Milt Jackson

Type: Person
Name: Milt Jackson
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sounds of Summer

By RA MonacoAt a time when budget support for school music programs are being slashed across the country the inter-generational dividends of America’s investment was on display at the 15thAnnual Wheaton Band Festival.Fifteen summers ago, not many people ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit owns a piece of my soul

As I prepare to leave Detroit, Michigan, today and head back to New York after attending the Netroots Nation 2014 gathering of bloggers, I'm thinking about the multi-faceted meanings Detroit has for me, not as simply a visitor, but as a political activist, ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society founder Pete Douglas dies at 85

Pete Douglas, one if the most important jazz curators on the West Coast passed away on July 12 in Miramar Beach, Calif. At the age of 85. He once described what he did at Bach Dancing this way: "We bring a chamber approach to music in a casual beachfront ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Prentice “Pete” Douglas

Founder of the world-renowned music and jazz club, the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society at the Pete Douglas Beach House in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Pete Douglas, died peacefully at age 85 on July 12, 2014, in Miramar Beach. He had been sitting at his desk, ... [Published Half Moon Bay Review - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Behn Gillece at Jazz Vespers July 20

01:48 pm CAPE MAY – Jazz Vespers will present vibraphonist Behn Gillece on Sunday, July 20, at 8 p.m.Gillece began his musical training in his teenage years, inspired by such greats as Milt Jackson and Bobby Hutcherson. As a New Jersey native, Gillece ... [Published Shore News Today - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Five Sites Significant To Black Music In Detroit: Black Music Month (Video Series)

By Roger McClellan, Serena Maria Daniels & Terry Parris Jr.We visited a site where Miles Davis used to play. We went to the place that housed the first African American owned and operated radio station. We popped into the old Phelps Lounge where James ... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

An appreciation of Gil Noble

By Monica MooreheadNew YorkAfrican-American television journalist Gil Noble leaves behind a tremendous, inspiring legacy that should continue to be deeply explored and respected. Host of the award-winning, Black-oriented show “Like It Is,” based in New ... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]

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Sounds of Summer [Published Chicago Now - Jul 26 2014]
Detroit owns a piece of my soul [Published Daily Kos - Jul 20 2014]
Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society founder Pete ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 18 2014]
Prentice “Pete” Douglas [Published Half Moon Bay Review - Jul 17 2014]
Behn Gillece at Jazz Vespers July 20 [Published Shore News Today - Jul 10 2014]
Five Sites Significant To Black Music In Detroi... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Jun 26 2014]
An appreciation of Gil Noble [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
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