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  1. Award winning singer and BBC Radio 2 presenter in live jazz showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Hillingdon Times

    Clare will be accompanied by a trio of piano, drums and double bass at the Radlett Centre on April 1, offering a more intimate gig than those with her Big Band or her Hollywood Orchestra. After signing to independent label Candid in 2001 and releasing three acclaimed records, it was Clare's first album for Sony Jazz which became her breakthrough record.

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  2. Jazz singer Clare Teal looks forward to keeping the songs of Ella and Lena alive in GatesheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    Despite the emphasis on novelty and youth at this year's Gateshead International Jazz Festival , it is the time-honoured music of Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and others who will get things started. It will be delivered in a concert on Friday called The First Ladies of Swing by Clare Teal and her 17-piece Hollywood Orchestra, conducted by Guy Barker.

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  3. RECORDING: Blue Engine Records Releases "The Music of John Lewis"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | All About Jazz

    The bandleader of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and a prodigious pianist in his own right, Batiste joined the JLCO to tackle some of Lewis's most iconic tunes during a sold-out concert in Rose Theater, the House of Swing. Few captured the sleek, swinging sophistication of jazz better than pianist, composer, and bandleader John Lewis, who had a long, deep, personal relationship with Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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  4. Lucerne Jazz Orchestra: OaktreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Currently consisting of a vocalist and 17 musicians under the musical direction of David Grottschreiber, the group has consistently collaborated with fellow trailblazers and featured works by young composers dispersed throughout Europe, all in an attempt to revise and progress the very musical language from which it originated. Oaktree , the group's sixth studio album, flawlessly documents the distinctive voices that constitute its singular aesthetic through genre-crossing compositions, perceptive arranging, and rousing performances.

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  5. FASO kept LA crowd rockin' and swingin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    We always look forward to the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra's quality, enjoyable events. One of our favorites is FASO's "Swing The Night Away" where we can kick our heels, boogie, put our hair down, dance the night away with our friends, and enjoy the music of the orchestra.

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  6. The Milwaukee Jazz Orchestra: Welcome to SwingsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... standards, three originals (two of them his own), , "Blues in C." The result is an engaging session in which the orchestra performs respectably while the (unlisted) soloists are generally reliable and pleasing. Don Schamber's arrangement of "After ...

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  7. Jon Batiste and Wynton Marsalis Prize John Lewis, and Each OtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... will be available only on Spotify.) The album, which comes out on Friday, features a 16-piece configuration of the orchestra, with Mr. Batiste joining as a special guest. Every tune and nearly all the arrangements were written by John Lewis, who ...

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  8. Goshen concert, jazz bands take the stage todayRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    Goshen College's All-Campus Band and Lavender Jazz ensemble will perform in a joint concert today at 7:30 p.m in Goshen College Music Center's Sauder Concert Hall.

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  9. Turnaround Artists to Bring the 1940s to The Playhouse with in the MoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    IN THE MOOD, A 1940s Big Band Music Revue presented by Turnaround Artists will appear at The Playhouse on Rodney Square for two shows on Thursday, April 6 at 2PM & 7:30PM. Tickets, which are on sale now, are $34-68 and may be purchased by calling The Playhouse Box Office at 302.888.0200 or online at www.ThePlayhouseDE.org .

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  10. Best Jazz Vocalist Nominee Polly Gibbons celebrates Ella's 100th ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Following sold-out tours in the U.K. opening for George Benson and Gladys Knight , including two acclaimed performances at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall , singer/songwriter Polly Gibbons is set to make a British invasion with the release of her highly-anticipated second album, Is It Me...? on Resonance Records on April 21, 2017. Produced by label owner and founder George Klabin, the 12-track collection fully embraces the inspiring, expansive array of American jazz, soul and blues influences that have infused her dynamic career as an artist and live performer, Polly, who recently earned her second prestigious Best Jazz Vocalist Jazz FM Award Nomination, has been a staple of the UK Jazz Scene since the mid-2000s.

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  11. Review: Rufus WainwrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Earlier stage productions of Rufus Wainwright's Prima Donna were savaged by critics and his Auckland cut-down "symphonic visual concert" of the opera remained curiously unsatisfactory. Music that could slip innocuously into scores by Massenet or Puccini failed to deliver a truly soaring aria to take the marvellous Madeleine Pierard, playing the fading diva, to the heights she deserved.

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  12. Vlatko Stefanovski: The Big Band Orchestra of the Slovenian Armed Forces feat. Vlatko StefanovskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... here is how the big band has translated the arrangements usually done by the Stefanovski's guitar trio. The orchestra is harmonically open, detailed and quick. It is spontaneous and precise. The interaction here means everything. The soloist is ...

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  13. EVENT: Buddy Rich Year-Long Centennial Celebration to Begin at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Cathy Rich, daughter of the iconic and Award-winning drummer Buddy Rich and vocalist with the Buddy Rich Band, announced today that a year-long tribute will take place celebrating the life and legacy of Buddy Rich on the occasion of the legend's centennial. After her father's passing, Cathy devoted herself to preserving the legacy she was born into.

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  14. University of Findlay Jazz Ensem... @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary's TLB AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | TheCourier.com

    The University of Findlay Jazz Ensemble spring concert theme is "Jazz - Any Way You Like It."

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  15. Hot Pick: Night and Day OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The Logon Cafe will be transformed into a big band venue when the Night and Day Orchestra takes the stage. Jazz and swing are the orchestra's specialties, so be ready to get dolled up and dance to their best tunes.

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  16. Review: Danilo Perez leads provocative tribute to jazz giants at Orchestra HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Avishai Cohen , Chris Potter, Roman D'az and Wycliffe Gordon perform at Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Ella, Mongo and Monk at the Symphony Center Friday. Avishai Cohen , Chris Potter, Roman D'az and Wycliffe Gordon perform at Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Ella, Mongo and Monk at the Symphony Center Friday.

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  17. Buddy Rich Year-Long Centennial Celebration to Begin at Lincoln Center TributeRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | World News Report

    After her father's passing, Cathy devoted herself to preserving the legacy she was born into. It was Buddy's wish to keep his band and music alive for young people in future generations and it has been her mission to make sure her father's wish comes true.

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  18. Tommy Dorsey Orchestra to Perform at the Coralville Center for the Performing ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts will host The One and Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Friday, March 24 at 7:00 PM. One of America's most-beloved jazz ensembles, the group is most famous for helping to launch the career of Frank Sinatra.

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  19. Music: Why jazz runs in Rick Margitza's bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    PLAYING with jazz legends runs in Rick Margitza's family. The saxophonist, who returns to Scotland to perform at Aberdeen Jazz Festival this weekend, worked with Miles Davis in 1989, appearing on the Amandla album and subsequent live releases.

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  20. Concert review | Columbus Jazz Orchestraa s big-band show is smooth, snappy, sensuousRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Yes, the flaxen-haired bombshell is eternally linked to the song “Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend” in Howard Hawks' 1953 musical comedy “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” On Thursday in the Southern Theatre, however, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra demonstrated that it could easily slide into Marilyn's shoes. Backed by the CJO, guest saxophonist Harry Allen was featured in a gorgeous, smooth-as-silk orchestral arrangement of “Diamonds.” The performance was among the highlights in a program inspired by big-band music, especially tunes performed by bandleaders Cab Calloway and Lionel Hampton.

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