Belgian jazz musician Thielemans dies aged 94

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Toots Thielemans, the Belgian jazz harmonica and guitar player who worked with many of the postwar greats, died on Monday aged 94, his agency said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2017

Belgian jazz musician Thielemans dies aged 94

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Toots Thielemans, the Belgian jazz harmonica and guitar player who worked with many of the postwar greats, died on Monday aged 94, his agency said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2017

Jazz harmonica great Toots Thielemans dies at 94 in Belgium

Belgian harmonica player Toots Thielemans, whose illustrious career included playing with jazz greats like Miles Davis and whose solos have figured on numerous film scores, has died. He was 94. Thielemans ........»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 12th, 2017

Hundreds bid farewell to Belgian jazz legend Thielemans

Jean-Baptiste Frederic Isidore Thielemans, known affectionately as "Toots" and widely acknowledged as the king of jazz harmonica, died in Brussels on Monday aged 94. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel was among the mourners at the church in L.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 11th, 2017

Jazz Jennings Responds To Derick Dillard"s "Cyber-Bullying"

We support you, Jazz Jennings! As we reported, on Wednesday, Jill Duggar's husband Derick Dillard received Internet hate when he made transphobic comments against the I Am Jazz star. Not only did he say "'transgender' is a myth," he referred to the 16-year-old as "him." Related: Jazz Opens Up About Wanting Her 'Bottom Surgery' The Counting On star [...] We support you, Jazz Jennings! As we reported, on Wednesday, Jill Duggar's husband Derick Dillard received Internet hate when he made transphobic comments against the I Am Jazz star. Not only did he say "'transgender' is a myth," he referred to the 16-year-old as "him." Related: Jazz Opens Up About Wanting Her 'Bottom Surgery' The Counting On star wrote: I want to be clear. I have nothing against him. I only have issue with the words and definitions being propagated here. — Derick Dillard (@derick4Him) August 3, 2017 On Thursday, the transgender icon responded to Dillard's hateful words on Twitter. Every day I experience cyber-bullying, but I keep sharing my story. Today was no different. — Jazz Jennings (@JazzJennings__) August 3, 2017 That same day, TLC released a statement saying they do not share Derick's views. Keep telling your story, Jazz! You truly are an inspiration! [Image via FayesVision/WENN.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonAug 3rd, 2017

TLC Responds To Derick Dillard"s Anti-Trans Comments About Jazz Jennings!

The network chimes in! As we reported, on Wednesday, Jill Duggar's husband Derick Dillard received a flood of criticism when he attacked fellow TLC personality Jazz Jennings for her sexuality. Related: Jazz Opens Up About Wanting Her 'Bottom Surgery' He said on Twitter: "What an oxymoron… a 'reality' show which follows a non-reality. 'Transgender' is a myth. Gender is [...] The network chimes in! As we reported, on Wednesday, Jill Duggar's husband Derick Dillard received a flood of criticism when he attacked fellow TLC personality Jazz Jennings for her sexuality. Related: Jazz Opens Up About Wanting Her 'Bottom Surgery' He said on Twitter: "What an oxymoron... a 'reality' show which follows a non-reality. 'Transgender' is a myth. Gender is not fluid; it's ordained by God."' On Thursday, the network released a statement saying it does NOT share the Counting On star's views. It is important for us to let our viewers know that Derick Dillard's personal statement does not represent the views of TLC. — TLC Network (@TLC) August 3, 2017 Jennings' show I Am Jazz is currently in its third season. [Image via Jazz Jennings/Derick Dillard/Instagram.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonAug 3rd, 2017

Jill Duggar's Husband Derick Dillard Accused of Bullying TLC's Jazz Jennings - E! Online

E! OnlineJill Duggar's Husband Derick Dillard Accused of Bullying TLC's Jazz JenningsE! OnlineDerick Dillard, who stars on the former TLC series with 19 Kids and Counting alum Jill Duggar (aka Jill Duggar Dillard), has a problem with Jazz Jennings' reality show and the fact that she identifies as a girl. The 16-year-old star of I Am Jazz, which ...Jazz Jennings Responds to Derick Dillard's Transphobic Tweet: 'Every Day I Experience Cyber-Bullying'PEOPLE.comDefends Jazz Jennings ShowTMZ.comDerick Dillard and Jazz Jennings spar on Twitter over transgender issuesFox NewsPerezHilton.com -International Business Times -Page Six -Us Weeklyall 42 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 3rd, 2017

