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  1. Happy 2014 Birthday To A Grandfather of Jazz and Blues, the Legendary Jelly Roll MortonRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Aquarius Papers

    Today we celebrate the great Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, composer and performer of some of the greatest "hot jazz" and blues ever to have hit the streets! A brief bio: Ferdinand LeMatt, aka Jelly Roll Morton was one of the original creators of what became American Jazz. From Wikipedia, "Morton is perhaps most notable as jazz's first arranger, proving that a genre rooted in improvisation could retain its essential spirit and characteristics when notated.

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  2. Carib promoters merge for Music FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Jamaica Observer

    "We wanted to put together the best team possible to pull off this event and decided to pull from relationships we have had throughout the years inside and outside of Jamaica to form this alliance," said Viviene Chance, associate producer of the festival. The team, according to Chance, comprises promoters from St Lucia, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and St Kitts as well as Jamaicans residing "inside and outside of Jamaica".

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  3. Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2013: opening weekend picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2013 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    Former four years ago in the subway stations of Oakland, CA, The California Honeydrops are now familiar faces at jazz festivals around the world. Catch their free free-spirited musical gumbo of soul, blues, gospel, second line New Orleans Jazz, and early R&B at the Palazzo Spiegeltent in George Square Gardens.

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  4. Pinoy band Lowcal to compete in Macau jazz festRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | ABS-CBN News

    For the second year in a row, a Filipino band makes it to the finals of the 2014 Cotai Jazz and Blues Festival happening from October 9-12 at The Venetian Lagoon, Cotai Strip Resorts in Macau. A Manila-based jazz three-piece named Lowcal is one of the 12 finalists to the annual festival, now on its 28th year.

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  5. Jazz Beat: 18th & Vine Jazz and Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Pitch

    Kansas City's 18th & Vine Jazz and Blues Festival 11 a.m.12:30 a.m. Saturday, October 11, 18th Street and Vine, $25 admission For a self-proclaimed jazz and blues festival, Saturday's event at 18th Street and Vine doesn't feature a preponderance of either musical style . But when the jazz and blues headliners take the main stage, there won't be doubt in anyone's mind as to the true loyalties of the fest.

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  6. Mesilla Jazz Happening serves up smooth tunes through SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... 14th annual Jazz Happening, which kicks off tonight at several local restaurants. Held by the Mesilla Valley Jazz & Blues Society, the event kicks off at 6 p.m. with a variety of jazz trios and quartets playing at local spots like Double Eagle, La ...

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  7. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Jazz Pianist George Kahn Releases 8th Album -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | All About Jazz

    More than just another jazz ensemble this time around, the Jazz & Blues Revue brings three of the best singers in Los Angeles together to perform unique arrangements of jazz standards along with other well-known songs, in a wonderful blend of Jazz, R&B and Soul. Singer has appeared on several of George's albums and most recently released her debut CD "STAY WITH ME", teaming her with Grammy Award winning Producer Michael Acosta.

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  8. Japan's Naoko Sakata found her voice in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Georgia Straight

    A mA lange of throw pillows, some natural fabrics, and noted jazz pianist Naoko Sakata help to add both comfort and character to this midpriced IKEA sectional. that a bubbly Japanese pianist would be an anomaly in the land of tall and moody blonds, but it wasn't until Naoko Sakata moved to Sweden that she truly felt at home.

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  9. Jaki Graham to host 2013 British Jazz Awards in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | IcBurton

    The prestigious awards ceremony makes a return to Birmingham on July 10, 27 years after it started in the city, at St Paul's Church in the Jewellery Quarter . The event, known in the industry as the 'Jazz Oscars', is being produced in partnership with the Jewellery Quarter BID and the Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival.

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  10. Coming Soon: Kansas City Jazz & Blues FestRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Tony's Kansas City

    Kansas City prepares to celebrate one of the foundations of our local culture and the website for this certainly worth a click . . . Kansas City's 18th & Vine Jazz and Blues Festival is Saturday, Oct. 11. The annual event will feature multiple stages with more than 22 artists or groups performing.

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  11. Playing the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Daventry Express

    There will be music from two different live acts coming to Woodford Halse Social Club at the end of the month. The club will play host to the vintage blues evening on Saturday, September 27 and follows on from the launch of The Great Central Blues Club at the same venue back in July.

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  12. Candice Bostwick sings Jazz and BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Patch.com

    Candice Bostwick is a local northern Virginia singer that has recently started singing jazz and blues. She has performed at Twins Jazz in DC and at Blues Alley through the Jazz Workshop.

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  13. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here's the latest wrap-up of assorted links and short local news items of interest: * Wednesday night's performance in Chicago by Joe McPhee and Survival Unit III was the subject of a post by Howard Mandel for his blog Jazz Beyond Jazz. The group plays tonight in St. Louis at Joe's Cafe.

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  14. FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Jazz This Week: Joe McPhee and Survival Unit III,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | All About Jazz

    It should be another good weekend to get out and hear some live jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with several free shows featuring local performers, plus a couple of noteworthy touring acts coming to town. Let's go to the highlights... Tonight, there are a couple of free concerts, as guitarist Vincent Varvel plays for the Jazz at Holmes series at Washington University, and trumpeter/singer Dawn Weber performs as part of the A'Not So Quiet" concert series at the main branch of the St. Louis Public Library downtown.

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  15. Jazz this week: Joe McPhee & Survival Unit III, Old Webster Jazz &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    It should be another good weekend to get out and hear some live jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with several free shows featuring local performers, plus a couple of noteworthy touring acts coming to town. Let's go to the highlights... Tonight, there are a couple of free concerts, as guitarist Vincent Varvel plays for the Jazz at Holmes series at Washington University, and trumpeter/singer Dawn Weber performs as part of the "Not So Quiet" concert series at the main branch of the St. Louis Public Library downtown.

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  16. Bucky and John Pizzarelli to perform at free NJCU concert on waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli is seen performing at the third annual Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival last year. He will perform with his son, John, Thursday at a free New Jersey City University concert Thursday, Sept.

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  17. The Breithaupt Brothers deliver what should be an award-winning CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Guardian

    Just Passing Through: The Breithaupt Brothers Songbook Vol. II is a definite contender for jazz vocal recording of the year.

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  18. Some of the finest on the circuit to converge on Grand Theatre at ClitheroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Lunchtime Live is a long established jazz session that combines fabulous music with delicious food and the coming season promises to attract the best ever standard of visiting jazz groups from all over the north of England. Jazz audiences in the Ribble Valley are thriving, and the season begins with the highly regarded pianist and vocalist John Ellis from Manchester this Friday.

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  19. New local live series 'Sessions at Steinway' jazzes up the talk-show formatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Nashville Scene

    Famed shows such as Inside The Actors Studio and Piano Jazz have provided audiences with the opportunity to see and hear top performers in an intimate setting, while hearing them answer questions posed by people with more than just a cursory knowledge of their profession. The Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society's newest venture, "Sessions at Steinway," offers a Music City variation on those heralded programs.

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  20. Successful festival helps put Rye on the music mapRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Rye and Battle Observer

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