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Google 11/20/2018 8:29:49 AM

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz - NKU The Northerner Online


NKU The Northerner Online

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz
NKU The Northerner Online
Of course, she felt inspired by jazz greats like, Dexter Gordon, Charlie Parker and John Coltrane, but a bulk of her inspiration grew from her relationship with her boyfriend Eric Snyder. “He pushes me so hard and he is such a good musician himself ...

Google 11/19/2018 7:01:19 PM

Civil servants vote in favour of possible strike action over pay - ITV News


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Civil servants vote in favour of possible strike action over pay
ITV News
Members of the civil servant union Prospect in Jersey have voted in favour of possible industrial action over an ongoing States pay row. 93% of respondents to a recent survey carried out by the union said they would support industrial action. The ...

Google 11/19/2018 12:49:14 PM

Buffalo native performs with Bette Midler, Vanessa Williams - WKBW-TV


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Buffalo native performs with Bette Midler, Vanessa Williams
WKBW-TV
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - On November 16, a Buffalo native will be performing at the historic Birdland Jazz Club in New York City - a venue where Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, and Marilyn Monroe once frequented. Carmen Ruby Floyd has been rehearsing ...

Google 11/15/2018 3:36:28 AM

The 2018 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival – Great Music and a Fine Tribute - Jazz Police


Jazz Police

The 2018 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival – Great Music and a Fine Tribute
Jazz Police
Gary Bartz said, “We're also celebrating Charlie Parker, who was our hero.” The show closed with a delightfully energetic Charlie Parker song from his Charlie Parker with Strings LP, “Repetition,” which is on the Paper Man reissue. Saturday, August 25.

Google 11/14/2018 3:45:38 AM

Jazzy "Charlie Parker's Yardbird" closes out Arizona Opera's inaugural Red Series - Arizona Daily Star


Arizona Daily Star

Jazzy "Charlie Parker's Yardbird" closes out Arizona Opera's inaugural Red Series
Arizona Daily Star
It's probably my favorite part of the process now is working with this dancer (Du'Bois A'Keen), who kind of embodies Charlie Parker's music physically on the stage,” Stewart said. “He really brings a whole new flavor to this piece that it desperately ...

Google 11/13/2018 8:21:22 PM

Hitting the Right Notes: Five Actors Who Played Real-Life Jazz Artists - JAZZIZ Magazine


JAZZIZ Magazine

Hitting the Right Notes: Five Actors Who Played Real-Life Jazz Artists
JAZZIZ Magazine
His tribute to the life and music of saxophonist Charlie Parker is constructed as a montage of scenes from the artist's life – from his childhood in Kansas City through his early death at the age of 34. Much of Bird revolves around his only grounding ...

Google 11/13/2018 12:19:04 PM

Arizona Opera 2018-19 Review: Charlie Parker's Yardbird - OperaWire


OperaWire

Arizona Opera 2018-19 Review: Charlie Parker's Yardbird
OperaWire
Charlie Parker's Yardbird” features music by saxophone virtuoso Daniel Schnyder and a libretto by playwright Bridgette A. Wimberly. Since it premiered in 2015 at Opera Philadelphia, several the work has premiered with a number of companies, including ...

Google 11/12/2018 5:17:04 AM

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