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  1. Education and All That JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NyackNewsAndViews

    For the next two weekends, world-class jazz artists and educators will share their knowledge and passion with talented young adults who want to know how it's done. Rockland County Jazz & Blues Society is offering two educational workshops at Nyack Library and Rockland Conservatory of Music.

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  2. Surf & Stream Campground is looking forward to nearby summer eventsRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    All these snow days are giving the Point Pleasant Borough Council plenty of time to prepare for the upcoming summer season. Several spring and summer functions have already been confirmed for the 2015 season including the town's annual Summerfest and the Point Pleasant Jazz and Blues Festival.

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  3. jazzfoyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | This Is Bristol

    THERE'S something reassuringly rock and roll about the fact that Denny Ilett can't remember the specifics of how the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival came about. "Festivals in this country are really difficult things to put on.

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  4. Chamber travel excursion to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Kelowna Capital News

    The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is headed south to the U.S. with its next "Travel & Learn" program , bound for New Orleans. "This is the fourth trip in our popular 'Travel & Learn' Program where we host trips for our members and non-members alike," said Kelowna Chamber chie executive officer Caroline Grover.

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  5. Dancers should be versatileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Gleaner

    Acrobatic local dancer Mz Rite says dancers should be versatile. According to the dancer, she has practised dancehall, modern dancing, Latin, African, jazz, among other styles.

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  6. EVENT: Jazz Saxophonist/Composer David Rubel Announces Tour and Live RecordingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | All About Jazz

    ... and versatile brand of Jazz has been featured in literally all of Toronto's major jazz venues from 'The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar" and the legendary 'Montreal Bistro", to 'The Old Mill" and the new 'Jazz Bistro". Rubel considers himself fortunate to have ...

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  7. All Eyes on Flow TV - Jazz feature, Rebel Salute, Soca Monarch spark increase viewershipRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Gleaner

    "Since the start of the year in Jamaica, we deliberately set out to partner with and sponsor two major music festivals, which have been successful from our standpoint. Rebel Salute and Jamaica Jazz & Blues were big wins for us," said Gail Abrahams, director of communications at Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited, operator of Flow.

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  8. Clark Terry, trumpeter who spanned jazz era, dies at 94Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Art Daily

    In this June 15, 1980 file photo, US jazz trumpet player Clark Terry performs during the Stockholm Jazz and Blues Festival in the Skeppsholmen district of Stockholm. Terry, a Grammy award-winning trumpet player and composer who recorded with greats such as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones, has died aged 94, his wife said on Sunday.

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  9. Jazz trumpeter Clark Terry dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Star Online

    In this June 15, 1980 file photo, US jazz trumpet player Clark Terry performs during the Stockholm Jazz and Blues Festival in the Skeppsholmen district of Stockholm. Photo: AFP Jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, whose seven-decade career as a leader of big bands and sideman spanned a golden era of 20th century jazz, has died at 94. "Our beloved Clark Terry has joined the big band in heaven where he'll be singing and playing with the angels," his wife Gwen said on his Facebook page.

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  10. Clark Terry dies; Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter was 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Newsday

    In this June 15, 1980 file photo, U.S. jazz trumpet player Clark Terry performs during the Stockholm Jazz and Blues Festival in the Skeppsholmen district of Stockholm. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Bert Mattsson Clark Terry, a Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter who played in the orchestras of both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on "The Tonight Show," and collaborated with jazz greats including Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk, has died.

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  11. Trumpet maestro Clark Terry dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Globe and Mail

    In this June 15, 1980 file photo, U.S. jazz trumpet player Clark Terry performs during the Stockholm Jazz and Blues Festival in the Skeppsholmen district of Stockholm. In this June 15, 1980 file photo, U.S. jazz trumpet player Clark Terry performs during the Stockholm Jazz and Blues Festival in the Skeppsholmen district of Stockholm.

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  12. Getting Ready For Summer In The Cold Of WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Patch.com

    Temperatures might be in the single digits at night, but the Point Pleasant Borough Council is preparing for warmer times to come. The Borough Council authorized several spring and summer events at the Feb. 17 meeting.

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  13. A Simple Trick For Jazz And Blues Guitar Licks [Lessons]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    You would like to learn how to play "outside" but somehow everything you play sounds "wrong" rather than "outside"? It's because you were not introduced gradually to outside playing. Here I'll show you a simple way that will get you started.

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  14. unsolicited advice and Jason's surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Gleaner

    ... and I will only share myself with someone who is giving himself only to me. I had been anticipating this year's Jazz & Blues festival ever since I heard that Mariah Carey would be performing. I could sing all her songs word for word, minus the high ...

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  15. CCJL hosts VIP at jazz festRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Gleaner

    Flow Marketing Executives Joanna Simpson and Ilesha Williams, snapping a selfie with Canadian reggae fusion band MAGIC1 , Kip Rich and Jah Cure. Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited , operators of the Flow and CBS brands, took feting to a whole new level when they hosted more than 120 clients each night over the three days of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium last weekend.

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  16. Local Jazz and Blues artist brings a "joyful noise" to the Hackley Public Library as part of Black History Month seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | MLive.com

    Blues music, the most representative musical form of the 1920's in United States, emerged from the same musical and social fabric as each other early form of black American music; the pains of black people amid change. As such, blues music was reflective of the black American struggle to achieve success in life.

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  17. Mariah Carey career in freefall with lip-sync controversy in JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | FansShare

    Mariah Carey lip synced her hit single " Fantasy " at the 2015 Jazz and Blues Festival in Jamaica and her awful concert performance has fans and music observers attributing the uncharacteristic performance to her separation and the ongoing divorce proceedings with Nick Cannon , the father of her two children. The poor performance in Jamaica at the 2015 Jazz and Blue Festival came at what might be the worst possible time for the five-time Grammy award winner as she still has concerts to Several of her upcoming concerts are not close to being sold out and the ticket sales for her Las Vegas shows are voice.

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  18. Hall of fame musician here to help concert bandRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Guelph Tribune

    Other guest artists for the Feb. 22 show will include Russian ballet dancer Ekaterina Tikanova, Guelph singer Mary Duquesnay and the St. John's Kilmarnock Jazz Band, a news release said. Cuban jazz instrumentalist and singer Bobby Carcasses will perform in two local events this month that will raise funds for the Guelph Concert Band.

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  19. Southern miss jazz and blues festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Local artists and crafts vendors are invited to be part of the 6th Annual Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday, April 4, at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. Vendors with the application postmarked on or before March 1 will receive a $40 rate for the 10' x 10' space. 1 comment

  20. Jazz organiser mum on MariahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Jamaica Observer

    EXECUTIVE producer of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival Walter Elmore is saying precious little about the performance by Mariah Carey, the headline act at this year's festival. "We are in touch with her people, because we were not pleased with what we got on Friday night," is all Elmore would say on the matter.

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