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54 min ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

Bewdley Festival tickets to be released

Places in the audience to the Scottish singer-songwriter's performance, which will take place on his 61st birthday, have been snapped up by festival members who have been able to buy tickets prior to their general release.


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4 hrs ago | Westport Now

Levitt Celebration Sundays Music Series Kicks Off

The new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts tonight kicked off its Celebration Sundays Music Series with a performance by The Hot Sardines featuring hot jazz, salty stride piano, and the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Fats Waller used to make.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Jazz: Miles Davis and George Coleman

Miles Davis had two great great bands. The first with Coltrane and Cannonball. The second featured Wayne Shorter on Tenor Sax.


Related Topix: George Coleman, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Harold Mabern, US News, Liberal Political News

'Sons of Anarchy' Season 7 video debuts at Comic-Con 2014

Sadly, star Charlie Hunnam couldn't attend due to his being on the east coast for a Vogue magazine photo shoot, but he was still represented.


Related Topix: Charlie Hunnam, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan

The Hartford Courant

The Loves of His Life Were Jazz, Dance, And His Church

Edward D. Turner Jr. had a joie de vivre that was irrepressible: He loved dancing, jazz, and a good party.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, New Orleans, Hartford, CT, West Hartford, CT, Windsor, CT

Paradise Post

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it's been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the granddaddy of all outdoor jazz festivals.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Dee Dee Bridgewater

KHOU-TV Houston

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it's been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the first outdoor jazz festival.


Related Topix: Dee Dee Bridgewater

All About Jazz

Music Industry: Music Legends Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty...

Music legends Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty announce the formation of a new ensemble - The Anderson Ponty Band! YES's original singer/songwriter for 35 years, Jon Anderson has had a successful solo career, which includes working with such notable music artists as Vangelis, Kitaro, and Milton Nascimento.


Related Topix: Jean-Luc Ponty, Milton Nascimento, Latin, George Duke, Aspen, CO

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The News Tribune

Music lovers soak up sun, jazz, blues at Tacoma festival

While most audience members of the Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival preferred to sip their beer on the sidelines, Karen Noyes, 60, was dancing to the beat.


Related Topix: Blues, Tacoma, WA, Jazz & Blues

Film Comment

Baroque Duet

Opera star Kathleen Battle and jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis unite to go baroque.


Related Topix: Classical, Kathleen Battle, Wynton Marsalis, Movies, Entertainment

Fort Morgan Times

Thursday fun

The MCC Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ron Pflug, plays some Ragtime music Thursday night at the Live @ The Park concert at the Dahms-Talton Band Shell.


Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO, The Big Band

New York Daily News

When Bing and Bowie harmonized

The 1977 duet of "Little Drummer Boy / Peace on Earth" between Bing Crosby and David Bowie, a radio standard every Christmas, almost didn't happen.


Related Topix: Bing Crosby, Christmas, Chorus, Entertainment, Television

Stroudnewsand Journal

Fit for purpose: Diets are never easy to stick to but will benefit in the long-term

I STARTED swimmingly with my new eating plan drawn up by my personal trainer Matt Collins from Fifth Dimension Health Club.


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Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and more things to do in New Orleans on Sunday

The second day of New Orleans Daiquiri Festival features music by Yugen, Micah McKee and Little Maker, the Honorable South, Cardinal Sons, and Tank and the Bangas.


Related Topix: New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Wynton Marsalis, Music, Entertainment

USA Today

Audra McDonald opens up about past suicide attempt

Audra McDonald is the six-time Tony Award-winner and star of Broadway's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill , in which she plays a troubled Billie Holiday .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Lucky accident brings photo treasures to Pete Fountain

Karen and Johnny Jones from Kentwood walked into the Amtrak station with a box of treasures for famed New Orleans musician Pete Fountain.


Related Topix: Pete Fountain, Lucky, LA, Kentwood, LA, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Unstandard jazz standards

"I like to recognize the tune," lyricist Lorenz Hart wrote, roughly 75 years ago, for the show tune of the same name.


Related Topix: Thelonious Monk, Black Entertainment, Ahmad Jamal, John Coltrane

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Classic Wineseller's 2014 Summer Jazz Series concludes July 26

The Classic Wineseller's 2014 Summer Jazz Series concludes at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26, with a lavish four-course dinner and live jazz for $39.99 per person.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Orlando, FL, Grant Green

Myrtle Beach Online

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73

Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.


Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

Business Journal

Roadhouse concert series continues

The free Saturday evening concerts were launched earlier this month featuring from Fuel.


Related Topix: New Orleans