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News: Festival

Esperanza Spalding “Radio Music Society” To Headline At Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival On Saturday June 23 Tickets On Sale Friday April 13th

Esperanza Spalding “Radio Music Society” To Headline At Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival On Saturday June 23 Tickets On Sale Friday April 13th

Rochester, NY: Esperanza Spalding made her debut at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival in 2007 performing in the Club Pass Series at Max of Eastman Place. Five years later, the GRAMMY Award-winning Best New Artist will headline at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Saturday June 23 at 8 p.m. The young bassist/vocalist/composer was one ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers: 2012 Tour Dates

STEVE MARTIN AND THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS ANNOUNCE 2012 TOUR DATES Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers have announced tour dates in support of their #1 bluegrass album, Rare Bird Alert (Rounder Records), which recently received a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album. Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers will make stops at several ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Grammy Winner Steve Martin Takes His Banjo on Tour

Grammy Winner Steve Martin Takes His Banjo on Tour

With no introduction or celebrity fanfare, Steve Martin steps onstage with the Steep Canyon Rangers bluegrass band, a banjo strapped to his chest. He's not there to tell jokes, though he manages to squeeze in a few. He's there to play music -- songs from his Grammy-winning bluegrass album, “The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String ...

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News: Music Industry

Playing Banjo Eased Oscar Stress for Steve Martin

Playing Banjo Eased Oscar Stress for Steve Martin

Steve Martin says playing the banjo helped prepare him for his Oscar-hosting gig. The 64-year-old actor-writer-musician says performing live with the Steep Canyon Rangers made him feel comfortable on the Kodak Theatre stage at the Oscars. Martin says he wasn't sure why he wasn't nervous before co-hosting the March 7 Oscars with Alec Baldwin, but a ...

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News: Event

Banjo Brothers Steve Martin and Ed Helms Get a Little Punchy

Steve Martin, sporting a jaunty fedora and a suit, spotted Ed Helms across the room. “I thought I'd find you here," the comic said of “The Office" star. Birds of a feather and all that. But it wasn't their common pedigree as celebrated funnymen that brought the two to the California Market Center on Saturday evening ...

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News: Award / Grant

Steve Martin's 'Crow' Wins Kudos

He's won an Emmy and a Grammy, and now Steve Martin is nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Assn. Awards. The writer-comedian picked up six nominations Thursday in connection with his first music record, The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo. Martin was nominated as best banjo player and the album, which is No. 1 ...

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News: Recording

Steve Martin is Serious About Banjo

Steve Martin is serious about The Crow The actor-comedian wrote or co-wrote all the songs and enlisted some heavyweight help for his debut album as a musician. Steve Martin has a reputation as one of the toughest interviews in the entertainment business. He's known for clipped yes-no responses to questions about the making of ...


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