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Dec 11, 2001, 00:00 ET

Platinum Recording Artist and Grammy(R)-Award Winner Diana Krall Announces American Leg of The Look Of Love Tour

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Verve recording artist Diana Krall will kick off the American leg of her global The Look Of Love Tour on March...

Dec 11, 2001, 00:00 ET

Platinum Recording Artist and GRAMMY(R)-Award Winner Diana Krall Announces American Leg of The Look Of Love Tour

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Verve recording artist Diana Krall will kick off the American leg of her global The Look Of Love Tour on March...

Dec 10, 2001, 00:00 ET

Regina Carter to Play the Legendary Guarneri Violin in Genoa, Italy

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Violinist Regina Carter will make history on Sunday, December 30th, 2001, as she plays Paganini's legendary...

Sep 27, 2001, 01:00 ET

Diana Krall's The Look of Love Debuts in the Top 10

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Krall's brand-new Verve recording, The Look of Love, debuts at #9 on Billboard's Top Current Albums...

Jul 25, 2001, 01:00 ET

Jazz All-Star Tour - 'Directions in Music' With Michael Brecker, Herbie Hancock, and Roy Hargrove Celebrating 75th Anniversary Of the Births of John Coltrane and Miles Davis

NEW YORK, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the lives and music of the legendary John Coltrane and Miles Davis, tenor saxophonist...

Jun 25, 2001, 01:00 ET

JVC Jazz Festival Chicago Presents a Tribute to Saxophonist Art Porter With 'For Art's Kids Sake' Benefit Concert On Saturday, July 21st 2001

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alto saxophonist/composer Art Porter graced this bitter earth for a too-brief 34 years. His musical/cultural...

Jun 01, 2001, 01:00 ET

Everybody Ready for Roller Derby Madness With Action Figure Party

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verve Music Group's Blue Thumb Records label has launched Action Figure Party -- Roller Derby Madness at...

Mar 08, 2001, 00:00 ET

Ken Burns JAZZ Goes Platinum

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings and The Verve Music Group are proud to announce the Platinum RIAA...

Nov 27, 2000, 00:00 ET

Diana Krall Goes Platinum With 'When I Look In Your Eyes'

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Krall's "When I Look In Your Eyes" has achieved platinum status, selling over one million copies...

Nov 17, 2000, 00:00 ET
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PBS to Air 'George Benson: Absolutely Live'

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A legend in the jazz and pop worlds, multiple Grammy(R)-winner George Benson displays his many talents on his...

Sep 11, 2000, 01:00 ET

George Benson to Give Free NYC Concert On Tuesday, September 12th at 12 Noon Outside the NYSE

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- GRP Records recording artist George Benson will hold a free lunchtime concert in front of the New York Stock...

Aug 09, 2000, 01:00 ET

Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings and The Verve Music Group To Jointly Release Recordings From 'JAZZ,' a Film by Ken Burns

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings and Universal's Verve Music Group are proud to announce their association...

Jul 31, 2000, 01:00 ET

Music Legend George Benson Home Safe After Emergency Landing on British Airways Concorde

NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar/vocal great George Benson, one of the passengers on the British Airways Concorde that was forced to make...

Jul 14, 2000, 01:00 ET

Montreux Festival on Tour Sponsored by Oldsmobile Aurora Starring Al Jarreau, Roberta Flack, Joe Sample, David Sanborn & The George Duke All-Star Band

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Five-time Grammy(R) award winner, AL JARREAU, one of the most widely recognized and sophisticated vocalists in...

May 03, 2000, 01:00 ET

Jazz Vocalist Teri Thornton Passes Away

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz vocalist Teri Thornton passed away at New Jersey's Englewood Hospital last night after a long battle with...

Feb 24, 2000, 00:00 ET

Diana Krall Wins Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance; The Verve Music Group Earns Five Statues at 42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Krall won her first GRAMMY(R) last night at the 42nd Annual GRAMMY(R) Awards, presented at the Staples...

Feb 21, 2000, 00:00 ET

Diana Krall and George Benson To Perform on The GRAMMY Awards

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Krall and George Benson will perform live at the 42nd Annual GRAMMY(R) Awards this Wednesday, February...

Nov 22, 1999, 00:00 ET

Al Jarreau to Release 'Tomorrow Today'; Acclaimed Vocalist's GRP Debut is First Studio Album in Five Years

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 7th, GRP/Verve Records will release "Tomorrow Today," the first studio recording in over five years by...

Aug 13, 1999, 01:00 ET

Diana Krall Reaches Number One With 'When I Look In Your Eyes'

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy(R)-nominated vocalist/pianist Diana Krall's current Verve release, "When I Look In Your Eyes," has...

Jul 01, 1999, 01:00 ET

The Verve Music Group Launches www.vervemusicgroup.com; New Site Goes Live July 1st

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, July 1st, The Verve Music Group proudly launches its official new web site,...