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Jazz music comes alive in Braam - City Buzz
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:32:32 GMT

City Buzz

Jazz music comes alive in Braam
City Buzz
Braamfontein is a trendy, inner-city suburb which is part of a cultural arc that includes Newtown, Wits University, Constitution Hill and the Civic Centre and, central to it is an exhilarating urban music scene. The Orbit Jazz Club and Bistro, which ...

All that jazz: 12th annual Jazz Cafe brings the swing back to local music scene - Waxahachie Daily Light
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:59:09 GMT

All that jazz: 12th annual Jazz Cafe brings the swing back to local music scene
Waxahachie Daily Light
WAXAHACHIE — An evening filled with dining, big band and jazz music, and swing dancing was the entertainment for over 225 guests during the 12th annual Jazz Cafe hosted by the award-winning Waxahachie High School Jazz Orchestra at the ...

What Do Actual LA Jazz Musicians Think of La La Land's Portrayal of LA Jazz? - L.A. Weekly
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:59:00 GMT

L.A. Weekly

What Do Actual LA Jazz Musicians Think of La La Land's Portrayal of LA Jazz?
L.A. Weekly
But even as the film has no doubt helped to renew mainstream interest in jazz, many jazz musicians and aficionados have criticized La La Land for it's heavy-handed and cliche-ridden portrayal of jazz music, particularly in the score composed by Justin ...
'La La Land' composer Justin Hurwitz goes behind the musicWTOP

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Conard Jazz Music Program to Hold Winter Swing Dance - http://www.we-ha.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:09:51 GMT

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Conard Jazz Music Program to Hold Winter Swing Dance
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“Big Band” jazz historically was dance music. If students continue to play jazz in college or after college they will most likely find themselves playing Big Band dance music. This annual dance celebrates the vast amount of jazz music written for this ...

Legendary Jazz Guitarist Larry Coryell, 'Godfather of Fusion,' Dies at 73 - Billboard
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:57:47 GMT

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Legendary Jazz Guitarist Larry Coryell, 'Godfather of Fusion,' Dies at 73
Billboard
Coryell, who passed away in his sleep from natural causes, had performed his last two shows this past weekend at the city's Iridium Jazz Club. Known as the "Godfather of Fusion," Coryell was a pioneer of jazz-rock. He made his mark in the music world ...
Larry Coryell, Pioneering Jazz Fusion Guitarist, Dead at 73RollingStone.com
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell dies aged 73Music Week
Jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell dies in NYC at age 73Arizona Daily Sun
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Jazz Festival returns to SIU this weekend - The Southern
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:09:55 GMT

The Southern

Jazz Festival returns to SIU this weekend
The Southern
“Many factors go into selecting the guest — first and foremost their instrument,” Dick Kelley, director of jazz studies at SIU and assistant professor of saxophone, said. “I try to rotate prominent jazz instruments from year to year — that way we don ...

U of L School of Music presents Jazz Fest 2017 February 22nd thr ... - WDRB
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:45:41 GMT

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U of L School of Music presents Jazz Fest 2017 February 22nd thr ...
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This three-day celebration of America's indigenous musical art form is being presented by the Jazz Studies Program of the U ofL School of Music.
Wycliffe Gordon channels the jazz zen of Louis ArmstrongThe Courier-Journal

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Underappreciated music genres: jazz | Arts & Entertainment ... - Washburn Review
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:26:02 GMT

Washburn Review

Underappreciated music genres: jazz | Arts & Entertainment ...
Washburn Review
Whether you've realized it or not, you love jazz. Every era of music has been defined by a distinct, revolutionary sound and style, the echoes of which inspire our ...

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18th annual Jazz for Kids brings music to Portsmouth vineyard - Portsmouth Press
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:00:26 GMT

Portsmouth Press

18th annual Jazz for Kids brings music to Portsmouth vineyard
Portsmouth Press
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Greenvale Vineyards invites children and parents to its 18th annual Jazz for Kids event to be held this week at the vineyard, 582 Wapping Road. The special event, which is part of the Newport Winter Festival, will take place on ...

Elmhurst College Jazz Festival looks to the future - Chicago Tribune
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:12:35 GMT

Chicago Tribune

Elmhurst College Jazz Festival looks to the future
Chicago Tribune
Elmhurst College's own jazz program has also grown apace. The college now offers a jazz studies major. The Elmhurst College Jazz Band has toured internationally and in 2014 was a Downbeat magazine Student Music Awards winner in the large jazz ...


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