Election Day in the United States

Election Day in the United States of America is the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. It can fall on or between November 2 and November 8. It is the day when popular ballots are held to select public officials. These include national, state, and local government representatives at all levels up to the …
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NATIONAL SAXOPHONE DAY

National Saxophone Day commemorates the birth of the woodwind’s inventor, Adolphe Sax, on November 6th. The saxophone is one of the main instruments in jazz music. Born on November 6, 1814, Adolphe Sax invented many musical instruments including the saxophone. Sax constructed saxophones in several sizes in the early 1840s. On June 28, 1846, he …
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Jazz Saxaphone Playlist

From swinging and swanky to sultry and soulful. Jazz is an expression of some of our deepest desires, wishes, and dreams. This dynamic form of music remains a timeless glimpse into the many greats of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Featuring saxophone greats both classic and new. So find your groove. Like something? Share it in …
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NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE MONTH – September

Swing your partner and dosey-do, don’t let go. September is National Square Dance Month, here we go! Square dancing was first documented in 16th-century England, but familiar in France and throughout Europe, too. As European immigrants settled in North America, they brought the dance with them. In the early years of the country, there was …
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NATIONAL JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH

All April long, National Jazz Month celebrates the heritage and history of jazz. The roots of jazz can be found in the blues. The exciting history of jazz takes us through the deep south along back roads and into the big cities all across the United States and then the world. The thrum of the bass …
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NATIONAL HAMMOCK DAY – July 22

On July 22nd, relax in the shade and enjoy National Hammock Day. These portable, comfortable slings create excellent napping spaces no matter where you are! Try some of these on you patio, porch, or in a livingroom corner. They make a great place to curl up with a good book or catch some zzz’s. A …
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Jazz Playlist

Jazz has many forms and is the ultimate listening music. April is Jazz Appreciation Month, so celebrate people like Louis Armstrong, Glen Miller, The Dorsey’s, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, some of the well known artists, singers and musicians. Bunny Berigan, Herb Albert, Duke Ellington, Gene Krupa, Etta James, and countless more who contributed …
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SATCHMO SUMMERFEST

Satchmo SummerFest (also known as Satchmofest) is an annual music festival held in New Orleans, Lousiana. Celebrating the jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, the festival takes place in early August and coincides with Armstrong’s August 4 birthday. Jazz is America’s great original art form and no other place is more closely associated with jazz than New Orleans. Satchmo Summerfest it …
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