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  1. Muskoka Concert Band fills Memorial Park for delightful old-time band concert ThursdayRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | Muskoka Today

    A crowd of about 100 music lover filled Memorial Park for a tradition old-time band concert, one of the largest crowds in years said MCB member Pam Dunlop. Conductor Neil Barlow led the 40-piece wood and brass band through an hour-long program on a perfect night with a gentle breeze and lovely sunset.


  2. Jools Holland talks about his two Nottinghamshire showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... Lavis" and he would come out - he was the big band. It has literally slowly evolved into a big band and as the orchestra grew its popularity grew. I am just so pleased that people like it and that they come out and see it because without those ...


  3. Senior Saturday concerts in JulyRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | Tulsa Beacon

    The first one will kick off on July 30 at 2 p.m. with a concert which will feature the American Celebration Orchestra along with a soloist, Colleen Thompson, who sings a lot for Veterans' groups as well as for the Frontline Singers. Lots of patriotic music will be played such as You're a Grand Ol' Flag, God Bless the USA and America My Home and others. 1 comment

  4. Close to seditionRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | Newsday

    PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday rejected allegations made by Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha general secretary Satnarayan 'Sat' Maharaj that former prime minister Patrick Manning, who died on July 2, was a racist. Speaking at the post-Cabinet news conference at the Office of the Prime Minister in St Clair, Rowley said the matter was not discussed at Cabinet but felt it important, as Prime Minister, to respond.


  5. See Joe Stilgoe and his Big Band Live At The Lyric Hammersmith This DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 |

    The Lyric Hammersmith will welcome Joe Stilgoe and his big band who take up residency at the Lyric for three nights of seasonal mayhem, mischief and romance on Monday 5, 12 and 19 of December 2016. Tickets go on sale today at 10am.


  6. Benedetti, CSO give Marsalis premiere impassioned advocacy at RaviniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... orchestral outbursts and lion-like brass snarls. A cadenza for the soloist leads into a stride section with the orchestra basses thumping the backs of their instruments. "Rondo burlesque" is fast and frenetic with bluesy slides for the solo violin. ...


  7. Summer Jamfest heats up CentenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Centenary Stage Company turns the Lackland Center into "Your Ultimate Vacation Destination" as the 2016 Summer Jamfest launches on Saturday at 8 p.m., with Parrotbeach, A Jimmy Buffett Tribute. Parrotbeach claims on its website to be "one of the hardest working full-time Buffet bands on the circuit today."


  8. The Classical Garden sprouts at Umlauf siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Austin American Statesman

    ... Jane Sibley and Umlauf dynamo Nina Seely , another somebody who gets things done. A quartet of musicians from the orchestra played Beethovan, but, sadly, insistent conversation dampened the treat. It was easier to hear the big band that followed. ...


  9. MoJO takes over downtown BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Republican Journal

    The Belfast Summer Nights outdoor concert series will present Midcoast's own Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra Thursday, July 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the downtown corner of High and Main streets. The 18-piece MoJO plays a wide range of modern and traditional big band music with a variety of other styles, as well.


  10. Glenn Miller Orchestra to strike up nostalgia in free outdoor concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... will transport audience members to the big band era, performed by masters of the genre. Last year's concert by the orchestra drew 500 people, including the public and residents of the retirement community. Guests are welcome to bring picnics, and ...


  11. New leader for Jazz RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    There's good news for lovers of Jazz Roots at the Adrienne Arsht Center, who may have wondered about the fate of the popular concert series since founder Larry Rosen passed away last fall . Shelly Berg, the innovative leader of the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, will guide Jazz Roots as artistic advisor, Arsht officials have announced.


  12. Keeping the swing alive: Wycliffe Gordon will celebrate big band jazz in Mount AiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Duke Ellington wrote "It Don't Mean a Thing " in 1931, heralding the dawn of the swing era a few years later. The days of the big band as popular music had long passed by the time Wycliffe Gordon was born in 1967, but the versatile trombonist has spent much of his career revisiting the music of the swing era, both as a former member of Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and fronting his own bands, which have recorded tribute albums to Ellington and Gordon's idol, Louis Armstrong.


  13. Island Swing Orchestra performs SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    The performance opens with a silent auction at 3 p.m., featuring paintings by Big island artists Shirley Pu Wills and Alex Sanches, followed by the concert from 4-6 p.m. "We want people to come enjoy high quality music from the golden age of big bands," said Creative Director Marius Stranger. "This time, we chose to present one big band leader, and my first choice was Benny Goodman.


  14. Cleveland POPS Announces Annual Music Scholarship Competition, 11/20Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 |

    June 22, 2016 -- The Cleveland POPS Orchestra announces the eighteenth annual competition for its Jean L. Petitt Memorial Music Scholarship. This year's competition will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2016, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Cleveland Institute of Music, 11021 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106.


  15. Emerald Isle celebrated in Rhythm of the DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... to America for a three week tour. The tour was such a success that we then toured Scandinavia without the orchestra as it was much too expensive to move the National Concert Orchestra around and now, here we are all those years later still touring ...


  16. A sequel to 1973 from Van MorrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Van Morrison was riding high in 1973 - as a songwriter, singer and performer. For proof, music lovers need look no further than the double live album "It's Too Late to Stop Now," which Morrison released the following year.


  17. UCF helps movie musician flourishRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Robert Schaer is having a busy 2016 in the movies. His credits include "Zootopia," "The Jungle Book," "10 Cloverfield Lane," "Central Intelligence," "X-Men: Apocalypse," "The Secret Life of Pets" and the upcoming "Ghostbusters," "Ice Age: Collision Course," "Hands of Stone" and "La La Land."


  18. RECORDING: "Leap of Faith," 4th CD by Trumpeter/Composer Steffen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... Latin compositions and arrangements, some by Kuehn. Little-known at the time outside the Bay Area, the orchestra sent shockwaves throughout the international Latin music community when it won the 2014 Best Tropical Latin Album Grammy over superstar ...


  19. 'Leap of Faith,' 4th CD by Trumpeter/Composer Steffen Kuehn,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... Latin compositions and arrangements, some by Kuehn. Little-known at the time outside the Bay Area, the orchestra sent shockwaves throughout the international Latin music community when it won the 2014 Best Tropical Latin Album Grammy over superstar ...


  20. Segerstrom Center's Jazz Weekend Returning This OctoberRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 |

    Jazz greats will be honoring jazz legends during Segerstrom Center's Jazz Weekend taking place October 7 - 9, 2016. This will be a celebratory weekend featuring music from the last 100 years of this great musical genre in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.