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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Black Violin's goal is to surprise you

    Black Violin's goal is to surprise you
    Staying in the wrong class turned out to be the right decision. When a security guard at his high school told Wilner "Wil B" Baptiste how he used to make money playing the saxophone on weekends — a conversation prompted by Baptiste beating on...
  • Top 3 Lehigh Valley events: Lehigh Valley Beer Week, Simon Mulligan Trio, Lehigh Valley Phantoms

    Top 3 Lehigh Valley events: Lehigh Valley Beer Week, Simon Mulligan Trio, Lehigh Valley Phantoms
    LEHIGH VALLEY BEER WEEK 1 Celebrate local craft brews during the final weekend of Lehigh Valley Beer Week, through Sunday at breweries, restaurants, distributors and bars from Allentown to Easton. Saturday's highlights include a BeerMuda Triangle...
  • The jazz stars shine over Elmhurst

    The jazz stars shine over Elmhurst
    Why are two bona fide jazz legends – 88-year-old saxophonist Jimmy Heath and 87-year-old bandleader Bill Holman – playing the western suburb of Elmhurst this weekend? For the same reason that trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, drummer Louie Bellson,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 22 'Artful Adventure' An opening reception will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for an exhibit at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, that is a collaboration among three magnet schools' visual arts departments: Bates...
  • Classical album is a gathering of forces

    Classical album is a gathering of forces
    Never let it be said that concert pianist Gloria Cheng isn’t up for a challenge. She’s known for tackling some of the knottiest and most technically difficult contemporary classical music of the last century. Nor does she lack for inspired...
  • 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. Bates Alumni Day...
  • Game over? Not at the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

    Game over? Not at the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
    On Saturday, part of downtown Lake Worth will resemble the video-game landscape of "Super Mario Bros." West Palm Beach's Ken Mullen and Hector Diaz, aka the Chalk Guys, will adorn the street with koopa shells, a slumbering Mario, a yellow-coin-...
  • Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program
    Patti Austin may be the only person in town delighted with the weather. The Grammy-winning vocal artist, who will salute Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pops program, couldn’t sound more...
  • Review: Saxophonist Chris Potter at Jazz Showcase

    Review: Saxophonist Chris Potter at Jazz Showcase
    The year has just begun, but surely one of its best performances has just occurred. Playing before a crowded house Thursday evening at the Jazz Showcase, saxophonist Chris Potter led the current version of his Underground quartet in an opening set of...
  • Celebrating the joyous music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

    Celebrating the joyous music of Antonio Carlos Jobim
    It would be difficult to overestimate the melodic grace, harmonic allure and lasting eloquence of the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim. Universally loved songs such as "Girl from Ipanema," "Desafinado" and "One Note Samba" only hint at the mountain of...
  • Music rivals acting for the unstoppable Sally 'Hot Lips' Kellerman

    It's hard to argue that the role of actress Sally Kellerman's life wasn't that of Maj. Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in Robert Altman's 1970 smash "M*A*S*H." The part of the hyper-sexualized nurse at a mobile Army surgical hospital during the Korean...