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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Complete list of shows at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

     Complete list of shows at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
    Representatives of Orlando's new downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday unveiled many of the shows to be presented during the venue's first year of operation. They will join previously announced performances such as touring...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for Dad, and more

    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   FREEBIE SPOTLIGHT—“DAD” Free stuff to do with Dad this weekend Downtown Longwood Cruise In Car Show: There will be car displays,  music and food. 5-8 p.m. June 14,...
  • After the Philly Pops: Peter Nero on to new musical adventures

    You want Tchaikovsky with your Richard Rodgers? Maybe some Rachmaninoff with your Eric Carmen? For 50 years, pianist/conductor Peter Nero has been the go-to guy for mixing up the classical, jazz and pop worlds. Since founding the Philly Pops in 1979,...
  • Marcus Roberts swings the Modern Jazz Generation

    Marcus Roberts swings the Modern Jazz Generation
    Jazz musicians are not often profiled on TV's "60 Minutes," but the long-running news magazine earlier this year aimed its high-profile lens at one of the best: pianist Marcus Roberts. The piece, reported by another eminent jazz musician –...
  • Southland communities line up free music

    Southland communities line up free music
    Grab a blanket and gather the gang for some fresh air and free tunes as villages are starting free outdoor concerts. "I have people call me in March asking for event dates because they plan their family parties to correspond with our summer events,"...
  • Jeremy Denk, in words and music

    Jeremy Denk, in words and music
    These are illustrious times for the pianist and writer Jeremy Denk. Last year he won a MacArthur "genius" Fellowship, was named Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year and signed a book contract to expand a New Yorker article about piano lessons....
  • Richard Thompson, Ozomatli among free concerts at Levitt Pavilions

    Richard Thompson, Ozomatli among free concerts at Levitt Pavilions
    Influential British guitarist, singer and songwriter Richard Thompson, satirical folk rocker Loudon Wainwright III, world-music champion David Lindley and East L.A. funk-rock collective Ozomatli are among the acts slated for free concerts this summer...
  • 2014 Connecticut Music Award Winners

    2014 Connecticut Music Award Winners
    As a part of the third-annual Connecticut Music Awards, we asked readers in April to vote for their favorite bands and artists from around the state. Here are the results. Thanks for voting, and congratulations to the winners. Album of the Year: James...
  • LACMA exhibit on John Altoon shows his jazzy, seductive touch

     LACMA exhibit on John Altoon shows his jazzy, seductive touch
    For a brief, shining moment in the 1960s, John Altoon was the great American painter of the great American sexual revolution. Voluptuous color and luxurious interpenetrations of sensuous forms conspired to make messy, elegant, often witty abstract...
  • Abair to launch album at jazz fest

    Mindi Abair has a party coming up this weekend in Newport Beach — and she'd like her guests to take home a lot of party favors. The saxophonist, who has had five releases in Billboard's top 10 jazz albums chart, will throw a launch party for her...
  • Lee Hyla, Northwestern composer, 1952-2014

    Lee Hyla, Northwestern composer, 1952-2014
    Lee Hyla's friends, colleagues and students remember him as a supportive musical colleague and a composer with a profoundly individual voice. The vivid extremes of expression that made his music so compelling owed as much, they said, to his experience...