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2014/09/18 06:09
2014/09/18 06:09
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Imagine you’re a student living in Ann Arbor in the 1930s. You and your friends have finished all your schoolwork and don’t have much going on this evening. What do you do? Well, you could listen to...
2014/09/18 06:09
2014/09/18 06:09
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2014/09/17 22:24
2014/09/17 22:24
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EL CERRITO -- Chris Strachwitz, the longtime kingpin of Down Home Music and Arhoolie Records on the Richmond-El Cerrito border on San Pablo Avenue, is getting his story told in "This Ain't No Mouse...
2014/09/17 20:57
2014/09/17 20:57
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THEA crops up in crosswords occasionally. In an easy puzzle, it’ll be clued as “Ellington’s ‘Take ___ Train’.” Or “Mr. T’s ‘___ Team’.” In more challenging grids, THEA’s clues include “Actress Gill,”...
2014/09/17 12:57
2014/09/17 12:57
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You'd expect a conversation with Mulatu Astake to be about music. He is, after all, the father of a musical genre: Ethio-jazz. But when he talks about the art form, he tends to focus on its scientific...
2014/09/16 18:03
2014/09/16 18:03
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When I first get on the phone with saxophonist Charles Lloyd, I read a short quotation to him, a gemlike statement he had made in another interview: "This is a music of freedom and wonder. Boundaries...
2014/09/16 13:43
2014/09/16 13:43
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LEGENDARY rock band the Moody Blues will play the Royal Concert Hall on June 17 as part of their Timeless Flight 2015 Tour. The band – who still feature three original members, Justin Hayward, John...
2014/09/16 07:35
2014/09/16 07:35
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Even the most implacable of bebop purists, fastidiously queasy about any departures from Charlie Parker, had a sneaking admiration for the Crusaders – the American jazz-funk pioneers who, in their...
2014/09/16 01:19
2014/09/16 01:19
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Jason Moran says of Fats Waller: “He needed to talk about depression — personal depression. He needed to talk about love, or loss, or trying to find love again. (Clay Patrick McBride) “Any time I get...
2014/09/16 00:20
2014/09/16 00:20
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Musician, artist, designer, photographer, video historian — it’s hard to define Bill Spilka. The tall 84-year-old Valencia resident who sports a bald head and a trademark white handlebar mustache has...
2014/09/15 19:47
2014/09/15 19:47
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Rep. John Conyers, Jr., (D-MI) will serve as the honorary host of the Annual Legislative Conference Jazz Issue Forum and Concert. The events will take place during the CBCF’s 44th ALC, September 24...
2014/09/15 16:26
2014/09/15 16:26
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Keepin’ On: Alan Hicks documents the special bond between jazz legend Clark Terry and blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin The image is haunting and indelible: a pair of hands outstretched, searching...
2014/09/14 14:04
2014/09/14 14:04
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PHOTO 1: Octavio Más-Arocas conducted the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra in “Star-Spangled Celebration.” PHOTO 2: A gift souvenir is my daily reminder of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Warren Gerds...
2014/09/14 00:40
2014/09/14 00:40
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... Frank Torre, the World Series star who helped put little brother Joe on a path that led to the Hall of Fame, has died. He was 82. Torre played seven seasons in the majors with the Milwaukee Braves...
2014/09/13 07:53
2014/09/13 07:53
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Winners Huntington: Echo Lake Foods announces it will invest nearly $20 million and add up to 100 jobs. The company produces frozen breakfast foods there. And Huntington Aluminum Inc. announced it...
2014/09/12 20:04
2014/09/12 20:04
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Rock legend Keith Richards already counts grandfathers as fans -- now 70, he's hoping to win over grandkids with his first children's book, Gus & Me (Little, Brown), an unexpected follow-up to his...
2014/09/12 19:24
2014/09/12 19:24
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The Oakland Jazz Choir has been an East Bay Area institution for more than 20 years and is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at Red Bluff's State Theatre, 333 Oak St. The group has...
2014/09/11 22:20
2014/09/11 22:20
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FILE - This June 1968 file photo shows big band leader Duke Ellington. Ellington’s grandson is urging New York’s highest court to reinstate his lawsuit against publisher EMI seeking half the foreign...
2014/09/11 16:36
2014/09/11 16:36
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Georgetown Piano Bar never intended to be a potential rival of Georgetown's Mr. Smith's, which has long been known for its singalong piano nights. It was supposed to be its savior. When word got...
2014/09/11 13:09
2014/09/11 13:09
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Handy had a long and successful career in music but he never forgot his background, once telling a group of New York children on a school visit: "Life is something like this trumpet. If you don't put...
2014/09/11 07:08
2014/09/11 07:08
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NY starts program to inspect rafting, tubing busesNY starts program to inspect rafting, tubing buses The state Department of Transportation has begun a program to inspect buses that carry customers...
2014/09/18 06:09
2014/09/18 06:09
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