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JazzTimes Magazine
The Creative Imperative and FONT Music - By Dave Douglas — Jazz ArticlesTo talk about FONT Music (which is how it’s become known) I have to talk about
The Creative Imperative and FONT Music - By Dave Douglas — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 15 hours ago
To talk about FONT Music (which is how it’s become known) I have to talk about the creative imperative—it’s the driving force behind what we do at FONT Music. And my experiences learning jazz are a big part of learning about music in general,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Thad Jones: 50 years of big band jazz in present tenseThad Jones was stuck in neutral at the start of 1966. A few months shy of his 4
Thad Jones: 50 years of big band jazz in present tense
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Thad Jones was stuck in neutral at the start of 1966. A few months shy of his 43rd birthday, the Pontiac-born trumpeter was toiling in the CBS studios and freelancing around New York. He had recently left the cozy nest of the Count Basie band, where... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Student union anti-banning society threatened with banHe added: "I think the Speakeasy/Free Speech Society is self-important and ill-
Student union anti-banning society threatened with ban
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
He added: "I think the Speakeasy/Free Speech Society is self-important and ill-informed." However, the free speech society have said they will fight to stay open. Speakeasy outreach officer Connor Naylor told spiked: "We first heard about the... Read more
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New America Media
Pets Can Boost Health of LGBT SeniorsPhoto:Rebecca Lockhart shares a moment with Ernie at the Muttville senior dog m
Pets Can Boost Health of LGBT Seniors
New America Media / Posted 5 days ago
Photo:Rebecca Lockhart shares a moment with Ernie at the Muttville senior dog meet-up that is organized by Openhouse. (Kelly Sullivan/B.A.R.) SAN FRANCISCO--Up to five times a day Gary Allen can be found walking his dog, Mickey, around his San... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2016 Education programmingSwing University, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s higher education program, features t
Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2016 Education programming
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
Swing University, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s higher education program, features two new specialized classes. Early jazz scholar Rob Vrabe will lead the class on big band pioneer Fletcher Henderson. Drummer and Max Roach scholar Jerome Jennings will... Read more
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Yahoo News
Cam Newton poised to take superstar stranglehold of NFL SAN JOSE, Calif. – Peyton Manning looked around and smiled Monday night, the
Cam Newton poised to take superstar stranglehold of NFL
Yahoo News / Posted 6 days ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Peyton Manning looked around and smiled Monday night, the first major media gathering of Super Bowl 50 week. He cracked jokes and talked about doing this week right. About... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Cam Newton poised to take superstar stranglehold of NFLSAN JOSE, Calif. – Peyton Manning looked around and smiled Monday night, the fi
Cam Newton poised to take superstar stranglehold of NFL
Yahoo Sports / Posted 7 days ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Peyton Manning looked around and smiled Monday night, the first major media gathering of Super Bowl 50 week. He cracked jokes and talked about doing this week right. About how he'd spend a little more time letting the moment in,... Read more
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Black Press USA
7 Meaningful Black History Month Trips [YAHOO] During February, the United States and Canada celebrate Black Histor
7 Meaningful Black History Month Trips
Black Press USA / Posted 7 days ago
[YAHOO] During February, the United States and Canada celebrate Black History Month. Officially adopted in 1976, this month of observance is a time to pay tribute to the contributions made by... Read more
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iol.co.za
CTIJF organiser names espYoungLegendsCape Town– espAfrika, the organiser of the Cape Town International Jazz Festiva
CTIJF organiser names espYoungLegends
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Cape Town– espAfrika, the organiser of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) has announced the shortlisted entries from their espYoungLegends competition. Launched in December 2015, the competition, is a brand new initiative from... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bercow enters row over blocked ‘register to vote’ stunt at Big BenCommons Speaker John Bercow today stepped into the row over Westminster council
Bercow enters row over blocked ‘register to vote’ stunt at Big Ben
