FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 1 ~ April 14, 2014
"Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations.
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Sunday Apr 13
Observer & Eccentric
April celebrates American art form - Jazz
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
16 Year Old Singer-Songwriter Hannah Gill Comes to Rockwood Music Hall, 4/26
Stunning new voices. The type that make you stop, that force you to listen, then listen again.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Steve Israel: Our readers have wide, wonderful musical taste
"The march king extraordinaire" belongs up on the musical Mount Rushmore, says James Neuberger of Middletown, who adds Cole Porter, Dusty Springfield and Marni Nixon to the pedestal of all-time greats.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
All About Jazz
EVENT: Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald to Headline "The Jazz Fest...
Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald to Headline A'The Jazz Fest Show" Photo Exhibit by Steven Forster Steven Forster, award-winning New Orleans photographer The Jazz Fest Show photo exhibit: 15 archival black and white photos of iconic jazz musicians Angela King Gallery 241 Royal St. New Orleans Opens April 24, 2014, 5-7 p.m. Continues through May 14, ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Nat King Cole kicks off Jazz on the BBC
Jazz lovers will find delights aplenty on the BBC this May. BBC Four announces a season dedicated to jazz, featuring rare archive footage of some of jazz's greatest performers and smoothest voices.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Huffington Post
Goals Are Like Jazz Music
Jazz music was the backdrop of my upbringing. The central meeting place of my childhood home was our family room.
[News] Quincy Jones Says It's "Hard To Get Used To Lil Wayne"
Quincy Jones, famed producer who has worked with various icons in music, television and film, including Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith, was recently asked about how today's Pop acts stack up against artists he's worked with.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
a Q&a with Stephen Koch, author of 'Louis Jordan: Son of Arkansas, Father of R&B'
Stephen Koch , the Little Rock musician, writer and all-around Arkansas music advocate, has long been fascinated by the singer, saxophonist and bandleader Louis Jordan , who was born in Brinkley, Arkansas, in 1908 and was one of the most beloved popular musicians of the 1940s.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
James Tormé Headlines in Love for Sale, 5/15 & 5/16
The Cabaret celebrates jazz history with the son of the legendary entertainer Mel Torm on May 15 & 16 at 8:00pm.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Video Replay: Ella Fitzgerald meets Cream
In this May 27, 1974 file photo, Ella Fitzgerald, left, and Jazz pianist Billy Taylor talk during funeral services for Jazz Composer Duke Ellington at St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York.
Philadelphia Gay News
Dubbed "the company of the future" by the Joyce Theater Foundation, BODYTRAFFIC debuts in Philadelphia amid a flurry of critical acclaim.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Musicians and vocalists born in April: Jazz appreciation month
Designated as Jazz Appreciation Month , April is a time for paying tribute to jazz as an historical and living American art form.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Sarah Vaughan
In the 1940s, when most women singers adorned big bands as stage attractions rather than legitimate members of jazz ensembles, Sarah Vaughan, along with her predecessor Ella Fitzgerald, helped elevate the vocalist\'s role as equal to that of the jazz instrumentalist.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Thu Mar 20, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Sue Carlton: Historic Jackson House is a tale of Tampa tenacity
In the shadow of tall downtown Tampa buildings, a rickety rooming house sags behind a chain-link fence.
Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
There are a few torch songs that lament the coming of Spring. This time of year, if you're tuned to one of the right stations, you may well find yourself listening to Ella Fitzgerald's unforgettable rendition of "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most."