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  • Awards show hits high notes at the Alex

    Awards show hits high notes at the Alex
    Tribute and awards shows are almost always boring exercises in self-promotion and professional logrolling. Apparently no one told the Los Angeles Jazz Society: Their annual Tribute Awards & Concert, Sunday at the Alex Theatre, was a series of musical...
  • Community: Students design gowns for philharmonic gala

    Community: Students design gowns for philharmonic gala
    Musical and visual treats await those attending the opening night gala of the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra's 24th concert season on Nov. 8 at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena. The program will feature “Les Preludes” by Liszt, “...
  • HSO Delivers Promising, Creative Start To The New Season

    HSO Delivers Promising, Creative Start To The New Season
    "Hoodle-ah da-wa-da," sang bass-baritone soloist Kevin Deas as the character named Sportin' Life from Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess'', "Scatty Wah!" A huge local choral force echoed his attitude and it was great fun. But in a program that a casual glance...
  • Benjamin Booker's perfect storm

    Benjamin Booker's perfect storm
    Benjamin Booker's self-titled debut album brims with feral blues-punk songs sung in a raw, grainy voice that sounds as though it belongs to a 60-year-old soul survivor rather than a fresh-faced, 25-year-old upstart. Only a year ago, Booker was working...
  • Brubeck Brothers Celebrate A Legacy And New Sounds

    Brubeck Brothers Celebrate A Legacy And New Sounds
    While the Brubeck brothers, Chris and Dan, long ago established their own distinctive musical identities and moved out from under the huge shadow cast by their jazz giant of a father, Dave Brubeck, their grand patriarch's loving presence is still felt...
  • Hysteria vs. subtlety: Two new jazz films

    Hysteria vs. subtlety: Two new jazz films
    Why don't filmmakers get jazz? Why do most feature films miss the meaning of the music in attempting to depict it? Why is the original American art form apparently so elusive on screen? Two new films shed light on these mysteries, one peddling...
  • Turkin's jazz ensemble to perform at Lynn

    It's hard to keep up with Marshall Turkin. At 88, the well-known director, musician and composer maintains a full musical schedule again this season. So it's no surprise that Lynn University has added a second performance of "The Music & Times of...
  • The future of classical music

    The future of classical music
    As the new dean of Johns Hopkins' Peabody Institute, I have spent the past several months on a listening tour, talking with leaders among Baltimore's education and culture institutions, businesses, non-profits and government agencies. And for those of you...
  • REVIEW: Gwar moves on, the same but different, at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater

    REVIEW: Gwar moves on, the same but different, at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater
    With the March death of the lead singer of shock rock band Gwar, there was real question whether the 30-year-old band would continue – and, if it did, whether it could be the same. The question of whether Gwar will continue was answered Friday...
  • Live, From New York: Sprout's Morning Show For Kids Wants Celebrities In Mix

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Some talk shows lure guests with the promise of hyping a new project. Others deliver instant fame. And then there's one that hopes to hook visitors with the sounds of an anthropomorphic chicken whose voice is reminiscent of a...
  • Danny Elfman talks about Halloween concerts of Tim Burton movie music

    Danny Elfman talks about Halloween concerts of Tim Burton movie music
    Danny Elfman will be back this Halloween season for concerts of his music from the movies of Tim Burton. The performances, which will feature a live orchestra and choir, are scheduled for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles,...