Jewish music flavors a new production
May 18--Maybe you don't know where klezmer music comes from. But you probably know where it went.
Thu May 16, 2013
New Hampshire Public Radio -
100 Years Of Woody Herman: The Early Bloomer Who Kept Blooming
Woody Herman , who would have turned 100 on Thursday, bloomed early and late - and then later still.
Thu May 09, 2013
New York Daily News
Uptown Talk: Upcoming film profiles jazz greats who died before age 40
Fischer's 'They Died Before 40' profiles such musicians as pianist Fats Waller, drummer Chick Webb, bassist Jimmy Blanton and trumpeter Bunny Berrigan New York Jazz Museum founder Howard Fischer is completing a documentary, "They Died Before 40," about jazz greats who died young.
Tue May 07, 2013
Trailers: Music for Mother's Day
The documentary follows the untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their journeys from the late 1930s to the present day.
Jive Time: Jazz Night at Belmont High Tonight
The Belmont School District's Department of Fine & Performing Arts is presenting its annual Jazz Night tonight, Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Belmont High School auditorium.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Paramus Post
Bergen Performing Arts Center Kicks off Contemporary Arts Series Program Buy 3 Get 1 Free
Bergen Performing Arts Center wants to expose as many people to the arts as possible and is launching a Contemporary Arts Series Program where you can buy 3 tickets and get one free to selected shows including Smithsonian Jazz, an Ella Fitzgerald Tribute on Friday, October 4, Hungarian Fold Dance Monday October 21, Modori Sunday, November 9, Haifa ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Make Mine Music
Disney's follow-up to Fantasia combines shorts set to the popular music of the time: Benny Goodman, Dinah Shore and Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," among others.
Fri May 03, 2013
All About Jazz
Artie Shaw: His Life and Music
When Artie Shaw passed on December 30, 2004, one of the very last Swing Era giants was gone.
Thu May 02, 2013
Family Films in May and June
This May and June, Family Films celebrates artful animation and live-action animal adventures! The series kicks off with Tomm Moore's Oscar nominated 2009 film The Secret of the Kells , where 12-year old Brendan fights to help a monk complete a magical book of knowledge before it's too late.
Wed May 01, 2013
Concert preview: Edmonton's Littlebirds band grows fine jazz players
Twenty-five years on, the Littlebirds Big Band has become a choice launching pad for the next generation of Edmonton's jazz talents.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Big-band era finally closing for longtime Sacramento devotees
Lou Coppola, executive director of the Nor Cal Big Bands Preservation Society, looks over a CD of big-band music at his Land Park home.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Vail Daily News
Jazz Goes to School sextet to perform in Beaver Creek
What: Jazz Goes to School sextet performs "A Tribute to the Giants of Jazz" concert.
Charles Rennie Macintosh jazz suite's rave reviews
A JAZZ suite inspired by an iconic Charles Rennie Macintosh house is becoming a surprise cult hit on the Scottish jazz club scene.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Expanding Pre-K Education: How Philanthropy Could Do the Job Better than Obama
SEPTEMBER 20: A child looks out from class at the federally-funded Head Start school on September 20, 2012 in Woodbourne, New York.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Local Man In Marshall Concert
The Missouri Valley College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Garry Anders, Charles Ferguson, and Chuck Appleton will be presenting their final concert of the year tonight at 7:30 in the Harold L Lickey Auditorium of Bueker Middle School in Marshall, This is a free public program.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Allan Hancock College Concert Band to Perform Final 'Pops' Concert on May 11
The Allan Hancock College Concert Band will present its final "Pops" concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at the First Baptist Church in Santa Maria.
The Hartford Courant
Pianist Bill Charlap Carries On Jazz Trio Tradition
A master interpreter of classic American Songbook material, the inventive, expressive pianist Bill Charlap leads a brilliant, tightly knit unit that celebrates the art of the jazz piano trio with crackling interplay and warm, emotional depth.