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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Small Bites: Dining News

    Small Bites: Dining News
    >>After first introducing Sunday brunch as a National Margarita Day special in February, Besito in West Hartford has announced it's here to stay, with a 2-for-1 margarita promotion. Brunch, served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., features entrees of...
  • 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...
  • Roscoe Mitchell reflects on Fred Anderson celebration

    Roscoe Mitchell reflects on Fred Anderson celebration
    Ever since Chicago tenor saxophone giant Fred Anderson died in 2010, at age 81, his admirers have gathered annually around the time of his birthday to remember him and – of course – to listen to music that evokes his art. The fifth annual...
  • Florida travel calendar for April

    Florida travel calendar for April
    Check out festivals and events in April 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) April 3: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Van Morrison on 'Re-Working the Catalogue' with an all-star lineup

    Van Morrison on 'Re-Working the Catalogue' with an all-star lineup
    Van Morrison is one of the most revered singers and songwriters of the postwar pop music era, which means there’s no shortage of singers eager to collaborate with him. But according to some of those close to the mercurial Irish musician, there are...
  • St. Augustine calendar of events

    St. Augustine calendar of events
    Travel to St. Augustine and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area. April April 3: First Friday Art Walk, St. Augustine. The Art Galleries of Saint Augustine founded and sponsors the award-winning First Friday Art Walk event on...
  • Dance: Memories of dressy nights reflected in Urban Bush Women

    Dance: Memories of dressy nights reflected in Urban Bush Women
    Personal history, family lore, myth, rumor and imagination went into the making of "Hep Hep Sweet Sweet," says choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. "It's about my family's migration from Texas to Kansas City," she says, as part of African-Americans'...
  • Music without borders

    Music without borders
    Many musical artists strive to not be pigeonholed. Dana Leong Trio fits that bill. "We provide a twist on classical instruments, such as bass and cello, mixed with the excitement of electronic elements," Leong said of the group, which performs March...
  • Best bets for March 19

    Best bets for March 19
    Music Big City Dogs: The Broward quartet plays classic rock and blues. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the performance as part of the Marketplace Music Fest weekly concert series. 6 p.m. , Delray Marketplace, 14851 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, free,...