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  • Trombone Shorty is hot - and he's here

    Trombone Shorty is hot - and he's here
     Back in June, when I interviewed sax man Dave Koz in advance of the Hampton Jazz Festival, he mentioned that he had done some recording with Trombone Shorty. When I acknowledged that I was unfamiliar with Mr. Shorty's work, Koz was aghast.
  • Check it out: Oviedo School of Rock's 'Rock & Grohl Live!' concert

    Check it out: Oviedo School of Rock's 'Rock & Grohl Live!' concert
    WHAT: The next generation of rock arrives a little early this weekend to show off the musical skills they have learned at the School of Rock in Oviedo. The teenage student body pays tribute to drummer-turned-frontman Dave Grohl in two public concerts,...

    Fall's Pop Concerts: Fans Can Look For Iggy, B.B. King, Fleetwood Mac

    Fall's Pop Concerts: Fans Can Look For Iggy, B.B. King,  Fleetwood Mac
    Pumpkin ale? Check. Foliage-peeping bifocals? Check. Music? We've got that for you, from summer songs that've overstayed their welcome to edgy indie rockers in sweaters, tweedy U.K. singer-songwriters and masked Heartland rockers. Check out these 20...

    Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician

    Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...

    Bruno Leo PedriniNovember 8, 1915 - August 29, 2014

    Bruno Leo Pedrini<br/>November 8, 1915 - August 29, 2014
    Bruno Leo Pedrini, last living founder of Pedrini Music, passed away August 29th in his home surrounded by his family. In 1938 Bruno along with his brothers, Max, Tom and Manuel founded Pedrini Music in Alhambra, CA.  After Pearl Harbor, Bruno was...