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2014/04/15 20:37
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Akil Nadir was the Philosopher King, the straight-ahead MC known for his battle rhymes and sophisticated bravado. To his friends, he was Claude Lumpkin, an educator and father who let his heart speak...
2014/04/15 20:37
2014/04/15 20:37
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2014/04/15 15:46
2014/04/15 15:46
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LAS VEGAS - A viewer says traffic along Tropicana Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard is a nightmare with numerous traffic lights. The viewer says one of the worst lights, Tropicana at Wilbur Street,...
2014/04/15 15:01
2014/04/15 15:01
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Interview with a Poet—Kate Middleton Verity Russo April 16 This year, we explore poetry with some of Meanjin’s contributing poets. Our third interview in this series is with Kate Middleton. Her poem...
2014/04/15 13:49
2014/04/15 13:49
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Review: 12 Points day three The final day of the jazz festival sees six acts stretch their abilities and their musical definitions Date Reviewed: April 9th, 2014 One of the main frustrations of...
2014/04/15 02:09
2014/04/15 02:09
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... an interesting play," he says of the compelling brother/sister relationship monologues, which reveal how we can create our own versions of a truth in our minds. However, as Jackson - now...
2014/04/14 08:04
2014/04/14 08:04
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On the heels of a wave of athletic successes for University of Wisconsin-Madison teams, the atmosphere was charged for a show by the Wisconsin Varsity Band, the sit-down, concert version of the fabled...
2014/04/14 02:11
2014/04/14 02:11
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WHITELAND, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana high school is one of 15 elite bands that will compete for top honors in a jazz competition at New York's Lincoln Center. The 16-member group from Whiteland...
2014/04/13 04:54
2014/04/13 04:54
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Sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Somers Library. April is Jazz Appreciation month and we will be celebrating at the Somers Library with a concert by local musician, composer and bassist, David...
2014/04/12 14:47
2014/04/12 14:47
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Steve Backer, whose credit, in various capacities, graces hundreds of jazz albums, died April 10 in Englewood, N.J. The cause of death was pneumonia. Backer was 76. During his four-plus decades as a...
2014/04/12 14:15
2014/04/12 14:15
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HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - A coastal resort in Hampton for African Americans throughout the South is being recognized with a Virginia historical marker. Approved by the Virginia Department of Historic...
2014/04/12 00:48
2014/04/12 00:48
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... Willow” Duke Ellington ORCHESTRA At Fargo, 1940 (Storyville. 2011) Jimmy Blanton, bass/Sonny Greer, drums OK, so maybe these two aren’t flying under anyone’s radar, but the Fargo concert...
2014/04/11 22:47
2014/04/11 22:47
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Jazz is synonymous [with] all the negative connections and social inequities that exist in a racially oriented society,” wrote Max Roach at the beginning of a polemic essay titled “I Hate Jazz.” The...
2014/04/11 07:51
2014/04/11 07:51
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Humber Studio Jazz Ensemble: Another Parallel Reality (2014) KARL ACKERMANN, Published: April 11, 2014 The pundits who regularly question the vital signs of jazz would be well served to turn their...
2014/04/11 06:43
2014/04/11 06:43
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Steve Israel: Our readers have wide, wonderful musical taste Print this ArticleEmail this Article "The march king extraordinaire" belongs up on the musical Mount Rushmore, says James Neuberger of...
2014/04/10 17:18
2014/04/10 17:18
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For those looking to enjoy a night of jazz, the Shepherd University Ensembles, Lab Band and Jazz Combos will perform at 8 p.m. April 15 at the Frank Center theater. The Jazz Ensembles and Lab Band...
2014/04/10 12:53
2014/04/10 12:53
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Jones, who studied with composers Nadia Boulanger and Olivier Messiaen in Paris in 1957, would become one of the top film composers in Hollywood by the 1960s. In 1968 he became the first African...
2014/04/10 08:58
2014/04/10 08:58
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The annual Spring Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 12, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Andover High School cafeteria on Shawsheen Road. Kids will enjoy games, prizes, pictures with the Spring Bunny and...
2014/04/09 23:43
2014/04/09 23:43
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Jazz guitarist Samuel Miltich said he has always loved acoustic string music. “As a young person, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin were two of my favorite musicians, but the music I was surrounded...
2014/04/09 18:51
2014/04/09 18:51
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They call him “The Hammer,” but veteran jazz drummer Jeff Hamilton is more versatile than that. And nicer. The artist in residence for next week�s annual Jazz Spectacular at MSU is more of a...
2014/04/08 18:36
2014/04/08 18:36
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Steve Gottlieb didn't always intend to take pictures of toilets. Before he became a photographer, Gottlieb was a corporate lawyer. Soon, though, photography called. The job runs in the family:...
2014/04/15 20:37
2014/04/15 20:37
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