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From May 12 to 16 , Carnegie Hall 's Weill Music Institute will present a workshop for young jazz instrumentalists led by renowned Latin jazz artist Paquito D'Rivera.
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The Jazz Journalists' Association announced its 2014 awards this week. I don't think I've disagreed with so many of its picks.
11 hrs ago | The Times
When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival schedule was released in March, fans of Bruce Springsteen noticed his relatively modest May 3 concert time of 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Herbie Hancock speaks at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Induction Ceremony 2013 at Harvard University.
We are one lucky nation to have a homegrown musical form, and cultural force, like jazz.
We'd like to wish a very happy birthday to Widespread Panic guitarist/vocalist John Bell .
Singer Audra McDonald, a five-time Tony winner, channels legendary American jazz singer Billie Holiday in the Broadway musical "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" in a performance critics described as a "spellbinding tour de force" and "intoxicating."
A star-studded event at the Festival Theatre, which will also be the opening gala of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, will feature some of South Africa's leading performers.
Called "legendary" and a "San Francisco institution," Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes jazz and blues vocalist, Kim Nalley , for one performance only - Saturday, May 10 .
Over the past few years, late-night concerts at Preservation Hall have become quite the post-festival destination.
Paul Cebar has lived in Milwaukee most of his life, but his music has traveled the world: New Orleans, Jamaica, Cuba, Africa.
Jesse Junior and his Quartet perform songs by Cole Porter on Saturday, April 19 at the Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.
Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in her new show has somehow summoned the feisty, proud and unbowed spirit of Billie Holiday, who died of cirrhosis of the liver in 1959.
According to the Oxford Dictionary, jazz is "a type of music of black American origin characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm, emerging at the beginning of the 20th century.
"It's about getting people who weren't already interested in Jazz just interested and give them a reason to come out," says Ernest Stuart, a trombonist who founded the Center City Jazz Festival three years ago with $17,200 in crowd funding.
The 16-member group from Whiteland Community High School will compete in the 2014 Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival.