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  • Wynton Marsalis swings for the fences

    Wynton Marsalis swings for the fences
    Wynton Marsalis is explaining jazz to me by talking about my boots. He is coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend to play his ambitious new composition, "Swing Symphony," with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But before we get into musical details, he says, "I want you to understand the concept of swing."
  • Darthea Redding Kerr

    Darthea Redding Kerr
    Darthea Redding Kerr, a soprano vocalist who worked as executive assistant to the National Symphony Orchestra and personnel manager of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, died Aug. 16 of cancer at her home in Essex. She was 61. Mrs. Kerr was born in...

    BSO salutes legacy of Harriet Tubman with new composition

    BSO salutes legacy of Harriet Tubman with new composition
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is all about brand-new this month. Two weeks after premiering David T. Little's Baltimore-inspired "Charm," the BSO is set to premiere another commissioned work — "Chuphshah! Harriet's Drive to Canaan," by James...

    Teel Time: November football schedule a unique chance for ACC to court Notre Dame for all sports

    Teel Time: November football schedule a unique chance for ACC to court Notre Dame for all sports
    This is the ACC’s chance, a unique, seemingly fated, three-weekend window to lure Notre Dame into a conference with more Irish connections than a Kennedy compound barbecue. The opportunity starts Friday when Notre Dame’s football traveling...

    Music review: Wynton Marsalis with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Hall

     
    Richard S. Ginell reviews Wynton Marsalis' new "Swing Symphony,"with Leonard Slatkin, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.at Walt Disney Concert Hall