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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Here & Now for Feb. 11

    Here & Now for Feb. 11
    Entertainment throughout the county. Fox Lake Plunge fundraiser: The 2015 Polar Plunge will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd. Check-in time is from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also, there will be a pre-registration event from...
  • A rip-roaring start to a New Year in jazz

    A rip-roaring start to a New Year in jazz
    The first week of the year will be rich with jazz offerings. Following is a guide to the highlights: Ari Brown: A magisterial saxophonist, Brown carries forward the legacy of the Chicago tenor tradition in distinctive ways. The sheer heft of his sound...
  • Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga bring jazz standards alive at the Cosmopolitan

    Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga bring jazz standards alive at the Cosmopolitan
    Get a glimpse of what Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have in store for New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. The duo took to the Mophie Stage at The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Tuesday night for their first ticketed performance together in the United...
  • Top concerts of the year

    Top concerts of the year
    As we roll into a new concert season, here are my favorite shows from 2014: 1. DJ Spinn, July 19 at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park: Only two months earlier, DJ Spinn's friend and fellow footwork pioneer DJ Rashad was found dead at age 34...
  • Interviewing G. Love & Special Sauce: Group, playing in Bethlehem tonight, made 'Sugar' with original ingredients

    Interviewing G. Love & Special Sauce: Group, playing in Bethlehem tonight, made 'Sugar' with original ingredients
    Philadelphia hip-hop/blues band G. Love & Special Sauce went into the studio late last year to record its first album in five years. Frontman Garrett Dutton thought the original sessions produced fine music, but others weren’t so sure. So Dutton...
  • Weekend preview: Love is all you need

    Weekend preview: Love is all you need
    Veteran South Florida rocker Jim Camacho has a simple reason for performing a benefit for Arnold Abbott’s Love Thy Neighbor organization on Saturday in downtown Fort Lauderdale, a stone’s throw from where Abbott was first arrested for...
  • Wynton Marsalis reaches out to the young

    Wynton Marsalis reaches out to the young
    No event in Orchestra Hall's jazz season generates greater anticipation or larger audiences than a residency by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. And none of this year's three concerts, starting Friday, will make a bigger...
  • Old friends to meet again on the jazz stage

    Old friends to meet again on the jazz stage
    In the early 1980s, a group of hot young players from around the country made names for themselves in New York. They weren’t free-jazz avant-gardists, neo-beboppers, electronic funksters or a part of Wynton Marsalis’ “young men in suits&...
  • Winter jazz season: Cassandra Wilson, Miguel Zenon, others swing into Chicago

    Winter jazz season: Cassandra Wilson, Miguel Zenon, others swing into Chicago
    A very hot winter in jazz: Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band; Carlos Henriquez Quintet: Symphony Center's jazz season continues with a high-powered double-bill featuring the Palmieri's septet and a quintet led by bassist Henriquez, best known for his...
  • Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall

    Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall
    The music we generically call "Latin jazz" can be viscerally exciting or intriguingly cerebral. On Friday night in Orchestra Hall it was both, though sometimes to extremes. At 78, Eddie Palmieri holds revered status as pianist-bandleader, his work...
  • Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots

    Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots
    Winter is, or ought to be, museum season. Outdoor activities do not beckon, or ought not to, especially here in the flatland. And everyone in the house is, or ought to be, stir-crazy. Our area's museums have responded by planning shows on subjects ranging...