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1 hr ago | Miami's Community Newspapers

7th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest Weekend

The date is set for the 7th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest on November 14th, 15th and 16th, 2014.


Related Topix: Spyro Gyra, The Neville Brothers, Pop/Rock

5 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Jazz Guitarist Dan Keller Opens Classic Wineseller's September Music Series

Keller began studying composition, theory and guitar in 1995 with instructor Joe Marquand.


Related Topix: Jazz, Asheville, NC

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

Tonight's Movie: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

This weekend I watched a beautiful new Blu-ray of Disney's THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR.


Related Topix: Bing Crosby

Freda Payne Returns to Jazz Routes with New CD Release Come Back to Me Love, 9/19-20

As iconic in 2014 for her timeless beauty and sex appeal as she is her artistic versatility as an all around entertainer, Ms.


Related Topix: Freda Payne, Funk, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tyler Morning Telegraph


Spending less than 48 hours in a city shouldn't justify a 12-hour round-trip drive, but New Orleans is made for whirlwind weekends.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, New Orleans, LA, Watches

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Tineke Postma

All About Jazz is celebrating Tineke Postma's birthday today! Tineke Postma is an internationally acknowleged active jazzsaxophonist.


Related Topix: Chris Potter

Jerusalem Post

Lady Gaga to bring post-war pop to Tel Aviv

After cancellations from Neil Young, the Backstreet Boys and more, Gaga's artRAVE tour to stop in Israel as scheduled.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Cape Gazette

Tony Perrone - a man and his music

"American Pie" composer Don McLean wrote that the music died in February 1959, when Buddy Holly's plane crashed into an Iowa cornfield.


Related Topix: Glenn Miller, Arts, Opera, The Big Band, Milford, DE, Kent County, DE

Los Angeles Times

Seth MacFarlane is a family guy at the Bowl's John Williams tribute

A sentence perhaps many thought or wished that they would never see. But there he was, the "Family Guy" creator, in the cool of a beautiful August evening, dressed in a formal white jacket and a black vest and bow tie, singing Cole Porter.


Related Topix: Ted, Animated TV, Family Guy, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, American Dad, Seth MacFarlane, Cole Porter, Music

Detroit Free Press

Back to Bop: Phil Woods Quintet at the Detroit Jazz Festival

Why, yes, some bebop in the afternoon would be just about perfect right now. The Phil Woods Quintet opened its afternoon set today at the Detroit Jazz Festival with "Bohemia After Dark," a minor-key line by Oscar Pettiford called up from the 1950s.


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Red Bank Green

Red Bank: Two Against Nature

Continuing a triumphal return to the concert stage, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker bring their 2014 edition of Steely Dan back to the Basie for a two-night stand on September 3 and 4. At a top-ticket price of 200 bucks - and that's without even a meet-and-greet - it's a premium attraction for even so stately a stage as the Count Basie Theatre .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steely Dan, Count Basie, Navesink, NJ

Prairie Village Post

International jazz acts coming back home to KC for Prairie Village Jazz Festival

Next Saturday, Kansas City native and vocalist Deborah Brown will take the stage as the headliner at the 2014 Prairie Village Jazz Festival, accompanied by saxophonist Joe Lovano.


Related Topix: Prairie Village, KS, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Kansas City, Colombia, World News,

Bexhill Observer

Serious accident on marsh road with two bikers hurt

Two French bikers were seriously injured following a crash with a car and a van on Tuesday on the notorious marsh road.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, East Sussex County, England,

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Parker

All About Jazz is celebrating Charlie Parker's birthday today! The only child of Charles and Addie Parker, Charlie Parker was one of the most important and influential saxophonists and jazz players of the 1940's.


Related Topix: Charlie Parker

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Jazz Festival opens on an evening filled with optimism

The 2014 DJF artist in residence Joshua Redman performs with Bad Plus during the opening night of the 35th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival on Friday August 29, 2014 at Cadillac Square in downtown Detroit.


Related Topix: Joshua Redman, Detroit, MI

Business Journal

Raleigh chamber names man behind Slim Jim the 2014 A.E. Finley award winner

Doggett was responsible for bringing Slim Jim production to Garner, after General Mills purchased the Jesse Jones Sausage Co., and renamed the business GoodMark Foods.


Related Topix: Frank Sinatra, North Carolina

New York Daily News

'Star Wars: Episode VII' resumes filming

Just like old times: Filming has resumed on 'Star Wars: Episode VII,' which returns original veterans Anthony Daniels as C3PO, Kenny Baker as R2D2, Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker , Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia , Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, LucasArts, Video Games, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Celebrities, Mark Hamill, Movies, Entertainment

Bubbly gala for jazz star Jacqui to end summer theatre season

Star of the show is acclaimed jazz singer Jacqui Dankworth, daughter of music great Dame Cleo Laine and musician and composer Sir John Dankworth.


Related Topix: Cleo Laine

The Star

Inside Your Eyes: USCA music director to release debut vocal CD

Submitted Photo by Beti Niemeyer Donald Vega, a pianist based out of New York, collaborated with local musicians Lauren Meccia and Mike Frost on Meccia's upcoming CD 'Inside Your Eyes.'


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Kurt Elling, Eva Cassidy

Detroit News

Society Confidential: Kem - a 'Promise to Love' - and buy dinner?

Diners at Southfield's Beans & Cornbread were pleasantly surprised Friday when Motown recording artist Kem popped into the popular soul food restaurant for carryout.


Related Topix: Kem, Hip-Hop, Southfield, MI, Farmington Hills, MI, Oak Park, MI, Detroit, MI