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Mango fan Django kicks off Downtown Jazz concert Friday

Mango fan Django kicks off Downtown Jazz concert Friday | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Summer Jazz Downtown ConcertsJuly 5: The New Vintage Trio


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With Some Help From Kendrick Lamar, Kamasi Washington Gives Jazz A Boost - Forbes

With Some Help From Kendrick Lamar, Kamasi Washington Gives Jazz A Boost - Forbes | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Photo courtesy kamasiwashington.com This past Monday, from the rather crowded stage of the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City, bandleader Kamasi Washington smiled widely.
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GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 10 “Don’t Miss” Acts at Newport Jazz

GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 10 “Don’t Miss” Acts at Newport Jazz | JazzLife | Scoop.it
The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival begins Friday and with over 50 acts scheduled, there’s something for every fan. America’s first outdoor jazz festival celebrates its 61st year with some big name artists along with a number of talented break out performers. Check out our slide show of the...
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Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club: Punters get the chance to take the stage in epic show

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club: Punters get the chance to take the stage in epic show | JazzLife | Scoop.it
Miles Davis, Count Basie, Benny Golson – and now Geoffrey, the IT consultant from Brentwood, Essex. He, too, was playing the legendary Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in Soho, London.
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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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International Jazz Day at KJC | et cetera | :: The Kathmandu Post ::

International Jazz Day at KJC | et cetera | :: The Kathmandu Post :: | JazzLife | Scoop.it
eKantipur.com is Nepal's no 1 breaking news website with full features of personalisation. We deliver thelatest updates on national and international issues including politics, sports,business and entertainment with photo, audio and video.
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hard times - YouTube

Sound Table Collective One of Central Florida finest Jazz bands featuring Alvin Giles on keyboards, Gabe Carson on sax,Kevin Stever on Bass and Felix Guerra ...
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"Oh Lady, Be Good"- Mike Hall/Dan Whieldon Duo - YouTube

Mike Hall- tenor sax and Dan Whieldon piano playing this 1934 Gershwin number at our first Sunday afternoon jazz party of the year featuring local jazz music...
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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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