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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...

    From Freddy Cole to jazzy Charles Ives, strong new recordings

    From Freddy Cole to jazzy Charles Ives, strong new recordings
    The fall season already has produced several memorable jazz recordings. Among the best so far: Tammy McCann: "Love Stories" (JTMusic). At last, Chicago singer McCann has released a recording worthy of her remarkable instrument. "Love Stories" takes on...

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett meet 'Cheek to Cheek'

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett meet 'Cheek to Cheek'
    Can a 28-year-old pop star and an 88-year-old jazz singer make beautiful music together? More specifically, does the partnership of Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett on their new duets album, "Cheek to Cheek," amount to something more than a stunt? The...

    Chico Freeman lights up Englewood Jazz Festival

    Chico Freeman lights up Englewood Jazz Festival
    Some Chicago jazz musicians double as social activists, using music to change lives. Saxophonist Ernest Dawkins, for instance, grew up in and around Englewood and has been fervently devoted to his South Side neighborhood, creating a jazz festival that...