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John Williams (8,517 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

focus to composition. During this time Williams worked as a jazz pianist in the city's many jazz clubs. After his studies at Juilliard and the Eastman School
Karl Malone (6,954 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Malone spent his first 18 seasons (1985–2003) in the NBA with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton. He was a two-time
Jamiroquai (5,552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and acid jazz band from London. Formed in 1992, they are fronted by vocalist Jay Kay, and were prominent in the London-based funk and acid jazz movement
John Stockton (4,642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
passers of all time, he spent his entire NBA career (1984–2003) with the Utah Jazz, and the team made the playoffs in each of his 19 seasons. In 1997 and 1998
Randy Jackson (1,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
career in the 1980s as a session musician playing bass guitar for an array of jazz, pop, rock, and R&B performers. He moved on to work in music production and
Pete Maravich (5,078 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shot a career-worst 41.9 percent from the floor. The Jazz posted a 23–59 record, worst in the NBA. Jazz management did its best to give Maravich a better
Glenn Miller (11,468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was, "I don't want a jazz band." Many modern jazz critics harbor similar antipathy. In 1997, on a website administered by JazzTimes magazine, Doug Ramsey
Donovan Mitchell (4,554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rookie with the Utah Jazz, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and won the Slam Dunk Contest in 2018. He was traded from the Jazz to the Cavaliers
Sentimental ballad (2,616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sentimental tune or love song, often written in a fairly standardized form. Jazz musicians sometimes broaden the term still further to embrace all slow-tempo
Daisy Ridley (4,187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley (born 10 April 1992) is an English actress. She rose to prominence for her role as Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy: The Force
Woody Allen (17,750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Concert: Woody Allen And His New Orleans Jazz Band – Festival International de Jazz de Montreal". Montreal Jazz Festival. Archived from the original on
Rosemary Clooney (2,352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Much", "Hey There", "This Ole House", and "Sway". She also had success as a jazz vocalist. Clooney's career languished in the 1960s, partly because of problems
Bass guitar (2,198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Jazz bass, or J-Bass, features two single-coil pickups. Providing a more "Gibson-scale" instrument, rather than the 34-inch (864 mm) Jazz and Precision
Columbia Records (12,565 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stable of jazz and blues artists, including Louis Armstrong and Clarence Williams. Columbia had already built a catalog of blues and jazz artists, including
Honda Fit (6,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Honda Fit (Japanese: ホンダ・フィット, Hepburn: Honda Fitto) or Honda Jazz is a small car manufactured and marketed by Honda since 2001 and reached its fourth
Kenny G (4,341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(born June 5, 1956), known professionally as Kenny G, is an American smooth jazz saxophonist, composer, and producer. His 1986 album Duotones brought him
Eartha Kitt (4,131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
April 2008, just months before her death, Kitt appeared at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival; the performance was recorded.[citation needed] She was also a guest
Vivint Arena (2,335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
serves as the home venue for the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s Utah Jazz, and has been the home venue for other professional athletic teams, such
Flute (5,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
continuous sound. Flute method Diple Frula Vessel flute Hand flute Irish flute Jazz flute List of flutists Native American flute Palendag Pipe and tabor Washint
Lena Horne (5,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
York. She replaced Dinah Shore as the featured vocalist on NBC's popular jazz series The Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street. The show's resident
Tito Puente (2,058 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Puerto Rican descent. He is best known for dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions from his 50-year career. His most famous song is "Oye Como Va"
Phil Collins (17,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the soul music of Motown and Stax Records. Collins was also influenced by jazz and big band drummer Buddy Rich, whose opinion on the importance of the hi-hat
Chad Smith (5,775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HSAS, which featured Schon and two other members. In 2013, Smith joined jazz musician Jon Batiste and bassist/producer Bill Laswell to create a unique
Phil Collins (17,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the soul music of Motown and Stax Records. Collins was also influenced by jazz and big band drummer Buddy Rich, whose opinion on the importance of the hi-hat
Tito Puente (2,058 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Puerto Rican descent. He is best known for dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions from his 50-year career. His most famous song is "Oye Como Va"
Kristin Chenoweth (9,126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
