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MOS DEF, ERNEST RANGLIN

AND OTHERS ADDED TO LINE-UP OF

George Wein’s JAZZ FESTIVAL 55

AUGUST 7 9, 2009

NEWPORT, RI, April 22, 2009 Mos Def, the dynamic MC, vocalist, musician and actor, and Jamaican guitar virtuoso Ernest Ranglin have been added to the stellar line-up of artists for George Wein’s JAZZ FESTIVAL 55, set for Newport, RI, Friday, August 7 9, at Fort Adams State Park and the

THE CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE,

OPENS SEARCH FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Richard Dunscomb Remains as Chair of CCC Music Department

CHICAGO, April 17, 2009 The Chicago Jazz Ensemble (CJE), in residence at Columbia College Chicago (CCC), announces its search for an Executive Director. Richard Dunscomb, who has held the position for the past two years, will remain as Chairperson of

FIRST ROUND OF ARTISTS and TICKET SALE DATES

ANNOUNCED for

George Wein’s FOLK FESTIVAL 50

JULY 31 AUGUST 2

and

George Wein’s JAZZ FESTIVAL 55

AUGUST 7 9

NEW YORK, NY, April 17, 2009 Ticket sale dates and a partial list of artists are set for George Wein’s FOLK FESTIVAL 50 (July 31 August 2) and George Wein’s JAZZ FESTIVAL 55 (August 7 9) in histo

MUSIC IMPRESARIO INTRODUCES

George Wein’s FOLK FESTIVAL 50

JULY 31 AUGUST 2

and

George Wein’s JAZZ FESTIVAL 55

AUGUST 7 9

NEW YORK, NY, March 24, 2009 Music impresario George Wein announced today that he will produce and present George Wein’s FOLK FESTIVAL 50, July 31 August 2, and George Wein’s JAZZ FESTIVAL 55 August 7 9 in historic Newport, RI. Both festival

GEORGE WEIN ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR JAZZ FESTIVAL IN NEWPORT


NEW YORK, NY, March 17, 2009 - The world-famous jazz festival in Newport, RI, which was founded in 1954 by George Wein, is available for sponsorship for the first time in 24 years. A golden opportunity for any corporation, the festival, which will be held August 7 - 9 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, will bring instantaneous world-wide recognition to the company that s

THE CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE®, AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR JON FADDIS®, CELEBRATE THE 10th AMERICAN HERITAGE JAZZ SERIES

featuring

THE ART OF THE COMPOSER: MUSIC BY WILLIAM RUSSO & FRANK FOSTER
with Special Guest VON FREEMAN

FRIDAY, MARCH 20, at 8:00 pm at HARRIS THEATER

CHICAGO, March 6, 2009 - Artistic Director Jon Faddis and The Chicago Jazz Ensemble (The CJE) continue the celebration of the 10th American Heritage Jaz

DHR MUSIC NAMES PAT KELLY KEYBOARD SPECIALIST AND SPECIAL PROJECTS PRODUCER

CINCINNATI, March 6, 2009 - Keyboardist Pat Kelly has been named Keyboard Specialist and Special Projects Producer of DHR Music, a premier dealer for Benedetto, Breedlove and Hamer Guitars and Henriksen JazzAmps.

"Pat is a dynamic composer and producer whom I've known and respected for years as a musician and as a producer of some of J Curve Records' finest releases," s

GEORGE WEIN TO NEGOTIATE TO PRODUCE
2009 JAZZ AND FOLK FESTIVALS
IN NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND


NEW YORK, NY, March 3, 2009 - George Wein, producer of the seminal Newport Jazz Festival in 1954 and the first Newport Folk Festival in 1959, announced that his application to negotiate a license with the Department of Environmental Management to produce a jazz festival and a folk festival has been approved by the Rhode Island State Properties Committee. Wein will negoti

VOCALIST MARLENE VERPLANCK
CELEBRATES HER 20th CD, "ONCE THERE WAS A MOON,"
in NEW YORK and FLORIDA

Something old, something new, everything fantastic ...
- Paul Coladarci, KUNV Jazz Radio, Las Vegas, NV


NEW YORK, January 28, 2009 - Vocalist Marlene VerPlanck celebrates her 20th CD, "Once There Was a Moon," at concerts in New York and Florida throughout February. A master of the Great American Songbook,

MOS DEF Produced by Jill Newman Productions

in Three Nights

at the BLUE NOTE

JANUARY 23 - 25

Following a sold-out concert featuring MOS DEF at the Highline Ballroom on Friday, January 9, Jill Newman Productions presents the consummate emcee, vocalist, musician and actor on three nights at the Blue Note January 23 25 at 8pm and 10:30pm. Mos Def returns to the Blue Note for the first time in five years to lead his versatile band fe

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