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2014-04-30 12:26:17

EVENTS HELD IN 196 NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD OSAKA, Japan, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented series of events worldwide, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz joined together to celebrate jazz as a universal language of freedom on April 30th. With events taking place in every country on the planet, International Jazz Day 2014 culminated in an evening concert in Osaka, Japan,...

2014-04-17 09:42:59

Syncopated rhythm may influence our desire to dance to music Rhythmic drum patterns with a balance of rhythmic predictability and complexity may influence our desire to dance and enjoy the music, according to a study published April 16, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Maria Witek from University of Oxford and colleagues from Aarhus University, Denmark and Oxford University. Many people find themselves unable to resist moving their bodies to the thumping beat of hip-hop,...

2014-04-14 12:27:11

New Editions to Best Selling Jazz Midline Series of All Time Are: SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Savoy Jazz is set to release three new editions in its successful Jazz For midline series of compilations: Jazz for Spring, Jazz at the Movies and Jazz in the Afternoon with Cole--Celebrating the Songs of Cole Porter (celebrating the 50(th) Anniversary of his death in 2014). The pioneering theme-based collections are aimed at the casual consumer as opposed to...

2014-04-10 08:26:38

NEW ORLEANS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating the arrival of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Angela King Gallery will present "The Jazz Fest Show" an exhibit by award-winning New Orleans photographer Steven Forster. Forster will show 15 archival black and white photos from his vault, including iconic images of: Ella Fitzgerald, Ray CharlesWynton Marsalis, Fats DominoAllen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Irvin MayfieldLionel Ferbos, Ernie K-Doe, Kermit Ruffins, Troy...

2014-04-09 08:25:06

CD CONTAINS SIX TRACKS RECORDED IN JAPAN, FRANCE, AND THE U.S. BETWEEN 2001 AND 2012 NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since launching his Doxy label in 2006 with the Grammy-nominated studio album Sonny, Please, the great tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins has been turning to his vast archive of his own concert recordings to compile superior performances for release in Doxy's acclaimed Road Shows series. The selections in Volume 1 (2008) spanned nearly 30 years and included a...

2014-04-08 08:27:19

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For ten years, the Maryland Summer Jazz camp and concerts have been rocking the rafters at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville in late July. Workshops help adult jazz musicians improve their chops and learn performing skills and public concerts delight area jazz fans and summer tourists. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00201-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00201-b At the heart of the...

2014-03-31 23:33:37

On Saturday, May 3 at 8 PM, some of the brightest new stars from all over the globe will appear onstage at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at the Made In NY Jazz Gala Concert. Not only that, but they'll be joined by jazz legends, making for a pretty unprecedented jazz experience. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The concert will introduce one of jazz's brightest new stars in the making – Italy's Anita Vitale, who wowed the judges at the first annual Made in New...

2014-03-27 12:21:02

HALIFAX, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has accepted its notice to make a normal course issuer bid ("NCIB") to purchase for cancellation up to a maximum of 12,168,157 of its Class A Variable Voting shares and/or Class B Voting shares (collectively, the "Shares"), representing 10% of the public float of the Shares. The directors and management of Chorus believe that the...

2014-03-26 12:24:25

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will kick off the 13th annual Jazz Appreciation Month March 26 at 11 a.m., with donations from Ravi Coltrane, son of international music legends, John and Alice Coltrane, and from notable jazz photographer, Chuck Stewart. Coltrane will then discuss his father's career and the famed studio album, A Love Supreme, widely considered one of the greatest jazz albums of all time and...

2014-03-19 08:20:23

HALIFAX, March 19, 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 April 16, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 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...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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