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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Concert review: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer at Constellation

    Concert review: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer at Constellation
    Right away, it was clear this wasn't going to be your typical jazz set. Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz – at 87 a certifiable jazz legend – stepped into the spotlight at Constellation on Friday night in the company of just one musician: 33-year-...
  • Four Seasons Founder Bob Gaudio Tells Stories Behind 'Jersey Boys'

    Four Seasons Founder Bob Gaudio Tells Stories Behind  'Jersey Boys'
    After languishing for decades on old jukeboxes, wedding-DJ playlists and your mom's favorite radio stations, the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons — think "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night),"...
  • Greg Diamond Jazz Group At Buttonwood Tree

    Greg Diamond Jazz Group At Buttonwood Tree
    Guitar-centric jazz attracts mainly two broadly defined, overlapping audiences: people who simply like jazz and will flock to hear good players, regardless of what instruments they play; and other, guitar-obsessed freaks, for whom prowess on an electric...
  • Five things to do this weekend in the south suburbs

    Five things to do this weekend in the south suburbs
    1. Chocolate Fest, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Homewood Flossmoor Park District Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road, Homewood; 708-957-0300; village.homewood.il.us/ Go for the chocolate, stay for the chocolate and the live music, baking demonstrations and...
  • Les Violons du Roy plays Mozart, Haydn at Lafayette

    Les Violons du Roy plays Mozart, Haydn at Lafayette
    The regal-sounding Les Violons du Roy chamber orchestra takes its name from the renowned string orchestra of the court of the French kings. Based in Quebec City, the orchestra was formed in 1984 by Bernard Labadie, who still serves as its conductor and...
  • Allentown's JazzFest doubles in length, number of acts

    Allentown's new JazzFest has expanded from a three-day event announced a month ago with five performers to a six-day event that has added a singer who has had two Top 20 jazz discs, a New Orleans sax player, a neo-soul project from the Baltimore-...
  • Standout pianist from Gary to perform at Jazz Showcase

    Traipsing his fingers over the keys has been Billy Foster's lifeblood, a talent that has earned the Gary pianist a stellar reputation in Northwest Indiana and the greater Chicago area. Foster puts those talents on display Tuesday when the Billy Foster...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. HARRY CONNICK JR. Harry Connick Jr. these days is best-known as the closest thing to a real judge on “American Idol” — basically the only one of the three celebrity panelists to tell...
  • David Sanchez launches an experiment in jazz

    David Sanchez launches an experiment in jazz
    Back in 1994, an emerging Puerto Rican saxophonist named David Sanchez announced himself to Chicago audiences in the boldest way possible: playing alongside another phenom-in-the-making, Panamanian pianist Danilo Perez. The twenty-something musicians...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Elmira College Dean's List EAST WINDSOR - Madison Carolus '18, of the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, was named to the Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the fall 2014 term at Elmira College. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a...
  • Grammy winning Melissa Manchester 'at a new beginning'

    Grammy winning Melissa Manchester 'at a new beginning'
    MOUNT DORA — She had monster hits with "Midnight Blue," "Don't Cry Out Loud" and "Whenever I Call You Friend," which she co-wrote with Kenny Loggins in 1978. But Melissa Manchester won her Grammy for a song she didn't want to record. "You Should...