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Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 2017

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The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Burlington, Vermont
June 2-11, 2017

With multiple popup shows and one on the roof of a local parking garage, in addition to the usual plethora of musical offerings up down and around Church Street at the center of the city, The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival ...

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Marina Crouse At The Sound Room

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Marina Crouse
The Sound Room
First Time Out
Oakland, CA
January 30, 2016

Talented East Bay vocalist Marina Crouse and her superb band lit up the intimate Sound Room with her distinctive brand of rhythm and blues on this chilly Saturday evening. The night was filled with a soulful blend ...

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Lucky Peterson: I'm Back Again

Read "I'm Back Again" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Chi ha già il cofanetto Live at the 55 Arts Club Berlin del 2012, comprendente 3 DVD e 2 CD, può evitare di acquistare questo disco che risulta esserne una selezione stringata, con le esecuzioni del solo bluesman di Buffalo.
Per coprire tutti i possibili segmenti del mercato (anche il pubblico occasionale o chi ...

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Lucky Peterson: The Son Of A Bluesman

Read "The Son Of  A Bluesman" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

When the multi-talented Lucky Peterson sings of blues in his blood, it's not merely figurative boasting; Peterson's pedigree reads like a partial history of the music.

Peterson was born into the blues, growing up in a home where his father--James Peterson--played guitar, sang, and passed on his gifts to his offspring. More importantly, ...

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Kansas City's Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival Line Up Announced

The 2011 Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival Artist and Entertainment Schedule has been confirmed for Saturday, October 8th and is as follows:
(All talent subject to change) SPRINT BLUE ROOM STAGE 12:00PM-12:45PM
Elderstatesmen of Jazz

1:30PM-2:15PM KC
Sound Collective

3:30PM-4:30PM
Wild Women of Kansas City

4:30PM-5:15PM
Mary Bridgett ...

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Kansas City's 2011 Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival is October 8th

Kansas City's 2011 Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival is October 8th

The American Jazz Museum at 18th & Vine in Kansas City, Missouri will present its annual Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday, October 8, 2011. The one day event features headliners Christian McBride & Inside Straight (Artist-In-Resident); the legendary Bobby “Blue" Bland (Blues Headliner); and, the band WAR (Festival Headliner). The all-day event will feature three great ...

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Duology + 2 at the London Jazz Festival

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Duology + 2 Cafe Oto
London
November, 13, 2009

The opening night of the London Jazz Festival provided a rare opportunity to hear clarinetist Michael Marcus and trumpeter Ted Daniel--two seasoned, but unsung denizens of the New York scene--in the intimate surroundings of Dalston's Cafe Oto.



Marcus made his debut with ...

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Billy Jones: The Urbanization of Delta Blues

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It's a long way from the rich, fertile delta lands of North Little Rock, Ark., to the Netherlands, where Billy Jones records for Dutch blues label Black and Tan Records, but it was a route of which he never lost sight.

Born into the segregated south, he was exposed to the driving beat of the blues ...