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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • George Freeman fetes a magical 88th

    George Freeman fetes a magical 88th
    Chicago jazz legend George Freeman will be spending his 88th birthday in the best way possible: playing his guitar at the Green Mill Jazz Club. He reaches the milestone on Friday, which is when he'll kick off a two-night run at the Mill, where he...
  • Music Box: Smoky, spicy Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage

    Music Box: Smoky, spicy Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage
    Two-time Grammy nominee Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis tonight for an evening of jumpin' jazz and smoky cabaret ballads along with plenty of spicy Brazilian and Latin rhythms to stretch and soothe away the stress of a long work...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February 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) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • Italian chef brings authentic tastes of home to Batavia

    Italian chef brings authentic tastes of home to Batavia
    Anyone who travels will most likely agree that the best restaurants are those that are known mainly by local residents. These small eateries where the owner is often the chef survive on reputation so the food is prepared with personal passion. The...
  • AACM's spirit endures in underground rock

    AACM's spirit endures in underground rock
    It was a sultry, starlit night at the Chicago Jazz Festival in 1988 and one of the leading lights of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians was following cool-jazz avatar Stan Getz in the headlining slot: the Art Ensemble of Chicago....
  • AACM celebrates a golden anniversary

    AACM celebrates a golden anniversary
    They changed the way we think about music. Fifty years ago, a group of South Side jazz musicians found themselves backed against a wall. Clubs were closing, radio stations were going pop, America's musical interests were shifting elsewhere: toward...
  • Malcolm Boyd dies at 91; Episcopal priest took prayer to the streets

    Malcolm Boyd dies at 91; Episcopal priest took prayer to the streets
    The Rev. Malcolm Boyd, the Episcopal priest whose book "Are You Running With Me, Jesus?" took prayer out of church onto the city streets in a slangy vernacular not found in Sunday missals, has died. He was 91. Boyd died Friday under hospice care in...
  • Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band complete ArtsQuest's RiverJazz lineup

    Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band complete ArtsQuest's RiverJazz lineup
    The Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band will perform as part of ArtsQuest's RiverJazz festival, completing the lineup for the fifth annual event  Glenn Miller Orchestra will play 7:30 p.m. May 2. Tickets are $32-$39.  The Dirty Dozen...
  • Here & Now for Feb. 26

    Here & Now for Feb. 26
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, radio show, performances and more Antioch Radio show: PM&L Theatre and RG Productions team up again to bring you another exciting afternoon of Old Time Radio live on stage with one of radio's most...
  • Duck and cover. Helmet is back

    Duck and cover. Helmet is back
    Even in the grunge era, when record executives were throwing big money at every heavy rock band that sort of reminded them of Nirvana, Helmet's early years were a blur. Singer, guitarist and jazz fanatic Page Hamilton formed the band in 1989; Helmet's...
  • A taste of Cuba: A culinary look at the next travel hot spot

     A taste of Cuba: A culinary look at the next travel hot spot
    Just a couple months before President Obama's announcement of the easing of travel restrictions to Cuba, freelance writer Margaret Sheridan visited the island. Her impressions of the humble food scene there paints a compelling picture of what future...