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Jazz Near You improves regularly and we're particularly focused on improving ease of use. Here are four time-saving tips to consider when entering your next round of events: 1. Adding Recurring Events Did you know that you can add up to ten recurring events at once on the Jazz Near You event submission form? Here's how: ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Teddy Wilson

Jazz Musician of the Day: Teddy Wilson

All About Jazz is celebrating Teddy Wilson's birthday today! His airy, effortless style, with its emphasis on lightly accompanied right-hand melody, was a key element in the transition from swing to bebop, and many modern jazz pianists took Wilson\'s approach as their starting point. His early recordings were percussive and forceful, but as he matured his ...

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Varèse Sarabande Records Swings With New Recording Celebrating Elmer Bernstein's Jazz Scores Elmer Bernstein: The Wild Side

Performed by Big Band de Canarias Featuring Esther Ovejero (Vocals), Kike Perdomo (Saxophone) and Sara Andon (Flute) Varèse Sarabande Records will celebrate composer Elmer Bernstein with the release ELMER BERNSTEIN: THE WILD SIDE available digitally and on CD December 9, 2014. This special recording focuses on the jazz and big band scores from the acclaimed composer, ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Claude Marc Bourget

Jazz Musician of the Day: Claude Marc Bourget

All About Jazz is celebrating Claude Marc Bourget's birthday today! Claude Marc Bourget gives us with the piano surprising improvisations, with the frays influences of modern jazz and classical, often virtuosos and where resound as in memory the landscape of the music of the 20th century. “An energetic music, extremely dense, as well as uncommon harmonic ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Gunther Schuller

Jazz Musician of the Day: Gunther Schuller

All About Jazz is celebrating Gunther Schuller's birthday today! The composer Gunther Schuller is, famously, a man of many musical pursuits. He began his professional life as a horn player in both the jazz and classical worlds, working as readily with Miles Davis and Gil Evans as with Toscanini; he was principal horn of the Cincinnati ...

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Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett primed for 2015 Syracuse Jazz Fest; $150K needed to make it happen

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett primed for 2015 Syracuse Jazz Fest; $150K needed to make it happen

SYRACUSE, NY: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett could bring one of jazz's most eclectic duos to Syracuse next year, if the community can find the money in the next four days. Frank Malfitano, founder and executive director of M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest, said Gaga and Bennett's agent is seeking a date in Upstate New York in ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: November 24, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks111Gerry Gibbs and the Thrasher Dream Trio We're Back (Whaling City Sounds)251262-1124819272Kenny Barron & Dave Holland The Art Of Conversation (Impulse!)220188+32105023323Freddy Cole Singing The Blues (HighNote)207211-404726494Houston Person The Melody Lingers On (HighNote)205171+3494943555Cookers Time And Time Again (Motema)202192+1014359646Peter Hand Big Band Out Of Hand (Savant)187195-8246457117Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet The 21st Century Trad Band (Basin Street)184161+231141738128Larry Fuller Larry ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Coleman Hawkins

Jazz Musician of the Day: Coleman Hawkins

All About Jazz is celebrating Coleman Hawkins' birthday today! Coleman Hawkins single-handedly brought the saxophone to the prominence in jazz that the instrument enjoys. Before he hit the scene, jazz groups had little use for the instrument. One player (forgot who) said, “with all due respect to Adolph Sax, Coleman Hawkins invented the saxophone." Hawkins, or ...


 

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