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Jazz Musician of the Day: Sonny Clark

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sonny Clark

All About Jazz is celebrating Sonny Clark's birthday today! Conrad Yeatis “Sonny" Clark was an American jazz pianist who mainly worked in the hard bop idiom. Contents Clark was born and raised in Herminie, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town southeast of Pittsburgh. At age 12, he moved to Pittsburgh. When visiting an aunt in California at ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Bob McHugh

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bob McHugh

All About Jazz is celebrating Bob McHugh's birthday today! Bob McHugh has been playing jazz clubs,festivals,halls,private parties, and restaurants in the NY metro area for over forty years. Be it solo,duo,trio or big band Bob has done it. His styles include, but are not limited to jazz,rock,blues,and fusion. Bob has recorded three albums for Outstanding Records,and ...

All About Jazz Launches Video of the Day Promotional Service

All About Jazz's adds Video of the Day to its increasing list of advertising options Tremendous exposure. Tremendous value! Presented at the very top of media.allaboutjazz.com (and stretching 1,000 pixels wide—see sample screen), an advertiser's video is featured for one day on the media home page, on the All About Jazz home page (to the right ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Carmell Jones

Jazz Musician of the Day: Carmell Jones

All About Jazz is celebrating Carmell Jones' birthday today! An excellent hard bop trumpeter, Carmell Jones would probably have been much better-known today if he had not moved to Europe in the mid-\'60s at the height of his career. In 1960, after two years in the army and two years at the University of Kansas as ...

OBITUARY

Pete Douglas, Founder of Half Moon Bay’s Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society Dies at 85

Legendary Impresario was Inspiration to Local and National Musicians, and Presenters Half Moon Bay, CA: Pete Douglas, founder of the world-renowned music and jazz club, the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society in Half Moon Bay, Calif., died peacefully in Miramar Beach on July 12, 2014 at age 85. Pete Douglas was born in Waukegan, Illinois, in ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: David King

Jazz Musician of the Day: David King

All About Jazz is celebrating David King's birthday today!

David has been playing guitar since he was 8 but it became a serious concern when, in his teens he started going to gigs at Glasgow\'s legendary venue The Apollo in the early eighties witnessing guitar hero\'s galore including Alex Lifeson, Angus Young, and Andy Summers... Read ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: July 21, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Jimmy Cobb The Original Mob (Smoke Sessions)280290-1045914232Bobby Hutcherson Enjoy The View (Blue Note)275281-625623313Louis Hayes Return Of The Jazz Communicators (Smoke Sessions)267322-5515118464Mike LeDonne I Love Music (Savant)244239+545444545Theo Croker Afro Physicist (OKeh)243246-3248356346Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden Last Dance (ECM)217134+8373762787Dena DeRose We Won't Forget You ... An Homage To Shirley Horn (HighNote)203203024374757Eric Alexander Chicago Fire (HighNote)203242-39139112979Ted Rosenthal Trio Rhapsody ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Vince Guaraldi

Jazz Musician of the Day: Vince Guaraldi

All About Jazz is celebrating Vince Guaraldi's birthday today! By Derrick Bang Like most so-called overnight successes, Vincent Anthony Guaraldi—who forever described himself as “a reformed boogie-woogie pianist"—worked hard for his big break. The man eventually dubbed “Dr. Funk" by his compatriots was born in San Francisco on July 17, 1928; he graduated from Lincoln High ...

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CSNY 1974 Debuts at #17, #37, #81 on Billboard Top 200, #1 on Billboard Folk

CSNY 1974 Debuts at #17, #37, #81 on Billboard Top 200, #1 on Billboard Folk

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG’S HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED BOX SET, CSNY 1974, DEBUTS AT #17, #37 and #81 ON BILLBOARD’S TOP 200 CHART, #1 ON BILLBOARD’S FOLK ALBUM CHART THE LONG AWAITED RELEASE INCLUDES 40 LIVE TRACKS, ALL PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED, FROM THEIR HISTORIC 1974 SUMMER TOUR 40 YEARS AGO LOS ANGELES – CSNY 1974, the long awaited boxed ...

OBITUARY

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies in Switzerland

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies in Switzerland

Guitarist, singer and music producer Johnny Winter has died at age 70. Winter rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s with his performances and recordings that included producing his childhood hero Muddy Waters. “I love blues. I don't mind a little rock and roll, too, as long as it's blues-based rock and roll," he ...


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