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In a city known for its extraordinary cuisine and unique culture, New Orleans now has something else to blow its horn about.
6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
The jazz pianist-turned-impresario is scheduled to perform Sunday with the latest edition of the All-Stars on the festival's closing day at Fort Adams Park.
9 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
The three-day festival begins Friday afternoon at Fort Adams. On Friday night, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, as will Dee Dee Bridgewater.
11 hrs ago | Hudson Hub-Times
"A Chorus Line," conceived and originally choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward Kleban, can be seen through Aug. 18 at the Chagrin Valley Little Theatre.
Lady Gaga is a bona fide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.
When Fairfax musician Mario Guarneri was a promising 13-year-old trumpet player, he sat in with the great Louis Armstrong one night during a concert at the University of California at Berkeley.
What the taste of a small rich cake called a madeleine was for triggering a famous flood of memories in French novelist Marcel Proust's classic "Remembrance of Things Past," the sound of the accordion is for the celebrated, Waterbury -born, avant-garde jazz composer/bassist and bandleader Mario Pavone in his latest, groundbreaking CD, "Street ... (more)
All About Jazz is celebrating Hank Jones' birthday today! The oldest of the three Jones brothers , Henry A'Hank" Jones was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi and grew up in Pontiac, Michigan, where he studied piano at an early age and came under the influence of Earl Hines, Fats Waller, Teddy Wilson and Art Tatum.
The Infinity Big Band will perform Friday night at the Infinity Arts Cafe, 115 E. Third St., Jamestown, from 7-9 p.m. Students from all over Chautauqua County will perform jazz favorites.
Marshall County Museum welcomes Jack Garrison to the next Brown Bag Lunch Event on Friday, August 8 from 12-1, celebrating the grand reopening of the museum's Entertainment Room, with his presentation entitled, "Phonographs and Memories; Scratches, Skips and all that Jazz: 78 RPM Record Collecting."
The tricky business of making movies about real-life musicians tends to best succeed in flicks about great performers or composers who died far too young.
The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus is pleased to announce its 2014-15 season of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra and Inside Track small-ensemble series.
Nora Cavin, a jazz vocalist from New York, will perform a series of concerts in Rockland and Thomaston during August.
We finally know the release date for Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett 's much-discussed jazz album.
The festival opens with a tribute to Thelonious Monk, on his birthday, with "Monk 10/10," featuring Seattle keyboardists and a 10-piece ensemble conducted by piano man Wayne Horvitz, performing transcriptions of Monk's famous 1959 Town Hall concert.
Disney thinks so. The company announced Tuesday that Walken has joined the cast of its live action remake of "The Jungle Book."
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:33 pm
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