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2013-08-06 12:24:35

Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz legend to headline free concert on August 8th LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baldwin Hills Crenshaw will be treated to the smooth sounds of contemporary jazz as Ramsey Lewis and His Electric Band take the stage on the mall's outdoor promenade this Thursday, August 8. The audience will witness an unforgettable performance by one of the pioneers of modern jazz at this free concert, the next in the BHCP Live! Summer Concert Series....

2013-07-29 12:24:24

Deluxe box set features all 31 albums (across 34 CDs) released by Columbia Records; Includes first U.S. release of 8 albums which originally appeared on CBS/Sony (Japan) NEW YORK, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbie Hancock: The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988 brings together, for the first time, the master musician's complete Columbia Records and CBS/Sony Japan catalog. The deluxe 34-CD box set arrives in stores November 12, 2013, through Columbia/Legacy, a division...

2013-07-10 16:25:00

LOGAN, Utah, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Sports Properties recently announced YESCO Electronics will manufacture and install state-of-the-art video displays for EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. Installation is scheduled for completion in time for the 2013-14 Jazz basketball season. The video package consists of 37 displays, including a new center court high definition video display system, upper deck corner boards with video and statistics, and two LED...

2013-07-01 12:23:34

Singer leaps from anonymous radio comedienne to worldwide musical acclaim DALLAS, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the release of Laura Ainsworth's new CD, "Necessary Evil" (Eclectus Records), critics are asking, "Where has she been hiding?!" She laughs, "I was all over the radio. It's just that nobody mentioned my name until now." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130701/PH41021-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130701/PH41021-b ) Ms Ainsworth is a...

2013-06-20 12:27:06

LONDON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UK Music Apps Ltd this week launched a special jazz edition of its SessionBand app for iPhone and iPad featuring four of the world's most sought-after jazz musicians. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130620/622531 ) SessionBand is the world's only chord-based audio loop app. Users create their own professional quality, copyright-free jazz tracks in minutes by selecting and joining together chord blocks and...

2013-06-19 08:21:19

HALIFAX, June 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 July 17, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 28, 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 and is a...

2013-06-05 16:23:33

Vanity Fair Proclaims: "Newly Discovered Camelot-Era Concert Tape Proves Yet Again: Tony Bennett Is Earth's Coolest Cat" NEW YORK, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bennett & Brubeck - The White House Sessions - Live 1962, the newly discovered recording of two American jazz masters performing an historic one-time-only concert set, has, according to Soundscan, entered the nation's Jazz charts (Traditional Jazz, Current Jazz and Core Overall Jazz) at #2 (and the Billboard 200 at #74),...

2013-05-21 08:26:12

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Summer Jazz Festival returns on July 13 for its ninth season. The inspiring workshops and jams for musicians and public concerts for jazz lovers take place through July 26. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130521/PH17389-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130521/PH17389-b) Drawing adult learners and listeners from both coasts, the top-rated event hosts brilliant jazz artists on stages and in classrooms,...

2013-05-20 16:23:24

Entire Tony Bennett Catalog Available For The First Time in Digital & Physical Formats NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 28, RPM/Columbia/Legacy Recordings will release Bennett & Brubeck - The White House Sessions - Live 1962, two musical titans, at the peak of their creative powers and popularity, performing an impromptu set at the White House Seminar American Jazz Concert which resulted in their one and only recording together. (Logo:...

2013-05-09 16:26:20

That's It! To Be First-Ever Album of Entirely New Compositions Produced by Jim James and Ben Jaffe NEW YORK, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Listen and Share First Single "Dear Lord (Give Me The Strength)" Watch Jim James and Preservation Hall Jazz Band In the Making of That's It! HERE (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/NY11219 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Preservation Hall Jazz Band was founded in 1961 to promote traditional New...