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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...

    Allentown's new JazzFest doubles in length, number of acts

    Allentown's new JazzFest doubles in length, number of acts
    Allentown’s new Jazzfest festival has doubled in length, from a three-day to a six-day event, and has nearly doubled the number of performers, adding a singer who has had two Top 20 jazz discs, a New Orleans sax player, a neo-soul project from the...

    Cassandra Wilson reflects on Billie Holiday at 100

    Cassandra Wilson reflects on Billie Holiday at 100
    Even now, as we approach next month's centennial of Billie Holiday's birth, the singer's story remains swathed in sensationalism. Junkie, prostitute, rape victim, prison inmate, bloodied lover – these are the terms that dominate her biography...

    Wynton Marsalis leads a lively triple-header with orchestra

    Wynton Marsalis leads a lively triple-header with orchestra
    What's the difference between a great ensemble and a merely fine one? Perhaps it's malleability: the gift for adapting quickly to shifting artistic demands. Certainly Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra showed that skill over...