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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Five Things to do in the Western Suburbs March 6-12

    Looking for something to do this week? Here are five things you can do in the Western Suburbs. North Central College will host Chords for Kids, the ninth annual free concert for children with autism and their families, at 7 p.m. March 7 in Wentz Concert...
  • College Notes for March 4

    College concert, fair, honors and more. College of Lake County, Grayslake College fair: The Illinois Regional College Fair will be held at 6 p.m. March 12 at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St. It's a great place for families to...
  • Allentown's new JazzFest doubles in length, number of acts

    Allentown's new JazzFest doubles in length, number of acts
    Allentown’s new Jazzfest festival has doubled in length, from a three-day to a six-day event, and has nearly doubled the number of performers, adding a singer who has had two Top 20 jazz discs, a New Orleans sax player, a neo-soul project from the...
  • Best bets for March 4

    Best bets for March 4
    Music The Hot Rod Show: George Orr comes to life as Rod Stewart. 7 p.m., The Field Irish Pub, 3281 Griffin Rd , Dania Beach, free, 954-964-5979, thefieldfl.com. David Leon: The jazz saxophonist leads his own quartet and hosts the venue's BackRoom Live...
  • Herbie Hancock, Aloe Blacc tapped for Playboy Jazz Festival

    Herbie Hancock, Aloe Blacc tapped for Playboy Jazz Festival
    Herbie Hancock will appear with Wayne Shorter, and Ledisi, Aloe Blacc, Terence Blanchard, Tower of Power and Ozomatli are among the other acts tapped for the Playboy Jazz Festival. The festival, now in its 37th year, will be June 13-14 at the...
  • Cassandra Wilson reflects on Billie Holiday at 100

    Cassandra Wilson reflects on Billie Holiday at 100
    Even now, as we approach next month's centennial of Billie Holiday's birth, the singer's story remains swathed in sensationalism. Junkie, prostitute, rape victim, prison inmate, bloodied lover – these are the terms that dominate her biography...
  • The American Songbook a cappella

    John Trotter's first music directing assignment for Chicago a Cappella, in 2013, was "The A Cappella American Songbook." "It's proven so popular, we've done it a number of times," he said. The choral group will next present its a cappella adaptations...
  • The vice that became a dance phenomenon

    Aside from acting, actor Robert Duvall’s grand passion is tango dancing. He combined those two loves in the “Assassination Tango” movie (2002), playing a hit man in Buenos Aires. Quite the expert tango dancer, Duvall once remarked that...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John to headline ArtsQuest's RiverJazz; Guitarist Sonny Landreth set for Musikfetst Cafe

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John to headline ArtsQuest's RiverJazz; Guitarist Sonny Landreth set for Musikfetst Cafe
    A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member whose career has stretched more than 50 years and brought him six Grammy Awards will be a headliner at ArtsQuest’s fifth annual Riverjazz festival in May, officials confirmed. Dr. John, best known for his Top 20...
  • Orrin Keepnews dies at 91; Grammy-winning jazz producer, historian

    Orrin Keepnews dies at 91; Grammy-winning jazz producer, historian
    Orrin Keepnews, a Grammy-winning music producer and writer who recorded and worked closely with such well-known jazz artists as Thelonious Monk, Art Blakey, Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, Cannonball Adderley and Wes Montgomery, died Sunday at his home in El...
  • 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...