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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...

2014-03-14 08:26:12

Jazz Appreciation Month Launches with Ravi Coltrane and Chuck Stewart WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will kick off the 13th annual Jazz Appreciation Month March 26 with jazz photographer Chuck Stewart who will donate rare and never-before-seem images of jazz legend John Coltrane. Coltrane's son, Ravi Coltrane, will discuss his father's career and the famed studio album, widely considered one of the greatest jazz...

2014-03-13 23:03:28

The diverse range of global talent includes Ricardo Baldacci from Brazil, Hermine Deurloo from the Netherlands, Pablo Elorza from Argentina, Vladimir Maras from Montenegro, Rozina Patkai from Hungary, NGA Big Band from Germany and Nick Vintskevich from Russia. These new jazz luminaries in the making will perform together with legendary Lenny White and Randy Brecker. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The Gala Concert of the Made in New York Competition, which will take place at the...

2014-02-20 12:25:45

New Album, Road Shows, Vol. 3, Due for May 2014 Release NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins has signed a distribution agreement with Sony Music Masterworks and its jazz imprint OKeh Records for the release of his new Doxy Records album, Road Shows, Vol. 3. A street date of May 6 is planned. Over the span of his storied and still-unfolding 65-year career, Rollins has established himself as one of the giants of jazz - a towering influence, a...

2014-02-20 12:25:44

New Recording Featuring Special Guests Coming May 2014 NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The internationally successful producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist, Sergio Mendes, has signed with the Sony Music Masterworks imprint OKeh Records. The new recording featuring eclectic and upbeat Brazilian rhythms will feature guest vocalists John Legend, Janelle Monae among others. The album will be available in May in advance of the 2014 World Cup. One of the most successful...

2014-02-13 08:21:21

HALIFAX, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") has been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the third year in a row. "This award celebrates differences and values the uniqueness that each individual has to offer," said Colin Copp, Chief Administrative Officer, Jazz. "At Jazz, diversity is not a program - it is core to the makeup of our people and business. We believe that by optimizing the strengths of our...

2014-02-12 12:28:53

The 2014 Four-Day Live Broadcast Will Feature Performances from a Powerhouse Line Up of Musicians Including Christina Aguilera, Santana, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, The String Cheese Incident, John Fogerty and many more... LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV continues its commitment to being TV's home for live music festivals, announcing today that it will be the official broadcaster of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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