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Sherman Brothers Tribute Show

Sherman Brothers Tribute Show

Chicago, IL, June 3, 2015 The Sherman Brothers Tribute Show returns for Encore to Davenport’s Piano Bar on Sat June 13 The multi-talented Sherman Brothers were not only accomplished songwriters,… Read more »

Mr. Schue Sings for Kennedy Center Honors After Party

Mr. Schue Sings for Kennedy Center Honors After Party

Just when things were dying down at the Kennedy Center Honors after-hours party, Matthew Morrison went all Mr. Schue on the well-dressed onlookers.

Enabling The Disabled To Play Sweet Music

Enabling The Disabled To Play Sweet Music

The interPLAY company band is rehearsing on a recent Monday night in the elegant Music Center at Strathmore on the outskirts of Washington, D.C. We are born with a gene for making music.

Herman Leonard obituary

Herman Leonard obituary

Herman Leonard’s much-celebrated picture of Dexter Gordon, taken in 1948 Photograph: Herman Leonard/AP The photographer Herman Leonard, who has died aged 87, earned enduring fame for his images of jazz musicians that seemed to embody the very essence of the music. “My whole principle was to capture the mood and atmosphere of the moment,” he said.

Hanah Jon Taylor Artet with Willie Pickens at International House June 5

Hanah Jon Taylor Artet with Willie Pickens at International House June 5

World-class saxophone/flutist and Chicago native son, Hanah Jon Taylor, returns home for an exciting performance on Saturday, June 5, at 8pm at the International House at the University of Chicago… Read more »

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 28

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 28

WASHINGTON, May 28 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO ) FRIDAY, MAY 28: JAZZ JUBILEE Profile America — Friday, May 28th.

Song by Scottish band pairs with ‘Here Come The Hawks’ LISTEN – VIDEO

Song by Scottish band pairs with ‘Here Come The Hawks’ LISTEN – VIDEO

RELATED NEWS: Hawks fans cheer win that was ‘long time coming’ RELATED NEWS: Hawks advance to Stanley Cup Finals CHICAGO (CBS) ― As the Blackhawks advance to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 18 years, there are two songs that you will no doubt hear a lot of around Chicago in the coming weeks. One of them is the Hawks’ official fight song, “Here Come the Hawks.” The Blackhawks debuted the fight song in 1968, and they still use it for the pregame video introduction during games.

16-year-old Nikki Yanofsky: no nerves, just talent

16-year-old Nikki Yanofsky: no nerves, just talent

New York (CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM) — When 16-year-old Nikki Yanofsky stepped on stage to sing the Canadian national anthem at the opening ceremony for the 2010 Winter Olympics, her nerves did a curious thing: They vanished. “I never get nervous and I was so nervous for that one,” she says.

31st Detroit International Jazz Festival 2010 Edition of the Labor Day Weekend Classic to Celebrate Flame Keepers

31st Detroit International Jazz Festival 2010 Edition of the Labor Day Weekend Classic to Celebrate Flame Keepers

Allen Toussaint, Take 6, Branford Marsalis, Mulgrew Miller, Roy Haynes, Manhattan Transfer, Kirk Whalum, and Mambo Legends Orchestra on tap DETROIT, April 29 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Today, festival organizers announced the lineup for the 31 st Detroit International Jazz Festival (DJF), Friday, September 3 through Monday, September 6, in downtown Detroit. Subtitled “Flame Keepers – Carrying the Torch for Modern Jazz,” the Detroit Jazz Fest will feature a veritable “dean’s list” of alumni who passed through the “schools” of Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Betty Carter, Ray Brown, Miles Davis and Gil Evans.

Free classical, jazz performances in West Loop this month

Free classical, jazz performances in West Loop this month

Advanced conservatory students performing Feb. 19 & 20 More than 360 of Merit School of Music’s most advanced classical and jazz students are playing free for the public during its… Read more »

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