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What (Music) Should I Do with My Jazz Band?

by Ken Tilger, Band Education Specialist –

Do you have a jazz band that you enjoy directing, but just aren’t sure what music you should be teaching and programming? 563 more words

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New Fall Performance

Finger Lakes Cider House – 4017 Hickok Rd, Interlaken, NY 14847 October 23 @ 6pm

Check out this new cider house in Interlaken while we jazz it up with our favorites new and old. 51 more words

What role would LeBron James play in a jazz band?

LeBron James is pretty good at basketball. Fans of the game can agree on that, right? But for those who don’t know basketball, just how good is James at his craft? 178 more words

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Happy 79th birthday to blues legend Buddy Guy!

One of our few living blues legends, Buddy Guy, turns 79 years old today! A major influence to Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, and Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time. 121 more words

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For Your Listening Pleasure: Uku-Tuesday!

I’ll admit it: I’ve had a blue couple of days. We opened the ren faire this past weekend and it was a nonstop roller coaster of awesome, kickin, rock-and-roll Renaissance fun, but it was also full of pit stops and hurdles and all sorts of unexpected hesitations and adjustments. 283 more words

Non-Fiction

Quiz: Find out which all-American musical genre is really the soundtrack to your soul

It’s the Fourth of July, and what else does that entail than testing your Americanism (other than cold beers, hot grills, and fireworks, of course)? There’s a lot to appreciate about Independence Day. 71 more words

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Real Jazz broadcasting live from the Montreal Jazz Festival!

Airing Monday 6/29 to Friday 7/3 from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Real Jazz (Ch. 67)

The 36th annual Montreal Jazz Festival, the world’s largest jazz gathering, will be airing live all week on SiriusXM’s Real Jazz. 80 more words

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