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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Deadmau5 ready to combat Disney in mouse ear logo dispute

    Deadmau5 ready to combat Disney in mouse ear logo dispute
    After investigating a trademark request earlier this year, Disney is locked in a legal battle against popular DJ and recording artist Deadmau5 over the musician's effort to trademark his signature logo in the United States.  Disney claims that the...
  • Garth Brooks unveils iTunes alternative: GhostTunes

    Garth Brooks, long a holdout from allowing his music to be sold on iTunes, lifted the lid Thursday on his alternative, GhostTunes, a new download and streaming service that the newly unretired country superstar said “allows artists to sell music any...
  • Bethlehem man writes song that revives career of R&B star

    Bethlehem man writes song that revives career of R&B star
    Jim Carolan of Bethlehem has been involved in music most of his life, mostly as a performer in blues bands and a singer-songwriter and in a management/licensing capacity. So how did Carolan end up writing a song that reignited the career of R&B/pop/soul...
  • Culture-melding Gipsy Kings celebrate 25 years

    It has been more than 25 years since the song "Bamboleo" helped catapult the Gipsy Kings from flamenco music royalty to pop stars of international renown. The song first appeared on the band's eponymous American debut album in 1987, which spent 40...
  • New CDs for John Cage's 102nd Birthday

    New CDs for John Cage's 102nd Birthday
    Classical music has a habit of burning out on birthdays. Two years ago, John Cage’s music was everywhere, what with Los Angeles and the world celebrating the centennial of his birth on Sept. 5 at Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown L.A. The party...
  • Guitarist Wes Borland puts his home with studio up for sale

    Guitarist Wes Borland puts his home with studio up for sale
    Wes Borland, the guitarist for Limp Bizkit, has listed his hideaway in Hollywood Hills West for sale at $1.35 million. The 1,256-square-foot bohemian-vibe bungalow has a  living room with a painted brick fireplace, an open kitchen, a dining room, two...
  • Video: Voci Dance, DJ Nigel present 'Whisper/Roar'

    Video: Voci Dance, DJ Nigel present 'Whisper/Roar'
    Voci Dance will present "Whisper/Roar" this weekend, Sept. 5-6 — it's described as a mashup of dance, music, film and installation art. "We haven't had a show that was ours for a while," says Genevieve Bernard, artistic director for Voci Dance....
  • War on Drugs takes it personally

    War on Drugs takes it personally
    While making the War on Drugs' third studio album, "Lost in the Dream" (Jajaguwar), Adam Granduciel was having one of those what-does-it-all-mean? moments. "When I started making this record, I was in a place where I'm in my 30s, traveling around the...