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  1. CLC music department to present eight instrumental and choral concerts this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Daily Herald

    Terrell Stafford, a legendary trumpet player and member of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, performs at the College of Lake County 40th Annual Guest Artist Concert May 4. More than 250 musicians from the College of Lake County Music department will present eight instrumental and choral concerts this spring. One of the highlights is the 40th Annual Guest Artist Concert featuring Terell Stafford, a Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpet player, on May 5. Wind Ensemble Concerts, Sunday, March 5 and Sunday, May 7 at 4 p.m. The 50-member Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Michael Flack, will present a variety of challenging and beautiful music from the wind ensemble repertoire.


  2. The Month in Weird: March's Best Avant-Garde ConcertsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 1 | The New York Observer

    The month of March is a mind-blowing treasure trove of concerts running the schizophrenic gamut from drone metal, to big-band jazz, to techno dub, to noise-rock to goth-folk. But there's even more intrepid sounds to feast upon.


  3. JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... With virtuosic big band arrangements of seminal works like "Una Muy Bonita," "Lonely Woman," and "Peace," the Orchestra will foray deep into Coleman's incomparable musical world. 2017 Grammy Award-winning composer, arranger, saxophonist, and ...


  4. Lowcountry eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Bluffton Today

    The public is invited to the First Friday Networking of the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce from 6-8 p.m. March 3 at the Best Western Sea Island Inn Dolphin Room, 1015 Bay Street. Catering will be provided by Aunt Pearlie Sue and Singleton's Catering.


  5. Shetland saxophonist Rachael Cohen's capital city homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Sunday Herald

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  6. Amanda Carr and Les Femmes de Chanson to Play Feinstein's/54 Below This SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 |

    Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson'. From A Night in Tunisia to A Night to Remember, this all-female, all-star trio delivers an inspired take on the American Songbook.


  7. From jive to Swing as the Farris Concert Season resumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Richmond Daily News

    Two musical sounds - a jiving rhythm and blues band and a smooth Big Band orchestra - may seem to have little in common. Mark Howard was on the Farris Theatre stage this weekend, playing sax for the popular Kansas City dance and party band Four Fried Chickens and a Coke.


  8. Big band heroes swing into townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Yahoo!

    This weekend's performances by the Evan Sherman Big Band are sure to be the feel-good smash hit of this year's PIAF Chevron Festival Gardens program. It's very rare that a big band playing the authentic kind of jazz that became popular in the US during the swing era of the 1920s and 30s comes to town.


  9. VIDEO / DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: The Clayton Brothers QuintetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... Quintet," while John's preference for big bands led to formation of the CHJO. After more than three decades, the orchestra may have a higher public profile, thanks in no small part to having recorded and performed with popular guests such as John ...


  10. Taylor Ho Bynum salutes his mentors on a rich, sprawling new big-band albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum is tightly connected to the legacy and sound of visionary composer and reedist Anthony Braxton -he studied under Braxton, has played under his leadership for decades, and serves as executive director of the Tri-Centric Arts Foundation , which administers Braxton's prolific output. In his own music, though, Bynum has usually mapped his own path.


  11. Black Box Jazz presents the Kenny Hadley Big BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 |

    THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music, and event venue, presents a Big Band Brunch with the renowned Kenny Hadley Big Band on Sunday, March 5. The critically acclaimed 16-piece ensemble, led by drummer Kenny Hadley, boasts masterful musicians with performance ties to Big Band legends Woody Herman, Count Basie , Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich and more. The band has shared the stage with such notables as the Count Basie Orchestra and the Duke Ellington Orchestra and has hosted guest soloists including Clark Terry and Louie Bellson.


  12. Must Do Brisbane: Sleeping Beauty comes to BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Brisbane's world class circus ensemble Circa team up with Merrigong Theatre Co to bring this breath-taking new circus-theatre show to the Powerhouse Theatre stage. Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm.


  13. New in the KUCI Jazz LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    Fronting an ensemble New York's finest, , Haidu propels this set of tunes with fanatical energy and controlled fervor. His playing sounds so authentic, so impassioned, so committed, so unselfconscious, that whether he is swinging hard, or laying back in the cut, you trust what he has to say.


  14. Enjoy Big Band Sounds with the Capital Jazz Orchestra in April at the CCARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 |

    The Big Band sounds of Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and Woody Herman are revived as jazz clarinet master and Benny Goodman alumnus Ken Peplowski teams up with the Capital Jazz Orchestra at the historic Capitol Center for the Arts in Downtown Concord on Sunday, April 2 for "Artie, Benny, Woody". Tickets are currently on sale starting at $20, plus any applicable fees for phone/Internet sales.


  15. SIng! Sing! Sing! The McCallum Theatre Brings the Desert 'A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 |

    The performance features the Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra with 18 of the country's top musicians, conducted by Terry Myers, and with Special Guest Vocalist Nancy Osborne. Relive the legendary concert that made Benny Goodman the most celebrated jazz bandleader of his day.


  16. Capital City Jazz Orchestra performing outside the Dylan Thomas Centre.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | This is South Wales

    JAZZ vibes will ring out in the maritime quarter once again this summer with the return of a popular showcase event which has established itself in a short time. Swansea International Jazz Festival returns for the fourth year from June 15 to 18, with over 50 events taking place at 15 venues on land and one on the water.


  17. RECORDING: Ben Markley Big Band - "Clockwise: The Music of Cedar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Performing iconic compositions such as "Hindsight," "Bolivia," and "Holy Land," Markley brings together fellow faculty members from the University of Wyoming and top-flight Denver -area musicians to produce an honest and swinging recording that honors Cedar Walton while presenting his music in a bright new light. " hear a big band's interpretation of Cedar's music has to be the most beautiful thing I have ever heard in my life!... I know Cedar is beaming at the results!!"—Martha Walton Ben Markley, a jazz pianist, has performed with .


  18. Rise upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... perform Wynton Marsalis' work, "All Rise" under the baton of William Eddins at the Strathmore. Marsalis and the orchestra will be joined on stage by the Morgan State University Gospel Choir, the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the National ...


  19. Jazz composer Maria Schneider performed (and celebrated) a Minnesota-inspired masterpieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    It's possible to imagine that T.S. Eliot had Maria Schneider in mind when he wrote " ... and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time." Schneider, perhaps the most admired big-band jazz leader and composer of our time, has lived and worked in New York City since the late '80s.


  20. PERFORMANCE: A Night of Jazz with "George Who?"Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | All About Jazz

    You may not know him by name, but changes are great you've heard this saxophonist's performances over the past five decades on countless hit pop, rock 'n' roll or jazz recordings, movie and TV soundtracks.* Studio musicians and even big-band section players often toil in anonymity, unlike the exposure that can come from small group jazz performances. If you do know George Young by name, so much the better.