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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 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...
  • Jazz greats Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea to make 1st duo piano concert tour since 1978

    Jazz greats Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock share much in common, but the last time they toured together was 37 years ago when Jimmy Carter was in the White House and Sony had just introduced the Walkman. The performers announced a world tour of duo piano...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AMERICAN SNIPER 3 stars. Bradley Cooper delivers a powerful turn as Chris Kyle, the real-life Navy SEAL credited with the most kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Clint Eastwood directs this taut Iraq War-era drama, although the sequences with...
  • MLK celebration is a treat for the ears

    MLK celebration is a treat for the ears
    The Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community Initiative promised a musical journey for this year's annual celebration, and the event more than delivered as promised. From the adorable Naubuc School Early Bird Choir's rendition of "This Little Light of...
  • The synth is back: KORG and Moog revive golden-era analog synthesizers

    The synth is back: KORG and Moog revive golden-era analog synthesizers
    The word "vintage" has carried drastically different meanings within the world of musical instruments. In the realm of electric and acoustic guitars and amplifiers, "vintage" in recent years has translated into an important, and lucrative, facet of the...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ANDREW MCMAHON Andrew McMahon is, simply put, responsible for some of the brightest and best pop music in the past decade. He also is under-appreciated. Three albums from his punk-emo band Something Corporate...
  • James Taylor, Paul Simon perform at cancer benefit for late jazz saxophonist Michael Brecker

    James Taylor and Paul Simon paid tribute to late jazz great Michael Brecker with performances and kind words at a cancer benefit for their friend who died in 2007. Taylor, who Brecker's widow said had the flu, performed "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"...
  • Pianist, Saxophonist Up Next In Baby Grand Jazz Series

    Pianist, Saxophonist Up Next In Baby Grand Jazz Series
    On "Crossing Paths," pianist Dariusz Terefenko teams with saxophonist and West Hartford native Alexa Tarantino for an evocative, occasionally noir-ish set of standards and originals, visiting a range of moods and shadings each player thoroughly seems to...
  • Jazz Trio Bad Plus Bringing Its Personal Aesthetic To Iron Horse

    Jazz Trio Bad Plus Bringing Its Personal Aesthetic  To Iron Horse
    The piano trio format — acoustic piano, double bass and drums — has been a part of jazz for decades. Bill Evans' modest output from 1959-61 with bassist Scott LaFaro and drummer Paul Motian, spanning only two studio recordings and a pair...
  • Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall

    Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall
    The music we generically call "Latin jazz" can be viscerally exciting or intriguingly cerebral. On Friday night in Orchestra Hall it was both, though sometimes to extremes. At 78, Eddie Palmieri holds revered status as pianist-bandleader, his work...
  • Best bets for Jan. 20

    Best bets for Jan. 20
    Music Diane Schuur: The multiple Grammy-winning vocalist and pianist performs a blend of traditional modern jazz, American Songbook standards, contemporary pop and even some country music. 7 and 9 p.m., Jazziz Nightlife , 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton,...