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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Jazz singer brings the romance for Valentine's show

    Jazz singer brings the romance for Valentine's show
    UPDATE: The Feb. 15 Gregory Porter show has been postponed. Ticket holders can call the box office at 630-942-4000 to request a refund, or their seats will be held for the next scheduled performance.   Gregory Porter's resume may read like a Disney...
  • Clark Terry dies at 94; jazz trumpeter with Ellington and 'Tonight Show'

    Clark Terry, a versatile jazz trumpeter and fluegelhorn player whose long career included stints with Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, Billie Holiday, Oscar Peterson and a 12-year run in the NBC Tonight Show Orchestra as the network's first...
  • Celebrate Mardis Gras with Pa. Jazz Society

    Celebrate Mardis Gras with the Pennsylvania Jazz Society Sunday, Feb. 22, when Bill Warfield and the Storyville Jazz Band recreate the legendary New Orleans district of Storyville from the early 1900s. Enjoy music from Lil' Hardin, Louis Armstrong,...
  • East Hampton Man Is All About The Bass

    East Hampton Man Is All About The Bass
    Mike Asetta just received a shipment of seven double basses from the Czech Republic. The now empty, 6-foot-tall wooden packing crates look like coffins sitting upright in the deep snow outside his shop in the Middle Haddam section of East Hampton. The...
  • Concert review: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer at Constellation

    Concert review: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer at Constellation
    Right away, it was clear this wasn't going to be your typical jazz set. Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz – at 87 a certifiable jazz legend – stepped into the spotlight at Constellation on Friday night in the company of just one musician: 33-year-...
  • Standout pianist from Gary to perform at Jazz Showcase

    Traipsing his fingers over the keys has been Billy Foster's lifeblood, a talent that has earned the Gary pianist a stellar reputation in Northwest Indiana and the greater Chicago area. Foster puts those talents on display Tuesday when the Billy Foster...
  • Stanley Maxwell At Wesleyan

    Stanley Maxwell At Wesleyan
    Local quartet Stanley Maxwell (pianist Evan Green, alto saxophonist Eric DellaVecchia, bassist Mark Crino and drummer Andy Chatfield) has been mixing jazz, funk, rock and hip-hop since 2001. Every so often, they'll stage an event centered on a single rock...
  • Grammy winning Melissa Manchester 'at a new beginning'

    Grammy winning Melissa Manchester 'at a new beginning'
    MOUNT DORA — She had monster hits with "Midnight Blue," "Don't Cry Out Loud" and "Whenever I Call You Friend," which she co-wrote with Kenny Loggins in 1978. But Melissa Manchester won her Grammy for a song she didn't want to record. "You Should...
  • Hot Club of Cowtown set to play MAC, Fermilab

    Hot Club of Cowtown set to play MAC, Fermilab
    The Hot Club of Cowtown is coming to town for two appearances. The Austin, Texas-based band brings its eclectic blend of Gypsy jazz and western swing to Club Mac in the Playhouse Theatre of the McAninch Arts Center on the campus of the College of DuPage...
  • Black Violin's goal is to surprise you

    Black Violin's goal is to surprise you
    Staying in the wrong class turned out to be the right decision. When a security guard at his high school told Wilner "Wil B" Baptiste how he used to make money playing the saxophone on weekends — a conversation prompted by Baptiste beating on...
  • Top 3 Lehigh Valley events: Lehigh Valley Beer Week, Simon Mulligan Trio, Lehigh Valley Phantoms

    Top 3 Lehigh Valley events: Lehigh Valley Beer Week, Simon Mulligan Trio, Lehigh Valley Phantoms
    LEHIGH VALLEY BEER WEEK 1 Celebrate local craft brews during the final weekend of Lehigh Valley Beer Week, through Sunday at breweries, restaurants, distributors and bars from Allentown to Easton. Saturday's highlights include a BeerMuda Triangle...