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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Nellie McKay lightens up in Allentown for nostalgic jazz trip with Turtle Island Quartet

    Nellie McKay lightens up in Allentown for nostalgic jazz trip with Turtle Island Quartet
    On the surface, a Nellie McKay performance might seem to be something from another time. Wearing a modestly cut pastel or floral print dress, the 32-year-old with golden Shirley Temple curls can sing Broadway show tunes and the classic jazz-era songs...
  • Freebie Friday: coffee and other free stuff this week

    Freebie Friday: coffee and other free stuff this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Get free coffee on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29 Dunkin’ Donuts Guests can walk into any participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the Orlando area and receive a free medium cup...
  • Review: Sean Jones trumpets high-energy jazz

    Review: Sean Jones trumpets high-energy jazz
    The powerhouse quartet that trumpeter Sean Jones led Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase hit hard from the outset and never let up. Sure, Jones played ballads and blues, but even at his most introspective, he conveyed considerable melodic ardor and...
  • Chicago is still blowing its own horns

    Chicago is still blowing its own horns
    James Pankow recently turned 67 years old. He has been playing trombone in the rock band Chicago for almost a half-century now. "But when I get on stage," he says, "I'm suddenly 14 years old. I can go on stage with strep throat and a 103-degree fever,...
  • Fest planner: Sept. 26-28

    Fest planner: Sept. 26-28
    The last weekend of September is as bittersweet as a strong latte sipped while crunching leaves under your boots and adjusting your scarf. OK, we're not quite that far into fall territory yet, but this is the last week of 2014 for RedEye's fest section....
  • BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'

    BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been showing a lot of love for the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore and the poem Francis Scott Key was inspired to write after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry. The BSO celebrated that anniversary...
  • Latin Grammys 2014: Complete list of nominees

    The Latin Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 2014 Latin Grammy Awards on Wednesday. Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 accrued the most accolades for their second consecutive year with nine nominations, including record of the year and album of...
  • Chico Freeman lights up Englewood Jazz Festival

    Chico Freeman lights up Englewood Jazz Festival
    Some Chicago jazz musicians double as social activists, using music to change lives. Saxophonist Ernest Dawkins, for instance, grew up in and around Englewood and has been fervently devoted to his South Side neighborhood, creating a jazz festival that...
  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is the soloist, playing Lalo's "Symphonie Espagnole" on the season opener under the baton of music director Alan Heatherington. Dvorak's "Carnival Overture" and Brahms' Fourth Symphony complete the...
  • On the Town: The stars align for salsa at Burroughs

    On the Town: The stars align for salsa at Burroughs
    Last week's heat spell was nothing more than a mere memory as the mix of cool jazz and hot salsa blended together and rendered a perfect late-summer evening as John Burroughs High School's Instrumental Music Assn. presented its annual "Salsa Under the...
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape
    A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore. Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...