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  1. WWII-era themed party to benefit at-risk women veterans in DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Model D

    The creators of Detroit Gastby , a bi-annual 1920s themed party, are organizing another historically-themed event. And once again, a portion of the proceeds are going to charity.


  2. Revelers dance the night away at the Victoria AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Sounds of big band music poured out of the open hangar door at Victoria Air Maintenance Saturday evening and the prominent wingspan and fuselage of a Second World War-era Canso jutted out from the space. Dancers were cutting rugs inside the hangers, decorated with a parachute, cam netting and yet another aircraft.


  3. 7/30/17: Today's Top Tips: SundayRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | Nippertown!

    MUSIC : BeauSoleil @ Music Haven , Schenectady. Led by multi-instrumentalist Michael Doucet , Louisiana's legendary Cajun combo is sure to keep the dance floor hoppin'.


  4. Big bands, hot tunes, cool kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | The Columbian

    It's been generations since brassy jazz played by guys wearing tuxedoes was America's mainstream pop music. But, for plenty of people, it still don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing.


  5. South Park Summer Concert Series Starts To Wrap UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WMFD-TV Mansfield

    Despite the muggy weather that threatened to rain throughout the evening, the concert at South Park's pavilion went on as planned. Percy Hall and his Orchestra took the spotlight Thursday night, as they played a selection of jazz standards and big band classics.


  6. Smooth sounds with Joss KiddRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 |

    Scottish musician Joss has a style shaped both by legendary jazz pioneers Jim Hall and Tal Farlow, and also more contemporary players including Gilad Heskelman. He performed with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland before moving to London to study jazz at university.


  7. Jazz Concert With New Millennium Comes To Village At WinonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Times-Union

    WINONA LAKE Margaret Murphy-Webb and New Millennium Jazz Orchestra will perform at the fourth of seven summertime concerts in the Grace College & Village at Winona Festival of Music. The free, family-friendly concert will take place Saturday at the Hillside Amphitheater, located on the hillside of Spring Fountain Park in the Village.


  8. Tomkats Jazz Orchestra is weekly tradition at The Blue ParrottRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Tomkats Jazz Orchestra performs weekly at The Blue Parrott Bar and Grill in St. Pete Beach. The group plays every Monday night, rain or shine.


  9. Phoenix concert news: Thrice, Circa Survive, Dream Theater, Crystal Pepsi Throwback TourRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    Thrice, Circa Survive, Dream Theater, Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray, the Brian Setzer Orchestra and Frankie Valli have all anounced concerts in Phoenix. Phoenix concert news: Thrice, Circa Survive, Dream Theater, Crystal Pepsi Throwback Tour Thrice, Circa Survive, Dream Theater, Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray, the Brian Setzer Orchestra and Frankie Valli have all anounced concerts in Phoenix.


  10. Brian Setzer reflects on 25 years of the Brian Setzer Orchestra as it ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Wave

    ... a handful of albums and tours before parting ways again, which is when Setzer seized the opportunity to form the orchestra. "People would say 'Why would you do something like this when you have something like Stray Cats that's so popular?'," he ...


  11. Applications Now Open for BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop.Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 |

    Broadcast Music, Inc. , the global leader in music rights management, is now accepting applications for its 30th annual BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. The application deadline is Tuesday, August 15th, and is now available on .


  12. For a devoted crowd of Metairie dancers, the band plays onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... sounds of the big bands. Bryan Barberot plays the drums with the 13-member Pat Barberot Band. Bryan took over the orchestra from its namesake founder, his father, who died in 2007. It's 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, and the one-story brick building on ...


  13. end: PDX Pop Now, Portland Zine Symposium and 9 Other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Willamette Week

    PDX Pop Now Anyone who thinks Portland's music scene is nothing but sad indie dudes and warbling ukulele players needs to spend some time at PDX Pop Now, which brings together a broad sample platter of the best local sounds-from punk to jazz, folk to hip-hop, metal to EDM-all under one bridge. Read our list of potential breakout acts here .


  14. Read "Los Angeles Jazz Institute Festival "Big Band Spectacular" 2017, Part 1-4"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Part 4 Organised by Ken Poston, head of the Los Angeles Jazz Institute , and advertised as the "Largest Big Band Festival of all time!," this was a fine exposition of many of the best big bands from the greater Los Angeles area and a celebration of the rich traditions of the big band in jazz, past and present. Poston has organised twice yearly five-day festivals for over twenty years, generally with themes that re-create an earlier era and draw from the vast and rich archive of music held at the LAJI, and representing many decades of West Coast jazz activity.


  15. Amador grad is Next Generation jazz manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Solomon Alber plays tenor saxophone with Monterey Jazz Festival's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, one of 20 teens chosen nationwide for the honor. The tenor saxophonist was one of 20 teens nationwide chosen by Monterey Jazz Festival for its 2017 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, which toured New York and Canada in late June and will perform in the 60th annual Monterey Jazz Festival on Sept.


  16. Ella Fitzgerald is easy to love - but harder to honor - at the Hollywood BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    In 2014, the Hollywood Bowl presented a concert tribute to the late, great Ella Fitzgerald that had its heart - but not its mind - in the right place. With warmly respectful performances by Patti Austin, Dee Dee Bridgewater and others, "To Ella with Love" paid tender homage to the legendary jazz singer yet failed to advance or deepen our understanding of her artistry.


  17. Snake plays Leeds festRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 |

    SEVEN Jazz will be branching out from Chapel Allerton into the city centre on August 3 for the first Leeds Jazz Festival. There will be six free-entry live performances in Millennium Square and ticketed workshops including How To Learn Jazz at the nearby Carriageworks Theatre.


  18. Motif: My Head Is ListeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | All About Jazz

    VA gan possesses a restless imagination, and nothing stays quite as it seems in his inventive post-bop constructs, which typically spool through a variety of moods, peppered by adventurous outpourings. In an accomplished cast pianist , stands out both for his exploratory expositions and raw-boned comping.


  19. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Marcus CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 |

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. The orchestra makes a return to the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm.


  20. Rock this holiday: Stray Cats frontman announces dates for Brian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    Brian Setzer fans will once again get chance to rock around the Christmas tree this holiday season, as the Stray Cats frontman has announced plans for his 19-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra 's 14th annual Christmas Rocks! Tour . The 2017 edition of the trek will visit 30 cities, kicking off November 11 in Setzer's adopted hometown of Minneapolis and winding down December 28 in Bellingham, Washington.