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The 2016 White Plains Jazz Fest

The fifth annual White Plains Jazz Fest took place September 20–25, 2016, and has gone from a one-day event in 2012 to a six-day, citywide extravaganza. The Fest is...
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The 2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, the last major event of the season-long line-up of jazz performances in New York City’s SummerStage series, took place August 26-27 at Marcus Garvey...
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Tierney Sutton Band Salutes Sting at Catalina’s

The Tierney Sutton Band completed a three-day gig at Catalina Jazz Club October 13-15.  They presented a tribute to Sting and also covered the theme song from their songtrack...
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In Brooklyn: On Stage at Kingsborough, 2016-2017 Season

Brooklyn’s On Stage at Kingsborough is a performing arts center whose mission is to present culturally diverse, multidisciplinary performances. The website states, “We strive to create an environment where...
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NJPAC and the TD James Moody Jazz Festival

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) had its spectacular opening celebration on October 18, 1997 that included performances by Wynton Marsalis, Chita Rivera, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, Savion...
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The 2016 Newport Jazz Festival: Fabulous, Rain or Shine

The 2016 Newport Jazz Festival, presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, took place July 29 –31. Sometimes at Newport, you get gorgeous weather, other times you experience torrential downpours....
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Dianne Reeves Lights Up the Night at SummerStage

The 2016 SummerStage Festival continued a dazzling season of free jazz concerts on July 27, when acclaimed vocalist Dianne Reeves performed in New York City’s Queensbridge Park. Dianne Reeves...
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Jeff Hamilton Organ Trio at Sunset Jazz Newport

One of the great musicians of our time is drummer/percussionist, composer and leader, Jeff Hamilton.  He has long been regarded as a stellar figure in the jazz world!   He...
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James Morrison Band at Sunset Jazz at Newport

James Morrison is a multi-faceted career musician who plays a number of instruments including trumpet, trombone, euphonium, flugelhorn, tuba, saxophone, double bass and piano.  He hails from Australia and...