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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...

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...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.