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Bebop, Jazz Manhood and “Piano Shame”

Bebop, Jazz Manhood and “Piano Shame” | JazzLife | Scoop.it
By: Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. In sixth or seventh grade, a time of life when most guys my age were trying on their swagger, I was walking back home from a practice session at a buddy’s house that was furnished with a piano.  Along...
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Remembering out-of-this-world jazz man Sun Ra with Marshall Allen

Remembering out-of-this-world jazz man Sun Ra with Marshall Allen | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Herman "Sonny" Blount (1914-1993), the Afro-futurist jazz composer and bandleader who renamed himself Sun Ra after visiting Saturn in an interplanetary vision, would have turned 100 this year.
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The Jazz Age: After years of struggle, jazz music in Miami has hit a tipping point

The Jazz Age: After years of struggle, jazz music in Miami has hit a tipping point | JazzLife | Scoop.it
After years of struggle, jazz music in Miami has hit a tipping point, with a wealth of concerts and enthusiastic audiences.
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Charles Limb: What Does A Creative Brain Look Like?

Charles Limb: What Does A Creative Brain Look Like? | JazzLife | Scoop.it
What happens in the brain during musical improv? Researcher Charles Limb scanned the brains of jazz musicians to find out.
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TJS 026: A Jazz Talk with Cyrille Aimée

On this new episode of the podcast, popular singer Cyrille Aimée talks about influential jazz singers, vocal competitions and her latest record "It's A Good Day"
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Young Jazz Musician of Year is a welcome award - Telegraph

Young Jazz Musician of Year is a welcome award - Telegraph | JazzLife | Scoop.it
BBC's first Young Jazz Musician of the Year award was won by Alexander Bone but the finalists lacked diversity
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"60 Minutes" Poll Claims Jazz Is More Important Than Hip Hop

"60 Minutes" Poll Claims Jazz Is More Important Than Hip Hop | JazzLife | Scoop.it
NEW POLL SUGGESTS CERTAIN AMERICANS ARE NOT THAT INTO HIP HOP
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Review: Marcus Miller at LJF

Review: Marcus Miller at LJF | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Francis Graham-Dixon catches Marcus Miller and band on a high at the Royal Festival Hall, part of London Jazz Festival
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Bass player Nicola at Scarborough Jazz Club

Bass player Nicola at Scarborough Jazz Club | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Swinging bass player and singer Nicola Farnon brings her excellent trio to The Cask in Scarborough on 
Wednesday July 3.
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STILL SPRY AT 75: ‘Uncle Herb’ Rockweiler’s legacy lives on in Cazenovia German Band : Reedsburg Times-Press

STILL SPRY AT 75: ‘Uncle Herb’ Rockweiler’s legacy lives on in Cazenovia German Band : Reedsburg Times-Press | JazzLife | Scoop.it
A small community band that has kept time to literally hundreds of area events over three generations celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.
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Keeping Jazz Real |

Music | Oakland, Berkeley & the Bay Area

Keeping Jazz Real |<br/>   <br/>Music | Oakland, Berkeley & the Bay Area | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Hot off the 55th Monterey Jazz Festival's grueling North American tour — 40 cities in 23 states — jazz pianist Benny Green is back in his Berkeley home for barely more than a pit stop.
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Carmen Lundy creates a new American songbook - Isthmus | The Daily Page

Carmen Lundy creates a new American songbook - Isthmus | The Daily Page | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Carmen Lundy took a circuitous route to becoming a great jazz singer and composer.
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Roy Hargrove puts the jazz in Jazz Alley | Concert preview

Roy Hargrove puts the jazz in Jazz Alley | Concert preview | JazzLife | Scoop.it
The “ jazz” in Jazz Alley has become rare enough that when a for-real jazzer hits the stage, it’s definitely time to jump. Trumpeter/fluegelhornist Roy Hargrove (shown here) fits that bill. Of all the young musicians who came up during and just after the “Young Lions” neocon scene of the 1980s, Hargrove has fulfilled his...
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Moses Boyd and Dave Green win 2014 Worshipful Company of Musicians’ Jazz Awards

Moses Boyd and Dave Green win 2014 Worshipful Company of Musicians’ Jazz Awards | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Official website for the UK's biggest selling, multi-award winning jazz magazine – www.jazzwisemagazine.com features daily breaking news, live reviews, monthly UK gig guide, subscription offers and much more. Since its launch in 1997 Jazzwise has changed the way jazz magazines look and think with a stunning editorial and design package that reaches out to both the new jazz audience and established fans – qualities that have led to it winning Jazz Publication of the Year at both the Parliamentary Jazz Awards and the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Awards.
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Wynton Marsalis to Christen St. Louis Jazz Center

Wynton Marsalis to Christen St. Louis Jazz Center | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will help christen a new St. Louis jazz center that organizers hope will serve as a venue worthy of the genre's top acts while inspiring the next generation of jazz greats from an area that has produced Miles Davis, Clark Terry and David Sanborn, among others. The...
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Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London, listings for June 2014. | News | The Jazz Mann

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London, listings for June 2014. | News | The Jazz Mann | JazzLife | Scoop.it
We have received the latest listings for this famous London jazz club including details of the Late, Late Show schedule for June 2014. Details attached.
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Jazz Appreciation Month 2014

Jazz Appreciation Month 2014 | JazzLife | Scoop.it
  "Jazz washes away the dust of everyday life" --- Art Blakey The first time I read the above quote by the jazz drumming extraordinaire Art Blakey, it was in my  jazz music history course at U...
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The Real Reason Music's Gotten So Loud

The Real Reason Music's Gotten So Loud | JazzLife | Scoop.it
iTunes' SoundCheck won't end the so-called "loudness wars." It'll just give listeners a way to counter some musicians' undying instinct to "turn it up to 11."
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Take five: John Fordham's month in jazz – June

Take five: John Fordham's month in jazz – June | JazzLife | Scoop.it
John Fordham: Looking ahead at June's jazz highlights, Glasgow's jazz festival will rock to Drumhedz, while Bryan Ferry and Branford Marsalis hit London
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Eastman Musicians Can be Seen and Heard throughout Xerox ...

Eastman Musicians Can be Seen and Heard throughout Xerox ... | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Held in the area surrounding Eastman's campus on Gibbs Street, which gets renamed “Jazz Street” during the Festival, this year's nine-day event includes a course taught by Eastman faculty and special jazz workshops for ...
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A Guide to the 2013 Toronto Jazz Festival

A Guide to the 2013 Toronto Jazz Festival | JazzLife | Scoop.it
The 2013 Toronto Jazz Festival descends on the city this Friday with a huge free for all event. That means all of Friday's programming at every Jazz Festival
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Cécile McLorin Salvant: Making Old Songs New Again

Cécile McLorin Salvant: Making Old Songs New Again | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Singer Cécile McLorin Salvant was born in Miami to French and Haitian parents, and started singing jazz while living in Paris. Back in the U.S., she won
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