Count Basie

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Name: Count Basie
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tue 7/29: Coronado Big Band featuring Janet Hammer

, 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.Where: Spreckels Organ Pavilion, 1549 El Prado, San DiegoCost: FreeAge limit: All agesDescription: Enjoy the music of Louis Belson, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Ella Fitzgerald and Glenn Miller, to name a few. ... [Published San Diego Reader - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jazz vocalist to lead Pierce Street performance

Grammy-nominated vocalist Sherry Williams will showcase her talent in Riverside on Wednesday.COURTESY OF LA SIERRA UNIVERSITYHer voice has been described as smooth, effortless, and “honey-rich,” and she has performed in top venues around the world. On ... [Published Riverside Press Enterprise - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Yogi Berra Tips His Cap to Duke Ellington

The gist of Newsday sportswriter Mike Gavin‘s is about how current Yankee and Mets players were connected to their “walk-up songs,” e.g. those pop tunes that blare over the PA as a hitter move from on-deck to the batter’s box. But it is this the-future-is-everything-it-used-to-be ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Friends of Music concludes season

Friends of Music concludes its 2013-2014 season with the annual performance in Kennett by the Dexter-based Southeast Missouri Regional Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, August 2, at 5 p.m. The performance will take place in the Mayes Fellowship Hall of the ... [Published Daily Dunklin Democrat - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rollins Edwards keeps audience spellbound

Soldier, statesman, jazz drummer – Rollins Edwards has done it all.Edwards, 92, known around Summerville and beyond as quite the raconteur, kept his audience spellbound as he recounted some of the events of his own life during the Summerville Dorchester ... [Published Berkeley Independent - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bon Jovi's $37.5M NYC penthouse

The five-bedroom penthouse has glass windows overlooking Manhattan and two gourmet kitchens. (Photo:Courtesy of The Improper.com)AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast Slide Next SlideJon Bon Jovi, who's performing Wednesday, July 30, at the Count Basie ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Working Up an Appetite

By John BurtonRED BANK – Food lover, start your taste buds.Appetite, the second annual three-day event, being held Aug. 1-3 at the Count Basie Theatre, is touted as a gastronomic experience and will again serve up a little different offering for the performing ... [Published Two River Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Historic Dunbar Hotel hosts Central Avenue Jazz Festival

It’s time once again for cool Jazz on a warm summer afternoon. The 19th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival will take place this weekend in front of the famed Dunbar Hotel on historic Central Avenue in South Los Angeles. Showtime is from 11 a.m. to 7 ... [Published Our Weekly - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Itchy Feet to perform Aug. 3 in Acton

Itchy Feet will perform at 6 p.m. Aug. 3 on the lawn of St. Matthew’s UMC, 435 Central St., Acton. Itchy Feet plays an eclectic mix of jazz and hard-driving swing — incorporating a mix of styles from Dixieland to modern jazz — with new twists on classics ... [Published Wicked Local Acton - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Parasound Shares its Strengths in San Jose

On July 17, industry veterans Richard Schram, founder of Parasound, and John Curl, the company's legendary circuit designer (above), made a rare joint appearance at Century Stereo in San Jose, CA. Surviving unexpectedly horrendous freeway traffic, which ... [Published Stereophile - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Noble Creek Music Festival

An evening of music.Little Mountain Big Band begins at 6:00 pm with music from the 1960's to present day; swing to fun, Duke Ellington and Count Basie to Average White Band and Steely Dan.7:00 pm Rod Tankerson and the Band of Peace will play with original ... [Published Banning-Beaumont Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Edinburgh Fetival Fringe – Sundown Swing

Venue: St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile  (Venue No.187) Saturday 2nd August  12.15pm to 1pm – free non-ticketedVenue: The Jazz Bar, 1A Chambers Street (Venue No.57)Sunday 3rd August 17.45pm to 19.30pm £5. Box office 0131 226 0000Popular Yorkshire based ... [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Jul 22 2014]

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Tue 7/29: Coronado Big Band featuring Janet Hammer [Published San Diego Reader - Jul 28 2014]
“He hid the hurts of the world with jokes and l... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 28 2014]
Short History of Jazz on in Wellington next mon... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 28 2014]
Jazz vocalist to lead Pierce Street performance [Published Riverside Press Enterprise - Jul 28 2014]
Yogi Berra Tips His Cap to Duke Ellington [Published Media Bistro - Jul 27 2014]
A broad display at Queen City Jazz Festival [Published Buffalo News - Jul 27 2014]
Friends of Music concludes season [Published Daily Dunklin Democrat - Jul 26 2014]
Rollins Edwards keeps audience spellbound [Published Berkeley Independent - Jul 26 2014]
Jon Bon Jovi to Stream Live SOLD OUT Concert fo... [Published New Jersey 101.5 - Jul 26 2014]
Bon Jovi's $37.5M NYC penthouse [Published Asbury Park Press - Jul 25 2014]
Political insider: Comedian Mark Russell discus... [Published Centre Daily Times - Jul 25 2014]
Working Up an Appetite [Published Two River Times - Jul 25 2014]
Historic Dunbar Hotel hosts Central Avenue Jazz... [Published Our Weekly - Jul 25 2014]
Albert John DeFrees [Published Leavenworth Times - Jul 24 2014]
Farewell to music man Pete Douglas [Published Pacifica Tribune - Jul 23 2014]
Music Icon Quincy Jones to Receive 99th NAACP S... [Published Atlanta Daily World - Jul 23 2014]
Itchy Feet to perform Aug. 3 in Acton [Published Wicked Local Acton - Jul 23 2014]
Parasound Shares its Strengths in San Jose [Published Stereophile - Jul 22 2014]
Noble Creek Music Festival [Published Banning-Beaumont Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Edinburgh Fetival Fringe – Sundown Swing [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Jul 22 2014]
Pete Douglas, owner of renowned Half Moon Bay j... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 22 2014]
Prentice "Pete" Douglas, unforgettable owner of... [Published Inside Bay Area - Jul 21 2014]
Grosse Ile boy to perform July 21 through 23 wi... [Published Heritage News-Herald - Jul 21 2014]
The royals and their love of jazz [Published Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
The List: 10 Best Places to See Indie Bands in ... [Published NJ Spotlight - Jul 21 2014]
Gearing up for a summer of comedy and music on ... [Published Noodls - Jul 19 2014]
Enjoy a Relaxing August in Monmouth County [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Jul 19 2014]
The Good Life on Grand Bahama [Published Endless Vacation - Jul 19 2014]
Inmate Labor Assists Red Bank [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Jul 18 2014]
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“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 ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, April 21 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 21 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From GAY, August 17, 1970, page 15   One Sheridan Square had an illustrious history before it became The Haven in the late 1960s. In 1930, it was the first racially-integrated nightclub, Café Society. Modeled ...
Baseball Songs [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 01 2014]
Happy Opening Day. For that, here’s two of the best songs ever written about an individual baseball player. First, there is Buddy Johnson’s “Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball?” Count Basie had a hit with this the next year that I think ...
Warhol's jazz covers [Published Boing Boing - Feb 26 2014]
In the 1950s, after Andy Warhol developed a solid commercial art reputation through his shoe advertisements, he was hired by RCA Records to do album art for LPs by the likes of Count Basie (above), Artie Shaw, and Thelonious Monk. See a bunch of ...
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