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Just Announced: Soul Rebels Brass Band at Fox Theatre | 3|23|12

Submitted by Fox Theater on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 3:57 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Soul Rebels Brass Band at the Fox Theatre on Friday, March 23rd.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10th for $12.00 in advance and $15.00 day of show. The Soul Rebels formed when Lumar LeBlanc and Derrick Moss, originally members of New Orleans’ iconic Dejean’s Young Olympia Brass Band, decided they wanted to play the new, exciting music they were hearing on the radio while respecting the tradition the

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Just Announced: Bill Frisell Explores the Music of John Lennon at Boulder Theater

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 2:58 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present All We Are Saying:  Bill Frisell Explores the Music of John Lennon at the Boulder Theater on Friday, June 23rd, 2012.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10th at 10:00am for $20.00 general admission, $30 reserved & $40 gold circle.All We Are Saying has long been in the works - one could say as far back as the first time Bill heard the Beatles at the age of 13.

Chick Corea in Concert with Joe Chambers at 30th UNCW Jazz Fest.

Submitted by Eigo on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 9:02 am

A National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, 16-time Grammy winner, prolific composer and undisputed keyboard virtuoso, Chick Corea has attained living legend status after four decades of unparalleled creativity and artistic output. Corea is regarded as one of the most prolific composers and recording artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem February 2012 Schedule

Submitted by National Jazz Museum on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 12:15 pm

For the month of February, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem continues to offer a wide range of top quality free programming and affordable concerts from jazz’s most celebrated musicians, educators and historians. For Harlem Speaks, our flagship public program of oral histories, we have the acclaimed saxophonist Jaleel Shaw and renowned arranger, producer and trumpet player Don Sickler. Jazz for Curious Listeners and our Saturday panel this month are dedicated to the pioneering jazz producer and civil rights advocate Norman G

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Colin Stetson Premieres Dominates 2011 Best Of Lists

Submitted by Tell All Your … on Wed, 01/11/2012 - 12:13 pm

Colin Stetson is a horn player of uncommon strength, skill and genre-defying creativity. He composes and performs otherworldly songs that combine a mastery of circular breathing technique with percussive valve-work and reed vocalisations, making a polyphonic solo music that combines influences as diverse as Bach, early metal, American pre-war Gospel, and the explorations of Jimi Hendrix, Peter Brotzman and Albert Ayler.New History Warfare Vol.

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Stephane Wrembel Hosts Tribute to Django Reinhardt

Submitted by Madison House … on Wed, 01/04/2012 - 5:56 pm

French–born guitar virtuoso Stephane Wrembel - whose original theme song for Woody Allen’s smash hit Midnight in Paris is currently topping charts - today announces the 2012 Django A Go-Go Festival celebrating the life and music of fellow Frenchman and jazz guitar legend Django Reinhardt. The wildly popular event has been an annual New York City tradition since 2005, and this year goes on the road into neighboring markets including Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, Albany, D.C.

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Louis Armstrong House Museum Invitation For The Holidays

Submitted by Eigo on Wed, 12/21/2011 - 3:23 pm

The Louis Armstrong House Museum is offering special guided holiday tours beginning December 1 through December 30.  This holiday season Louis' homemade audio clips will include a rare at-home reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.Seasonal recordings will also feature: “Zat You Santa Claus” and Nat King Cole sing “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth” with an impromptu duet by Louis himself.In keeping with Louis and Lucille’s tradition,

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem January 2012 Schedule

Submitted by Eigo on Wed, 12/21/2011 - 12:48 pm

We kick off the year of 2012 with what’s now a tradition of the National Jazz Museum of Harlem: a month chock full of free events covering the entire scope of jazz as well as live performances in classy venues at a reasonable cost. For Harlem Speaks, our flagship public program of oral histories, we have two of the most celebrated and accomplished musicians on their respective instruments, guitarist Russell Malone and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon. Jazz for Curious Listeners and our Saturday panel this month will be led by Ricky Riccardi, whose recently published book has been a great success

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