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Coming up: Greenwich Beer & Jazz Festival

Coming up: Greenwich Beer & Jazz Festival
Most beer festivals just highlight beer. At the end of May, though, Greenwich wll be going one better, and adding jazz music to the mix. Happy festival goers in front of the classical buildings at Greenwich The Greenwich Beer and jazz Festival is held in a marvellous setting, on the lawns of the Royal Naval College.  While as you might expect from a Greenwich festival the local Meantime Brewery is contributing a large number of its beers, there will be real ales from as far afield as Cornwall (Skinner’s)...
May 15th, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
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OutJazz, Sunday Jazz sessions at the parks

OutJazz, Sunday Jazz sessions at the parks
Once more, Outjazz will be bringing music to everyone, gathering people at some of the most interesting parks in Lisbon. During 5 months, from May to September, jazz will take over a main garden in the city, a different one each month. The music will play at the sound of nature, in the open air. So, as you may be walking along the park, Sunday afternoons, you may come into a jazz festival. Or you may just be after that same festival. Just take you time and enjoy. It’s free. Every Sunday, from 5pm...
May 12th, 2010 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, culture, Events, Family Friendly, jazz, music, Outdoors & Recreation, park

Unique New Silent Film about Jazzman Louis Armstrong

Unique New Silent Film about Jazzman Louis Armstrong
... Cecile Licad to play their musical score for the  silent movie ‘LOUIS’ – A Silent Film. LOUIS is a film homage to the great American jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong and the birth of the great American musical art form – jazz. Set in 1907 New Orleans, the film, shot by Academy Award-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond (The Deer Hunter, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Black Dahlia), tells the story of a poor young boy who dreams of playing the trumpet. Starting his career...
May 6th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: film, jazz, music

Jazz on the Promenade

Jazz on the Promenade
Friday nights are getting a little hotter with live jazz at the Scottsdale Promenade at the corner of Scottsdale Road and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard in North Scottsdale. Each concert, which only feature a Valley artist, are free to the public.  But donations are accepted to benefit Ryan’s House, a Phoenix-based shelter for children with serious diseases and their families. Raffles for spa certificates, retail shops and restaurants at the Promenade shopping center will be given away during each...
April 29th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
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Confirmed names for CoolJazzFestival on July 2010

Confirmed names for CoolJazzFestival on July 2010
CooljazzFest is a music festival presenting some of the best and talented artist on the jazz scene. Combining different expressions and perspectives of this kind of music, the program is wide and definitely to take into consideration. This next July summer nights, CooljazzFest will be presenting top quality open air concerts in Cascais (map) and Mafra (map), in places of great historic and natural importance.  This 7th edition will bring to the stage 12 national and international artists. One...
March 21st, 2010 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, Events, festival, jazz, music

It’s Jazz Season in San Francisco

It’s Jazz Season in San Francisco
“The finest such jazz event this city has ever seen and heard… superb festival.” – The San Francisco Chronicle From Tinariwen of Mali’s unique North African/Western blues/rock blend to Ana Moura of Portugal’s fado to Ladysmith Black Mambazo, San Francisco jazz is set to showcase a diverse assortment of international jazz music. The 11th Annual SF jazz Spring Season is hosted by the San Francisco jazz, a “non-profit presenter of jazz artistic and education programs.”...
February 18th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
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Move to the Groove of the Mission Bay Jazz & Blues

Move to the Groove of the Mission Bay Jazz & Blues
Celebrating its 10th anniversary on Saturday, 27 February, is the Mission Bay jazz and Blues Streetfest, at the Selwyn Reserve, Tamaki Drive in Mission Bay. The event is an outdoor jazz and blues street music festival that will be held in one of Auckland City’s most popular and iconic waterfront sites, with more than 20 bands expected to entertain over 30,000 fans. Tamaki Drive will actualy be enclosed to allow bands to play on the street itself and for everyone to have fun in a friendly atmosphere,...
February 16th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Blues, jazz, Mission Bay, Selwyn Reserve, Tamaki Drive

Sultry Singer Norah Jones

Sultry Singer Norah Jones
 Norah Jones has become a jazz superstar and she’ll be performing one show at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC, the first weekend of April. Her 2002 debut album on the Blue Note label, Come Away with Me, was an instant hit in the adult contemporary jazz genre and won the singer 5 Grammy awards, including Record of the Year.  Her rich and melancholy voice was significantly more mature than her age at the time, just 22 years old.  Just the next year, she took home 8 Grammys, sweeping 5 major...
February 1st, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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A Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton at the Patricia Hotel

A Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton at the Patricia Hotel
... He started playing piano in New Orleans when he was a teenager and went on to become of the most acclaimed pianists and composers of ragtime and jazz.  At the age of 28, from 1919 to 1921 Jelly Roll Morton made Vanouver his home and lived at the Patricia Hotel where he played piano in the Patricia Cafe (now Pat’s Pub).  This was the beginning of a long lost golden age of entertainment that was centred on the Hastings Street strip, now known as the Downtown East Side where some of Vancouver’s...
January 14th, 2010 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Events, jazz, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance

Hear Jazz Guitarist Al Di Meola

Hear Jazz Guitarist Al Di Meola
Legendary guitarist Al Di Meola is known for his Latin-influenced jazz fusion sound.  With over 20 records under his belt, including the critically acclaimed partnership with legendary violinist Jean-Luc Ponty and bassist extraordinaire Stanley Clarke on the acoustic record The Rite of Strings. Di Meola is coming to Washington, DC and playing The Barns at Wolf Trap later this month. His music is wide-ranging from Latin-influenced jazz and jazz fusion, to more of an avant-garde jazz sound, including...
January 4th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, jazz, music, Wolf-Trap

