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Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks dies By AFP | Last Updated: 24th November, 2017, 02:18

Hendricks is considered a pioneer of "vocalese," writing lyrics for instrumental songs including, standards like "Desifinado" and "Along Came Betty

Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks passes away

Cyntoia Brown: Rihanna and Kim Kardashian back jailed teen Rihanna backs a teen sex victim jailed for murder

Cyntoia was sentenced to life in prison in 2004 for shooting dead Johnny Allen, a 43-year-old Nashville estate agent who picked her up for violation


Documentary on Prof Anisuzzaman to be screened on November 28   Documentary on Prof Anisuzzaman to be screened on Nov 28

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre is organising the screening of 45-minute documentary at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium around at 6:30 pm


Stolen Lennon diaries recovered in Germany Stolen Lennon diaries recovered in Germany

The unidentified man taken into custody suspected of fraud and handling stolen goods


Sufia Kamal’s 18th death anniversary being observed   Sufia Kamal’s 18th death anniversary being observed

Poet Sufia Kamal died on November 20, 1999


AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies

Young will be remembered for his powerful rhythm guitar riffs that were instrumental in propelling the Sydney heavy rock group to stardom


Dhaka Literary Festival concluded Dhaka Lit Fest concluded

The seventh edition of Dhaka Literary Festiva, an international literature festival, ended on Saturday.…


Bari Siddiqui on life support Bari Siddiqui on life support

The noted folk singer-composer and flautist has been suffering from multiple complications, including kidney and diabetes for long


Jessia to join grand finale of Miss World, 2017   Jessia to join grand finale of Miss World, 2017

Jessia Islam has been selected in the top-40 list of Miss World-2017 competition


Miss Iraq and Miss Israel selfie strikes a nerve Miss Iraq and Miss Israel selfie strikes a nerve

In Israel, the Prime Minster's spokesperson, Ofir Gendelman praised the photo, calling it a "great message of hope for the region"


Language Movement hero Takiullah passes way Language Movement hero Takiullah passes way

Language Movement veteran Takiullah holds copyright of rare snapshots of the initial part of the Language Movement in 1948 found till date


'Leonardo da Vinci artwork' sells for record $450m 'Da Vinci artwork' sells for record $450m

The painting is known as Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World)


Dainik Purbokone editor passes away Dainik Purbokone editor passes away

Architect Taslim Uddin Chowdhury, hailed from Raozan upazila of the district, had been suffering from incurable diseases for long


Mir Mosharraf Hossain's 170th birth anniv Wednesday Mir Mosharraf Hossain's 170th birth anniv Wednesday

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor will inaugurate the function as the chief guest at 10 am


PM launches book on Bangabandhu's 7 March Speech PM launches book on Bangabandhu's 7 March Speech

The writers who contribute to the publication with various analytical write-ups include Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam, Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury and others


7th Dhaka Literary Festival begins November 16 7th Dhaka Lit Fest begins Nov 16

The festival hosts over 200 talents this year from 24 different countries

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