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VJC Big Band and Guest Vibraphonist, Richard Greenblatt- Tribute to Terry Gibbs’ Dream Band – December 4, 2015 – 8 pm

December 4, 2015 – 8 pm The Vermont Jazz Center’s 18 piece big band with vibraphonist Rich Greenblatt play the high-energy swinging arrangements of Terry Gibbs’ legendary Dream Band. Special guests Jill Connolly and Mark Anagnostpolus on vocals for this annual VJC Scholarship fundraiser concert. Tickets $25-40 sliding scale, $35-50 …

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St Germain announces first North American tour in 15 years

The much-anticipated new self-titled album from St Germain (Ludovic Navarre), which comes 15 years after the commercially and critically successful Tourist, has been met with acclaim, with NPR declaring Navarre “remains a sly master of the textural mix,” The Independent on Sunday (UK) praising the album’s “tasteful blend of dexterous musicianship and smooth syncopated beats,” and the Wall Street …

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Famed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra to perform November 14 at MIT Cambridge: music by Mark Harvey, plus live improvisation to Kate Matson’s FiLmprov Cha Cha Cha

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues its 43rd season with an exuberant show at MIT Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA 02142, November 14 at 8 pm, free admission. On tap: Mark Harvey’s Spaceways (for Sun Ra), De-Evolution Blues (for the current political season), and the premiere of Harvey’s Tritonology.  …

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Alicia Olatuja performs at Harlem Stage on November 18

HARLEM STAGE PRESENTS A FREE CARNEGIE HALL NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT WITH ALICIA OLATUJA, NOVEMBER 18 Harlem Stage Gatehouse (150 Convent Avenue, Manhattan) Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Alicia Olatuja Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30pm Tickets: Free with RSVP To kick off the 30th anniversary season of their partnership with Carnegie Hall, Harlem Stage is excited to …

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Antonio Hart, ‘Blessings CD’ Standard – NYC / Dizzy Gillespie™ All Stars, Blue Note – NYC (Dizzy’s Birthday)

“Blessings describes how I feel about the great music that came before,” says Hart. While he is mindful of the jazz tradition, he knows no confines. “Great music also comes from Stax and Motown, Jeff Beck, Queen, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson.” “Blessings” and “standards” do not stand …

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Dizzy Gillespie™ All Stars, Blue Note – NYC (Dizzy’s Birthday) / Antonio Hart, ‘Blessings CD’ Standard – NYC

History has produced its share of great artists and great people – John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie was both. As a performer, he left behind an incredible record of innovation and inspiration; as a composer, a broad repository of musical masterpieces; and as a man, a legion of friends, colleagues, and …

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A Tribute to Jobim with Maucha Adnet, featuring Helio Alvez and Duduka DaFonseca

Saturday, November 14, 2015 8 pm Brazilian Vocalist  Maucha Adnet performed, toured and recorded with legendary composer Antônio Carlos Jobim and Banda Nova for ten years. For this performance, she will be supported by Brazilian musicians Helio Alvez (piano) and Duduka DaFonseca (drums) and Austrian bassist Hans Glawishnig. Jobim was …

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Sofia Rei Quartet At the Vermont Jazz Center in collaboration with Next Stage.

Friday, October 30, 2015 8 pm http://sofiamusic.com/ Called “one of the best Argentine singers ever” and “a song researcher with a vibrant voice,” Sofia Rei is emerging as a star while still holding firm to the scholarly mission of discovering and performing song forms and rhythms rarely heard outside their …

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Kurt Elling makes Café Carlyle debut, October 13-17

GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNER KURT ELLING MAKES CAFÉ CARLYLE DEBUT, OCTOBER 13-17 GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling makes his Café Carlyle debut with Elling Swings Sinatra, October 13-17. The five-night run will pay homage to the legendary male vocalist in celebration of Sinatra’s centenary. Elling will lend his own voice to Sinatra’s vast repertoire with reinterpretations of classic …

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Hannah Burgé’s “Green River Sessions” CD Release @ the Jazz Bistro, Toronto Tuesday, October 6th 8:00 pm

The Jazz Bistro 251 Victoria Street, near Yonge/Dundas Toronto ON M5B 1T8 Canada 416 363 5299 www.jazzbistro.ca L Genre classification simply will not pigeonhole the remarkable Canadian vocalist Hannah Burgé, as clearly demonstrated in her extraordinary debut album Green River Sessions on Music Village Records. Her Masters Degree in ethnomusicology is no …

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Sean Jones Joins SFJAZZ Collective, Fall 2015 & Spring 2016 Tour Dates Announced

SFJAZZ announces a new lineup of its award-winning all-star octet, the SFJAZZ Collective – trumpeter Sean Jones is replacing long-time member and trumpeter Avishai Cohen. The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star award-winning jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performers and composers at work in jazz today. Launched in 2004 …

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