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  • Alexei Ratmansky wants to reignite Romeo and Juliet's spark

    Alexei Ratmansky wants to reignite Romeo and Juliet's spark
    This story has been corrected. Please see below for details. Here are things you will not see in choreographer Alexei Ratmansky's production of "Romeo and Juliet" for the National Ballet of Canada: A color-coded corps de ballet that unsubtly...
  • This jazz man can testify

    Even now, at 86 years old, Ernie Andrews remains the ebullient entertainer. The blues singer, whose resume lists everything from joining the Harry James Orchestra to recording with Columbia Records to playing a leading part in the documentary film...
  • Alynda Lee Segarra is the best kind of riff raff

    Alynda Lee Segarra is the best kind of riff raff
    Alynda Lee Segarra is a twenty-something feminist singer-songwriter with a very old soul. The Americana artist is her own woman, all the while drawing on a mix of vintage and contemporary influences including Robert Johnson, the Carter Family, Townes...
  • Concert review: Gabriel Cabezas victorious in Grant Park debut

     Concert review: Gabriel Cabezas victorious in Grant Park debut
    Gabriel Cabezas is the latest classical performer to be tested in the crucible of Chicago's weird summer weather, only to emerge victorious from the experience. The greatly gifted young cellist, a Chicago area native who turned 21 late last year, made...
  • Music streaming up, sales down in first half of 2014 -- SoundScan

    One brutal truth emerges from Nielsen SoundScan’s report on trends in the music industry for the first half of 2014: Today’s consumers are far more interested in seeing and hearing pop music than buying it. Album sales dropped nearly 15%...
  • AndrĂ© Benjamin shreds in 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' trailer

    André Benjamin shreds in 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' trailer
    It doesn't take a great musician to play a great musician — as Joaquin Phoenix, Angela Bassett or Gary Oldman can tell you — but it probably can't hurt, right? Such would seem to be the thinking behind "Jimi: All Is by My Side," the upcoming...
  • Orlando audition notice: 'Seasons'

    AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT: SEASONS The Musical A Contemporary Operetta Written by: Elaine Pechacek & Katie Hammond TAMPA BAY THEATRE FESTIVAL - AUGUST 31ST & 3 ORLANDO SHAKESPEARE CENTER PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER 12th, 27th, & 28th Squeaky Wheel...
  • Jazz bassist now a leading player

    Jazz bassist now a leading player
    Readers of this byline may recall a feature on the jazz at Glendale's Neat Bar in the Glendale News-Press in March 2012. While the bar itself and the band were worthy enough subjects, the big discovery that night was young bassist Katie Thiroux and her...
  • Paul Horn dies at 84; Grammy winner was a pioneer of New Age music

    Paul Horn dies at 84; Grammy winner was a pioneer of New Age music
    Paul Horn, a Grammy-winning alto saxophonist and flutist whose career reached from mainstream contemporary jazz to pioneering efforts in music that came to be known as New Age, has died. He was 84. Horn died June 29 at his home in Vancouver, Canada,...
  • Highland Park coffee shop offers live outdoor music

    Highland Park coffee shop offers live outdoor music
    The Ravinia Coffee Station has introduced a new Sunday morning perk to the neighborhood: live music. Weather permitting, it's a scene out of the classic Creedence Clearwater song. Down on the corner and out on the sidewalk, owner Josh Weisbart and a...
  • National anthem can be a perilous fight for singers

    O say can you see, by the dawn's early light… That light painfully dawns on a screeching rock star attempting to recapture lost glory, a scruffy folk singer torturously immortalizing his mandolin, a hip quartet desperately trying to create a...