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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities

    Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities
    Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali has two related goals. The first is to raise global awareness of her country's music, and the second is to educate youths in Mauritania about their own culture. All of which make her the quintessential artist to...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Pairing up

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Pairing up
    Host Cat Deeley starts the show by telling us that six dancers are in danger and two will go home at the end of the evening. It's a Broadway group number to "New York, New York" from "On the Town" - the guys are sailors, baseball players, a cop, and...
  • Chicago Latin Jazz Festival takes off in Humboldt Park

    Chicago Latin Jazz Festival takes off in Humboldt Park
    Chicago does not lack for jazz festivals, but surely one of the most appealing unfolds each summer at the Humboldt Park Boathouse. Set on the veranda of a historic building alongside a picturesque lagoon, the Chicago Latin Jazz Festival feels like...
  • Jazz picks: Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Alon Nechushtan and more

    Jazz picks: Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Alon Nechushtan and more
    A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming this weekend. Jesse Harris, Anthony Wilson and Petra Haden Maybe best known for his longtime work with Norah Jones (those are his fingerprints on the Grammy-winning "Don't Know Why"), singer-...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do and see this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do and see this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.    Fair/Festival   Cruz-n-Car Show: 7 p.m. Saturday, Downtown Winter Garden, Plant  Street, Orlando, free, 407-656-4111.    Palooza: Arts and crafts, food and live entertainment featuring...
  • Review: Steve Turre's moving tribute to Trayvon Martin

    Review: Steve Turre's moving tribute to Trayvon Martin
    The most gripping moments in trombonist Steve Turre's opening set Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase came near the end, when he unveiled a new work with a sharp social message. Titled simply "Trayvon's Blues," the piece amounted to a lament for Trayvon...
  • Stevie Wonder blends hits at Montreux for Quincy Jones

    * First show by Stevie Wonder on famed Swiss stage * Blends his hits with Beatles, Michael Jackson * Pays tribute to legendary producer Quincy Jones By Stephanie Nebehay MONTREUX, Switzerland, July 17 (Reuters) - Motown legend Stevie Wonder gave a...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Partners reveal all

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Partners reveal all
    The opening routine, with the 18 remaining dancers, feels like it owes more of its coolness to the costumes than the choreography. It was done by Christopher "Pharside" Jennings and Krystal "Phoenix" Meraz of the Academy of Villains crew. The...
  • Tenor master Ari Brown plays homage to John Coltrane

    Tenor master Ari Brown plays homage to John Coltrane
    Chicago tenor saxophone master Ari Brown first heard John Coltrane perform live when Brown was 19 years old, and several times thereafter. He has never forgotten the experience. "It was actually overwhelming," recalls Brown, who will be playing a...
  • An unforgettable conversation with Charlie Haden

    An unforgettable conversation with Charlie Haden
    The voice on the phone was practically unrecognizable and difficult to understand, but the name was unmistakable. Charlie Haden, one of the most revered bassists in jazz history and a musician I had covered for decades, was calling. Of course I...