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September 2012

The TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival | Oct. 15th-21st, 2012

NJPAC and WBGO Jazz88.3 FM
Announce New Events for
 TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival



Geri Allen to Inaugurate Dorthaan’s Place Jazz Brunch Series

World Premiere of Magic Tree House Jazz Musical to be Performed Free for Every Newark Fourth Grader

Free Concerts at the Newark Museum, Bethany Baptist Church and
the Gateway Center

Jazz Icons Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jon Hendricks and More To
Judge Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

WBGO Jazz88.3 FM to Host Jazz Photography Gallery Exhibit

Celebrated Jazz Critic George Kanzler to Moderate Panel on James Moody’s
Life and Legacy

New Jersey Jazz Clubs Added to Festival Lineup


 Newark, NJ – (September 5, 2012) – The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and WBGO Jazz 88.3FM announced today the complete schedule of programming for the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival, a week-long celebration (October 15 – 21) of jazz and the musical legacy of long-time Newarker and beloved jazz artist James Moody.

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The TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival | Oct. 15th-21st, 2012

NJPAC and WBGO Jazz88.3 FM
Announce New Events for
 TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival



Geri Allen to Inaugurate Dorthaan’s Place Jazz Brunch Series

World Premiere of Magic Tree House Jazz Musical to be Performed Free for Every Newark Fourth Grader

Free Concerts at the Newark Museum, Bethany Baptist Church and
the Gateway Center

Jazz Icons Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jon Hendricks and More To
Judge Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

WBGO Jazz88.3 FM to Host Jazz Photography Gallery Exhibit

Celebrated Jazz Critic George Kanzler to Moderate Panel on James Moody’s
Life and Legacy

New Jersey Jazz Clubs Added to Festival Lineup


 Newark, NJ – (September 5, 2012) – The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and WBGO Jazz 88.3FM announced today the complete schedule of programming for the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival, a week-long celebration (October 15 – 21) of jazz and the musical legacy of long-time Newarker and beloved jazz artist James Moody.

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The 5th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest | Oct. 12th – 14th, 2012

Celebrate JAZZ in Sunny Isles Beach Miami!
 

 
Sunny Isles Beach Hosts 5th Annual Jazz Fest


MIAMI, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Florida’s Riviera is gearing up for their 5th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest presented by REGALIA Limited Edition Living from Friday, Oct. 12 – Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Set amid the backdrop of 2 ½ miles of the Atlantic Ocean, Sunny Isles Beach will again celebrate the extraordinary sounds of jazz music throughout the weekend; produced by the City of Sunny Isles Beach and Sunny Isles Beach Tourism & Marketing Council and sponsored by Atlantic Broadband, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, BB&T, FIAT North Miami, Greater Miami Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Heineken, Miami Dade County and S. Pellegrino to benefit Joshua’s Heart Foundation.

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Leela James Live @ Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley | Oct. 11th-14th, 2012

LEELA JAMES

October 11 – 14, 2012

 

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
SHOW ADMISSION: $30.50 (*includes $4.00 processing fee)

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley presents soul singer Leela James in support of her new release, Loving You More… In The Spirit of Etta James.  Band members joining Ms. James are Marcus Phillips (bass), LJ Holoman (keyboards), Cam Perridge (guitar), and Dante McClinton (drums).  Set times Thursday and Sunday at 7:30pm and Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm.  Doors open at 6:00pm on Thursday and 5:30pm Friday through Sunday.

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Leela James Live @ Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley | Oct. 11th-14th, 2012

LEELA JAMES

October 11 – 14, 2012

 

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
SHOW ADMISSION: $30.50 (*includes $4.00 processing fee)

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley presents soul singer Leela James in support of her new release, Loving You More… In The Spirit of Etta James.  Band members joining Ms. James are Marcus Phillips (bass), LJ Holoman (keyboards), Cam Perridge (guitar), and Dante McClinton (drums).  Set times Thursday and Sunday at 7:30pm and Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm.  Doors open at 6:00pm on Thursday and 5:30pm Friday through Sunday.

