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  1. Jazz: The real deal, with John LeightonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Londonderry 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. /Lorcan Doherty Photography - May 3rd 2012.


  2. Making music: North Bend Jazz Walk draws more than 1,600 fans to the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    Jay Thomas and the Neo-Boogaloo Cats lit up the North Bend Jazz Walk Saturday with a brassy performance at Chaplins Chevrolet. Thomas, center, is pictured with trombonist Dan Marcus and Travis Ranney on tenor sax.


  3. RECORDING: Legrand Plays Richard RodgersRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | All About Jazz

    In the 1950s, everyone in jazz and pop was sweet on Richard Rodgers. Many of the composer's highly melodic songs were easy to sing and leverage for swinging interpretations.


  4. River City Big Band presents JAZZ at the OASIS with Two BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | St. Albert Gazette

    In celebration of its 20th anniversary season, the River City Big Band presents JAZZ at the OASIS, a series of three concerts featuring some the biggest names in North American jazz and blues. For the third concert in the series, RCBB is proud to be playing with one of Alberta's premier blues duos, Two Blue.


  5. MarchFourth! to Play Boulder Theater, 9/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 |

    MarchFourth! is a genre-breaking FORCE in the world of live entertainment-a sonic explosion delivered by 20 musicians and dancers who tour the country, year-round, stealing the festival wherever they appear, taking audiences on a joy-inducing, booty-shaking, soul-stirring journey that defies categorization. Word on the street: You have to see it to believe it! Combining funk, rock, jazz, Afro-beat, Gypsy brass, and Big Band, with a visual kaleidoscope of stilt walkers, acrobats, and Vaudeville-style performers, MarchFourth! whips the crowd into a celebratory frenzy with high-energy compositions, colorful costumes, hilarious stage shenanigans, and infectious jubilation.


  6. Shasta College Day Jazz Class ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The Shasta College Day Jazz Band will be performing a compilation concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 in the Shasta College Theatre with the Shasta College Jazz Choir and the Jazz Big Band. Together, the groups will perform a variety of jazz standards composed by Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillispie, Duke Ellington, John Coletrane and other great Jazz composers.


  7. That's a Jazz Village going up in Bournemouth Square: it's festival timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Bournemouth Echo

    WITH over 40 concerts spread across the town at a variety of venues, the second annual Bournemouth Jazz Festival is sure to hit the right note with music fans. Expect to see musicians all over town including Harry Ramsden's, the Royal Bath Hotel, Cliffhouse Hotel, Cottonwood Hotel, Canvas, Norfolk Royale Hotel, Bournemouth Square, The Print Room and Chaplins.


  8. Fortuna teens present Big Band swing dance SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Times-Standard

    Fortuna High School Jazz Express will host a Big Band swing dance Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. in Fortuna High School's Damon Gym. Jazz Express is playing with members of Eureka Brass, the Scotia Band and Fortuna High School alumni and teachers.


  9. Jazz Setlist, April 21-27: D.C.'s Best Kept SecretRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | City Paper

    It's quite surprising how many people are still finding out that Thad Wilson is leading the Twins Jazz Orchestra at U Street's Twins Jazz every other Thursday. But that's not DC.'


  10. Swing Shift Big BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | BlogTO

    ... night away to legendary songs sung by Toronto's best along with 17 passionate musicians that have been keeping the big band era alive for almost 20 years. Sign up for a blogTO account to comment, create to-do lists, mark favourites, save articles, ...


  11. Jazz this week: Oliver Lake, Hamid Drake, Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, David Liebman, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    It's a fine week to be a fan of jazz and creative music in St. Louis, as the calendar offers a jam-packed schedule of upcoming performances in a variety of styles and genres from big band and straight-ahead swing to free improv and experimental music. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, April 20 The Bad Plus Joshua Redman finish their two-night engagement at Jazz at the Bistro .


  12. Jazz festival coming to Carrollwood Cultural CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Northwest News and Tribune

    He plays all of the woodwind instruments, has played at shows in Las Vegas and on Broadway and has been a part of the Jazz Cellar Underground Orchestra jazz band since the early 1990s. On top of all of this, he served as the assistant band director at Hillsborough Community College from the program's inception in 1976 until his retirement from academia.


  13. Stovell brings jazz roster to Crofton Hotel PubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Bryan Stovell has directed the 18-piece Nanaimo Musicians Assocation Big Band for almost five decades, mentoring band members that included such jazz luminaries as Diana Krall, Ingrid and Christine Jensen and Phil Dwyer. That's jazz with a capital J. And Stovell brings his current roster back to the stage at the Crofton Hotel Pub on Sunday, April 24. They were a huge hit when they played Crofton last April and again in November.


  14. Lina Nyberg: AerialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | All About Jazz

    There are very few musicians who dare to expand their artistic vision with every new project as Swedish vocalist-songwriter-composer . Aerials , is the her second installment in a trilogy of albums that offers her unique perspective about the world, the elements and the music itself.


  15. Renowned Musician Donn Trenner Coming To CHSRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Cheshire Herald

    The CHS Choral Department will hold its annual Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 4, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in Cheshire High School's Thorp Auditorium, 525 South Main St., under the direction of Choral Director Beth Malvezzi Rosenblatt. The title of the program is "Swing into Spring" and features jazz and standards from the Great American Songbook, as well as Big Band Classics.


  16. Music Box: Swingin' the Showroom and Hot Summer TixRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Planet Jackson Hole

    Look around for relics of the 1930s and you'll find little that packs the girth of human emotional punch as big band-era jazz. While the genre was entering new phases of sophistication, the development of swing had a central purpose that rallied communities.


  17. The Hague International Jazz Days | April 30 - May 01, The HagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | IamExpat

    The city of peace and justice will vibrate with music during the first edition of The Hague International Jazz Days! The Hague International Jazz Days is a new annual festival that's tied to the global celebration of UNESCO's International Jazz Day on April 30. The programme includes not only traditional jazz, but related styles such as world music, funk and soul as well. There is also a side programme with workshops and jam sessions.


  18. BWW Review: With the Great Jazz Standards, Michael Feinstein Opens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 |

    BWW Review: With THE GREAT JAZZ STANDARDS, Michael Feinstein Opens This Year's Jazz at Lincoln Center's 'Jazz and Popular Song Series' With Appealing Vitality I hear music, mighty fine music . . . Host Michael Feinstein sings with pristine bass accompaniment, as Musical Director Tedd Firth's Big Band filters in musician by musician.


  19. Los Gatos shorts: E-waste collection at St. Mary's on April 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    An electronic waste collection fundraiser will be held April 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at St. Mary's Church, 219 Bean Ave. Computers, monitors, laptops, cell phones, televisions, mice, keyboards, printers and DVD players are among the items that will be accepted. The 10th Avenue Band performs dance music from the Swing, Jazz and Big Band eras on April 22 at the Adult Recreation Center, 208 E. Main St. The Santa Clara County Fire Department and the Saratoga Fire District are hosting a pancake breakfast benefit on April 23. Firefighters will prepare and serve breakfast that includes pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee for a $5 donation for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation.


  20. Young performers to shine onstage at HOPE concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Western Telegraph

    The concert will be raising money for the HOPE Centre in Neyland, which offers treatments and support to people with Multiple Sclerosis , Alzheimer's, and those who have suffered a stroke. Its annual running costs now total around A 107,000, and relies heavily on donations and the efforts of its fundraising committee.