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  1. Review: Bridge Jazz Festival @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Albany Times Union

    ... performance, focusing primarily on such time-honored standards as Harold Arlen's "It's Only a Paper Moon," Cole Porter's "What Is This Thing Called Love?" and a triptych of Gershwin gems ("The Man I Love," "Lady Be Good" and "They Can't Take That ...


  2. Benidorm Hugh on crest of a wave in classic musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... attempts to untangle the web of love before the boat reaches Southampton. Audiences will be setting sail in Cole Porter's feelgood musical, Anything Goes, when it floats into Bradford next week. "Cole Porter wrote it during the Depression to lift ...


  3. BOOK / MAGAZINE: Love Songs the Hidden History by Ted GioiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | All About Jazz

    ... contentious history of the love song also includes anecdotes on such artists as Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter, Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, Cher, and Miley Cyrus. As Gioia writes in his Introduction: "The persistence of the love song ...


  4. Jazz at Lincoln Center announces 2015-16 Concert SeasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... music created or popularized by masters such as Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael, George Gershwin, Benny Goodman, Cole Porter, Ma Rainey, Frank Sinatra, Billy Strayhorn, and others. Renowned artists such as Monty Alexander, Bill Charlap, Adriane ...


  5. The Wild Party: A Jazz Age excursion packed with riveting performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Globe and Mail

    To quote an ironic Cole Porter, "What a swell party this is!" That is, if your idea of swell is a shindig fuelled by cocaine and bathtub gin, driven by hot jazz, saturated in sex and culminating in death. Such is The Wild Party , Michael John LaChiusa's musical excursion into the most sordid excesses of the Jazz Age, receiving its belated Toronto premiere from Acting Up Stage and Obsidian Theatre.


  6. Les Paul Tribute Concert to be Held Feb. 28 in MahwahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 |

    ... Mahwah Museum. Hunter and Amendola combine diverse styles of American music through the songs of Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Hank Williams, The Cars, Bob Marley and others. "It's always been amazing whenever we play, but it keeps growing, getting ...


  7. Brightening up Dodge with Broadway hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Messenger

    ... other Broadway things happening today possible," he said. "'The Book of Mormon' wouldn't have existed without Cole Porter." "I love Cole Porter, I love George Gershwin," said Perry. "Those things that we don't get do a lot of hear a lot." Since ...


  8. Anything Goes at the Regent Theatre until tomorrow, Saturday February 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Your Leek Paper

    Stage Entertainment, in association with Sheffield Theatres, are currently presenting their production of Cole Porter's classic musical comedy 'Anything Goes' The Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent. Leading the cast of 26 is Debbie Kurup as Reno Sweeney and Matt Rawle as Billy Crocker.


  9. Anything Goes to Sail Into the Van Wezel, 3/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 |

    All aboard for this saucy and splendid production of Anything Goes, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and Choreography! at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 8pm. Cole Porter 's first-class musical comedy is one of the greatest musicals in theater history.


  10. RegroovingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... a charming left turn from previous recordings that features several co-writes with Saporiti, including the Cole Porter-vibed "It Wasn't Even Fun While It Lasted" and "Dig Two Graves," a gypsy jazz romp that McCue laughingly describes as "a joyful ...


  11. 'Kiss Me Kate' Coming to HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 |

    Huntington Jewish Center's Park Avenue Players are presenting Cole Porter's "Kiss Me, Kate," the fun and romantic musical classic. On Saturdays, Feb. 28 and March 7, at 8 pm and Sundays, March 1 and 8, at 3 pm.


  12. (mostly) musicals Returns to Fais Do-Do with Almost Like Being in Love 2 TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 |

    ... veterans to recent arrivals. This show will continue that tradition with songs by theatrical luminaries like Cole Porter , Kander & Ebb, Harold Arlen , Cy Coleman , and Ahrens & Flaherty along with up-and-coming writers like Sam Carner & Derek ...


  13. The Lost Trio to give free clinic/concert at the Bakersfield Jazz WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 |

    ... Tom Hassett (drums). Formed in 1994, the group began by playing standards from composers such as Thelonius Monk, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and others. However, over the years, the group has tapped other sources of material not ...


  14. SAMM and Jamie Ousley: The Unorthodox DuoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | All About Jazz

    ... tune only, takes this opportunity to use the bass bow giving the song a different texture. Music from the great Cole Porter is beautifully re-imagined here in the popular "My Heart Belongs to Daddy," and the immortal "In the Still of the Night." The ...


  15. Jack Jones at BIG ArtsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Gulfshore Life

    ... with meaning and beauty led him to record works by the greatest balladeers of all time, including Sammy Cahn, Cole Porter, the Gershwins, and Harold Arlen. He is also inspired by great jazz instrumentalists such as Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, ...


  16. Book review: The rebirth of the great American songRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | MacLeans

    Ben Yagoda, a gifted raconteur with a keen ability to deconstruct pop-cultural watersheds, is among the minority that insists the songbook never died Pretty much everyone agrees that the Great American Songbook began in the 1920s when masters like Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and Jerome Kern entered the fray. The end date is harder to pin down.


  17. Weekend Edition: On the townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... Leonard Bernstein. But one of my personal favorites was the 1999 revival of "Kiss Me Kate," music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Brian Stokes Mitchell won a Tony for his efforts. But a couple of scene-stealers were my and the crowd's favorites. They ...


  18. Musical comedy is key to a new showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Burton Mail

    Cole Porter's Anything Goes will be playing from Monday until Saturday at the Regent Theatre, in Stoke-on-Trent. A spokesman for the theatre said: "Cole Porter's uplifting masterpiece of music and dance includes the magnificent songs I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, It's De-Lovely and Anything Goes.


  19. Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra: Suite Messiah / Steppin' OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | All About Jazz

    ... average. Hanson is heard on Irving Berlin's title song, which opens the album, as well as on a pair of songs by Cole Porter ("What Is This Thing Called Love," "All Of You") and 's "The Thought Behind Your Smile" (nice trumpet solo on that one by ...


  20. Anything Goes for happy HughRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Burton Mail

    WRITTEN in the 1930s as an antidote to the Great Depression, Cole Porter's musical Anything Goes is still packing them in 80 years later. It has gone through a few changes over the decades but the magic of Porter's songs is still enchanting audiences who love favourites such as I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, It's De-Lovely and, of course Anything Goes.