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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Loris Lora looks for California modernism's connections

    What do Alfred Hitchcock, Edith Head, Peggy Moffitt and William Claxton have in common? They’re all featured in Loris Lora’s glorious, and unexpected, “Eventually Everything Connects” (Lowbrow: unpaged $40), a celebration of mid-...
  • L.A. Phil lays out its 2015-16 season at Disney Hall

     L.A. Phil lays out its 2015-16 season at Disney Hall
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic and conductor Gustavo Dudamel will start their 2015-16 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall by rolling over Beethoven's symphonic oeuvre as thoroughly and massively as Chuck Berry or anyone else could wish. The "Immortal...
  • It wasn't just trumpet playing that made Clark Terry great

    It wasn't just trumpet playing that made Clark Terry great
    The last time I talked to trumpeter Clark Terry, a few months ago, he was exultant about the critical acclaim being lavished on the documentary "Keep on Keepin' On," which poetically chronicled his biography and his mentoring of the blind young pianist...
  • 5 things to do this weekend

    1. America, 8 p.m. Saturday; Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet; 815-726-7171; Box Office: 815-726-6600; rialtosquare.com. Remember "Ventura Highway," "Tin Man" and, of course, "A Horse With No Name"? The classic rock duo will perform...
  • Justin Kauflin on Clark Terry: 'You can't live a fuller life than that'

    Justin Kauflin on Clark Terry: 'You can't live a fuller life than that'
     Clark Terry, the legendary jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player, died on Saturday at age 94. His musical career spanned all eras of jazz, and he played with all of the greats - but his devotion to music education is an equal element in his massive...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities are offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Income tax help Assistance for seniors through VITA is available Mondays through April 10. Black History...
  • Clark Terry dies at 94; jazz trumpeter with Ellington and 'Tonight Show'

    Clark Terry, a versatile jazz trumpeter and fluegelhorn player whose long career included stints with Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, Billie Holiday, Oscar Peterson and a 12-year run in the NBC Tonight Show Orchestra as the network's first...
  • Lisker Foundation brings classical tunes to small venues

    Lisker Foundation brings classical tunes to small venues
    Classical music is not dead; it's the experience that is dying. That's the belief of David Lisker, protégé of internationally renown violinist Itzhak Perlman and graduate of the Juilliard School in New York, who said the age of Facebook and Twitter is...
  • Celebrate Mardis Gras with Pa. Jazz Society

    Celebrate Mardis Gras with the Pennsylvania Jazz Society Sunday, Feb. 22, when Bill Warfield and the Storyville Jazz Band recreate the legendary New Orleans district of Storyville from the early 1900s. Enjoy music from Lil' Hardin, Louis Armstrong,...
  • East Hampton Man Is All About The Bass

    East Hampton Man Is All About The Bass
    Mike Asetta just received a shipment of seven double basses from the Czech Republic. The now empty, 6-foot-tall wooden packing crates look like coffins sitting upright in the deep snow outside his shop in the Middle Haddam section of East Hampton. The...
  • Concert review: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer at Constellation

    Concert review: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer at Constellation
    Right away, it was clear this wasn't going to be your typical jazz set. Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz – at 87 a certifiable jazz legend – stepped into the spotlight at Constellation on Friday night in the company of just one musician: 33-year-...