song ever on Broadway. The vocal vocabulary she deploys here ranges from jazz-baby brass to operatic silver, often in a single number, and she switches
Hoagy Carmichael (6,721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Indiana (1924–1929), he wrote and performed in the "hot" jazz improvisational style popular with jazz dance bands. While he was living in New York City (1929–1936)
Artie Shaw (4,320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
actor and author of both fiction and non-fiction. Widely regarded as "one of jazz's finest clarinetists", Shaw led one of the United States' most popular big
Pianist (830 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
variety of styles to choose from, among them traditional classical music, jazz, blues, and all sorts of popular music, including rock and roll. Most pianists
Irving Berlin (11,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1927. It was performed by Al Jolson in the first feature sound film, The Jazz Singer, that same year. In 1946, it returned to the top 10 on the charts
Michel Legrand (1,863 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
26 January 2019) was a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and jazz pianist. Legrand was a prolific composer, having written over 200 film and
Jerry Sloan (3,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
30-year coaching career, 23 of which were spent as head coach of the Utah Jazz (1988–2011). NBA commissioner David Stern referred to Sloan as "one of the
Northwest Division (NBA) (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Utah Jazz. The Northwest Division is by far the most geographically expansive of the six divisions; the Nuggets, Trail Blazers and Jazz are geographically
Rudy Gobert (4,764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
National Basketball Association (NBA). He previously played for the Utah Jazz who acquired him during the 2013 NBA draft. Gobert also represents the French
All-NBA Team (1,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Orleans Jazz George Gervin* San Antonio Spurs Paul Westphal* Phoenix Suns Jo Jo White* (2) Boston Celtics 1977–78 Truck Robinson New Orleans Jazz Walter
Bob Fosse (3,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lenny (1975), All That Jazz (1979), and Star 80 (1983). Fosse's distinctive style of choreography included turned-in knees and "jazz hands". He is the only
2023 NBA All-Star Game (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
will be the 72nd edition of the event. The game will be hosted by the Utah Jazz at Vivint Arena. The game will be televised nationally by TNT for the 21st
Anthony Braxton (3,952 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
composer with a vast body of cross-genre work, the MacArthur Fellow and NEA Jazz Master has released hundreds of recordings and compositions. During six years
Ray Manzarek (2,957 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
matriculated at DePaul University, where he played piano in his fraternity's jazz band (the Beta Pi Mu Combo), participated in intramural football, served
Thundercat (musician) (2,012 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Christian Center. Bruner attended Locke High School, playing in the school's jazz band. His teacher, Reggie Andrews, produced and co-wrote Let It Whip and
Capitol Records (3,773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rusty in Orchestraville. Capitol also developed a noted jazz catalog that included the Capitol Jazz Men and issued the Miles Davis's album Birth of the Cool
Kansas City, Missouri (14,637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Club Plaza in the south. Celebrated cultural traditions include Kansas City jazz; theater, as a center of the Vaudevillian Orpheum circuit in the 1920s; the
MNRK Music Group (903 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
MNRK Music Group (pronounced "monarch", formerly known as Koch Records and eOne Music) is a New York City-based independent record label and music management
Brian Morton (Scottish writer) (470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
is a Scottish writer, journalist and former broadcaster, specialising in jazz and modern literature. Born in Paisley, near Glasgow and raised in Dunoon
Cybill Shepherd (2,469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cybill Show (1999) Live at the Cinegrill (2001) At Home With Cybill (2004) Jazz Baby Volumes 1–3 (2005) At Long Last Love (soundtrack) (1975) Moonlighting
George Duke (1,215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
received the 2015 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album. The George Duke Quartet Presented By The Jazz Workshop 1966 Of San Francisco (1966) Save the
Jamie Cullum (2,728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jamie Cullum (born 20 August 1979) is an English jazz-pop singer, songwriter and radio presenter. Although primarily a vocalist and pianist, he also accompanies
Jazz at Lincoln Center (816 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jazz at Lincoln Center is part of Lincoln Center in New York City. The organization was founded in 1987 and opened at Time Warner Center in October 2004
F. Scott Fitzgerald (19,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is best known for his novels depicting the flamboyance and excess of the Jazz Age—a term he popularized. During his lifetime, he published four novels
Anthony Braxton (3,952 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
composer with a vast body of cross-genre work, the MacArthur Fellow and NEA Jazz Master has released hundreds of recordings and compositions. During six years
George Duke (1,215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
