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Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

Enfield-Based Band Sfere Spans Generations

Two of its members, Mark Mooney and Dave Choquette, are in their 50s and have been playing music for a long time.

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Related Topix: Enfield, CT, Thelonious Monk, Jazz, Black Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

New documentary highlights NYC recording space BC studio, making its Philly debut at PhilaMOCA

Back in the early '80s in New York, the early hip-hop scene was evolving in the Bronx while no wave and experimental jazz groups were making noise in the East Village.

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Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), New York, Black Entertainment, Jazz, John Zorn

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Possibilities

Melodically weaving the notes of his personal life around his exploration of numerous music genres from classical and R&B to funk and hip-hop, renowned pianist Hancock elegantly composes a tuneful sound track of his life in music.

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Related Topix: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Classical, Jazz, Black Entertainment

Digital Post Production

Jordan Pettay Jazz Quartet - Blowing The Roof Off At Moscow 57 - Friday, July 25th at 10pm

Jazz saxophone player Jordan Pettay, who appears regularly on Friday nights at 10pm at Moscow 57 on Delancey, the Russian Central Asian boite with live music nightly, will be performing with her quartet on Friday, July 25th at 10pm.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Terence Blanchard, Benny Golson, Italy, World News,

Wed Jul 16, 2014

New York Daily News

Jazz legend aides pot smuggler in letter to judge

Jazz great Herbie Hancock has written a letter to a federal judge to show his support for Bruce Veniero, a convicted marijuana smuggler who will be sentenced Friday.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Drugs, Tony Bennett

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Hollywood Bowl Kicks Off Jazz at the Bowl Concerts Tonight

The 2014 Jazz at the Bowl Series begins tonight, July 9, 2014 as The Count Basie Orchestra and special guests celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald .

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Count Basie Orchestra, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Salsa, Gilberto Santa Rosa, James Brown, Soul, Marvin Gaye

Tue Jul 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Hollywood Bowl Kicks Off Jazz at the Bowl Concerts on 7/9

The 2014 Jazz at the Bowl Series begins July 9, 2014 as The Count Basie Orchestra and special guests celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald .

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Count Basie Orchestra, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Salsa, Gilberto Santa Rosa, James Brown, Soul, Marvin Gaye

Sun Jun 29, 2014

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Julian Priester

All About Jazz is celebrating Julian Priester's birthday today! Julian Priester is an American jazz trombonist and composer.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Sun Ra, Duke Ellington, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Dinah Washington

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Examiner.com

African American music icons who died in 2013

Donald Byrd was a talented trumpet player who also helped other musicians including Herbie Hancock.

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Related Topix: Jazz, African-American, Black Entertainment, Howard University, George Duke, Stanley Clarke

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Fourplay bassist Nathan East talks touring with Clapton and making time for solo work

When Fourplay released their first album in 1991, there was little doubt that the term "supergroup" was applicable.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Harvey Mason, Black Entertainment

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