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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival

    The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival
    For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival, which runs Thursday through Aug. 31. From a programming standpoint, the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival looks strong,...
  • Jazz picks: Tom Harrell, World Stage tribute to Billy Higgins and more

    Jazz picks: Tom Harrell, World Stage tribute to Billy Higgins and more
     A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows happening in the days ahead Tom Harrell @ The Jazz Bakery's Moveable Feast A richly melodic trumpeter who has performed with a roster of jazz royalty since the '70s that includes Horace Silver, Lee Konitz...
  • The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra

    The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra
    This past week our hills (the San Gabriel Mountains) have been alive with music. It has been a beautiful musicscape, I might add. Last Thursday, jazz artist Louie Beltran had the crowd clapping, singing and dancing at Descanso Gardens' Music on the Main...
  • Fest planner: Aug. 22-24

    Fest planner: Aug. 22-24
    This is your final weekend before Labor Day, and you have plenty of opportunities to make it count. Take your pick of nine festivals focused on food, art, music and fashion in neighborhoods from the South Loop to Logan Square. Hungry? Head directly to...
  • Singer Kavita Shah Owns Her Eclecticism

    Singer Kavita Shah Owns Her Eclecticism
    Singer Kavita Shah's journey to the recording of her debut album, "Visions," was a long one, involving hours spent honing her skills — on stages and in classrooms — punctuated by bursts of inspiration and self-discovery. If you want to...
  • Jae Sinnett says his new jazz CD will be his last

    Jae Sinnett says his new jazz CD will be his last
    Jae Sinnett, the 58-year-old drummer, composer and radio personality from Chesapeake, recently released his new CD "Subject to Change," his 12th full-length jazz recording. As usual, he is joined on the record by his Jae Sinnett Trio: bassist Terry...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Pop, Soul And Jazz Trio Performing In Rockville

    Jacob's Well Coffeehouse, downtown Rockville's monthly Christian nightclub, will feature a pop, soul and jazz trio led by singer Heather DePaolo from Southington on Friday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 7 p.m., with music starting at 7:30 p.m. The cafe-style...
  • Concert review: Tony Bennett at Ravinia

    Concert review: Tony Bennett at Ravinia
    Why does Tony Bennett sound so young – yes, young – at 88? Because he never gets too comfortable in the way he sings a song. He plays with rhythm, toys with lyrics, throws out old melody notes and tosses in new ones. He surprises us and,...
  • Musikfest Day 9: Our picks on the packed penultimate day of the fest

     
    It's the penultimate day of Musikfest and, like with Friday, the scheduled is loaded. Here are our picks: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, 7 p.m. Americaplatz. If you only see two free shows at Musikfest this year, make it Puddles Pity......
  • Father, son bond over music; reunite for jazz concert

    Virtuoso violinist and Brazilian music pioneer and expert Ted Falcon has had several music mentors in his life, but none has a more special place in his heart than his father, Allentown guitarist Marvin Falcon. "I grew up listening to my dad give guitar...
  • The many sounds of saxophonist Donald Harrison

    The many sounds of saxophonist Donald Harrison
    Anyone who had pegged New Orleans saxophonist Donald Harrison as a neo-traditionalist or a classic bebopper or a jazz-funk specialist – or anything else – got it wrong. He drew on all those musical personalities, and then some, Thursday...