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Panama Jazz Festival 2015 – Danilo Perez Announces 2015 Lineup

12th Annual Panama Jazz Festival Led by Artistic Director Danilo PérezAnnounces 2015 Lineup Festival Dates: January 12 – 17, 2015 Uniting internationally acclaimed jazz artists, renowned educators and jazz fans from around the globe, the 12th Annual Panama Jazz Festival will be held January 12-17, 2015 at The City of …

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SFJAZZ Gala Honoring Herbie Hancock raises over $1.4 million for SFJAZZ artistic and education programs

The 2014 SFJAZZ Center Gala on May 16, 2014 in San Francisco awarded Herbie Hancock the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award.  With more than 600 guests, the Gala raised over $1.4 million for SFJAZZ artistic and education programs. Festivities included performances by Hancock with the star-studded SFJAZZ Collective, the award-winning SFJAZZ …

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Black Passports: Travel Memoirs as a Tool for Youth Empowerment

Black Passports: Travel Memoirs as a Tool for Youth Empowerment Music: Les Nubians and Dizzy Gillespie. This 6-minute video outlines contents of the book Black Passports and weaves together visuals of African American world travelers with locations they visited. http://www.professorevans.net/videos.html (Formats: YouTube, Vimeo, & Download) BOOK DESCRIPTION (SUNY, 2014) Black …

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Gary Slaight Scholarship Brings Canadian Talent to Berklee

Vancouver’s Elise Boeur and Natasha Pheko to attend Berklee this fall    Canadian enrollment at Berklee has almost tripled since 2005 July 8, 2013 – Vancouver musicians Elise Boeur and Natasha Pheko have been awarded the prestigious Slaight Family Scholarship, established by Gary Slaight, for study at Boston’s Berklee College of Music. Both of this year’s scholars …

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Taylor Made Jazz Performing at the Queen City Jazz Festival July 27th, 2013

July 10, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Van Taylor Phone: 716-855-1754 Email: taylorvan@juno.com Taylor Made Jazz is coming to the Queen City Jazz Festival July 27,2013 at 5pm presented by the Colored Musicians Club Located at 145 Broadway in Buffalo New York 14203 This group brings a unique blend of …

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Circlesongs Bobby McFerrin August 23–30 @ Omega Institute Rhinebeck, NY

Circlesongs 7-Day Inclusive August 23, 2013 – August 30, 2013 Location: Rhinebeck, NY Course: SM13-4107-561 Teacher: Bobby McFerrin, Judi Donaghy Vinar, Rhiannon, Joey Blake… See More Tuition: $1600 WEBSITE Description Registration is by phone only; call 877.944.2002. “Improvisation involves coming into a situation without rigid expectations or preconceptions. We must …

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