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2013-06-05 16:23:33

Vanity Fair Proclaims: "Newly Discovered Camelot-Era Concert Tape Proves Yet Again: Tony Bennett Is Earth's Coolest Cat" NEW YORK, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bennett & Brubeck - The White House Sessions - Live 1962, the newly discovered recording of two American jazz masters performing an historic one-time-only concert set, has, according to Soundscan, entered the nation's Jazz charts (Traditional Jazz, Current Jazz and Core Overall Jazz) at #2 (and the Billboard 200 at #74),...

2013-05-20 16:23:24

Entire Tony Bennett Catalog Available For The First Time in Digital & Physical Formats NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 28, RPM/Columbia/Legacy Recordings will release Bennett & Brubeck - The White House Sessions - Live 1962, two musical titans, at the peak of their creative powers and popularity, performing an impromptu set at the White House Seminar American Jazz Concert which resulted in their one and only recording together. (Logo:...

2013-04-23 12:28:29

DETROIT, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Jazz Festival "Imported from Detroit" today announced the headlining acts and 2013 Artist in Residence for the 34(th) annual Labor Day Weekend performances. Once again the Festival will deliver an eclectic lineup filled with jazz greats, performing on four stages throughout Labor Day weekend. "We strive to make the Detroit Jazz Festival's Labor Day weekend concerts more exceptional every year, and continue to show people from around the...

2013-04-01 12:24:56

Recently Discovered Master Tapes From Sony Music Entertainment Vaults Reveal Impromptu Genius in The White House Seminar Program American Jazz Program NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM/Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to release -- for the first time ever -- the complete Tony Bennett and Dave Brubeck performance from the White House Seminar American Jazz Concert, held on August 28, 1962. With the Washington...

2013-01-14 23:02:28

If you remember the Reese´s candy commercial –”You got chocolate in my peanut butter!; You got peanut butter in my chocolate!” – this might be the best analogy to describe the music of both the KSO´s Floodwall Jazz Quintet and the upcoming symphony program. Covington, KY (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 One of the KSO´s three subsidiary groups, together with a few friends, will fuse a variety of jazz and classical styles and sounds, while offering two regional...

2012-12-05 20:20:20

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While renowned as a performer, band leader and composer, "Dave Brubeck was a giant not only in music but in spirit," said Milken Archive founder Lowell Milken. "His work will continue to speak an eternal message of hope for the brotherhood of man." He was a great friend of the Milken Archive of American Jewish Music, which recorded The Gates of Justice in 2001 as well as his choral cantata The Commandments in 2007. These...

2012-11-09 16:23:39

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jessie J and Diane Warren have teamed up on a new song entitled "Silver Lining (Crazy 'Bout You)." The song will be featured in the highly anticipated film "Silver Linings Playbook" which was directed by David O. Russell and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, and Robert De Niro. Written by Oscar nominee, Golden Globe and Grammy Award winner Diane Warren, the song draws inspiration from the complicated friendship-turned-romance between Bradley and...

2011-12-06 14:37:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American jazz legend Dave Brubeck, who celebrates his 91st birthday today (December 6), reached another milestone recently when Time Out, his 1959 watershed masterpiece, was awarded Double Platinum status by the RIAA in recognition of sales of more than two million copies in the United States. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO )</font> A profoundly pivotal and influential recording,...

2011-12-01 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As family and friends around the world celebrate Dave Brubeck's 91st birthday on December 6, 2011, attention is also drawn to notable anniversaries of key albums in the Columbia Records discography of the Dave Brubeck Quartet. These include the 55th anniversary of their landmark 1956 album Jazz Impressions Of The U.S.A., the 50th anniversary of the 1961 LP Time Further Out, and the 45th anniversary of Time In, their 1966 finale to...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of its 30th anniversary, the Blue Note Jazz Club is opening its doors throughout New York City during the month of June for the inaugural Blue Note Jazz Festival. More than 80 shows featuring many artists who have performed at the Blue Note for years will take the city by storm at this year's largest New York jazz festival. More than 60,000 tickets are available. Ticket information and a complete schedule of events are available on the...