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Larry Carlton Revisits Sounds of Philadelphia

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Soulful sounds may have started in Motown or Memphis, but for many, it's the sounds of Philadelphia that captured their hearts. That's certainly the case for Larry Carlton, who released a collection of the biggest hits penned by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff on his 335 Records label, in February, 2011. Many of the songs were Top 10 hits by groups including The Spinners and The Stylistics, along with hits by other classic vocal groups.

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Newport Beach Jazz Party Coming Valentine's/ President's Weekend

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This year's Newport Beach Jazz Party should be more festive than ever as it celebrates both Valentine's Day and President's Day weekend, February 14 to 17, at the Marriott Hotel Newport Beach in Orange County, California.

Promoted by Joe Rothman and John McClure, this annual party, along with one on Labor Day, are among the longest running and most successful jazz events in the world. The two entrepreneurs started twelve years ago at the Irvine Marriott, with Newport ...

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MJF Announces 50th Anniversary Band Tour

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To celebrate the golden anniversary of the Monterey Jazz Festival, the event's 50th Anniversary Band begins a nationwide tour this month on the West Coast with appearances in Southern California at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, January 17, and UCLA's Royce Hall, January 18.

Building on the unprecedented legacy of fifty years of historic jazz presentations, the band was a big hit at last September's festival. Its 10-week tour will include appearances at 54 venues across the country.


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