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  1. Hundreds of school kids get jazz immersion at Charleston Music HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Post and Courier

    The Jazz Artists of Charleston, Children's Museum of the Lowcountry and Mayor John Tecklenburg held Jazz Day for Kids on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Students from various schools in Charleston experienced a live performance from the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, the mayor and were the first to see the new Children's Museum swing exhibit. Brad Nettles/staff Mayor John Tecklenburg joined the Jazz Artists of Charleston and the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry to hold Jazz Day for Kids Tuesday, November 15th.


  2. Allen Jacobson conducts Yardbird Suite Jazz OrchestraRead the original story

    Friday Nov 25 | St. Albert Gazette

    Trombonist Allen Jacobson picks up the conductor's baton at the Yardbird Suite Jazz Orchestra concert on Sunday, Nov. 27. Journeys: The Road Taken Yardbird Suite Jazz Orchestra With guest conductor Allen Jacobson Sunday, Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. Yardbird Suite 11 Tommy Banks Way 102 St. and 86 Ave. Ticket information from 780-432-0428; also available at door Allen Jacobson isn't your typical trombone hero. Supremely fluent in his instrument, the St. Albert jazz musician, conductor and educator would rather communicate new and diverse ideas rather than show off complex technique.


  3. Q&A with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's Principal Clarinetist Katherine LacyRead the original story

    Friday Nov 25 | Croydon Guardian

    In 2017, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's exceptional Principal Clarinetist, Katherine Lacy, will be performing Mozart's ever-popular Clarinet Concerto at the Rose Theatre Kingston on January 28. We asked her a few questions about her career... What inspired you to become a musician as a child? My parents were involved in entertainment themselves and there were always classical music records on at home when I was growing up. One of my dad's favourites was Jack Brymer playing the Mozart Clarinet Concerto and I'm sure that it must have been that that drew me to the sound of the clarinet.


  4. London Jazz Festival 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | All About Jazz

    The London Jazz Festival, now in its 24th year, straddles the capital-its noble aim, as ever, is the provision of musical succour for the diverse tastes that make up the larger British jazz audience. You want mainstream, you'll find it.


  5. The hottest holiday shows this season in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 |

    Liam McKernan and Greg Wood star in the McCarter's production of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," running from Dec. 9 to 31 in Princeton Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra celebrate the holiday season with an afternoon performance of performing "Messiah" Dec. 18 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center under the direction of conductor George Manahan. While the work is now a Christmas tradition, it was originally introduced to the world in 1742 as a celebration of Easter.


  6. The Glenn Miller OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Ray McVay invites you to experience a "Feel For The Forties" as the world's greatest Big Band transports you back to the heady days and music of the 1940s - with the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders and the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter . Giving you a taste of the Lindy Hop dance moves of the Forties are the energetic and exciting Swing Time Jivers .


  7. Famed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Features Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker Suite, Up-Tempo Holiday ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | PR Log

    ... music, and world music, including collaborations with film, dance, choral groups and symphony orchestras. The orchestra has premiered more than 175 works and appears on 14 CDs. Visit the band at Aardvark is: Arni ...


  8. MoJO plays the holidays into the BoathouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Republican Journal

    The Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra will perform a holiday concert Saturday, Dec. 3, at 3:30 p.m. at the Belfast Boathouse, 34 Commercial St. MoJO is an 18-piece big band and will play an extraordinary mix of modern and traditional jazz and holiday favorites. Everyone, all ages, is invited to listen, dance and sing along.


  9. Brandon Bennett's "A Very Vegas Christmas" comes to Suncoast ShowroomRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | RGT Online

    Multi-talented entertainer Brandon Bennett returns to the Suncoast Showroom to deliver holiday cheer with his special performance, "A Very Vegas Christmas," on 2-3 December. Though Bennett is best known as a world-renowned Elvis Presley tribute artist, he'll shed the leather jumpsuits for "A Very Vegas Christmas."


