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  1. Happy Birthday B.B. King: Collaborating With The King Spotify PlaylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | JamBase

    Blues legend B.B. King was born in rural Mississippi on this date in 1925. The acclaimed guitarist passed away in 2015 at the age of 89, leaving behind an outstanding body of work that saw the beloved musician collaborate with many of the top players in the world.


  2. Gareth Lockrane: Fistfight At The BarndanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Gareth Lockrane started playing the flute at the age of ten and having played in various bands, he went on to study with Eddie Parker, Mark Lockheart and Hugh Fraser at the London's Royal Academy of Music from 1994 to 1998. Lockrane was a member of the UK's renowned National Youth Jazz Orchestra from 1995 to 2001 contributing compositions and arrangements to this legendary big band.


  3. Seeking truth and freedom with a jazz trumpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Cohen says he and the musicians who share the stage with him must all have the same mindset. "We must all have the state of mind that we are out there for the search.


  4. Australian big band to play free concert in WarringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Warrington Guardian

    A BIG band from Queensland, Australia is travelling more than 9,000 miles to play a free concert in the town. Rockhampton Big Band will be sharing a stage with Warrington's North Cheshire Wind Orchestra at the Pyramid on Friday, September 22. The group is made up of students, aged between 12 and 17, and staff at the Rockhampton Grammar School who have had to cover their own costs for the trip through three years of fundraising.


  5. The University of the Arts 'Z' Big Band: Monterey, Here We ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Although the band consists entirely of undergraduate students between the ages of 18 and 22, it has the sound and energy of a top-of-the line touring jazz band. UArts "Z" Big Band Reception and Kickoff Concert Kaplan Auditorium University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA September 7, 2017 They were underdogs, but they gave it their best shot.


  6. Bickford Theatre Announces 2017-2018 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 |

    The Bickford Theatre has announced their 2017-18 season which includes a blend of jazz, bluegrass, classical, pop and a trio of live theater offerings. Subscription packages for the Main Stage productions are available and seats for most of this season's shows are reserved.


  7. All that jazz begins Friday in VacavilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Reporter

    Composer and critic Virgil Thomson described the uniquely American art form as “the most astounding spontaneous musical event to take place anywhere since the Reformation.” Be that as it may, jazz will be alive and well at Nut Tree and the Town Square once again this weekend as the Vaca Jazz Society presents its 18th annual free “Save Our Music” Vacaville Jazz Festival Friday to Sunday at the two city venues. The three-day event is expected to draw 30 artists and up to 300 musicians performing blues, gospel, Dixieland, swing, Big Band, bebop, Latin, funk, and pop during the festival weekend.


  8. 2017 Vacaville Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KUIC-FM Vacaville

    The Vaca Jazz Society presents its 18th Annual "Save Our Music" Jazz Festival September 15th through 17th in Downtown Vacaville and at the Nut Tree, supporting music events and educational programs in the community. This is Vacaville's original 3-day performing arts festival with over 30 artists, including 300 musicians at various venues city-wide performing blues, jazz, swing, gospel, bebop, big band, Latin, funk, rock and pop music.


  9. Glenn Miller Orchestra Swings Into Town To Perform At St Helens Theatre RoyalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 |

    St Helens Theatre Royal is delighted to announce that the Glenn Miller Orchestra will bring their amazing big band show Ray's In The Mood to the stage on Sunday 24th September! The world's greatest Big Band transports audiences back to the heady days and music of the 1940s -with direction from Ray McVay, the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders, and the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter. Giving audiences a taste of the Lindy Hop dance moves of the Forties are the energetic and exciting Swing Time Jivers as well as the Polka Dot Dolls singing songs of the Andrews Sisters.


  10. School piano to world jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | The Courier

    As a member of the tgraduating class from the James Morrison Academy he's been taught by Morrison and some of the world's best jazz artists. The pianist got his musical start at school at Ballarat Clarendon College and returns on September 15 with James Morrison as a member of the JMA Jazz Orchestra.


  11. The Orchestra descends upon MorristownRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Advertiser News (North)

    Enjoy your favorite Electric Light Orchestra hits from the musicians who originally performed them when The Orchestra takes the stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39-$59.


  12. Ohio Valley Music Guild to hold jazz eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Herald Star Online

    The Ohio Valley Music Guild's annual jazz event will feature the Paul Thompson Quartet on Sept.


  13. Concert on the Lawn Kicks Off 60th Monterey Jazz Festival Weekend, 9/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 |

    ... and Washington State. Read the biographies of the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra members. Five members of the orchestra are returning, including three-year trombonist Jasim Perales (Berkeley High School, Berkeley, Calif.); and trumpeter Carlos Ramos ...


  14. Vacaville Jazz Festival includes local musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    Will C. Wood senior Brette Stout will be one of the hundreds of musicians performing in the 18th annual Vacaville Jazz Festival produced by the Vaca Jazz Society from Sept. 15-17 in numerous locations.


  15. Cash is King at Ridgefield Playhouse This OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 |

    Nobody lived life like Johnny Cash, and nobody plays Johnny Cash like Cash is King! Legendary country rebel Johnny Cash comes to life in the re-creation show "Cash Is King." The Man in Black became a musical icon with a career spanning half a century and countless hits, including "Folsom Prison Blues," "I Walk the Line," "Ring of Fire" and many more.


  16. The Zembo Shrine Hosts The World Famous Glenn Miller OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 |

    The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements, will be performing in The Zembo Shrine on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. With its unique jazz sound, The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.


  17. The Glenn Miller Orchestra under Rick Gerber is at the Canberra TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Age

    ... Channel, He was 40 years old.. Gerber spends three or four months every year touring internationally with the orchestra, bringing the big band sound to audiences around the world with renditions of Tuxedo Junction , Little Brown Jug and Pennsylvania ...


  18. All that jazz: Orchestra plays into 70th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Shorthorn

    ... drummer, practices her skills as the sole drummer Aug. 30 in the Fine Arts Building. Katase, who has been in the orchestra for four years, said being part of it has given her the opportunity to travel to Germany, China, Sweden and many more places ...


  19. Exhibition explores Virginia's vital role in jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Powhatan Today

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  20. Fall arts preview: Whether local or passing through, the arts in Charleston has more to offer than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Post and Courier

    Drummer Ron Wiltrout is a versatile musician who often performs with the Charleston Jazz Orchestra and other bands in town. Tony Bennett accepts the award for best traditional pop vocal album for "The Silver Lining: The Songs of John Kern" at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles.