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JazzTimes Magazine
Dan Block Wins Charlie Parker Jazz Composition PrizeMusic Incorporated (BMI) Foundation, on June 22, awarded saxophonist, clarineti
Dan Block Wins Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted yesterday
Music Incorporated (BMI) Foundation, on June 22, awarded saxophonist, clarinetist and composer Dan Block the 17th-annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize at the 28th-annual BMI Jazz Composers Workshop Concert in New York City. The prize is... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Arlington officials focus on short-term rental regulationsevery week. There are weddings. There are conventions,” he said. Exasperated,
Arlington officials focus on short-term rental regulations
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
every week. There are weddings. There are conventions,” he said. Exasperated, McCoy called Arlington City Councilman Charlie Parker, and he's not the only one. "Parties throughout the night... Activities that required [using a Taser] an... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Close(d) Listening: Ted Gioia's “How to Listen to Jazz”with hints of memoir, and they point to an admirably comprehensive disposition.
Close(d) Listening: Ted Gioia's “How to Listen to Jazz”
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
with hints of memoir, and they point to an admirably comprehensive disposition. Gioia, a pianist, recalls studying Charlie Parker solos at half-speed on his turntable, and suggests singing along to Parker’s melodies as a means of cracking... Read more
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heraldscotland
When even a Glasgow cellar can be jazzed up for the nightin London. She started, like many a young girl, with a violin, but then took up
When even a Glasgow cellar can be jazzed up for the night
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
in London. She started, like many a young girl, with a violin, but then took up an alto saxophone. Her teacher gave her a Charlie Parker CD, and she was hooked. She joined the Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra, moved on to the tenor sax, and last year won... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Jazz at the Philharmonic: The Ella Fitzgerald SetElla Fitzgeraldin 1949, she was under exclusive contract to Decca Records. So fans could see h
Jazz at the Philharmonic: The Ella Fitzgerald SetElla Fitzgerald
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
in 1949, she was under exclusive contract to Decca Records. So fans could see her onstage with equally seminal figures like Charlie Parker, Buddy Rich, Lester Young and Ray Brown, but any JATP recordings of her remained shelved for years. Most have... Read more
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Express and Star
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - Full coverage « Express & StarLondon are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be m
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - Full coverage « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 7 days ago
London are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be made by Westminster Council chief executive Charlie Parker at about 12.30am, making it one of the earliest to return its result. There are 5,986 voters on the electoral... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - live updatesLondon are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be m
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - live updates
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
London are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be made by Westminster Council chief executive Charlie Parker at about 12.30am, making it one of the earliest to return its result. There are 5,986 voters on the electoral... Read more
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guardian-series
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - live updatesLondon are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be m
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - live updates
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
London are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be made by Westminster Council chief executive Charlie Parker at about 12.30am, making it one of the earliest to return its result. There are 5,986 voters on the electoral... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Tootie Heath at the Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong Summer Jazz Campwhole Ellington orchestra, except for Duke, would come by. Sarah Vaughn was in
Tootie Heath at the Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
whole Ellington orchestra, except for Duke, would come by. Sarah Vaughn was in the house – Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins even Charlie Parker would come over and borrow my brother’s horn. My mother would cook dinner for everybody.” Heath gigged around... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Sir Charles Thompson, jazz pianist who bridged swing and bebop, dies at 98"knighted" in the early 1940s by saxophonist Lester Young. His stature on the
Sir Charles Thompson, jazz pianist who bridged swing and bebop, dies at 98
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
"knighted" in the early 1940s by saxophonist Lester Young. His stature on the musical vanguard was such that sax titans Charlie Parker and Dexter Gordon played as sidemen on Thompson's first recording as a bandleader, in 1950. He continued for... Read more
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All About Jazz
Morris Nelms member page on All About Jazzwas a Wichita Jazz Festival that featured Count Basie, Clark Terry, Dexter Gord
Morris Nelms member page on All About Jazz
All About Jazz / Posted 10 days ago
