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  • Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar'

     Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar'
    As much as anyone, Robert Plant deserves credit — or blame — for bringing the adjective "histrionic" into the vocabulary about rock music. As the frontman for Led Zeppelin, Plant used his pliant voice to create a signature vocal style, hitting...
  • From Adasiewicz to Zenon, a bounty of music

    From Adasiewicz to Zenon, a bounty of music
    Following are some of the most anticipated jazz recordings of the season: Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms, "From the Region" (released): The brilliant vibraphonist partners with bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Mike Reed. Tom Harrell, "TRIP"...
  • James Taylor booked for Nov. 18 show at Amway Center in Orlando

    James Taylor booked for Nov. 18 show at Amway Center in Orlando
    Timeless pop troubadour James Taylor will perform Nov. 18 at Amway Center. Since rising to stardom in the 1970s, Taylor has sold more than 100 million albums, a career powered by such melodic, easy-going hits as "Sweet Baby James," Fire and Rain,"...
  • Rivers a 'tragedy of the commons'?: My Word

    About 130 people stood in line at the entrance table inside the administration building of the St. Johns River Water Management District headquarters in Palataka on Aug. 28.They waited patiently to sign up to speak on behalf of their beloved rivers...
  • Hornsby's new musical adventure

    Bruce Hornsby spent much of the past three years challenging himself on stage. Now he has used those shows to put together a new two-disc set that he acknowledges will challenge his listeners. "Solo Concerts," released last week on the Vanguard label,...
  • 'Fiddler on the Roof's' universal themes still resonate after 50 years

    'Fiddler on the Roof's' universal themes still resonate after 50 years
    On Sept. 22, 1964, after the long-awaited Broadway opening of "Fiddler on the Roof," invited guests gathered at New York's swank Rainbow Room to celebrate. The first review that came in that night was from Herald Tribune critic Walter Kerr, and it wasn'...
  • Five questions for Paul Manna, concert promoter

    Five questions for Paul Manna, concert promoter
    Paul Manna got his start booking wedding bands for $50 a week plus 15 percent to 20 percent commission. It was a way into music, which he knew he wanted, but it wasn't quite right. "My heart wasn't in booking wedding bands," said Manna, who, at 47,...
  • Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule

    Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule
    More than a decade ago, Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis and his longtime business partner, Mark Ingram, embraced a bold idea: Create an orchestra that could merge jazz and classical traditions, an idiom that musicians sometimes call Third Stream. As...
  • Classical favorites and firsts for fall

    Classical favorites and firsts for fall
    There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
  • Music community starts challenge campaign benefiting MusiCares

    Music community starts challenge campaign benefiting MusiCares
    Done your ice-bucket challenge? Well, grab a favorite album and try the just-launched MusiCares Challenge. Music publisher Tom DeSavia got the idea for a charitable challenge targeted to the music community and benefiting the Grammy Foundation’s...
  • Choral director seeks to expand yet stay true

    Choral director seeks to expand yet stay true
    With choral groups of every size, description and professional status vying for attention in and around Chicago, standing out from the pack often depends on how distinctive a niche each is able to carve out for itself. The Chicago-based chamber chorus...