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Ars Nova Workshop Announces New Path Festival Philadelphia 2014

Ars Nova Workshop will showcase some of the most consistently brilliant voices in jazz and experimental music in some of Philadelphia's most iconic and unusual spaces at the New Paths Festival, running April 21 through May 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Jazz, John Zorn, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Jazz: Space is the Place Sun Ra

I think the point that Jazz has its share of the eccentric and the quirky is pretty clear.


Related Topix: Jazz, quirky, Drugs, Birmingham, AL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Kaleidoscope

UAB artists create mural for Sun Ra tribute concert

On Thursday, April 10, people in the city will celebrate one of Birmingham's beloved, and funky, sons: Sun Ra, born Herman Blount in 1914.


Related Topix: Jazz, University of Alabama

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Free Press

Local electronic band deviates from the norm with their latest album

S/T , released by Contrapposto, is some of the strangest electronic music to come out of Portland.


Related Topix: Jazz

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Glendale News-Press

The light still shines on Sun Ra

His birth certificate said Birmingham, Ala., but the man who called himself Sun Ra declared that he was from the planet Saturn.


Related Topix: Jazz, Birmingham, AL, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, African-American, Entertainment

The Stranger

The Jazz Diaspora: Fletcher Henderson's Necessary Arrangements

Sun Ra and Benny Goodman are worlds apart in the vast landscape of jazz history and yet they have a common link in Fletcher Henderson.


Related Topix: Jazz, Benny Goodman

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Vulcan Park to celebrate jazz legend Sun Ra after-hours April 10

The park will host Sun Ra: Musician, Philosopher, Poet Thursday, April 10 at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 and $8 for members and students.


Related Topix: Jazz, Birmingham, AL, Arts, Poetry, Entertainment

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Economist

Brothers in brass

WHEN Chicago's Hypnotic Brass Ensemble plays, its sound seems different from that produced by other brass bands, especially those from New Orleans.


Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans