Count Basie

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Name: Count Basie
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

ZZ Top Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

ZZ Top has announced new dates for the U.S. tour that was postponed when bass guitarist Dusty Hill suffered a hip injury.The band's tour, which initially was scheduled to begin last week, will now get under way January 17, in San Antonio.Hill injured ... [Published 92.9 WLMI - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

​The timeless allure of swing dancing

Whether it's the infectious music or the joy of movement, dance moves from the 1930s and '40s are catching on with a new generation. CBS NewsWe just had to give summer one last whirl. Michelle Miller leads the way:Dancing under the stars can be enchanting, ... [Published CBS News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

JAZZ MATTERS: Chris Ingham’s weekly jazz round-up (September 26-October 3)

Chris Ingham previews the best jazz gigs in the east this week (September 26-October 3).Friday, September 26 – DENNIS ROLLINS VELOCITY TRIO: (Stoke By Nayland Country Club, 8pm, £18. Details: www.dovbear.co.uk/fleece) Magnificent trombone virtuoso leads ... [Published Bury Free Press - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Joining the ranks of legends

SINGAPORE'S "King of Swing", Jeremy Monteiro, has hit all the right notes over the last three decades to get to where he is; and he has notched up another high with his latest album, Jazz-Blues Brothers, coming out on the prestigious and iconic Verve ... [Published Business Times Singapore - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

JACK SIMPSON: Longing for musical accompaniment on memory lane

Hey, no question about it! I am getting old. I finally realized this even more just the other day when someone took my picture and showed me the results! You know what? I had a whole lot more wrinkles than I realized.But what really convinced me totally ... [Published Rockdale Citizen - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Bluenotes - 21st September 2014

Join us as we spin you our weekly collection of jazz music, sweeping across multiple sub-genres, comprising of both contemporary & classic compositions.--Quantic - TransatlanticThelonious Monk - Off MinorCharlie Parker - Groovin' HighSun Ra Arkestra meets ... [Published BFM 89.9 - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Coming up at Sturminster Newton Exchange

Friday 3rd October – Girls Only Jazz Orchestra (GOJO). Live at The Exchange for the first time. This 19 piece all-female band play classic songs from such ‘greats’ as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Woody Herman and Buddy Rich ... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Woman to Watch: Sharon Belle-Render

Sharon Belle-RenderSharon Belle-Render dreams of doing mission work in another country and being fluent in a foreign language.She has already had a taste of what this would be like.When the Utica native was pursuing her bachelor of arts degree in music ... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Six RBR VPA Students to Appear in The Sound of Music

Published: 10 September 2014PHOTO:  RBR VPA students who will appear in the Phoenix production of Roger & Hammerstein’s Sound of Music at the Count Basie Theatre. The show runs on September 12 through 14 and again on September 18 through 21.They are (left ... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Gerald Wilson | Jazz legend, 96

Gerald Wilson, 96, the dynamic jazz big band leader, composer and arranger whose career spanned more than 75 years, has died.Mr. Wilson's son, jazz guitarist Anthony Wilson, said his father died Monday at his Los Angeles home from pneumonia.The big-band ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

365 Series brings live jazz to the west side

RED BANK – The 3rd Annual Count Basie 365 Cultural Series is underway at the pocket park at the corner of Dr. James Parker Boulevard and Shrewsbury Avenue. The series will continue to present live jazz concerts from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. through Sept. 19.Count ... [Published Hub - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Sound of Music is Coming to the Count Basie Stage

Published: 02 September 2014PHOTO:  The hills are coming alive thanks to the sound of music from the Von Trapp family (Eliana Swartz, Gabrielle Cinque, Sarah Coleman, Jake Rallo, Carmen Gemallaro, Michael Friedman, and Leia LaRue) and Fraulein Maria (Lindsey ... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Sep 02 2014]

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ZZ Top Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates [Published 92.9 WLMI - 10 hours ago]
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​The timeless allure of swing dancing [Published CBS News - Sep 28 2014]
Bob Shryock: My temporary hearing loss was for ... [Published Somerset Reporter - Sep 28 2014]
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Joining the ranks of legends [Published Business Times Singapore - Sep 26 2014]
Jazz brothers [Published Asiaone - Sep 26 2014]
JACK SIMPSON: Longing for musical accompaniment... [Published Rockdale Citizen - Sep 25 2014]
Win Tickets to John Mellencamp's 2015 Tour! [Published Closer Weekly - Sep 25 2014]
Five of the best things to do in Hillingdon thi... [Published GetWestLondon - Sep 25 2014]
Elvis meets Jerry Lewis, Wayner talks of the Fr... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 24 2014]
The Bluenotes - 21st September 2014 [Published BFM 89.9 - Sep 24 2014]
Extra wait doesn’t hurt Bulldogs as they win th... [Published Atlanticville - Sep 23 2014]
Ushering in the Sounds of the Season [Published WNYC - Sep 23 2014]
All jazzed up [Published Taft Midway Driller - Sep 23 2014]
Coming up at Sturminster Newton Exchange [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - Sep 23 2014]
Woman to Watch: Sharon Belle-Render [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sep 23 2014]
Quincy Jones Discusses Clark Terry Doc ‘Keep On... [Published EURweb - Sep 23 2014]
NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Salutes the Other Jer... [Published Observer Tribune - Sep 21 2014]
Sinatra connected with audience at Sanderson [Published Brantford Expositor - Sep 20 2014]
Bon Jovi Concert Raises Over $200,000 for Parke... [Published Two River Times - Sep 19 2014]
Serzen’s influence continues with Jazz on the Hill [Published Durango Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Ball & Chain Opens Today: Pastelito Daiquiris a... [Published Miami New Times - Sep 18 2014]
Bring your dancing shoes [Published Hood County News - Sep 18 2014]
Robinson received rousing reception in visit ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 18 2014]
Jazz legend croons City Council in bid for pens... [Published New York Post - Sep 18 2014]
Happy Hour reader questions: free jazz and pre-... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 17 2014]
Mulatu Astatke, the father of ethio-jazz [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 17 2014]
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The Daily Agenda for Friday, August 29 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 29 2014]
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Joan Rivers, the 81-year-old comedian and television personality, was rushed from a doctor’s office to a New York City hospital on Thursday morning after she went into cardiac arrest, according to the Associated Press. “This morning, Joan Rivers was ...
Propaganda on Palestine: All-Knowing White Man ... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 11 2014]
Among the many Op-Eds, blogs, videos and other commentaries about the most recent escalation of the conflict between Israel and Gaza, two, in particular, have moved us to respond. The first, “The Middle East Problem,” is a five-minute video that ...
“Mad Men” Era Swagger Epitomized: Sinatra and C... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 07 2014]
I’ve met a lot of young people who are fascinated with the era they see depicted on “Mad Men.” No song better epitomizes the era than this swaggering 1960s version of Pennies from Heaven by singing legend Frank Sinatra with jazz legend Count Basie and ...
How high the moon? [Published Power Line - Apr 25 2014]
(Scott Johnson) Today is the anniversary of the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Song. The lady was a remarkable artist. Each period of her long career is rewarding, though she deepened her art as she got older. She excelled in a wide variety ...
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