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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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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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FESTIVAL/CRUISE April 17, 2014

Grammy U Teams With Terence Blanchard For New Orleans Jazz Fest May 4

Grammy U Teams With Terence Blanchard For New Orleans Jazz Fest May 4

GRAMMY U Students From Mancini Institute To Perform With The Legendary Jazz Musician SANTA MONICA, Calif. — GRAMMY U— a Recording Academy program created to prepare college students interested in pursuing a career in the music industry — announced today their partnership with GRAMMY-winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard during the famed New Orleans Jazz ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE April 14, 2014

Ars Nova Workshop Presents The New Paths Festival Pairing brilliant voices in jazz To Peculiar Philadelphia Spaces And Stories

Performers are conceptually connected to sites that are uniquely Philadelphian and as diverse as Bartram’s Garden, Barnes Foundation, American Swedish Historic Museum, German Society’s Horner Library, and Girard College Chapel PHILADELPHIA, PA – Ars Nova Workshop (ANW) will showcase some of the most consistently brilliant voices in jazz and experimental music in some of Philadelphia’s most ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE April 3, 2014

12 Points Illuminates Diversity Of European Jazz

Born on a hunch in Dublin, back in 2007, 12 Points, the festival of young European jazz, has grown in size and ambitions, and will celebrate its 8th edition this April in Umea, Sweden; the 2014 EU Capital of Culture. From Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th April, young musicians from all points on the European compass ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE April 2, 2014

Video: Monterey Jazz Festival, 1975

The 1970s was a transition period for jazz. Legends from the 1940s and '50s were still performing all over the place, but rock, soul and disco all took a toll on jazz greats' income and sense of direction. Aging artists weren't sure what to do to hold onto fans or how to reach new ones. They ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE March 31, 2014

Denise Donatelli And The Los Angeles A Team Come To The Los Olivos Jazz And Olive Festival June 7th

Denise Donatelli And The Los Angeles A Team Come To The Los Olivos Jazz And Olive Festival June 7th

Los Olivos Jazz and Olive Festival Grammy-nominee Denise Donatelli will be returning along with Steafan Karlsson and the rest of “The Los Angeles A Team”. All of these musicians have performed with some of the biggest names in jazz and popular music, and we are very fortunate to have them play for this event. Saturday June ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE March 31, 2014

SFJAZZ Announces 2014 Summer Programming

SFJAZZ Announces 2014 Summer Programming

SFJAZZ today announced summer programming for the 32nd Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival running June 12 to June 22, 2014 and the 2014 Summer Sessions running July 17 to August 24, 2014. The Festival will present a nonstop celebration of legendary performers and up-and-coming artists at the SFJAZZ Center’s Robert N. Miner Auditorium, Joe Henderson Lab, ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE March 28, 2014

Jazz This Week: Mwata Bowden, a David Sanborn Tribute, "Newport Jazz Festival: Now 60," Alarm Will Sound, and More

Events have conspired to make this week's preview of jazz and creative music shows in and around St. Louis both rather terse and somewhat behind schedule. so let's go straight to the highlights.... Tonight, multi-instrumentalist Mwata Bowden of Chicago's Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, performs a free concert with bassist Paul Steinbeck and drummer ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE March 28, 2014

19th Annual Jazz On Fourth Street Festival, Berkeley, CA Lineup

19th Annual Jazz On Fourth Street Festival, Berkeley, CA Lineup

Presented by Fourth Street Merchants, KCSM/Jazz 91, Avalon Berkeley, and Berkeleyside, the 19th Annual Jazz on Fourth Street Festival will take place Sunday, May 18, from Noon – 5:00pm in Berkeley, CA on Fourth Street between Hearst and Virginia and is free. For more information, visit fourthstreet.com or call the hot line at (510) 526-6294. This ...

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