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  1. 40 Pro Tips On How To Do New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Live Music Blog

    It's Jazz Fest time, bayyyybeee! One part cultural celebration, one part culinary delight, and four parts musical orgy, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has blossomed into one of the craziest 10-day parties this side of the Atlantic. As people from all over the country and the world descend upon New Orleans starting this weekend, we thought we should put together a few pro-tips for the Jazz Fest novices out there.


  2. Sioux Falls Jazz And Blues Announces JazzFest Main Stage LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    ... to bring Boz Scaggs and Grace Potter. "The partnership between Midcontinent Communications and Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues continues to provide JazzFest audiences with the opportunity to see some of the best performers touring today. Artists Grace ...


  3. Jazz festival launches programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Newsday

    Edinburgh has announced a line up of 40 musicians from across the world for its annual Jazz and Blues Festival. From Mexican jazz rock to Mississippi blues, Italian super brass to classic Dixieland, this year offers enthusiasts a chance to soak up some of the best music the genre has to offer.


  4. 2015 Queen's Birthday Jazz And Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Scoop

    Expressions is pleased to announce the acts for its annual Queen's Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival: 6 days of sultry jazz and smooth blues. This year's line-up is huge with the very best New Zealand acts, including two New Zealand icons; Michael Houston and Rodger Fox teaming up together for the first time, a tribute concert to Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool, and the popular Sunday Soul, a free Community Concert on the Sunday night.


  5. Italian pianist Stefano Bollani to play Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | South China Morning Post

    Italian pianist Stefano Bollani, who played last year's Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival in Macau, is back a week from tomorrow, but this time playing in Hong Kong at Youth Square Y-Theatre as part of the Jazz World Live Series 2015. Although Bollani, arriving here after gigs in Tokyo and Kyoto, has made many of his albums in partnership with other musicians, he is particularly acclaimed for his solo performances.


  6. Busking festival set to B jazzed up this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    B Sharp's busking festival is back again on Saturday May 30 for a day of music on the streets. The organisers say they want to build on the success of past years to bring a varied programme of musical activities all around the town.


  7. New Recording: Guitar Virtuoso Scott Henderson to Release...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | All About Jazz

    Guitar virtuoso Scott Henderson has finished his new album Vibe Station , the most ambitious project of his career! The highly anticipated instrumental album for guitar trio will be released on May 1, 2015. Says Scott, "I'm really excited about this record because our trio has been touring a lot and that energy came through on all the performances.


  8. Full line-up announced for Sodbury Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Gazette Series

    THIS year's Sodbury Jazz & Blues Festival takes place from 5 to 7 June and the full programme has just been announced. "We're now in our fifth year" said co-organiser Stuart Hobday "and in that time we've managed to bring a host of famous names to the town.


  9. Jazz and Blues Singer Jody Jaress Named A 2015 Jazz Living Legend HonoreeRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... of jazz, blues, pop and country music. The Living Legend Foundation, Inc., has a passion and a heart for Living Jazz & Blues Legends. Founder, Linda Morgan, created the foundation with the purpose of educating the youth about honoring and ...


  10. Rain cleared up and sun came out for music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    It was a beautiful Saturday on the coast. Perfect to get outside and catch a little live Jazz music.


  11. Todd S. JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | All About Jazz

    I am the author of Free Jazz and Free Improvisation: An Encyclopedia , and I Know What I Know: The Music of Charles Mingus . I contributed the sections on 1960s jazz and 1970s blues in The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz and Blues .


  12. Soulful Sounds of Summer Arrive to the Jersey Shore at the Point...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Patch.com

    Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation Summer Series of Festivals kicks off in Point Pleasant Borough on Sat., June 20 at Riverfront Park. The Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation's Summer Series of Festivals, voted "Favorite Music Festival" this year in the JerseyArts.com People's Choice Awards, kicks off with the Point Pleasant Borough Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 12 -8 p.m. at Riverfront Park, located on the corner of Maxon Avenue and River Road in Point Pleasant Borough, N.J. Thousands are anticipated to turn out for a day of live performances by talented jazz and blues musicians, food, crafters and sponsor exhibits, beer and wine garden, and activities for the entire family.


  13. James Morrison brings that swing back to ChristchurchRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Scoop

    Australian virtuoso James Morrison is returning to Christchurch with his vast array of instruments to perform an encyclopaedic repertoire of jazz with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. The CSO Presents: James Morrison A to Z of Jazz concert at Horncastle Arena on April 11 is held in association with the Cavell Leitch New Zealand International Jazz & Blues Festival, now in its 16th year.


  14. Classical-jazz pianist AndrE Campbell for benefit concertRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Gleaner

    Distinguished pianist Andre Campbell is expected to deliver another magical and spellbinding performance on Sunday, April 12, at a benefit concert being held in support of the McCam Child Care Development Centre. The concert will take place at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium, Jamaica College, under the distinguished patronage of Marigold Harding.


  15. Booker T. Jones to headline JazzfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | City of Bellevue

    Legendary soulman Booker T. Jones will headline this year's Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival, May 27-31 at the Theatre at Meydenbauer and other downtown venues. Other national artists, local musicians and high school all stars will perform in free and ticketed venues throughout the weekend.


  16. 3 Things to Do MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Attend a jazz lunch, see a Modernist art exhibit, step back in time to Old Florida... ATTEND A JAZZ LUNCH: The Daytona Beach Shores Jazz & Blues Festival is in the midst of nine artists and bands performing 13 gigs in five venues over nine days. All performances are free.


  17. Sounds of Jazz & Blues: Concert Saturday at Westin Cape Coral ResortRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Organized by Cape Coral's Parks and Recreation Department, the event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village. The gates will open at 5 p.m. "We do country, we do rock 'n' roll - jazz just seems like another genre of music we enjoy providing to our community," Todd King, a spokesman for the city's Parks and Recreation Department, said.


  18. FESTIVAL: Jazz This Week: Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, Dizzy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Check out more events at Jazz Near You: St. Louis . It's looking like the busiest weekend so far this year for live jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with a number of touring bands and musicians passing through town in the next few days, as well as some particularly noteworthy shows from local players.


  19. Library to host Jazz and Blues concert SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    Friends of the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library present Sunday Afternoon Jazz and Blues with Chris Morden and Friends. The free event will take place in the Schechter Auditorium at the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library on Sunday at 3 p.m. Acclaimed bassist, Chris Morden, returns to the Kinston-Lenoir County public library for Sunday Afternoon Jazz and Blues.


  20. South West jazz ensemble misbehavin' at two venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    ... on bass. Helen is very well-known in Calstock. She has been a central figure in such projects as the annual Jazz & Blues Festival as well as the jazz choir. Her teaching has led to groups of her pupils showcasing their talents, making their debuts ...