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  1. BWW Previews: Sonny Turner at Suncoast ShowroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... rose to fame in 1959 after being chosen out of 100 prospects to replace The Platters' original lead singer, Tony Williams . As the new lead vocalist, Turner began touring the world with the group at age 19. He left The Platters to begin his solo ...

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  2. Philly's Best Jazz JointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Phillymag.com

    ... This Germantown Avenue spot hosts local acts and Sunday night open jams with combos, singers, and spoken word. Tony Williams and the Giants of Jazz draw a faithful crowd every Monday evening. Relish , West Oak Lane Catch live a different live jazz ...

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  3. Six on Cellar LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... recording Seven Steps to Heaven (Columbia, 1963) that first featured Carter, pianist , and 17-year old Tony Williams, who would eventually become member s of Davis' second great quintet after the addition of saxophonist Wayne Shorter. This is what I ...

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  4. Leonardo Pavkovic: Nothing is OrdinaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... of electric jazz-rock fusion was born from sentiment and experience: Holdsworth replaced for a year as the Tony Williams Lifetime guitarist, and both Holdsworth and Pasqua were members of The New Tony Williams Lifetime. This Might Be Jazz opens just ...

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  5. JolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Music-News.com

    ... you have to improve drum independence? I don't think there's any easy way unless you're a child prodigy like Tony Williams or Elvin Jones. You have to practice hard or play plenty of live gigs. Listen to as many different styles of music as ...

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  6. Jazz great Herbie Hancock brings tour to OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... of all time. Now widely known as Davis' "Second Great Quintet," the outfit also featured Ron Carter on bass, Tony Williams on drums and (eventually) Wayne Shorter on saxophone. Hancock has also released approximately 40 albums as a band leader/solo ...

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  7. British jazz-fusion guitar maestro John McLaughlin on thanking America and his Grammy win last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Indian Express

    ... the blues as an 11-year-old, to playing rhythm-n-blues, to jazz. I arrived there in the '60s and played with Tony Williams, Miles Davis, Wayne Short, and all these people who are my peers now. So, this tour was to say thank you to America, for ...

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  8. How to Be a Responsible Music Fan in the Age of StreamingRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2018 | The Daily Irrelevant

    ... played on which album-is it the one with John Coltrane and Philly Joe Jones, or the one with Wayne Shorter and Tony Williams?

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  9. Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... before he was to take the stage at the LaRose Jazz Club. The show was part of a program honoring jazz musician Tony Williams. Outside the jazz club there was one protester, a woman who frequently hounded Cosby at his trial last year. She played ...

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  10. Bill Cosby makes surprise return to the stage as sexual assault retrial loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    ... lead to criminal charges. The veteran comedian appeared for a "special performance" in honor of jazz musician Tony Williams at the LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia on Monday. The appearance was his first time back in front of an audience since 2015. ...

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  11. Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Home

    ... before he was to take the stage at the LaRose Jazz Club. The show was part of a program honoring jazz musician Tony Williams. Outside the jazz club there was one protester, a woman who frequently hounded Cosby at his trial last year. She played ...

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  12. Names and facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... before he was to take the stage at the LaRose Jazz Club. The show was part of a program honoring jazz musician Tony Williams. Outside the jazz club there was one protester, a woman who frequently hounded Cosby at his trial last year. She played ...

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  13. Cosby Jokes in 1st Show Since 2015 He a Used to Bea ComedianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... African American actor and comedian took part in a special performance honoring drummer and jazz great, Tony Williams, his spokesman said. / AFP PHOTO / DOMINICK REUTER (Photo credit should read DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images) Comedian Bill Cosby ...

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  14. Alleged serial rapist Bill Cosby tries comedy againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | The Raw Story

    ... t Philadelphia's LaRose Jazz Club. Cosby's standup was part of a variety performance in honor of jazz musician Tony Williams, and he also engaged happily with the band behind him, scatting along with the music and briefly playing the drums.

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  15. Bill Cosby Returns To The Stage Amid Upcoming Sexual Assault CaseRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | Vibe

    Bill Cosby made his return to the stage Monday after keeping a low profile during his sexual assault trial. Announced on his Facebook page, Cosby performed at the LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia, as a tribute to Jazz fixture Tony Williams.

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  16. Cosby returns to stage for first time since assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    Disgraced American entertainer Bill Cosby is to return to the stage for the first time in nearly three years Monday, just months before his scheduled retrial for alleged sexual assault. The 80-year-old pioneering African American actor and comedian will take part in a special performance honoring drummer and jazz great, Tony Williams, at the LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia, his spokesperson said.

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  17. Cosby on stage for first time since sex assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | RTE.ie

    US entertainer Bill Cosby has returned to the stage for the first time in nearly three years, just months before his scheduled retrial for alleged sexual assault. The 80-year-old actor and comedian took part in a special performance honouring jazz drummer, Tony Williams, at the LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia.

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  18. Watch Bill Cosby Return To The Stage As Sexual Assault Retrial LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | WTLC-AM Indianapolis

    ... of his looming trial on sexual assault charges. pic.twitter.com/D7qldKi79B The "historic performance with the Tony Williams Jazz Quartet" was scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. at the LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia, where Cosby has been out and about ...

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  19. Scalise back at Capitol after successful surgery and other news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Herald Democrat

    ... co-founder Tad Schnugg, that he's scheduled a special performance in Philadelphia in honor of jazz musician Tony Williams. The 80-year-old comedian, who has laid low since his trial, resurfaced in Philly Sunday ahead of the NFC Championship game, ...

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  20. Bill Cosby does first stand-up gig since 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Bill Cosby got back on the stage for the first time since his public image of "America's Dad" was shredded by dozens of sexual assault allegations. Earlier Monday, Cosby announced a performance in Philadelphia for that evening, to be done in honor of jazz musician Tony Williams.

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