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  1. Incognito, "Send Your Love" (2015): One Track MindRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Something Else! Reviews

    Pre-eminent UK funk-jazz group Incognito jumped into action in response to a tragedy that struck less than a month ago, writing, recording and now issuing a song to help raise funds to help the landlocked Himalayan nation heal. "Send Your Love" is the product of their action: a song that in typical Incognito fashion takes on problems - both personal and global - with a healthy dose of positivity with lyrics that could easily apply to either.


  2. Gardens to open for dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    THE gardeners of Whatstandwell will be throwing open their gates for the day this weekend, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Gardens that are normally hidden from public view will be open for tours on Sunday as part of an event organised by Whatstandwell Social Club.


  3. Patti Smith, Kaki King, Nicole Atkins & more playing Nepal benefit at City Winery NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Brooklynvegan

    Everest Awakening was founded in light of the recent earthquake to bring together musicians, artists, writers, poets, activists, politicians, and scientists in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Nepal and neighboring territories of the Himalayan region. Using our skills and various platforms, we are doing what we can to spread awareness and hope, using our voices and resources to keep people informed and educated, and to help others to direct their efforts and donations to where they are needed most.


  4. Is 'Game of Thrones' Planting Seeds for a Shocking Family Secret?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | BuddyTV

    Game of Thrones is a complex and densely packed series where nothing happens by accident. So when two characters who died before the show even began and who are very rarely mentioned suddenly get major backstories, it's only reasonable to become suspicious.


  5. 9 Foolproof Ways to Get Your Feet Ready for Spring SandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | MSN Living

    Now that these sunny days are starting to become consistent and we're wrapping up our spring shopping-or okay, at least trying to-there's just one thing standing in the way of throwing on our new collection of warm-weather footwear. Thanks to the bitter cold and a daily routine of stuffing our lower extremities into wool socks and boots, our feet are simply not ready to be unveiled just yet.


  6. I never expected to make a career out of music...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Halstead Gazette

    James Taylor, the Hammond organ-playing acid jazz star, says there is "no-one more surprised" than him that he has managed to create a successful career out of his talent. That isn't because life has just happened to him without him actually trying.


  7. Hiatus Kaiyote rides building momentum back to ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 |

    It was a fantastic opportunity for such a young band. Melbourne's Hiatus Kaiyote, an omnivorous soul-jazz group led by a beguilingly punky woman who goes by the stage name Nai Palm, had earned a surprise Grammy nomination for best R&B performance for a song featuring a guest appearance by the rapper Q-Tip.


  8. Venezuela Rations Electricity, Blames Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 |

    The Venezuelan government will begin rationing electrical supplies this week in response to high demand triggered by heat. Public employees will only have to work six hours a day until further notice, and police units will be sent to inspect private businesses to ensure they only use their allotted amounts.


  9. 232-Help and United Way to Offer Financial Literacy CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The United Way of Acadiana and 232-Help are partnering to offer individuals and families a chance to achieve financial stability through free Money Smart classes as part of the United Way of Acadiana's Earn Save Succeed financial stability campaign. The program will offer a free four-hour course, taught by local financial professionals, on Tuesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 30 in the 232-Help conference room located at 1005 Jefferson St. The two-part course will last two hours each day and will begin at 5:30 pm.


  10. Mikaela Shiffrin charms Vail Town CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Vail Daily News

    If you're a skiing star, from the valley, and talk to the Vail Town Council, people are going to want pictures. Mikaela Shiffrin, fourth from right, Tuesday talked about her experiences at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.


  11. Town of Matthews v. WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | FindLaw

    Appeal by Plaintiff from judgment entered on 11 March 2014 by Judge F. Donald Bridges in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. Heard in the Court of Appeals on 20 January 2015.


  12. Neil Young, Jerry Garcia, Ozzy Osbourne and Other Sing to Mother Earth on Her BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    Today is Earth Day and another big day is approaching as well-Mother's Day on May 10 so Music Times decided to bring both together and look up the music acts that have paid tribute to the most important mother of them all: Mother Earth. We've got performances from Grateful Dead affiliates, Neil Young and Ozzy Osbourne.


  13. Heavies mob the latest big name booked in for Hitchin's Rhythms of the World stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Crow

    Organisers of June's Rhythms of the World festival have added three names to the bill for the Hitchin Priory weekend of music and more. Acid funk pioneers the Brand New Heavies, a band given the thumbs up by the late Godfather of Soul James Brown, are the marquee name in the top trio of confirmations for the two-day programme.


  14. Greyboy Allstars close Spring Back to Vail on Sunday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Vail Daily News

    The San Diego-based quintet started making raucous, funk-leaning music in 1994 as part of an album release party. They're still at it and will perform today for Spring Back to Vail's final concert, which is being held immediately following World Pond Skimming Championships.


  15. Fresh snow on slopes greets Vail's closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Vail Daily News

    It wasn't the 2-foot blizzard Loveland enjoyed, but a few inches here was enough to delight skiers and snowboarders on Saturday. While the Continental Divide was getting blasted with snow on Friday, people like the dozens of Greyhound passengers stuck in Vail scratched their heads and looked up at sunny skies.


  16. A jazzy afternoon in East OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    EAST ORANGE - On April 19 students in the Cicely Tyson High School of Performing & Fine arts will present the 2015 Jazz Appreciation Month Concert. The concert will feature performances by the Cicely Tyson School Jazz Band with a guest appearance by the vocal group "Cloud Nine."


  17. Bluey, "Saints and Sinners" from Life Between The Notes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    The premier acid jazz group Incognito and its founder Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick are essentially one and the same, but that inseparable identity doesn't keep Bluey from making music under his own name. Life Between The Notes gives the veteran guitarist, composer and vocalist a chance to pursue different avenues in music, but fans of Incognito won't feel left out because his commitment to soul-drenched jazz remains firm with his solo work.


  18. Names keep on coming for Leeds arts festivalRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. As previously reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post, acid jazz and funk outfit The Brand New Heavies will headline the festival's closing night Playground Party event in the grounds of Garforth Academy on July 11. The East Leeds FM arts organisation has also been confirmed to run a second stage featuring music and spoken word performers from across the city and beyond.


  19. TRISTAN 'Full Power'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Westcoastmusic

    With the successful release of our debut album "Full Power" it's been like a chain reaction of positive response, reviews and airplay. Tristan hit nr.1 onthe UK soul-charts and got to do a whole bunch of great live performances as headlining act as well as being the support band for Incognito.


  20. Greyboy Allstars To Perform Hendrix Bold As Love AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | JamBase

    Greyboy Allstars have announced they will cover Jimi Hendrix's Axis: Bold As Love album in its entirety on April 24 at Tipitina's in New Orleans. The five-piece will be joined by special guests Grupo Fantasma at Tip's on the 24th.