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Jazz For Obama | Oct. 9th, 2012

The Jazz Concert for America’s Future

JAZZ FOR OBAMA 2012



TUESDAY OCTOBER 9th
featuring
RON CARTER
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER
JIM HALL
ROY HAYNES
KENNY BARRON
JOE LOVANO
KENNY GARRETT
CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE
JIMMY HEATH
JEFF “TAIN” WATTS
CLAUDIA ACUÑA
RAVI COLTRANE
GRETCHEN PARLATO

AND VERY SPECIAL GUESTS….

OCTOBER 9 @ 7:30pm
Symphony Space
Broadway at 95th Street
(Doors open 6:45 pm)

ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE OBAMA FOR AMERICA PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

TICKETS AND ALL INFORMATION AVAILABLE ONLY AT:
www.jazzforobama2012.com


September 21, 2012- A roster of superlative American jazz artists will unite for one night only to present Jazz For Obama 2012, a concert event to benefit the reelection campaign of President Barack Obama.

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SOUL ON FIRE – THE MUSICAL in Atlanta, Ga. | Oct. 6th & 7th, 2012

SOUL ON FIRE THE MUSICAL
A musical production hits the stage in Atlanta, GA, starring acclaimed gospel artist Shirley Murdock as well as playwright/ composer Tyrone Stanley


Soul on Fire will be performed at the Inaugural Atlanta Black Theatre Festival, produced by Onyx Vizion Productions, Inc. of the Bronx, New York. (http://vimeo.com/23322254)

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SOUL ON FIRE – THE MUSICAL in Atlanta, Ga. | Oct. 6th & 7th, 2012

SOUL ON FIRE THE MUSICAL
A musical production hits the stage in Atlanta, GA, starring acclaimed gospel artist Shirley Murdock as well as playwright/ composer Tyrone Stanley


Soul on Fire will be performed at the Inaugural Atlanta Black Theatre Festival, produced by Onyx Vizion Productions, Inc. of the Bronx, New York. (http://vimeo.com/23322254)

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The 25th Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition & “Women, Music & Diplomacy” Concert | Sept. 22nd-23rd, 2012

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Presents Annual Competition and Gala Made Possible By Cadillac

Festivities Will Celebrate “Women, Music and Diplomacy”

 All-star talent line-up includes Herbie Hancock, Helen Mirren, Tipper Gore, Billy Dee Williams, Jimmy Heath,  Wayne Shorter, George Duke, Patti Austin, Nnenna Freelon, Geri Allen, Mark O’Connor, Gretchen Parlato, Lee Ritenour, Roberta Gambarini and many others, with special guests Aretha Franklin and Chris Botti

The
25th annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and “Women,
Music and Diplomacy” All-Star Gala Concert will be presented by the
world-renowned Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, in partnership with
Cadillac, this year’s Presenting Sponsor, on September 22-23. Through
the competition and its numerous educational programs, the Institute is
committed to identifying and training the world’s leading young jazz
musicians who will preserve the traditions of jazz while expanding the
music in new directions.

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Robert Glasper & José James to Appear at iTunes Festival | Sept. 23rd, 2012

BLUE NOTE ARTISTS ROBERT GLASPER & JOSÉ JAMES SET TO PERFORM AT THE iTUNES FESTIVAL 2012 IN LONDON ON SEPTEMBER 23

SPECIAL GUESTS ANNOUNCED TO APPEAR WITH GLASPER
INCLUDE BILAL, LALAH HATHAWAY, LIONEL LOUEKE, MF DOOM & PHONTE


Blue Note Records artists José James and Robert Glasper Experiment are set to take the stage at 7:45pm GMT (2:45pm ET) and 9:00pm GMT (4:00pm ET) respectively this Sunday, September 23rd at the iTunes Festival 2012 (www.iTunes.com/Festival). The festival is taking place all this month at the Roundhouse, Camden Town in London and has featured a wide range of talent from Norah Jones to Jack White to Alicia Keys. By downloading the free iTunes Festival App, fans from across the globe can watch the show live or view it afterwards for a limited time on their computer with iTunes, on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or on the big screen using Apple TV.

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