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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Small Bites: Dining News

    Small Bites: Dining News
    >>Wingstop, a Dallas-based chain of chicken-wing restaurants, has debuted in Connecticut with its first restaurant in Hartford, at 550 Farmington Ave. Another Wingstop will open in Vernon at 35 Talcottville Road in mid-May, and a third is planned for...
  • Hartford Public Library Announces Its 2015 Baby Grand Jazz Series Lineup

    Hartford Public Library Announces Its 2015 Baby Grand Jazz Series Lineup
    The 12th season of the Hartford Public Library's popular Baby Grand Jazz Series will feature combos led by pianists Eli Yamin, Eri Yamamoto, Mihoko, Laszlo Gardony, Matt DeChamplain, Jonny King, Brian Marsella and Hey Rim Jeon; trumpeter Nick Di Maria;...
  • Singer Giacomo Gates Plays Westport Arts Center

    Singer Giacomo Gates Plays Westport Arts Center
    The jazz singer Giacomo Gates has taken some roundabout journeys. But they've served him well. He grew up in Bridgeport. Then he moved up to the frozen tundra when he was in his 20s. "I split from here for like 15 years," says Gates, who spoke to the...
  • New Duke Ellington Bio Offers New Insights Into The Jazz Giant

    New Duke Ellington Bio Offers New Insights Into The Jazz Giant
    Duke Ellington was — in addition to being a genius and a charmer — something of a B.S. artist. That's one of the character traits that comes through in Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, the fast-moving, well-balanced and astonishing new...
  • Manes: You won't catch this music teacher harping at her students

    "I am the most fortunate self-taught harpist and non-speaking actor who ever lived." — Adolph Marx Being a fan of the Marx Brothers, it always gave me goose bumps when the mute and seemingly dim-witted Harpo would take a break from his zany...
  • Stage Review: A lyricist of note

    Stage Review: A lyricist of note
    Ira Gershwin, older brother of celebrated composer George, wasn’t one for the limelight, despite his Pulitzer Prize-winning, decades-long success as one of the pillars of the great American Songbook. In “Words By Ira Gershwin,” a...
  • Music Box: Get ready to sing along with BoDeans at Rams Head On Stage

    Music Box: Get ready to sing along with BoDeans at Rams Head On Stage
    The BoDeans emerged from Waukesha, Wisconsin, in the mid-80s, around the same time we got to know bands such as Los Lobos, X and The Blasters. What a time that was for knock down club shows, just crazy fun and full of dancers. The BoDeans return a few...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Key West flavors Visitors can taste their way through the history and flavors of Key West with Made in Key West Food Tours. The current food circuit is the Southernmost Food...
  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 1: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Charles Lloyd, Carla Bley, George Coleman receive jazz honor

    The newly minted 2015 Jazz Masters — Carla Bley, George Coleman and Charles Lloyd — let their music do most of the talking as they accepted the nation's highest jazz honor from the National Endowment for the Arts. They all performed on...
  • Arturo Sandoval jazzes things up at the Alex

    Arturo Sandoval jazzes things up at the Alex
    Famed trumpeter Arturo Sandoval was back at Glendale’s Alex Theatre this past Saturday evening for “Save the Music 3,” the third in his series of fundraising concerts featuring himself and some talented friends. As always, the show&...