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The Party’s Over Music written by Jule Styne. Lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden. Released in 1959 on the album The Fabulous Shirley Bassey and on single in 1960. Live performances are on the albums Live At Carnegie Hall and Live In Japan ’77 and Shirley Bassey has performed it at many more live concerts. It had been in TV 1972 in a Talk Of The Town Special and in 1976 at one of her own shows. The song is available on CD on the re-released album and on many collections for example on The Love Album. This song is originally from the [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
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By Don Heckman lt usually takes a while before a performer can generate enough dynamic energy to begin to steal the show. But at the Hollywood Bowl Wednesday night, the opening act – Brazilian pianist/singer Eliane Elias – claimed a large chunk of the evening’s creative territory before her relatively brief half hour set was... [...]
Mon, Jul 21, 2014
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I first met Don Harry at a recent tribute to Bill Bell held at the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference at Indiana University. An illustrious teacher in his own right, Harry seems to embody the Bill Bell-Harvey Phillips line of tuba excellence in his current duties as Eastman faculty, member of the Eastman Faculty Brass, tubist with the Buffalo Philharmonic and as a soloist. “The Fourth Valve” tm is overjoyed to enjoy the enlivened discussion with such a distinguished guest. 1. How do you conceive of, describe or imagine the ideal tuba sound? There is no one tuba sound except [...]
Mon, Jul 21, 2014
Source Dave Brubeck
Hello friends – I’ll be doing a CD release gig on Aug 6th at the Jazz Standard in NYC with Jared Gold, Kush Abadey, and special guest Warren Wolf on vibes. Hope you can make it out. Also check my … → The post Dave at the Jazz Standard Wed Aug 6th CD Release gig for Eight Track! appeared first on Dave Stryker. [...]
Sat, Jul 19, 2014
Source Dave Stryker
Thanks to my friend Armando for the link to this fan video of Burt and band performing in Lyons, France, earlier this week at les Nuits de Fourviere. [...]
Sat, Jul 19, 2014
Source Burt Bacharach
BWWMUSICWORLD.COM BY MUSIC NEWS DESK Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, has announced world renowned trumpeter Chris Botti's milestone 10th Annual Holiday Residency. The three-week engagement at the club will run Monday, December 15, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015, with two shows each evening (including Christmas Eve and New Years Eve performances). read more [...]
Thu, Jul 17, 2014
Source Chris Botti
To celebrate the release of Benson: The Autobiography, we have developed a special limited edition package which you can only get here with the purchase of the book. We have printed 150 limited edition serigraphs of a rare image from the George Benson archive. Each 16″ × 20″ serigraph is individually hand printed and numbered on muscle tone #140 paper, using non­toxic, water­based, acrylic sepia and black inks. Click here to check out the video for more information. [...]
Thu, Jul 17, 2014
Source George Benson
WHAT Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts MasterClass, an HBO Family Documentary Special, has been nominated for a 66th Annual Emmy Award in the Outstanding Children’s Program category. This is the third season the YoungArts MasterClass series has received an Emmy-nomination. The program features some of the work of the National YoungArts Foundation, the non-profit that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists. Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts MasterClass follows three promising musicians selected by YoungArts–saxophonist Patrick Bartley, pianist Tony Madruga, and bass player Russell Hall–as they work with the jazz icon. The episode [...]
Sat, Jul 12, 2014
Source Wynton Marsalis
This summer marks the golden anniversary of Nancy’s silver screen debut. Released in June 1964, the collegiate romantic comedy For Those Who Think Young signaled the birth of what Nancy has humorously called her “epic film career.”  Six more motion pictures would follow, culminating in two big box office hits: The Wild Angels (with Peter Fonda) and […] [...]
Tue, Jul 08, 2014
Source Nancy Sinatra
The 2nd Annual McCall Jazz Festival hosted by Curtis Stigers & benefitting the Shepherd’s Home foster home in beautiful McCall Idaho is now on sale.  This year’s lineup includes Curtis Stigers, vocal jazz diva Ann Hampton Callaway, acclaimed saxophonist Joel Frahm, The Sneider Brothers, Andrew Coba, The Ben Burdick Trio, & more.  Presented by Albertson’s, The Idaho Statesman, & Idaho First Bank. Click below for tickets and info: FRIDAY AUGUST 8   PRE-FESTIVAL SIP & NOSH @ RUPERT’S, HOTEL MCCALL SATURDAY AUGUST 9  MCCALL JAZZ FESTIVAL @ MCCALL GOLF CLUB [...]
Thu, Jun 05, 2014
Source Curtis Stigers
Rod Stewart by Joe Walles
Have you experienced the ultimate live Rod Stewart collection?! LIVE 1976-1998: TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT is a 4-disc set that spans more than 20 years and features over 58 unreleased live recordings from the legendary performer, including his biggest hits and some incredible covers!  Watch the trailer here: http://po.st/RodYT Available here: http://smarturl.it/RodTonight [...]
Thu, Apr 03, 2014
Source Rod Stewart
According to the LA Times, Glenn will be the one to induct his old friend Linda Ronstadt into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame on April 10. While she can't be there, stars like Stevie Nicks will be performing in her honor. Sounds like quite an event!It airs on HBO May 31st at 8:00 Eastern / 7:00 Central. [...]
Tue, Apr 01, 2014
Source Glenn Frey
Peter is in San Diego this weekend appearing with the San Diego Symphony. If you are in the area you don’t want to miss it. Check out this short interview he did yesterday! [...]
Fri, Mar 28, 2014
Source Peter Nero
We’re delighted to announce Michel will be playing two special UK dates with the extremely talented opera singer Natalie Dessay. The shows will take place  at London Palladium and Manchester Bridgewater on Sunday 4th and Monday 5th May respectively. We’re offering you the chance to get your tickets up to 24hours before they go on general sale via the below exclusive presale link from 10am on Thursday 28 November (tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday 29 November). Buy Presale Tickets from 10am Thursday: www.gigsandtours.com/go/michellegrandnataliedessaypre (General sale starts at 10am Friday: www.gigsandtours.com/go/michellegrandnataliedessaygen) The post Michel Legrand and Natalie Dessay UK tour [...]
Tue, Nov 26, 2013
Source Michel Legrand
Tue, Oct 22, 2013
Source Gregory Porter
Hello and thank you for checking in.I left off in May, when we had a beautiful night of music at the new jazz venue in NYC: "54 Below" This was the former "Studio 54" and is once again, a very happening place. I had a great band: Todd, Ed and Steve Cardenas. The “Jazz Tuesdays” at 54 Below are presented by WBGO and I had the great pleasure of doing an interview with Michael Bourne the day before. He's a joy and knows his stuff. Click the following link to listen to this interview: http://www.wbgo.org/blog/singer-karrin-allyson-with-michael-bourneAnd you can check out a [...]
Tue, Jul 30, 2013
Source Karrin Allyson
Paul Anka’s long awaited autobiography, “My Way An Autobiography”, and album “Duets”, featuring duets with Dolly Parton, Michael Jackson, Michael Buble, Celine Dion and more are out now. Get your copy of “My Way An Autobiography” HERE Get your copy of “Duets” from Amazon HERE and iTunes HERE [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2013
Source Paul Anka