All About Jazz
Bill Warfield Big Band: Trumpet Story
On Trumpet Story, Warfield's big-band homage to trumpeters and other musicians who have influenced him through the years, six-time Grammy Award winner Brecker solos on eight of ten numbers, several of which were written by Warfield with him in mind.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Tributes for August 17
Christina "Tina" Anderson, 62 of Cheyenne, formerly of Greeley, passed away at her home on June 20, 2014.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
All About Jazz
Kenny Lavender: Conscious Journey Part 1 and 2
Texas-born, New York-based trumpeter Kenny Lavender is as versatile as can be. He's put his horn to good use on Broadway, playing lead trumpet on Bullets Over Broadway and working in the pit orchestras of other hit shows like The Drowsy Chaperone and West Side Story ; he's backed up old pros like Frankie Valli, The Temptations, and Johnny Mathis; ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Bringing live music back to the South Side
They're checking out a new club called The Promontory, an industrial space with a concrete floor and exposed beams.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
San Juan College, Farmington, NM
Call for Area Musicians.
All area musicians are invited to play with the San Juan College music department in any of its ensembles that are offered during evening hours.
Grand Island Pennysaver
Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announces Class of 2014 inductees
The president of VH1, a legendary punk rocker, a guitar-picking rock critic and a bevy of horn players will be among the Class of 2014 inductees entering the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame.
Observer & Eccentric
Keep the music coming: Support Jazz Festival
The event took place on the college's main campus lawn and VisTaTech Center in Livonia.
Jazz festivals in Montclair and Morristown on Saturday
Two lively towns, two festivals and one common theme: live music. At the Montclair Jazz Festival, produced by community-arts organization Jazz House Kids, the day's events will be led by award-winning actor S. Epatha Merkerson, while just a short drive away, a roster of artists are scheduled to perform "on the Green" at the Morristown Jazz & Blues ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Binghamton welcomes band from French sister city
Binghamton welcomes band from French sister city Binghamton Mayor Richard David hosts welcome for ambassadors Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1osTwbe Mayor Richard David speaks with Romain Girault of La Teste-de-Buch, France, on Tuesday after giving him a pin to commemorate his visit to Binghamton.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Wheaton Municipal Band Season Finale features Big Band Jazz
In the last concert of the 2014 Wheaton Municipal Band concerts, Doug Beach returns with a big band for the beloved Jazz Band Concert on Thursday, August 14 at 8:00 p.m. at Memorial Park in downtown Wheaton.
Belgrade Theatre to Premiere Propaganda Swing in September
The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry will present the UK premiere of Peter Arno tt's gripping musical drama Propaganda Swing, playing on the Belgrade Main Stage for two weeks this September.
Monash University Big Band and Orchestra
Combining the institution's two major instrumental ensembles, Monash University's Academy of Performing Arts collated a sensible quartet of works for Sunday afternoon's concert.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival huge hit, boon for downtown amid...
The lilting sounds of big band music, jazz and merengue drifted over the downtown on Saturday, drawing about 1,000 people to Court Square during what emerged as a banner weekend for the city.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Around town: August 6, 2014
The Philadelphia Protestant Home, 6500 Tabor Ave., will host a concert by The John Clark Little Big Band on Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. The concert, which will take place in PPH's social hall, will feature swinging jazz sounds and big band songs.
Northern Territory News
Festival of jazz worth trumpeting about
Bruce Cartwright, Brian Manning and Phil Giffard jam in the Gardens ahead of the first Darwin Jazz Festival.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
All About Jazz
Tony Kadleck Big Band: Around the Horn
If leadership is best imparted by example, Kadleck shouldn't have a care in the world, as his discography includes more than eighty albums from pop to blues to jazz and various genres in between.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Coventry's Belgrade Theatre to Stage Propaganda Swing in September
The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry will present the UK premiere of Peter Arno tt 's gripping WWII drama Propaganda Swing, playing on the Belgrade Main Stage for two weeks this September.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
THE underlying theme in saxophonist Paul Towndrow's Pro-Am suite is sporting feats and there was an ambitious feat involved in just bringing the participants together: not even Don Ellis, whose treatment of Blood Sweat & Tears' House in the Country opened Thursday's concert and who made some pretty spectacular contributions to the orchestral jazz ... (more)
LiveWire: Charles Neville among headliners at Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival
The headliners for the Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival are made up of mostly local musicians.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Garden State Concert Band is Coming to West Orange August 9
The Garden State Concert Band is making its appearance at Eagle Rock Reservation on Friday, August 9, as part of the free Essex County Summer Music series.