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WINARD HARPER “COEXIST” (Jazz Legacy Productions)

The city of Baltimore is known for many things, not least of which is jazz wizards Bill Frisell, Billie Holiday, Gary Bartz, and drummer composer, bandleader, and educator Winard Harper. With trumpeter-brother Philip, Winard Harper co-led the Harper Brothers, one of the most successful—artistically and popularity-wise—straight-ahead, hard-boppin’ jazz bands from …

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In Tune with Chaye Alexander In Production / Chaye Booking Performance Dates for 2016

Columbia, South Carolina – January 14, 2016 – Chaye Alexander is taking things to the next level with her new venture, “In Tune with Chaye Alexander”, currently in development. Chaye Alexander is a distinguished radio personality/producer/multimedia talent and host of the weekly radio show “Live with Chaye”… Advancing technology has …

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NPR’S Jazz Night in America will record Philadelphia concert honoring jazz pioneer Jymie Merritt on Sat., Jan. 16

A long-overdue tribute concert celebrating lifelong Philadelphia jazz artist Jymie Merritt, the innovative double bass and electric bassist, band leader and composer, will be recorded for an upcoming edition of NPR’s Jazz Night in America program. The Music of Jymie Merritt and The Forerunners will take place Saturday, January 16, …

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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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