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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 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...
  • Small Bites: Dining News

    Small Bites: Dining News
    Small Bites >>Tuscany Grill in Middletown has added a fall menu. Signature entrees include herb chicken, pan-seared scallops, grilled salmon and grilled pork tenderloin. Entrée prices range from $19 to $25.Tuscany Information: 860-346-7096 and tuscany-...
  • Reviews of new pop music releases

    ANGALEENA PRESLEY, American Middle Class (Slate Creek 2 1/2 stars) Along with Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe, Angaleena Presley is a member of now-on-hold tough-gal country supergroup Pistol Annies, and she's the last of the trio to get around to...
  • Diana Krall at Miami's Arsht Center on April 14

    Diana Krall at Miami's Arsht Center on April 14
    Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall will perform at Miami’s Arsht Center on April 14, a rescheduling of a Dec. 12 concert that was among her U.S. fall tour dates postponed by illness. Krall’s Wallflower World...
  • El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años

    El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años
    Hoy en la Historia 20 de octubre de 1976: Cierra el Hartford Times El 20 de octubre del 1976, El Hartford Times imprimió su última edición, cerrando después de 159 años. En una carta a los lectores, el Presidente de El Courant, Edmund W. Downes,...
  • Keith Jarrett and friends revive the standards

    Keith Jarrett and friends revive the standards
    If you believe, as I do, in the enduring value of classic American songwriting, then there was much to treasure in Sunday night's concert by pianist Keith Jarrett, bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Jack DeJohnette. The widely admired, long-running trio...
  • Mission Hills Alemany defender is also a one-man band

    Mission Hills Alemany defender is also a one-man band
    During a high school season in which passing a football for more than 400 yards has become almost routine and scoring five touchdowns in a single game gets you a pat on the back but no special award, let's take a moment to single out someone who doesn't...
  • Review: Bold new music from Brock, Markowitz and Johnson

    Review: Bold new music from Brock, Markowitz and Johnson
    In jazz, student and mentor often perform together to powerful effect, and that's precisely what has happened in the remarkable partnership of violinist Zach Brock and pianist Phil Markowitz. Chicagoans will remember Brock as an aspiring musician...
  • Weekend preview: Boobs? They've got it covered in Hollywood

    Weekend preview: Boobs? They've got it covered in Hollywood
    October is the month for walking pink, walking proud, walking sexy. There are boobs involved, and things can get a little over-the-top, which can create debate about taste and decorum. Take Elsie Johns, for instance. She’s the owner of Melina&...
  • INTERVIEW-Inarritu leaps off the ledge with 'Birdman'

    By Michael O'Boyle MORELIA, Mexico, Oct 18 (Reuters) - As Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu neared his 50th birthday, he took stock of his string of acclaimed, dark films, and decided to do something really scary: confront his own struggle with being an...