US musician Tom Petty dies aged 66 - BBC News

BBC NewsUS musician Tom Petty dies aged 66BBC NewsUS musician Tom Petty has died in California aged 66, says a statement issued on behalf of his family. Petty was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest at his Malibu home early on Monday. He was taken to hospital, but could not be ...The 20 Greatest Tom Petty Songs: Critic's PicksBillboardTom Petty, 'distinctively American' rocker, dies aged 66ReutersTom Petty Talking Dylan, Studio Strategies and Guitar Gunslingers in Southern BarsHuffPostLos Angeles Times -New York Daily News -ABC News -PEOPLE.comall 1,759 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 3rd, 2017

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK! Let Jazz Jennings" Letter To Her Younger Self Move You To Tears!

What an inspirational idea! Ahead of National Coming Out Day (October 11), Logo and NewNowNext have launched an editorial series where 40 prominent figures in the LGBTQ community have written letters to their younger selves in order to share some wisdom they wish they had received back in the day. AH-Mazing!! Related: Kid Rock Asks "Why Is [...] What an inspirational idea! Ahead of National Coming Out Day (October 11), Logo and NewNowNext have launched an editorial series where 40 prominent figures in the LGBTQ community have written letters to their younger selves in order to share some wisdom they wish they had received back in the day. AH-Mazing!! Related: Kid Rock Asks "Why Is Everything So Gay?" We've gotten our hands on Jazz Jennings' piece for the series -- and, boy, is it moving AF. In case you're unfamiliar with Jazz's story, the teen activist publicly identified herself as transgender at quite a young age and has documented her journey on various media platforms for over a decade. She currently stars on TLC's I Am Jazz. We are so happy to EXCLUSIVELY share Jazz's moving missive with you, our Perezcious readers! Be sure to ch-ch-check out the note for yourself (below)! Dear 5-year-old Jazz, I know that so many people attempt to cloud the purity of your happiness with their tenacious hatred. I know that your eyes glisten with hope, yet they will still be denied by the intolerance of society. I know that your heart beats with the gratifying rhythm of freedom yet so many others prefer the trepidatious sound of fear or the unrelenting drum of cruelty. However, let that hope in your eyes and the love in your heart continuously be confident that one day everyone will be able to hear that alluring melody of freedom. Continue to smile big and move forward in the direction of progress, for you will see change be brought upon this world—a change that you will help create. Love, Your 16-year-old self We're not crying, you are!!! Don't forget to check out the other touching letters from the Letters to Myself campaign HERE!! [Image via Logo.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonOct 9th, 2017

Derick Dillard Under Fire for Criticizing TLC Star Jazz Jennings, Claiming 'Transgender Is a Myth' - PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.comDerick Dillard Under Fire for Criticizing TLC Star Jazz Jennings, Claiming 'Transgender Is a Myth'PEOPLE.comDerick Dillard's recent tweets about transgender teen Jazz Jennings have sparked outrage on social media. The father of two — who stars on TLC's Counting On alongside his wife, 19 Kids and Counting alum Jill (Duggar) Dillard — took to Twitter on ...Jill Duggar's Husband Derick Dillard Accused of Bullying TLC's Jazz JenningsE! OnlineDefends Jazz JenningsTMZ.comVanderpump Rules Star Jax Taylor Enters The Jazz Jennings/Derick Dillard Feud!PerezHilton.comUs Weekly -International Business Times -Fox News -Page Sixall 62 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 3rd, 2017

Appreciation: Jazz musician Charlie Haden spoke for beauty - Los Angeles Times

Fox NewsAppreciation: Jazz musician Charlie Haden spoke for beautyLos Angeles TimesCharlie Haden founded the Cal Arts jazz program in 1982. His instruction made an impact on generations of jazz artists around the country, including Ravi Coltrane and Ralph.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 16th, 2017

Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone Reveal How They Saved Jazz on ‘SNL’ – Watch!

Ryan Gosling was joined by a special guest during his monologue on the Saturday Night Live season premiere! While discussing how he saved jazz last year with La La Land, the 36-year-old actor was joined by surprise guest and former co-star Emma Stone! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emma Stone The 28-year-old actress [...] Ryan Gosling was joined by a special guest during his monologue on the Saturday Night Live season premiere! While discussing how he saved jazz last year with La La Land, the 36-year-old actor was joined by surprise guest and former co-star Emma Stone! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emma Stone The 28-year-old actress – who won the Oscar for her role in La La Land – joked with Ryan that he didn’t save jazz – but they both did. Watch the clip below! "Ryan… you didn't save jazz." -Emma Stone #SNLPremiere pic.twitter.com/Uovj0BREwp — Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) October 1, 2017.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredOct 1st, 2017

Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone Reveal How They Saved Jazz on "SNL" - Watch!

