First Direct Arena, April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | 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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  12. Edited promo from Facebook, April 1, 2018 - " Facebook/JazzTalesFestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | 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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  13. Students performing in the Spring Concert.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | 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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  14. WRFR-LP schedule for Sunday. 93.3fm & 99.3fm ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | 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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  15. Concert on May 5 benefits Pelham churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    First Congregational Church of Pelham will host a concert Saturday, May 5, starting at 5:30 p.m., to benefit the church. The featured performer is Shine Delphi, who travels the world with a resonator guitar and a few words to share.

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  16. Wellington schools win nine awards in National Youth Jazz CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Scoop

    Wellington.Scoop Jazz bands and musicians from five Wellington schools won awards at the 41st National Youth Jazz Competition held in Tauranga. Big Band Silver Awards were won by Rongotai College and the band from Wellington College and Wellington Girl's College.

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  17. Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Fills in For Michael Feinstein &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... about the well planned music blaring from the arrangements of Tedd Firth and the world class musicians in the Big Band accompanying featured vocalists Jarrod Spector , Finn Sagal and last minute additions Nick Ziobro and Vuyo Sotashe . Clint Holmes ...

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  18. 41st National Youth Jazz Competition Winners AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Scoop

    The 41st National Youth Jazz Competition held at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre on Wednesday 28 March to Friday 30 March featured the most competitors in its 41-year history says National Youth Jazz Competition Director Liam Ryan. "We had a record number of registrations: 320 students from 21 secondary schools as far and wide as Christchurch and Wellington.

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  19. Summer festivals to make you sizzle: There's no Glastonbury, so...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Glastonbury and V are missing this year, but the summer festival circuit still has plenty to offer. From rock spectaculars to low-key family affairs and glamping extravaganzas, ADRIAN THRILLS rounds up the best .

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  20. What's open on Good Friday? Here are a few ideas to keep you busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Woohoo, four days off - and in most parts of the country the weather's coming to the party well enough . But what to do on Good Friday, one of the 3A1 2 days a year - or 2A1 2 in some places - when most shops are shut? Hairdressers are also allowed to open, as are real estate agents and pharmacies, while books, magazines and newspapers can be bought from shops at public transport terminals or stations.

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