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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • The beautifully sculpted music of Rufus Reid

    The beautifully sculpted music of Rufus Reid
    The Miami Beach Jazz Festival will return for a second year on Saturday, Jan. 10, with a bill that lives up to its name: "Living Legends of Jazz." Along with icons such as Bucky Pizzarelli and Monty Alexander, Rufus Reid, Ed Laub, Giacomo Gates, Aria...
  • Best bets for Jan. 11

    Best bets for Jan. 11
    Music Winter Jam: The 20th annual Christian music tour features Grammy-nominated rockers Skrillet. Also appearing are Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Building 429, For King & Country, Family Force 5 and evangelist Tony Nolan. 6 p.m., BB&T Center,...
  • Nick Di Maria Quartet Up Next In Baby Grand Series

    Nick Di Maria Quartet Up Next In Baby Grand Series
    With one foot firmly planted in the Connecticut jazz scene and another dipping into ska (with For Serious), New Haven-based trumpeter and composer Nick Di Maria has carved out a niche for himself over the last decade. His third release, "The Beatnik,"...
  • L.A. Phil to join Playboy Jazz Fest again

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Playboy Jazz Festival are making music together again. After joining forces last year to put on the annual two-day festival at the Hollywood Bowl, the organizations will re-team for the 2015 edition, they were...
  • New resolutions for Chicago jazz

    New resolutions for Chicago jazz
    If New Year's resolutions help us to aspire higher, Chicago jazz could use a few: Boost the Chicago Jazz Festival, Part 1. The Chicago Jazz Festival made significant improvements in 2014, as in its belated embrace of social media, with a dramatically...
  • At The Alfond Inn, a new year to find ways to innovate

    At The Alfond Inn, a new year to find ways to innovate
    With the start of 2015, the Alfond Inn has a new year’s resolution: to continue to find innovative programs that bring more people to the boutique hotel. The hotel, which opened in August 2013, has been successful in its year and a half of...
  • Sounds of summer beckon at Grant Park

    Sounds of summer beckon at Grant Park
    While portents of change echo across the local summer music landscape, one hot-weather classical enterprise that remains impervious to change, justifiably so, is the Grant Park Music Festival. Given the successful marriage of municipal sponsorship and...
  • Coachella 2015 makes space for rockers and ravers this year

    At this year's Coachella, it's glow sticks down, lighters up. In the festival's 2015 lineup announcement, the great beer-crushing classic rock act AC/DC, jazz-jamming curmudgeons Steely Dan and the sad-rap seducer Drake are among the headliners. It's...
  • Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots

    Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots
    Winter is, or ought to be, museum season. Outdoor activities do not beckon, or ought not to, especially here in the flatland. And everyone in the house is, or ought to be, stir-crazy. Our area's museums have responded by planning shows on subjects ranging...
  • De La Soul goes Hypnotic; rap and jazz merge

    De La Soul goes Hypnotic; rap and jazz merge
    At 5 years old, Gabriel Hubert picked up the trumpet. Then his parents bought him a cornet. He was happy. "My first few weeks I was amazed and astonished," he recalls. The feeling didn't last. His father, Chicago avant-garde jazz trumpeter Kelan Phil...
  • Tammy McCann settles into a new music venue

    Tammy McCann settles into a new music venue
    Tammy McCann's fans – and they are growing in number – long have wished there was a spot where the charismatic Chicago singer could be heard weekly. Not just periodically at festivals, concerts and club dates, but steadily in an engagement...