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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Elgin Youth Symphony shows its stuff at season finale

    Elgin Youth Symphony shows its stuff at season finale
    Rather than just learning how to play the music, students are taught how to really understand the meaning behind it. "We tend to build our seasons rather than just a bunch of concerts. We're not just teaching them how to play an instrument, we're...
  • Out & About: Stroll downtown and enjoy our blooming city this weekend

    Out & About: Stroll downtown and enjoy our blooming city this weekend
    Happy May Day! Annapolis is always a beautiful town, but today is certainly one of prettier ones, with many of the doors downtown festooned with baskets for the annual May Basket Competition. For 60 years, residents and businesses have been creating and...
  • Florida travel calendar for April

    Florida travel calendar for April
    Check out festivals and events in April 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) April 3: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Bernard Stollman dies at 85; founded avant-garde record label ESP-Disk

    Bernard Stollman dies at 85; founded avant-garde record label ESP-Disk
    Bernard Stollman, the founder of ESP-Disk, a persistently independent record company that chronicled a full range of the challenging, inventive music of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The cause of his April 20 death in Great Barrington, Mass., was...
  • Stage Review: Ira Gershwin, a lyricist of note

    Stage Review: Ira Gershwin, a lyricist of note
    Ira Gershwin, older brother of celebrated composer George, wasn’t one for the limelight, despite his Pulitzer Prize-winning, decades-long success as one of the pillars of the great American Songbook. In “Words By Ira Gershwin,” a...
  • Allentown's Jazzfest: A soundtrack for the city's renaissance

    Allentown's Jazzfest: A soundtrack for the city's renaissance
    The way Bryan Tuk sees it, Allentown's new JazzFest could never have happened without the makeover of the city's downtown in the past year. The new six-day, 16-performance, eight-venue celebration of America's indigenous music form, which kicks off...
  • Interviewing Allentown JazzFest headliner Nicole Henry: From Bucks County to Miami jazz singer and back

    Interviewing Allentown JazzFest headliner Nicole Henry: From Bucks County to Miami jazz singer and back
    Singer Nicole Henry was around all sorts of music as she grew up in the small community of Andalusia in Bucks County’s Bensalem Township, where her father, Al Henry, moved his family when he played ball for the Philadelphia 76ers. Church music, of...
  • Manes: You won't catch this music teacher harping at her students

    "I am the most fortunate self-taught harpist and non-speaking actor who ever lived." — Adolph Marx Being a fan of the Marx Brothers, it always gave me goose bumps when the mute and seemingly dim-witted Harpo would take a break from his zany...
  • Music Box: Get ready to sing along with BoDeans at Rams Head On Stage

    Music Box: Get ready to sing along with BoDeans at Rams Head On Stage
    The BoDeans emerged from Waukesha, Wisconsin, in the mid-80s, around the same time we got to know bands such as Los Lobos, X and The Blasters. What a time that was for knock down club shows, just crazy fun and full of dancers. The BoDeans return a few...
  • Review: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea: Two masters at play

    Review: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea: Two masters at play
    Youth has little to do with dates on the calendar, as two septuagenarian pianists proved before a capacity audience Friday night in Orchestra Hall. Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea each long ago achieved exalted status in jazz (and beyond), yet they...
  • Rosie Flores: Happy to be a Working Girl

    Rosie Flores: Happy to be a Working Girl
    Singer-guitarist Rosie Flores gets around. She’s undertaken more than 20 European tours, rocked from Tokyo to Auckland and stormed through just about every honky tonk, dance hall and rock club in the United States. But Flores isn’t taking...