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  • Jazz box set review: 'Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology'

     
    Chris Barton reviews boxed set 'Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology,' a beautifully assembled if flawed set that delivers quality listening despite the futility of trying to capture an entire genre in six CDs....
  • New Orleans jazz icons to play free at Irvine's Great Park

     
    Jazz masters Branford Marsalis and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band will bring a touch of New Orleans to Irvine's Orange County Great Park. The free "Flight & Sound" concert series opens this weekend....
  • Spike Lee films one more oddity in Bruce Hornsby's strange career

    In 1986, a young musician living in Los Angeles named Bruce Hornsby achieved what so many young musicians hope for: a hit. It was hardly a barn burner, but with a catchy piano hook and a certain topicality about racism -- this was not long before Tawana...
  • Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader, composer Terence Blanchard

     
    Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader and film composer Terence Blanchard by Nate Jackson...
  • Jazz musician Sam Rivers dies at 88

     
    Sam Rivers, a tenor saxophonist and composer who helped define the avant garde jazz scene in the '60s and '70s died Monday. He was 88....
  • Black History Month 2012 TV schedule

     
    Here are some notable new and returning television programs profiling memorable people, themes and events in African-American history, in celebration of February's Black History Month. Programs and times are subject to change; check back throughout the...
  • TV band leader to headline ArtsQuest's second RiverJazz festival at SteelStacks

     
    The former leader of a famous late-night TV show band will headline the second-annual RiverJazz festival May 10-25 at ArtsQuest’s SteelStacks campus in Bethlehem, officials just announced. Kevin Eubanks, a former Allentown resident and band leader...
  • Influences: Jazz drummer Justin Faulkner

     
    The drummer Justin Faulker is in Los Angeles Saturday as part of the trio led by jazz guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel; expect to hear music from the album “Reflections,” a lush reading of standards. (The show, which also includes bassist bassist...
  • Valley Arts Center's 2012-13 season: Mark Morris; Bebe Neuwirth

     
    The Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge has announced its line-up for the 2012-13 season....