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Jazz (Music Genre)

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Top Jazz (Music Genre) Articles

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  • A trombonist takes the lead

    Trombonist Michael Vlatkovich’s recordings are musical journeys. He writes and works in many different modes of ensemble expression: Pieces and passages may float weightlessly, roar like fire trucks through a busy intersection, or converge with...
  • Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk

    Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk
    This is a great weekend for a walk, because no matter what the weather, it's not snowing. So when the FAT Village Art Walk rolls around on Saturday night, we’ll widen its sphere of influence with a stroll over to Argyle Coffee Roasters, which has...
  • Italian chef brings authentic tastes of home to Batavia

    Italian chef brings authentic tastes of home to Batavia
    Anyone who travels will most likely agree that the best restaurants are those that are known mainly by local residents. These small eateries where the owner is often the chef survive on reputation so the food is prepared with personal passion. The...
  • AACM's spirit endures in underground rock

    AACM's spirit endures in underground rock
    It was a sultry, starlit night at the Chicago Jazz Festival in 1988 and one of the leading lights of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians was following cool-jazz avatar Stan Getz in the headlining slot: the Art Ensemble of Chicago....
  • AACM celebrates a golden anniversary

    AACM celebrates a golden anniversary
    They changed the way we think about music. Fifty years ago, a group of South Side jazz musicians found themselves backed against a wall. Clubs were closing, radio stations were going pop, America's musical interests were shifting elsewhere: toward...
  • Malcolm Boyd dies at 91; Episcopal priest took prayer to the streets

    Malcolm Boyd dies at 91; Episcopal priest took prayer to the streets
    The Rev. Malcolm Boyd, the Episcopal priest whose book "Are You Running With Me, Jesus?" took prayer out of church onto the city streets in a slangy vernacular not found in Sunday missals, has died. He was 91. Boyd died Friday under hospice care in...
  • Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band complete ArtsQuest's RiverJazz lineup

    Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dirty Dozen Brass Band complete ArtsQuest's RiverJazz lineup
    The Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band will perform as part of ArtsQuest's RiverJazz festival, completing the lineup for the fifth annual event  Glenn Miller Orchestra will play 7:30 p.m. May 2. Tickets are $32-$39.  The Dirty Dozen...
  • Here & Now for Feb. 26

    Here & Now for Feb. 26
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, radio show, performances and more Antioch Radio show: PM&L Theatre and RG Productions team up again to bring you another exciting afternoon of Old Time Radio live on stage with one of radio's most...
  • 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...
  • 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...