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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • A trombonist takes the lead

    Trombonist Michael Vlatkovich’s recordings are musical journeys. He writes and works in many different modes of ensemble expression: Pieces and passages may float weightlessly, roar like fire trucks through a busy intersection, or converge with...
  • Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk

    Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk
    This is a great weekend for a walk, because no matter what the weather, it's not snowing. So when the FAT Village Art Walk rolls around on Saturday night, we’ll widen its sphere of influence with a stroll over to Argyle Coffee Roasters, which has...
  • Italian chef brings authentic tastes of home to Batavia

    Italian chef brings authentic tastes of home to Batavia
    Anyone who travels will most likely agree that the best restaurants are those that are known mainly by local residents. These small eateries where the owner is often the chef survive on reputation so the food is prepared with personal passion. The...
  • AACM's spirit endures in underground rock

    AACM's spirit endures in underground rock
    It was a sultry, starlit night at the Chicago Jazz Festival in 1988 and one of the leading lights of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians was following cool-jazz avatar Stan Getz in the headlining slot: the Art Ensemble of Chicago....
  • AACM celebrates a golden anniversary

    AACM celebrates a golden anniversary
    They changed the way we think about music. Fifty years ago, a group of South Side jazz musicians found themselves backed against a wall. Clubs were closing, radio stations were going pop, America's musical interests were shifting elsewhere: toward...
  • Paris named host city for International Jazz Day 2015

    Jazz musicians from around the world will gather this April in Paris for International Jazz Day, an event UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock hopes will bring an uplifting "positive message" to a city still reeling from last month's terrorist...
  • Malcolm Boyd dies at 91; Episcopal priest took prayer to the streets

    Malcolm Boyd dies at 91; Episcopal priest took prayer to the streets
    The Rev. Malcolm Boyd, the Episcopal priest whose book "Are You Running With Me, Jesus?" took prayer out of church onto the city streets in a slangy vernacular not found in Sunday missals, has died. He was 91. Boyd died Friday under hospice care in...
  • Florida travel calendar for April

    Florida travel calendar for April
    Check out festivals and events in April 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) April 3: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band complete ArtsQuest's RiverJazz lineup

    Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band complete ArtsQuest's RiverJazz lineup
    The Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band will perform as part of ArtsQuest's RiverJazz festival, completing the lineup for the fifth annual event  Glenn Miller Orchestra will play 7:30 p.m. May 2. Tickets are $32-$39.  The Dirty Dozen...
  • Here & Now for Feb. 26

    Here & Now for Feb. 26
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, radio show, performances and more Antioch Radio show: PM&L Theatre and RG Productions team up again to bring you another exciting afternoon of Old Time Radio live on stage with one of radio's most...
  • Chi-Town Jazz Festival fights hunger through music

    Chi-Town Jazz Festival fights hunger through music
    When Chicago guitarist and Catholic priest John Moulder launched the Chi-Town Jazz Festival in 2010, he had no idea if it would last much beyond the first year. Next Wednesday, the sixth annual event will unfold in performances spaces across the Chicago...