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Sunday Aug 17 | Mail & Guardian

Afrobeat returns to its roots

It was once West Africa's biggest musical export, and now Nigeria is home to a growing movement to revive big-band music with a political spirit.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Nigeria, World News,

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Five questions for David Braid, mostly about George Gershwin

Toronto pianist David Braid has consistently impressed me with the many musical directions that he's traveled.


Related Topix: Classical, Gershwin, George Gershwin, The Canadian Brass, Big-Band, Prince Edward County, VA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Cape Gazette

Tim Laushey: Drummer and bandleader

Like the Baltimore Colts Marching Band that played for years after the Colts left until the Ravens arrived, the Conrad High School Alumni Marching Band still plays, although the school closed in 1978.


Related Topix: Conrad, MT, Ireland, World News, Big-Band, The Orchestra, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Jimmy Dorsey

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Friday, August 01

Durham County Council has agreed to match the amount of A 500,000 offered by Arts Council England, together with A 100,000 of in-kind support for the event in 2015.


Related Topix: Wedding, World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Big-Band,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Altoona Mirror

IUP trumpet professor making appearance at Sunday concert

"My parents were not musicians, but they loved music, and one of their favorite performers was Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Big-Band, University of Pennsylvania, Hollidaysburg, PA, The Orchestra, Symphony, Arts