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  1. Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Announce Audition SchedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras will hold auditions on August 30 and 31, or by appointment, for the Symphony Orchestra, Repertory Orchestra, String Orchestra, Intermediate String Ensemble and String Ensemble. For an audition application or more information, please visit musicschool.riphil.org or contact Youth Ensembles Manager Chelsea Anderson at 401-248-7038 or [email protected] .

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  2. Concerts on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Item Extra

    The Bandstand Concerts continue this weekend with the Heritage "Pops" Band, with music from the Big Band era, on Sunday, Aug. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. The bandstand concerts run from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sundays. The schedule includes: Aug. 14 - The Main Event with the Solid Gold Singers; Aug. 21 - Mychael David & Help Wanted, playing high-energy country music; Aug. 28 - Dan Gabel's High Society Orchestra.

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  3. Saturday Nite Live!! Jonathan Katz & Trio OrganiqueRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    Pianist Jonathan Katz is a fixture in the Tokyo music scene, leading groups both small and large , and working as a sideman with jazz greats such as Ray Brown, Eddie Henderson, Lew Tabackin, and Tom Harrell. He is also in demand as an accompanist, and can often be heard playing with international singers appearing at the iconic New York Bar in the Park Hyatt Hotel in Shinjuku.

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  4. RECORDING: Colombia's Carrera Quinta Release "Big Band" - Available NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | All About Jazz

    In 2015, Carrera Quinta returned to the studio to record a new album with a big band. Conducted by Colombian Director Ricardo Jaramillo and recorded by the Latin Grammy Award-winning engineer Mauricio Cano, the 19 piece band made Colombian music history by blending traditional Colombian music with big band jazz.

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  5. Garritan Announces Virtual Instrument SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Keyboard Magazine

    Garritan believes high-quality, expressive and affordable software instruments should be within the reach of every musician and, this month, that's being made all the more possible with 30% off until 31st August 2016. HereA s whatA s included in the offer... Instant Orchestra - Produce orchestral music in no time at all thanks to pre-packaged groups of instruments, sections, orchestral effects and mood-based presets.

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  6. 10th Annual Great Jazz on the Great HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | PR Log

    Aug. 5, 2016 - PRLog -- On Saturday, August 13, the 10th annual Great Jazz on the Great Hill concert in Central Park celebrates the 90th birthday of jazz legend Jimmy Heath - this National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master will perform with his Big Band. For ten years, the Central Park Conservancy has brought free music to the Upper West Side.

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  7. Review: Wilco Guitarist Nels Cline Crafts Big-Band Jazz on 'Lovers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | RollingStone

    An update of Fifties "mood music," those chilled-out instrumental soundtracks for breakfast in bed with mai-tais and late-night booty calls,   is a departure for Wilco guitar swami Nels Cline, whose side projects generally involve free-jazz freakouts. That's not to say this wordless double-disc set, featuring an all-star orchestra full of sharp improvisers, isn't wildly inventive in its water-colored way.

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  8. Hardy Jackson: Here come the boomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Anniston Star

    My column a couple of weeks ago about the Alabama Department of Archives and History-sponsored program on "Alabama in the Age of Aquarius" brought varied responses from folks who remembered those times. Some were remembered as a part of campus goings-on, some from the point of view of a soldier in the mud in Vietnam, and one from the perspective of the President's Mansion at the University of Alabama.

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  9. 5 things to do this weekend Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    ... a jazz concert under the lights featuring the band Swing, Swing, Swing. On Saturday , there's a free concert by The Big Band Sound on the library lawn, 203 Main St., starting at 6 p.m. And What's the Scoop will provide ice cream for all. Look alive ...

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  10. 'The Art of Recording a Big Band' Now Available on Groove3.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | EQ Magazine

    The highly anticipated documentary The Art of Recording a Big Band is now available for streaming and download at Groove3.com. The Art of Recording a Big Band was filmed at the famed Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA, over the course of a two-day master class by industry legend Al Schmitt and partner, Steve Genewick recording Chris Walden's GRAMMYA Awards-nominated 18-piece jazz big band.

