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Google 7/18/2018 2:24:00 PM

Freemasons: who are they and what do they actually do? - The Week UK


The Week UK

Freemasons: who are they and what do they actually do?
The Week UK
Jazz legend Duke Ellington was joined by the likes of Nat King Cole, WC Handy, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie and Lionel Hampton to be inducted into the mysterious world of freemasonry. This is all the more remarkable given their position as figures ...

Google 7/18/2018 2:00:47 PM

World Emoji Day: Did you guess right? - International Cricket Council


International Cricket Council

World Emoji Day: Did you guess right?
International Cricket Council
13) Dizzy (Jason) Gillespie 14) The Doctor (WG Grace). 15) Whispering Death (Michael Holding) 16) Mr Cricket (Michael Hussey). 17) Kasper (Michael Kasprowicz) 18) The Prince (Brian) Lara 19) Turbanator (Harbhajan Singh). 20) Phil 'The Cat' Tuffnell.

Google 7/18/2018 8:34:42 AM

This musician survived the Holocaust despite being everything the Nazis hated - We Are The Mighty (blog)


We Are The Mighty (blog)

This musician survived the Holocaust despite being everything the Nazis hated
We Are The Mighty (blog)
He picked up his performing skills in small clubs throughout Europe before the war and would perform alongside Jazz legends like Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, and Dizzy Gillespie. He would even perform a jam session with the great Louis Armstrong.

Google 7/17/2018 6:10:22 PM

Hopkinton resident tours with Electric Youth - Wicked Local


Wicked Local

Hopkinton resident tours with Electric Youth
Wicked Local
The EY singer-dancers are backed by Boston musicians who've performed, recorded and toured with performers that include Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Alicia Keys, B.B. King, Diana Ross, The Temptations, Van Morrison and others.

Google 7/17/2018 1:17:09 PM

Les Lieber, Who Served Jazz to the Lunch Crowd, Dies at 106 - New York Times


New York Times

Les Lieber, Who Served Jazz to the Lunch Crowd, Dies at 106
New York Times
“But that hasn't prevented people like Dizzy Gillespie or Buddy Rich or Clark Terry or Bobby Hackett from playing with us.” Jazz at Noon moved around over the decades to various Manhattan locations. Mr. Lieber both played at the sessions and acted as ...

Google 7/16/2018 11:53:43 PM

'West Side Story Reimagined' Review: A Kaleidoscope of Latin Jazz - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

'West Side Story Reimagined' Review: A Kaleidoscope of Latin Jazz
Wall Street Journal
The reanimated “Maria” now begins with a call-and-response chant, a tradition rooted in West African and Cuban religious ceremonies but familiar to jazz listeners from Dizzy Gillespie's “Cubana Be, Cubana Bop.” Arranger Jeremy Fletcher's reconception ...

Google 7/16/2018 9:49:00 PM

Musicians to celebrate Mel Martin's legacy; Sally Field among City Arts & Lectures speakers - San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco Chronicle

Musicians to celebrate Mel Martin's legacy; Sally Field among City Arts & Lectures speakers
San Francisco Chronicle
Wes Montgomery, Dizzy Gillespie, Boz Scaggs, Freddy Fender, McCoy Tyner — those are just a few of the artists with whom the versatile Bay Area saxophonist, flutist and composer Mel Martin performed and recorded in a long, productive career that ended ...

Google 7/11/2018 11:01:00 PM

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