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Commons Speaker John Bercow today stepped into the row over Westminster council blocking a move to get young people to register to vote in elections. He wrote to the town hall’s chief executive Charlie Parker after reports that it was refusing to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Walking with Kansas history, one stamp at a timeFor less than a buck, Kansans can hold slices of the sweeping arc of Kansas his
Walking with Kansas history, one stamp at a time
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
For less than a buck, Kansans can hold slices of the sweeping arc of Kansas history in their hands. Iconic events, people and issues shaping the Sunflower State’s heritage are documented on tiny blocks of paper with colorful art on the front and a... Read more
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Philly.com
'Schoolhouse Rock!' composer Bob Dorough, 92, brings his hipster bebop to South"I guess you'd say I'm an entertainer in the jazz mode, and even when I sing a
'Schoolhouse Rock!' composer Bob Dorough, 92, brings his hipster bebop to South
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
"I guess you'd say I'm an entertainer in the jazz mode, and even when I sing a love song, I still try to put some kind of joy, emotion, and playfulness into it," Dorough said last week from his home in the Delaware Water Gap region. "Schoolhouse... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Clapton on the road Ilford manager Allan Fenn shouts instructions during his side's previous meet
Clapton on the road
Newham Recorder / Posted 12 days ago
Ilford manager Allan Fenn shouts instructions during his side's previous meeting with Clapton (pic: George Phillipou/TGSPHOTO) Michael Walther’s team face Ilford while London Bari host Enfield this weekend Clapton manager... Read more
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Evening Standard
LSE students: We don't want to live in a university safe-space bubbleCharlie Parker is talking about a recent debate at the LSE student union. “A wo
LSE students: We don't want to live in a university safe-space bubble
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
Charlie Parker is talking about a recent debate at the LSE student union. “A woman asked the union officers if they would ban something like a colour if it offended students and the welfare executive said yes,” says Parker, 21, a second-year... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Big wins for Barking, Ilford Barking matchwinner Lamar Reynolds goes close with a lob against Enfield (pic
Big wins for Barking, Ilford
Newham Recorder / Posted 16 days ago
Barking matchwinner Lamar Reynolds goes close with a lob against Enfield (pic: Terry Gilbert) Essex Senior League: Enfield 0 Barking 1 Barking's Ben Bradbury gets in a cross against Enfield (pic: Terry... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Big wins for Barking, Ilford Barking matchwinner Lamar Reynolds goes close with a lob against Enfield (pic
Big wins for Barking, Ilford
Ilford Recorder / Posted 16 days ago
Barking matchwinner Lamar Reynolds goes close with a lob against Enfield (pic: Terry Gilbert) Essex Senior League: Enfield 0 Barking 1 Barking's Ben Bradbury gets in a cross against Enfield (pic: Terry... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Music Picks Jan. 21-27Chill Harris, Illenium DJ-producer Corey Baker performed under the name Kill P
Music Picks Jan. 21-27
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
Chill Harris, Illenium DJ-producer Corey Baker performed under the name Kill Paris until the extremist attacks of last November necessitated a compassionate name change to Chill Harris. The glitch maestro continues to be billed as KP while he... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Ward 3 Without Cold-Weather Shelter for MenAs temperatures begin to consistently plummet below freezing, Ward 3 is without
Ward 3 Without Cold-Weather Shelter for Men
Washington City Paper / Posted 21 days ago
As temperatures begin to consistently plummet below freezing, Ward 3 is without a cold-weather shelter for homeless men. St. Luke’s Mission Center, located at 3655 Calvert St. NW, is no longer operating the 40-bed hypothermia shelter it had hosted... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Richard ScottHe was a former company sales representative for Western Auto and had owned and
Richard Scott
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 25 days ago
He was a former company sales representative for Western Auto and had owned and operated Western Auto and True Value Hardware Stores in East Palestine. After moving to Marysville, Richard became an active member of the First Presbyterian Church and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
New 'Trojans,' 'Magic Flute' top Lyric Opera schedule for 2016-17The earnest efforts of general director Anthony Freud and music director Andrew
New 'Trojans,' 'Magic Flute' top Lyric Opera schedule for 2016-17
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
The earnest efforts of general director Anthony Freud and music director Andrew Davis to make Lyric Opera of Chicago a leader rather than a follower among the leading American opera companies continue apace. That much is clear from the company's... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Pets can boost health
