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An actor (actress is sometimes used for females; see § Terminology) is a person portraying a character in a dramatic or comic production; he or she performs in film, television, theatre, radio, commercials or music videos.
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Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter.
Buddah Records (later known as Buddha Records) was founded in 1967 in New York City.
Edlin "Buddy" Terry (Newark, NJ January 30, 1941) is an American jazz musician and alto/tenor sax player.
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Cecil Bridgewater (born October 10, 1942) is an American hard bop jazz trumpeter.
Cecil McBee (born May 19, 1935) is an American post-bop jazz bassist, one of the most influential in the history of jazz.
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Charles Sullivan (now Kamau Muata Adilifu) (Nov 8, 1944)is an American jazz trumpeter.
China Moses (born January 9, 1978 in Los Angeles) is an American singer and television host.
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Christian McBride (born May 31, 1972, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz bassist.
Music from the Original Motion Picture Coffy is a soundtrack produced, composed, and arranged by Roy Ayers.
Cologne (German Köln, Kölle), Germany's fourth-largest city (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich), is the largest city both in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than ten million inhabitants.
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"Cotton Tail" is a 1940 composition by Duke Ellington.
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Dear Ella is a 1997 studio album by Dee Dee Bridgewater, recorded in tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who had died the previous year.
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Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.
Eleanora Fagan (1915–1959): To Billie with Love From Dee Dee Bridgewater is a 2009 studio album by Dee Dee Bridgewater, recorded in tribute to Billie Holiday.
Elektra Records (now Elektra Entertainment Group Inc.) is a major American record label owned by Warner Music Group.
Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.
EmArcy Records is a jazz record label founded in 1954 by Mercury Records, and today a European jazz label owned by Universal Music Group.
Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County in the State of Michigan.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Italian: Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is an agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.
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Frank Benjamin Foster III (September 23, 1928 – July 26, 2011) was an American tenor and soprano saxophonist, flautist, arranger, and composer.
Genesis is the debut album by American trumpeter Charles Sullivan recorded in 1974 and released on the Strata-East label.
Gilbert Moses III (August 20, 1942April 15, 1995) was an American stage, screen, and television director.
The Good Witch of the South, commonly referred to as simply Glinda, is a fictional character in the Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum.
A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.
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The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality works (songs or albums) in the Vocal jazz music genre.
The Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album has been awarded since 1959.
Horace Silver (born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva, September 2, 1928 – June 18, 2014) was an American jazz pianist and composer.
J'ai Deux Amours is a 2005 album by Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.
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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (on the building itself called the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is a performing arts center located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. The Center, which opened September 8, 1971, produces and presents theater, dance, ballet, orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, and folk music, in addition to multi-media performances for all ages.
Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States.
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The Laurence Olivier Awards (or simply the Olivier Award) are presented annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre.
Lean on Him is an album by American saxophonist Buddy Terry released on the Mainstream label in 1973.
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Live at Yoshi's is a 1998 live album by Dee Dee Bridgewater, recorded at Yoshi's Jazz Club in Oakland, California.
Love and Peace: A Tribute to Horace Silver is a 1995 studio album by Dee Dee Bridgewater, recorded in tribute to Horace Silver.
Mack Avenue Records is an independent record label headquartered in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan.
Mali, officially the Republic of Mali (République du Mali), is a landlocked country in West Africa.
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Maxwell Lemuel "Max" Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.
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MCA Records was an American-based record company owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), of which MCA Records was still part.
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Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States.
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Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States.
The Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF), in Monterey, California, is one of the longest consecutively running jazz festivals.
The Montreux Jazz Festival (formerly Festival de Jazz Montreux and Festival International de Jazz Montreux) is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance.
Mutima is the debut album led by bassist Cecil McBee recorded in 1974 and first released on the Strata-East label.
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Nemperor Records is an American jazz and pop record label, originally distributed by Atlantic Records from 1974 to 1977, and then CBS Records from 1978 onward, and is currently owned by Sony Music Entertainment.
New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
Norman Connors (born March 1, 1947) is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and producer who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups.
National Public Radio (NPR) is a privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization that serves as a national syndicator to a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States.
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Paris (UK:; US:; French) is the capital and most-populous city of France.
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Polydor Records is a British record label that operates as part of Universal Music Group.
Rahsaan Roland Kirk (August 7, 1935Kernfeld, Barry. "." The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd ed. Ed. Barry Kernfeld. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Retrieved on 2009-02-01. "The year of his birth has been widely given as 1936, but his birth certificate gives 1935 and confirms Ronald, not Roland." – December 5, 1977) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played tenor saxophone, flute and many other instruments.
Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician and composer.
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Red Earth is a 2007 studio album by Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated as R&B or RnB, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940s.
Roy Ayers (born September 10, 1940) is an American funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player.
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Debuting in 1983, the San Francisco Jazz Festival is an annual three-week celebration of today's best music, with over 30 concerts.
The Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo (in English: Italian song festival, Sanremo) is the most popular Italian song contest and awards, held annually in the city of Sanremo, in Italy, and consisting of a competition amongst previously unreleased songs.
Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose and perform their own musical material including lyrics and melodies.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm.
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Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.
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Stanley Clarke (born June 30, 1951) is an American jazz musician and composer known for his innovative and influential work on double bass and electric bass as well as for his numerous film and television scores.
Terence Oliver Blanchard (born March 13, 1962) is an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, arranger, and film score composer.
The Loud Minority is an album by American saxophonist Frank Foster recorded in 1972 for the Mainstream label.
Mirman School for Gifted Children is an independent, co-educational school for gifted children located at 16180 Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles, California, United States with 330 pupils aged 5 to 14.
The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra was a jazz big band formed by trumpeter Thad Jones and drummer Mel Lewis around 1965.
The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown.
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This is New is a 2002 album by Dee Dee Bridgewater, dedicated to the songs of Kurt Weill.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known informally as the Tony Award, recognizes achievement in live Broadway theatre.
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The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, University of Illinois, UIUC, or simply Illinois) is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois.
Vassar College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States.
Verve Records is an American jazz and adult music record label owned by Universal Music Group.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.
West Africa, also called Western Africa and the West of Africa, is the westernmost subcontinent of Africa.
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