was a Wichita Jazz Festival that featured Count Basie, Clark Terry, Dexter Gordon, and Sarah Vaughn singing with Count Basie. The first jazz record I bought was Charlie Parker, the Savoy Master Takes. My advice to new listeners: Keep... Read more
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examiner.com
'Sound of Redemption' starts at Cinema Detroit Fridaythrilling music, “Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story” is a feature doc
'Sound of Redemption' starts at Cinema Detroit Friday
examiner.com / Posted 15 days ago
thrilling music, “Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story” is a feature documentary about a gifted alto sax player and Charlie Parker protégée. Morgan fell hard into heroin and got to be almost as good a conman and thief as he was a musician in... Read more
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All About Jazz
Bud Gordon member page on All About Jazza part of the Eagle Rock High School Music Machine of the late 60s and 70s. The
Bud Gordon member page on All About Jazz
All About Jazz / Posted 15 days ago
a part of the Eagle Rock High School Music Machine of the late 60s and 70s. The first jazz records I bought were “Best of Charlie Parker” on Verve and “Souled Out” by Dizzy Gillespie. My advice to new listeners keep your ears open and don't forget... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Clydesdales get taste of Friday night footy5 Hayden Packer, 6 Keith Mackenzie, 7 Wade Austin, 8 Todd White, 9 Nathan Bower
Clydesdales get taste of Friday night footy
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
5 Hayden Packer, 6 Keith Mackenzie, 7 Wade Austin, 8 Todd White, 9 Nathan Bowering, 10 Johnson Viane, 11 Jazz Namana, 12 Dylan Court, 13 Ryan Horton. Int: 14 Dylan Haaijer, 15 Isaac Laird, 16 Jordan Collinson, 17 Detroit Sumeo, 18 Charl... Read more
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All About Jazz
Mike Chalmers member page on All About JazzThe first jazz record I bought was “Bird and Diz”, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gil
Mike Chalmers member page on All About Jazz
All About Jazz / Posted 17 days ago
The first jazz record I bought was “Bird and Diz”, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins, Foxhole Cafe, Philadelphia 1977. I met Stephane Grappelli in a pharmacy in Edinburgh. What a gentleman....”It... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Jo Lorraine Parker Ward Dies May 25Hospital on May 25. She was 84. Born October 26, 1931, in Southampton County,
Jo Lorraine Parker Ward Dies May 25
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 18 days ago
Hospital on May 25. She was 84. Born October 26, 1931, in Southampton County, Virginia, she was the daughter of Charlie Parker and Helen Davis Parker Fields, both of whom predeceased her, and a native member of the Nottoway Indian... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Clydesdales prepare for Redcliffe challengean improved effort over the past month. The boys will keep trying.” Colts squa
Clydesdales prepare for Redcliffe challenge
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
an improved effort over the past month. The boys will keep trying.” Colts squad Toowoomba Clydesdales 1 Tom Landers, 2 Charlie Parker, 3 Kyle Wagner, 4 Jazz Namana, 5 Hayden Packer, 6 Keith McKenzie, 7 Liam Jocumsen, 8 Isaac Laird, 9 Nathan... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Angel City Jazz fest lineup includes Pharoah Sanders, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Ornette Coleman's 'Skies of America' tributeSpirit House with drummer Brian Blade and alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa,
Angel City Jazz fest lineup includes Pharoah Sanders, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Ornette Coleman's 'Skies of America' tribute
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 days ago
Spirit House with drummer Brian Blade and alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, whose band will perform from his lauded Charlie Parker-inspired 2015 album “Bird Calls.” The festival began in 2008 in a collaboration with Angel City Arts and the... Read more
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Christian Today
Voting in a post-truth referendumthat our commitment to truth and honesty comes ahead of our commitment to any p
Voting in a post-truth referendum
Christian Today / Posted 22 days ago
that our commitment to truth and honesty comes ahead of our commitment to any political cause we choose to pursue. Charlie Parker is a member of christiansontheleft.org.uk and is the director of a London-based investment management company.... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
June brings Castro Theatre attractionsfan Clint Eastwood creates a flawed but significant modern classic from the tor
June brings Castro Theatre attractions
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 22 days ago
fan Clint Eastwood creates a flawed but significant modern classic from the tortured life and career of sax great Charlie Parker. Bird is a tad long, but it's a sincere attempt to memorialize a life marked by high art and bad habits, with... Read more
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examiner.com
The bleeding edge: another week of options for the adventurousa period that included the recording of Junk Genius, an album that took many of
The bleeding edge: another week of options for the adventurous
examiner.com / Posted 24 days ago
a period that included the recording of Junk Genius, an album that took many of the “classic” bebop tunes of Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie and refracted them through thoroughly contemporary lenses. General admission will be $10... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
SAMANTHA FISHa while,” she said. “The blues gap was bridged when I heard north Mississippi b
