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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 'Rhythm on River' fest to have music and more

    'Rhythm on River' fest to have music and more
    The fourth annual "Rhythm on the River" festival will feature more than just music this year. Before heading inside the Arcada Theatre to hear some jazz, festival-goers will have the chance to check out antique cars from the 1930s and watch a swing...
  • Doc Severinsen to perform at Elmhurst College

    Doc Severinsen to perform at Elmhurst College
    Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket to the Elmhurst College Mall Saturday night to see and hear the award-winning Elmhurst College Jazz Band and trumpeter Doc Severinsen, best known as the longtime leader of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson"...
  • 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,"...
  • Dozens of free concerts lined up in Naperville

     Dozens of free concerts lined up in Naperville
    A variety of free concerts offer Naperville residents plenty of summertime fun. "Keeping the events free of charge allows participants to attend on the spur of the moment, to bring the whole family and to invite others to join them," said Sue Omanson,...
  • Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88

    Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88
    Vocalist Jimmy Scott, often called "Little Jimmy Scott" for his small stature and memorable, high-pitched voice that was one of the jazz world's most unique sounds, died Thursday at his Las Vegas home. He was 88. His wife, Jeanie Scott, reported that...
  • Richard Thompson, Ozomatli among free concerts at Levitt Pavilions

    Richard Thompson, Ozomatli among free concerts at Levitt Pavilions
    Influential British guitarist, singer and songwriter Richard Thompson, satirical folk rocker Loudon Wainwright III, world-music champion David Lindley and East L.A. funk-rock collective Ozomatli are among the acts slated for free concerts this summer...
  • Abair to launch album at jazz fest

    Mindi Abair has a party coming up this weekend in Newport Beach — and she'd like her guests to take home a lot of party favors. The saxophonist, who has had five releases in Billboard's top 10 jazz albums chart, will throw a launch party for her...
  • LACMA exhibit on John Altoon shows his jazzy, seductive touch

     LACMA exhibit on John Altoon shows his jazzy, seductive touch
    For a brief, shining moment in the 1960s, John Altoon was the great American painter of the great American sexual revolution. Voluptuous color and luxurious interpenetrations of sensuous forms conspired to make messy, elegant, often witty abstract...
  • Mayfair returns Friday to Allentown Fairgrounds: How did it work, and what's new

     
    Last year, Allentown’s Mayfair Festival of the Arts made the most radical changes in its history. After 26 years in the city’s Cedar Beach park, buffeted by rain and flooding and barely staying afloat, the festival moved to part of......
  • Jeremy Denk, in words and music

    Jeremy Denk, in words and music
    These are illustrious times for the pianist and writer Jeremy Denk. Last year he won a MacArthur "genius" Fellowship, was named Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year and signed a book contract to expand a New Yorker article about piano lessons....
  • 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...