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7 hrs ago | All About Jazz

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Summer Programme Jazz Middelheim is Complete

Jazz Middelheim, from 14 to 17 August in Antwerp's Den Brandt Park, announces complete programme The event is already living up to its international reputation as an innovative jazz festival with, among others, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter in duo, Ahmad Jamal, Enrico Rava & Stefano Bollani, Dave Douglas Quintet and, as previously announced, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Wayne Shorter, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Douglas

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

One Track Mind: Harvey Mason, "Chameleon" from Chameleon

Harvey Mason's upcoming debut on the Concord Music label puts the iconic session drummer squarely into his old jazz-funk environs where he made a name for himself back in the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Harvey Mason, Black Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.17 Hour 2 - April 28-May 4, 2014, Segment 1

In hour 1, we sample an ultra-rare Frank Zappa cover of "Stranded in the Jungle," originally recorded by the Jayhawks, plus Herbie Hancock's take on a Joni Mitchell classic and a track from Miles Davis' version of Porgy & Bess.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Folk, Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, Theater, Porgy and Bess

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock to Perform Together at Carnegie Hall, 4/9/2015

Carnegie Hall today announced that a duo performance by critically-acclaimed and award-winning pianists Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock has just been added to its 2014-2015 concert season.

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Related Topix: Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Chick Corea

The Winnipeg Free Press

Jazz awards honour Hancock

Saxophonist Wayne Shorter and composer-arranger Maria Schneider are each triple winners in the 2014 Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association .

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Related Topix: Wayne Shorter, Jazz, Journalism, Black Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

GPB.org

Jazz Journalists Association Recognizes Its Musicians Of The Year

Herbie Hancock speaks at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Induction Ceremony 2013 at Harvard University.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Wayne Shorter

City Paper

Bass of Doom

Jaco Pastorius is considered by many to be the greatest electric bassist of all time.

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Related Topix: Jaco Pastorius, Jazz, Weather Report, Weather, Black Entertainment, Metal, Metallica, Suicidal Tendencies, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

TwinCities

Bobby McFerrin gets spiritual on tour, which stops in Minneapolis on Saturday

An amusing warning prefaces the press bio for Bobby McFerrin. It cautions that prolonged listening to the multi-Grammy-winning vocal artist "may be hazardous to your preconceptions" and that possible side effects for those embracing his music include "utter and unparalleled joy, a new perspective on creativity, permanent rejection of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wayne Shorter, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Chick Corea, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Crusader

Writer gets jazzed up

Jazz is often dismissed by younger generations unfairly, and as messenger of all things hip and musical, I am here to give it the credit it deserves.

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Related Topix: Glenn Miller, Jazz, Gene Krupa, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, Acid-Jazz, Us3

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Singer Bobby McFerrin is happy to spread joy

An amusing warning prefaces the press bio for Bobby McFerrin. It cautions that prolonged listening to the multi-Grammy-winning vocal artist “may be hazardous to your preconceptions” and that possible side effects for those embracing his music include “utter and unparalleled joy, a new perspective on creativity, permanent rejection of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Wayne Shorter, Jazz, Chick Corea, Symphony, Arts

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Today in jazz: Herbie Hancock's 74th birthday

On this day in jazz history , the illustrious Herbie Hancock celebrates his 74th birthday - having been born on April 12, 1940.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Miles Davis

NJ.com

Easton motorcycle cops patrol for cruisers in 1989 - Almanac April 12, 2014

In 2009, American cargo ship captain Richard Phillips was rescued from Somali pirates by U.S. Navy snipers who shot and killed three of the hostage-takers.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, John Kay, Vince Gill, Country, Roseto, PA, Allentown, PA

UPI

Almanac for Saturday, April 12, 2014

The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

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Related Topix: Lily Pons, Opera, Folk, Jazz, Black Entertainment, David Cassidy, Pop/Rock, Vince Gill, Country

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Live Design Online

Peyroux Journeys Through The Blue Room With Sennheiser

Jazz singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux is currently on tour throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Far East, and the US.

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Related Topix: Blue Room, Blues, Jazz, Old Lyme, CT, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Herbie Hancock, The Roots and lots more for 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is out with the lineup for this year's 57th edition of the shindig, and there should be something to please everyone from traditionalists to nu jazzers.

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Related Topix: The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Charles Lloyd

Examiner.com

Todd Cochran explores 'Worlds Around the Sun'

Composer, pianist and keyboard player Todd Cochran was a twenty-year old prodigy performing and recording in the San Francisco Bay area when his debut album "Worlds Around the Sun" came out in 1972.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Bobby Hutcherson, Blue Note, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Nuvo.net

Christian McBride's big, fat sound

Bassist Christian McBride has been a versatile force in jazz, R&B and rock music for the past 20 years.

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Related Topix: Joe Henderson, Jazz, Freddie Hubbard, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Wynton Marsalis, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Japan Times

Osaka's giant jazz festival could be great for local acts a if the youngsters get involved

When Osaka was chosen as the Global Host City for the third annual International Jazz Day earlier this year, jazz fans across the country were elated.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Jazz, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, Black Entertainment

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Monterey Jazz Festival lineup: Herbie Hancock, Roots among headliners

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock, hip-hop crew The Roots and blues-rock powerhouse Gary Clark Jr. highlight the diverse lineup set for the 57th annual Monterey Jazz Festival.

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Related Topix: The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Gary Clark Jr., Marcus Miller, Ethnic

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Philly producers Small Professor and Arcka release Herbie Hancock tribute

Philly producers Small Professor and Arcka have released a tribute to the legendary jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Hip-Hop, The Blueprint

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