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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 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...
  • Up North for March 12

    Up North for March 12
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048; http://www.andersonartscenter.com. "Nest," a mixed media fiber installation by Pat Kroth and "Together Again," a group show, on display through...
  • Library Notes for March 11

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Antioch Public Library 757 N. Main St. (847) 395-0874; http://www.apld.info Concert: Irish folksinger Ian Gould will perform contemporary and traditional Irish and Celtic Music at 2 p....
  • S.F.'s Other Minds concerts create some otherworldly sounds

     S.F.'s Other Minds concerts create some otherworldly sounds
    Other Minds has been a San Francisco new music treat since 1993. Composers and performers broadly representing the experimental side of classical music, jazz, rock, world music, instrument building and whatnot come together for an annual weekend of...
  • 'The Wrecking Crew!' finally sets the records straight

    Growing up in the San Fernando Valley in the '60s, Denny Tedesco didn't think his dad was different from anybody else's father in the neighborhood. He'd walk through the door each evening after work, kiss his wife and greet the kids. Then he'd ask the...
  • From Brazilian to avant-garde, brilliant new jazz albums

    From Brazilian to avant-garde, brilliant new jazz albums
    The next wave of important jazz recordings shows musicians experimenting with new forms and revivifying old ones. Among the highlights: Rudresh Mahanthappa: "Bird Calls" (ACT). Back in the 1990s, alto saxophonist Mahanthappa was one of Chicago's young...
  • 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-...
  • Albrecht: BHS choral teacher nominated for Grammy

    For those of us who know what a gramophone actually is – the original "talking machine" invented in the late 1800's — the Grammy Award logo represents a visual throwback to classic quality in the production of recorded music, and a nod to...
  • L.A. theater openings, March 8-15: 'Lifeboat' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 8-15: 'Lifeboat' and more
    Two teens cling to a "Lifeboat" at the Wallis, there's a mystery involving mystery writer Particia Highsmith at the Geffen, and something's fishy at South Coast Rep. Charo The entertainer and flamenco guitarist performs in a Las Vegas-style revue....