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The Apollo to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Birthday

The Apollo Theater will honor the Queen of Jazz with a star-studded jazz concert on Oct. 22.

After leaving a lasting imprint in American music, there’s no place more appropriate to commemorate…

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Ready or Not: Grammy Winner Lauryn Hill Headlines Tobago Jazz Music Festival

Tobago Jazz Festival takes place April 16-24, 2016

The nine-day festival is the island’s biggest annual music event and has drawn musical enthusiasts…

By Kandia Johnson

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[TechConnext Summit] Tech CEO Don Charlton Explains How His Company Survived Early Challenges

Jazz, a recruiting and performance platform for businesses, grew too fast and didn't focus on it's established clientele

“Jazz can be credited as the first company that gave startups the power to recruit.…

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Former manager sues R. Kelly

‘Jazz In The Gardens’ Returns Featuring Maxwell, R.Kelly and Toni Braxton

Attendees will indulge in three days of a jam-packed weekend with a star lineup

What a difference a decade makes. The 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens returns where…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Earth, Wind and Fire and John Legend to Headline Tobago Jazz Experience 2014

Brandy and Keyshia Cole complete the spectacular lineup to bring the celebration of music to the True Caribbean

Have you ever been to this festival?

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Gregory Porter Readies for Global Shows with ‘Liquid Spirit’ LP

Gregory Porter releases his third album and prepares to tour

Jazz singer Gregory Porter has released his third album Liquid Spirit

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Chicago Jazz Legend, Von Freeman, Dead At 88

He died of heart failure

He died of heart failure

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Have Music, Will Travel

With one foot in music and the other in technology, Dennis Jeter makes software that jives

Jeter, a musician who holds a degree in classical trumpet, started programming computers when he…

By Darcel J. Church

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Is O, the Oprah magazine, in financial trouble? (Image: File)

In the News: Oprah’s Magazine in Financial Trouble; Saxophonist Frank Foster Dies and More

Headlines around the web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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MARVIN GAYE, 44:  A Motown legend and gifted songwriter, Gaye racked up an impressive musical catalogue of timeless hits records that ranged from political commentary to love ballads to poetic soul that touched millions of fans. Having several bouts with drugs and depression throughout the years, Gaye’s personal demons got the better of him when he and his father got into an altercation on April 1, 1984 that led to the legendary singer’s death from a fatal gunshot wound. Gaye died just one day shy of his 45th birthday.

15 Black Artists Who Died Too Young

In the wake of Amy Winehouse's passing, we reminisce on other musical greats that were taken before their time

Amy Winehouse recently passed of mysterious causes in her London apartment, marking another example of…

By Anslem Samuel

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