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April Finale Showers Unity for Jazz Day

April finale showers unity today for International Jazz Day. A fitting ending to the month of Jazz Appreciation. April 30th marks the sixth annual International Jazz Day highlighting the virtues of jazz as an educational tool and a force for peace, unity, dialogue and enhanced cooperation among people. The intent of jazz day is to foster greater […]

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In Memoriam: Al Jarreau 1941 – 2017

In Memoriam: multi-Grammy award-winner Al Jarreau died today at the age of 76.  Just days after announcing his retirement and on the day of music’s biggest night, comes a blow to his many family, friends, colleagues and fans across the globe. In his honor, we share one the all-time favorite love songs. Thank you Al […]

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No Turn on Red – Gig at Jerry’s

WHAT:  No Turn on Red – Gig @ Jerry’s If you’re in Chicago this weekend, check out this funk New Orleans Blues‬ Fusion ‪‎Band in ‪Wicker Park at Jerry’s.  Hear the Band’s new sound! WHEN: Saturday, November 8 @ 9:45pm WHERE: Jerry’s, 1938 W. Division Street, Chicago MUSICIANS Justin Gruby-  Saxophones Larry Glenzer 0 Trumpet Amir Arrington – Bass […]

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Electrifying Jazz in Chicago Tonight: Miles Davis Tribute by The Frank Russell Band

The Frank Russell Band and Special Guests to Salute Miles Davis: The Electric Years for Jazz Appreciation Month at Mayne Stage, April 27th 8 PM With Dede Sampaio, Dee Alexander and Corey Wilkes   CHICAGO – Jazz it up tonight with The Frank Russell Band and special guests as they salute jazz master impresario Miles […]

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The Frank Russell Band/Tribute to Miles Davis: The Electric Years is April 27

Electrifying Jazz with The Frank Russell Band: Miles Davis Tribute with Dede Sampaio, Dee Alexander and Corey Wilkes The Frank Russell Band and special guests salute jazz master impresario Miles Davis in concert: A Tribute to Miles Davis: The Electric Years, on Saturday, April 27th, 8:00pm at Chicago’s boutique venue The Mayne Stage. “Miles Davis […]

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The Frank Russell Band: A Tribute to Miles Davis-The Electric Years is April 27 at Mayne Stage

 

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The Frank Russell Band to Salute Miles Davis – The Electric Years in Chicago

For Immediate Release April 5, 2013   The Frank Russell Band and Special Guests to Salute Miles Davis: The Electric Years for Jazz Appreciation Month at Mayne Stage, April 27th 8 PM With Dede Sampaio, Dee Alexander and Corey Wilkes   CHICAGO – Jazz it up this April with The Frank Russell Band and special […]

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Jazz Appreciation Month

April is Jazz Appreciation Month In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month as sanctioned by the Smithsonian, here’s one very special night in Chicago  worth checking out: A Tribute to Miles Davis ~ The Electric Years ~Frank Russell will present the electric side of Miles Davis with a signature song  ‘Code M2,’ penned for Miles Davis […]

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Stay Tuned for More Blues, Jazz & Rock ‘n Roll in the White House?

Music to My Ears… So elequently stated by Chicago Tribune arts critic Howard Reich, I felt compelled to share this story/plea and put an added spin on it.  Three music genres — Blues, Jazz and Rock ‘n Roll — play such an important role in our history on a multitude of levels, we must continue to share […]