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  • George Duke is a multi Grammy Award winning legend. So, when I called him to get a few quick quotes for my France Joli interview (he produced her album 'Witch Of Love') I quickly realized I needed to milk this…
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    Adekemi Owens, known professionally and affectionately to music fans as "Kem," has come a long way from Nashville, Tennessee to his current hometown of Detroit, Michigan. So, one figures that is why this musical genius has written and performed songs…
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  •  New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton has never conformed to anyone or anything. Reading his Facebook posts and Twitter “tweets”, you sort of get an idea about how un-traditional he is. He speaks his mind and, should someone attempt to challenge…
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  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave.  His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
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Alex and Ani to Help Continue the Legacy of the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals Newport, RI, March 22, 2011 – For the first time in the history of the Newport Jazz Festival® and Newport Folk Festival®, one corporation will be a sponsor at both events. Rhode Island jewelry designer and manufacturer Alex and Ani will sponsor the Harbor Stage at Fort Adams State Park at the Newport Folk Festival on July 30-31 and at the Newport Jazz Festival on August 6-7, it was announced today by Newport Festivals Foundation, the recently-formed 501(c) (3) organization that produces the two events. Headquartered in Cranston, RI, wit...
Special $50.00 Discount Tickets for 2011 Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals Available for Limited Time Beginning March 8 In Person at Convention & Visitors Bureau Newport, RI, March 7, 2011 – Special $50.00 discount tickets for the Newport Folk Festival® and Newport Jazz Festival® are back! Beginning Tuesday, March 8, at 10:00 am, Newport Festivals Foundation* is offering $50.00 General Admission tickets (regularly priced at $69.00) for a limited time when purchased in person at the Newport and Bristol County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), 23 Americas Cup Avenue in Newport. “We’re pleased to return with...

Jazz Singer Sarah Partridge

Cruises Back to the Oak Room

at the Algonquin Hotel

with Her New Show "I’ve Gotta Roam"

June 12 - 23

With elegant tradition and high musical style, jazzy songbird and actress Sarah Partridge is set to appear again at the world-famous Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel [59 West 44th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues] with a new show called "I’ve Gotta Roam" June 12 - 23. Some of her shows at the legendary nightspot a …

Vocalist Ernie Andrews Added to Champions of Jazz Benefit Concert

WBGO Celebrates 30 Years with Benefit Concert Honoring Paquito D’Rivera and Downbeat Magazine

November 3, 8:00 pm

Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall

Tickets on Sale Now

NEWARK, NJ WBGO celebrates 30 years with the annual Champions of Jazz benefit concert honoring nine-time Grammy-Award wi …

CareFusion New York Jazz Festival
Covers the City June 17 26, 2010

George Wein’s New Festival Productions Produces 10-day Festival Including Partnerships with Some of New York’s Most Unique and Culturally Significant Venues

NEW YORK, NY, November 19, 2009 After being without the annual jazz festival this past June for the first time in 37 years, jazz fans from around the world can celebrate the music at the CareFusion Ne …

Union County Performing Arts Center presents
WORLD JAZZ SUMMIT
5 Concerts on 1 Night for 1 Low Price!
featuring Randy Weston, Emilio Valdes, Cedar Walton,
Stefon Harris and Lionel Loueke
and Gala Pre-Performance Reception
 
Saturday, November 21, 2009
Gala Pre-Performance Reception 4PM until 6PM
Concert starts at 6PM
 
Gala Pre-Performance Reception and Concert is $100
Concert only is $40
Box Office: 732-499-8226

Rahway, NJ

Jazz Ministry Of Saint Peter's Church, Noble Arts Pianos And Pianoculture.com Celebrate Installation Of New Piano At Saint Peter's With Concert Series

NEW YORK, December 9, 2009 The Jazz Ministry of Saint Peter’s Church, Noble Art Pianos and pianoculture.com proudly announce the arrival of a new Sauter Omega 220 Concert Piano at Saint Peter’s Church.  To celebrate the arrival of the new piano, Saint Peter’s Church and pianoculture.com present a concert s …

Special Holiday Discount Tickets
Offered for 2011 Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals

$50.00 Tickets Available at Convention & Visitors Bureau
December 9 - January 3


NEWPORT, RI, December 8, 2010 - If you're still looking for that perfect holiday gift or a special treat for the New Year, George Wein, Producer of the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals, is offering $50.00 tickets for the 2011 Newport Folk Festival® and Newport Jazz Festival®. The $50.00 General Admissio

GEORGE WEIN ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 51st ANNUAL NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL®

 

NEW YORK, NY, September 9, 2009 - The world-renowned Newport Folk Festival® in Newport, RI, which was founded in 1959 by George Wein and folk icon Pete Seeger, is available for sponsorship. The festival celebrated its 50th anniversary August 1 2, 2009, with more than 17,000 music fans in attendance.

Scheduled for July 30 August 1, 2010

THE CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE®, and ARTISTIC DIRECTOR JON FADDIS®, WELCOME KATE DUMBLETON AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

CHICAGO, August 25, 2009 The Chicago Jazz Ensemble (The CJE) and Artistic Director Jon Faddis welcome Kate Dumbleton as the new Executive Director of the ensemble, effective today. She replaces J. Richard Dunscomb, who shifts emphasis to fully devote his time to his position as Chairman of the Columbia College Chicago (CCC) Music Department

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