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Google 9/23/2018 12:54:34 AM

Birdland Jazz Club Opens Its New Birdland Theater - DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)


DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Birdland Jazz Club Opens Its New Birdland Theater
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
... Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, Ava Gardner, Marilyn Monroe, and Sammy Davis, Jr., and home to such jazz legends as Charlie “Bird” Parker (after whom it was named), Count Basie, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and many ...

Google 9/22/2018 2:21:42 AM

With 'Emanon,' Jazz Elder Wayne Shorter Grandly Sweeps The Stars - Capital Public Radio News


Capital Public Radio News

With 'Emanon,' Jazz Elder Wayne Shorter Grandly Sweeps The Stars
Capital Public Radio News
With a title borrowed from Parker's contemporary Dizzy Gillespie — "Emanon," or "No name" spelled backwards, was a piece in Gillespie's big-band repertory — it recalls the gleaming vision of modernity that bebop once embodied, with an additional ...

Google 9/22/2018 12:00:22 AM

Supper Club opens in historic Cameron Mansion in Harrisburg: Cool Spaces - PennLive.com


PennLive.com

Supper Club opens in historic Cameron Mansion in Harrisburg: Cool Spaces
PennLive.com
10/19: Dinner with Dizzy: Celebrating the life and works of Dizzy Gillespie;. 10/31: Calling All Princesses: A dress-up 'Miss Manners' event for girls ages 3-7;. 11/9: King Tut in Ancient Egypt Dinner: Marking the discovery of the Tut tomb;. 11/11 ...

Google 9/21/2018 8:34:58 PM

Walking Distance: Freebird — dry-toned fluency and 1950s New York cool - Financial Times


Financial Times

Walking Distance: Freebird — dry-toned fluency and 1950s New York cool
Financial Times
The twisty lines and rhythmic chatter that shook jazz into the modernist era rose up in late-night jams with Charlie “Yardbird” Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk. The angular melodies and quick-fire rhythms seemed outlandish at the time, but ...

Google 9/21/2018 3:18:00 PM

'Quincy': 10 Things We Learned From New Quincy Jones Doc - Rolling Stone


Rolling Stone

'Quincy': 10 Things We Learned From New Quincy Jones Doc
Rolling Stone
On his 1989 album Back on the Block he attempted to illustrate the musical connections between rap (as represented by the likes of Ice-T and Big Daddy Kane) and jazz (Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie). He later played a role in starting Vibe magazine ...

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Google 9/21/2018 3:02:51 PM

Discover New Talent At Umbria Jazz, One Of Italy's Top Music Festivals - Forbes


Forbes

Discover New Talent At Umbria Jazz, One Of Italy's Top Music Festivals
Forbes
Over the past 45 years all the greats have played at the festival, including Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Art Blakey, Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp and Keith Jarrett. Today, the top acts in jazz ...

Google 9/21/2018 2:53:00 PM

commUNITY spotlight: The Historic Colored Musicians Club - WGRZ.com


WGRZ.com

commUNITY spotlight: The Historic Colored Musicians Club
WGRZ.com
You could catch the greats such as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane. When the great Miles Davis and John Coltrane were teens, they had to wait in the background for their turn to play.

Google 9/21/2018 1:25:33 AM

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