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February 22, 2013

Terri Lyne Carrington’s “Money Jungle” is Avail Now | WATCH NEW EPK!

Available Now: GRAMMY® Winner TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON  Pays Homage to Duke Ellington’s Money Jungle



Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue Marks 50th Anniversary
of Release of Historic Ellington-Mingus-Roach Recording

Featuring Gerald Clayton and Christian McBride, with guests
Clark Terry, Lizz Wright, Herbie Hancock and Others

In 1962, Duke Ellington recorded a trio date with bassist Charlie Mingus and drummer Max Roach that is today considered one of the pivotal jazz recordings of the 1960s. Money Jungle, the 1963 album that emerged from the session, was – among other things – a commentary on the perennial tug-of-war between art and commerce. In some ways, the album’s 11 tracks were intended as a sort of counterbalance to the capitalist bent of the Mad Men generation.

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Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show Opens At The Venetian Las Vegas®

Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show Opens At The Venetian Las Vegas®

 

  Motown legends join the Strip’s hottest celebrities for star-studded premiere


LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show, Las Vegas’ latest vocal sensation is now open at The Venetian Las Vegas.

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Marcus Miller Joins Line-Up at 2013 Newport Jazz Festival®

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BASSIST MARCUS MILLER JOINS AUGUST 3 LINE-UP
AT 2013 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL®
 
NEWPORT, RI, February 20, 2013 – Marcus Miller, the stellar composer, producer
and multi-instrumentalist best known as a bassist, has been added to the Saturday, August 3, line-up of the Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which takes place August 2 – 4 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Fort Adams State Park. Miller, who by the age of 15 was already playing bass and writing songs for flutist Bobbi Humphrey and keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith, is the personification of the Newport Festivals Foundation’s mission of presenting the best of emerging and established artists.