The Big Band Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Baycourt at the Heart of FestivalRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Scoop

    The 2015 National Jazz Festival Tauranga is all go this Easter and Festival Director Rebecca Chambers says they are proud to be once again hosting headline concerts at Baycourt. "We have organised a great programme and have concerts to fit everyone's taste," says Rebecca Chambers.

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  2. Downtown Jumping with Jazz This EasterRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Scoop

    This Easter, more than twenty bands and performers will once again flood Tauranga waterfront for the 53rd National Jazz Festival's Downtown Carnival. Taking place in the central city on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 April, Tauranga's biggest street party brings some of the best jazz, blues, funk and soul to downtown.

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  3. Grab your baskets, Picnic in the Park is backRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    Davis' favorite weekly party - Picnic in the Park - has returned to Central Park, Fourth and C streets. The fun - which includes live music, a food fair, a beer and wine garden and children's activities - runs from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. alongside the Davis Farmers Market.

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  4. Trumpeter Chris Botti Comes to Play Van Wezel, 4/17Read the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Playing with his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, trumpeter Chris Botti comes to the Van Wezel on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8pm. With four number one albums on the Billboard's Jazz Albums listings and a Grammy for "Best Pop Instrumental Album," Botti has firmly established himself as the world's largest selling jazz instrumentalist.

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  5. Altrincham Grammar Top Brass are jazz headlinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Messenger Newspapers

    TOP brass - that's the talented swing band from Altrincham Grammar School for Boys which has scooped the top slot at the Great North Big Band Jazz Festival. In their first appearance at the festival, the 22-strong band of boys aged between 14 and 18 claimed first prize of a glass trophy and A 100.

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  6. Park Place Presents Let's DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Patch.com

    Park Place, a Crystal Lake Park District banquet and meeting facility is pleased to present Let's Dance-A Big Band with a Big Sound on Friday, April 24 from 7-9 pm. Let's Dance is a 20-piece Swing Band playing classic songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.

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  7. the talented swing band from Altrincham Grammar School for BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Messenger Newspapers

    TOP brass - that's the talented swing band from Altrincham Grammar School for Boys which has scooped the top slot at the Great North Big Band Jazz Festival. In their first appearance at the festival, the 22-strong band of boys aged between 14 and 18 claimed first prize of a glass trophy and A 100.

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  8. Pedro Giraudo Big Band: CuentosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Giraudo wrote and arranged every number, on each of which the irrepressible harmonies and cadences of his homeland play an essential role. Much of the music is thematic, from the four-part "Angela Suite" to those inspired by poetry , birth tradition and the sky above us .

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  9. Third annual NY Hot Jazz Fest lines up tons of swinging players for one-day jamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... 1900s in New Orleans, heavy into ragtime, stride piano, big brass bands, and lots of attitude. Hot jazz and the Big Band Swing era of the Roaring '20s through '30s encouraged spontaneous dancing in the crowd, and were considered the pop music of the ...

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  10. Nathan Parker Smith Large Ensemble: Not Dark YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Slip Not Dark Yet into and STAND BACK! The Intergalactic Big Band of Doom is about to crush everything in its path. Otherwise known as the Large Ensemble, this absolutely burning group is simply a thrill to listen to.

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  11. Orrin Evans celebrates birthday in style at Chris' Jazz CafRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Philly.com

    "For me, the most important thing is the hang, and then the music," says Evans. This weekend, on what happens to be Evans' birthday, he'll share his delectable brand of improvisational chatter with members of his trio , as well as jazz guitarist and fellow Philadelphian Kurt Rosenwinkel.

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  12. Lee University Jazz Ensemble Performs ThursdayRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    The Lee University Jazz Ensemble will present its spring concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center under the direction of Alan Wyatt.

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  13. Around TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    There's a new dance band in town that takes its name from the controversial sleeper lines along Vashon Highway. The Rumble Strips will perform world dance music at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.

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  14. FESTIVAL: Jazz This Week: Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, Dizzy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Check out more events at Jazz Near You: St. Louis . It's looking like the busiest weekend so far this year for live jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with a number of touring bands and musicians passing through town in the next few days, as well as some particularly noteworthy shows from local players.

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  15. California Pops Orchestra: plays Big Band music on March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    California Pops Orchestra gets nostalgic with a March 29 tribute to the Big Band sound. Among the members of the orchestra are trumpet players, from left, Dean Boysen, Bob Runnels and Noel Weidkemp.

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  16. Denver-based electronic musician Michal Menert performs at Vail Ale HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Vail Daily News

    ... between the sample-dominant music on his past albums, and his latest project, dubbed Michal Menert's Big Band. The Big Band debuted at Sonic Bloom in June with 18 people on stage; the group performed again at The Fillmore in Denver in November. ...

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  17. RADIO: Jazz FM and Yamaha Announce the Replay ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Jazz FM and Yamaha announce the 'Replay Project' inspiring lapsed players to aim for the stars at Love Supreme Are you a lapsed musician? Regret giving up your beloved instrument? Well now's your chance to put things right and go centre-stage at one of the UK's most popular music festivals starring alongside headline acts including Van Morrison, Chaka Khan and Hugh Masekela. Jazz FM and Yamaha UK have teamed up to offer lapsed musicians a unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the Replay Big Band.

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  18. Rockford Jazz Bands Win Prestigious AwardsRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Rockford Squire

    ... on alto sax, and Max Rambo on piano. The jazz combo was listed as one of the top four combos of the day, and the Big Band received honorable mention as one of five outstanding bands for the day. The brass section also received an award for ...

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  19. Musical spectacular in St Ives goes back to the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Hunts Post

    A real cabaret night will give music lovers the chance to listen to some of the best Big Band sounds. The Huntingdonshire Concert Band is staging another evening of Big Band, dance and swing at the Burgess Hall, St Ives on Saturday , featuring live performances from Stageworks Performing Arts.

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  20. Dee Dee Bridgewater's Dee Dee's Feathers Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 8/11Read the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tony Award-winning THE WIZ star Dee Dee Bridgewater brings her unique and passionate sound to the world of jazz with a new solo album release titled DEE DEE's FEATHERS, now available for pre-order. The official description of Dee Dee Bridgewater's DEE DEE's FEATHERS is as follows: " Dee Dee Bridgewater 's new album, Dee Dee's Feathers, is her debut album on OKeh Records.

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