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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Charlie Haden, legendary jazz bassist, dies at 76

    Charlie Haden, legendary jazz bassist, dies at 76
    Charlie Haden, the pioneering jazz bassist who played with the likes of Ornette Coleman and Keith Jarrett before enjoying a decades-long solo career, died Friday at age 76 of a prolonged illness, according to his label, ECM. Praised by critic Martin...
  • Il Cinema Ritrovato: Cinematic Treasures Lost and Found, Back on the Bigscreen

    A large crowd queues impatiently outside the cinema and, when the doors open, rushes in. In an instant, every available seat is taken. Toward the back of the auditorium, a dispute breaks out between two passholders over who was there first. It's a...
  • Celebrating Charlie Haden via his version of 'Wayfaring Stranger'

    In the later years of Charlie Haden's lauded professional life, long after he'd helped reconfigure jazz as part of Ornette Coleman's group, the bassist, composer, longtime Angeleno and patriarch of one of the city's most accomplished musical families,...
  • Bramwell Tovey pulls off multitasking at Hollywood Bowl

    Bramwell Tovey pulls off multitasking at Hollywood Bowl
    It was 32 years ago this week that Leonard Bernstein brought opening week at the Hollywood Bowl into the realm of legend, conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic in his own music plus that of Barber, Schumann and Copland — and for good measure,...
  • Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock

    Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock
    The Downtown Sound music series is now a Monday night fixture during the summer at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, but it wasn't always so. The city of Chicago had a hands-off policy toward rock music for generations, a phobia turned into...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    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...
  • Appreciation: Jazz musician Charlie Haden spoke for beauty

    Appreciation: Jazz musician Charlie Haden spoke for beauty
    I’d probably only been covering jazz for the Los Angeles Times for a year or so when the phone rang at my desk and on the other end was Charlie Haden. For a half-second, I was terrified. Was this how I was going to find out that the tiny voice...
  • Open Mic Night Offers Rewards Beyond Performance

    Open Mic Night Offers Rewards Beyond Performance
    Jack Forchette and Margarete Attanasio greeted me at the entrance of Infinity Music Hall & Bistro just after the start of open mic night, a weekly event in the bar and restaurant area.  While Attanasio and her husband, Andy, ran the show, Forchette, the...
  • Florida travel calendar for September

    Florida travel calendar for September
    Check out festivals and events in September 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 Aug. 29-31: Central Florida Film...
  • Joe Lovano Trio Fascination At Wesleyan

    Joe Lovano Trio Fascination At Wesleyan
    Among peers and jazz critics, saxophonist Joe Lovano has achieved a sort of living-legend status, but that doesn't mean he's ready to stop trying new things. On Thursday, the Grammy-winner and Cleveland native premieres a new Trio Fascination lineup...
  • 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...