received the 2015 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album. The George Duke Quartet Presented By The Jazz Workshop 1966 Of San Francisco (1966) Save the
Arista Records (2,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
focused on contemporary jazz artists. It distributed two other jazz labels, Arista Freedom, which specialized in avant-garde jazz and, until 1982, GRP Records
Larry Carlton (1,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
television and movies. He has been a member of the jazz fusion group the Crusaders, the smooth jazz band Fourplay, and has maintained a long solo career
Hal Linden (2,235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
guest-starring roles on television. He released his first album of pop and jazz standards, It's Never Too Late, in 2011. Hal Linden was born on March 20
Jim Nantz (2,414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Salt Lake City (1982–1985) where he called BYU football games and Utah Jazz games along with Hot Rod Hundley. Nantz joined CBS Sports in 1985, initially
Jimmy Durante (3,971 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
distinctive gravelly speech, Lower East Side accent, comic language-butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and prominent nose helped make him one of America's most
Jim Nantz (2,414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Salt Lake City (1982–1985) where he called BYU football games and Utah Jazz games along with Hot Rod Hundley. Nantz joined CBS Sports in 1985, initially
Larry Carlton (1,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
television and movies. He has been a member of the jazz fusion group the Crusaders, the smooth jazz band Fourplay, and has maintained a long solo career
Bitches Brew (3,251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bitches Brew is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Miles Davis. It was recorded from August 19 to 21, 1969, at Columbia's
Shawn Colvin (1,192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(October 11, 2009). "Shawn Colvin: Live album review @ All About Jazz". All About Jazz. Retrieved January 23, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status
Debbie Harry (5,216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
guest vocalist on several projects: She joined the avant-garde jazz ensemble the Jazz Passengers in 1994, appearing on their album In Love (1994). Harry
Weather Report (5,373 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Weather Report was an American jazz fusion band active from 1970 to 1986. The band was founded in 1970 by Austrian keyboardist Joe Zawinul, American saxophonist
Baritone saxophone (1,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly used in concert bands, chamber music, military bands, big bands, and jazz combos. It can also be found in other ensembles such as rock bands and marching
1997 NBA Finals (2,647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
champion of the 1996–97 NBA season. The Western Conference champion Utah Jazz took on the defending NBA champion and Eastern Conference champion Chicago
United Artists Records (2,198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soundtracks. The label expanded into other genres, such as easy listening, jazz, pop, and R&B. In 1959, United Artists released Forest of the Amazons, a
Jacque Vaughn (1,268 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Basketball Association (NBA). Vaughn played in the NBA for the Nets, Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic, and San Antonio Spurs from 1997 to 2009. A
Deron Williams (6,520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
drafted third overall in the 2005 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. A three-time NBA All-Star with the Jazz and Brooklyn Nets, Williams also played for Beşiktaş
Baritone saxophone (1,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly used in concert bands, chamber music, military bands, big bands, and jazz combos. It can also be found in other ensembles such as rock bands and marching
Paul Desmond (2,771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Emil Breitenfeld; November 25, 1924 – May 30, 1977) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for his work with the Dave Brubeck
Juancho Hernangómez (1,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his seventh season, he had short stints with the Celtics, Spurs and Utah Jazz. He co-starred in the Netflix basketball film Hustle in 2022 alongside Adam
Lou Donaldson (611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lou Donaldson (born November 1, 1926) is an American retired jazz alto saxophonist. He is best known for his soulful, bluesy approach to playing the alto
Philips Records (2,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were made through Mercury's existing jazz operations and produced by Jack Tracy and others. In addition to jazz and classical music, Philips also became
United Artists Records (2,198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soundtracks. The label expanded into other genres, such as easy listening, jazz, pop, and R&B. In 1959, United Artists released Forest of the Amazons, a
Don Cherry (trumpeter) (2,455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
saxophonist Ornette Coleman, as on the pioneering free jazz albums The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959) and Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation (1960). He also collaborated
1998 NBA Finals (1,872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chicago Bulls played against the Western Conference champion Utah Jazz, with the Jazz holding home-court advantage for the first 2 games in Salt Lake City
EMI Records (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kennedy, Gary (2002). Kernfeld, Barry (ed.). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Vol. 2 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 172. ISBN 1-56159-284-6
