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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Small Bites: Dining News

    Small Bites: Dining News
    >>Foxwoods Resort Casino is offering half-price bottles of red or white wine every Thursday at its signature gourmet restaurants Paragon, Al Dente and Cedars Streak House. On Sundays, the offer is good on a bottle of white wine at each of the restaurants....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cuban Rhythms Of Harold Lopez-Nussa At Side Door

    Like so many jazz pianists before him, Cuban musician Harold López-Nussa discovered electricity on his third album, "New Day," using it to project otherworldly, fuzzed-out lead lines on "Fantasmas en Caravana" while comping on the acoustic piano. "I...
  • Hyde Park Jazz Fest spotlights the masters

    Hyde Park Jazz Fest spotlights the masters
    A single neighborhood became the jazz nexus of the city over the weekend, as the eighth annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival swung into churches, galleries, the Midway Plaisance and more. The event, which ends Sunday, drew enormous crowds and showed Chicago...
  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is the soloist, playing Lalo's "Symphonie Espagnole" on the season opener under the baton of music director Alan Heatherington. Dvorak's "Carnival Overture" and Brahms' Fourth Symphony complete the...
  • Review: Sean Jones trumpets high-energy jazz

    Review: Sean Jones trumpets high-energy jazz
    The powerhouse quartet that trumpeter Sean Jones led Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase hit hard from the outset and never let up. Sure, Jones played ballads and blues, but even at his most introspective, he conveyed considerable melodic ardor and...
  • Chicago is still blowing its own horns

    Chicago is still blowing its own horns
    James Pankow recently turned 67 years old. He has been playing trombone in the rock band Chicago for almost a half-century now. "But when I get on stage," he says, "I'm suddenly 14 years old. I can go on stage with strep throat and a 103-degree fever,...
  • Check it out: Latin Jazz & Art Festival in Casselberry

    WHAT: Bring a chair or blanket for this cultural extravaganza poised to spice up Lake Concord Park in Casselberry. Headlining the music stage will be Marc Antoine (pictured), who brings his jazz fusion guitar stylings all the way from Spain. Joining him...
  • Freebie Friday: coffee and other free stuff this week

    Freebie Friday: coffee and other free stuff this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Get free coffee on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29 Dunkin’ Donuts Guests can walk into any participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the Orlando area and receive a free medium cup...
  • Nellie McKay lightens up in Allentown for nostalgic jazz trip with Turtle Island Quartet

    Nellie McKay lightens up in Allentown for nostalgic jazz trip with Turtle Island Quartet
    On the surface, a Nellie McKay performance might seem to be something from another time. Wearing a modestly cut pastel or floral print dress, the 32-year-old with golden Shirley Temple curls can sing Broadway show tunes and the classic jazz-era songs...