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  1. Jazz and Blues 2015 - Pointer Sisters gave a reviting finale at JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny- The Pointer Sisters brought the curtains down on Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2015 with a riveting performance which had the audience dancing and singing along at the Trelawny Stadium. The group which have spanned over four decades in the entertainment industry struck the right chords with 'He's So Shy', 'Slow Hand', 'Dare Me', among other hits.

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  2. Mixed reactions to Mariah CareyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    SHE was the biggest drawing card at the this year's staging of Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, but the jury is still out regarding the performance of songstress Mariah Carey on Friday night's staging of the event. A sizeable audience filed into the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium from early evening to get pole positions to view the set of one of the most successful vocalists in music history.

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  3. Jazz and Blues 2015 - Soja debut impressive performance at Jazz Night 3Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny-Grammy nominee, reggae group Soja impressed the audience on their debut performance at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2015 now on at the Trelawny Stadium. The roots- reggae band which were visiting the Land of Reggae for the first time, went through Tear It Down, Down to the Ground, Not Done Yet, You and Me and more.

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  4. Small audience, tight sets at JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    OPENING night of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival was dubbed Tribute to John Holt, but patrons were hard-pressed to hear the music of the legendary artiste who died in October last year. With an all-Jamaican line-up, except for Trini Oscar B, the rendition of Holt's popular tracks were few and far between at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium on Thursday.

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  5. Lincoln Park Main Street: Historic 'Avenue D' revitalization and redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Examiner.com

    ... Representative District 84) got together with a group of jazz and blues enthusiasts and founded the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. The Lincoln Park music legacy continues on. "Stomping at the Savoy", an annual fundraiser event, held in the fall ...

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  6. Jazz and Blues kicks off tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Jamaica Observer

    Veteran deejay Josey Wales, singers George Nooks, Judy Mowatt and Oscar B are among the performers slated to perform at the kick-off of Jamaica Jazz and Blues 2015 tonight. Other acts on tonight's line-up include singers Errol Dunkley, Cornell Campbell and vocal group The Tamlins, all backed by Lloyd Parks and We The People Band.

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  7. All set for JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Jamaica Observer

    THE stage is set for this evening's start to the three-night Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium. Walter Elmore, executive producer of the event, said all is in place for tonight's opening set, which is dedicated to the life and work of the reggae great John Holt.

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  8. Flow puts blue in a JazzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Jamaica Observer

    TELECOMMUNICATIONS firm Flow is asking patrons of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival at Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium to wear a blue outfit on Friday night. According to Nicole Campbell, Flow sponsorship manager, the gesture is to celebrate the performance of American superstar Mariah Carey.

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  9. Morgan Heritage pleased to be on JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jamaica Observer

    REGGAE sibling band Morgan Heritage will kick off their year with a performance on next weekend's Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium. The festival boasts an impressive lineup of superstars such as multi- Grammy winner Mariah Carey, Charlie Wilson, Magic!, Peter Cetera, Soja, The Pointer Sisters, among other notable acts.

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  10. Hank Marvin brings Gypsy Jazz to ChristchurchRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Scoop

    The line up for April's New Zealand Jazz and Blues Festival is getting hotter, with legendary guitarist Hank Marvin bringing his quartet, Hank Marvin Gypsy Jazz to Christchurch. Tickets are on sale tomorrow, Thursday 22 January, for all the key Festival performances, including Hank Marvin, Miami-based sensation Fantine, James Morrison with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, and Nathan Haines with his seven-piece band.

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  11. Jamaicaa s affair with foreign musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Jamaica Observer

    It is for this reason many acts brought in for local shows such as the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival are often blown away by the reception to their music. Music afficionado Michael Barnett notes that this comes from a deeply entrenched tradition which has its genesis in the 1940s.

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  12. 'Jazz' to honour John HoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Jamaica Observer

    ORGANISERS of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival have tapped some of reggae music's finest to present a tribute to late singer John Holt. The festival is scheduled for the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium from January 29-31.

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  13. Music that enduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Guardian

    The Glen Strickey Jazz Quartet. From left are Ian Toms, Alan Dowling, Wayne Dunsford and Glen Strickey.

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  14. 'Jazz' tickets going fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Jamaica Observer

    ONLINE ticket sales for JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival are going great, according to Florence Campbell, head of ticketing for the festival. "Support for Mariah Carey's night is overwhelming.

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  15. Top jazz returns to Christchurch's favourite hauntsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | Scoop

    The Cavell Leitch New Zealand Jazz and Blues Festival is back in Christchurch this April, featuring top names in the music world including Fantine, James Morrison, and Nathan Haines. From 7 to 12 April, Christchurch will be celebrating the return of the sultry sounds of jazz to some of the cityA's best venues.

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  16. Liven up Sunday with lunchtime jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    Following on from Apex Jazz and Swing Band's opening concert for Stafford Jazz Society's new season, JB Jazz and Blues Band will be keeping the good times rolling at the White Eagle Club in Riverway from 12.30pm on Sunday. Concert-goers can expect jump, jive, swing and blues fronted by John Beckingham on keyboard, plus much more, and all the instrumentalists double as vocalists.

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  17. Swing era jazz & blues group visiting MindenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Nevada Appeal

    Lavay Smith, who is presenting a big band jazz show on Jan. 16 in Minden, is also hosting a vocal workshop the following day in Gardnerville. The third concert in Carson Valley Arts Council's 2014-2015 concert series will feature music by Bay Area singer Lavay Smith, called the "Queen of Classic Jazz and Blues," and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at the CVIC Hall on Esmeralda Avenue in Minden.

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  18. Edinburgh festivals denied A 10m arts cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Scotsman.com

    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. Edinburgh's flagship cultural events and festival venues have had bids for more than 10 million worth of funding rejected by Scotland's national arts agency, The Scotsman can reveal.

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  19. Gypsy Jazz will help to beat the New Year Blues at beach venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Bexhill Observer

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  20. Fun in the sun and all that jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Southland Times

    Ryan Turner-Maxwell, 11, of Tahunanui, shows off some moves at the Nelson Jazz and Blues Festival finale in Washbourn Gardens yesterday. The Nelson Jazz and Blues festival has wrapped up in fine style, with the music matching the balmy weather in the finale at Washbourn Gardens.

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