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  • Interview: Brett Eldredge's path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star

    Interview: Brett Eldredge's path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star
    The small town of Paris, Ill., is the birthplace of Carl Switzer, the late actor who played the iconic Alfalfa in the “Little Rascals” series, and Brett Eldredge, the country music singer whose singles “Don’t Ya” and “Beat of the Music” reached No. 1 on the country airplay chart. Only one of the two, however, has his name plastered on signs welcoming visitors to Paris, about 180 miles south of Chicago and home to about 9,000 residents.
  • Marcus Roberts swings the Modern Jazz Generation

    Marcus Roberts swings the Modern Jazz Generation
    Jazz musicians are not often profiled on TV's "60 Minutes," but the long-running news magazine earlier this year aimed its high-profile lens at one of the best: pianist Marcus Roberts. The piece, reported by another eminent jazz musician –...

    Three very hot clarinetists celebrate Benny Goodman

    Three very hot clarinetists celebrate Benny Goodman
    On Jan. 16, 1938, clarinetist Benny Goodman shook up the music world by bringing jazz unapologetically into a shrine of highbrow culture: Carnegie Hall. That concert, with its spectacular solos and thrilling ensemble playing, has long since acquired...

    A great jazz soiree takes root in Elmhurst

    A great jazz soiree takes root in Elmhurst
    As everyone knows, America's jazz hotspots are Chicago, New York, New Orleans and … Elmhurst? Well, as of tomorrow evening, at least, the western suburb will indeed be pulsing with the music, as jazz stars and student ensembles from across the...

    Dana Hall re-emerges with a new band and a fresh approach

    Dana Hall re-emerges with a new band and a fresh approach
    Last year was a volatile one for the inimitable Chicago drummer-bandleader-composer Dana Hall. With the considerable help of ace arts administrator Kate Dumbleton, Hall had rejuvenated the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, which William Russo had created at...