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  • With a New Album in the Works, the Isaac Young Quartet Head to Arch Street in Hartford

    With a New Album in the Works, the Isaac Young Quartet Head to Arch Street in Hartford
    Isaac Young Quartet
  • A rosy new stage for Sugar Blue

    A rosy new stage for Sugar Blue
    These are very sweet days for Sugar Blue. In a few months, he'll be a father once more, his wife and bass player Ilaria Lantieri expecting their first child together in late May or early June. In the meantime, the two — who own a home in...

    Ed Cassidy dies at 89; drummer for band Spirit

    Ed Cassidy, the drummer whose musical background influenced the jazz-tinged sound of the band Spirit, which emerged in the late 1960s as one of the West Coast's premier rock groups, has died. He was 89. Cassidy died Thursday of cancer at an assisted...

    Von Freeman, Chicago jazz legend, dead at 88

    Von Freeman, Chicago jazz legend, dead at 88
    Revered around the world but never a major star, worshipped by critics and connoisseurs but perpetually strapped for cash, the towering Chicago tenor saxophonist Von Freeman practically went out of his way to avoid commercial success. When trumpeter Miles...

    Ron Carter Trio plays Yale University's Sprague Hall in New Haven on March 23

    Ron Carter Trio plays Yale University's Sprague Hall in New Haven on March 23
    One of the best jazz re-issues from last year was Columbia/Legacy's Live in Europe 1967, a 3-CD/DVD package that captured Miles Davis' Second Great Quintet — Davis, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter and...