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  • Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule

    Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule
    More than a decade ago, Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis and his longtime business partner, Mark Ingram, embraced a bold idea: Create an orchestra that could merge jazz and classical traditions, an idiom that musicians sometimes call Third Stream. As...
  • Classical favorites and firsts for fall

    Classical favorites and firsts for fall
    There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
  • Twin Peaks don't let a bad break stop them

    Twin Peaks don't let a bad break stop them
    Twin Peaks would seem to have been at a disadvantage when the band took the big stage at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park over the summer with singer-guitarist Cadien Lake James in a wheelchair, his leg in a cast. But the North Side 20-year-...
  • Usher, Black Keys among fall's big concerts

    Usher, Black Keys among fall's big concerts
    The action starts to move indoors as fall descends, and there is a legion of impressive concerts to choose from during this busy season in the touring business. Here are 10 of the most highly anticipated concerts arranged chronologically: Spoon: The...
  • New music festival in Easton features four acts, food, drink

    A year ago Jon Braun, frontman for successful Lehigh Valley-based Talking Heads tribute band Start Making Sense, was looking for a new way to present that band's music. "Talking Heads isn't writing any new songs," says Braun's brother and the band's...
  • Rock still rolls for Creedence Clearwater (Revisited)

    Rock still rolls for Creedence Clearwater (Revisited)
    Stu Cook and Doug Clifford never thought to reclaim their rock and roll legacy until after it had been taken away from them. As the rhythm section for Creedence Clearwater Revival, they laid the foundation for some of the most enduring hits of the late-...
  • Violinist Christopher Collins Lee to open Carter Chamber Series at East Stroudsburg University

    Few violinists can claim they've performed as a soloist with the likes of conductors Leopold Stokowski, Herbert von Karajan and Arthur Fiedler, or premiered Aaron Copland's "Ballades for Violin and Piano" with Leonard Bernstein on piano. Noted violinist...
  • Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2014-15 season

    Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2014-15 season
    The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 58th concert season will open with an Oct. 12 concert featuring all four of the FSYO's ensembles. The show will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 12, a Sunday, at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando....
  • Yonder is coming hither (to The Norva)

    Yonder is coming  hither (to The Norva)
     These are days of change for Yonder Mountain String Band, the Colorado group that has been helping to bring bluegrass to newer and younger audiences for the past 15 years.  Mandolin player Jeff Austin left the band this spring. He and the band issued a...
  • Elvis Costello looks at the orchestral possibilities in Bowl shows

     Elvis Costello looks at the orchestral possibilities in Bowl shows
    Don't think that just because Elvis Costello is joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic for two shows at the Hollywood Bowl this week that the former Angry Young Man of the British new wave movement has gone soft now that he's turned 60. In fact,...
  • Blake Shelton's new traditional vision

    Blake Shelton's new traditional vision
    Blake Shelton makes a mighty convincing cowboy in a new promotional video for the upcoming season of NBC's "The Voice." Returning coaches Shelton and Maroon 5's Adam Levine look like contestants in a Clint Eastwood look-alike contest in the clip that...