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DIANA KRALL CANCELS FALL TOUR DATES DUE TO ILLNESS, RELEASE DATE FOR NEW ALBUM “WALLFLOWER” PUSHED TO FEBRUARY 3, 2015

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Due to ongoing complications brought on by a case of pneumonia, five-time Grammy© Award-winning jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall has been forced to postpone her scheduled album release, and US Fall Tour. Diana Krall’s new studio album “Wallflower” (Verve

RIP GREAT MUSICIAN JOE SAMPLE

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Great artist gone  but his music we live on forever ! JOE SAMPLE RIP ! Joseph Leslie “Joe” Sample (February 1, 1939 – September 12, 2014) was an American pianist, keyboard player and composer. He was one of the founding

BARITONE JAZZ VOCALIST AND PIANIST ANDY BEY SET TO BE THE DEBUT HEADLINER AT CAFÉ NOCTAMBULO AT PANGEA – MANHATTAN’S NEW PREMIER LIVE MUSIC SUPPER CLUB

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Café Noctambulo at Pangea, the premier supper, jazz and cabaret club that’s bringing back a taste of the cool, classic heyday of NYC nightlife of the 60’s and 70’s to  Manhattan’s East Village, is excited to announce famed baritone jazz

JazzTimes’ September Issue on Newsstands Now!

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In this issue: Cassandra Wilson More than 20 years since its release, Cassandra Wilson’s Blue Light ’Til Dawn endures as a landmark in vocal jazz and a pinnacle of Blue Note Records’ modern catalogue. In this excerpt from his new

BUY YOUR ARENA AND GROUNDS TICKET PACKAGES FOR THE 57TH ANNUAL MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL NOW!

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All tickets for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, taking place September 19–21, are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. 2014’s GRAMMY Award-winning lineup includes Arena headliners Herbie Hancock, The Roots, Gary

How Do You Choose The Right Clarinet Mouthpiece?

Regardless of your skill level, selecting the right mouthpiece is an important decision since this is what produces the sound you’ll get from your instrument. Even if you’re a seasoned clarinetist, the wrong mouthpiece can make even a high-class instrument

BLUE NOTE JAZZ CLUB NEW YORK AUGUST 2014 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

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              Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world’s most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, is proud to announce an impressive schedule of artists for August 2014. Highlights include: Dee Dee

Celebrate 60 Years of the Newport Jazz Festival August 1 – 3

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No need to worry about what to do this weekend … head to the Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management to celebrate the 60th anniversary of America’s first annual jazz festival. Set in beautiful Newport, RI, August

Lineup Announced for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 19-21, 2014

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The 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival will be held September 19–21 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center, Arena and Grounds. 2014’s GRAMMY Award-winning lineup includes Arena headliners Herbie Hancock, The Roots, Gary Clark Jr., Michael Feinstein, Charles Lloyd Quartet,

PAUL TAYLOR live @ Germany’s greatest Soul, Funk & Jazz – Smooth Jazz Festival Augsburg, Germany, Sept. 11, 2014

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Paul Taylor took up the saxophone at the age of seven. Though the Denver native has lived and worked primarily in Las Vegas since graduating as a music performance major from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the proximity of his