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2014-10-30 08:31:33

MAYBACH - ICONS OF LUXURY honors Quincy Jones with a one-of-a-kind hand-painted leather luggage collection and eyewear made to travel in style LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAYBACH - ICONS OF LUXURY introduces the Quincy Icon Collection of custom-designed, hand-painted bags honoring Quincy Jones and his historic contributions to music, culture and improving the lives of others throughout the last six decades. Quincy Jones says, "I believe that all who have accomplished...

2014-10-28 23:16:48

The Made In New York Jazz Competition gives musicians worldwide exposure. Today is the last day to apply for one of the biggest and most innovative international jazz competitions. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Time is running out for young jazz musicians to get involved in the 2014 Made In New York Jazz Competition. For interested artists, the deadline to enter is October 28, 2014. Why would a young jazz artist want to enter this contest? For starters, there's the chance for...

2014-10-25 23:02:46

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the best all-around dance bands. They take the stage at two North Carolina Retirement Communities: on Tuesday, October 28 at 7pm on the campus of Abernethy Laurels in Newton, NC (http://www.abernethylaurels.org), and again on Wednesday, October 29 at 2pm on the campus of Piedmont Crossing in Thomasville, NC (http://www.piedmontcrossing.org). (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 In Big Band history, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the...

2014-10-24 08:24:21

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There was not one, but two tremendous--and tremendously successful--albums in a single year by the same band. The Thrasher Dream Trio, featuring bandleader/drummer Gerry Gibbs and his very special guests Kenny Barron and Ron Carter, had one heckuva 12-month period. Consider the facts: Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154076Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154077 First, Thrasher Dream Trio spent...

2014-10-22 08:21:34

HALIFAX, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced a monthly dividend of $0.0375 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after November 18, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 31, 2014. These dividends qualify as eligible dividends in Canada and qualifying dividends in the United States. About Chorus Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus was incorporated on September 27, 2010 and is a...

2014-10-21 08:29:31

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jazz in the Atrium Series at the Dallas Museum of Art will be presenting The John A Lewis Trio on Thursday, October 23(rd) from 6:00 until 8:00 pm. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141020/153195 The Jazz in the Atrium series is a long-running concert series that presents jazz every Thursday in the atrium of the Dallas Museum of Art located at 1717 North Harwood in downtown Dallas. The series is hosted and coordinated by Betsy...

2014-10-15 08:27:07

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- History and music will create a cultural crescendo on Nov. 1, as Sinfonia Gulf Coast presents the U.S. premiere of "Brothers in Arts: 70 Years of Liberty," a piece created by acclaimed composers Chris Brubeck and Guillaume Saint-James to commemorate the 70(th) anniversary of D-Day. "Brothers in Arts" will feature a mixed-medium entertainment experience with jazz and orchestral music performed by Sinfonia Gulf Coast, the only fully...

2014-10-14 08:27:50

High School And College Students Will Vie For A Summer Internship With Sony Pictures Classics RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PROJECT FX, the Count Basie Theatre's statewide student film competition presented by Bank Of America, is live at www.projectFXbasie.com. Starting now, students enrolled at any New Jersey high school or college can visit the site to learn about entering the competition, with an internship with Sony Pictures Classics at stake as the contest's...

2014-10-10 08:22:38

French Ministry of Culture Promotes the Famed Producer, Composer and Arranger To Rank Of "Commandeur" Of The Order Of Arts and Letters for His Contributions to the Enrichment of the French Cultural Inheritance PARIS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-Grammy winning producer, arranger and composer Quincy Jones was recognized for his musical contributions and the enrichment of France's cultural inheritance when he was promoted to the rank of "Commandeur" of the Order of Arts &...

2014-10-03 16:23:14

$10 million jazz performance and education center celebrates grand opening ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night St. Louis was at the center of the jazz world, as jazz legends, community and corporate leaders, jazz enthusiasts and VIPs gathered at Jazz at the Bistro to celebrate the grand opening of the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz. The grand opening celebration was underwritten by World Wide Technology and featured world renowned Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at...


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