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2014-01-23 12:25:51

Four-CD box set presents four nights of historic performances at legendary Fillmore East in New York, in their complete unedited form for the first time NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miles Davis' historic four-night stand at promoter Bill Graham's legendary Fillmore East in New York City, June 17-20, 1970, is presented in its entire full-length unedited form for the first time as MILES AT THE FILLMORE - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3. The four-CD box set will be...

2014-01-23 12:22:24

HALIFAX, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") is pleased to announce a collaboration with Toronto-based design firm Creative Group Interiors to raise funds for charity. Creative Group Interiors' principal designer, Aisan Ahmadi, has taken retired aircraft parts from Jazz airplanes and transformed them into uniquely designed furniture. The pieces will be auctioned off at the Interior Design Show in Toronto starting today, with all proceeds going to charity. This was...

2014-01-22 08:24:51

George Wein announces line-up for 60th anniversary celebration of Newport Jazz Festival August 1 - 3, 2014 NEWPORT, R.I., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mission of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival, now presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, will present three full days of music - with an entire day dedicated to emerging artists - that give a look at the future of jazz, including more than 40 performances by some of...

2014-01-15 12:24:40

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Movado Group, Inc. (NYSE: MOV) - Movado is proud to serve as the lead sponsor of Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra's (JLCYO) inaugural concert series. To celebrate the partnership and kick-off the 2014 season, Movado held a private event at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in New York City on January 14, 2014 where the orchestra performed for the first time ever with Movado brand ambassador, jazz legend and humanitarian...

2014-01-14 08:26:46

Rock album represents a first for a popular New York City guitarist known for his smooth jazz style. NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smooth jazz guitarist Udi Levy has announced he will be releasing a new instrumental album at the beginning of the year. Titled "A Sudden Transition," this album features top session musicians from Los Angeles and New York City in what is Levy's first venture into the rock music genre. The album will be available in all premier electronic...

2014-01-09 08:21:44

HALIFAX, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") has been named one of Atlantic Canada's Top 25 Employers for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the third consecutive year. "Once again, we are delighted to be recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's most attractive employers," said Colin Copp, Chief Administrative Officer, Jazz. "We continue to invest in programs that make Jazz a great workplace for our employees to develop and succeed. This award would not be possible...

2014-01-07 08:20:35

Redemption of $60.0 million or approximately 75.0% HALIFAX, Jan. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced that is has exercised its right to partially redeem its 9.50% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures ('Debentures') maturing on December 31, 2014, in accordance with the terms of the trust indenture governing the Debentures ('Trust Indenture'). On February 10, 2014 (the 'Redemption Date'), Chorus will redeem C$60.0...

2013-12-12 08:31:36

Schools Relyin' on Toufayan for Smarter Lunches and Healthier Kids RIDGEFIELD, N.J., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toufayan Bakeries, one of the largest family-run bakeries in the U.S., today announced they are partnering with HealthCorps, a 501(C) 3 founded in 2003 by heart surgeon and Daytime Emmy Award-winning host Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa to teach kids about the benefits of proper nutrition, exercise and mental resiliency. Toufayan and other better for you lunch options...

2013-12-10 12:21:17

MONTREAL, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Following a previously announced Request for Proposals (RFP), Air Canada today announced that it has signed an MOU to expand its relationship and amend its capacity purchase agreement (CPA) with Air Georgian. Air Georgian has been selected to operate a number of additional regional routes including transborder routes in mid-2014 using Canadair Regional Jet aircraft. "We are pleased to expand our longstanding commercial relationship with Air...

2013-12-10 08:22:40

Dividend increased by 50% to $0.45 HALIFAX, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced that effective immediately, its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the quarterly dividend from the current level of $0.075 per share to $0.1125. On an annualized basis this translates to $0.45 per share. "Our business is strong and we remain focused on improving our cost competitiveness," said Joseph Randell, President and...