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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre
    It’s not often that an artist is as involved with civic concerns as Norman Mamey. The conductor, producer and musical director has a C.V. a mile long, which includes a Grammy (for an album with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra), movie, stage and TV...
  • Box-set highlights: Paramount Records, William Onyeabor, Joni Mitchell

     Box-set highlights: Paramount Records, William Onyeabor, Joni Mitchell
    The best box sets are their own worlds, aural encapsulations so fully imagined that five or six hours becomes something to get lost in, like a Brontė sisters bender or a Martin Scorsese weekend. These are gifts that can help opinionated folkie dads sway...
  • Dee Alexander tops off a remarkable year

    Dee Alexander tops off a remarkable year
    If you didn't catch Dee Alexander performing around town this year, you need to get out more. The protean Chicago singer was ubiquitous in clubs, concert halls and festivals, proving that her ferocious work ethic matches the nature of her virtuosity....
  • Some Hampton Roads music suggestions for the holiday shopper

    Some Hampton Roads music suggestions for the holiday shopper
    If you're the type who likes to give music as a gift, we salute you and we encourage you to support local artists. Here is a quick look at some of the better 2014 releases from Hampton Roads acts. Most of them are available through Amazon, iTunes or...
  • Young Rascals' Felix Cavaliere, coming to Jim Thorpe, talks about 'Christmas Joy'

    Young Rascals' Felix Cavaliere, coming to Jim Thorpe, talks about 'Christmas Joy'
    With nearly 50 years in the music business, a half-dozen iconic 1960s hits such as "Good Lovin'" with The Young Rascals, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it might seem like Felix Cavaliere has done it all. Yet, despite playing annual...
  • Review: At Green Mill, Dee Alexander defines great jazz singing

    Review: At Green Mill, Dee Alexander defines great jazz singing
    What's the definition of great jazz singing? There are several, but surely one of them concerns the art of Dee Alexander, who reminded a crowded Green Mill Jazz Club on Friday night of what the genre still can achieve. Alexander was winding up a...
  • Mike Casey Trio In West Haven

    Mike Casey Trio In West Haven
    Saxophonist Mike Casey, 21, is a Storrs native and former student at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. He's currently a senior at the Hartt School, where he majors in jazz performance, and speaks admiringly of the music and legacy of Jackie...
  • Singer Roberta Gambarini needs to catch her breath

    Singer Roberta Gambarini needs to catch her breath
    Singer Roberta Gambarini sounds best when she relaxes a bit, giving listeners some relief from an otherwise hyperactive, overwrought manner. So her most persuasive moments Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase emerged in ballads, Gambarini allowing the...
  • Pam Dearden, executive director of the Gold Coast Jazz Society

    Pam Dearden, executive director of the Gold Coast Jazz Society
      Q: How old is the society? The Gold Coast Jazz Society was formed in 1992 by Fred Ruffner and avid jazz fans. At that time, there was not a lot of jazz offered in the area. The appetite for jazz seems to be increasing, but we need more age diversity...
  • Brass tacks: Tuba-licious event on tap

    Brass tacks: Tuba-licious event on tap
    If you have ever wondered "who plays a tuba?" — and who hasn't? — you will be able to find an answer, or hundreds of them, Saturday at the venerable and exquisite Palmer House Hilton, where some 400 tuba-playing people will gather with their...
  • Best bets for Dec. 14

    Best bets for Dec. 14
    Music Manhattan Transfer: The veteran vocal ensemble performs a potpourri of musical genres, set to their hallmark harmonies. Here they perform a holiday concert, accompanied by the Palm Beach Pops. 7:30 p.m., Kravis Center for the Performing Arts,...