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jazz

Dianne Reeves

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 08-06-2015 under

The Great Artist Gala is St. Cecilia Music Center’s biggest fundraising event of the year. By purchasing a ticket to this benefit you can support SCMC and all of its programs, while enjoying a fabulous evening of food, wine and music! All...

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Local band Bigfoot Buffalo infuses genres, musical styles to make original sound

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 07-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids-based folk-rock band Bigfoot Buffalo will release its debut album August 6 with a CD release party at Founders Brewing Company, blending genres and tones to bring what it claims is a new “dimension” to the city’s...

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West Michigan Jazz Society moves free concerts from zoo to Ah-Nab-Awen Park

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Jazz in the Park, formerly Jazz at the Zoo, begins at Ah-Nab-Awen Park this summer on June 8. The yearly concert series is presented by the West Michigan Jazz Society. The jazz society has produced free jazz concerts in Grand Rapids for 14 years,...

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GRandJazzFest

by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 04-20-2015 under

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival! The 4th annual festival is Aug. 15 and 16, 2015, at Rosa Parks Circle, a central location in the heart of downtown Grand...

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GRandJazzFest

by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 04-20-2015 under

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival! The 4th annual festival is Aug. 15 and 16, 2015, at Rosa Parks Circle, a central location in the heart of downtown Grand...

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Rene' Marie

by (Stcecilia)

Submitted 03-04-2015 under

Grammy Nominated René Marie is a songwriter and jazz vocalist. She has released four albums on the St. Louis-based Maxjazz label, the second of which (Vertigo) was awarded a coronet ranking by The Penguin Guide to Jazz, a distinction given to less...

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Catalyst Radio: Tonight's [email protected] concert with The Bad Plus supports Pets For Vets

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-12-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features the nonprofit Pets For Vets – the program that provides a second chance for shelter and other pets by...

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Catalyst Radio: Jazz & Justice concert Sat. Nov. 15 features Grupo Aye, Immigration Reform

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-14-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we preview a new concert series that focuses on social justice issues. Called Jazz & Justice, the free monthly...

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Acclaimed jazz musicians to take stage at Rosa Parks Circle

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-05-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 GRandJazzFest will take place at Rosa Parks Circle in celebration of International Jazz Day. The festival, sponsored by DTE Energy Foundation, will feature 10 diverse acts plus a student jazz-jam session...

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GRandJazzFest

by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 05-01-2014 under

The 3rd annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is Aug. 16 and 17, 2014. Starting at noon at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., it’s two days of FREE live jazz! Bring folding chairs, blankets,...

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