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Al Bowlly inspired Playboy, says Hugh Hefner


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 3 (ANI): Hugh Hefner has revealed that British jazz legend Al Bowlly inspired the launch of Playboy in 1953.Hefner, who owns one of the biggest collections of Bowlly recordings ... Read more...

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My book on aunt who loved Thelonius Monk: Hannah Rothschild (Interview)


November 18th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Acclaimed British writer-filmmaker Hannah Rothschild has a new assignment. She is putting the life story of her feisty grand aunt, Pannonica de Koenigswarter, in a ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon to star in biopic of jazz legend Peggy Lee


August 15th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon has apparently signed on to star in a biopic of jazz legend Peggy Lee.The 34-year-old will also produce the film about the singer who died in ... Read more...

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Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck Receives Kennedy Centre Honour


December 31st, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much acclaimed jazz pianist Dave Brubeck recently received the Kennedy Center Honor for his unprecedented contribution to American culture. The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors was held ... Read more...

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Burr Oak Cemetery Plots Sold


July 9th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by GD
It must be heart rendering to lose loved ones and to add to their miseries occur when their bodies are dug out from the cemetery.This is exactly what happened in the Burr ... Read more...

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Last photos of Marilyn Monroe up for sale


May 10th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Jazz legend Buddy Greco is auctioning the last ever photos of screen icon Marilyn Monroe.The four ultra-rare pictures of the Some Like It Hot star at the Cal ... Read more...

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Jazz legend Duke Ellington is the first African American to appear on an American coin


February 25th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by admin
It is official now that the U.S. Mint will make Jazz legend Duke Ellington the first African American to appear on an American coin. This adds panache to the pride of ... Read more...

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Jazz legend Page Cavanaugh passes away at 86


December 29th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 29 (ANI): American jazz and pop pianist Page Cavanaugh has passed away, aged 86.The vocalist, who began creating music with his fingers at the age of nine, died on ... Read more...

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Ministry of Sound to perform in India


June 24th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Ministry of Sound, the London nightclub that has grown into an internationally renowned music and dance band, will perform in India next month. Fans of the band will ... Read more...

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Heres how creativity flows for pro jazz musicians


February 27th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Amateur musicians have long been wondering why they cant improvise like jazz legend John Coltrane. Now researchers have given an answer by finding that the prefrontal region of ... Read more...

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Researchers reveal the key to sexy saxophone playing


February 8th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Amateur saxophonists have long been wondering why they cant hit the sharp high notes like jazz legend John Coltrane. Now researchers have given an answer by finding that ... Read more...

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Beyonce to play Etta James on big screen


January 27th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Singer Beyonce Knowles is all set to play legendary singer Etta James in a new movie, it has been revealed.The former Destinys Child singer has given a nod ... Read more...

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Frank Sinatra believed he was a musician in a past life: Shirley Maclaine


November 21st, 2007 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 21(ANI): Jazz legend Frank Sinatra was positive that he had been a musician in a past life, for he kept hearing chords, musical things and symphonies in his head.His ... Read more...

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