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37 min ago | Denver Post

Colorado Symphony drops the tuxes,brings in drinks, and more pop music

Colorado Symphony Orchestra during rehearsal at Boettcher Concert Hall in this October, 2011 Denver Post file photo.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Herbie Hancock, Black Entertainment, Chick Corea, Beethoven, Classical, University of Denver, Entertainment

3 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

Cyrille Aimee Goes Back to the Land in 'Bamboo Shoots' Video

Jazz singer Cyrille AimA©e goes back to the land in a new video for her song "Bamboo Shoots," premiering today on Speakeasy.


Related Topix: Speakeasy, France, World News, Advertising

7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Celeb birthdays for the week of Sept. 7-13

Sept. 7: Jazz musician Sonny Rollins is 84. Singer Alfa Anderson is 68. Actress Susan Blakely is 66. Singer Gloria Gaynor is 65. Rock singer Chrissie Hynde is 63. Actress Julie Kavner is 63. Rock musician Benmont Tench is 61. Actor Corbin Bernsen is 60. Actor Michael Emerson is 60. Pianist Michael Feinstein is 58. Actress J. Smith-Cameron is 57.


Related Topix: Sonny Rollins, Gloria Gaynor, Disco, Pop/Rock, The Pretenders, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, As the World Turns, Soap Opera, Drama

7 hrs ago |

The Kenny Wheeler Jazz Benefit Challenge

OTTAWA, ONT.: JULY 02, 2011 -- Kenny Wheeler performs at the NAC Studio during the TD Ottawa International Jazz festival, on July 02, 2011, in Ottawa, Ont.


Related Topix: Canada, Hugh Fraser, North America, World News, Europe, United Kingdom

7 hrs ago | WWOZ

Jazz Fest & French Quarter Fest Application Deadlines Approaching

Applications for the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage and French Quarter Festivals are open and deadlines are fast approaching for both.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Ledisi, Hip-Hop

11 hrs ago | All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Horace Silver

All About Jazz is celebrating Horace Silver's birthday today! When Horace Silver once wrote out his rules for musical composition , he expounded on the importance of A'meaningful simplicity."


Related Topix: Horace Silver

15 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

The Big Joe Henry Variety Show, Next Taping Sept 17th

Join Big Joe Henry for another season of his TV show The Big Joe Henry Variety Show .


Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, The Big Band

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

All Star Big Band launch Twickenham Jazz Club's autumn season tonight

The rousing sound of saxophonist Kelvin Christiane and his All Star Big Band launch Twickenham Jazz Club's autumn season this September at Twickenham's Bloomsbury pub.


Related Topix: The Big Band

The Times of Israel

'See you soon, Israel,' says Gaga

Lady Gaga and her bestie, crooner Tony Bennett, taking a selfie, August 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Tony Bennett

Bride's Magazine

A Flash Mob Surprises Newlyweds with an Incredible Rendition of Rent's "Seasons Of Love"

When Conor and Claire Flynn sat down for their wedding reception at Ferrycarrig Hotel in Wexford, Ireland, they probably assumed their wedding party and family would start the celebration with a round of toasts.


Related Topix: Rent, Wedding, Ireland, World News,

Looking for some great new music? Fall back to Sony Music Masterworks

September 9 A new album from one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time.


Related Topix: MasterWorks, Entertainment, Television, Samba, Seu Jorge, Yo-Yo Ma, Classical, Renee Fleming, Ledisi, Hip-Hop

Act 1 of The 35th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival;Joshua Redman and The Bad Plus

Friday was a great day to attend the Detroit Jazz Festival. It was exciting to see the streets of downtown Detroit come to life.


Related Topix: Joshua Redman, Minneapolis, MN, Thelonious Monk

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

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