Bettye LaVette

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Bettye LaVette's news entries:

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    Resonance Records’ Sonny Rollins album, Rollins In Holland, will be available as part of Record Store Day Black Friday (Nov. 27). The album’s packaging includes many photos, including this shot of bassist Ruud Jacobs (left) and Rollins performing on May 5, 1967.

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    John Beasley earned Grammy nominations in multiple categories, including Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.

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    Bettye LaVette wanted to push up the release of her version of “Strange Fruit” to coincide with the recent wave of social justice protests.

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    Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Tony Bennett performs at “A Great Night in Harlem,” the 17th annual Jazz Foundation of America gala concert, held April 4 at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.

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    Bettye LaVette is set to headline June 8 at the Chicago Blues Festival.

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    Vocalist and composer Cécile McLorin Salvant is among the nominees for the 61st annual Grammy Awards.

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    Mavis Staples’ July 27 concert is part of the Out of Space concert series presented by the venue SPACE, located north of Chicago.

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    Bettye LaVette interprets 12 Bob Dylan songs on her album Things Have Changed.

    Bettye LaVette Revamps Dylan Tunes

    A few years ago, singer Bettye LaVette was backstage at a festival in Italy and found herself walking about 50 feet…

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    Bettye LaVette’s new album, Things Have Changed, contains interpretations of 12 Bob Dylan tunes.

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    Dee Alexander performs at the Women In Jazz Leadership Initiative concert in Chicago on March 10. (Photo: Lauren Deutsch)


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