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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Latin Grammys 2014: Complete list of nominees

    The Latin Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 2014 Latin Grammy Awards on Wednesday. Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 accrued the most accolades for their second consecutive year with nine nominations, including record of the year and album of...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: 'My Jam' night

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: 'My Jam' night
    Tonight, the stars chose their favorite songs. So we start the show with head judge Len Goodman dancing to his jam, "Come Dance with Me." I've been waiting years to see Len dance, YAY!  He's off the floor almost immediately, though, so my dreams are...
  • Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett meet 'Cheek to Cheek'

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett meet 'Cheek to Cheek'
    Can a 28-year-old pop star and an 88-year-old jazz singer make beautiful music together? More specifically, does the partnership of Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett on their new duets album, "Cheek to Cheek," amount to something more than a stunt? The...
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape
    A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore. Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
  • Coltrane's live 'Offering' shakes the room

     Coltrane's live 'Offering' shakes the room
    The two-disc "Offering" practically begins mid-sentence, with John Coltrane already into the opening number "Naima" before the engineer for Temple University's WRTI radio station could hit the "record" button. Just nine months away from his death of...
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    Nicole Henry: Just as comfortable belting Sarah Vaughan's "Misty" in a cabaret club as any Whitney Houston single at Jazz in the Gardens, the Miami jazz singer will deliver her versatile vocals at Jazziz Nightlife (201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) on Tuesday...
  • BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'

    BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been showing a lot of love for the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore and the poem Francis Scott Key was inspired to write after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry. The BSO celebrated that anniversary...
  • Chico Freeman lights up Englewood Jazz Festival

    Chico Freeman lights up Englewood Jazz Festival
    Some Chicago jazz musicians double as social activists, using music to change lives. Saxophonist Ernest Dawkins, for instance, grew up in and around Englewood and has been fervently devoted to his South Side neighborhood, creating a jazz festival that...
  • Community theater offers a diverse lineup of plays and musicals this season

    Community theater offers a diverse lineup of plays and musicals this season
    Each season, thousands of theater-goers come out and support the hundreds of actors, musicians and those behind the scene who make possible community theater in our area. Many of these amateur performers work all day and rehearse all evening to bring...
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • Danilo Perez celebrates the pulse of Panama

    Danilo Perez celebrates the pulse of Panama
    Twenty years ago, two relatively unknown jazz musicians made their Chicago debuts before a smallish audience in a long-forgotten North Side club called Quicksilver. They played exceptionally well that night in April, 1994, suggesting the world would...