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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...

    2014 North Shore Chamber Music Festival preview

     2014 North Shore Chamber Music Festival preview
    The North Shore Chamber Music Festival is a mom-and-pop Chicago classical operation that thinks big. Very big. Internationally big. The event's directors, the celebrated violinist Vadim Gluzman and his wife, pianist Angela Yoffe, take time out from...

    CSO festival examines uneasy pact composers made with authority

     CSO festival examines uneasy pact composers made with authority
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has built its latest end-of-season festival around the music of three 20th century masters, all fixtures of the orchestral repertory: Dmitri Shostakovich, Sergei Prokofiev and Benjamin Britten. The title of the CSO's three-...

    Lee Hyla, Northwestern composer, 1952-2014

    Lee Hyla, Northwestern composer, 1952-2014
    Lee Hyla's friends, colleagues and students remember him as a supportive musical colleague and a composer with a profoundly individual voice. The vivid extremes of expression that made his music so compelling owed as much, they said, to his experience...