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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • A holiday recording wrap-up

    A holiday recording wrap-up
    No matter the state of the world or how desperate the straits of the recording industry, and regardless of changes in musical delivery systems (78, LP, CD, MP3, downloads), one constant is the yearly flood of year-end holiday music. Americans love...
  • Frontman for 1960s group leads 10 veteran artists who will get special honors at Lehigh Valley Music Awards

    Frontman for 1960s group leads 10 veteran artists who will get special honors at Lehigh Valley Music Awards
    Jay Proctor, frontman for Jay & the Techniques, whose song "Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie" hit the Top 10 in 1967, will be among the artists getting Special Recognition Awards at the Lehigh Valley Music Awards in March, it was just announced. Proctor, of...
  • Wynton Marsalis, two multiple Grammy Award winners, 'American Idol' runner-up to headline 25th Berks Jazz Fest

    Wynton Marsalis, two multiple Grammy Award winners, 'American Idol' runner-up to headline 25th Berks Jazz Fest
    An “American Idol” runner-up singing with an Allentown native smooth-jazz trumpeter who has become one of the genre's elite, a four-time Grammy Award winner for Best Jazz Vocal Performance and the singer of one of the fastest-rising songs of...
  • For Chicago jazz lovers, it was a very good year

    For Chicago jazz lovers, it was a very good year
    Chicago jazz listeners heard great sounds in 2014, including: Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Nov. 14, Auditorium Theatre: A little more than a decade ago, the CJP was but a dream of Chicago trumpeter-composer Davis and colleague Mark Ingram....
  • The Celebrated Catherine Russell Brings Her Jazz Pedigree To Old Lyme

    The Celebrated Catherine Russell Brings Her Jazz Pedigree To Old Lyme
    Singer Catherine Russell knows how to lead a band. She knows how to lay back into a supporting role. Over the years, Russell has worked every type of room imaginable — small clubs in Greenwich Village with Doc Cheatham, Dizzy's Coca-Cola at...
  • A teacher, a student and an acclaimed documentary

    Five years ago, Alan Hicks set out to make a documentary about Clark Terry, the jazz musician whose 70-year career influenced generations of musicians dating back to Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. It wasn't until about a year into the project that...
  • 25th Berks Jazz Fest to feature Grammy winners, 'American Idol" finalist, 'Ghostbusters' singer

    25<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Berks Jazz Fest to feature Grammy winners, 'American Idol" finalist, 'Ghostbusters' singer
    An "American Idol" runner-up singing with an Allentown native smooth-jazz trumpeter, a four-time Grammy Award winner for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, and the singer of one of the fastest-rising songs of all time will headline the 25th annual Berks Jazz...
  • Chicagoan of the Year in Jazz Music: George Freeman

    Chicagoan of the Year in Jazz Music: George Freeman
    Not everyone gets to celebrate an 87th birthday with throngs of admirers thundering their applause. But that's how Chicago guitarist George Freeman marked the occasion, cranking out great blasts of sound at the Green Mill Jazz Club to comparably noisy...
  • Roy Hargrove, Marquis Hill trumpet a joyous holiday weekend

    Roy Hargrove, Marquis Hill trumpet a joyous holiday weekend
    The tempo of Chicago jazz does not slow for the holidays. Among the highlights: Roy Hargrove: For the past several Decembers, Hargrove – a lyrically inspired trumpeter – has played an extended residency at the Jazz Showcase to ring in...
  • 'One More for the Road' Jan. 30 with Tony DeSare

    'One More for the Road' Jan. 30 with Tony DeSare
    A triple-threat musician will take the stage for a special fundraiser hosted by Gold Coast Jazz Society. Tony DeSare, a singer, pianist and songwriter, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30 during “One More for the Road.” The event will take...
  • Leader Of The Band: South Windsor Teacher Tom Savage Has Died

    Leader Of The Band: South Windsor Teacher Tom Savage Has Died
    WINDSOR LOCKS — Thomas J. Savage, middle school music teacher and leader of a fraternal Connecticut band that shook and rattled the walls in many a bar, reception hall and stadium, has died. He was 52. The longtime frontman and saxophone player...