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  1. Licorice Sticks play at, and for, Windy Hill Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Commercial

    In musician slang, a licorice stick is a black clarinet, so it's only logical that the Licorice Sticks Orchestra, at its core, is a clarinet choir.


  2. Your guide to the Party In the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | This is Bath

    Party in the City is arguably the biggest night of the year in Bath's musical calendar and over the next few pages The Guide leads you through the event highlighting where and what you can expect to see and hear. Parade Gardens: Eastpole Orchestra Veterans of the South West music scene, Eastpole mix traditional Balkan tunes with original material and elements of psychedelic rock, swing, funk and punk.


  3. CHARTIER, BettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    Betty Chartier, age 86, of Smyrna went to Heaven on May 19, 2016, after a long illness.


  4. Clef Club Youth Big Band boasts a startlingly mature sound - hear it for yourself SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 |

    Just minutes after leading the newly formed Clef Club Youth Big Band through a rendition of David Raksin's haunting, romantic theme from Laura last Saturday, Marc Johnson sat in an adjacent classroom, laughing softly. Through the wall, he could hear the band, composed almost entirely of high-school-age musicians, tackling one of avant-garde composer/bandleader Bobby Zankel's notoriously thorny pieces.


  5. Review: 'The Abyssinian Mass with Wynton Marsalis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 |

    This week a seminal album, The Abyssinian Mass by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis reached No. 22 on the Bilboard Gospel Chart and is currently No.


  6. Deaths elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Star Tribune

    Scottish sax player Joe Temperley played a solo with Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra in New York on Sept. 16, 2006.


  7. Wendy's jazz Soir e in Guilford to host Duke Ellington TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Wendy's Jazz Soiree in Guilford will host a Duke Ellington Tribute with Wayne Roberts, Miro Sprague, and Michael Zsoldos on Friday, May 27 - Potluck at 6 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $20 person at the door. After 30 years in New York City, bassist Wayne Roberts now resides in western Massachusetts, performing and teaching his many transcriptions from several sources but perhaps most notably from the Duke's 50-year musical legacy.


  8. Summerjamfest features four musical guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | The Advertiser News (South)

    The Centenary Stage Company's 2016 Summer Jamfest will fill the Lackland Center with a variety of music to keep you rocking all summer long. With music to satisfy all ages and musical interests, the Summer Jamfest will run Saturday's July 16 through Aug. 6 in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center.


  9. This week's A&E highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Mountain View Voice

    Student Ajay Patel's work is part of Mid-Peninsula High School's annual celebration of the arts on campus. Courtesy of Mid-Peninsula High School.


  10. North East's top musicians embark on new musical venture with Northern OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Chronicle Live

    ... musicians to take part in performances and increase the accessibility of orchestral music to the public." The orchestra will be joined by The Northern Doctors' Chorus in their performance of Gloria by Francis Poulenc, led by choir master Malcolm ...


  11. The DIVA Jazz Orchestra: Special KayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | All About Jazz

    ... DIVA made its widely-praised debut, and the rest, as they say, is history. Kay remained a driving force behind the orchestra until his passing in June 2010. Now, some six years later, DIVA pays tribute to its fallen leader by performing ten of his ...


  12. Rosebud's Dance Band performing at Carson City Brewery Arts Center May 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Nevada Appeal

    Rosebud's Dance Band, whose 20 members play mostly Big Band era dance, jazz and swing with some modern pieces, is performing at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Carson City Brewery Arts Center. The performance will be in the Maize Harris Jessie Theater, 449 W. King St. Tickets are $10 for BAC members and $12 for seniors.


  13. Dale Head to Perform with his 17-Piece MindWinder Orchestra at the Sacramento Music FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | PRWeb

    I'm excited to be performing at the Music Festival for the first time. We're featuring major league talent including Grammy-winning Steffen Kuehn in the trumpet section, Steve Dunne on guitar and Larry Antonino of Pablo Cruise on bass Dale Head , a jazz and blues powerhouse vocalist and trumpet player, today announced that he will be performing with the MindWinder Orchestra, as well as the SwingOMatics, at the Sacramento Music Festival.


  14. FESTIVAL: West Michigan's Free Weekend-Long Jazz Festival Announces 2016 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | All About Jazz

    GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation has announced the performance lineup for the fifth annual festival being held Saturday, August 20, and Sunday, August 21, at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Eleven diverse acts are on tap for West Michigan's only free, weekend-long jazz festival.


  15. Anna Smyrk joins Melting Pot song swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Before Nick Murphy was Chet Faker and Wally De Backer was Gotye they were just a pair of geezers trading stories in a hushed circle at Melting Pot's Songwriters In the Round. Organiser Liam Dixon says he borrowed the concept from Nashville's Bluebird Cafe, where songwriters' dialogue and one-off musical collisions make for unique moments of magic.


  16. Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Sydney Morning Herald

    This concert may well not have happened. The Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra, the country's pre-eminent large jazz ensemble, has just lost its Australia Council funding, and Randwick Council's commendable Twilight Concert Series may well be jeopardised by forced council mergers.


  17. Scottish-born jazz baritone saxophonist Joe Temperley diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | The Brownsville Herald

    Scottish-born baritone saxophonist Joe Temperley, a former member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra and a founding member of Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, has died at age 86. "For someone from another country and culture to exhibit the depth of belief that animated his sound was, and still is, truly miraculous," Marsalis said in a JALC statement announcing Temperley's death. "From the coal mines of Scotland, to clubs and concert halls all over the world.


  18. Andrew Rannells, James Lecesne, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming to Birdland This JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 |

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its June 2016 schedule, featuring: Bill Charlap Trio, Maria Schneider Orchestra, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Mike Stern and Bill Evans Quartet, Bucky Pizzarelli , Ravi Coltrane , ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella , Birdland Big Band, Jim Caruso 's Cast Party, and more. One of the world's premier jazz pianists, BILL CHARLAP has performed and recorded with many leading artists of our time, ranging from jazz masters Phil Woods and Wynton Marsalis to singers Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand .


  19. David ZakarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | All About Jazz

    A honours Bachelors graduate from the Yerevan State Conservatory, he combines Armenian musical perspectives with contemporary improvised music, presenting an inspired and personal approach. While studying in Armenia, David occupied the first alto chair and soloist for the Pop-Symphony Orchestra and Big Band of the Public Television and Radio of Armenia, under the direction of maestro Yervand Yerznkyan with notable performances at the opening of the "Golden Apricot Film Festival," "International National Jazz Day" music festival, and numerous concerts for Armenian troops in service .


  20. Cambridge News published Whittlesford News: Whittlesford Society and Whittlewomen both...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Cambridge Evening News

    Genome Campus at Hinxton to learn a little of what is happening now in the impressive modern buildings seen when passing the entrance roundabout halfway to Saffron Walden In July 2002 Whit Soc visited the Genome Campus to hear about the origins, development and achievements of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute at the site constructed in 1996 in the grounds of Hinxton Hall. In April 2005, a major extension was completed to accommodate new research programmes.