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5 hrs ago | CTNow.com

Legend Curtis Fuller Among Litchfield Jazz Fest Lineup

There's a silver lining in the Brussels Jazz Orchestra's withdrawal from the Litchfield Jazz Festival lineup: It opened up a spot for legendary trombonist Curtis Fuller, who'll perform in the Saturday 3:30 p.m. time slot.


Related Topix: Curtis Fuller, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Yusef Lateef, Litchfield, CT, Music, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Orion Ensemble to Open Season with Stepping Out, Begin. 9/28

The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, opens its 22nd season with "Stepping Out," a program showcasing Chicago composer Jim Gailloreto and a combination of Romantic-era chamber music favorites and classical-jazz fusion pieces.


Related Topix: Columbia College Chicago, Education, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Classical, Symphony, Arts, Black Entertainment, Jazz

Wed Jul 30, 2014

All About Jazz

The Spiritual Language of Soprano Saxophone Player Joe Rosenberg

He stresses a spiritual search for an inner sound that may enlighten his music with profound, timeless meaning.


Related Topix: France, World News, Black Entertainment, Jazz

Sun Jul 27, 2014


At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

In this Aug. 8, 2010 file photo, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis plays at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. He will be among the featured performers returning to the festival on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.


Related Topix: Newport, RI, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck

Sat Jul 26, 2014

All About Jazz

EVENT: Memorial Concert for Tenor Saxophonist Jeff Marx

Friends of saxophonist Jeff Marx, former Woodstock area resident, who passed away December 16, 2013 will present a memorial concert at the Colony Cafe, Rock City Rd, Woodstock, NY on Sunday, August 3, 4-7 pm.


Related Topix: Woodstock, NY, CrossFit, Fitness, North Rose, NY, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Muslim legacy flows from slavery through Civil War to today

America prides itself on being a pluralistic society - a society of many different peoples living together peacefully.


Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Opinion


Unstandard jazz standards

"I like to recognize the tune," lyricist Lorenz Hart wrote, roughly 75 years ago, for the show tune of the same name.


Related Topix: Thelonious Monk, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Ahmad Jamal

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pasadena Weekly


This collaboration between New Orleans piano virtuoso Butler and trumpeter/arranger Bernstein is the auspicious occasion for the latest relaunch of Impulse, 1960s label home to jazz giant John Coltrane, among others.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

City Paper

The Blackbyrds' Kevin Toney Has a New Partner in Song: His Daughter

Some people believe "Rock Creek Park" is the official song of Washington, D.C. - or, at least, that it should be.


Related Topix: Jazz, Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Howard University, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Sys-Con Media

Amazon Expands Prime Music Selection: Hundreds of Thousands of Songs...

Amazon today announced it has added hundreds of thousands of songs and hundreds of new, expert-programmed Prime Playlists to the Prime Music catalog.


Related Topix: Amazon, Nick Cave, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Pop/Rock, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Saxophonist Odean Pope makes rare appearance at Chris' Jazz Cafe tomorrow

Philadelphia saxophone great Odean Pope doesn't perform with the same frequency that he once did.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Progressive-Rock, Catalyst


Twilight and 'the Spiritual Chord.'

Friends, I am looking at Wasily Kandinsky's Twilight painted in Paris in 1943. twilight for Kandinsky seemed a balance between opposites, day and night.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KLRN-TV San Antonio

Ravi Coltrane Quartet

This episode also features an exclusive interview with the artist.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment

Houston Press

Red Cat Jazz Cafe

Even if you don't know Miles Davis from Buddy Miles or John Coltrane from John Legend , there's something about being in a jazz club that automatically makes you feel more, well, sophisticated.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Miles Davis, Jazz, Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Miles, New Orleans, Louisiana

USA Today

Today in History for July 17th

Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball's Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Wed Jul 16, 2014

New Yorker

Listening Booth: Impulse! Records

Impulse! Records, the storied label that featured innovative music by John Coltrane, Ray Charles, and other jazz luminaries in the sixties, had been dormant for years.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Jazz, Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein, Charles Mingus

University City Review

Internationally-Renowned Saxophonist Azar Lawrence and Philadelphia...

The Festival, organized by People's Emergency Center, highlights Lancaster Avenue as one of Philadelphia's newest arts and culture corridors The People's Emergency Center is bringing internationally renowned jazz saxophonist, and disciple of John Coltrane, Azar Lawrence to Philadelphia for its 8th Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival on ... (more)


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Jazz, Black Entertainment

All About Jazz

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Fourth Annual John Coltrane Festival Set for August...

By Larry Reni Thomas The Friends of John Coltrane, Inc., a High Point, North Carolina-based arts organization, presents, The Fourth Annual John Coltrane International Jazz And Blues Festival, August 30, 2014, from 1 pm to 10 pm, at Oak Hollow Park, 1841 Eastchester Drive, in High Point, North Carolina.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, High Point, NC, Lattimore, NC, Hamlet, NC

Wall Street Journal

Music Review: Modernizing Morton

Henry Butler's 1986 debut recording, "Fivin' Around," married the past and present in meaningful ways, establishing his place within both a long line of distinctive New Orleans piano virtuosos and a forward-leaning modern-jazz landscape.


Related Topix: Henry Butler, Jazz, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Black Entertainment, Steven Bernstein, Fats Waller

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Music Monday: Classy Vibes

Happy Music Monday! If you were to break into Scott's house and look at his record collection, you'd maybe be shocked to see how many records feature the vibes.


Related Topix: Vibes, Jazz, Roy Ayers, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis