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15th Annual Lancaster Ave Jazz Festival goes virtual after a hiatus

The Philadelphia Tribune 17 Sep 2021
After taking a year hiatus, the Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival is returning to West Philly this Saturday, Sept ... The festival will also act as a tribute to Grover Washington Jr., the distinguished jazz saxophonist ... To learn more about the Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival, visit their website lancasteravephilly.com/jazzfest.
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Trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard on making Black history at Met Opera

The Grio 17 Sep 2021
How did you shift gears from composing and performing jazz music to writing an entire opera? ... I was taught that jazz was a logical extension of the classical world of harmony and rhythm, so I never saw them as that separate ... Writing this opera has allowed me to do something I learned years ago ... In the jazz world, it is really about what I want to say.
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“I love that Peter Green stuff, but it wasn’t me”: Lindsey Buckingham on Fleetwood Mac ...

Guitar.com 17 Sep 2021
He took more notice of fingerstyle playing when he got into the folk music of The Kingston Trio, as well as jazz guitarists like Charlie Byrd ... Some of those people were playing in a light jazz, sort of classical style, and I was trying to learn some of those things which inherently needed to be played with all the fingers.
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Step Out In Your Harlem Renaissance Best At This Russell Neighborhood Soiree On Friday

LEO Weekly 16 Sep 2021
This event will be hosted at the new Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center and will feature a jazz concert, food and notable neighborhood members ... Performances will be by Sheryl Rouse, Soul River Brown and the Foundation Band, Redline Performing Arts, and the Louisville Jazz Initiative ... Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Center. 3029 W ... .
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19 Give For Good Louisville Events That Will More Than Make Up For Your Donation

LEO Weekly 16 Sep 2021
Learn about the life cycles, habitat, migration, and research on these marvelous insects with Kelly Vowels and Volunteer Naturalists as they capture and tag monarchs here at Bernheim ... It’s a great opportunity to stop by and learn more about the good of our work!” ... Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Center – 3029 W.
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George Wein, whose Newport Jazz Festival inspired modern music festivals, dies at 95

The Citizens 14 Sep 2021
George Wein created the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954 at the request of wealthy patrons of his Boston jazz club ... "And festivals, to this day, even though they're not jazz festivals -- that's the attraction ... I learned so much from jazz that it's affected me from that day right up until today -- that's a long time to be influenced by a great music.".
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Remembering George Wein: ‘I think I left my mark with people’

Wtop 14 Sep 2021
4, 2013, file photo, Newport Jazz Festival producer and founder George Wein appears on stage at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I ... The thing I remember best about him, though, was the simple, quiet, persistent way he lived his life — an ethos that anyone in any field of endeavor can learn from.
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Chicago beatboxer to perform at Wayne State

Norfolk Daily News 13 Sep 2021
From jazz to classical to funk, Brown applies his musical magic to original compositions as well as “Bach’s Cello Suite No ... “Brown utilizes slap-tonguing, circular breathing, a wide interest in musical styles and dazzling coordination to create rather unique music,” explains jazz journalist and historian Scott Yanow ... Want to learn more?.
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Jazz still haven’t proven they’re more than a second-round playoff team

Deseret News 13 Sep 2021
Last Tuesday, Marc Stein (formerly of The New York Times) released his preseason NBA power rankings and it ruffled the feathers of some Jazz fans to learn that the Utah Jazz were seventh on his list, which ranked the Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks ahead of the Jazz ... Utah Jazz vs.
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South Carolina's innovative bassist James Jamerson gets new headstone at Detroit grave

The Post and Courier 13 Sep 2021
"He was creating a new style of playing," said Karen Chandler, a professor of arts management and co-founder with the late Jack McCray of the Charleston Jazz Initiative ... Motown founder Berry Gordy plucked these players from the jazz clubs of Detroit. Charleston Jazz Initiative/Provided Charleston Jazz Initiative/Provided.
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Donna Davis: ECU grad continues musical journey with new recording

Reflector 11 Sep 2021
In high school he began playing bass for church and in the school jazz band ... “The albums ‘Ascension’ and ‘Meditations’ by John Coltrane inspired me to want to learn the saxophone,” he said ... “When I went to ECU I really fell in love with jazz music,” Puckett said ... I would say that jazz is my favorite music to play ... Jazz is always evolving.”.
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‘How falling from a roof inspired me to become a musician’

Joy Online 10 Sep 2021
As he fell from a great height, he had a vision of himself playing a musical instrument, despite never having learned to do so ... Back in the 1960s, in Tony’s childhood home in Nottingham, the silky, smoky tones of jazz artists drifted throughout ... The college attracted musicians from all over the world wanting to learn the art of jazz.
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'How falling from a roof inspired me to become a musician'

BBC News 10 Sep 2021
As he fell from a great height, he had a vision of himself playing a musical instrument, despite never having learned to do so ... Back in the 1960s, in Tony's childhood home in Nottingham, the silky, smoky tones of jazz artists drifted throughout ... The college attracted musicians from all over the world wanting to learn the art of jazz.
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Ryan’s gigs: Tomorrow’s Warriors; Sheila Maurice-Grey; Rachael Cohen; Mornington Lockett; Charlie Wood; Ian Shaw; Theon Cross

Islington Tribune 10 Sep 2021
Rachel, who was born in the Shetland Islands, has quite the pedigree, including stints with Tommy Smith’s demanding Youth Jazz Orchestra and gigging with and learning from Dave Holland, Lee Konitz, Mike Gibbs and Donny McCaslin ... He might be American, but his wife is Jacqui Dankworth, which makes him British jazz royalty by marriage.
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9/11 anniversary events at the Ocala/Marion County Veterans Memorial Park

Ocala Star Banner 10 Sep 2021
Here is a list of the 9/11 anniversary events scheduled for the Ocala/Marion County Veterans Memorial Park, 2601 E. Fort King St., Ocala. Friday, Sept. 10. 10 a.m. ... 441 North to the park for setup ... Saturday, Sept. 11 ... Belleview High School Jazz band ... School Learning Experience.
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