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  • Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'

    Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'
    Tribute albums come and go, but it's a real rarity that can snap a listener to attention like Dr. John's new salute to jazz founding father Louis Armstrong. From the opening notes of "Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch," arriving Tuesday, it's...
  • Country fan 'very grave' after alleged assault at concert

    A 55-year-old fan was assaulted by a teenage boy at a Hank Williams Jr. country music concert in suburban Detroit and he might not survive, police said. A 15-year-old shoved the victim in the concourse area of DTE Energy Music Theatre , where he struck...
  • INTERVIEW-Saxophonist Dickson plays classics, pop and saves lives too

    * Amy Dickson started playing sax at age six - on a chair * Repertoire ranges from pop to pieces by Glass, Tavener * Helped save three swimmers while a lifeguard in Australia By Francis Maguire LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - After winning a Classic BRIT...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and...
  • Saxophonist Dickson plays classics, pop and saves lives too

    LONDON (Reuters) - After winning a Classic BRIT award in 2013, proving the saxophone can be an important classical instrument, Amy Dickson is taking it to more familiar pop territory on her new album. "A Summer Place", released later this month, is a...
  • The alluring solo art of pianist Matthew Shipp

    The alluring solo art of pianist Matthew Shipp
    The jazz world does not lack for fine pianists, but those who can sustain listener interest through an extended solo set always have been in shorter supply. These days, few pack their soliloquies with more information, drama and free-ranging thought...
  • 30-band concert takes over stadium

    30-band concert takes over stadium
    From a seat on the infield or the bleachers, Hopstring Fest attendees can listen to 30 bands from Illinois plus headliner Cracker Saturday at Silver Cross Field, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive in downtown Joliet. Presented by Chicago St. Pub, Joliet...
  • 'Sunday in the Park with George' gets rewarding revival from Signature Theatre

    'Sunday in the Park with George' gets rewarding revival from Signature Theatre
    Has any creator in the realm of musical theater ever considered each syllable of text, each note and harmonic turn as deeply as Stephen Sondheim? His intense focus, his drive to find and express inner truths about the complexities of life, art and heart...
  • Taylor Swift announces her first official pop album, debuts new single

    Taylor Swift announces her first official pop album, debuts new single
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - During a worldwide live stream on Monday, Taylor Swift announced that she's releasing her first official pop album, titled "1989," on Oct. 27 and debuted new song "Shake it Off." "I woke up not wanting but needing to make a...
  • Social media stars find live, in-person performances click with fans

    Social media stars find live, in-person performances click with fans
    On Sunday, Shelby Staub, her mom and her best friend drove more than 250 miles from South Bend, Ind., to Cleveland to catch the opening night of a tour by her favorite stars. She didn't go to see Lady Gaga or Beyonce. To Staub, 17, it was much bigger....
  • Taylor Swift Announces Her First Official Pop Album, Debuts New Single

    During a worldwide live stream on Monday, Taylor Swift announced that she's releasing her first official pop album, titled "1989," on Oct. 27 and debuted new song "Shake it Off." "I woke up not wanting but needing to make a new style of music," said...