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Gil Evans Centennial Celebration, a Moment in Music History

The fabulous Gil Evans Orchestra led by Miles Evans, Gil's son, featuring world-class jazz artists who were long-term members performing Evans' arrangements: from Hendrix and Jaco to the Classics!

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Django Reinhardt Festival Returns to Birdland | June 19-24

The annual Django Reinhardt NY Festival now is semi-annual, June and November, due to public demand for this very popular event of HOT JAZZ.  The Festival is produced by Pat Philips & Ettore Stratta.

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Instrumental Jazz Fusion at the Lazy Dog with Snarky Puppy

Snarky Puppy is spending an unprecedented 3 consecutive months on the road this winter and spring supporting their brand new DVD/CD "Ground Up", released officially on February 28th through their own recently-launched record label, GroundUP Music (a sublabel of Ropeadope Records).

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Papa Grows Funk @ JAZZFEST This Weekend & New CD

Papa Grows Funk recently released their their new album Needle In The Groove on Funky Krewe Records and for the 12th consecutive year, the group of all-star musician will perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
 

Just Announced: Victor Wooten Band @ Boulder Theater | 7/12/12

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Victor Wooten Band with Special Guest at the Boulder Theater on Thursday, July 12th, 2012.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 27th at 10:00am for $23.00 advance & $27.00 the day of the show. Victor has been touring with his own band since 1997 in various forms and formats all over the globe.

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Preservation Hall Announces Jazz Fest and Summer Line-Up

Preservation Hall Jazz Band is excited to announce their upcoming summer tour dates.

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Just Announced: Esperanza Spalding @ Boulder Theater 09.25.12

2 Entertainment is proud to present Grammy winner, Esperanza Spalding’s Radio Music Society tour at the Boulder Theater on Tuesday September 25th, 2012.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 20th at 10:00am for $40.00 general admission & reserved balcony, $65 reserved & $75 gold circle.

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Concord Records Jazz Classics Announced, Including Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk & Bill Evans

Concord Music Group will release three new titles in its Original Jazz Classics Remasters series on May 15, 2012. Enhanced with 24-bit remastering by Joe Tarantino, bonus tracks on each release (some previously unissued), and new liner notes to provide historical context to the originally released material, the series showcases pivotal recordings of the past several decades by artists whose influence on the jazz tradition continues to reverberate among jazz musicians and audiences well into the 21st century.
 

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Sonny Fortune Tribute at TRIBECA Performing Arts Center

Every year since 1974 Highlights In Jazz has honored a living jazz musician for their 'matchless musical achievements'.

Previous honorees have included Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, Frank Wess, Roy Haynes, Maxine Sullivan, Hank Jones and Dr. Billy Taylor to name a few.

This years honoree is the saxophone master Sonny Fortune.

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