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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 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...
  • Chi-Town Jazz Festival fights hunger through music

    Chi-Town Jazz Festival fights hunger through music
    When Chicago guitarist and Catholic priest John Moulder launched the Chi-Town Jazz Festival in 2010, he had no idea if it would last much beyond the first year. Next Wednesday, the sixth annual event will unfold in performances spaces across the Chicago...
  • Performing arts camps spark creativity and learning

    Performing arts camps spark creativity and learning
    Imagination, learning and fun will come together when the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts hosts summer camps starting this June. From music to theater to magic, the center’s innovative summer programming will give students of all ages...
  • Hot Sardines to tickle the ivories at Wentz Hall

    If you like your piano music sassy with a side of salty, then the Hot Sardines will tickle your fancy. The Sardines put a modern spin on your grandpappy's piano — if he was raised in New Orleans and listed to the kind of foot-stomping jazz music...
  • Loris Lora looks for California modernism's connections

    What do Alfred Hitchcock, Edith Head, Peggy Moffitt and William Claxton have in common? They’re all featured in Loris Lora’s glorious, and unexpected, “Eventually Everything Connects” (Lowbrow: unpaged $40), a celebration of mid-...
  • It wasn't just trumpet playing that made Clark Terry great

    It wasn't just trumpet playing that made Clark Terry great
    The last time I talked to trumpeter Clark Terry, a few months ago, he was exultant about the critical acclaim being lavished on the documentary "Keep on Keepin' On," which poetically chronicled his biography and his mentoring of the blind young pianist...
  • 5 things to do this weekend

    1. America, 8 p.m. Saturday; Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet; 815-726-7171; Box Office: 815-726-6600; rialtosquare.com. Remember "Ventura Highway," "Tin Man" and, of course, "A Horse With No Name"? The classic rock duo will perform...
  • Justin Kauflin on Clark Terry: 'You can't live a fuller life than that'

    Justin Kauflin on Clark Terry: 'You can't live a fuller life than that'
     Clark Terry, the legendary jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player, died on Saturday at age 94. His musical career spanned all eras of jazz, and he played with all of the greats - but his devotion to music education is an equal element in his massive...
  • L.A. Phil lays out its 2015-16 season at Disney Hall

     L.A. Phil lays out its 2015-16 season at Disney Hall
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic and conductor Gustavo Dudamel will start their 2015-16 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall by rolling over Beethoven's symphonic oeuvre as thoroughly and massively as Chuck Berry or anyone else could wish. The "Immortal...
  • Lisker Foundation brings classical tunes to small venues

    Lisker Foundation brings classical tunes to small venues
    Classical music is not dead; it's the experience that is dying. That's the belief of David Lisker, protégé of internationally renown violinist Itzhak Perlman and graduate of the Juilliard School in New York, who said the age of Facebook and Twitter is...