| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:48 AM
No event in Orchestra Hall's jazz season generates greater anticipation or larger audiences than a residency by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
And none of this year's three concerts, starting Friday, will make a bigger...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:41 AM
A very hot winter in jazz:
Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band; Carlos Henriquez Quintet: Symphony Center's jazz season continues with a high-powered double-bill featuring the Palmieri's septet and a quintet led by bassist Henriquez, best known for his...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 7:49 AM
Considering that he has been playing jazz in Chicago – and around the world – since the 1960s, saxophonist Ari Brown doesn't have to prove anything to anyone.
Yet there he was Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase, offering up a slew of...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:23 AM
Last Sunday evening, I had my first sip of South End Session Ale, a gentle and perfectly satisfying pale ale from SaltWater Brewery in Delray Beach that did the job while allowing me to maintain my paternal bearing on an afternoon spent with kids watching...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:30 AM
From the very first, "Whiplash" has survived and thrived by being the different drummer — philosophically, metaphorically, literally. It's a $3.3-million indie outside shot that somehow keeps hitting the mark. Now it's got five Oscar nominations...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:09 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:45 AM
When he was 26 years old, Chicago pianist Robert Irving III joined the band of one of the most revered musicians in jazz: Miles Davis.
Irving played with Davis from 1979 to 1988, serving as music director and foil for a profoundly creative jazz...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:01 PM
Love is in the air in February, when Valentine's Day shouts its presence. But if you haven't already booked a getaway, you can indulge at other times of year at these accommodations in out-of-the-ordinary destinations that promise sunshine, crashing waves...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:49 AM
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...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Philadelphia hip-hop/blues band G. Love & Special Sauce went into the studio late last year to record its first album in five years. Frontman Garrett Dutton thought the original sessions produced fine music, but others weren’t so sure.
| Feb 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Check out festivals and events in February 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)
Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...