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2015/07/07 06:39
2015/07/07 06:39
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Bennett, just weeks shy of his 89th birthday, and Gaga, 29, delivered 30 songs during their 100-minute non-stop show Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga perform together at the 49th Montreux Jazz Festival in...
2015/07/07 06:39
2015/07/07 06:39
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2015/07/03 23:48
2015/07/03 23:48
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Artie Shaw. The Mills Brothers. Duke Ellington. Those are the musicians these residents love. Years ago, when Claire and Denny Hartford started visiting nursing homes, they sometimes brought along...
2015/07/03 18:17
2015/07/03 18:17
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The scene: If summer is the height of America's grilling fascination, then the July Fourth weekend is its Mount Everest. Typically more than 150 million hot dogs are consumed in this country over the...
2015/07/02 23:17
2015/07/02 23:17
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He was born in 1925 in New York; his grandfather had been a conductor in Germany while his father was a violinist with the New York Philharmonic. Schuller began playing French horn as a teenager with...
2015/07/01 13:14
2015/07/01 13:14
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For Miamians, many things come to mind at the mention of Overtown. But what's often overlooked is the neighborhood’s rich history, a past when it was commonly referred to as the “Harlem of the South”...
2015/07/01 11:47
2015/07/01 11:47
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The opening of the twenty-fifth Academy Awards ceremony, the first to be televised. The ceremony, which took place on March 19, 1953, was introduced by Charles Brackett, co-author of the screenplays...
2015/07/01 04:37
2015/07/01 04:37
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The District agencies in charge of school modernization broke rules, spent money on the wrong projects, and couldn't account for millions in modernization spending, according to a new report from the...
2015/06/30 18:11
2015/06/30 18:11
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Abel has a bachelor’s degree in Music Education and master’s in Choral Conducting and Arranging from Northern Illinois University. He taught public school�music for 30 years, primarily in Sycamore...
2015/06/30 14:13
2015/06/30 14:13
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The morning after singer-guitarist Paulinho Garcia plays his last set at the Jazz Showcase on Sunday, he'll hop into his car and motor west. And for the first time in 36 years, Garcia will not be a...
2015/06/30 03:49
2015/06/30 03:49
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Santa Cruz >> A pillar of Watsonville, Elias Alonzo died Sunday at his home at the age of 86. Just days earlier on Friday, Santa Cruz County Supervisor Greg Caput declared June 26 Elias Alonzo Day...
2015/06/29 13:47
2015/06/29 13:47
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Terry Teachout, drama critic for The Wall Street Journal, playwright, librettist, and biographer, will add another title to his impressive list of accomplishments when he makes his directorial debut...
2015/06/28 16:04
2015/06/28 16:04
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The life and times of jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman was celebrated Saturday, June 27, at New York's Riverside Church in a three-and-a-half hour service that featured remembrances and...
2015/06/28 05:13
2015/06/28 05:13
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An ice cream social by the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Bell Choir will start about 6:30 p.m. preceding the concert. These summer concerts are provided, free of charge, by the City of Fort Dodge....
2015/06/27 22:37
2015/06/27 22:37
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REDMOND Dorothy Marie (Sparksman) Redmond, known by all as Miss Dorothy, 86, of Bellaire Ohio, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Country Club Retirement, Bellaire. She will be greatly missed by...
2015/06/27 07:58
2015/06/27 07:58
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Nine days after nine black churchgoers were slain in South Carolina, the Arkansas chapter of the National Association for Advancement of Colored People asked a local retailer to immediately stop...
2015/06/26 22:02
2015/06/26 22:02
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Maria Schneider's big band has remained together nearly 25 years, extending into the 21st century the orchestral jazz tradition exemplified by Duke Ellington and her mentor Gil Evans. "The Thompson...
2015/06/26 19:38
2015/06/26 19:38
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Dancing has been a treasured and long tradition in the Tri-Cities, and it will continue to be for new generations introduced to big band through Dancing on the Grand, the Wednesday night dances on the...
2015/06/26 10:14
2015/06/26 10:14
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Even if Miguel Zenon didn't command a formidable technique and excel in the immensely attractive music of his native Puerto Rico, he would lure listeners with the signature sound of his...
2015/06/25 20:17
2015/06/25 20:17
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HAMPTON — This weekend, Jennifer Hudson will be making her first appearance at the Hampton Jazz Festival, and Frankie Beverly and Maze will be making their 15th. Maze will tie Gladys Knight for the...
2015/06/25 18:42
2015/06/25 18:42
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Last week I was reflecting on the greatness of Lenny Breau and Dave Young on what is one of my all-time favourite records, Live At Bourbon St. This week I found myself exploring some other great duo...
2015/07/07 06:39
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