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9 hrs ago | FishBowl

Yogi Berra Tips His Cap to Duke Ellington

The gist of Newsday sportswriter Mike Gavin 's article this weekend is about how current Yankee and Mets players were connected to their "walk-up songs," e.g. those pop tunes that blare over the PA as a hitter move from on-deck to the batter's box.


Related Topix: Duke Ellington, Jazz

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

The Skyliners

This 13 pc. Big-Band will perform dance music in the tradition of Glen Miller and Count Basie.


Related Topix: Jazz, The Big Band

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Bay Area Big Band @ InsideOut Gallery, Sun. July 20th, 7-9 pm

The BAY AREA BIG BAND generates an electricity and excitement guaranteed to bring you out of your seat.


Related Topix: Inside Out, The Big Band, Jazz, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Saturday will be jazzy in Onset

Onset may be best known as a quaint New England village, perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, but as Mikelyn Roderick notes, Onset used to be a hot spot for some of the biggest names and best artists in jazz music.


Related Topix: Onset, MA, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie

ABC News

Jazz Singer Finds Voice on Deathbed

American jazz singer Dolly Baker traveled the world, touching the lives of Harlem's jazz greats, Hollywood celebrities and presidents alike.


Related Topix: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Albuquerque, NM, Jazz

Thu Jul 03, 2014


Ashley Henry Trio, Sheffield Youth Big Band and More Set for Jazz@theHubClub, July 5

Sheffield Music Hub, JazzNorth and Sheffield Theatres present Jazz@theHubClub, a brand new summer jazz spectacular taking to the Crucible stage on Saturday 5 July at 3.00pm.


Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Saturday Afternoon at the Uptown Theater

Today is the last day of Black Music Month . This evening, I will attend a panel discussion on "The Business of Black Music."


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jazz, Cannonball Adderly, Ramsey Lewis

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

A great day in Portsmouth and all that Jazz

Jazz musicians stand on the steps of the South Church in Portsmouth on Saturday for a photograph modeled after a similar one taken in 1958 titled "A Great Day in Harlem", by Art Kane.


Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz, Gene Krupa, Dover, NH