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Coolfire Studios' 'The Next Great Burger' Debuts July 21 on Esquire Network

ST. LOUIS, July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Coolfire Studios bolsters its foray into the branded entertainment category with “The Next Great Burger,” a six-episode burger competition series that debuts on Tues., July 21, at 10/9 p.m. 567 more words

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TRIBUTE TO PARKER

Sonny Stitt – Sax, JJ Johnson – Trombone, Howard McGhee – Trumpet, Kenny Clarke – Drums, Walter Bishop – Piano, Tommy Potter – Bass

Live

Escambia beats Pace in Region 1-6A semifinal

Roger Mayo was adamant against a celebration or presentation, no matter the outcome.

His Escambia High players, however, produced an all-time memory Wednesday night to befit a milestone. 918 more words

Sports

Cedar Walton

 This week two great jazzpianists died; Cedar Walton and Marian McPartland. Let’s continue with Cedar.

Cedar Walton, a pianist who distinguished himself as both an accompanist and a soloist, and who wrote some of the most enduring compositions in modern jazz while a member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in the early 1960s, died on Monday at his home in Brooklyn. 491 more words

Jazz

Free Transcription: Sonny Side (Melody & Solo by Sonny Stitt)

This transcription is Sonny Stitt’s tenor solo on his 1950 album “Sonny Stitt/Bud Powell/JJ Johnson” song Sonny Side, arranged for bass.  It’s pretty quick – one that I’m still trying to get up to tempo and hope to get out on the old YouTube when it’s ready!   24 more words

CT Food and Wine Festival

Amy writes: Last Saturday afternoon, Chris took the train into NYC for a bachelor party, and since I had no other plans, I decided to head out to the… 860 more words

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