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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Concert review: Dee Alexander at Logan Center

    Concert review: Dee Alexander at Logan Center
    We already knew that Dee Alexander could sing. But on Friday night she reminded a large audience of just how well. Celebrating the release of her newest album, "Songs My Mother Loves," Alexander covered a remarkable range of sounds, styles and attitudes...
  • Bulletin Board

    Saturday Ballet, "Swan Lake," presented by the Boca Ballet Theatre, 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; Olympic Heights Performing Arts Theater, 20101 Lyons Road, Boca Raton. Tickets $20-$35 adults, $10-$25 children and seniors. Visit bocaballet.org/box-...
  • Jazz picks: Ambrose Akinmusire with Ben Wendel and more

    Jazz picks: Ambrose Akinmusire with Ben Wendel and more
    A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows this weekend. Ambrose Akinmusire, Ben Wendel, Jeff Ballard at the Blue Whale You’d be hard pressed to find a more adventurous jazz trio on Saturday night. Hot off the heels of his latest album, the...
  • Guitarist Jeff Parker comes home to Chicago

    Guitarist Jeff Parker comes home to Chicago
    Jazz musicians move into and out of Chicago all the time, but the exit last November of guitarist Jeff Parker carried quite a sting. Parker had lived and worked here for more than two decades, essentially launching his career in Chicago and becoming one...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Pop, Soul And Jazz Trio Performing In Rockville

    Jacob's Well Coffeehouse, downtown Rockville's monthly Christian nightclub, will feature a pop, soul and jazz trio led by singer Heather DePaolo from Southington on Friday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 7 p.m., with music starting at 7:30 p.m. The cafe-style...
  • Ed Motta has a sonic foot in Chicago history

    Ed Motta has a sonic foot in Chicago history
    Brazilian singer/songwriter Ed Motta has not yet been to Chicago, but a few weeks before his Midwest debut (postponed Friday because of visa problems), he offered an informative discourse on the city's musical history from his apartment in Rio De Janeiro....
  • Weekend preview: The joy of sax, drinks and charity

    Weekend preview: The joy of sax, drinks and charity
    Ben Stocker is a tenor saxophonist from Hollywood, this weekend playing at Books and Books in Coral Gables, one of his last South Florida gigs before he heads off to college and, with hard work and perseverance, a career as a musician. He hopes he’s...
  • Charles McPherson tips his hat to Charlie Parker

    Charles McPherson tips his hat to Charlie Parker
    The annual "August is Charlie Parker Month" festivities at the Jazz Showcase wouldn't be complete without a visit by Charles McPherson, a septuagenarian alto saxophonist who was in strong form on Thursday evening. McPherson long has presented what could...
  • Concert review: Charlie Parker tribute begins at Jazz Showcase

    Concert review: Charlie Parker tribute begins at Jazz Showcase
    Charlie Parker died on March 12, 1955, at age 34, and on that day Chicago jazz impresario Joe Segal marked the loss in the best way he could think of: holding a jam session. Segal has been saluting Parker's music ever since, and on Thursday night the...
  • Musikfest vesper, chamber concerts wide-ranging

    Musikfest's rich musical diversity includes a diverse program of classical concerts Aug. 4-8. Concerts include purely classical, crossover, fusion and alternative repertoire on a wide range of instruments. As in previous years, the classical concerts...
  • Remembering Chicago jazz great Hal Russell

    Remembering Chicago jazz great Hal Russell
    Anyone who appreciates Chicago's position as a global hotspot of avant-garde jazz owes a thank you to bandleader Hal Russell. The unrepentantly iconoclastic Chicago musician – who died in 1992 at age 66, just as he was achieving a degree of...