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Just in time for the Holidays... 'Yule Dig It,' All About Jazz's latest Spotify Playlist

Just in time for the Holidays... 'Yule Dig It,' All About Jazz's latest Spotify Playlist

Source: Michael Ricci

All About Jazz's latest Spotify playlist bring tidings of great joy with an impressive all-instrumental lineup of the most groovin', soulful and greasy Christmas music ever recorded. From classics to contemporary sounds, Yule Dig It features music from Joe Pass, Duke Pearson, Bobby Timmons, the Classical Jazz Quartet, Carla Bley, Kevin Eubanks, Ted Rosenthal, Rodney Whitaker, Chet Baker, Poncho Sanchez, Dexter Gordon, Jeff Hamilton, Ray Brown, Bill Evans, and many more. It's jam-packed with nearly four hours of jazz jubilation. ...

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All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: November 2021

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: November 2021

Source: All About Jazz

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the tracks featured in November, these ten represent our reader's favorites as indicated by total listens. Musicians and record labels can submit full length MP3s for consideration here. Enjoy! Top Tracks Say It Again Leon Brenko From: From Now On 06:31 Consolação Bola Sete From: Samba in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse, 1966-1968

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Django Reinhardt's Birthday Celebration Concert at Le QuecumBar in London on Sunday January 16, 2022

Django Reinhardt's Birthday Celebration Concert at Le QuecumBar in London on Sunday January 16, 2022

Source: Le QuecumBar & Brasserie

Swing like Django Reinhardt with Le Q Patron and UKs finest wizard of Swing the Gary Potter Quartet. We have some special guests joining the celebration! This will be an informal celebration of fun and joyous swinging music with a FREE Bellini on arrival! Gary Potter plays with an unique infectious joy and a style of his own, jumping seamlessly from Django Gypsy style to finger picking country style never missing a beat or straying from the melody of Djangos ...

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It's Time To Celebrate! The Indie Collaborative Presents All Faiths Show at Lincoln Center on December 8

It's Time To Celebrate! The Indie Collaborative Presents All Faiths Show at Lincoln Center on December 8

Source: Anne Leighton

On December 8th, the jazz community will be a significant part of an all-ages interfaith musical salute to Diwali, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Years! Known as The Indie Collaborative, this multi award-winning group of Independent Artists, representing a “smorgasbord” of musical genres (roots, classical, hip-hop, jazz, gospel, R&B, children’s, spoken word, musical theater, and “everything in-between”) join together for an Interfaith Holiday Concert in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center. This 90-minute, high energy, family-fun concert will combine ...

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New Christmas Song Release by Donna Courtell

New Christmas Song Release by Donna Courtell

Source: Greg Nathan

Donna Courtell playfully sings “I Want a Doll," according to Greg Nathan, Owner/President of Soaring Music Publications, label for the new Christmas song. Ms. Courtell has been a champion of the Great American Songbook throughout her live-performing career. She is the only vocal artist to record “I Want a Doll." Reed-man Paul Biondi has roots in Los Angeles, where he performed with some of the biggest names in the music industry. Mr. Biondi relocated to the Pacific Northwest many years ...

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The Django Kick-Starts The New Year With Pat Martino Tribute, CD Release Concerts, A French Jazz Festival, And More

The Django Kick-Starts The New Year With Pat Martino Tribute, CD Release Concerts, A French Jazz Festival, And More

Source: AMT Public Relations

The Django, downtown Manhattan’s premier jazz club, begins 2022 by opening its doors another day—now, patrons can enjoy jazz in the cellar six days a week Monday-Saturday. On January 6th, The Django stage humbly hosts an evening dedicated to the great guitarist Pat Martino comprising a documentary screening, and tribute concerts by Rick Germanson, four all-star guitarists Peter Bernstein, Dave Stryker, Paul Bollenback and Mark Whitfield, and special guests. The Django plays host to two CD release concerts: drummer Evan ...

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The Grammy Award-Winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Will Celebrate Its 19th Season With The Annual Big Beat Gala Fundraiser Hosted By Big Freedia On December 4th

The Grammy Award-Winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Will Celebrate Its 19th Season With The Annual Big Beat Gala Fundraiser Hosted By Big Freedia On December 4th

Source: ARE Group

The Grammy award-winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra will celebrate its nineteenth season with the first annual Big Beat Gala fundraiser hosted by Big Freedia on Saturday, December 4th. The gala is co-chaired by renowned author Walter Isaacson, Laverne Toombs, Executive Director of the New Orleans Black Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Adonis Rose, Artistic Director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. Songs: The Music of Allen Toussaint, was the fourth studio recording by the Orchestra and the first under new ...

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The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Announces 2022 Jazz Line-Up

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Announces 2022 Jazz Line-Up

Source: AMT Public Relations

A world of jazz music just minutes from home. 2022 Schedule Sat 1.08 | Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers Series: Brandee Younger Co-presented by the Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers, NJPAC continues its free concert series in 2022 with the hottest harpist on the scene today: Brandee Younger. This event takes place at Bethany Baptist Church at 117 W. Market Street, Newark, NJ. FREE Fri 1.21 @ 8:00 p.m. | George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic with Special Guests 80th Birthday ...


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