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11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

New in Blu: Blu-ray New Releases April 25-April 29, 2014

Although the Memorial Day weekend that traditionally opens the summer movie season is still a few weeks away, home video fans still have much to look forward to.


Related Topix: Jazz, Action Movies, The Wind and the Lion, Adventure

15 hrs ago | The Union

Jazz bassist enjoys local music scene

A jazz mainstay in the San Francisco Bay Area for nearly four decades, he has shared the stage or recording studio with the likes of Marian McPartland, Tom Waits, Bobby McFerrin and Mose Allison.


Related Topix: Mose Allison, Jazz

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Manchester Journal

Close Encounters 'Magyar!' concert sounds Hungarian music at the Mahaiwe

Bla Bartk, even by today's standards, was an odd fellow. He collected and preserved insects with a scientist's fervor.


Related Topix: Classical, Brahms, Liszt, Jazz, University of Minnesota, Minnesota

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Public Invited To Westfield Schools' Jazz Night, May 2

A casual jazz club atmosphere will be set in the Westfield High School Courtyard for this special evening.


Related Topix: Jazz, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

My Edmonds

'The Art of Jitterbug' comes to Edmonds Sunday, April 27

E dmonds Center for the Arts will host the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra and its show The Art of the Jitterbug this Sunday, April 27. This is the first time a regular SRJO concert has been scheduled in Edmonds.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, New York, Jazz

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Jazz: Sir Duke Easter Special

Greetings to all the cats out there ready to dig the cool sounds of the eel's hips swinging in the trees.


Related Topix: Duke Ellington, Jazz, New York

Sat Apr 19, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Jazz

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Music Review: La Musica final program04/18/14 La Musica ended its...

La Musica ended its season last Wednesday with a wonderfully sculpted program it played with precision and beauty.


Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Jazz

Bangor Daily News

Swing Dance Party

If you love to dance and you love to party and you love the sounds of a live jazz band, then Sentimental Journey has something for you.


Related Topix: Al Jarreau, Jazz

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Barrington Stage Company: Mr. Finn's Cabaret plans 2014 season

Amanda McBroom, Fyvush Finkel, KT Sullivan, and Wanda Houston are among the performers scheduled to appear this summer at Barrington Stage Company's Mr. Finn's Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St. Named for William Finn, the two-time Tony Award-winning composer/lyricist of ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Picket Fences, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Fyvush Finkel, Jazz

Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Symphony Reviewed

The French modernist composer Darius Milhaud gave as much to the American musical tradition as he took from it, as he was an important mentor to both Dave Brubeck and Burt Bachrach during the time he spent teaching composition at Mills College.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Darius Milhaud, Dave Brubeck, Jazz

Tue Apr 15, 2014

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: A Swinging Evening for Jazz Clarinet and More

Clarinetist Allan VachA©'s mainstream jazz quintet closed out the Charlotte County Jazz Society's 2013-14 concert series Monday night at the Charlotte County Cultural Center with a swinging evening of Tin Pan Alley and jazz standards.


Related Topix: Jazz, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Antonio Carlos Jobim


For Jazz Appreciation Month: Jazz artists who 'Got their glasses on'

But we think that expression's jive, man, because we're all about people getting their glasses on.


Related Topix: Jazz, Harlem (New York, NY), New York, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Record

Made in America

Benny Goodman, Dion & the Belmonts, Tiny Tim and Paul McCartney would seem to have little in common.


Related Topix: Jazz, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Bucky Pizzarelli, Swing, Duke Ellington

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Isle of Klezbos

The night I saw them perform at Joe's Pub, the group's press rep told me that Isle of Klezbos was more than a clever pun on klezmer, the music popular at weddings and other celebrations where Jews of Eastern European heritage gather.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Jazz, Downtown (New York, NY), Lower East Side (New York, NY)

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Columbia Records Executive's Archive Headed to New York Public Library

Columbia Records Executive's Archive Headed to New York Public Library The New York Times ArtsBeat Blog: The Culture at Large March 31, 2014 By Allan Kozinn The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, at Lincoln Center, has acquired the personal archives of George Avakian, a record executive and producer who, during his years at Columbia ... (more)


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Blog News, Jazz

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Harvard Business School

Excerpt: 'The Art of Negotiation'

Paying heed is one aspect of improvising. Comping is another. Being provocative is a third.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz, Business News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Stranger

The Jazz Diaspora: Fletcher Henderson's Necessary Arrangements

Sun Ra and Benny Goodman are worlds apart in the vast landscape of jazz history and yet they have a common link in Fletcher Henderson.


Related Topix: Sun Ra, Jazz

The Huffington Post

Dog Ears Music: Born in April

Jazz great Toots Thieleman s, master of harmonica, was born in Brussels in 1922.


Related Topix: Belgium Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Jazz, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, George Shearing

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Mason Warrington Orchestra returns to Schorr

The area's premier big band features 17 Southern Tier musicians, including pianist Jim Ford; saxophonists Jim Meckley, Bob Pompi, Al Hamme, Hank Slechta and Mike Carbone; percussionist Brad Nemcek; bassist Tom Federowicz; trumpet players Alan Howell, Corky Klinko, John Harper, and Larry West; and trombone players Mike Rohrbach, Warren Harrold and ... (more)


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz, Elmira, NY, Watkins Glen, NY