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13 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Good advice keeps these young jazz musicians on straight and narrow

Christian Scott is enthusing about the young musicians who make up the band he brings to Edinburgh Jazz Festival this weekend when he stops himself.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Art Blakey, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!

Yesterday | City of Boston

Boston Public Library's Concerts in the Courtyard Continue in August

Boston Public Library's Concerts in the Courtyard continue through August 29, welcoming visitors to experience the music of local and international artists in a variety of genres at the Central Library in Copley Square, located at 700 Boylston Street.

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Related Topix: Boylston, MA, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Arts, Opera, Boston, MA

Yesterday | All About Jazz

Drummer to Drummer

Foremost an innovator, John Riley has always been a 'drummer's drummer" in the world of straight-ahead jazz.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Quincy Jones

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

Mike Stern-Bill Evans Band

UNITS for measuring job satisfaction should henceforth be known as Sterns, because few people demonstrate how much they enjoy being at work as does Mike Stern.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Fri Jul 18, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Ask the Ebay Queen: How do I handle angry eBay buyer with cancer?

Dear eBay Queen: I had a beautiful Laurel Burch finished quilt that I sold a couple of weeks ago.

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Classical, Black Entertainment, Mozart, Jazz, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

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.

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

All About Jazz

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Bill Charlap on 'Jazz in July'

Next week, New York's 92Y will hold its annual Jazz in July festival at its 92nd St. and Lexington Ave. auditorium.

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Related Topix: Events, Jazz, Billy Taylor, Bernstein, Classical, Leonard Bernstein, Black Entertainment

Something Else! Reviews

Gimme Five: Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie + Steve Smith on Journey's...

As the 40th anniversary of Journey's signing with Columbia Records passed this year, we caught up with a trio of members to talk about key moments in the group's record-smashing history of arena rock - including founders Neal Schon and Gregg Rolie, along with platinum-era drummer Steve Smith.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Journey, Black Entertainment, Jazz

Wed Jul 16, 2014

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Trombonist Reggie Watkins to Release "One for Miles, One for Maynard," Aug. 26

On his infectious new album, One for Miles, One for Maynard -his second as a leader and first since 2004-Watkins and his band offer deep bop grooves, soulful vigor, and sparkling interplay.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Maynard Ferguson, Black Entertainment, Symphony, Arts, West Virginia University, Diane Schuur

All About Jazz

Nate Wooley/Hugo Antunes/Chris Corsano: Malus

That's in spite, or perhaps that should be because, of being so hard to pin down.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Atlantic

Charlie Haden, Jazz's Rooted Radical

No one wants to be remembered most for what they did at 22, but history will forever recall Charlie Haden for his role in Ornette Coleman's great quartet of the late 1950s.

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Related Topix: Charlie Haden, Jazz, Ornette Coleman, Black Entertainment, Don Cherry, Shenandoah, IA, Entertainment

Woot

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.

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Related Topix: Vibes, Jazz, Roy Ayers, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane

Bangor Daily News

SummerKeys Brings Jazz to Lubec

Kent Hewitt, jazz pianist/composer and SummerKeys faculty member returns to the Lubec stage for the 11th season on July 16th for a solo concert of "Jazz Piano Stylings".

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Related Topix: Lubec, ME, Cole Porter, Jazz, Black Entertainment

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Independent

Fans book burial plots in the Bronx to be near jazz greats Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Celia Cruz

The guardians of Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx are reaching out to those who can think of nothing better than making their final resting place one shared by the likes of Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Celia Cruz.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Duke Ellington, Jazz, Marketing

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Cincinnati.com

'Miles Ahead' filming in Cincinnati: July 11'Miles Ahead' filming in...

The sunset over Fourth Street in Downtown Cincinnati as I waited for a glimpse of Ewan McGregor and Don Cheadle on the set of "Miles Ahead."

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

New York Daily News

Fans can spend eternity with jazz greats

The Bronx cemetery has unveiled more than 2,000 new mausoleum and burial plots near 'Jazz Corner' where the likes of Miles Davis and Celia Cruz are laid to rest.

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Related Topix: The Bronx, NY, New York, NY, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Celia Cruz

Examiner.com

Don Cheadle reaches his crowdfunding goal; thanks his fans and supporters

Actor Don Cheadle hit all the right notes with his now completed Indiegogo campaign for his Miles Davis biopic "Miles Ahead" .

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Related Topix: House of Lies, Entertainment, Television, Don Cheadle, Black Entertainment, Jazz

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Jazzmain Creates a Sound for Sore Ears

Scottish-based quartet JazzMain, has released its long awaited debut CD having waited almost 18 months since they first entered the studio, such was the band's intense attention to detail in selecting the most appropriate tunes from their vast repertoire of standards and compositions.

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Related Topix: Jimmy Heath, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Charles Mingus

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

20 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Release Their First Four-Man Album

The early '90s were a transformative time for the Rolling Stones . Not long after the release of their 1991 live album 'Flashpoint,' original bassist Bill Wyman exited the band, permanently trimming the Stones lineup down to a quartet.

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Charlie Watts, Was

World Magazine

Good and gone

An unspoken theme runs through the mourning occasioned by the recent deaths of the jazz pianist Horace Silver , the pop lyricist Gerry Goffin , and the R&B singers Bobby Womack and Bobby "Blue" Bland : namely, that we may not see their likes again-and that we may be worse off as a result.

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Related Topix: Horace Silver, Jazz, Brad Mehldau, Stan Getz, Black Entertainment, Charles Mingus, Art Blakey

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