of LGBT seniorsUp to five times a day Gary Allen can be found walking his dog, Mickey, around
Pets can boost health
of LGBT seniors
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
Up to five times a day Gary Allen can be found walking his dog, Mickey, around his San Francisco neighborhood. Allen, 63, adopted the Jack Russell terrier in July from Muttville, a dog rescue agency for senior canines. Mickey is more than 17 years... Read more
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Vail Daily
Plays well with othersGYPSUM — Go ahead and make a note on Charlie Madison’s report card, “.” The Ea
Plays well with others
Vail Daily / Posted 26 days ago
GYPSUM — Go ahead and make a note on Charlie Madison’s report card, “.” The Eagle Valley High School junior was one of only two guitarists in the state selected to Colorado’s All State Jazz Band. He also plays percussion,... Read more
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Philly.com
Unsung local jazz hero Jymie Merritt gets well-deserved spotlight on NPR and at WCL"The Music of Jymie Merritt and the Forerunners," presented by WXPN, WRTI, and
Unsung local jazz hero Jymie Merritt gets well-deserved spotlight on NPR and at WCL
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
"The Music of Jymie Merritt and the Forerunners," presented by WXPN, WRTI, and the Philadelphia Jazz Project, will also be recorded for a forthcoming edition of NPR's Jazz Night in America, hosted by Philly-born jazz bassist Christian McBride. Asked... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
In praise of imperfectionCricketers carry the baggage of having to be noble. But just how do you define
In praise of imperfection
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 27 days ago
Cricketers carry the baggage of having to be noble. But just how do you define nobility? The Oval, 1964: Fred Titmus hits a six as Wally Grout, who let him off in the first Test, looks on "You don't look like me in this world without being firm... Read more
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The Pitch
Jay McShann Centennial Birthday Bash, at the Gem TheaterJazz legend Jay McShann led the last of the great big bands out of Kansas City
Jay McShann Centennial Birthday Bash, at the Gem Theater
The Pitch / Posted 27 days ago
Jazz legend Jay McShann led the last of the great big bands out of Kansas City in the 1940s, a group that featured a young alto saxophonist named Charlie Parker. Meanwhile, his jumping, blues-based swing came to define Kansas City jazz. January 12,... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Jazz Community: Critics’ Picks: Top 50 CDsEditorial excerpts and original blurbs by Philip Booth, Shaun Brady, Nate Chine
Jazz Community: Critics’ Picks: Top 50 CDs
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 28 days ago
Editorial excerpts and original blurbs by Philip Booth, Shaun Brady, Nate Chinen, Steve Greenlee, Evan Haga, Aidan Levy, Matt R. Lohr, Christopher Loudon, John Murph, Britt Robson and Mike Shanley. 1. Kamasi WashingtonThe Epic (Brainfeeder) If... Read more
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The Temple News
New stomping grounds for jazzJim Hamilton’s new Germantown studio is at the forefront of a movement in jazz.
New stomping grounds for jazz
The Temple News / Posted 28 days ago
Jim Hamilton’s new Germantown studio is at the forefront of a movement in jazz. Philadelphia native and musician Jim Hamilton had no way of knowing the car repair shop down the street from his Germantown home would later become his state-of-the-art... Read more
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The Oklahoman
The Criterion sets grand opening and reveals first headlinerTulsa's Ben Rector will headline the first concert at The Criterion. [Photo pro
The Criterion sets grand opening and reveals first headliner
The Oklahoman / Posted 28 days ago
Tulsa's Ben Rector will headline the first concert at The Criterion. [Photo provided by Clark Brewer] Owners of the new Oklahoma City music venue revealed Monday the inaugural show will feature headliner and Tulsa native Ben Rector. The concert... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
An insider's look behind the making of David Bowie's secretive 'Blackstar' albumTony Visconti was trying to get off the phone. "I have to go in few minutes," t
An insider's look behind the making of David Bowie's secretive 'Blackstar' album
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
Tony Visconti was trying to get off the phone. "I have to go in few minutes," the producer said, speaking from New York. "We have 10 hours of rehearsal today. I'm playing bass. We're doing 'The Man Who Sold the World.' That album was never played... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Yellowstone Public Radio January 8, 2016 This Week on , Jan. 10-16: Sunday — 7 p.m.: From the Salzbu
Yellowstone Public Radio
Havre Daily News / Posted a month ago
January 8, 2016 This Week on , Jan. 10-16: Sunday — 7 p.m.: From the Salzburg Festival, the Mozarteum Orchestra performs Massenet’s “other opera,” “Werther,” on “World of Opera.” Monday — 2 p.m.:... Read more

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