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2013-10-07 08:23:01

'Chain Reaction' more Steely Dan than Miles NEW LONDON, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- How many musically talented people do you know who set their dreams aside thinking after they've had some success they'll have the time and money to cultivate a new music career? How many of them have actually done it? Carl Franklin is one of those guys. His career has been in software development, authoring books and articles, speaking at conferences, and most recently, podcasting. All...

2013-09-30 23:23:06

The eighth previously unreleased Art Pepper recording in as many years, part of a series of critically and popularly acclaimed CDs selected by Pepper's widow Laurie, was recorded at the Paul Masson Winery in Saratoga, California, in 1976. "Live at the Winery" is due for release by Widow's Taste Records on November 5. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 "Live at the Winery," the eighth consecutive release in a series of critically acclaimed, previously...

2013-09-25 12:23:16

Rich collection of spiritually inspired works recorded 1988 to 2002, originally released on Columbia Records and Sony Classical, available everywhere October 22 NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulitzer Prize and nine-time Grammy Award®-winning musician, and Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wynton Marsalis digs into his rich collection of spiritually inspired recordings at the Columbia and Sony Classical labels for The Spiritual Side Of Wynton Marsalis...

2013-09-23 12:20:30

MONTREAL, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today announced that it will undertake a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to select a new regional airline to operate certain existing U.S. regional transborder routes, starting in mid-2014.  Select Canadian and U.S. regional carriers will be invited to participate in the RFP process and submit their respective pricing and other terms and conditions of carriage. "The launch of a request for proposals is an important next step...

2013-09-19 12:24:56

Grammy Award® Winning Jazz Vocalist Diana Krall Performs on The Exclusive Travel Experience Aboard The Luxurious Seabourn Sojourn As It Sails From Monte Carlo To Sanary-sur-Mer, St. Tropez, Portovenere, Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Rome, San Remo, Marseille, Palamos, Palma de Mallorca, and Barcelona MONACO, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment Cruise Holdings, LLC announces the launch of a new, ultra-sophisticated and luxury travel experience, the StarVista Signature Cruise on...

2013-09-19 08:20:28

HALIFAX, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after October 17, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2013. These dividends qualify as eligible dividends in Canada and qualifying dividends in the United States. About Chorus Aviation Inc. Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") was incorporated on September 27, 2010...

2013-09-17 08:28:03

Melissa Aldana of Santiago, Chile, wins 2013 Saxophone Competition Talent Included John Beasley (Musical Director), Brian Blade, Terri Lyne Carrington, Gerald Clayton, Vinnie Colaiuta, Kurt Elling, Robben Ford, James Genus, Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove, Jimmy Heath, Ledisi, Branford Marsalis, Marcus Miller, T.S. Monk, John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, Take 6, Cassandra Wilson WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone...

2013-09-11 16:20:49

DARTMOUTH, NS, Sept. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") announced today that their Crew Scheduling employees, represented by Unifor have ratified a tentative agreement which was reached on September 6, 2013. The agreement will be in place for a four-year period. Unifor represents approximately 40 Crew Schedulers employed at Jazz. "Congratulations and thank you to all who have been involved in this process. With the conclusion of this agreement there are no outstanding...

2013-09-10 16:22:54

Willie Nelson Celebrates His New Album with a Special QVC Appearance WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American music icon Willie Nelson is celebrating his 80th birthday and six-decade-spanning career with the release of To All The Girls..., a brand new album that features a collection of newly recorded duets between the American musical legend and a dream list of contemporary pop-country women singers. To mark the launch of the new release, the seven time Grammy...

2013-09-09 08:24:47

COLOGNE, Germany, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As of the 2014/15 season, Richard DeRosa will become the new chief conductor of the WDR Big Band. Beside his skills as a conductor and an experienced and imaginative arranger, DeRosa, who was born in New York in 1955, also commands a wide range of musical styles, which fits in well with the varied repertoire of the WDR Big Band. "I am really delighted that the conductor and arranger Rich DeRosa will be taking over the...