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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Tammy McCann settles into a new music venue

    Tammy McCann settles into a new music venue
    Tammy McCann's fans – and they are growing in number – long have wished there was a spot where the charismatic Chicago singer could be heard weekly. Not just periodically at festivals, concerts and club dates, but steadily in an engagement...
  • Old friends to meet again on the jazz stage

    Old friends to meet again on the jazz stage
    In the early 1980s, a group of hot young players from around the country made names for themselves in New York. They weren’t free-jazz avant-gardists, neo-beboppers, electronic funksters or a part of Wynton Marsalis’ “young men in suits&...
  • Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall

    Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall
    The music we generically call "Latin jazz" can be viscerally exciting or intriguingly cerebral. On Friday night in Orchestra Hall it was both, though sometimes to extremes. At 78, Eddie Palmieri holds revered status as pianist-bandleader, his work...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 11 In concert The Howard County Concert Orchestra presents the music of composers of African heritage, an art display from the African Art Museum of Maryland and multi-media artist Denee Bar, 4 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, 9120...
  • Saxophonists celebrate Dexter Gordon and Jackie McLean

    Saxophonists celebrate Dexter Gordon and Jackie McLean
    Dexter Gordon and Jackie McLean stand as outsized figures in the history of jazz, high-powered saxophonists steeped in the language of bebop and, in McLean's case, its offshoots. No one is going to match the thunder of Gordon's tenor saxophone nor the...
  • Maryland Family's summer-camp guide 2015

    Maryland Family's summer-camp guide 2015
    It's time to start thinking about summer camp, and this guide, which is a special advertising section of the Baltimore Sun Media Group, is an invaluable resource for Baltimore-area families. Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various...
  • Dianne Reeves keeps things fresh

    Jazz singer Dianne Reeves' most recent album might seem a wildly eclectic collection at first glance, a handful of originals scattered among her versions of classic songs by the likes of Marvin Gaye and Fleetwood Mac, Bob Marley and Ani DiFranco. But...
  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
    Looking for some fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here are a few of your entertainment options.  There is plenty of good jazz music in Williamsburg this weekend. Jae Sinnett will be playing at the Williamsburg Regional Library theater...
  • Review: Ari Brown at Jazz Showcase

    Review: Ari Brown at Jazz Showcase
    Considering that he has been playing jazz in Chicago – and around the world – since the 1960s, saxophonist Ari Brown doesn't have to prove anything to anyone. Yet there he was Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase, offering up a slew of...
  • Weekend preview: Beer, blues, sneakers and a whale

    Weekend preview: Beer, blues, sneakers and a whale
    Last Sunday evening, I had my first sip of South End Session Ale, a gentle and perfectly satisfying pale ale from SaltWater Brewery in Delray Beach that did the job while allowing me to maintain my paternal bearing on an afternoon spent with kids watching...
  • Oscars 2015: Indie outside shot 'Whiplash' keeps hitting the mark

    From the very first, "Whiplash" has survived and thrived by being the different drummer — philosophically, metaphorically, literally. It's a $3.3-million indie outside shot that somehow keeps hitting the mark. Now it's got five Oscar nominations...