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3 hrs ago | The Age

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They came on early. Egypt 80 that is, an Easter Sunday night special start of 8.30pm for a 14-piece band arranged in the classic Afrobeat formation which Fela Kuti established three decades ago: four brass, four percussion keyboards, two guitars, bass and two backing vocalist/how-the-hell-do-they-do-that dancers.


7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Free & Easy



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11 hrs ago | All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Avishai Cohen

Bassist/Composer Avishai Cohen, born April 20, 1970 in Israel, a musician who has been called a "jazz visionary of global proportions" by DownBeat, and was declared one of the 100 Most Influential Bass Players of the 20th Century by Bass Player Magazine, is renowned around the world as an influential double bassist and profound composer... Read ... (more)


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15 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Record store day brings out the crowds in Newport

MUSIC fans flocked to Newport record stores to get their hands on exclusive limited vinyl releases as part of a day to promote independent music retailers.


Related Topix: Devon County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Shropshire County, England, Isle of Wight County, England, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, Rap, Sun Ra

19 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Sounds of Latin America just what doctor ordered

Dr Nacif percussionist: Dr. Alberto Nacif, drummer with the band "Aguanko," will perform at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts.


Related Topix: Brighton, MI, World News, Mexico, Arturo Sandoval

23 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Artistic Outlet

Built in 1868, one of Jamestown's oldest church structures has been revitalized and repurposed to become a center for the arts.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Wedding, Steve Davis, Jamestown, NY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

News Times

Why flute diva Ali Ryerson has no

Ali Ryerson's sleek, slender flute has taken her from New Zealand and Japan to Africa, Russia and beyond.


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Herbie Mann and his jazzy journey with his flute makes for great reading

He was the man. Make that the Mann. And the last few days of April continue to be Jazz Appreciation Month, so what better way to appreciate some scatting and sizzle more than any other musician, Herbie Mann.


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Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen is hosting Easter brunch

For guests visiting the Disneyland Resort on Easter Sunday, Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen is the perfect restaurant to enjoy Easter brunch .


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Fairfield Citizen-News

Fairfield U. spring jazz concert

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Gonzaga Hall auditorium. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door, the ensemble said.


Related Topix: Lee Konitz, John Scofield, John Abercrombie

South Yorkshire Times

Doncaster school's knees-up thank you

Students at Sir Thomas Wharton Community College in Edlington were given a special surprise when a group of 'golden oldies' performed a dancing routine to the All That Jazz soundtrack, as a big thank you for all the work they do.


Related Topix: All that Jazz

Common Dreams

The Jewish Community Center Shootings: White-Washing White Terrorism

Frazier Glenn Cross, aka Glenn Miller, in police custody after allegedly killing three people outside Kansas City, Missouri.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Glenn Miller, Activism, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Steely Dan On Piano Jazz

In Steely Dan , guitarist Walter Becker and singer-pianist Donald Fagen are masters of irony and erudition.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steely Dan, Bill Evans, Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington

Daily Mail

Dissident republican shot dead in broad daylight in Belfast in...

My bonnet's bigger than yours! From Dean Martin to Judy Garland, vintage photographs reveal the pomp and circumstance of New York's Easter Parade 'You don't deserve children': The vengeful suicide note written by grandmother before she shot dead her two young grandsons and then herself NBC tragedy as FIVE of the 13 sherpas killed by Mount Everest ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Easter Parade, Musical Movies, Judy Garland, Celebrities, Avalanche

NBC San Diego

10 Great Easter Movies to Watch This Weekend

This publicity image released by History shows Diogo Morcaldo as Jesus, center, being baptized by Daniel Percival, as John, in a scene from "The Bible," premiering Sunday, March 3 at 8 p.m. EST on History.


Related Topix: The Bible, Entertainment, Television, Life, Christmas, Holidays, Chorus, The Robe, Drama Movies, Easter Parade, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Fred Astaire

Why Metallica's Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary

It seems an unlikely match. In one corner, you have Metallica 's Robert Trujillo.


Related Topix: Metal, Metallica, Jaco Pastorius

Hometown Life

Harlem Globetrotter shares anti-bullying message with Upton students

Although my home isn't right on top on the I-96 freeway, we're close enough to hear how bad the... Corbin McArdle and Lindsay Grohs were in awe when Harlem Globetrotter Dizzy Grant showcased some of his ballhandling skills at an anti-bullying assembly at Upton Elementary.


Related Topix: Education Etc., The Globetrotters, Southfield, MI

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

This Weekend LIVE at Classic Wineseller: Songstress Dulci Ellenberger ...

The Classic Wineseller, Waynesville's premier retail wine and craft beer shop, small plate restaurant, and intimate live music venue will host Dulci Ellenberger on Friday, April 18 and the Jesse Junior Jazz Quartet on Saturday, April 19 at 7pm in the underground environs at 20 Church Street.


Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Cole Porter

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Hal Galper

With over 90 recordings to his credit, 30 as a leader in his own right, pianist, composer, publisher, educator, author and touring artist, Hal Galper is best known for his work with Chet Baker, Connonball Adderley, John Scofield and the Phil Woods Quintet.


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Enfield Independent

Forty Hall will host an Easter craft market

Following last year's hugely successful Rapunzel, Easter pantomime returns to the Dugdale Centre, written and directed by Marc Day.


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