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  • Bob Stanley's 'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' is crazy in love with pop music

    In 1954, Bill Haley shook, rattled and rolled. In 2003, Beyoncé went crazy in love. That's two pop stars, among the biggest of their time, using similar language (and similar grooves) to describe more or less the same thing. But think of all that...
  • Classical musicians and the terror of the audition

    Classical musicians and the terror of the audition
    Audition. The word can unleash terror in performers of all kinds, but perhaps none more than musicians seeking to fill scarce symphony orchestra openings. A fudged note, a slack attack, a harsh tone, a hint of hesitancy, a sagging pitch — any of...
  • Beatles and bar mitzvahs

    Beatles and bar mitzvahs
    For Jason Feddy, if you bring passion to music, you'll bring soul. The local musician, who grew up in Leeds, England, has played for 14 years at the Sawdust Art Festival and Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach. He is known for his solo performances...
  • Connecticut Companies Aid In ESPN World Cup Production

    Connecticut Companies Aid In ESPN World Cup Production
    WEST HARTFORD — Before it can appear on television screens across America, this clip must pass inspection in an editing room in West Hartford Center. Footage of Germany's Thomas Muller and Brazil's David Luiz course across the screen, the...
  • Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities

    Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities
    Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali has two related goals. The first is to raise global awareness of her country's music, and the second is to educate youths in Mauritania about their own culture. All of which make her the quintessential artist to...
  • Parker Millsap's blistering character studies

    Parker Millsap's blistering character studies
    Parker Millsap left the Pentecostal faith of his youth some time ago. But the singer-songwriter still performs with the passion of an evangelist at an old-time tent revival. Only 21, Millsap is gaining considerable notice with his self-titled Okrahoma...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: The popular guitarist Milos Karadaglic makes his Ravinia and CSO debut playing Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez," with pianist Orion Weiss playing Rachmaninov on the same program, led by Robert Moody; 8 p.m. Friday; $25-$50,...
  • Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough

    Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough
    For years — long before Millennium Park was created — readers wrote to me complaining about the Chicago Jazz Festival's dismal acoustics and environment in Grant Park. And for years, city government (which produces the festival) and the...
  • Millennium Park's impact on summer classical scene

    Millennium Park's impact on summer classical scene
    The impact of Millennium Park and its gleaming, otherworldly outdoor concert hall, Pritzker Pavilion, on the area's summer classical music scene cannot be overstated. Both have become Chicago icons within the 10 years they have served as the state-of-...
  • Garth Brooks to Ireland: Let concerts go on, then fix the system

    Garth Brooks offered up what he called a simple solution to the controversy in Ireland over his five canceled concerts: “Open it up for five nights, let everybody have fun, then go to work on never letting it happen again.” Meanwhile, the...
  • Jazz picks: Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Alon Nechushtan and more

    Jazz picks: Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Alon Nechushtan and more
    A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming this weekend. Jesse Harris, Anthony Wilson and Petra Haden Maybe best known for his longtime work with Norah Jones (those are his fingerprints on the Grammy-winning "Don't Know Why"), singer-...