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Our Town CorrespondentThe Recessionals Jazz Band is coming to the Richland Performing Arts Center on March 23 beginning at 7 p.m. The Brooklyn-based band's “Go For Broke” tour is in support of their latest CD of the same title. Their danceable music has the...
Major soloists play the Jazz Showcase all the time, but something special often happens when the star shares the stage with students. The latest example came Thursday night, as trumpeter Jeremy Pelt – who has made a strong impression leading his...
A matchmaker meets her biggest challenge in "Hello, Dolly!," the latest production taken on by Laguna Beach High School's Park Avenue Players that opens this weekend. The play, which takes place at the turn of the century in New York, first debuted in...
When Paul Hostetter was a student at Winter Park High School, he was mentored by members of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Now, Hostetter's circumstances have come full circle. On March 10, Hostetter will serve as guest conductor for the orchestra'...
Tags: George Gershwin, Music, Entertainment, Concerts, Culture
An Orlando Ballet collaboration, tributes to Elton John and Louis Armstrong, beloved Rossini opera "The Barber of Seville" and performances by Eatonville-boy-turned-Broadway-star Norm Lewis and pianist Jon Kimura Parker are among the highlights of the...
1 star (out of 4) As a youth, Bryan Ferry immersed himself in the “trad jazz” scene thriving in pre-Beatles England, and began a lifelong fascination with Louis Armstrong’s early combos, Dixieland and ragtime. “The Jazz Age&...
Tags: Entertainment, Music, Bryan Ferry
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather in the Northeast and the resulting flight cancellations across the region, the 3 Cohens concert scheduled for Feb. 9 has been canceled. Tickets will be refunded at the Miniaci box office. George Wein's Newport All-...
To some, the Whiffenpoofs might represent some fantasy of Yale—quaffing ale in harmony at Mory’s, pining for the days when the college was all male and students wore tuxedos instead of denim. Oh, they dress well and sing like angels. But The...
Football fans flying to New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII will be packing a lot of enthusiasm, but they'd better not haul pickaxes, air horns or flasks of booze. And if you're bringing a live raven, check with out your airline's pet policy before getting...
— In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
The Baltimore SunThe Harbaugh brothers always shared a bedroom growing up. Now, their football teams are dividing up usage of the New Orleans Saints' practice facility. After the Ravens expressed concerns about the hard surface of an artificial turf practice field...
Tags: Sports, Ed Reed, Dannell Ellerbe, Bruce Miller, Clark Haggans
On the north end of Townline Road between U.S. 31 and Little Traverse Bay is the former hotel and dance hall of Zack White. Zack White was a band leader in the early 1900s and friend of Duke Ellington and Louie Armstrong. Both of these greats are reputed...
Tags: Duke Ellington
Mar 19, 2013 |Story| Daily American
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Jan 31, 2013 |Column| Petoskey News
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