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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....
  • 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...
  • Sinnett & Symphony - jazz, with strings attached

    Sinnett & Symphony - jazz, with strings attached
     Local jazz man Jae Sinnett has confirmed that he and his trio will be performing with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra on Friday, Oct. 10, at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News.  That is part of a package of new shows the Ferguson Center...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation To Offer Free Concert

    On Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m., Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation will present a free concert. Surrounded by the cemetery's historic memorial grounds, Music Among the Memorials will feature Stacy Phillips & Paul Howard. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Flying Lotus announces new album 'You're Dead!' for October

    Flying Lotus announces new album 'You're Dead!' for October
    The Los Angeles artist Flying Lotus announced that his next album -- “You’re Dead!” -- will be released on Oct. 7, his birthday. He tweeted Tuesday morning: “Finally!So much went into this one. Lots of talented artists helped...
  • Single Wing Turquoise Bird flashes back to its '60s light shows

     Single Wing Turquoise Bird flashes back to its '60s light shows
    It's not your typical Vegas-style light show. Single Wing Turquoise Bird formed in 1968 to create light shows at the Shrine Auditorium for the likes of Cream, the Who and the Velvet Underground. The experimental arts collective devised baroque visual...
  • Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans' oldest jazz musician, dies at 103

    July 19 (Reuters) - Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans' oldest jazz musician, died on Saturday days after his 103rd birthday, local media reported. Ferbos stayed active long after reaching his century and last performed in public in March, CBS...
  • Pitchfork day 2: St. Vincent rocks, Neutral Milk Hotel reunites

    Pitchfork day 2: St. Vincent rocks, Neutral Milk Hotel reunites
    Reports from Saturday, day two at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 1 p.m.: Twin Peaks guitarist Cadien Lake James gets today's Purple Heart for playing in a wheelchair with a broken ankle. The...
  • Folks Operetta has a 'Ball' with musical rarity

    Ravinia music director James Conlon's "Breaking the Silence" crusade to rescue musical works by Jewish composers suppressed by the Nazis and forgotten in the postwar era has found its light-opera counterpart at Chicago Folks Operetta. The troupe has...