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  1. Christmas entertainment at the Cambridge Corn Exchange with the Glenn Miller OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Hunts Post

    For more than 20 years, concert promoter Raymond Gubbay has been staging a wide range of Christmas entertainment across the UK in prestigious venues such as London's Royal Albert Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall and the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow. This year will see an expansion of such activities with three festive performances at the Cambridge Corn Exchange in December.

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  2. Something for every taste and music to all ears at Halesworth Arts FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    With a reputation for special performances in an intimate setting Halesworth Arts Festival has become a much-loved fixture on the region's artistic calendar. We take a look at what's in store in 2017 as its begins this weekend.

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  3. Review: Lang Lang Opens Carnegie Season With a Gershwin GimmickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The New York Times

    Carnegie Hall's opening night gala is both a festive concert and an important fund-raiser. Programs typically include some audience favorites or lighter works, which is understandable.

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  4. Jazz at Lincoln Center Celebrates Leonard Bernstein CentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    Jazz at Lincoln Center joins the international centennial celebration honoring world-renowned educator, conductor, composer, activist and humanitarian Leonard Bernstein . As a composer, Bernstein united diverse musical elements at a time when it was not widely accepted, combining classical European traditions with American styles including jazz, blues, and Latin dance in iconic works including West Side Story, Candide, Wonderful Town, and On the Town .

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  5. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Songbook Concerts Celebrate Band Members' Original WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... big bands play splendidly, in their own fashion, but only an organization that tours as prolifically as "The orchestra is so dedicated to excellence and has performed for such a long time at an extremely high level on different styles of music and ...

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  6. Russ Wilson's Famous Orchestra helps Isis Music Hall celebrate its fifth anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    Asheville is populated with scores of hardworking, ever-busy creative people who endeavor to bring their chosen art to the public. But among those, perhaps the busiest of all is Russ Wilson .

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  7. Enjoy a wizard night with pop legend RoyRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Swindon Advertiser

    POP wizard Roy Wood was only 17 when he founded The Move, whose hit song, Flowers In The Rain, was the first record ever played on BBC Radio 1. More than 50 golden years later, the musician is still top of his game and will be bringing his latest band incarnation, Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band, to Swindon next week on the Red E2 Rock Tour. Roy's first adventure into performing in public was with a big band at his sister's wedding when he was just six.

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  8. The Glenn Miller Orchestra is scheduled to perform at Infinity Music...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world. Nick Hilscher, the orchestra's music director and vocalist, creates an atmosphere of richness as the band remains devoted to the Miller sound, interpreting ...

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  9. Meet Tom WellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Jazz gets into your soul. It makes you tap your foot. It simply feels good and makes you happy.

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  10. Glenn Miller Orchestra to play BRECRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Yahoo!

    The world renown Glenn Miller Orchestra will bring their 24-piece band to the Bunbury Regional entertainment on Ocotber 8. Unforgettable music from the golden era of swing will take audiences on a sentimental journey down memory lane when the Glenn Miller Orchestra explodes onto the stage at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre next month. Direct from the USA, the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will highlight the great big band hits in the original Glenn Miller arrangements in celebration of the band's 80th anniversary.

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  11. Senior health expo, big band dance on tap at McBrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    The free health expo is from 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday. Free flu shots and resource information provided by Brookdale Senior Living, HICAP, Kaiser Permanente, the Social Security Administration, Vacaville Fire Department and veterans is on the agenda.

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

    Sep 28, 2017 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    ... ease and alacrity, and surprising and satisfying listeners at every turn,this work superbly played by both the orchestra and the soloists, (Marsalis really stretches out here and Melford drives the band with her sure authority and sarcastic ...

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  13. Delfeayo Marsalis is Jazz RoyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Folio Weekly

    There is always something about watching live music inside a church that's just special, independent of whatever is actually going on there.

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  14. Budding musicians get big band experience | Photos, VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Bega District News

    The group rehearsal was the students favourite part of the day, because it brought all of their individual work together. Students from across the Bega Valley, and as far ad Sydney and Dubbo, came together to play at the South Coast Music Camp.

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  15. 'Shared passion': WestCoast Big Band Festival sounds off in Surrey for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Surrey-based Mighty Fraser Big Band is featured during the WestCoast Big Band Festival, at Northwood United Church on Oct. 13 and 14. Surrey-based Mighty Fraser Big Band is featured during the WestCoast Big Band Festival, at Northwood United Church on Oct. 13 and 14. SURREY - The swingin' sounds of big-band jazz will fill a Fleetwood-area church during a festival held there for a second time. The third edition of WestCoast Big Band Festival will take place at Northwood United Church on Oct. 13 and 14, featuring free concerts performed by several local bands.

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  16. Entertainment NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... p.m. Friday at Simon Park, Front and Main streets, Conway. The program of "audience favorites" and previews of the orchestra's 2017-18 season will include the Rosamunde Overture by Franz Schubert, "Farandole" from L'Arlesienne by Georges Bizet, the ...

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  17. Taking the music higherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Trinidad Guardian

    Kenny Phillips began learning to play the guitar at the age of 17 when his elder sister, Dr Diane Williams, brought home a guitar from her music class at Naparima Girls' College. Today, not only is Phillips an accomplished musician, arranger, engineer and publisher but he is also the owner of Wack Radio, the country's flagship indigenous music radio station and the new Aspire TV.

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  18. Cal Pops brings alive the Big Band sounds of the 1930s and '40sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Any excuse for a dress change, Honfi treated us with something appropriate for Johnny Mercer's "Tangerine." The orchestra threw in a couple of good medleys and I especially enjoyed the one based around Henry Mancini's arrangement of "Cherokee," with ...

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  19. Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor has been waiting all his life to play Django ReinhardtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... his - and found a different voice, a louder voice." Taylor isn't planning to blare, just soar over the top of the orchestra when need be. The instrumentation of the orchestra in this particular guise has been chosen to recreate the atmosphere of ...

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  20. In Season Opener, Marsalis & JLCO Pay Tribute to Jelly Roll MortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... and "Jelly Roll Blues" with lesser-known works like the slow drag "Deep Creek" and "Burnin' The Iceberg." The orchestra's approach to these early jazz masterpieces was to reveal both the modern in Morton's original arrangements and the roots that ...

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