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  11. Jazz singer and writer Jeanie Barton is a member of the famous Bartons bus family.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Friday August 5 finds Fiona Stein and her jazz association in Baresca's cellar in the Lace Market from 9pm. Fingers crossed for clement weather this weekend as the Riverside Festival is upon us again; the offerings on the Jazz Stage on Saturday August 6 are The Bob Wilson Swing Band who play foot-tapping, popular jazz standards between 1-3.30pm, singer/pianist Wendy Kirkland's trio perform piano divas' timeless jazz classics from 4-6.30pm and The Milestones Quintet present classic bebop and a homage to the great Miles Davis from 7-9.30pm.

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  12. The Art of Recording a Big Band Now Available at Groove3Read the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | Bass Player

    A highly anticipated documentary, The Art of Recording a Big Band is now available for streaming and download at Groove3.com . The Art of Recording a Big Band was filmed at the famed Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA, over the course of a two-day master class by industry legend Al Schmitt and partner, Steve Genewick recording Chris Walden's GRAMMY Awards-nominated 18-piece jazz big band.

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  13. Arrowhead Arts Summer Concert SeriesRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Alpenhorn News

    Arrowhead Arts Association's Summer Concert Series kicked-off on Thursday, July 21 at the Tavern Bay Beach Club, showcasing the Big Band Theory , featuring scientists from JPL playing swing music and performing a play list that looks toward the heavens, such as 'Fly Me to the Moon,' 'Moondance,' and 'Ja-Da,' one of the first songs heard in space. Big Band Theory claims they are the smartest band on the planet.

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  14. the Music of Cole Porter Among MusicalFare's Premier Cabaret Acts for AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    First up is the premiere of WHERE THE GIRLS ARE. Join Wendy Hall, Renee Landrigan & Michele Marie Roberts in a celebration of musical girl groups throughout the recording era, from The Andrews Sisters to The Supremes .

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  15. Rising jazz star to perform in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Union Democrat

    New York-based recording artist and rising jazz star Bria Skonberg returns to Columbia College for a show Saturday night at the Dogwood Theater. For Saturday's show, Skonberg plans to perform songs from her upcoming album, "Bria," set for release Sept.

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  16. Hayward: Free concerts in the park start Aug. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    A free series of music in the park starts Aug. 7 at Hayward's Memorial Park, with each concert showcasing a local nonprofit agency. The Aug. 7 concert will celebrate Hayward's Mexican heritage, with mariachis and baile folklorico, featuring Compania Mexico Danza.

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  17. Rotary club concert at Needham's Hall to mark Queen's 90th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Ely Standard

    A special and unique musical event is to be presented by Ely Rotary Club in September, as a tribute to the Queen's 90th birthday at Needham's Hall. The Opus 17 Big Band will play the nostalgic music of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Ted Heath and more, while the exciting sounds of pure traditional jazz and hits from Kenny Ball will be enacted by the Barry Tyler ODJB .

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  18. Fresh acts join wide range of well-known performersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Garstang Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Lytham Festival is fast carving a reputation for bringing some of the freshest talent on the UK music scene to the Fylde Coast.

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  19. Photo flashback: Recognize these vintage music makers on Staten Island?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | SILive.com

    While New York City may be the hub of all things musical, Staten Island nonetheless continues to play host to a variety of musical entertainment, from local bands to internationally known pop stars. Musical styles have reflected the society of the time and have evolved with changes in the world.

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  20. Top brass comes back to BallaratRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Courier

    Esstee Big Band, formed by Ballarat's Steve Trounson over 25 years ago, will play two Ballarat shows next weekend. He, like three quarters of the band, is a high school music teachers and began playing in Estee Big Band at university.

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