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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Elmhurst College to host 48th annual jazz festival

    Elmhurst College to host 48th annual jazz festival
    The Elmhurst College Jazz Festival kicks off its 48th year next weekend. Young musicians from more than two dozen schools will perform Feb. 20 through 22. As in past years, this year's festival offers listeners the opportunity to hear a mix of energetic...
  • Greg Diamond Jazz Group At Buttonwood Tree

    Greg Diamond Jazz Group At Buttonwood Tree
    Guitar-centric jazz attracts mainly two broadly defined, overlapping audiences: people who simply like jazz and will flock to hear good players, regardless of what instruments they play; and other, guitar-obsessed freaks, for whom prowess on an electric...
  • Grammys 2015: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Grammys 2015: Complete list of winners and nominees
    Sam Smith won the Grammy for record of the year at the 57th Grammy Award for his song "Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)" Sunday. Smith, who was one of the top nominees going into the night, also won for new artist, song of the year and pop vocal album....
  • Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett prep for Grammy Awards, second album

    Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett prep for Grammy Awards, second album
    Lady Gaga showed up Thursday at Staples Center in a dazzling strapless gold lame cocktail dress and matching iridescent gold 4-inch high heels, her bleach blond hair swept smoothly over one shoulder as she took the stage with her recent duet partner,...
  • Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone

    Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone
    The Hollywood Bowl is going especially big — and broad — this summer. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is expected to announce a 2015 lineup that is particularly diverse, in keeping with the Bowl's longtime philosophy of offering a...
  • New jazz festival to debut in downtown Allentown

    New jazz festival to debut in downtown Allentown
    A new jazz festival will debut in downtown Allentown in May, headlined by a former member of the bands for David Letterman’s late night talk shows. Trumpeter Al Chez, known for playing more than 25 years in the bands for Letterman’s “...
  • RHAM hosts Hebron's Got Talent

    The second-annual Hebron's Got Talent competition on Feb. 6 brought an eclectic mix of performers to the RHAM High School auditorium. Judging this year's event was an equally eclectic group. Chris Ambrose is a retired local educator with 50 years of...
  • Essential tracks: Lesser-known but just as worthy Grammy nominees

    Essential tracks: Lesser-known but just as worthy Grammy nominees
    As mentioned in this week's Grammys notebook, beneath the big-name performers who will earn prime-time eyes during Sunday's awards ceremony is a bounty of lesser-known musicians vying for attention. Below are a few albums that have earned their nods...
  • Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'

     Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'
    Damien Chazelle braced himself for disaster. It was opening night at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Chazelle's movie "Whiplash" was about to have its premiere in front of a packed house in Park City, Utah. Just six years out of college, Chazelle...
  • Grammys 2015: Jazz sticks to the familiar as Chick Corea wins two

    Grammys 2015: Jazz sticks to the familiar as Chick Corea wins two
    Awards speeches are ideal forums for jokes, even during the Grammys' Internet-only pre-show broadcast. But there was a kernel of truth to what was said from the stage as Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band accepted honors in the big band category for the album...
  • Glenbrook South Jazz Fest a hit on the North Shore

    Glenbrook South Jazz Fest a hit on the North Shore
    Glenbrook South High School became an official home of jazz music this weekend as more than 70 junior and high school bands from across the Chicago area visited the Glenview campus Saturday.  With four rooms featuring live music at any one time and a...