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Jazz Singer Amanda Carr Performing at Boston Pops 4th of July Concert on Esplanade

Jazz Singer Amanda Carr Performing at Boston Pops 4th of July Concert on Esplanade

Jazz vocalist Amanda Carr is performing with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra at the annual Fourth of July concert on the Boston Esplanade on July 4, 2011. Amanda is performing 'Til I Come Home,' a song she co-wrote with the evening's host, actor Michael Chicalis. The song is a tribute to the troops. Also performing at ...

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Jazz Singer Amanda Carr Appearing at Chianti Jazz Lounge in Beverly on Sunday, February 13

Jazz Singer Amanda Carr Appearing at Chianti Jazz Lounge in Beverly on Sunday, February 13

Jazz vocalist Amanda Carr is performing two special shows at the Chianti Tuscan Restaurant & Jazz Lounge, 265 Cabot Street in Beverly Massachusetts on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Tickets to the show are available online for $18, or at the door the day of the concert for $20. The concert is sponsored ...

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Continuum, A Journey Through Jazz: Episode 14, "Sultry Sirens, Part 2"

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Continuum--A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 14: “Sultry Sirens, Part 2" Hosted and Produced by J. Scott Fugate, “The Jazz Evangelist" As always, the show is free, absolutely legal, fun for the whole family, and available for listening right now, right here. This week's journey continues with a summer serenade by the sultry sirens of Jazz and Blues--featuring a fine ...

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At The Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years On The Jazz Scene

Read "At The Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years On The Jazz Scene" reviewed by Ian Patterson

At The Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years On The Jazz Scene
Nat Hentoff
Hardcover; 246 pages
ISBN: 978-0-520-26113-6
University California Press
2010

The photograph which adorns the jacket of Nat Hentoff's At the Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years On The Jazz Scene--a collection ...

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Amanda Carr and Kenny Hadley Big Band Jazz Brunch

Amanda Carr and Kenny Hadley Big Band Jazz Brunch

The New England Center for the Performing Arts is presenting Amanda Carr and the Kenny Hadley Big Band jazz brunch at Mechanics Hall in Worchester on Sunday, November 15 at noon. The event is being hosted by WBZ radio personality Jordan Rich. The event includes a culinary feast promptly at noon followed by a big ban program. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Amanda Carr: Common Thread: Amanda Carr and the Kenny Hadley Big Band

Read "Common Thread: Amanda Carr and the Kenny Hadley Big Band" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

If vocalist Amanda Carr were a place, she would probably be Rodeo Drive, Chicago's Magnificent Mile, or New York's elegant 57th Street. With Common Thread, she validates the fact that she has the vocal elegance, phrasing sophistication, premier jazz chops, and the sheer class to back up that hypothesis.

Complemented beautifully here by ...

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Amanda Carr: Soon

Read "Soon" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Recently, I had the pleasure of hearing vocalist Amanda Carr perform an impromptu duet with the great jazz vocalist Giacomo Gates at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in New York. Although it was a one tune exposure, I was so impressed by her talent, spirit and onstage charm that I felt compelled to pick up soon. I'm very ...

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Amanda Carr: Tender Trap

Read "Tender Trap" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Amanda Carr is a Boston-based jazz vocalist who performs at Foxwoods Casino and Fleet Center and sings the national anthem at Fenway Park. She has two earlier albums, has worked with the Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra and the Artie Shaw Band, and headlined the Euro Jazz Festival in San Giorgio, Italy.

This outing finds ...