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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • From Adasiewicz to Zenon, a bounty of music

    From Adasiewicz to Zenon, a bounty of music
    Following are some of the most anticipated jazz recordings of the season: Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms, "From the Region" (released): The brilliant vibraphonist partners with bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Mike Reed. Tom Harrell, "TRIP"...
  • Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule

    Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule
    More than a decade ago, Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis and his longtime business partner, Mark Ingram, embraced a bold idea: Create an orchestra that could merge jazz and classical traditions, an idiom that musicians sometimes call Third Stream. As...
  • Your guide to a rich fall season in jazz

    Your guide to a rich fall season in jazz
    Highlights in a rich fall jazz season: Robert Glasper: The pianist has won a wide following for his R&B work, but Glasper also happens to be a forward-thinking jazz pianist. ThursdaySept. 11 through Sept. 14 at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S. Plymouth Court;...
  • Rene Marie pays tribute to Eartha Kitt at Creative Alliance

    Rene Marie pays tribute to Eartha Kitt at Creative Alliance
    Every performance by jazz singer Rene Marie is an act of validation. Sixteen years ago, she faced an ultimatum from her then-husband — abandon music or get out. She chose the latter course, and went on to enjoy an international career. Her musical...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight   BREVARD ZOO: with hands-on area, railroad and "Paws On" kid's area:  9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 8225 N. Wickham Road, just east of  Interstate 95 (Exit 191 off Interstate 95),...
  • Piano master Vijay Iyer preps for Chicago solo show

    Piano master Vijay Iyer preps for Chicago solo show
    New York pianist Vijay Iyer has been giving significant performances in Chicago since the 1990s, his colossal sound and complex improvisations building a fervent following for his work here and around the world. But the past year or so represented a...
  • Weekend preview: The Lovers Key, unlikely soul mates

    Weekend preview: The Lovers Key, unlikely soul mates
    Shortly after they met in 2011, Christopher Moll mentioned to his new songwriting partner, Maco Monthervil, that he dreamed about someday recording their new song “Who’s the One You Love?” in French. “And I said, ‘You know,...
  • Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz

    Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz
    The Poconos will have a huge jazz groove starting Friday Sept.5 when the 37th annual Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts kicks off. The three-day festival celebrating America’s indigenous music style features dance, art, food and some of...
  • Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz

    Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz
    The Poconos will have a huge jazz groove starting Friday when the 37th annual Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts kicks off. The three-day festival celebrating America's indigenous music style features dance, art, food and some of the genre's...
  • Nine-time Grammy winner who headlined Musikfest returns to play Musikfest Cafe

    Nine-time Grammy winner who headlined Musikfest returns to play Musikfest Cafe
    A nine-time Grammy Award winner who headlined Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival in 2010 and drew 4,900 people will return to the city to play a much smaller venue – Musikfest Café – it was announced. And a blues great we told you more...
  • '70s band Chase staging a Chicago reunion

     '70s band Chase staging a Chicago reunion
    For the first — and possibly the last — time in four decades, Chicago once again will echo with the blare of the hard-hitting trumpets that propelled the band Chase into the musical spotlight in the early 1970s. Back then, bandleader and...