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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...

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...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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