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Christian Scott is enthusing about the young musicians who make up the band he brings to Edinburgh Jazz Festival this weekend when he stops himself.
David Bowie's duet with Bing Crosby on the entertainer's 1977 Christmas television special left an indelible impression on Crosby's teenage children.
She was born to parents of Jamaican heritage, which has had a big influence on her musical tastes.
In June, the e-commerce giant said the service launched with over a million tracks and hundreds of curated playlists, which have now been expanded, as well.
A soft summer's day in New York. When the rain falls, you can count the drops. I'm sitting on a bench in Tompkins Square Park reading Twelfth Night as a drop kisses the page, then one or two or three more, just enough to ripple the paper.
Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald sure knows how to entertain backstage at Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill .
The festival's beginnings date back to March 2012 when local pianist Terence Collie and vocalist Janet McCunn teamed up to create a monthly jazz night at local restaurant Retro Bistro.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have recorded a duet album of jazz standards called Cheek to Cheek, which is due this fall.
All About Jazz is celebrating Steve Lacy's birthday today! Steve Lacy, one of the greatest soprano saxophonists of all time and a New England Conservatory faculty member since fall 2002, died Friday [June 4th, 2004] at New England Baptist Hospital.
The John Rae Collective, a bop sextet led by the young drummer from one of the first families of Scottish jazz, was one of the most important groups in the history of music round these parts.
Cheryl Bentyne of The Manhattan Transfer, a Skagit County native, performs in a solo performance at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St., Mount Vernon.
Multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk fought for racial equality, for fair treatment of disabled persons, and for greater appreciation of jazz.
The final album the great bassist Charlie Haden issued during his lifetime, Last Dance, is a duo with pianist Keith Jarrett, released shortly before his death at age 76 two weeks ago.
Charlie Parker was buried in Missouri, though he wanted to be buried in New York, the place he called home.
Hammond organist Larry Goldings, guitarist Peter Bernstein, and drummer Bill Stewart lay it on the line at a Village Vanguard gig, November 13, 2013.
Santa Monica Cultural Affairs presents the 9th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 02:49 am
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