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9 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Police officer leads El Paso musicians reviving traditional big-band sound

Javier Sambrano, founder of Paso del Norte Big Band, sits at his drum set during a recent performance by the band.


Related Topix: El Paso, TX, The Big Band, Jazz, University of Texas at El Paso

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Noted teen's next gig: Talented college freshman, Eynon resident well ...

An autographed picture of the great big band leader and clarinet player Benny Goodman hangs on the wall in David Mirarchi's room.


Related Topix: Jazz, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, Berklee College of Music

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Ripon Date: Dazzling clarinettist Pete Long, of the Jazz Repertory Company

Janusz Piotrowicz will conduct the orchestra at Ripon Cathedral on Saturday, September 6, in Beethoven's Symphony No 8, a masterpiece of invention with its furiously creative drive, teasing scherzo and whirlwind finale.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Jazz

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Palm Coast band is swinging again

Retired civil engineer and veteran Gil Surette says his sax playing took on a big role in World War II.


Related Topix: Palm Coast, FL, Beverly Beach, FL, Jazz, Bunnell, FL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Vail Daily News

Two decades of jazz

The Vail Jazz Festival kicked off last year's Labor Day weekend Vail Jazz Party with the hopping sounds of the Vail Jazz Workshop All-Stars.


Related Topix: Vail, CO, Clark Terry, Jazz, Sarah Vaughan

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Faith Lutheran Church Offers New Orleans Jazz Liturgies

On Sunday morning, September 7, Faith Lutheran Church will be offering two New Orleans Jazz Liturgies, at 8:30 and 11 am.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Rally Day, Sept. 7, at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence

Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will celebrate Rally Day with two Eucharistic services, featuring New Orleans jazz on Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Wycliffe Gordon, Stan Getz

Denver Post

Fine lineup for 20th Vail series will wrap up the summer

As the summer comes to an end, so do the mountain jazz festivals. But there's one more, and in terms of straight-ahead, sophisticated music, this may be the one worth holding out for.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Colorado, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014


St. James Studio Presents the Wonderful Music of Jazz Greats Series Starting This Fall

Following the hugely successful Jazz Divas series which took place during the summer of 2014, JGB Events make a welcome return to the St. James Studio this autumn with The Wonderful Music of the Jazz Greats series.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Jazz, Artie Shaw

All About Jazz

RADIO/PODCAST: Reluctant Genius of Jazz: Artie Shaw This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

To celebrate the Shaw legacy, Riverwalk's David Holt talks with Tom Nolan, the author of a new biography, Three Chords for Beauty's Sake: The Life of Artie Shaw.


Related Topix: Jazz, Artie Shaw, Genius, Entertainment, Television, Blues

Wed Aug 20, 2014


National Beat: Tony Bennett Jazzes Up The Grand Sierra Resort in Reno

Tony Bennett , WWII veteran, author, painter, sixteen time grammy winner, and recipient of too many honors to list here graced The Grand Sierra Resorts Grand Theatre Saturday .


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett

AME Info

Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel, Dubai relaunches popular Munch Brunch

The event was hosted by Wynton Marsalis, jazz musician and Artistic Director of JALC; Omar Alfardan, President of the Resorts Development Company, the parent company of The St. Regis Doha and Al Gassar Resort; Adrian Ellis, Executive Director of JALC; and Tareq Derbas, General Manager of The St. Regis Doha.


Related Topix: Wynton Marsalis, Jazz, World News, Qatar, Middle East

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Connect Savannah

'Billie on Broughton'

ONE OF the most influential jazz performers of all time, Billie Holiday is "a significant person for every jazz musician," says singer Jane Ogle.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz


Noms de mom

Until then, our toaster had remained "the toaster," the brown Chevy Vega was "the Vega" , our porch swing went by "the porch swing."


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Jazz, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014


L.A. Music Today: Danny Freyer

"One of the best jazz vocals CD's I've heard in a long time," says DJ Mark Landesman, at WWOZ New Orleans' Jazz station 90.7 FM.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Steve Tyrell, Michael Buble, Swing, Blues, Muddy Waters

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RedlandsJazzman Marcus Roberts plays Redlands Bowl on Friday

Marcus Roberts, left, says drummer Jason Marsalis and bassist Rodney Jordan do more than support the piano in the trio's arrangements.


Related Topix: Marcus Roberts, Jazz, Cole Porter


Clarinet A La King: Tribute to Benny Goodman in New Jersey

After playing a series of one-night concerts across the country to nearly empty rooms, on August 21, 1935, Benny Goodman's Orchestra packed an estimated crowd of 10,000 into the Palomar Ballroom in Los Angeles on the final stop of a cross country tour.


Related Topix: Jazz

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Glenn Miller Orchestra to play Redlands Bowl

The first record to receive a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, issued Feb. 10, 1942, was “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” first released as a single in 1941.


Related Topix: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Orchestra, Jazz, Big-Band, Glenn Miller, University of Colorado Boulder

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Loveland Magazine

The Faux Frenchmen in Historic Downtown on Thursday

The Faux Frenchmen are acoustic guitarists Brian Lovely and George Cunningham, acoustic bassist Don Aren, and violinist Paul Patterson.


Related Topix: Django Reinhardt, Jazz, Classical

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Air Force Band conductor to perform at senior center

He's been doing it for more than a decade at a rate of over 100 gigs a year. Last year it was 160.


Related Topix: Billy Harper, Jazz, Oceanside, CA, San Marcos, CA, Harry James