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The 2012 Django a GO-GO Festival

A Celebration of the life and music of Django Reinhardt featuring the music from Woody Allen films

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/25/2012 - 19:30

Pat Martino Organ Trio

Since playing his first notes while still in his pre-teenage years, Martino has been recognized as one of the most exciting and virtuosic guitarists in jazz. With a distinctive, fat sound and gut-wrenching performances, he represents the best not just in jazz, but in music. He embodies thoughtful energy and soul. Early in his career Martino became actively involved with the emerging rock scene in Philadelphia, alongside stars like Bobby Rydell, Frankie Avalon and Bobby Darin. His first road gig was with jazz organist Charles Earland, a high school friend.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/21/2012 - 19:30
Sat, 01/21/2012 - 22:00

Gregorio Uribe

Gregorio Uribe, better known for leading a 16-piece big band and making his audience dance "'till they drop" to his funky Cumbia groove, is ready to show his fan another side of himself. Although he continues to lead his orchestra, Gregorio is on the verge of releasing his new acoustic album "Pluma y Vino" ("Pen and Wine") which encompasses 10 beautiful songs that show a more intimate and romantic side of him.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/20/2012 - 19:30

Elew

A modern day pop artist and musical revolutionary, piano iconoclast ELEW is making a substantial impression on the music world with a thunderous new style of playing: an inspired melding of ragtime, rock and pop that he calls Rockjazz.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/19/2012 - 19:30

Tom Wopat

Tom Wopat first came to public attention in the late-1970s as the freewheeling Luke Duke on the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard. In 1977, he made his Broadway debut in Cy Coleman’s I Love My Wife. Wopat went on to perform in the Tony Award–winning City of Angels and Guys and Dolls. He received a Tony nomination for creating the role of Frank Butler in the Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun, opposite Bernadette Peters. In 2008, Wopat returned to Broadway as Tom Hurley in A Catered Affair with Faith Prince and Harvey Fierstein.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/14/2012 - 19:30

Roomful of Blues

Roomful of Blues, according to DownBeat magazine, "are in a class by themselves." With their masterful combination of jumping, horn-heavy, hard-edged blues and R&B, it's no wonder why the great Count Basie called them "the hottest blues band I've ever heard." Since 1967, the group's deeply rooted blend of swing, rock 'n' roll, jump, blues and soul has earned it five Grammy Award nominations and a slew of other accolades, including seven Blues Music Awards (one for Blues Band Of The Year in 2005).

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 19:30
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 22:00

JD Souther

Widely recognized as one of the principal architects of the Southern California sound, Souther played a key role in the formation of the Eagles, co-writing many of their hit songs. Their latest release, Natural History, features new versions of 11 songs either written or co-written by Souther.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/12/2012 - 19:30

International Guitar Night

Featuring: Lulo Reinhardt, Adrian Legg, Marco Pereira, and Brian Gore

THE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT (IGN) is the world's premier touring guitar festival. Each show brings together the most interesting and innovative acoustic guitarists to exchange musical ideas in a public concert setting. Each tour, IGN founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries to join him for special evenings of solos, duets and quartets that highlight the virtuosity and diversity within the world of acoustic guitar.

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/11/2012 - 19:30

Darrell Nulisch

From the beginning, Darrell Nulish has exhibited a natural flair for phrasing a lyric, a quality that underscores his relaxed, soulful performances today. He continued to mix blues and soul on aptly named Bluesoul, a 1996 release, and on The Whole Truth, his debut for Severn Records in 1998. He takes that earthy formula to a new level on I Like It That Way, delivering bluesy and sweet soul music with an authoritative and refreshingly unaffected voice.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/07/2012 - 19:30

FOLK REVIVAL MEMORIAL TRIBUTE SHOW

Date: 
Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 7:00pm
Program: 

 5th Annual FOLK REVIVAL MEMORIAL TRIBUTE SHOW to those artists who passed away in the last year. Join Nick Noble and special guest co-host Beth DeSombre to say farewell to Jack Hardy, Gil Robbins, Bill Morrissey, Jessy Dixon, Bert Jansch, Bob Burnett, Ishmel MacAskill, Calvin Russell, Ruth Roberts, Mike Waterson, Nonie Lynch, Francisco Mata, Eneas Perdomo, Hans Kronauer, and many others!

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Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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