UT Tyler to offer workshop for saxophonists March 26th

UT Tyler to offer workshop for saxophonists March 26th
The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Music will once again hold “UT Tyler Saxophone Day,” Dr. Michael Thrasher, School of Performing Arts director, announced. The public event is 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, March 26 in the UT Tyler Center …
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Sun Ra’s 100th Birthday to Be Celebrated By 100 Sax Players
WASHINGTON PARK — Organizers are hoping for 100 saxophonists to gather in Washington Park on Thursday to celebrate what would have been jazz composer Sun Ra’s 100th birthday. “This is a historic opportunity to share our collective energy in honor of …
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Saxophone Summit brings together six stellar saxophonists
The Yale School of Music will present a Saxophone Summit featuring six great performers on the entire family of instruments, from the soprano sax to the rare contrabass. The stellar lineup includes Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess, Antonio Hart, Todd Bashore, Frank …
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IE Music Now: Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, more at Joshua Tree Music Festival

musicIE Music Now: Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, more at Joshua Tree Music Festival
Besides Glen Glenn, who is in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and was reportedly born in October 1934, other artists set to perform include Mad Max And The Wild Ones, The Phil Friendly Trio, Cash Prophets and Brian Dunning and the Hot Rod Trio.
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Olympia’s Rockabilly Mafia Dolls do good works — and look good doing it
Members of the Olympia Rockabilly Mafia Dolls from left, Carrie Hockman, Leah Oliver and Stephanie Seitz, put the finishing touches on their 50’s look Friday, October 23, 2015, before a benefit for Nickhole Arcade. Dean J. Koepfler The News Tribune.
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Cave Creek’s Legendary Buffalo Chip Saloon Destroyed by “Suspicious” Fire
Several scenes from the movie, which was co-written by New Times contributor Serene Dominic, were shot at the bar, including a performance by rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson. The establishment was scheduled to host its annual Thanksgiving festivities …
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Festival brings bluegrass stars Tyler Williams, IIIrd Tyme Out to Hernando’s

musicFestival brings bluegrass stars Tyler Williams, IIIrd Tyme Out to Hernando’s
At the end of every show his record table is mobbed,” said Evans, 54, who lives in Jacksonville with his wife, Debi, 50, and does double duty promoting nine bluegrass festivals in Florida and Georgia and performing with the Florida State Bluegrass Band.
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Bluegrass, Beer and Bikes to converge at Soaring Ridge
For musician Travis Book, picking bluegrass, riding a mountain bike and drinking craft brews are important parts of life. For musician Travis Book, picking bluegrass, riding a mountain bike and drinking craft brews are important parts of life.
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Bluegrass Music Happening This Weekend In Grayson County
A Texoma favorite is back on stage this weekend in Grayson County. The bluegrass group Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Band will be the Chrystal Opry House. KTEN’s Gregg Watson talked with the folks organizing the event about what kind of show folks can …
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