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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Ravi Coltrane Quartet At Yale

    Ravi Coltrane Quartet At Yale
    For more than two decades, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane — the son of jazz legends John and Alice Coltrane — has been turning in memorable performances for other leaders (Elvin Jones, Steve Coleman, and most recently Coltrane's cousin Steven...
  • Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll

    Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll
    Chef Matthias Merges said he hesitated at first when the University of Chicago asked him several years ago to open a restaurant in Hyde Park. The owner of acclaimed Yusho and Billy Sunday in hipster haven Logan Square loved the diverse and tightknit South...
  • Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96

    Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Mr. Wilson, who had been in declining health,...
  • Ernest Dawkins' tribute to Mandela kicks off Jazz Fest

    Ernest Dawkins' tribute to Mandela kicks off Jazz Fest
    For the past decade, Chicago bandleader-composer Ernest Dawkins has been composing vast suites dealing head-on with some of the most turbulent chapters of American history. Works such as "UnTill Emmett Till" (about the murder of its title character),...
  • Chicago Jazz Festival guide, from Arkestra to Zenon

    Chicago Jazz Festival guide, from Arkestra to Zenon
    The big weekend has arrived, with visiting stars, Chicago legends and others performing during the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival. Following are shows not to miss, plus highlights of After Fest offerings. All the Jazz Festival shows take place on...
  • Celebrity benefit concert attracts art supporters

    Star-studded red carpet arrivals, a private showing of fine arts and a concert featuring jazz musician Al Jarreau drew in thousands of fans and supporters to the Celebrity Benefit Concert and Pageant at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. Celebrity...
  • For String Player Zach Brock, Improv Comes First

    For String Player Zach Brock, Improv Comes First
    Over the last two decades, as violinist and composer Zach Brock worked toward becoming a full-time jazz musician, he knew that he'd have to prove himself as an improviser first and a string player second. "I wanted to be of the [jazz] scene, where it'...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Blues Bob Thames Saltwater Soul: 11 a.m. Oct. 4, Christmas Park, Canal and Live Oak streets, New Smyrna Beach, free, 386-423-9760. Benjamin Booker: 8 p.m. Oct. 29, The Social, 54 N....
  • Labor Day Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Labor Day Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT National Sandwich Month Belly Shack 1912 N. Western Ave. 773-252-1414 Celebrate the last weekend of National Sandwich Month with—what else?—a tasty sandwich. Bill Kim cooks up an Asian pork meatball sandwich, a twist on a classic...
  • Smash hits coming to Segerstrom Center

    Smash hits coming to Segerstrom Center
    Previewing a theater season at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is like walking into a shoe retailer and eyeing a variety of styles created by the best designers. There is the classic, the vintage and the contemporary. And red patent-leather high-heel...