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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Small Bites: Dining News

    Small Bites: Dining News
    >>A Taste of Hartford continues through Aug. 2 with more than 30 restaurants offering multi-course, price-fixed menus for $20.14 to $30.14 at lunch and dinner. For a full list of participating restaurants and their menus, visit www....
  • 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...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight Back to school block party   Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando,  will be giving away $20,000 cash in Back-to-School Bucks, starting Friday at...
  • Dee Alexander sings 'Songs My Mother Loves'

    Dee Alexander sings 'Songs My Mother Loves'
    When the inimitable Chicago jazz singer Dee Alexander was a child, she went to sleep to jazz and woke up to it. This was largely thanks to her mother, who had the music going in the house constantly. The songs of Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington,...
  • Musikfest packs a stronger punch

    Musikfest packs a stronger punch
    The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff Parks is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. "I think Jeff has been a leader of...
  • Ed Motta has a sonic foot in Chicago history

    Ed Motta has a sonic foot in Chicago history
    Brazilian singer/songwriter Ed Motta has not yet been to Chicago, but a few weeks before his Midwest debut, he offered an informative discourse on the city's musical history from his apartment in Rio De Janeiro. Then he sang The Dells' "Stay In My Corner,...
  • Jazz's Mario Pavone Draws On Boyhood Memories For His Sounds

    Jazz's Mario Pavone Draws On Boyhood Memories For His Sounds
    What the taste of a small rich cake called a madeleine was for triggering a famous flood of memories in French novelist Marcel Proust's classic "Remembrance of Things Past," the sound of the accordion is for the celebrated, Waterbury-born, avant-garde...
  • Legend Curtis Fuller Among Litchfield Jazz Fest Lineup

    Legend Curtis Fuller Among Litchfield Jazz Fest Lineup
    There's a silver lining in the Brussels Jazz Orchestra's withdrawal from the Litchfield Jazz Festival lineup: It opened up a spot for legendary trombonist Curtis Fuller, who'll perform in the Saturday 3:30 p.m. time slot. I don't use the term "legend"...
  • Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Announce Jazz Album Release Date

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have announced the release date for "Cheek to Cheek," their long-awaited collaborative jazz album. The collaboration, consisting of covers of jazz standards, will be released by Interscope Records on Sept. 23. Lady Gaga and...
  • Ten don't miss events for Musikfest's opening weekend

    Musikfest starts Friday in Bethlehem with its 500 performances, dozens of crafters and artisans and food from around the world. America's biggest free music festival, running through Aug. 10, can be a challenge to navigate. So here's some more first...