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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 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;...
  • Small Bites: Dining News

    Small Bites: Dining News
    >>Kathy Benjdid, chef/owner of Tissa's Le Souk du Maroc in Old Saybrook, will teach two hands-on cooking classes Feb. 9 and March 10. The classes will meet at 7 p.m. at a commercial kitchen at 52 Middlesex Turnpike, Essex. The February class will focus on...
  • 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...
  • 50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum

    50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum
    Jazz was in trouble. In the early 1960s rock was ascendant, jazz clubs were closing, jobs were evaporating and the music seemed to be coming to a creative and commercial dead end. Until, that is, a group of intrepid players from the South Side of...
  • A night of diverse Jewish music

    A night of diverse Jewish music
    The recent seventh annual Winter Jewish Music Concert at Temple Israel of Greater Miami was a sensational and delightful one that featured performers from around the country performing a wide range of Jewish music from Yiddish, Ladino, Israeli, and...
  • Occidental Gypsy Converting Fans With Its Red-Hot Saucy Swing

    Occidental Gypsy Converting Fans With Its Red-Hot Saucy Swing
    As it journeys from venue to venue throughout the United States, Occidental Gypsy, a red-hot, Django Reinhardt-inspired, gypsy swing and fusion band, loves to encourage rapt listeners to get up on their feet and dance to its classically retro yet...
  • Paul Serrano, musician and recording engineer, dies

     Paul Serrano, musician and recording engineer, dies
    Musician Paul Serrano was a jazz trumpeter and recording engineer whose work included recording top artists across a broad cross-section of contemporary music in his South Side P.S. Recording Studios. Mr. Serrano, 82, died Thursday, Jan. 15, in...
  • The secret Sinatra past of Bob Dylan's new album

    The secret Sinatra past of Bob Dylan's new album
    Bob Dylan has a new album coming out Feb. 3, "Shadows in the Night," a collection of pop songs about romance, heartbreak and other existential themes written by other songwriters. But whatever you call this labor-of-love project, there's one thing Bob...
  • Four Seasons Founder Bob Gaudio Tells Stories Behind 'Jersey Boys'

    Four Seasons Founder Bob Gaudio Tells Stories Behind  'Jersey Boys'
    After languishing for decades on old jukeboxes, wedding-DJ playlists and your mom's favorite radio stations, the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons — think "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night),"...
  • Interviewing Sally Kellerman: Actress who played Hot Lips in 'M*A*S*H' says music has been life's passion

    Interviewing Sally Kellerman: Actress who played Hot Lips in 'M*A*S*H' says music has been life's passion
    It’s hard to argue that the role of actress Sally Kellerman’s life wasn’t that of Maj. Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in Robert Altman’s 1970 smash “M*A*S*H.” The part of the hyper-sexualized nurse at a...