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15 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Watch Lady Gaga take over the mic in New York City bar for impromptu jazz gig

Gaga, dressed in a striking bright red outfit and heels, clambered onto the bar and grabbed the mic at St. Jerome's in New York City to warble away as the small crowd cheered and a saxophonist played in the background.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Tony Bennett

Mon Jul 28, 2014

XLR8R

Aybee and Afrikan Sciences Release New LP Inspired by Miles Davis

While the music of Miles Davis has been interpreted in endless ways over the years, it seems fitting that Deepblak founder Aybee and label mainstay Afrikan Sciences have funneled their experimental, cosmically inclined techno into an homage to the jazz legend.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Jazz: Miles Davis and George Coleman

Miles Davis had two great great bands. The first with Coltrane and Cannonball. The second featured Wayne Shorter on Tenor Sax.

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Related Topix: Jazz, George Coleman, Black Entertainment, Wayne Shorter, Harold Mabern, US News, Liberal Political News

SFGate

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.

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Related Topix: Newport, RI, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Dave Brubeck

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Casinos: George Benson teams with Chris Botti at Thunder Valley

George Benson is set to release "Benson: The Autobiography" next month. In it, he will recount stories from a career that's seen the singer-songwriter partnering with artists including Miles Davis, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Quincy Jones, Count Basie and Benny Goodman.

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Related Topix: Chris Botti, George Benson, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra

Cincinnati.com

Bridgetown man's Grand Prix cruises into 'Miles Ahead'Bridgetown...

Bridgetown man's Grand Prix cruises into 'Miles Ahead' Eric Bush says his 'baby' will appear in several Miles Davis movie scenes Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mKoxRx Eric Bush of Bridgetown with "The Blue Beast," his 1971 Pontiac Grand Prix, which will appear in Don Cheadle's "Miles Ahead" film.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Trainspotting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Ewan McGregor, Cincinnati, OH, Movies, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

Jazz picks: Central Avenue Jazz fest, Ron Carter and more

Ron Carter, an all-star trio and a celebration of L.A. jazz history are among the offerings for the weekend.

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Related Topix: Ron Carter, Jazz, Charlie Haden, Andrew Hill, Sam Rivers, Eric Dolphy, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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!

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

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

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