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Joanne Brackeen Receives BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award

Joanne Brackeen Receives BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award

Jazz pianist, educator, and composer Joanne Brackeen was honored with the BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award in a special ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, October 10, 2014. The Living Legacy Award honors jazz masters from the mid-Atlantic region who have achieved distinction in jazz performance and ...

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Zoot Fest 2014

Zoot Fest 2014

Jazz enthusiasts, get ready for a day of listening pleasure! Tickets are now on sale for East Stroudsburg University's fourth annual Zoot Fest, a day of jazz music honoring legends Al Cohn and Zoot Sims. Zoot Fest will take place from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Innovation Center, located at ...

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Arturo Sandoval Brings Fire To The Chicago Jazz Orchestra

Arturo Sandoval Brings Fire To The Chicago Jazz Orchestra

Can an aggressive Chicago jazz group transform itself into a radiant Afro-Cuban jazz band at the drop of a downbeat? Apparently so, if it's being led by the volatile Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval. Not that Sandoval was officially conducting the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, which sold out Northwestern University's Pick-Staiger Concert Hall on Saturday evening. But once ...

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Don Carter Trio Brings Jazz To Venues In Area

Accomplished Jersey City jazz drummer Don Carter remembers his early days - back in elementary school - beating on his desk with his hands standing in as drumsticks. His teacher repeatedly asked him what he was doing, and he simply explained he had found the rhythm. He didn't pick up the sticks for real until he ...

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Jazz Quartet Gives Pianist A Chance To Shine

Jazz Quartet Gives Pianist A Chance To Shine

Some jazz artists spend much of their careers without hitting it big, only to finally emerge into the spotlight and enjoy the recognition they deserved all along. Duke Ellington was a brilliant bandleader and composer, but it was arranger Billy Strayhorn who wrote “Chelsea Bridge," “Lush Life" and “Take the 'A' Train." And guitarist Pat Metheny ...

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Bill Caldwell, Noted Wichita Jazz Musician, Dies

Bill Caldwell, a gifted musician who brightened the lives and the musical arrangements of jazz enthusiasts all over the country, died this week at his home in Wichita. He was 49. Tim Henry, Mr. Caldwell's Wichita-based business partner and fellow jazz musician, found him dead in his home early Monday after he missed a rehearsal Sunday ...

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Orbert Davis' Orchestra And Vocalists To Sing The Praises Of Ella

Orbert Davis' Orchestra And Vocalists To Sing The Praises Of Ella

Music lovers probably will argue for all time over whether Ella Fitzgerald or Billie Holiday was the greatest female jazz vocalist of the 20th century. But whichever side of that debate you take, there's no question that Fitzgerald set a still- unmatched standard for scat singing and improvisational techniques of her own making. That she conquered ...

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Wayne Escoffery Honored In New Haven

Wayne Escoffery Honored In New Haven

Articulate, well-mannered and courtly, Wayne Escoffery, one of today's finest, most exciting jazz saxophonists, speaks softly and creates passionate but never ego-driven music. Matinee idol handsome and a regal 6-foot-4 presence—non-musical attributes that have landed him modeling and acting gigs including bit parts on TV commercials for Grey Goose vodka and Mitsubishi cars—the London-born musician of ...


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