My Funny Valentine (670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it was introduced by teenaged star Mitzi Green. The song became a popular jazz standard, appearing on over 1300 albums performed by over 600 artists. One
WGY-FM (2,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an adult contemporary/smooth jazz radio station from 1987 to October 1999. In 1988, the station flipped to a new age/jazz format, and became known as "Easy
Rubén Blades (3,269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and politician, performing musically most often in the salsa, and Latin jazz genres. As a songwriter, Blades brought the lyrical sophistication of Central
Enes Kanter Freedom (6,226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was selected as the third overall pick of the 2011 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. A center, Freedom has played for five NBA teams since entering the league
Peter Criss (2,371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and JP (John Pakalenka) on guitar, who currently plays for Buckner Funken Jazz in Denver, Colorado. Balls of Fire played only seven shows before Criss left
EMI Records (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kennedy, Gary (2002). Kernfeld, Barry (ed.). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Vol. 2 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 172. ISBN 1-56159-284-6
Paul Desmond (2,771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Emil Breitenfeld; November 25, 1924 – May 30, 1977) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for his work with the Dave Brubeck
Ricky Rubio (5,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Timberwolves, and spent six seasons in Minnesota before being traded to the Utah Jazz in June 2017. He signed with the Phoenix Suns in July 2019, before returning
Carlos Boozer (2,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
player. The two-time NBA All-Star played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers, and then spent his last season playing
Van Gelder Studio (766 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
studio in July 1959. It has been used to record many albums released by jazz labels such as Blue Note, Prestige, Impulse!, Verve and CTI. It was added
Kris Humphries (2,431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
National Basketball Association (NBA). He played in the NBA for the Utah Jazz, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, New Jersey / Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics
The Wire (magazine) (7,064 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
British jazz scene with an emphasis on avant-garde and free jazz. It was marketed as a more adventurous alternative to its conservative competitor Jazz Journal
Dell Curry (1,238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of eligibility. Curry was selected with the 15th overall pick by the Utah Jazz in the 1986 NBA draft. He played one season in Utah before being traded to
Lists of African Americans (15,417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anderson: Jazz Ivie Anderson: Jazz Louis Armstrong: Jazz Billy Boy Arnold: R&B Dorothy Ashby: Jazz Patti Austin: R&B, pop, jazz Roy Ayers: Jazz, funk, disco
Severance (TV series) (4,510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the original on December 15, 2022. Retrieved December 15, 2022. Tangcay, Jazz (January 9, 2023). "'Elvis,' 'Babylon,' 'Avatar: The Way of Water' Lead Art
The Wire (magazine) (7,064 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
British jazz scene with an emphasis on avant-garde and free jazz. It was marketed as a more adventurous alternative to its conservative competitor Jazz Journal
Jack Nitzsche (1,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
German immigrants, moved to Los Angeles in 1955 with ambitions of becoming a jazz saxophonist. He was hired by Sonny Bono, who was at the time an A&R executive
Birdland (New York jazz club) (2,193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Birdland is a jazz club started in New York City on December 15, 1949. The original Birdland, which was located at 1678 Broadway, just north of West 52nd
Paco de Lucía (6,708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
he was one of the first flamenco guitarists to branch into classical and jazz. Richard Chapman and Eric Clapton, authors of Guitar: Music, History, Players
Patrick Beverley (3,210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Timberwolves nine days later. In July 2022, The Timberwolves traded him to the Utah Jazz, and then he was traded to the Lakers in August 2022. Beverley is a three-time
Polydor Records (1,837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Polydor Records Ltd. is a German-British record label that operates as part of Universal Music Group. It has a close relationship with Universal's Interscope
Mark Jackson (2,638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, and Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in a career
Eddie Izzard (5,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Race (2010) What About Dick? (2012) Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens (2017), Michael Joseph, ISBN 978-0718181727. Cross-dressing in film
Jeff Beck (8,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his releases spanned genres and styles ranging from blues rock, hard rock, jazz fusion and a blend of guitar-rock and electronica. Beck was ranked in the
Adrian Dantley (2,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
However, the Jazz would go on to lose the series. That offseason, he was named the NBA Comeback Player of the Year. In his seven years with the Jazz, Dantley