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St. Augustine Record
Fireworks over the Matanzas celebrates July 4 in St. Augustine
Fireworks over the Matanzas, the highlight of St. Augustine's traditional July 4 activities, has become synonymous with celebrating Independence Day in the Nation's Oldest City.
8 hrs ago
Cleveland ToDo June 18: Catch Wynton Marsalis at Akron's Civic...
The London Daily Telegraph crowed that the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by the great Wynton Marsalis, is "the finest big band in the world today."
12 hrs ago
Something Else! Reviews
One Track Mind: Chicago featuring Les Deux Love Orchestra,...
There are probably more than a few people who thought this No. 12 1969 hit by the Spiral Starecase was a Chicago song anyway.
16 hrs ago
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra's Michigan-native drummer returns to Meijer Gardens
Marsalis father, Ellis, is an eminent piano teacher whose students included Harry Connick Jr., and his brother, Branford, is a celebrated saxophonist who's appeared many times in West Michigan, including as St. Cecilia Music Center's Great Artist in 2006.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
BEST Maria Sonnenberg: Orchestra to play free patriotic concert
The brass, woodwind and percussion players of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra invite the community to join them in "The American Dream," a free patriotic concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy's Scott Center for the Performing Arts, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive, Melbourne.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Wynton Marsalis, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, swing through Meijer Gardens
The Duke Ellington Orchestra and the Count Basie Orchestra, once upon a time, crisscrossed the United States, spreading the gospel of American big band jazz among other jazz groups.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ravinia Benny Goodman Tribute swings
Three exceptional clarinetists and the Midwest's talented Chicago Jazz Orchestra reminded Ravinia Festival audiences why the music of Benny Goodman still excites jazz and big band lovers decades after the "king of swing's" quartet drew a record attendance in 1973.
All About Jazz
Weather Report: Forecast: Tomorrow
The two greatest threads that ran through Weather Report's career were the consistent compositional strength of Zawinul and co-founder/saxophonist Wayne Shorter, and its orchestral approach.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Nottingham Evening Post
BIG band enthusiasts are well catered for on Sunday with sessions from well-established local orchestras.
Liberty Belle Extravaganza Set for 4th of July
On July 4th, 2013 The Salon, The Champagne Riot, and Wit's End join forces for a fourth year to present another unforgettable vintage Fourth of July extravaganza.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
City announces Fireworks Over The Matanzas
Fireworks Over The Matanzas will include food, outdoor band concerts, and fireworks.
River Concert Series 2013 15th Anniversary Season Program Announcement
The family-friendly orchestral series, which has become a traditional part of summer in St. Mary's County, will again feature six Friday night concerts on the grounds of St. Mary's College of Maryland.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
DC Jazz Festival: What to See Tonight
The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra needs no help in drawing an audience. They have a regular residency at the city's best jazz venue, every Monday night, and they routinely sell the place out.
Watertown Daily Times
Concerts on the Waterfront Series in Sackets Harbor shows its moves this year
The Concerts on the Waterfront series has a twist - with a shimmy, a samba and more moves thrown in - this year.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
SF Jazz Center hosts the San Francisco Jazz Festival
The 31st Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival opens this week - and for the first time in the history of the organization, the Festival will be held in the recently opened SF JAZZ Center in downtown San Francisco .
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Joe Aaron: Milwaukee jazz classic
Joe Aaron played saxophone and clarinet in Milwaukee and beyond for nearly eight decades -- playing with big band singers like Patti Page before World War II and hitting the road with Clyde McCoy and his Sugar Blues Orchestra.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
A feast of music, food and theatre at Grassington Festival
Now in its 33rd year, the festival will run from next Friday, June 14 to Saturday, June 29 and will offer 15 days of live music, dance, theatre, film, comedy, walks and workshops.
All About Jazz
Read "Ellingtonian Intimacy: Dukish Duos"
Duke Ellington elevated the art of big band writing to great heights, but his music was never relegated to the large ensemble corner of the room.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Big band duo in the groove
Sydney's Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra turns 10 this year, and - as far as birthday celebrations go - performing with two of the world's most in-demand big band leaders is hard to beat.