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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Obama, the night the stars came out

     
    by Mark Silva First Lady Michelle Obama sat next to "the Boss'' last night. Seated on her other side at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington was the president of the United States, there to...
  • Car-Friendly iTunes Radio Not for Music Snobs

     
    The release of a new smartphone operating system has sure become more of a cultural event than anyone could have ever imagined five or 10 years ago. The release of the latest iOS from Apple also brings a new feature...

    Roscoe Mitchell reflects on Fred Anderson celebration

    Roscoe Mitchell reflects on Fred Anderson celebration
    Ever since Chicago tenor saxophone giant Fred Anderson died in 2010, at age 81, his admirers have gathered annually around the time of his birthday to remember him and – of course – to listen to music that evokes his art. The fifth annual...

    Concert review: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer at Constellation

    Concert review: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer at Constellation
    Right away, it was clear this wasn't going to be your typical jazz set. Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz – at 87 a certifiable jazz legend – stepped into the spotlight at Constellation on Friday night in the company of just one musician: 33-year-...

    The jazz stars shine over Elmhurst

    The jazz stars shine over Elmhurst
    Why are two bona fide jazz legends – 88-year-old saxophonist Jimmy Heath and 87-year-old bandleader Bill Holman – playing the western suburb of Elmhurst this weekend? For the same reason that trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, drummer Louie Bellson,...