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Simmons seeks to inspire youth through dance

Longview News-Journal 01 Mar 2024
As she became more involved in the community, she learned there was a large number of girls who were interested in jazz, ballet, hip-hop and other forms of dance; however, many could not afford the financial responsibilities.

Democratic Senate challenger Preston Love Jr. calls for 'winning attitude' during stop in Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff StarHerald 01 Mar 2024
Love also took the chance to address his age and well-being, telling voters that he was coming into his own at 81 years old using a story about his father, Preston Love Sr., who was a widely known jazz saxophonist.

Meet Our Mid-Valley: How Western Oregon professor's short film 'Bonsai' came together

Statesman Journal 01 Mar 2024
“He’s made my life a Bonsai,” she said ... Every Saturday for five years, Watanabe and other boys from their school got together and learned Motown dances ... Undeterred, Watanabe learned every dance style he could including ballet, flamenco, jazz and tap.

Celebrate ‘Shorty Gras’ with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at Hollywood Casino

Wtop 29 Feb 2024
... Mardi Gras and jam out to jazz ... His older brother James played trumpet, so he learned trombone, and at age 4, Bo Diddley invited him on stage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1990.

Tyler Junior College Jazz Festival set Feb. 29 through March 1

Jacksonville Progress 28 Feb 2024
Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and composer Alex Hahn will be the guest artist for Tyler Junior College’s annual Jazz Festival, set Thursday and Friday, Feb ... The TJC Jazz Ensembles. TJC Jazz Ensemble 1 students and their hometowns are.

Digging for Your Roots: March 6

Jonesborough Herald & Tribune 28 Feb 2024
Readers of the Herald & Tribune who are interested in learning more about these surnames are asked to contact these members for additional information on these family heritages ... Magill learned from ...

Cincinnati Opera launches first-of-its-kind, $5-million initiative

The Cincinnati Herald 28 Feb 2024
Kevin Day is an internationally acclaimed composer, conductor, and jazz pianist based in San Diego, California ... To learn more, visit ... To learn more, visit ... To learn more, visit

Carver Middle School band program gets grant

Waco Tribune-Herald 27 Feb 2024
The Texas Jazz Educators Association recently recognized a Waco music teacher with a $500 grant ... “Our jazz band is a vital part of our music program, and it’s heartening to see so many students enthusiastic about jazz,” Boswell said.

David Ambrosio's Civil Disobedience at The Roads Bistro

All About Jazz 27 Feb 2024
Located in a strip mall across the street from the Tidewater Community College, one would be surprised to learn it's the current home of some of the best food and best jazz in the area.

District sings the blues alongside national group

Santa Monica Daily Press 27 Feb 2024
Band students took notes from the clinicians on improvisation and working as a team, with the school’s advanced jazz combo learning for three two-hour rehearsals prior to performance.

University of Akron jazzed to bring local guitarist Dan Wilson onto program faculty

Akron Beacon Journal 26 Feb 2024
The 23-year-old Smith, a fifth-year marking major from Sandusky who'd been teaching himself guitar via the Internet for four years, relished the opportunity to learn in person from a jazz pro.

Utah Tech University Jazz Ensemble fuses Taylor Swift, Prince in upcoming repertoire

St George News 26 Feb 2024
Jazz ... The jazz ensemble’s performance demonstrates the university’s dedication to experiential learning and also highlights their mastery of various musical styles, Webb said.

New York band blends jazz swing with Chinese folk music

China Daily 26 Feb 2024
A caravan travels through a vast desert via the Silk Road, but there are no camels and traders but melodies and rhythms of jazz nonet ... It's also cool to have those different [melodies], like traditional jazz and Chinese melodies, merge them together.

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