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Wednesday Jul 16 | Waterloo Chronicle

A legend in the making

He's been called the greatest American musician most people haven't heard of in a recent 60 Minutes profile in the U.S. But more impressive than the accolades that are pouring in for Marcus Roberts, who will be headlining the 22nd annual Sun Life Financial Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival July 18-20, is the story he has to tell.

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Related Topix: Marcus Roberts, Jazz

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Wynton Marsalis leads New Orleans show to benefit youth programs of Tipitina's Foundation

When Wynton Marsalis comes to New Orleans on July 27, expect a special show. The trumpeter is a nine-time Grammy winner and a Pulitzer Prize recipient.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Wynton Marsalis fan club

"Wynton Marsalis: A Youngarts Masterclass" nominated for 66Th Annual EmmyA Award

Family Documentary Special, has been nominated for a 66th Annual Emmy Award in the Outstanding Children's Program category.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Masterclass, Jazz, The National, Non-Profit

Fri Jul 11, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota Orchestra announces lineups for three series

Grammy winners Chris Botti and Wynton Marsalis, vocalist Kathy Mattea, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and "Back to the Future" star Christopher Lloyd are among the guests planned for the Minnesota Orchestra's newly announced 2014-15 Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Family Concerts series.

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Related Topix: Classical, Minnesota Orchestra, Chris Botti, Jazz, Country, Kathy Mattea, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Comedy Movies, Back to the Future, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Music, Entertainment

Lansing State Journal

TV Tonight: WKAR goes backstage with head of MSU jazz program

TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: "BackStage Pass" and "Mark Twain Prize," 9 and 10 p.m., WKAR .

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Related Topix: Rodney Whitaker, Jazz, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett

Wed Jul 09, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Best Bets

The Buzzards Bay Musicfest, under the artistic direction of Charles Stegeman, opened last night in Marion.

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Related Topix: Marion, MA, Buzzards Bay, MA, Jazz, Wareham, MA, Photography, Arts, Mattapoisett, MA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Occidental Gypsy to appear at Soper Reese

The band is known for its mix of original vocal and instrumental pieces - most notably a "gypsyfied" take of Michael Jackson's "Thriller," according to Carol Hays.

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Related Topix: Occidental, CA, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Bishop, CA, Jazz, Lakeport, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Open Source Comments

Wynton Marsalis on Louis Armstrong

In celebration of July 4th, we're republishing this interview about Louis Armstrong, who is said to have been born on Independence Day, 1900.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong

The Post-Standard

Syracuse Jazz Fest to amp up its dining options with food trucks, craft beer and local wine

George Shattuck, Ruby Godwin and her grand-daughter, Destiny, are teaming up in the Shattuck's Paddy Wagon / Ruby's Soul Food food truck at the Syracuse Jazz Fest July 11 and 12. In musical terms, the 2014 food offerings at the M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest will resemble the grub provided in previous years the way Wynton Marsalis resembles a kazoo band.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Wine, Drink, Jazz, Rochester, NY, Onondaga County, NY

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Jazzman Marsalis trumpets youth, musical diversity

The solo played by U.S. jazzman Wynton Marsalis to close his now-annual residency at London's Barbican this week was a rare personal moment in what was otherwise a master class in sharing the limelight.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Financial Times

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra/Marsalis, Barbican, London

Midway through the opening night of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's third Barbican residency, its leader, Wynton Marsalis, flagged up swing as a prime source of inspiration.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Misha Tsiganov - 'The Artistry of the Standard'

Once again demonstrating the universal appeal of jazz, Russian-born pianist Misha Tsiganov , who has long been making a name for himself playing in projects with the likes of Michael and Randy Brecker , Hendrik Meurkens, Clark Terry, and Wynton Marsalis , leads a dynamic quintet in a new album he calls The Artistry of the Standard.

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Related Topix: Randy Brecker, Jazz, Clark Terry, Music, Entertainment

All About Jazz

Live From Birmingham: Tom Harrison, Tad Newton, Wynton Marsalis and Monocled Man

Tom Harrison The Bartons Arms June 6, 2014 Some of Tom Harrison's band sidemen are more familiar to seasoned UK jazz fans than the leader himself, but the London saxophonist's film music project will doubtless contribute to improving his own profile.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Drama Movies, The Sandpiper

Mon Jun 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: After Midnight Company Takes Final Bows at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis ' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, closed last night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after 273 performances.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington

Sun Jun 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Flashback: After Midnight Closes on Broadway Today

Producers Scott Sander s and Wynton Marsalis brough us After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis ' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Arts, Dance

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