Ryan Gosling was joined by a special guest during his monologue on the Saturday Night Live season premiere! While discussing how he saved jazz last year with La La Land, the 36-year-old actor was joined by surprise guest and former co-star Emma Stone! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emma Stone The 28-year-old actress [...] Ryan Gosling was joined by a special guest during his monologue on the Saturday Night Live season premiere! While discussing how he saved jazz last year with La La Land, the 36-year-old actor was joined by surprise guest and former co-star Emma Stone! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emma Stone The 28-year-old actress – who won the Oscar for her role in La La Land – joked with Ryan that he didn’t save jazz – but they both did. Watch the clip below! "Ryan… you didn't save jazz." -Emma Stone #SNLPremiere pic.twitter.com/Uovj0BREwp — Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) October 1, 2017.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredOct 1st, 2017

Tom Petty, 'distinctively American' rocker, dies aged 66 - Reuters

ReutersTom Petty, 'distinctively American' rocker, dies aged 66ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as “Refugee,” “Free Fallin'” and “American Girl,” has died following a heart attack. He was 66. Petty ...The 20 Greatest Tom Petty Songs: Critic's PicksBillboardUS musician Tom Petty dies aged 66BBC NewsTom Petty, of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, dead at 66, manager saysCBS NewsHuffPost -Los Angeles Times -New York Daily News -ABC Newsall 1,775 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 3rd, 2017

Top jazz musician Horace Silver dies

One of the most highly regarded pianists and composers in jazz, Horace Silver, dies aged 85 in the US......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukMay 24th, 2017

Rosario Dawson & Chrissy Teigen Stun at Belgian National Day Celebration

Rosario Dawson shows her tropical side while attending the Belgian National Day Celebration to kick off the launch of The Butcher, The Baker, The Belgian Beer Maker series held at Financier Patisserie on Friday (July 21) in New York City. The 35-year-old .....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJul 22nd, 2014

Jazz composer, professor David Baker dies at 84

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — David Baker, a prolific jazz composer and musician who founded the jazz studies program at Indiana University, died Saturday at age 84, the school said in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 27th, 2016

Jazz musician Joe Sample dies at 75

A founding member of the Jazz Crusaders helped foster in a movement of jazz and funk fusion.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsSep 14th, 2014

Joe Sample, Iconic Jazz Pianist, Dies at 75

Legendary jazz pianist Joe Sample died on Friday morning in Houston. He was 75. The iconic musician, who revolutionized jazz fusion in the ’60s and ’70s, was also a keyboardist and composer for more than five decades, having worked with the li.....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 13th, 2014

Victoria Arlen Does a Steamboat Mickey Dance for "DWTS" Disney Night (Video)

Victoria Arlen kicked off Disney night on Dancing With the Stars by throwing it back to the early days and it was so good! The 23-year-old ESPN reporter and former paralympian did a jazz dance with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy during the live taping on Monday (October 16) in Los Angeles. Victoria and Val earned [...] Victoria Arlen kicked off Disney night on Dancing With the Stars by throwing it back to the early days and it was so good! The 23-year-old ESPN reporter and former paralympian did a jazz dance with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy during the live taping on Monday (October 16) in Los Angeles. Victoria and Val earned a score of 27 out of 30 points for their dance set to the tune of “Steamboat Willie Suite.” “We’re doing a jazz routine and it is really hard. Val is really raising the bar, so it’s been very challenging but also a lot of fun. There are a lot of moving parts to the dance and that’s the fun thing about jazz, you can do a little bit of everything. We’ve really been able to put our personalities into this routine so I hope that shines!” Victoria wrote in her People blog this week......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredOct 16th, 2017

Ryan Gosling Can"t Stop Bragging About Saving Jazz in Hilarious "SNL" Monologue, Gets Schooled by Emma Stone

Ryan Gosling hosted the Saturday Night Live season 43 premiere, and he made sure to brag about some of his recent accomplishments. "I haven't felt this excited since I saved Jazz," Gosling told the cheering crowd, referring to his popular role as a jazz pianist in last year's La La Land. "You guys know I saved jazz right?... I guess it was dying and I saved it?" "More importantly I have a new moving coming out called Blade Runner 2049, with Harrison Ford. It's very exciting, and yes, for those... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineOct 1st, 2017