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2014-08-26 08:28:17

Jazz Child: A Portrait of Sheila Jordan By Ellen Johnson BERKELEY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Sheila Jordan dropped a nickel in the jukebox of a Detroit diner in the 1940s and heard "Now's The Time" by Charlie Parker, she was instantly hooked--and so began a seventy-year jazz journey. With Jordan's full cooperation, author Ellen Johnson documents the fascinating career of the 85-year-old NEA Jazz Master who stands today as one of the world's most deeply respected jazz...

2014-08-20 08:20:53

HALIFAX, Aug. 20, 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 September 17, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 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...

2014-08-12 12:26:06

Will introduce loyalty programs powered by LoyaltyMatch at its venues KITCHENER, ON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Blue Note Entertainment Group (BNEG), which owns and operates live music venues including the world-famous Highline Ballroom in New York City, is partnering with LoyaltyMatch Inc., the leaders in entertainment venue loyalty program platforms, to create programs that will be available later this year to the hundreds of thousands of consumers BNEG touches annually...

2014-08-04 23:08:05

Louis Armstrong’s life is celebrated in a new posting showcasing the 2001 tribute, From Lincoln Center – Louis Armstrong: Master Interpreter. Author Bryan W. Brickner echoes the praise of Ed Bradley (of 60 Minutes fame) to highlight Armstrong’s Chicago music-making days and the 1928 marijuana song Muggles. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Celebrating Louis Armstrong’s birthday and honoring his life, author Bryan W. Brickner notes Earl Hines and Armstrong’s 1928 Chicago...

2014-07-22 08:21:57

HALIFAX, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced a July dividend of $0.0375 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after August 18, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 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...

2014-07-15 08:24:54

John Pizzarelli and Bucky Pizzarelli Headline Free Concert on the Jersey City Waterfront Thursday, September 18 JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed vocalist and guitarist John Pizzarelli and his father, the legendary jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, will appear with the New Jersey City University Alumni Jazz Big Band conducted by NJCU Professor Richard Lowenthal. Part of the University's celebration of New Jersey's 350(th) birthday, the concert will pay tribute...

2014-07-09 08:26:00

Irvin Mayfield and New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Members to Perform NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning Journalist Soledad O'Brien along with her husband Brad Raymond will host the annual fundraising event, "New Orleans to New York City Gala" on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Espace in New York. The celebration is the biggest night of the year for the Starfish Foundation, created to provide promising young women a bridge between obstacles and opportunities. Party guests...

2014-06-18 08:25:51

Album Due Out on Verve Records on September 9th and Includes Songs by Bob Dylan, The Eagles, Elton John, The Mamas and the Papas and a New Composition by Paul McCartney LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall will release her new studio album on Verve Records on September 9. The new release is entitled "Wallflower" and is a collection of songs from the late 60's to present day that inspired Krall in her early...

2014-06-18 08:21:03

HALIFAX, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.1125 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after July 17, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 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...

2014-06-06 12:23:26

Captivating New Collection Features Original Compositions, Reinterpretations of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Neil Young, Plus a Soulful Duet with Seu Jorge NEW YORK, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World renowned, multi-Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto will heat up the summer season with her trademark blend of warm Brazilian rhythms and ethereal vocals when her first new studio album in five years, Tudo, is released August 19 on Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks. The intoxicating new...


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