  10. Last Night of the Christmas Proms at Lighthouse, PooleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Western Gazette

    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, together with popular guest-conductor Pete Harrison, will present an evening of Christmas classics and hits from the shows at Lighthouse, Poole on Saturday 17 December at 7.30pm. Joining them from the London stages will be talented singers Alison Jiear and Iain Mackenzie for a Christmas concert with a distinct swing flavour.


  11. Edgar a Dookya Chase, Jr., patriarch of restaurant family, dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Edgar "Dooky" Chase Jr., who with his wife Leah built his family restaurant , Dooky Chase's, into a New Orleans landmark, died Tuesday. He was 88. Mr. Chase's daughter, Stella Reese, said her father died Tuesday afternoon.


  12. Sun 27Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Chicago Parent

    This annual event includes family Open Skate, music provided by our DJ, performances by competitive skaters, assistance for new skaters in the Beginner Area, and discounts on upcoming programs. Chris Van Allsberg's best-selling book comes alive, including a visit from Santa and a small present for all aboard.


  13. a Very Vegas Christmas Brings Holiday Hits to the Suncoast Showroom this DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 |

    Multi-talented entertainer Brandon Bennett returns to the Suncoast Showroom to deliver holiday cheer with his special performance, "A Very Vegas Christmas," on Dec. 2-3. Though Bennett is best known as a world-renowned Elvis Presley tribute artist, he'll shed the leather jumpsuits for "A Very Vegas Christmas."


  14. The Granada Presents the Brian Setzer Orchestra's Christmas RocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 |

    Brian Setzer Orchestra's Christmas Rocks! on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 7:30pm. The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra whip up a huge dose of retro holiday cheer this season with their Christmas Rocks! Tour.


  15. Jane Monheit on teaming with Count Basie Orchestra for first time: 'I'm so excited!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... with the Basie band provides almost limitless musical options. "I think I'll be doing about 35 minutes with the orchestra," she said. "And, with the Sinatra theme, there's kind of nothing that you can't do. It's like an Ella theme - there are very ...


  16. Controlled Chaos: UCI's Jazz Orchestra Dazzles at Fall ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | New University

    The quarterly UCI Jazz Orchestra concert on Wednesday, November 16 featured a selection from the full historical and cultural range of the jazz musical tradition, including an original composition by the Grammy-winning director of the band, Dr. Bobby Rodriguez. The evening came alive with laughter and the complex rhythms of big band jazz.


  17. Brian Setzer's Christmas show coming to bergenPac and WellmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 |

    ... slickness, it's something that late-career Elvis would appreciate, too. And, sure enough, after Setzer and the orchestra members took their final bows, and Setzer came to the front of the stage to shake the hands of fans, and sign autographs, Elvis ...


  18. Music review: The John Wilson Orchestra, Glasgow Royal Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Sunday Herald

    I HAD been misinformed on a couple of crucial points - the concert featured not a note penned by George Gershwin nor singer Louise Dearman - but it would be pointless to quibble, because music-making of this quality can follow its own script. The Hollywood scores here ranged from Korngold and Franz Waxman through to Michel Legrand and John Williams, and the singers were Kim Criswell, demonstrating a fine facility with the back catalogue of Barbra Streisand, and regular favourite with the band Matthew Ford.


  19. Jazz Trumpeter Walt Szymanski with the Paul Keller Orchestra Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Metro Times

    Monday, November 21, 2016 - Ann Arbor The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra performs from 7-10 PM at Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard . Tonight, PKO welcomes their special guest, trumpet star Walt Szymanski, who is back home visiting from his home in Equador.


  20. Honor Flight annual fundraiser ball set for Dec. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | News Tribune

    A pair on this motorcycle joined about 200 other bikers June 29, 2016 to escort the Honor Flight home to Columbia, Mo. Motorcycle enthusiasts routinely meet in Kingdom City as an escort for each Honor Flight.