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  • Review: Steve Turre's moving tribute to Trayvon Martin

    Review: Steve Turre's moving tribute to Trayvon Martin
    The most gripping moments in trombonist Steve Turre's opening set Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase came near the end, when he unveiled a new work with a sharp social message. Titled simply "Trayvon's Blues," the piece amounted to a lament for Trayvon...
  • Shakira, Thanks to World Cup, Tops 100 Mil Facebook Followers

    International pop star Shakira has topped 100 million likes on Facebook, making her the most popular public figure on the social site, after a surge with her song "La La La (Brazil 2014)" for this summer's 2014 FIFA World Cup. The milestone highlights...
  • TV Picks: Emily Heller, Vanessa Bayer, 'Danger 5,' 'The Divide'

    TV Picks: Emily Heller, Vanessa Bayer, 'Danger 5,' 'The Divide'
    "The Future With Emily Heller" and "Sound Advice With Vanessa Slater" (Above Average/YouTube). Two similarly structured, similarly themed good-things-in-small-packages series from the Broadway Video YouTube channel Above Average. (Lorne Michaels is the...
  • Jae Sinnett's new CD hits all the right notes

    Jae Sinnett's new CD hits all the right notes
     "Subject to Change" is Jae Sinnett's 12th jazz album - and, he says, his last. If so, it arrives as an emphatic exclamation point at the end of the musical story he has been telling for all these years.  Sinnett, the 58-year-old drummer-composer from...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1972 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1972 [Videos]
    During the first week of August 42 years ago, a solar flare knocked out power in the United States, "Deliverance" was the top box-office draw, and the following songs were the most popular tunes according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10....
  • Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to Board of Governors

    Five first-time governors have been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors. In addition, eight incumbents have been reelected and four previous governors are returning. The re-election of Cheryl Boone Isaacs in the PR...
  • Musicians On Call’ bring music for the soul to patients’ beds

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Musicians On Call, a nonprofit providing live music to the seriously ill, hopes to aggressively expand to other major cities across the U.S. next year. For more than a decade, volunteer artists with Musicians On Call have...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1996 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1996 [Videos]
    Around this time 18 years ago, George R. R. Martin published "A Game of Thrones," NASA announced there may have once been life on Mars and these were the most popular songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Loungin," LL Cool J Before he...
  • An Appreciation: Lorin Maazel conducted himself inimitably

    An Appreciation: Lorin Maazel conducted himself inimitably
    I didn't understand Lorin Maazel, the exceptional conductor who died Sunday at 84. Who did? Even his family may not have completely gotten him. He complained in an interview two years ago that his kids would laugh off the property anyone calling Maestro...
  • HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain

    HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain
    When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers. Performing as Fitzgerald is vocalist...
  • Oxygen Greenlights Two Series, Reveals New Logo, Tagline

    As part of its network rebranding, Oxygen Media has unveiled its new logo and tagline -"very real" -- which is scheduled to launch October 7. "This is a dynamic time for Oxygen as we rebrand and reinforce the network as the destination for young female...