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February 2011

South Florida JAZZ Welcomes ‘We Four’ | March 12th, 2011

March 12, 2011 – 8:00 p.m. – South
Florida JAZZ Welcomes We Four, a New Band of New York’s Best Players,
Celebrating the Legacy of Saxophone Colossus John Coltrane


 

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — South Florida‘s premier modern jazz organization is privileged to feature We Four: Celebrating John Coltrane. All of the players have a connection with the master, and drummer Jimmy Cobb
played with Coltrane in the Miles Davis bands of the 1950s and 60s.
This concert takes place at the 500-seat Rose & Alfred Miniaci
Performing Arts Center on the Nova Southeastern University campus, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr Blvd in Davie 33314. Tickets are $40 ($30 for South Florida JAZZ members and $15 for students under age 25 with I.D.) and may be purchased from the Broward Center Box Office by calling 954.462.0222 in Broward County, also toll-free at 877-311-SHOW, as well as online at: http://southfloridajazz.org, the presenting organization’s official website. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Jazz In The Gardens Adds The Isley Brothers to the Festival…

Jazz in the Gardens Adds The Isley Brothers “Celebrating 50 Years Of Music” to the Festival Line-Up

Legendary Icons Reunite at Award Winning Festival to Celebrate 50 Years of Music

MIAMI GARDENS, FL–(Marketwire – February 22, 2011) –  Jazz in the Gardens has upgraded the star-studded line up to include The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald & Ernest Isley “Celebrating 50 Years Of Music” to the sixth annual music festival. The festival returns to Miami Gardens’ SunLife Stadium, March 19 and 20, 2011for the 6th
consecutive year. This highly anticipated performance marks the first
time in over five years that The Isley Brothers have performed together.
With a music catalogue spanning over 50 years including hits, “Twist
& Shout,” “It’s Your Thing,” “Summer Breeze” and “Between The
Sheets,” this performance is a once-in-a-lifetime event. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Chris Thomas King Live at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley | March 15-16, 2011

CHRIS THOMAS KING

(O Brother, Where Art Thou?)

 

March 15-16, 2011

 

FROM:  The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

2033 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98121

CONTACT:  Rachael Millikan, 206-441-9729, rachael@jazzalley.com

RE:  Performance at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

COST: $22.50

 

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley presents Grammy-Winning Blues Musician Chris Thomas King touring in support of his latest release Sketches of Treme.  Band members are Chris Thomas King (vocals, guitar and piano), Bill Burke (bass) and Jeff Mills (drums).  Set times on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm Tuesday and 5:30pm Wednesday.   

 

Chris Thomas King came into his own while expanding on traditional musical horizons that were inherited from his father, Tabby Thomas. Born and bred in the Delta tradition, King’s success as a bluesman was virtually guaranteed while he performed under the umbrella of his father’s genre. He grew up among the finest blues musicians in the genre at his father’s blues club and began touring with artists like Buddy Guy and B. B. King in his teens. His music was not only influenced by the blues, but by early hip-hop and country music, styles he fuses to create his own unique sound. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Chris Thomas King Live at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley | March 15-16, 2011

CHRIS THOMAS KING

(O Brother, Where Art Thou?)

 

March 15-16, 2011

 

FROM:  The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

2033 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98121

CONTACT:  Rachael Millikan, 206-441-9729, rachael@jazzalley.com

RE:  Performance at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

COST: $22.50

 

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley presents Grammy-Winning Blues Musician Chris Thomas King touring in support of his latest release Sketches of Treme.  Band members are Chris Thomas King (vocals, guitar and piano), Bill Burke (bass) and Jeff Mills (drums).  Set times on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm Tuesday and 5:30pm Wednesday.   

 

Chris Thomas King came into his own while expanding on traditional musical horizons that were inherited from his father, Tabby Thomas. Born and bred in the Delta tradition, King’s success as a bluesman was virtually guaranteed while he performed under the umbrella of his father’s genre. He grew up among the finest blues musicians in the genre at his father’s blues club and began touring with artists like Buddy Guy and B. B. King in his teens. His music was not only influenced by the blues, but by early hip-hop and country music, styles he fuses to create his own unique sound. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall on ‘I Feel You’ Tour…2011

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall Add New Dates to Current ‘I Feel You’ Tour

 

New CD “I Feel You” on Concord Jazz Receives Early Rave Reviews

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Music legend Herb Alpert and Grammy award winning singer Lani Hall have added several West Coast dates to their “I Feel You” Tour which begins tonight at the Birchmere Theatre in Alexandria, Virginia.  New dates include stops in Seattle, San Francisco, Santa Monica and Costa Mesa, California.  The tour coincides with the release of their critically acclaimed “I Feel You” CD on Concord Jazz. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall on ‘I Feel You’ Tour…2011

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall Add New Dates to Current ‘I Feel You’ Tour

 

New CD “I Feel You” on Concord Jazz Receives Early Rave Reviews

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Music legend Herb Alpert and Grammy award winning singer Lani Hall have added several West Coast dates to their “I Feel You” Tour which begins tonight at the Birchmere Theatre in Alexandria, Virginia.  New dates include stops in Seattle, San Francisco, Santa Monica and Costa Mesa, California.  The tour coincides with the release of their critically acclaimed “I Feel You” CD on Concord Jazz. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The 2011 Essence Music Festival | July 1st – 3rd, 2011

The 2011 Essence Music Festival
Celebrates the Roots of R&B Featuring Mary J. Blige, Kanye West,
Jill Scott, and Trey Songz Plus Superstars in All R&B Genres From
Blues to Funk to Classic and Neo-Soul This
July 1, 2 And 3 In New Orleans


 


Main Stage And Popular Super Lounge
Performers Include Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Stephanie
Mills, George Clinton And Parliament Funkadelic, Macy Gray, Mavis
Staples, Tank, Mint Condition, Kelly Price, Alexander O’Neal &
Cherrelle

And More Than A Dozen Acts To Appear At The Ultimate Weekend-Long Experience Connecting Music, Culture And Community

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Award-winning and multi-platinum superstars Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, Jill Scott, and Trey Songz lead the initial all-star roster of many returning favorites for the eagerly-anticipated 2011 ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL this July 1, 2 and 3 in New Orleans.
The trailblazing artists are a part of a stellar group of established
and emerging artists who continue to honor “The Roots of R&B”
including Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Boyz II Men, Stephanie Mills, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Macy Gray, Dwele, Alexander O’Neal & Cherrelle, Mint Condition, Kelly Price, M.C. Lyte and New Orleans talent including Irma Thomas, Kourtney Heart, Rebirth Brass Band, Charmaine Neville Band, and TBC Brass Band. To continue, please click “MORE”!

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