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1 hr ago | MLive.com

Top 5 things to do in Muskegon area this weekend: Shoreline Jazz Festival, Roosevelt Park Day and more

"Into the Wind," a collaboration between Grand Valley State University and University of Michigan students, alumni and faculty, will take place at MAREC, 200 Viridian Drive, on Aug. 22 and 23. The event will feature dance, music and poetry and will begin at 7 p.m. As part of the event, U of M dance professor Jessica Fogel will speak at the Muskegon ... (more)

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Roosevelt Park, MI, Kenny G, Boney James, Grand Valley State University, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | The Age

Exceptional precision: Freedman Jazz Award winner Aaron Choulai.

The finalists for the 12th edition of the $15,000 Freedman Fellowship - pianists Aaron Choulai and Matthew Sheens, trombonist Shannon Barnett and singer Gian Slater - reinforced just how much musical real estate lies beneath the jazz umbrella.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Mark Stryker: Jazz singer Barbara Morrison to perform in Ann Arbor

The great Barbara Morrison is back in town. Hallelujah! Born in Ypsilanti, Morrison, a singer of uncommon spirit and expression, has been based in Los Angeles since the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, James Moody, Jimmy Smith, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie

Silver City Sun-News

Five more things to do

The Movies in the Canyon series at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater in El Paso will show "Monsters Inc." on Friday and "Finding Nemo" on Saturday.

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Northwest Music Scene

Diane Schuur Allstar Band at Jazz Alley Sept. 11 - 14

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley presents Grammy-winning Tacoma native, vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur.

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Related Topix: Diane Schuur, Tacoma, WA, Stan Getz

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Eight-piece jazz group to arrive at the Palace

AN octet of outstanding musicians from Hungary will be returning to the Electric Palace for an evening of jazz next week.

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Women's Wear Daily

They Are Wearing: Governors Island's Jazz Age Lawn Party

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Swindon Advertiser

Big stars swing in to back 'Mr Jazz'

The roster includes sidemen to Frank Sinatra and Courtney Pine, and the acclaimed musician son of British stars Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Cleo Laine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to Appear on HSN; "Cheek to Cheek" Track Listing Revealed

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are pulling out all the stops to promote their upcoming album of jazz duets, Cheek to Cheek.

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Related Topix: Tony Bennett, Dance, Cher, Pop/Rock

The Pitch

Jazz Beat: Count Basie Orchestra, at the Gem Theater

Seventy-nine years ago, in KC's 18th Street and Vine Jazz District, a young Bill Basie assembled the band that would introduce the world to Kansas City swing.

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All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Vocalist Ranee Lee Re-Imagines Jazz and Soul...

Brooklyn-born, Montreal-based vocalist and songwriter Ranee Lee, one of Canada's most treasured jazz vocalists, an award-winning actress, author and jazz educator, releases her 13th recording on Justin-Time Records, entitled What's Going On .

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ARLnow.com

Rosslyn Jazz Festival Returns Sept. 6

On Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Gateway Park , four jazz bands will take the stage while attendees can enjoy a picnic, food and fashion trucks and beer and wine.

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All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Tim Hagans

All About Jazz is celebrating Tim Hagans' birthday today! Tim Hagans is a hard bop trumpeter and composer.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Pop/Rock

New York Daily News

Harlem Week 2014: 'Lady Day' lives through Audra McDonald

In her portrayal of Billie Holiday in "Lady Day," Audra McDonald holds pooch playing the singer's Chihuahua, Roxy, as musical director/actor Shelton Becton looks on.

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Related Topix: A Raisin in the Sun, Drama Movies, Audra McDonald, Billie Holiday, Black Entertainment, Theater, Arts, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Biography Movies

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Fall arts 2014: Monterey, SFJazz fests take center stage

Autumn approaches, bringing the nation's best outdoor jazz festival and much else.

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Related Topix: Herbie Hancock, Black Entertainment, Blues, Jason Moran, Music, Entertainment

KURB-FM Little Rock

Lady Gaga Unveils Artwork for "Cheek to Cheek" Duets Album

Lady Gaga looks like a '70s throwback on the cover of Cheek to Cheek, her upcoming duet album with legendary crooner Tony Bennett.

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Brandon Sun

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 24-30

Aug. 24: Actor Kenny Baker is 80. R&B singer Marshall Thompson is 72. Actress Anne Archer is 67. Actor Joe Regalbuto is 65. Actor-writer Stephen Fry is 57. Actor Steve Guttenberg is 56. Talk-show host Craig Kilborn is 52. Rock singer John Bush is 51. Actress Marlee Matlin is 49. Country singer Kristyn Osborn is 44. Actor-comedian Dave Chappelle is ... (more)

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Related Topix: R&B, R-N-B, Soul, The Chi-Lites, Kenny Baker, John, Alternative, Shedaisy, Country

Brandon Sun

Music Review: Huey Lewis-style tenor Murali Coryell sings of love and lust on 'Restless Mind'

This CD cover image released by Shake-It-Sugar shows "Restless Mind," a release by Murali Coryell.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

J.K. Rowling pens new tale for Potter fans

J.K. Rowling pens new tale for Potter fans J.K. Rowling is giving fans more new writing from the world of Harry Potter.

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Related Topix: Authors, J.K. Rowling, Books, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, Queen Elizabeth, Shirley Bassey, Entertainment

This Is North Devon

Kevin Bryan's record reviews

Dr.John,"Ske-Dat-De-Dat...Spirit of Satch" - Mac Rebennack's latest CD offering finds the New Orleans singer and keyboardist paying tribute to another former product of the Crescent City as he immerses himself in a batch of songs made famous by the late great Louis Armstrong.

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Related Topix: Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Ambient, Armstrong, Gospel, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Meat Puppets, Pop/Rock

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