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  1. Trombone sings the blues with superhuman voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Daily Advance

    His lows scrape the bottom of the voice spectrum. His highs soar above a mere mortal's falsetto.


  2. Emerson String Quartet to Open Music Mountain's 87th Season; Lineup AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 |

    Concert aficionados from around the country will want to mark their calendars for Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, when it kicks off its record-breaking 87th Anniversary Season beginning Sunday, June 5th! The summer will feature 15 weekends of incredible music including returning favorite chamber ensembles, first-time guests, the ever-popular Saturday Evening Twilight Series featuring an array of Jazz ensembles and musicians, and the second season of the Master Class Series plus so much more! Concerts are scheduled through September 11. Newly appointed Musical Director, Jonathan Yates has taken the rich history of Music Mountain and built "upon its great legacy by exploring its roots, including its original dedication to new music, works outside the string quartet repertoire and teaching."


  3. Jazz night will benefit Mayor's charityRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | Derry Today

    The countdown is on to the City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival, and with 300 gigs taking place over the May Bank Holiday weekend you'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to entertainment. But one event which is always a highlight and the ideal way to kick off the festivities is the Mayor's Charity event which takes place in DaVincis on 28th April.


  4. New Jazz 5 Jazz at the PhilharmonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | This Is Grimsby

    For forty years jazz impresario Norman Granz took this show, which originally took place at the Philharmonic Auditorium in Los Angeles, around the world featuring many of the greatest names in jazz. Tonight, a stellar 10-piece line-up presents its tribute to 'Jazz at the Philharmonic' using some of the most exciting players in the UK, under the direction of the ebullient Pete Long .


  5. Jazz Setlist, April 7-13: Friday DoubleheaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | City Paper

    Yes, Ramsey Lewis is back once again, and yes, he still plays "The In Crowd" every night, and yes, it's still a great idea to go and see him. Lewis made himself a huge star when he recorded that pop tune at Bohemian Caverns in 1965, reinventing his career to take on the R&B charts and turn them into groove-based, danceable jazz even as the heart of jazz was being reshaped into what was then being called "the new thing."


  6. Deadline approaches for jazz band competition entriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    A new collaboration has been formed between The Philly POPS and The Your Music Matters Morning Show on WNJC 1360 and WWDB 860 Radio to launch the All South Jersey High School Jazz Band Festival which involves a competition and concert. Schools must be located in one of seven counties to be eligible to participate.


  7. Clare Teal performs jazz classics at The Playhouse in Weston CLARE...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

    With her stunning voice, encyclopaedic knowledge of jazz, swing and big band music, and her innate warmth and wit, Clare is a sought after singer throughout the country as well as a prolific recording artist and popular BBC Radio 2 broadcaster. UK Top 20, garnering extraordinary plaudits and several awards.


  8. Restorative MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Pasadena Weekly

    Listen to some hot jazz while helping a good cause Sunday when the Elliott Caine Quintet performs Sunday at the South Pasadena Library Restoration Concert. Trumpeter Caine was born and raised in Indianapolis, and while a student at Indiana University he studied with the renowned David Baker.


  9. Not fighting alone - Wednesday, 06 April 2016 10:37Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Lake Oswego Review

    Heidi Bruno took her youngest daughter, 8-year-old Holly, to the doctor in August for what seemed to be a bad ear infection. But the symptoms persisted, and got worse.


  10. Gresham High Underground band ready to swing big for cash Friday - Tuesday, 05 April 2016 16:36Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Newberg Graphic

    Becky Kim, a senior at Gresham High School, has never been to Disneyland, but her passion for music will take her there this June.


  11. Vail Jazz Festival Announces Summer LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Denver Westword

    The Vail Jazz Festival has recruited numerous internationally known jazz legends for more than two decades, and this season, which kicks off in July, is slated to be its biggest season ever. This year's lineup includes veteran guitarist John Pizzarelli, Canadian trumpeter Bria Skonberg, young pianist Joey Alexander, Grammy-winning vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant and others.


  12. 'Georgia On My Mind' Celebrates Ray Charles' Music At The Venetian Six WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 |

    " Georgia On My Mind : Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles " has been signed to a special six-week engagement Sept. 18-Oct. 29 this fall at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas.


  13. 2016-17 membership campaign underwayRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    The new season's lineup of performances includes a song and dance spectacular, a light-classical piano program, a tribute to Barry Manilow, a big band experience and a trio of tenors. The membership campaign runs until May 6. The adult membership fee is $50.


  14. Big Band Beat at Harvard Square's Beat BrasserieRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... buds including dishes such as with lager, old bay and tomato ($22). For those just looking for drinks, enjoy the big band at the bar while enjoying The Beat's wine on tap and signature cocktails.


  15. Recently on Heliocentric WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    With March having departed in a somewhat lamb-like fashion, the beginning of April means it's time once again to check in on StLJN's sibling site Heliocentric Worlds , where each and every day there's posted an online music video, drawn from genres including jazz, blues, soul, funk, classic rock, prog rock and experimental.


  16. Big Band Beat at the Beat BrasserieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | PR Log

    ... ($25) and Maine Mussels Frites with lager, old bay and tomato ($22). For those just looking for drinks, enjoy the big band at the bar while enjoying The Beat's wine on tap and signature cocktails. For more information or to make a reservation visit ...


  17. Phantom & Bright Star Casts and More Set for Birdland's April LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 |

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its April 2016 schedule, featuring: Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Yellowjackets, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella , The Birdland Big Band, Karrin Allyson, The Matt & Brian Show, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Jim Caruso 's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! Once Alicia Olatuja moved to New York her reputation as a supreme jazz vocalist began to take shape.


  18. Michael Feinstein at Jazz at Lincoln Center in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 |

    Michael Feinstein , Jazz at Lincoln Center's Director of the Jazz & Popular Song series, will perform three new concert programs in Jazz at Lincoln Center's iconic Appel Room featuring an array of remarkable guests. Against a backdrop of sweeping views of Central Park and Columbus Circle, Feinstein, who has been called the "Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," will perform The Great Jazz Standards on Wednesday, April 13 at 7pm and Thursday, April 14 at 7pm & 9pm; A Right to Sing the Blues on Wednesday, May 11 at 7pm and Thursday, May 12 at 9pm; and Sing Me a Sing Song, Wednesday, June 8 at 7pm and Thursday, June 9 at 7pm & 9pm.


  19. 2016 Jazzanooga LineupRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 |

    Sunday, April 3, 1-4 p.m. 2016 Jazzanooga Music Festival Kick-off Celebration Coolidge Park Carousel Kick-off the 5th Annual Jazzanooga Festival at the historic Dentzel Carousel in Coolidge Park.


  20. Jamie Cullum to headline this year's Glastonbury ExtravaganzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | This Is Somerset

    West Country jazz-pop singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum will be taking to the stage at this year's Glastonbury Extravaganza, it has been announced. "I am delighted to be playing as part of Glastonbury's Abbey Extravaganza and opening for the legendary Van Morrison," said the performer, who has racked up over 10 million album sales worldwide.