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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...

2014-05-26 08:22:13

Tegan and Sara and TD come together to bring live performance to Canadian music fans TORONTO, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - In its eleventh year of supporting music in communities across Canada, TD today continues celebrating the love of music with its first-ever TD Music Café. The pop-up event hosts a one-of-a-kind experience where local Canadian music fans can watch, listen to, and interact with local artists - as well as a triple JUNO award-winning act. The bank today introduced TD Music Café to...

2014-05-16 23:09:28

Glenn Miller Orchestra continues to be the most sought after big band in the world. They take the stage at two North Carolina Retirement Communities on Tuesday, May 27 at 6pm on the campus of Piedmont Crossing in Thomasville, NC, and again on Thursday, May 29 at 6:15pm on the campus of Abernethy Laurels in Newton. http://www.abernethylaurels.org or http://www.piedmontcrossing.org Newton, NC (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The legendary Glenn Miller was one of the most successful of all dance...

2014-05-15 12:28:34

Israeli-Born, NYC-Based Guitarist Earning Wide Praise As "A True Artist" BARCELONA, Spain, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Sound Records, a Spanish record label specializing in American jazz, announces the September 2 release of For Emotional Use Only, a new album by New York City based jazz guitarist Rotem Sivan. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/88039 An acclaimed and fascinating new voice on the New York jazz scene, Sivan skillfully fuses classical music...

2014-05-14 12:27:20

Big Band Takes 2nd Place for Second Year in a Row at Jazz at Lincoln Center MONTCLAIR, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jazz House Kids proudly announces that the Jazz House Big Band directed by Julius Tolentino won second place in the 19th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival, the preeminent competition to determine the best high school jazz band in the country. Held at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC, this is...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'