John Levy
John Levy
John Levy is an African-American jazz double-bassist and businessman. In 1944, Levy left his hometown of Chicago, Illinois, and moved to New York City, New York, where he played bass for such renowned jazz musicians as Ben Webster, Errol Garner, Milt Jackson, and Billie Holiday. In 1949, he became the bassist in the original George Shearing Quintet, where he also acted as Shearing's road manager. In 1951, Levy opened John Levy Enterprises, Inc.
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Hurrikane Kingcole Hustles In Nassagaweya - Standardbred Canada
Google News - over 5 years
Hurrikane Kingcole increased is earnings to $85191 for John Levy Racing Stable of Hamilton, Ont., Mitchell Cohen of roslyn Heights, New York, Jeffrey Kuhen of Yardley, Pennsylvania, and Hurrikane Racing LLC of Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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Giliberto-Levy Index up 2.44% - CRE Finance (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
"We are very pleased to have added the Index to our global suite of real estate indices and to include the long-standing industry thought leadership and resources of Michael Giliberto and John Levy to our team," says Simon Fairchild, md of IPD North
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Summer of Hope program matches orphans with host Montana families - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
John Levy, a 6-year-old boy from the Philippines, ran about giving hugs and meeting new people. When it was time to eat, he settled down on the grass with his host family, including host mom Vanessa Wilson. "He's a lot of fun, he makes us laugh,"
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Score Media posts 32% Q3 profit growth, revenues jump 10% - Proactive Investors USA & Canada
Google News - over 5 years
In addition, with the rapid organic growth of ScoreMobile and our acquisition of SportsTap, we are making significant strides in the expansion of our digital media business, particularly in the United States," said Score Media's chairman, John Levy
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Levy: Shrinking Fannie, Freddie Lets Investors Reclaim Multifamily Market - Citybizlist Real Estate
Google News - over 5 years
"It's a fact: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are shrinking," says John Levy, founder of John B. Levy & Company. "The result of this is that the third-party, the independent, the private market is reclaiming part of the multifamily section . . . and that's
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In their own words - CTV.ca
Google News - over 5 years
John Levy, chief executive officer of Score Media Inc. “I think a code is much better. So this is the behaviour that we expect from the players in the industry, much like, you know, the terms of trade that your colleagues negotiated, etc
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National Endowment for the Arts Announces the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters – 30th ... - Oregon Music News (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... Art Blakey, Dave Brubeck, Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Herbie Hancock, John Levy, Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Cecil Taylor, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, and the Marsalis Family
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Shaw Urges CRTC to Reject Blanket Ban on Exclusive Media Deals - San Francisco Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
"These vertically integrated gatekeepers cannot be permitted to choke off access to our subscribers -- which they have the incentive and the opportunity to do if left unchecked," Score Media chief executive officer John Levy said Tuesday in prepared
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Chadbourne & Parke LLP > The Presumption of Innocence Should Not Be Taken Lightly - Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
Google News - almost 6 years
... Inc. Ted Johnson Trumba Tom Saltsman JDA Software William Gartner RCP Diagnostics John Levy John Levy Consulting Tim Landgrave eAdvantage, Inc. Greg Frankenfield Magenic Technologies Wesley Smith Ameritel Consulting GP Paul Marvin GKG
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Turning it into something good - San Jose Mercury News
Google News - almost 6 years
That eventually led to a connection with Wilson's manager, John Levy, who became another mentor. "I learned so much from him -- how to work a song, how to live it, how to make it personal for me and then share that feeling. Also, John Levy helped me
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Who is now on the World's Most Wanted list? - The Guardian
Google News - almost 6 years
(In Britain, rather more prosaically, Crimestoppers UK's 10 Most Wanted includes one John Levy, wanted for "driving off from a petrol station without paying for £51 worth of diesel".) Since 2008, the US business magazine Forbes has published a list of
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League of Women Voters of Collier elects board - Naples Daily News
Google News - almost 6 years
