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2014-09-30 23:02:14

The Made In New York Jazz Gala Has Posted Interviews & Performances from the 2014 Jazz Gala on the Web New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Made In New York Jazz Gala that took place on May 3, 2014 was full of memorable moments and fortuitous firsts for young jazz artists throughout the world. People wondering what this event meant to the musicians who got involved only need to check out the videos from last year's gala. To make that easy, the organizers of the Made In New...

2014-09-25 23:13:26

Jazz Greats to Celebrate the Opening of the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz ST. LOUIS, Missouri (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Professional trumpet player Robert Steward will be one of the featured performers at the debut concert in the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz, an educational and performing arts center opening October 2nd in St. Louis. The center, part of a $10 million expansion and renovation project by Jazz St. Louis, is a state-of-the-art venue for jazz...

2014-09-19 08:20:37

HALIFAX, Sept. 19, 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 October 17, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 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...

2014-09-15 08:24:59

KOKTEBEL, Crimea, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Koktebel Jazz Party international festival, which is underway in Crimea, has become one of the biggest cultural events in Russia and has attracted musicians from all over the world The Koktebel Jazz Party festival, organized by Rossiya Segodnya and supported by Russia's Culture Ministry, has become the largest international cultural event in Crimea. The best jazz groups from Russian regions, Brazil, the United...

2014-09-12 23:07:24

Carl Fischer can be seen on some of the biggest stages in the world with iconic artists such as Billy Joel, Diana Ross and Blood Sweat & Tears. Now Carl explores new distribution and marketing methods while releasing his single, “Pure Imagination,” from the new “Standards with Strings” project. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Carl Fischer, trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist and member of the iconic Billy Joel, Diana Ross, and Blood Sweat & Tears bands, is proud...

2014-09-04 23:04:41

‘An apple variety a day’: Gala, Fuji and Red Delicious among top varieties Vienna, VA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Hungry for apples? We’re about to have plenty to choose from as U.S. apple growers are expecting a healthy harvest this season. U.S. Apple Association (USApple) recently forecast growers nationwide will pick close to 264 million bushels of apples this harvest season, which runs primarily from late August through November. Apples remain the most popular fruit grown in the...

2014-09-03 08:27:38

"The sound of Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes has been a summer soundtrack for generations of listeners." - NPR NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a career that spans more than half a century, Sergio Mendes is an old hand at creating a unique sonic blend that electrifies a mass global audience. His knack for delivering hit after hit has made him the most successful Brazilian musician of his time. A grand conceptualizer, his well-polished talents as a pianist, composer,...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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