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A Day Without Immigrants, plus President’s Day

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Crossing the border…At this radio show playback link, are song’s inspired by America’s immigrants; celebrating President’s Day. Includes Bill Kirchen’s epic LIVE version of “Hot Rod Lincoln” and Gil Scott-Heron’s epic LIVE version of “The Revolution Will Not be Televised.” Also Andy Sydow, John McCutcheon, Anne Hills, Lucy Kaplansky, Cisco Houston, Woody Guthrie, Country Joe … Continued

Northeast Ohio jazz calendar as/of 2017-02-17

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Send updates and comments to jazzcalendar@roadrunner.com  . THRU 18 FEB (SAT)     VARIOUS FREE EXHIBITION: “PLAYING THE CHANGES: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF MILT HINTON” BECK CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 17801 DETROIT, LAKEWOOD 216‑521‑2540 www.beckcenter.org   17 FEBRUARY (FRI)     6:30PM FREE   ANAT COHEN(CLARINET,SAX) CAT-IN-THE-CRÈME COFFEEHOUSE, 180 W LORAIN, OBERLIN 800‑371‑0178 www.oberlin.edu … Continued

Black Phoenix Artist Society on Fox-Crow Variety Show Feb 11

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This past week I had the great pleasure of welcoming three members of Cleveland-based ten-piece collaborative, the Black Phoenix Artist Society. Josiah “Jo Melody” Britt, Shakka Hasberry, and Lonnie Reid on guitar coalesced in our Studio C to share their vision for musical and community engagement. Shakka graced the airwaves with his euphonic vocals, accompanied … Continued

Heart to heart

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Heart to heart…At this WRUW-FM radio show playback link, all the songs are inspired by Valentine’s Day, and Carole King hits her Big 7-5 Birthday. Featuring John Hansen, Tom Adams, Rachel Brown, Andy Sydow, Colette, Boy=Girl, The Local Girls, James King, Donna The Buffalo, The Heartbeats, The Gibson Brothers, Del McCoury, Dave Van Ronk, Lee … Continued

Northeast Ohio jazz calendar as/of 2017-02-10

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Send updates and comments to jazzcalendar@roadrunner.com  .   THRU 18 FEB (SAT)     VARIOUS FREE EXHIBITION: “PLAYING THE CHANGES: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF MILT HINTON” BECK CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 17801 DETROIT, LAKEWOOD 216‑521‑2540 www.beckcenter.org   10 FEBRUARY (FRI)     7,9:30PM ADMISSION   CHAMPIAN FULTON(VOCAL,PIANO) BLU JAZZ+, 47 E MARKET, AKRON 330‑203-1219 … Continued

Clairvoyant rodent throws some shade

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Clairvoyant rodent throws some shade…At this radio show playback link are songs inspired by Groundhog’s Day; and LIVE in the studio are Michael McDonald and Sur Lawrence Trupo performing Bob Dylan songs re. Saturday’s (2/4) Shelter From the Storm musical benefit for the homeless being held at Wilbert’s. Diana Chittester and Jessica Rosenblatt are also … Continued

Northeast Ohio jazz calendar as/of 2017-02-03

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Send updates and comments to jazzcalendar@roadrunner.com  .   THRU 18 FEB (SAT)     VARIOUS FREE EXHIBITION: “PLAYING THE CHANGES: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF MILT HINTON” BECK CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 17801 DETROIT, LAKEWOOD 216‑521‑2540 www.beckcenter.org   3 FEBRUARY (FRI)     8PM ADMISSION   BEN GEYER(PIANO) TRIO: PETER DOMINGUEZ(BASS), ZAIRE DARDEN(DRUMS) BOP STOP … Continued

Women on the march!

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Women on the march!…At this radio show link, “Laying Down Tracks” on WRUW-FM/91.1, Cleveland, streaming worldwide at wruw.org, are songs inspired by the Women’s March on Cleveland and celebrating organized women achieving significant societal/governmental changes. Also, honoring the late Maggie Roche and Mary Tyler Moore; remembering the “white hurricane” Great Blizzard of 1978. Featuring Anne … Continued