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Festival Miami ‘Jazz and Beyond’ Concerts Announced

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Award-Winning Jazz Artists to Appear October 10 through November 8 University of Miami Frost School of Music’s acclaimed Festival Miami, presented by UHealth at Coral Gables, stages an amazing line-up of acclaimed performing artists October 10 through November 8. Festival

Manhattan Transfer Co-Founder Tim Hauser Dead at 72

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Tim Hauser, who co-founded the vocal quartet the Manhattan Transfer in 1969 and was its sole remaining original member, died Oct. 16. Details regarding the cause and place of death are not yet available, but Hauser’s passing was confirmed by

JazzTimes’ October Issue on Newsstands Now!

JazzTimes’-October Issue

In this issue: Dr. John File this tribute album away snugly in the “What took him so long?” category. Following 2012’s Night Tripper-invoking Locked Down, Dr. John pays homage to his New Orleanian forefather Louis Armstrong on the new Concord

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! – an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances, full PBS set list revealed

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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! – an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances – will air on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. (Check

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!

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!

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