SAMANTHA FISH
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
a while,” she said. “The blues gap was bridged when I heard north Mississippi blues, Delta blues. I heard Skip James and Charlie Parker. The John Spencer Blues Explosion was a big influence too. It was all very raw and focused on grooves.” Fish... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Clydesdales hope history doesn’t repeat against Northsweekend. Game Day FOGS Cup Colts Challenge Toowoomba v Norths.. Sunday, 2pm
Clydesdales hope history doesn’t repeat against Norths
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
weekend. Game Day FOGS Cup Colts Challenge Toowoomba v Norths.. Sunday, 2pm at Gold Park CLYDESDALES: 1 Tom Landers, 2 Charlie Parker, 14 Wade Austin, 4 Kyle Wagner, 5 Kurtis Shayler, 6 Keith McKenzie, 7 Liam Jocumsen, 8 Todd White, 9 Nathan... Read more
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Style Weekly
Music in the Garden: Harry Wilson Quartet and Gull at the ValentineNowadays he and his talented quartet improvise through jazz standards from the
Music in the Garden: Harry Wilson Quartet and Gull at the Valentine
Style Weekly / Posted a month ago
Nowadays he and his talented quartet improvise through jazz standards from the likes of Wayne Shorter, Horace Silver and Charlie Parker. Hearing the interplay between Wilson and pianist Steve Rabson will be quite the treat for the uninitiated.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Wayne Shorter: The gentle art of intertwining life and artdream-queen or anything like that. I knew that was going to be a solo adventure
Wayne Shorter: The gentle art of intertwining life and art
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a month ago
dream-queen or anything like that. I knew that was going to be a solo adventure." He listened widely, and at 15 discovered Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie. He loved jazz's interactivity and soul-baring, and remembers Art Blakey... Read more
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The Age
Wayne Shorter: The gentle art of intertwining life and artdream-queen or anything like that. I knew that was going to be a solo adventure
Wayne Shorter: The gentle art of intertwining life and art
The Age / Posted 1 months ago
dream-queen or anything like that. I knew that was going to be a solo adventure." He listened widely, and at 15 discovered Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie. He loved jazz's interactivity and soul-baring, and remembers Art Blakey... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Lost in Time: The Forgotten Bill Evans Trio Albumon “Baubles, Bangles & Beads.” A masterful solo piano version of “Lover Man” ha
Lost in Time: The Forgotten Bill Evans Trio Album
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 1 months ago
on “Baubles, Bangles & Beads.” A masterful solo piano version of “Lover Man” has little in common with the gut-wrenching Charlie Parker rendition that may have kept such an album from the market, nor is Some Other Time plagued by the shoddy... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Lost in Time: The Forgotten Bill Evans Trio LPon “Baubles, Bangles & Beads.” A masterful solo piano version of “Lover Man” ha
Lost in Time: The Forgotten Bill Evans Trio LP
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 1 months ago
on “Baubles, Bangles & Beads.” A masterful solo piano version of “Lover Man” has little in common with the gut-wrenching Charlie Parker rendition that may have kept such an album from the market, nor is Some Other Time plagued by the shoddy... Read more
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The News & Observer
5 midcentury moderns in Raleigh with a hopeful futurewe have a quintet of little architectural gems designed during the birth of the
5 midcentury moderns in Raleigh with a hopeful future
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
we have a quintet of little architectural gems designed during the birth of the cool – when Stan Getz, Miles Davis and Charlie Parker were re-inventing music, when icy gin martinis ruled at the bar and when glass, aluminum and stainless steel... Read more
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All About Jazz
Jon Miller member page on All About JazzThe first two pieces of jazz vinyl I bought (in 1980's!): 1) “Charlie Parker wi
Jon Miller member page on All About Jazz
All About Jazz / Posted 1 months ago
The first two pieces of jazz vinyl I bought (in 1980's!): 1) “Charlie Parker with Miles Davis” and 2) Miles Davis “Water Babies.” The biggest impression I had from both these very different albums was feeling such a grown-up absence of clingy... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Clydesdales colts chase return to winner’s listIpswich team to take on the Clydesdales under 20s. Team list Toowoomba Clydes
Clydesdales colts chase return to winner’s list
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
Ipswich team to take on the Clydesdales under 20s. Team list Toowoomba Clydesdales U20s v Ipswich Jets 1 Tom Landers, 2 Charlie Parker, 3 Gak Riec, 4 Kyle Wagner, 5 Kurtis Shayler, 6 Keith McKenzie, 7 Liam Jocumsen, 8 Todd White, 9 Nathan... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT, Virginia Tech playhouses add philanthropic contest to Battle at Bristolproject was an opportunity for students to practice scheduling construction tim
UT, Virginia Tech playhouses add philanthropic contest to Battle at Bristol
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
project was an opportunity for students to practice scheduling construction time and to manage supplies needed, said Charlie Parker, director of construction science for UT. Construction science started as a pilot program in 2010 and has... Read more

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