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Once a month, from October through January, the college cafeteria transforms into a swing era ballroom out of history complete with a live big band ensemble. "Honestly, you don't hear music played like this nowadays," said Josh Raber, member of the Up...
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
Jazz in Chicago encompasses many overlapping scenes, and one of the most distinctive of them will launch its yearly celebration this weekend. The city's Asian-American community has contributed immeasurably to the richness and range of music in Chicago,...
The performer bounds onto the stage, and even before the applause has died down he's standing in front of the microphone, riffing freely. As his solo takes flight, he picks up the tempo, his thoughts rushing out in a torrent. Quickly, he develops...
The music of Cuba stands at the very root of jazz, its rhythms and song forms intermingling with sounds that emerged in New Orleans as the 19th century slipped into the 20th. Today, when we think of Cuban jazz, we tend to look nostalgically back to...
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Dave Brubeck, a jazz musician who attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk," died Wednesday morning at Norwalk Hospital, in Norwalk, Conn., said his longtime manager-producer-conductor Russell Gloyd....
Roncalli primary and elementary students will perform a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. tonight. The concert is in the Aberdeen Roncalli High School gym. Each class and the fifth- and sixth-grade bands will be performing. Several instruments will be...
When thinking about Dave Brubeck, you can't help but also consider time, and not just how much of it fans received from the prolific jazz pianist up to his death Wednesday at age 91. A titan of West Coast jazz, Brubeck was linked with California for...
Tom Harrell always has been a singular voice on trumpet, a fervently lyrical player with an uncommonly sensitive ear as composer-arranger, as well. The music he brought to the Jazz Showcase on Thursday night, where he's leading his quintet through...
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The coming weeks will be filled with seasonal music and programs presented by students of Washington County Public Schools. Programs will be presented in schools and other community locations on the following schedule: Nov. 30 — “Almost,...
The Fugs finally return to Chicago on Saturday at the City Winery after a 44-year absence. The reception for the band is bound to be a bit warmer than it was when the counter-culture pioneers last performed here, on Dec. 28, 1968, at the Aragon Ballroom....
Check out festivals and events in November across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: Coming up this week Through Dec. 23. The Cannonball Christmas Express. Tavares. On select dates, the...
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