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  • For String Player Zach Brock, Improv Comes First

    For String Player Zach Brock, Improv Comes First
    Over the last two decades, as violinist and composer Zach Brock worked toward becoming a full-time jazz musician, he knew that he'd have to prove himself as an improviser first and a string player second. "I wanted to be of the [jazz] scene, where it'...
  • Smash Mouth, Vertical Horizon to play Last Fling

    Smash Mouth, Vertical Horizon to play Last Fling
    The Naperville Jaycees are hoping everything Last Fling visitors want includes two 1990s all stars. Smash Mouth and Vertical Horizon are playing the end of summer festival in downtown Naperville on Aug. 31. Smash Mouth is best known for hits like "All...
  • Small-business profile: The Shed in Highland Park

    Small-business profile: The Shed in Highland Park
    The Shed is unique to Highland Park and the North Shore. It's a music social club that provides rehearsal space for musicians who want to practice individually, jam in group settings, network, and/or attend clinics and intimate concerts, according to...
  • FYF Fest Day 2: Redemption through Flying Lotus, Haim and more

    FYF Fest Day 2: Redemption through Flying Lotus, Haim and more
    What a difference 14 hours made for the FYF Festival, which concluded its two-day run with a miraculous Sunday roster after crowd-control stumbles hobbled Saturday's equally hot batch of musicians. The festival's second day was one of so many musical...
  • Rap producer Suge Knight shot inside West Hollywood club

    Rap producer Suge Knight shot inside West Hollywood club
    Former rap impresario Marion "Suge" Knight, founder of Death Row Records, and two others were shot early Sunday inside a packed West Hollywood nightclub at a pre-awards party hosted by singer Chris Brown. Gunfire erupted inside the cavernous 1 OAK...
  • A critic's collection of great jazz interviews

    A critic's collection of great jazz interviews
    In 37 years of covering music for the Tribune, I've heard virtually all of the masters and have been lucky enough to meet most of them. Whether chatting backstage with Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra or conversing with Lena Horne in a Manhattan...
  • Bleakly funny and touching, 'Frank' hits the right notes

    Llewyn Davis, the struggling folk singer at the center of "Inside Llewyn Davis," had a cat that he didn't particularly want. Frank, the struggling avant-garde rocker at the heart of the movie bearing his name, has a giant papier-mache head that he can't...
  • Musical based on Gloria Estefan's life to open on Broadway in 2015

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - A new musical based on the life of seven-time Grammy winning singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, a music, television and film producer, will debut on Broadway next year, producers of the show said on Monday. "On...
  • Metropolitan Opera reaches tentative agreement with biggest unions

    Federal mediators announced Monday that the Metropolitan Opera has reached a tentative agreement with two of its biggest unions, suggesting that a lockout will likely be avoided. The announcement comes about a month before the New York company is set to...
  • 'Fargo' mastermind Noah Hawley makes stranger-than-fiction real

     'Fargo' mastermind Noah Hawley makes stranger-than-fiction real
    For Noah Hawley, this is a true story. "Fargo," the critically lauded FX miniseries adaptation of Joel and Ethan Coen's Oscar-winning 1996 black comedy, made quite the impression with the TV academy, receiving a hefty 18 Emmy nominations —...
  • For these musicians, a fateful first listen

    For these musicians, a fateful first listen
    Music's communicative power — "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it — has been known to change lives. Hearing the right piece at the right time can make a person start to think and feel differently, maybe start down a new path. In a...