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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Timing's right for mocktail hour

    Timing's right for mocktail hour
    The quality of a culinary experience is no longer judged merely by the food on one's plate but also by the accompanying libation sipped and savored between bites. As an increasing number of restaurants prioritize mixology, some are realizing not all...
  • Hunter Hayes' 'Storyline' full of a jumpy intensity

    When Hunter Hayes took to the Grammy Awards in January to premiere his song “Invisible” – a windswept power ballad in which the 22-year-old country singer describes the hardships faced by “outcasts and rebels” – your...
  • U. of C. fest overstuffed with Studs Terkel events

    U. of C. fest overstuffed with Studs Terkel events
    How do you get an all-star lineup of participants to show up on the University of Chicago campus on a May weekend? Apparently, you just have to mention that they'll be coming to pay tribute to Louis "Studs" Terkel.  "Pretty much everybody we reached...
  • Southland communities line up free music

    Southland communities line up free music
    Grab a blanket and gather the gang for some fresh air and free tunes as villages are starting free outdoor concerts. "I have people call me in March asking for event dates because they plan their family parties to correspond with our summer events,"...
  • Concert review: French and Chicago musicians collaborate at Constellation

    What happens when some of the most adventurous jazz musicians in France and Chicago share a stage? That question has been posed for the past year by The Bridge, a fascinating project that has presented ensembles featuring innovative players from both...
  • Long Beach Opera stretches Stravinsky with two makeovers

     Long Beach Opera stretches Stravinsky with two makeovers
    A complete art form, opera can select from a list of ingredients that includes music, text, theater, visual art, dance, film and, lately, virtual reality and even brain waves. Smell, taste and touch have been experimented with in extreme cases. Recipes...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
  • Tribune summer music guide

    Tribune summer music guide
    Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...
  • Artist Sara Gazarek finds her tempo

    Artist Sara Gazarek finds her tempo
    How often have we seen prodigies show brilliant early promise, only to crash and burn years later when confronted with real-world professional realities? The streets of Hollywood are paved with such casualties. Jazz singer Sara Gazarek is an early bloomer...
  • Eclectic Cellist Erik Friedlander All Over New Haven In June

    Eclectic Cellist Erik Friedlander All Over New Haven In June
    A highly regarded fellow musician once advised cellist Erik Friedlander to always keep the audience guessing. Friedlander's listeners have grown accustomed his eclectic stylistic zigs and zags, so much so that the only way Friedlander could really...
  • Benyoro Pays Tribute To Mali's Musical Heritage

    Benyoro Pays Tribute To Mali's Musical Heritage
    Mali has musical heritage extending back centuries, and a vibrant contemporary music culture that bubbles up all over. There's American-inflected hip-hop. There's a grand tradition of Afro-Cuban dance music. Griots, also known as djelis, maintain a...