They include Lydia Galton, president; Joyce Fletcher, first vice president;Tom McCann, second vice president; Donna Suddeth, secretary; Vi Steffan, treasurer; and Paul Kardon, Bernice Schmeltz, Mollie Otttina, Linda Penniman and John Levy directors
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Moving Mountains to Save Trees - Bank Technology News
Google News - almost 6 years
"In this market, people are a little more frugal," says John Levy, an evp at IMM. "They're more focused on what you can do in terms of return on investment." IMM is competing in a crowded workflow management field, with firms such as Pegasystems, IBM,
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Buncio, Levy vie in Asian road moto tilt - Malaya
Google News - almost 6 years
SUZUKI Racing Team motorcycling aces Maico Greg Buncio and John Levy Enriquez go up against the continent's crack riders in the opening leg of he 2011 Asian Road Championship at the famed Sepang circuit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday
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Financing for Commercial Real Estate Causes Concern - BusinessNews Express (press release)
Google News - almost 6 years
Since John Levy founded the company in 1995, the firm has structured over $3.5 billion in financing for developers and owners of commercial and multi-family projects nationwide, often investing its own proprietary funds into transactions with its
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George Shearing, Jazz Piano Virtuoso With a Distinctive Sound, Dies at 91
NYTimes - about 6 years
George Shearing, the British piano virtuoso who overcame blindness to become a worldwide jazz star, and whose composition ''Lullaby of Birdland'' became an enduring jazz standard, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 91. The cause was congestive heart failure, said his manager, Dale Sheets. Mr. Shearing had homes in Manhattan and Lee, Mass. In 1949,
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MUSIC; More Than Just a Theater, With More Than Just an Audience
NYTimes - almost 8 years
From the 1930s to at least the 1960s the Apollo was a combination town meetinghouse, ''American Idol'' and La Scala for black American music. It celebrated the democratic impulse and the aristocratic impulse; it was where you could see comedians play the oaf and Duke Ellington play the genius. Since the mid-'70s it hasn't meant what it once did. It
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COLLECTING; Making a Fortune Small in Collector Cars
NYTimes - over 9 years
TIRED of the stock market's gyrations? You say that Miami condo didn't pan out as you had hoped? Perhaps, in a flash of financial fantasy, you have mused about riches that would be yours if instead you had invested that cash in can't-miss collectible cars. Maybe you were tempted by a particular new model that was certain to grow valuable -- to buy
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Stockholders at Take-Two Oust Chief and Directors
NYTimes - almost 10 years
Take-Two Interactive Software, the video game maker mired in boardroom factions, grand jury subpoenas and bad fortunes, faced an insurrection from shareholders yesterday that claimed the chief executive and three directors who were at the center of a stock options backdating scandal. Dissident shareholders voted in five new directors at yesterday's
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Paid Notice: Deaths TAYLOR, SHIRLEY ANNA HOPKINS TAYLOR
NYTimes - almost 10 years
TAYLOR--Shirley Anna Hopkins Taylor, of Kirby, Montana died peacefully Tuesday, February 27, 2007, in Billings, MT following a stroke. She was born September 29, 1923, in Chicago. Shirley was the only child of Farley Hopkins and Margaret von Maur Hopkins. She was raised in Chicago and Lake Forest and graduated from Ethel Walker's School in
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John Levy
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 99
    Died in 2012.
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  • 1997
    Age 84
    In 1997, Levy was inducted into the International Jazz Hall of Fame, and in 2006 he was named a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts.
    More Details Hide Details He died, aged 99, in Altadena, California.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 38
    In 1951, Levy opened John Levy Enterprises, Inc., becoming the first African-American personal manager in the pop or jazz music field.
    More Details Hide Details By the 1960s, Levy's client roster included Shearing, Nancy Wilson, Cannonball Adderley, Joe Williams, Shirley Horn, and Ramsey Lewis.
  • 1949
    Age 36
    In 1949, he became the bassist in the original George Shearing Quintet, where he also acted as Shearing's road manager.
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  • 1944
    Age 31
    Levy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1944, he left his family home in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to New York City, New York, where he played bass for such renowned jazz musicians as Ben Webster, Errol Garner, Milt Jackson, and Billie Holiday.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1912
    Born
    Born in 1912.
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