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INTERVIEW/PROFILE April 24, 2014

Jazz Musician of the Day: Joe Henderson

Jazz Musician of the Day: Joe Henderson

All About Jazz is celebrating Joe Henderson's birthday today! The tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson was born on April 24, 1937 in a small city called Lima Ohio midway between Dayton and Toledo. He spent his childhood and adolescence in Lima in a family of 15 children where he was exposed to a variety of musical styles. ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE April 24, 2014

Bray Jazz Back With A Bang Over May Bank Holdiay Weekend

Bray Jazz Back With A Bang Over May Bank Holdiay Weekend

Bray Jazz, one of Ireland’s leading music festivals, returns for its 15th edition over the May Bank Holiday weekend with a line-up that would be the envy of much larger festivals. The picturesque seaside town of Bray, the oldest, continuously inhabited coastal town in Ireland, will resound to the sounds of jazz, world music and contemporary ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR April 24, 2014

Allison Crowe Drives To New Lands: “heavy Graces” Tour On Deck

Allison Crowe Drives To New Lands: âheavy Gracesâ Tour On Deck

She comes from a land of ice and snow. Some years more-so than others. And, like such phenomena, Allison Crowe’s preternatural talent, and her peerless body of music, is marked by a pure, crystalline, uniqueness. “How can someone so small and young have such a big voice and write such heavy duty songs?,” legendary West-coast Canada ...

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EVENT April 24, 2014

Jazz Nominee, Mwalim To Perform At 2014 New England Urban Music Awards

Jazz Nominee, Mwalim To Perform At 2014 New England Urban Music Awards

ROXBURY - Things are revving up for the 2014 New England Urban Music Awards, complete with a kick-off mixer that was held on April 21 at Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen in Boston. This year, the award ceremony will feature a performance by Mwalim *7) -DaPhunkee Professor, a winner of the 'Best Male Jazz' category in ...

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EDUCATION April 24, 2014

$500,000 Gift To Fund Jazz Scholarships At Brubeck Institute

A contemporary of Dave and Iola Brubeck who gained his own success as the vice president of public relations for Pan American World Airways has given University of the Pacific a $500,000 gift that will enable talented musicians for generations to study at the prestigious Brubeck Institute. Richard N. Barkle, who studied speech at then-College of ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE April 24, 2014

Summer Programme Jazz Middelheim Is Complete

Summer Programme Jazz Middelheim Is Complete

Jazz Middelheim, from 14 to 17 August in Antwerp's Den Brandt Park, announces complete programme The event is already living up to its international reputation as an innovative jazz festival with, among others, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter in duo, Ahmad Jamal, Enrico Rava & Stefano Bollani, Dave Douglas Quintet and, as previously announced, bassist Avishai ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 24, 2014

Francesco Lo Castro Creates A Masterpiece While "Chasing Beauty"

Francesco Lo Castro Creates A Masterpiece While "Chasing Beauty"

"This is a beautiful album, with a range of stunningly cinematic compositions exquisitely arranged and performed" —John Wheatcroft, Guitar Techniques Magazine and Head of Guitar at Tech Music School, London Italian guitarist and composer Francesco Lo Castro released his forth studio album in October 2013. Entitled Chasing Beauty, the album has a European and cinematic jazz ...

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CAREER April 24, 2014

Are You Psychologically Suited for Success in the Music Industry?

A recurring theme of business writers is the topic of personal psychology and success. Often this comes in the form of looking at an aggregate sample of successful entrepreneurs, figuring out top psychological traits and saying you need to be this or that personality type to succeed. Yet research into entrepreneurship has repeatedly shown that successful ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 24, 2014

Impulse! Renaissance Universal Music Group Reactivates Legendary Impulse! Label

Impulse! Renaissance Universal Music Group Reactivates Legendary Impulse! Label

First Release From Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein And The Hot 9 “Viper’s Drag” Due Out July 15 In The U.S. Universal Music Group is reactivating the legendary jazz label impulse! with the release of Viper’s Drag, a retro-modern opus from Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9 that is due out July 15 in the U.S. The ...

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RADIO/PODCAST April 24, 2014

Eddie Condon: Renaissance Man Of Jazz This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

Eddie Condon: Renaissance Man Of Jazz This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

This week on Riverwalk Jazz: photographer, author and record producer Hank O’Neal, who collaborated on Eddie Condon’s Scrapbook of Jazz talks about the Condon legacy. Eddie’s daughter Maggie Condon shares her wealth of memories. The program is distributed in the US by Public Radio International. You can also drop in on a continuous stream of shows ...

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