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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Arturo O'Farrill, hijo de leyenda con identidad propia

    Arturo O'Farrill, hijo de leyenda con identidad propia
    Llevar el apellido O'Farrill y no beneficiarse del sobrenombre "Chico" implica una gran responsabilidad. También representa un conflicto de individualismo y una carga emocional.     Pero si alguien ha podido manejar semejante compromiso con...
  • Life couldn't get MuchBetta for 'MoBetta'

    Life couldn't get MuchBetta for 'MoBetta'
     One of the great joys of this year's Hampton Jazz Festival - played out over the weekend at the Coliseum - was provided by local guitar prodigy William "MoBetta" Ledbetter.  And it wasn't limited to his performance on stage Friday night, opening the...
  • 47th Hampton Jazz Festival off to a busy start

    47th Hampton Jazz Festival off to a busy start
    People were still pouring into the Hampton Coliseum Friday night as Jackie Scott and The Housewreckers opened the 47th annual Hampton Jazz Festival. The courtyard of the coliseum was crowded well before the doors opened to the sold-out show. The air...
  • Ski resorts gear up for summer activities

    Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year,...
  • Collectors Of 78s Remain Addicted To The Old Sounds

    Collectors Of 78s Remain Addicted To The Old Sounds
    Record collectors are a special breed, willing to sift through rubbish on the hunt for a rare sonic gem. They are the keepers of arcane knowledge and obscure taxonomies about genres and labels and recording dates. But even among those driven characters,...
  • As vinyl returns, they've got it covered

    As vinyl returns, they've got it covered
    Thousands of old-style cardboard sleeves for Jack White's album "Lazaretto" sit in tightly packed checkerboard rows at Stoughton Printing plant in the City of Industry, 12.3-inch squares waiting to be stuffed with 12-inch circles. Jack Stoughton Jr.,...
  • Hot and cool tunes at the Hampton Jazz Festival

    Hot and cool tunes at the Hampton Jazz Festival
    Since 1968, the Hampton Jazz Festival has been bringing legendary acts to town – focusing on all types of jazz, of course, but also taking occasional detours into blues, soul and funk. Here is an overview of this weekend's lineup at the Hampton...
  • Saxophonist Dave Rempis takes a bow

    Saxophonist Dave Rempis takes a bow
    This will be a big weekend for a Chicago saxophonist who has given more to the scene than he may be getting credit for. On Friday and Saturday evenings, Dave Rempis will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Rempis Percussion Quartet and the first...
  • Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith lead Angel City Jazz fest lineup

    Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith lead Angel City Jazz fest lineup
    The Angel City Jazz Festival has its 2014 lineup, and in a sense the annual celebration of improvisation has gone back to where it started. Presented by the Jazz Bakery and co-produced by Angel City Arts, this year's bill remains no less forward-looking...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, L.A. callbacks

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, L.A. callbacks
    Callbacks in Los Angeles (actually Pasadena), where 157 hopefuls will be winnowed down to 20 finalists. There will be tears, injuries and mental breakdowns, one assumes. Joining Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe at the judges' table are Adam Shankman...
  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

    Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was announced...