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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pompano Beach sails Sea of JazzFest

    Pompano Beach sails Sea of JazzFest
    Randy Brecker came up through New York's and Philadelphia's 1970s jazz-fusion scene as a relentless explorer of funk, rock and Brazilian jazz, recording with the likes of Aerosmith, Lou Reed and Frank Sinatra. But it was his years playing trumpet for late...
  • 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"...
  • Florida travel calendar for March

    Florida travel calendar for March
    Check out festivals and events in March 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) March 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29:...
  • 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...
  • U.S.-Cuban normalization could shake up jazz

    U.S.-Cuban normalization could shake up jazz
    Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis was rehearsing with students in Havana last month when a translator tapped him on the shoulder and asked him to stop everything. The translator then told the room that Cuban President Raul Castro had just been on TV to...
  • 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,...
  • Guide: West Suburban 2015 major venue preview

    The weather outside is frightful, but local stages are heating up for the second halves of their season. Everyone from legendary acts like Natalie Cole to up-and-comers like comedian Mike Birbiglia will be in the area this winter and spring, and you&...
  • 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...