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14 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Ten Reasons the Sax Doesn't Suck

The obvious choice is usually guitar, because everybody wants to be a sweaty rock god.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

HeraldSun.com

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Duke Performances will present six world premieres of commissioned works during its 2014-2015 season.

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All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Gato Barbieri: 'Caliente!'

New York hit 90 degrees yesterday with 50% humidity. Though it's summer, the city hasn't really experienced that much heat this summer.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

SFGate

Announcement: GuitarControl.com Releases "First 4 Bars from John...

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Hamlet, NC, Business News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

New York Daily News

Cornel West decries President Obama as 'counterfeit'

President Obama is a political fraud, left-wing academic Cornel West charged in his latest tirade against the man he once supported.

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Jazz & Blues Music Reviews

Coltrane: a Biography by Cuthbert Simpkins

There have been a great many biographies of John Coltrane since his death in 1967, but this is one of the most interesting.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Jazz & Blues Music Reviews

John Coltrane - Sideman: Trane's Blue Note Sessions

The period 1956-1957 was a transformative year in the life of John Coltrane. He became clean of narcotics during this period, experienced a spiritual awakening and began his explosive rise to greatness that would mark the final decade of his life.

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Johnny Griffin

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Dirk Quinn Band to headline Music in the Park

At 15, Dirk Quinn was mowing his lawn in Green Lane, Pennsylvania, when a pal stopped by and handed him a tape to drop in his Walkman.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Canada.com

Earth, Wind & Fire forever funky nearly 45 years later

Verdine White, left, performs with Philip Bailey and Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind and Fire: "I don't think anybody has gone through different genres as successfully as we have," White says.

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All About Jazz

John Coltrane: Offering: Live At Temple University

Adding significantly to the first-class feel of this production is the inclusion of a 23-page liner booklet written by the always perceptive Ashley Kahn.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cleveland.com

Richmond Heights schools to consider hiring five new employees at meeting Monday: Morning links

The school board will consider hiring four new employees tonight, there's a jazz-history lesson at the library next month and the city trash collectors will begin helping with brush pick-up - these are some of the things happening in Richmond Heights in the coming weeks.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Jazz & Blues Music Reviews

Azar Lawrence - The Seeker

Saxophonist Azar Lawrence came of age playing in the excellent bands of Miles Davis and McCoy Tyner in the early 1970's as evidenced on albums like Enlightenment and Dark Magus .

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Canada.com

Concert preview: Earth, Wind and Fire are forever funky

He was all of 18, and saw a future in music ahead. "I was going to make $50,000 a year in Chicago, find a little house, play in the classical world and maybe moonlight on weekends playing in cover bands," White recalls.

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NewMexiKen

Kind of Blue

Everyone, even people who say they don't like jazz, likes Kind of Blue . It's cool, romantic, melancholic, and gorgeously melodic.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

SqueezeMyLemon

John Coltrane Tee Shirt

John Coltrane - Focused Overdye T-Shirt John Coltrane strikes a contemplative pose in a unique orange and green woodgrain logo graphic on the front of this grey/blue, 100% cotton t-shirt from Jim Marshall Clothing.

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Times Herald-Record

Jack DeJohnette Trio to perform benefit concert for Family of Woodstock Aug. 16

It's not often that local jazz enthusiasts get to hear Jack DeJohnette perform, so when his trio comes to the Bearsville Theater Saturday night, it will raise more than one roof.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Aug. 17, 1949: Miles Davis' kind of blue released

This was the day that Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record, while a presidential scandal was publicly acknowledged and Miles Davis releases Kind of Blues.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Guitar World

Acoustic Nation with Dale Turner: The Picking Prowess of John McLaughlin

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the October 2014 issue of Guitar World .

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Litchfield Jazz Festival Features Music Legends

Jazz legend Curtis Fuller is bringing his trombone to Goshen for the Litchfield Jazz Festival on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

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Hispanic Business

Greensboro College Names Professor Neill Clegg Jr. Director of Honors Program

"We all have confidence that Professor Clegg will sustain and enhance our Honors program for the sake of continued student success," said , senior vice president and chief academic officer.

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