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Saturday Sep 6 | Copenhagen Post

This week's date: September 7

In its prime, the original Montmartre attracted a host of top-class jazz musicians of the day, many of whom lived in Copenhagen during that time, including Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Ben Webster and Dexter Gordon.


Related Topix: Jazz, Chet Baker

Fri Sep 05, 2014


Star-Studded Ensemble of Contemporary Jazz Players Join Together for Smooth Jazz Cafe

Pull up a chair, grab a cup of joe and get ready to hear some of the most lush, harmonious jazz guitarists around at the Smooth Jazz Cafe ! This new project, set to be released September 30 on Purple Pyramid Records, features Australian jazz fusion great Frank Gambale, former Dire Straits guitarist Hal Lindes, Stan Getz sideman and current member of Fourplay, Chuck Loeb, and the Grammy nominated Denny Jiosa. And the whole thing is helmed by the supremely talented, multi-Emmy winning Brian Tarquin, who wrote all of the songs and produced the album as well as performs on it.


Related Topix: Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Frank Gambale, Pop/Rock, Dire Straits, Chuck Loeb

Thu Sep 04, 2014

BBC News

Classical Saxophone in Proms spotlight

While the concerto is long-established in classical music, the saxophone - 175 years after it was invented - remains a bit player in the orchestra. "When people hear it they immediately connect, even unconsciously... with popular music, whether it's blues, or R&B, or jazz.


Related Topix: Classical, Saxophone, Jazz, Symphony, Arts

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Awarding winning jazz flautist to play concert with Helston Jazz Orchestra

Nationally acclaimed award winning jazz flautist Gareth Lockrane will be making a rare journey down to the Cornwall next Friday to play a prestigious concert with the Helston School Jazz Orchestra at its annual leaver's concert.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Charlie Parker

Tue Sep 02, 2014


Marcus Davis: Linking generations of musical talent

"If you like an instrument that sings, play the saxophone. At its best it's like the human voice," remarked the legendary saxophonist, Stan Getz.


Related Topix: Jazz, Jennings, LA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sunday Herald

Arts News

Edinburgh-based artist Lesley Skeates has work on show in Undercurrents, a group exhibition of contemporary paintings and sculpture inspired by the sea, which is open to the public at Arusha Gallery in Dundas Street, Edinburgh, from September 4 to October 8. A graduate in Fine Art from Aberystwyth University, Skeates went on to work as a medical ... (more)


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Jazz

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Highly respected New Orleans jazz saxophonist Tim Green has died

Saxophonist Tim Green, a thoughtful, highly respected presence on New Orleans stages for more than 30 years, has died.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Charles Mingus, Creole, LA, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Songwriting in focus during Halifax series

More Than Words, a songwriting workshop series featuring Dwight Twilley, Garland Jeffreys, Bryan Potvin, and Dave Pirner, will be held at 1 p.m. at the Carleton Music Bar and Grill, Halifax, this weekend.


Related Topix: Jazz, Pop/Rock, Soul Asylum

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Rally Day, Sept. 7, at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence

Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will celebrate Rally Day with two Eucharistic services, featuring New Orleans jazz on Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Wycliffe Gordon, Benny Goodman

Fri Aug 22, 2014

All About Jazz

Mark Egan

One of the premier electric bassists of contemporary jazz, Mark Egan has distinguished himself over the past 30 years as an in-demand session player, valued sideman, prolific composer and respected leader in his own right.


Related Topix: Jazz, Pat Metheny Group, Steve Grossman, Bill Evans

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Northwest Music Scene

Diane Schuur Allstar Band at Jazz Alley Sept. 11 - 14

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley presents Grammy-winning Tacoma native, vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur.


Related Topix: Diane Schuur, Jazz, Tacoma, WA