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Indy Jazz Fest plans centennial salutes to Ella, Dizzy – Indianapolis Star

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Indianapolis StarIndy Jazz Fest plans centennial salutes to Ella, DizzyIndianapolis StarAugust shows: Bruno Mars, Green Day lead month in live music. New to the event is a slogan of ““Hip Then, Hip Now.” The phrase “highlights the connection between the forefathers of jazz, today's jazz innovators and the up-and-comers,” festival director …
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David Lyttle is taking jazz back to America – Irish Examiner

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Irish ExaminerDavid Lyttle is taking jazz back to AmericaIrish ExaminerJAZZ music is the most uniquely American of art forms, but it's increasingly easy to avoid it there. It is played in specialist clubs, on low-budget niche radio stations. While its sound still pervades mainstream music through hiphop, the thing itself …
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Keyboard Magazine lauds Bakersfield-bred jazz poet Dennis Hamm – The Bakersfield Californian

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The Bakersfield CalifornianKeyboard Magazine lauds Bakersfield-bred jazz poet Dennis HammThe Bakersfield CalifornianKeyboard phenom Dennis Hamm's advice to young musicians now coming up: "You have every piece of music ever written and recorded at your fingertips, in your pocket, on your smart phone, and thousands of hours of free tutorials and music lessons.
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Pensacola's Crystal Joy once made Thelonious Monk dance to her music – Pensacola News Journal

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Pensacola News JournalPensacola's Crystal Joy once made Thelonious Monk dance to her musicPensacola News JournalThe Pensacola jazz performer, now 83, has stories of all the greats. Stories of legendary people, legendary times and legendary music. But the Pensacola Jazz Society board member and Pensacola Jazz Fest musical director doesn't have a lot of photos of …
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Summer music program celebrates 20 years – Traverse City Record Eagle

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Traverse City Record EagleSummer music program celebrates 20 yearsTraverse City Record EagleThe casual, come-as-you-are gatherings are celebrating their 20th summer at the church, where as many as 400 visitors settle in to listen to jokes, hear a brief message and sing along to dixieland-style jazz music by the Back Room Gang. “We always open …
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Sibusile Xaba: Open Letter to Adoniah review – unworldly and haunting jazz – The Guardian

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The GuardianSibusile Xaba: Open Letter to Adoniah review – unworldly and haunting jazzThe GuardianSouth African jazz has a distinguished history that includes giants such as Hugh Masekela and Abdullah Ibrahim, and lesser-known talents such as guitarist Philip Tabane, whose minimalist style is a major influence on this double-CD debut. Like Tabane …
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Kamasi Washington joins Bob Weir for Jerry Garcia bash, and more jazz picks this week – The Know

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The KnowKamasi Washington joins Bob Weir for Jerry Garcia bash, and more jazz picks this weekThe KnowLos Bohemios (City Park, July 23): Fronted by local guitarist and singer Ricardo Pena, the ensemble Los Bohemios successfully plays numerous styles of Latin music, from jazz to mariachi. The group stands out for their dedication to acoustic instruments …
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