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Scranton Jazz Festival: ‘Fits our area just right’

The 2013 annual Scranton Jazz Festival, scheduled for the first weekend of August, will showcase local and national talent. “Every important populated area of this country has great culinary arts, great culture, history, great sports and great people,” said musician Marko Marcinko, of Scranton. “NEPA is no different and even[…]

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Scranton Jazz Festival

by Tom Graham | Spotlight | Celebrate! The Ninth Annual Scranton Jazz Festival The Electric City will come alive with the sounds of Jazz this weekend as The Scranton Jazz Festival celebrates its ninth year at the historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel as well as many other downtown Scranton venues.[…]

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Scranton Jazz Fest August 3rd, 2012

It can be argued that jazz music is one of America’s greatest cultural achievements. By spanning a broad spectrum of traditions, uniting them in a uniquely American experience, the music that is created makes a powerful statement about identity. Most importantly it provides a discourse about the freedom of the[…]

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Sixth Annual Scranton Jazz Festival

Downtown Scranton is the place to be this weekend, especially if you love jazz. The sixth annual Scranton Jazz Festival kicks off Friday night. Thousands of music fans are expected and businesses are ready to welcome them to the Electric City. If you are looking to stay at the Hilton[…]

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Marcinko’s Scranton Jazz Festival, success again!

LA PLUME TWP. – Over the past six years, Tanner Synder has spent hundreds of hours practicing on his beginner’s drum set in the basement of his Moscow home, slowly teaching himself the basics and developing into what he describes as a “pretty good drummer.” Now the 11-year-old is performing[…]

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Scranton Jazz Festival this weekend

FEATURED — BY NMILNER ON AUGUST 4, 2009 AT 11:37 AM First Friday isn’t the only thing going on in downtown Scranton this weekend. The fifth annual Scranton Jazz Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 7-9, at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel. The festival brings together some of[…]