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13 hrs ago | SF Classical Voice

Rufus Wainwright at Stern Grove

Canadian-American troubador Rufus Wainwright will make his debut at the Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco on Sunday, July 27. The program will feature his signature blend of theatrical pop, cabaret, and classical styles.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Judy Garland, Jazz, Celebrities

Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

The Skyliners

This 13 pc. Big-Band will perform dance music in the tradition of Glen Miller and Count Basie.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Count Basie

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Paul Towndrow jazzes up the Commonwealth Games

When Paul Towndrow took up the position of musical director with the newly formed Byres Road Big Band in 2009, he knew he was accepting a challenge.

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Snoqualmie Valley Record

Big Band plays Boxley's

MachOne Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band from Seattle, plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Boxley's in downtown North Bend.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Orchestra, Big-Band, North Bend, WA, Entertainment

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Leading Latvian jazz intepretations on CD

The MMC released its latest compilation of jazz music performed by Latvian interpreters.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Quartet

All About Jazz

Tony Kadleck Big Band: Around The Horn

Trumpeter Tony Kadleck is one of those musicians that nearly everybody has heard, regardless of whether they know it.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Producers, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Iol.co.za

Jazz festival ends on a high note

'THIS is is a unique festival, unlike anything I have seen in the world. You can be very proud of it."

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Jazz

Londonderry Today

Summer of jazz at the Alley

Jazz Gazette will be filling the Alley in Strabane with the wonderful sounds of Jazz and Blues every Friday night from July 18 until the end of August.

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Related Topix: Jazz & Blues, Jazz, United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland, Watches

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pocono Record

Orchestra will give quick jazz history lesson

The Deer Head Jazz Orchestra will perform "The History of Big Band Jazz in One Hour or Less" at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Deer Head Inn, 5 Main St., Delaware Water Gap.

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Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz, Delaware Water Gap, PA

Darien News-Review

Senior center opening

The Darien Senior Activities Center opens at 9 a.m. Monday, July 21, at the new Mather Community Center, 2 Renshaw Road.

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Examiner.com

Bay Area Big Band @ InsideOut Gallery, Sun. July 20th, 7-9 pm

The BAY AREA BIG BAND generates an electricity and excitement guaranteed to bring you out of your seat.

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Related Topix: Inside Out, Jazz, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Count Basie

Hispanic Business

BRIEF: Big Band Night tonight

The band will feature five saxophones, four trumpets and four trombones, plus piano, guitar, bass guitar and drums.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Estes Park Jazz Big Band takes the stage for July 17 performance

The Estes Park Jazz Big Band will provide music for the July 17 Thursday Night Live at Performance Park.

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Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, Jazz, Benny Goodman, Entertainment

Hispanic Business

Big Band Swingfest Sunday

Sweet Georgia Sound is headlining the market's Big Band Swingfest. SGS director says not only is the big band marking its 20th anniversary, but Sunday's performance will be its 50th gig at Chattanooga Market.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Things To Do 7/17-7/23

Ice cream is the star of the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum's most popular event of the summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, San-Rafael, NM, Jazz, Las Cruces, NM, Dining

Grantham Journal

Young Grantham musicians support charity with sell-out gig

King's School student Nye Banfield, 17, and his Brook Street Big Band performed a selection of much-loved jazz, swing and pop favourites to a sell-out audience at The Olde Barn, Marston.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Contra Costa Times

USO show, 1940s style, a tribute to vets, active military

Bob Sutherland isn't one to toot his own horn. Or maybe he is, because the 90-year-old trumpeter and World War II veteran will be playing with the Rossmoor Big Band at a July 19 "Operation Swingtime" program.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jazz, US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Dublin, CA, US Navy

Darlington and Stockton Times

American jazz trumpeter helps Darlington students hit all the right notes

JAZZ TRUMPET: World-renowned American jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis at the workshop with musicians from Durham County Youth Big Band at Hummersknott Academy Picture: ANDY LAMB American jazz trumpet player, Jon Faddis, led a workshop with members of the Durham County Youth Big Band at Hummersknott Academy, in Darlington.

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Related Topix: Jon Faddis, Jazz, Charles Mingus, Gil Evans

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Hot European band booked for Swing Time's fifth anniversary

Swing Time will hosts its 5th Anniversary Celebration, featuring Swing Design, Europe's Hottest Big Band, on Friday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S. Swing Design a 22-Piece Big Band from the Netherlands and is making Tampa Bay the initial stop on its first-ever Florida tour.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Florida, Harry Connick Jr., Opinion

Patch.com

New Orleans-Based Performer Displaced by Katrina to Perform in Ocean City

A New Orleans-based performer who relocated to the east coast after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina comes to Ocean City this week.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Ocean City, NJ

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