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2010-12-02 09:00:00

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Having been voted the best festival of 2010 best festival of 2010 by Miami New Times, the two-day music festival returns to Miami Gardens for another year of exhilarating performances at Sun Life Stadium on March 19 and 20, 2011. Beginning Saturday, March 19, 2011, "Jazz in the Gardens" attendees will be treated to electrifying performances by Lauryn Hill, Charlie Wilson, Al Jarreau, Jazmine Sullivan, Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick "The...

2010-10-04 17:10:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Deutsche Grammophon/CherryTree Records, in association with Polaroid, announce a new Sting CD/DVD package, Live In Berlin, featuring The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, conducted by Steven Mercurio, slated for release in the US on November 23, 2010 and internationally, November 26. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101004/NY76157LOGO-a) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101004/NY76157LOGO-a) (Logo:...

2010-09-29 08:02:00

10th Anniversary Rock the Ribbon Celebration Honors Breastcancer.org and the Millions of Lives Touched by the Nonprofit Organization ARDMORE, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a grand finale to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Grammy Award-winning singer Harry Connick Jr. will be the featured performer at Philadelphia's famed Academy of Music on Saturday, October 30, 2010 for Rock the Ribbon - the 10th anniversary celebration and benefit concert for Breastcancer.org. (Logo:...

2010-02-18 13:15:00

Architecture Firm Perkins+Will; The Founders of New Orleans Habitat Musicians' Village--Harry Connick, Jr., Branford Marsalis, Ann Marie Wilkins, and Jim Pate; and The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon to receive 24th Honor Award on May 11, 2010 WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you could lead an industry, what would be the legacy of your influence? Perhaps it would be to empower generations of architects to practice socially-responsible design around the world....

2009-08-07 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records recording artist, singer and pianist Harry Connick Jr., just barely out of his thirties, has released 24 albums under his own name, which have sold 25 million copies around the world. Although he has recorded various genres of music, from traditional pop to instrumental jazz to funk and blues, he has shown a deep and abiding affection for The Great American Songbook (and his own songs written in that classic style). Connick's newest...

2008-09-24 21:00:21

By Cheryl North Some families seem to have an inordinate amount of genetic good luck. Consider the number of adept politicians and public servants abounding in the Adams or Kennedy family gene pools, or the bounty of extraordinary actors produced by the Barrymore and Redgrave families. Few families in history, however, have equaled the magnificent Marsalis clan of New Orleans for its proliferation of top-flight musicians -- except, of course, for the Bach family back in 17th and 18th...

2008-07-12 12:00:21

By Josh Loftin Deseret News LIVE AT THE LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS, Red Butte Garden Amphitheater, Friday The new Red Butte Garden amphitheater opened Friday night with a ribbon-cutting and closed with an after-hours jazz club jam. Selecting Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Orchestra to host the grand opening proved an inspired move, as the 15-piece ensemble delivered a classy performance that matched the tone of the night. Oh, and they brought a little talent...


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