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  1. Jazz review: Tim Kliphuis Tribute to Stephane GrappelliRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2013 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival: Tim Kliphuis Tribute to Stephane Grappelli , at the Palazzo Spiegeltent, reviewed by The Scotsman's Alison Kerr Dutch jazz violinist Tim Kliphuis's impressive trio was cooking right from the off, lulling the audience into a false sense of laid-back, playful security on an opening Honeysuckle Rose then driving the speed up into top gear and performing most of the old Waller warhorse at an exhaustingly fast pace. What was obvious from the outset was what a tight unit Kliphuis, guitarist Nigel Clark and bassist Roy Percy are.

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  2. 2015 New Orleans Jazz Fest schedule coming in January - who will be on it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NOLA.com

    Look for the 2015 New Orleans Jazz Fest schedule -- or at least the list of bands that will comprise the schedule -- to be unveiled in mid-January. Think of it as a final Christmas present for fans of what is officially the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell.

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  3. Jazz academy launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Henley Standard

    ORGANISERS of this year's Henley Jazz & Blues Week have launched an academy. The idea is to help local jazz and blues musicians by hosting masterclasses with top calibre musicians, covering all instruments and vocals.

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  4. Tribute to Alvin Stardust at LoxwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Midhurst and Petworth

    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. LOXWOOD jazz enthusiasts will remember Alvin Stardust at their Jazz and Blues Club meeting at the village hall next Thursday, December 11. Organiser Peter Winney said: "He was a very good friend to our village and the club has suffered a grievous loss.

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  5. Jambalaya Brass Band to Perform at Treme Blues & Jazz ClubRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | 24-7 Press Release

    Jambalaya Brass Band will feature their latest CD release, On the Funky Side at Treme Blues & Jazz Club in Islip, Long Island on Saturday, December 6th 2014 from 8:00pm to midnight. NEW YORK, NY, December 04, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Jambalaya Brass Band will feature their latest CD release, On the Funky Side at Treme Blues & Jazz Club in Islip, Long Island on Saturday, December 6th 2014 from 8:00pm to midnight.

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  6. Coastal Jazz announces Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga concerts, plus festival expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Georgia Straight

    Well, actually, it's never been away. But after the economic downturn of 2008 and the B.C. arts-funding cuts of 2011, the producers of the annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival scaled back to more or less that undertaking alone.

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  7. Jazz musician Frank Singer plays 2 weekend shows at the Anchor InRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Erie Times News

    Citing a musician's versatility might be like saying a potential love interest has "a nice personality." It's not exactly praise, is it? It is to guitarist Frank Singer, whose versatility makes him one of the busiest musicians on the Erie scene.

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  8. Jazz review: Darius Brubeck QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2013 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Darius Brubeck Quartet at the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, reviewed by The Scotsman's Kenny Mathieson Darius Brubeck was last seen in Edinburgh in the company of his brothers, paying tribute to the music of their now late father, Dave Brubeck. This jazz festival concert featured the pianist with his own quartet replicating the instrumentation of his father's most famous group, with Brandon Allen taking the Paul Desmond role on saxophone, Matt Ridley on bass and South African drummer Wesley Gibbens.

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    Nov 21, 2014 | Prince George Citizen

    Maureen Washington, originally from Prince George and now living in Victoria, returns home for a evening of entertainment Nov. 27 at the P.G. Playhouse. Maureen Washington, originally from Prince George and now living in Victoria, returns home for a evening of entertainment Nov. 27 at the P.G. Playhouse.

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  10. Lavay Smith @ Owen Hall, November 22Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Pacifica Riptide

    Pacifica Performances presents swing and jazz vocalist Lavay Smith, Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m., Mildred Owen Hall, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica, in the building with the colorful mural. Lavay Smith is internationally known as the Queen of Classic Jazz and Blues in the authentic style of the 1940s and 1950s.

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  11. Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival 2015 line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | This Is Bristol

    After growing in popularity over the past two years, the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival has announced the programme for next year's event. Swing, blues, funk, big band and more will be raising the roof of Colston Hall with international stars playing the main hall and a packed programme of smaller acts in the foyer, many of them from Bristol.

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  12. Queen's Hall forced to take down its advertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... few medium-sized venues, is used extensively by the Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival and the capital's Jazz & Blues Festival every summer. The treatment of the Queen's Hall has emerged in the wake of mounting levels of red tape faced by ...

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  13. George Kahn: Jazz and Blues RevueRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Billed as the "Sass 'n' Soul World Tour," LA jazz pianist George Kahn presents the Jazz & Blues Revue , his eighth album as leader featuring three of LA's finest female jazz vocalist in his first all-vocal project and departure from previous recordings. On tap, fresh new arrangements of thirteen songs that obviously, not only touch on the jazz and blues landscape but, also include elements from the R&B and soul genres.

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  14. Nyack Weekender for Nov 14-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | NyackNewsAndViews

    ... and blues; he recently opened for Robert Cray and B.B.King . Advanced tickets can be purchased at Rockland Jazz & Blues Society . 7:30-9:30p, The Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway. The Michael Purcell Trio performs at the Upstairs Lounge at ...

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  15. Darwen jazz and blues event continues to charmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Lancashire Telegraph

    The event got under way last night at Number 39 Hopstar Brewery Tap in Bridge Street, when Gary Boyle performed live. Shakatak are the event headliners and will perform from 7.30pm at the Knott Street theatre, with tickets available for A 18 or A 20 on the door.

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  16. Darwen jazz and blues event continues to charmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | This Is Lancashire

    The event got under way last night at Number 39 Hopstar Brewery Tap in Bridge Street, when Gary Boyle performed live. Shakatak are the event headliners and will perform from 7.30pm at the Knott Street theatre, with tickets available for A 18 or A 20 on the door.

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  17. PERFORMANCE: Path Ventures and George Kahn Jazz and Blues Revue 9th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Let the holidays begin... with an evening of great Jazz that's also a benefit for the Los Angeles homeless community. On Wednesday, December 10th, PATH Ventures will host their 9th Annual Holiday Jazz & Blues Revue, an unforgettable evening of dinner, music, and fun at the classic Catalina Bar and Grill.

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  18. Jazz and blues legends top bill for second yearRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Henley Standard

    BUILDING on the success of last year's inaugral event, this year Henley will play host to two jazz festivals. The Henley Jazz & Blues Week will run from November 11 to 16 and features top names at the Crooked Billet in Stoke Row.

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  19. Mott The Hoople star to headline blues weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Heraldseries.co.uk

    THE legendary Mick Ralphs, of Mott The Hoople and Bad Company, will be heading the bill at this year's Henley Jazz & Blues Week. Guitarist and songwriter Ralphs is bringing his blues band to The Crooked Billet restaurant at Stoke Row next month where he will be part of an all-star line-up with Whitesnake guitarist Micky Moody and his band.

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  20. Jazz treat for QE pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | This is The West Country

    ... rhythm and playing as an ensemble. The students were invited to perform what they had put together at the Moon Jazz & Blues Club at Buccaneers Bar, Crediton in the evening. Lucy Welsman, Music Teacher, said: "All the students had a fantastic time ...

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