Reminder: Chicago’s Asian American Jazz Festival This Weekend

Reminder: Chicago’s Asian American Jazz Festival This Weekend
Like blues music, jazz is at the heart of Chicago’s music scene and this weekend is the 14th annual Asian American jazz Festival. It’s actually almost a miracle the festival is still happening. With no corporate funding, the event’s organizers took what money they had (about $10,000) to keep the festival on the calendar. If you are looking for something to do tonight, then come out and support what will turn out to be an impressive line-up of some of Chicago’s best jazz musicians. Tonight...
November 14th, 2009 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Chicago, jazz, music, music performances

Music in the Garden

... charge. The Patio Café also offers a daily café menu. A cash bar and wine flights are also available. The music ranges from Chicago Blues, Latin jazz to Vintage Rock. It’s a fantastic way to round out the week, hear some talented musicians, enjoy great food and drink and experience the sights and sounds of the Desert Botanical Garden. Doors open at 6:00pm Performance scheduled for Fridays, 7:00 – 9:00pm on Ullman Terrace October 2 –   Jaleo – Contemporary Latin October 9 –...
September 27th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Blues, concert, desert botanical garden, food and wine, gardens, jazz, live music, Phoenix, rock

7 Things to Experience in Lisbon in the Fall 2009

... at Sintra park and catch some chest nuts Just another good excuse for a day trip to Sintra. Check those huge chestnut trees…   Check the jazz jam sessions at Hot Club No cold can get in this small jazz club. Hot Club was the first club in Lisbon dedicated to jazz. Still is one of the best, at Praça da Alegria (map). Related places: A Praça da Alegria, Lisbon 1250 View Details...
September 16th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, boutique, Clubing, eating, fall, Family Friendly, gourmet, Hotels & Places to Stay, jazz, lux, News, Outdoors & Recreation, Restaurants & Bars, sintra, The Arts

September arrives with a great Jazz Festival – Lisbon

The beginning of September comes with a promise of good jazz. The only Portuguese jazz magazine is bringing to Lisbon the second edition of Festival jazz.pt. Most of the action takes place at Hot Club, the oldest and main jazz club in town. From Thursday to Saturday there will be two concerts a day, one at 22h, the other at 24h. But it’s more than just another concert. Most of them will be the presentation of new work. There’s also a great concert at Parque Mayer (map) with Joachim Kühn, Miroslav...
September 7th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Attractions, club, concert, Events, festival, jazz, music, News, night, Outdoors & Recreation

Jazz Festival in the Desert

The Valley is attracting more and more great performers in the music industry.  If you’re a jazz fan, consider the JW Festival in the Desert at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on Friday, September 11 at 7:00pm.  Not only is it a great property, but they are offering hotel packages that along with the performance will include discounted room rates and other amenities.  The new City North is across the street featuring The Kona Grill, Blue Martini Lounge and great shopping along...
September 3rd, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, City North, concert, coupons & discounts, Desert Ridge, discounts, Euge Groove, Events, Food & Beverage, hotel discounts, hotel packages, Hotels & Places to Stay, jazz, Jeff Golub, Jeff Lorber, Jessy J, JW Marriott, music, nightlife, Phoenix, Shopping

Summer free concerts and dancing in open air Lisbon

From classic music, jazz and dancing, this summer, as we’ve been getting used to in the last few years, is time for free quality music. On some of the best places Lisbon has to offer… Here’s a list of the places and time: Classic Music 21st and 22nd of August, at 19h at São Pedro de Alcântara (map) – listen to the flute and cello recital (21st) and to a Quartet (22nd) overlooking Lisbon red rooftops and the Castle; 28th and 29th of August, 19h at Jardim Botânico (map) – listen...
August 16th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, dancing, Events, Family Friendly, festival, gardens, jazz, open air, Outdoors & Recreation, The Arts

Get Anthology Tickets for Only $10 Through Labor Day!

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August 3rd, 2009 | The San Diego Guide | Read More | Comments: 0
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Free Jazz Evenings – Every Thursdays at CCB, Lisbon

As we seem to be getting used to, August will keep the Thursday jazz evenings at Centro Cultural de Belém (map). While the 6th of August will bring a solo pianist (Kris Davis), the 13thhe will be playing along with Andrea Wolper and Ken Filiano (USA). Friday 14thwe will have an unexpected visit of Catarina dos Santos at Praça do Museu (CCB). Back to Thursday evenings, Noah Premiger sax will heat up the night on the 20thof August, and this month will finish with Gonçalo Prazeres Quartet (Portuguese). These...
July 29th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
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Out Jazz Festival – Now at Jardim do Campo Grande

As of this next Sunday, Out jazz Festival will be held at Jardim do Campo Grande, until the end of July. The festival will then keep going on to yet another garden – August will be held at Restelo (Parque dos Moinhos). Jardim do Campo Grande (map) is right in the centre of Lisbon, between Campo Pequeno and Alvalade Stadium. You can get there easily by subway. The kick off is responsibility of António Bruheim Trio. Every Sunday, from 5pm until sunset, jazz bands and DJ’s will play their music...
June 30th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
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Jazz it up, Vancouver!

The Vancouver International jazz Festival:  June 26 – July 5 This week, enjoy some fabulous music performed at 40 venues around the city with 1800 musicians presenting 400 shows, some of them free! jazz greats like saxophonist Sonny Rollins plays the Orpheum on Monday.  The Kenny Werner Quintet and Fred Hurst Trio perform at the Centre for Performing Arts on Tuesday.  Chicago’s Kurt Elling, the king of male jazz singers, is at the Centre Friday July 3 along with Enrico Rava teaming...
June 26th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
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