Count Basie

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Name: Count Basie
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Basie screens heavy metal documentary

RED BANK -- The Count Basie Theatre will host a screening ofthe documentary “As the Palaces Burn” Saturday, April 19, at 7 p.m.“As the Palaces Burn” is a feature-length documentary thatoriginally sought to follow the heavy metal band Lamb of God and their ... [Published Hub - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

For No. 42: Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball?

Bob Sandberg via the Library of Congress While most of us are off sweating our taxes today, there is at least one cause for celebration. Today is Jackie Robinson Day, celebrating the anniversary of Robinson's first taking a major-league baseball field ... [Published Houston Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Today's birthday, April 25

Today's Birthday April 25: Ella Fitzgerald, US singer (1917-1996)Dubbed "The First Lady of Song", Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century.Born Ella Jane Fitzgerald in Newport News, Virginia, ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Swing Dance at the Nineteenth Century Club!

Thursday, April 17 - 7:00 to 10:00 pmThe first annual Swing Dance! Featuring the OPRF Jazz Ensemble! Dance, tap your feet to the classic tunes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra and many more. Proceeds will go toward ... [Published Oak Park-River Forest Patch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tribute concert for Peebles musician Dan

Five of the finest local bands are to present a tribute concert to Peebles music man Daniel T. Ward, who passed away at the end of 2012.Peebles Burgh Silver Band will close the concert, which takes place in the town’s Eastgate Theatre on Friday, May 16, ... [Published Southern Reporter - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Swing Dance at the Nineteenth Century Club

Come to dance, take a lesson, or just tap your feet to the classic tunes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra and more, as performed by the Oak Park and River Forest High School Jazz Ensemble.Proceeds of the event go ... [Published Oak Park-River Forest Patch - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Tommy Igoe Big Band: The Semi-Annual East vs. West Showdown

One of the most popular TiBB events! Buddy Rich to Count Basie to Woody Herman and into the future as we explore incredible music from both coasts of the United States.The crowd crowns the champion. New York? San Francisco? Experience a battle like none ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Swing into Spring in Hillsburgh with Count Basie and ‘Chicago’

Brampton’s Chinguacousy Swing Orchestra takes to the Century Church Theatre stage again this Saturday (April 12) for the seventh annual Hot Night in Hillsburgh, also known in band circles as The Hillsburgh Habenero Hustle.A special feature this year will ... [Published Caledon Citizen - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Memories of B.B. King

B.B. King rolls his seemingly-never-ending tour bus on to Monmouth Street in Red Bank this Wednesday, April 16, for an 8 p.m. show at the Count Basie Theatre.Back in the late 1960s and early- and mid-’70s, King was managed by Joe Glaser, who spent years ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Claire Martin and the BBC Big Band: Middlesbrough Town Hall

IN THEIR first appearance for some time, the BBC Big Band with featured singer Claire Martin “celebrated the big band divas”.They opened with four instrumental numbers with a straightforward arrangement of Love for Sale, followed by Count Basie’s One ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Baseball Songs

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 ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Count Basie’s legendary big band sizzles with New York Voices

Almost 80 years after its debut in 1936, the legendary Count Basie Orchestra continues to delight music halls worldwide and returns to Penn State for a very special performance with the New York Voices at the Eisenhower Auditorium April 3.Original bandleader, ... [Published Centre Daily Times - Mar 28 2014]

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Basie screens heavy metal documentary [Published Hub - Apr 16 2014]
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For No. 42: Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit Tha... [Published Houston Press - Apr 15 2014]
Today's birthday, April 25 [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Apr 15 2014]
Swing Dance at the Nineteenth Century Club! [Published Oak Park-River Forest Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Tribute concert for Peebles musician Dan [Published Southern Reporter - Apr 13 2014]
Swing Dance at the Nineteenth Century Club [Published Oak Park-River Forest Patch - Apr 12 2014]
Back to blue [Published Upstatetoday.com - Apr 12 2014]
The Tommy Igoe Big Band: The Semi-Annual East v... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 12 2014]
Swing into Spring in Hillsburgh with Count Basi... [Published Caledon Citizen - Apr 12 2014]
From Cuba Orquesta Aragón to play in San Franci... [Published Prlog - Apr 12 2014]
Top 10 live music venues in San Francisco [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
Top 10 live music venues and clubs in San Franc... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
Memories of B.B. King [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 11 2014]
Amos Lee to play Red Bank, Atlantic City and Mo... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 11 2014]
D.C. community calendar, April 10 to 17, 2014 [Published Washington Post - Apr 10 2014]
To Do: The Valley's weekly events planner (4/10... [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 10 2014]
Dayton Urban Ballroom Group offers fun, friendship [Published Dayton Daily News - Apr 09 2014]
Whiteland band to learn from jazz greats 2 days... [Published Indianapolis Star - Apr 08 2014]
San Jacinto College has announced its schedule ... [Published Guidry News - Apr 07 2014]
Jazz on the BBC this May [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 07 2014]
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Cantabile Chamber Chorale upcoming concert cele... [Published Home News Tribune - Apr 06 2014]
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Kelly Baltazar Band Goes Back To Jazz Roots [Published Free Press Release - Apr 05 2014]
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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 ...
Authorship and authenticity [Published The Reality-Based Community - Feb 07 2014]
Mamoru Samuragochi, until yesterday, was a deaf composer widely admired in Japan.  It now appears he is not deaf, and most of his works were ghostwritten for two decades by Takashi Niigaki, a music teacher with no public presence at least until now.  ...
Friday random ten: What makes the world go ’round [Published Off the Kuff - Dec 20 2013]
Not love, but that other thing. 1. Easy Money – Billy Joel 2. Gimme Some Money – Brian Grosz 3. I Need Some Money – John Lee Hooker 4. Money – Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings 5. Money (That’s What I Want) – The Beatles 6. Money Can’t Buy It – Annie ...
WordPress 3.7 arrives with background updates, ... [Published The Next Web - Oct 25 2013]
WordPress.org today announced the debut of WordPress 3.7, which focuses much more on the backend than the frontend. You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download (it’s 4.8MB). Dubbed “Basie” in honor of American jazz pianist ...
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