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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Best bets for Nov. 26

    Best bets for Nov. 26
    Music   Jazz Jam: A weekly jam session for some of South Florida's best local and collegiate jazz musicians. The evening is hosted by composer David Leon, who also plays saxophone and woodwinds. 7 p.m. Wednesday, The Fish House, 10000 SW 56th St.,...
  • Jazz, cabaret and Broadway converge

    Jazz, cabaret and Broadway converge
    It was a three-and-half-hour marathon of songs — some indelible, some forgettable, all sharing at least one rarefied trait: Each appeared in a Tony Award-winning musical. That does not necessarily imply consistently great songwriting, as Monday...
  • Jazz Artist Herbie Hancock Sees Boundless 'Possibilities'

    As multi-taskers go, Herbie Hancock is in a league of his own. The most decorated artist in jazz history, Hancock -- a youngish 74 -- could easily rest on his laurels, but he's always active on several fronts. Even when he was a member of Miles Davis'...
  • West Hartford Music Man Makes It Big In NYC

    West Hartford Music Man Makes It Big In NYC
    Marc Kaplan has always been a quick study. As a kid growing up in West Hartford, he was smitten by the sound of a brass quintet, and a short time later he was making credible music on the French horn, a notoriously difficult instrument. In high school...
  • Sunday: A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert at Miller Symphony Hall

    Sunday: A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert at Miller Symphony Hall
    Kick off the most wonderful time of the year with local musicians performing renditions of their favorite holiday tunes, 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. Now in its 18th year, the...
  • Jazz Vocalist Allegra Levy To Visit Sally's

    Jazz Vocalist Allegra Levy To Visit Sally's
    Vocalist Allegra Levy celebrates the release of her debut album, "Lonely City," at Black-Eyed Sally's in Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 29, backed by pianist Seán McCluskey, guitarist Sean Clapis, bassist Timothy Norton, and drummer Matt Rousseau. Levy, 24,...
  • Review: Kevin Cole plays fascinating rhythms in Gershwin recital

    Review: Kevin Cole plays fascinating rhythms in Gershwin recital
    There's no mystery as to how George Gershwin's piano music ought to sound. He recorded many of his scores, film snippets of Gershwin at the piano are readily available on YouTube, and books by pianist Oscar Levant (a Gershwin contemporary) and Edward...
  • Latin Grammys 2014: Complete list of nominees and winners

    At the 2014 Latin Grammy Awards, the late Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucía's "Canción Andaluza" won for album of the year. Meanwhile, crossover star Enrique Iglesias, Cuban singer-songwriter Descemer Bueno and Cuban reggaeton group Gente de Zona...
  • Jazz picks: Marc Ribot, Austin Peralta remembered and more

    Jazz picks: Marc Ribot, Austin Peralta remembered and more
    A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows this weekend. Marc Ribot @ Royce Hall A constantly exploring guitarist who has often been heard applying a flinty edge to recordings by Tom Waits, Marc Ribot paid tribute to giants of the jazz saxophone with...
  • Review: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic at Auditorium Theatre

    Review: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic at Auditorium Theatre
    Any musical organization that survives 10 years in these times deserves to celebrate, but no one could have been fully prepared for what happened Friday night at the Auditorium Theatre. For three hours, minus a brief intermission, the Chicago Jazz...
  • Review: Good vibes from Jason Marsalis at Jazz Showcase

    Review: Good vibes from Jason Marsalis at Jazz Showcase
    Listeners often think of Jason Marsalis first as Wynton Marsalis' younger brother and second as a New Orleans drummer. But like his siblings – including saxophonist Branford and trombonist Delfeayo – Jason stands as a first-rate musician-...