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  • Dianne Reeves' ode to 'Joy Joy'

    Dianne Reeves' ode to 'Joy Joy'
    Jazz singer Dianne Reeves has performed for President Barack Obama at the White House. George Clooney hired her to record the soundtrack to his film "Good Night, and Good Luck." She has won five Grammy Awards, the most recent one this month. And she is no...
  • GBS students prepare for high-steppin' 40th Variety Show

    GBS students prepare for high-steppin' 40th Variety Show
    Since 1993, when first directing the annual Variety Show at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, teacher Stevi Marks has taught her students to take pleasure in and learn much from music. "I love, love, love kids who are in the performing arts. We...
  • 'Tomorrow' has come for singer Rhiannon Giddens

    'Tomorrow' has come for singer Rhiannon Giddens
    If you need testimony that Rhiannon Giddens is a talent to watch in 2015, listen to Bonnie Raitt. Roughly a year ago, Raitt was sitting upstairs at the Troubadour in West Hollywood before performing at the Americana Music Assn.'s annual pre-Grammy...
  • Retail Therapy: My Mickey for your Goofy

    Pieces of flair: My-D Pins & Collectibles, 1215 S. Beach Blvd., Suite D, Anaheim, will host a free Disney pin and Vinylmation collectible trading event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at its parking lot. Disney collectors of all ages are...
  • Behind the scenes at Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras celebration

    Behind the scenes at Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras celebration
    It takes hours of prep work for Grady Champion and his band to get ready for one 45-minute performance. Wearing a bandanna over his dreadlocks, the 45-year-old blues singer from Mississippi says the preparation is the only part of his job he considers...
  • Upper Saucon's David Gottschall, accepted into American Boychoir School, follows musical footsteps of his father

    Upper Saucon's David Gottschall, accepted into American Boychoir School, follows musical footsteps of his father
    Bob Dylan and Jakob Dylan. Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley. Julio Iglesias and Enrique Iglesias. Frank Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Jr. For the sons of many talented musicians, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Such is the case for David Gottschall...
  • Standout pianist from Gary to perform at Jazz Showcase

    Traipsing his fingers over the keys has been Billy Foster's lifeblood, a talent that has earned the Gary pianist a stellar reputation in Northwest Indiana and the greater Chicago area. Foster puts those talents on display Tuesday when the Billy Foster...
  • Music can even enhance performance of golfers

     Music can even enhance performance of golfers
    It's no secret that music can have positive effects on elite and amateur athletes. For the pros, listening to the right tunes before competition can pump them up, calm them down and synchronize movement. For the average exerciser, listening to upbeat,...
  • 'Let It Be': Why show coming to Rosemont is a Beatles 'celebration'

    'Let It Be': Why show coming to Rosemont is a Beatles 'celebration'
    Back in 2010, Chicago's Signal Ensemble Theatre staged "Aftermath," a fabulous little show about the Rolling Stones penned by Ronan Marra. "Aftermath" was all about the demise of the influence of Brian Jones — the Syd Barrett of the Stones —...
  • Musician, conductor and teacher Joseph J. Frantik Jr. dies at 77

     Musician, conductor and teacher Joseph J. Frantik Jr. dies at 77
    Joseph Frantik Jr. juggled jobs as a music teacher, a performer and conductor, and as a businessman assembling orchestras for Chicago performances of such shows as "Les Miserables," "Phantom of the Opera" and "The Nutcracker." The core of his career was...
  • Harpist gives history lesson at Mount Dora Music Festival

    Harpist gives history lesson at Mount Dora Music Festival
    MOUNT DORA — The Mount Dora Music Festival might also be called the Mount Dora Music History Festival. Harpist Jan Jennings shared knowledge of her imposing instrument during a performance at First Presbyterian Church of Mount Dora. "We have...