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3 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Racism, Blindness and Paralysis Could Not Stop the Unrelenting Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk fought for racial equality, for fair treatment of disabled persons, and for greater appreciation of jazz.


Related Topix: Roland Kirk, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

7 hrs ago |

Juan Rodriguez: Charlie Haden's death leaves us without an anchor

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.


Related Topix: Charlie Haden, Keith Jarrett

11 hrs ago |

Where America's jazz greats are spending eternity

Charlie Parker was buried in Missouri, though he wanted to be buried in New York, the place he called home.


Related Topix: Charlie Parker, Gladstone, MO, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald

15 hrs ago |

Jazz Legend Kenny G to Perform at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival, 8/23

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-George Schram.


Related Topix: Symphony, Kenny G, Irvine, CA, University of Washington

Mon Jul 21, 2014

'Ramshackle Serenade' highlights jazz leadership amongst trio of vets

Hammond organist Larry Goldings, guitarist Peter Bernstein, and drummer Bill Stewart lay it on the line at a Village Vanguard gig, November 13, 2013.


Attention Santa Monica: Your Jazz on the Lawn Lineup 2014

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs presents the 9th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, August, CA, New Orleans

Faux Jazz funeral held for 1964 murder victim Mary Sherman

Jazz Funeral music filled the air at 3101 St. Charles Avenue, where Mary Sherman, MD was found murdered in a grizzly scene.


Related Topix: New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Sonny Clark

All About Jazz is celebrating Sonny Clark's birthday today! Conrad Yeatis A'Sonny" Clark was an American jazz pianist who mainly worked in the hard bop idiom.


Related Topix: Herminie, PA, Wardell Gray

Customer Interaction Solutions

Arthur D. Little Announces the Election of Its Chief Executive...

Arthur D. Little, the global management consultancy linking strategy, technology and innovation to transform business, announces that its Board of Directors has been re-elected by its General Assembly of Shareholders during the Annual General Meeting held in Belgium.


Related Topix: Frank Sinatra

Sketches of Spain - the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic

There was a lyric from a Three Dog Night song that said; I've never been to Spain, but I kinda like the music.


Related Topix: Miles Davis & Gil Evans, Gil Evans

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Photos | 32nd Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

The 32nd Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival was held Friday, Saturday and today in Town Point Park along the Elizabeth River.



Kenny Burrell: Midnight Blue from Music Matters Jazz

Music Matters Jazz is going 33. As all high-end vinylphiles know, MMJ is the LA-based company that's been reissuing classic Blue Note albums cut at 45 rpm, spread out over two slabs of 180 gram virgin vinyl, encased in a gatefold cover that meticulously reproduces the original's artwork on the outside and gorgeously reprints session photos of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Kenny Burrell, Blue Note, Holley, NY

The Hartford Courant

Dixieland Jazz Mass Ties Downtown Cathedral To Community, Weekend Festival

Bouncy, jazzy tunes filled the Christ Cathedral Church downtown during a New Orleans-style mass Sunday, organized as part of the 23rd Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz.


Related Topix: Duke Ellington, Hartford, CT, David Sanborn

The Columbus Dispatch

Free outdoor concert series at Bicentennial Park drawing visitors Downtown

All Rhythm on the River shows are free; take place in Bicentennial Park, 233 Civic Center Dr.; and start at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


Related Topix: Hilliard, OH, Columbus, OH

The Macon Telegraph

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.


Related Topix: Tennessee, New Orleans, Dayton, TN, Bryan College, Fire, Paris, TN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

In-Plant Graphics

Entering the Third Dimension

A quick Google search will get you enough information on 3D printers to fill up your weekend.


Related Topix: Dimension, Printers, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Remembering Jazz great Artie Shaw

Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the unpredictable Shaw quit the music business once again, this time to enlist in the U.S. Navy.


Related Topix: Shaw (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Artie Shaw, US Military, US Navy, Symphony, Arts

WCAX-TV Burlington

Shooting deaths of 4 horses in Utah prompt outrage

Residents strolled through the smoldering rubble of their neighborhoods, some wearing surgical masks to protect their lungs from the smoke and ash lingering in the air of the riverside community they call... Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, New Orleans, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans' oldest jazz musician, ...

Ferbos stayed active long after reaching his century and last performed in public in March, CBS affiliate WWL-TV reported.


Related Topix: New Orleans

KHOU-TV Houston

Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies

Ferbos performed all over New Orleans and its suburbs for decades. His ability to read music made him an in-demand musician for gigs that took him to parks, schools, churches, dance halls and even prisons.


Related Topix: New Orleans