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Entries from April 2009

Berklee Musicians to Play New York’s Blue Note

For the eleventh straight year, a group of top student instrumentalists and composers from Boston’s Berklee College of Music will play New York City’s legendary Blue Note Jazz Club, on Monday, April 27. [READ FULL ARTICLE: Berklee Musicians to Play New York’s Blue Note]

Date: Apr 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Categories: Jazz Festivals

Wynton Marsalis Urges Congressional Arts Support

Wynton Marsalis, the trumpeter who also who serves as the Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, urged Congress in a March 30 speech to provide more support for the arts to help restore America’s integrity through its culture. Marsalis delivered the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy during National Arts Advocacy Day […]

Date: Apr 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz News

Seattle Times – Saxophonist Mark Taylor: Passionate Lyricism

By taking his time and letting his music develop at its own pace, Mark Taylor has become one of the essential players on the Seattle jazz scene. While steadily pursuing his own musical vision, the alto saxophonist has toiled fruitfully as a sideman, contributing to more than half a dozen excellent ensembles. [READ FULL ARTICLE:Seattle […]

Date: Apr 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Artist Review

Soul Beach Music Festival 2009

The Soul Beach Music Festival for the pass nine years have brought together some the biggest names in soul music and entertainment, like India Arie, wyclef Jean, Erykah badu, Alicia Keys and many more. This year the Soul Beach Music Festival is flying to the shore of Aruba from May 20th to May 25th, 2009 […]

Date: Apr 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Festivals

Jazz Boston Jazz Week ’09

JazzBoston’s Jazz Week ’09 Celebrates Boston Scene’s Staggering Stylistic Diversity. Nine Days of Music Answer Question Posed by 2009 Theme: What’s Your Jazz? Mayors Thomas M. Menino of Boston, E. Denise Simmons of Cambridge Officially Proclaim April 25 – May 3 “Jazz Week” What’s your jazz? Music lovers all across the Greater Boston area will […]

Date: Apr 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Festivals

Valparaiso University Union Jazz Fest 2009

Valparaiso University Union Jazz Fest is a mixture of High School Jazz Bands, University Faculty Jazz Trio, University Student Jazz Lab Band and professional entertainers. Northwest Indiana’s only non-competitive Jazz program. 6 day event. Valparaiso University Union Jazz Fest 2009 runs from Apr 13 to Apr 18. Venue: University Ballroom Harre Union Valparaiso IN 46383 […]

Date: Apr 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Festivals