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UJD | Jazz in the Community: WRR-FM to launch Jazz at Fair Park program Sunday

Founder's Comment:  This is something that is long past due. WRR has always been perfectly positioned to carry the torch for not only classical but jazz. This move to program jazz on the FM dial at WRR will be supported by Uptown Jazz Dallas with the hope that programming will continue to grow and expand across the board. 

~ Keith Hill

Founder |…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on June 3, 2015 at 11:26am — No Comments

Founder's Court | Jazz Around Town - Dallas (Video Release #1)

JAZZ AROUND TOWN - DALLAS

Video Release #1

Click poster for videos:…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on March 7, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Concert Review: Marcus Miller - 2012 Renaissance Tour - Show #1 - Dallas

ARTIST: MARCUS MILLER BAND

TOUR: 2012 RENAISSANCE

DATE:  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012

CITY: DALLAS, TEXAS

VENUE: GRANADA THEATER

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on September 8, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

BAILEY’S PRIME PLUS TEAMS UP WITH LOCAL CELEBRITY CHEF AVNER SAMUEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    

 

Media Contacts:

Jackson & Flagg Public Relations

Kelle Jackson /…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on April 30, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation Announces Park Name: Klyde Warren Park - 2/19/2012

Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation Announces Park Name: Klyde Warren Park - 2/19/2012

DALLAS (Feb. 19, 2012) – The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation Board announced today that the 5.2-acre public green space in downtown Dallas will officially become Klyde Warren Park, named after the nine-year-old son of Kelcy Warren, a Dallas-based energy…
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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on February 19, 2012 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Review: What A Taste! | The Taste of Dallas

 

Being a Dallas native I love it when our own homegrown events are done right. After a long week of work on our thing here at Uptown Jazz Dallas, I was looking forward to the 25th Annual Taste of Dallas at Fair Park. I haven't been that big of a supporter of Taste of Dallas because of where it used to be and how it's been done down in the West End in previous years. The previous…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on July 9, 2011 at 2:30am — 4 Comments

Founder's Blog: VINEXPO 2011 - Confidence High Among Wine and Spirit Makers for Future Business







 

 

 

At the close of the 16th VINEXPO wine and spirit exhibition,…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on June 25, 2011 at 8:32pm — 5 Comments

Founder's Blog: Jazz Roots' Super Sax Show w/ David Sanborn & Candy Dulfer (ATTPAC's Winspear)

 

When the opportunity arises to support jazz in our area, I'm committed. The Festival is committed. It's important to,  where possible, attend these concerts and support the organizations that are trying to provide programming to our interest. So, I wanted to congratulate…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on May 13, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Founder's Blog: Button's Jazz Cafe (DeSoto)

Buttons Jazz Cafe | DeSoto, Texas



I wanted to provide some quick feedback for those who want to know more about the opening of Button's Food &… Continue

Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on April 21, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Founder's Blog: Happening on UptownJazzDallas.com







Great things are happening all around you. You only have to open your eyes. 

 

Heres' the latest happening's on the 'Official' social network of Uptown Jazz Dallas International Jazz Festival,…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on April 9, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Is Bob Marley Biopic Finally Getting Traction?









Check out this great article from writer Tambay, on Shadow and Act, She lays lays out the long and ardous trip that the Marley Family (led by Bob's wife, Rita) to get his story told on the big screen. Some of the biggest directors in the business in and out of the project… Continue

Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on March 12, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

LIVE session with Jose' James doing his "Park Bench People"

Check out this LIVE session with Jose' James doing his "Park Bench People" recently with orchestra backing in London.

Live session for Gilles Peterson, Maida Vale Studio, London



"Park Bench People"



written by Myka 9, Jamm Master Divine (JMD) + Freddie Hubbard ("Red Clay")



José James…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on January 25, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

UNT Jazz announces Spring 2011 Jazz Lecture Series Lineup

Each guest artist will hold two sessions with students on Tuesday in the recital hall at 9:30 and 2. Kurt Rosenwinkel, who is also the Gomez artist, will do only the afternoon lecture session. All of the artists except Kurt Rosenwinkel, Darcy James Argue, and Ravi Coltrane will play with jazz studies faculty at McDavid Studio, 301 East 5th Street in Ft. Worth, starting at 8 p.m. For ticket information:…

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Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on January 23, 2011 at 9:13pm — No Comments

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Musumé Opens to Public on Wednesday, January 24

Musumé, an exciting new restaurant specializing in contemporary Asian fusion cuisine, will open in Dallas’ Arts District in late January, bringing world-class sushi and a definitive selection of sake. Named for the Japanese word for “daughter,” Musumé comes from creator Josh Babb and … Continue reading

CRUDO Italian Opens in Preston Center Friday, Jan 19

An acclaimed Italian restaurant gets a second lease on life with the return of CRUDO Italian, opening on Friday, Jan. 19 at 8411 Preston Road, Suite 132, in Dallas. CRUDO Italian observes the traditions of Northern Italy, taking a lighter and more sophisticated … Continue reading

Eddie Campbell Buys Standard Pour

by Steven Doyle When the investors of Standard Pour decided to turn over the keys to their bar, the name that topped the list to sell to was Dallas’ perennial barman, Eddie “Lucky” Campbell. His own bar is situated just … Continue reading

The Dandy of Dallas Beau Nash Returns

As part of the ongoing multi-million dollar renovation, Hotel Crescent Court celebrates the opening of Beau Nash, a swanky new champagne bar and cocktail lounge, centrally located on the lobby level of the Uptown icon. Designed to reanimate remnants of its namesake restaurant, … Continue reading

Edible Cookie Dough is a Thing in Grapevine

Doughlicious Grapevine opened on Black Friday and has seen lines out the door and many repeat customers returning with friends and family. Offering 12 different safe-to-eat doughs each day, including gluten free and vegan options, keeps the cookie dough faithful coming through … Continue reading

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