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  • Frank Marocco dies at 81; jazz accordionist

    Frank Marocco dies at 81; jazz accordionist
    Frank Marocco, a rare jazz accordionist, a first-call studio musician and one of the most recorded accordion players in the world, has died. He was 81.
  • Music review: L.A. Phil provides PST with 'The Hollywood Sound'

     
    Mark Swed reviews the Los Angeles Philharmonic's contribution to the Pacific Standard Time with a concert of classic Hollywood film music conducted by Thomas Wilkins.

    Mark O'Connor, genre fiddler

    Mark O'Connor, genre fiddler
    Mark O'Connor sat in the small theater at UCLA as three earnest young music students -- a violinist, a cellist and a pianist -- determinedly worked through one movement of his Piano Trio No. 1, a piece commissioned and recorded by the Eroica Trio, one...

    Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North

    Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North
    Though Alex North ushered in a completely new sound in American film music, he wasn't a Young Turk when he arrived in Hollywood 60 years ago to pen the groundbreaking jazz-influenced score for "A Streetcar Named Desire." He was nearly 40 at the time,...

    Classically Trained: 'Walking encyclopedia' pops conductor celebrates 20 years

    Classically Trained: 'Walking encyclopedia' pops conductor celebrates 20 years
    COSTA MESA — Richard Kaufman's life between his beginnings as a musically inclined 7-year-old to today is a showcase of many accomplishments. This week, the Pacific Symphony is celebrating one of them: his 20-year tenure as its principal pops...