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November 2017

A Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie at Performing Arts Center at Purchase

November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577 United States
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Jazz at The Center celebrates the life and music of Dizzy Gillespie in the centennial year of his birth with a "Triumph of Trumpets," featuring trumpeter Jon Faddis and an all-star line-up of today’s great jazz artists. Featuring: Jon Faddis, trumpet and leader Conservatory of Music Jazz Studies faculty, Professor and Director of Jazz Performance David Hazeltine, piano Conservatory of Music Jazz Studies faculty, Visiting Affiliate Artist (part-time) Todd Coolman, bass Conservatory of Music Jazz Studies faculty, Professor (part-time), former…

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March 2018

Jazz Picnic in the Park

March 11

Mayor Richard J. Kaplan and the City of Lauderhill are proud to present another season of Jazz Picnic in the Park. Please join us for live music and family fun from some of the best local bands in the area. The Event is FREE.

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April 2018

Matt Wilson’s “Honey & Salt” Project

April 21

Let's just say that drummer/percussionist Matt Wilson never disappoints. It's as if he always has something up his sleeve, reminding us of one of the great American philosophers, Bullwinkle The Moose, who would roll up (actually tear off) his sleeve and say, "Hey Rocky! Watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat!" Which it wasn't, rather, it was some kind of ferocious animal head. Wilson just may be the musical equivalent of that. His first Columbia appearance dates to…

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Sammons Center 30th Anniversary Concert

April 27

The Sammons Center celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special concert at Moody Performance Hall. Arlington Jones & The Brethren, led by Sammons Jazz Artistic Director, composer, and Steinway Artist Arlington Jones, opens the concert with an exciting set of original sounds. Internationally-acclaimed jazz vocalist/pianist Diane Schuur leads her ensemble in a memorable second set that showcases both her expansive vocal range and the rich stylings of jazz. The Grammy Award-winning Schuur, blind since her premature birth, is also respected…

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Big Band Jazz Dance Party at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College

April 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm EDT
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577 United States
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Get ready to swing as Jon Faddis conducts the Purchase Jazz Orchestra and special guest artists as we close out the Jazz at The Center series with a night of big band jazz favorites. This promises to be an unforgettable evening, celebrating not only The PAC’s 40th anniversary, but also the 25th anniversary of Jazz Studies at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College! Specially-commissioned charts from the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York’s library will be given their inaugural…

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May 2018

An Evening of Jazz with Christian Sands Trio

May 6

Continuing its over quarter-century tradition of bringing award-winning jazz musicians to the City for intimate, memorable performances, The Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society will host a concert by Grammy nominated jazz pianist Christian Sands on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Singularly talented pianist and five-time Grammy Award nominee Christian Sands is stretching into exciting progressive territory as he breaks new ground traversing from the straight-ahead zone into fresh-sounding music influenced by a range of styles. He takes a fresh look at the…

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July 2018

Sunset Jazz at Newport

July 11

Now it it's 9th season, Sunset Jazz combines a summer outdoor evening and ocean views with table service offering wine & food selections together with world class jazz artists, in the intimate setting of the Newport Beach Marriott's Rose Garden. The 11 Wednesday night series presents trios, quartets, quintets and concludes with a big band on the final night.

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August 2018
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August 4 at 8 PM: Arts Garage presents Fanni Sarkozy and Friends with Special Guest LeNard Rutledge

August 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Arts Garage 1531835809, 94 NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach, FL, FL 33444 United States
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Fanni Sarkozy is an internationally recognized, highly trained pianist, singer and music educator who is equally proficient in jazz and classical music. An honrs graduate of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, she and two others formed the band "Mizar," whose proficiency led them to win numerous jazz and pop competitions in Hungary and abroad. Fanni started to write music, and in 2010 Mizar won first prize in the International Songwriting Contest (in France) in the jazz category…

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