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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Hyde Park Jazz Fest schedule announced

     Hyde Park Jazz Fest schedule announced
    Flutist Nicole Mitchell, singer Dee Alexander with saxophonist Oliver Lake, pianist Craig Taborn and the Kenwood Academy Jazz Band will headline the eighth annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival, running Sept. 27-28 in several locations. Following is the...
  • Rick Braun feels the rhythm on new CD

    "Honest, energetic and rhythmic" is how trumpeter Rick Braun describes his 16th solo record, "Can You Feel It" to be released Tuesday. "It's a feel-good record," says Braun, an Allentown native. There is a constant groove throughout, with the funk guitar...
  • Jazz fireworks for a holiday weekend

    Jazz fireworks for a holiday weekend
    The jazz tempo does not slow for the holiday weekend. Among the highlights: Paul Marinaro: Connoisseurs of music in Chicago long have known that Marinaro owns one of the most plush and malleable bass-baritones to be heard today. But it wasn't until...
  • Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend

    Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight--Holiday celebrations Brevard   City of Cocoa 4th of July Celebration: Brevard Symphony Orchestra  will play patriotic selections at a fireworks display over the  Indian...
  • Pharrell leaves Montreux festival fans wanting more

    By Stephanie Nebehay MONTREUX, Switzerland, July 7 (Reuters) - Pharrell Williams gave a slick concert for a pumped-up crowd at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Monday night, but some fans were less than happy when he left the famed stage after just an hour....
  • Wethersfield Hosts Free Summer Concert Series

    Wethersfield Hosts Free Summer Concert Series
    WETHERSFIELD -- The Wethersfield Historical Society's free summer concert series kicks off Tuesday evening with the big band sounds of the Paul King Orchestra. The first of three "Keeney Koolers" concerts sponsored by the society is planned for 6:30 p....
  • Singer snags scholarship honoring New Trier grad

     Singer snags scholarship honoring New Trier grad
    Forging something worthwhile and lasting from tragedy is difficult at best, but the Sarah C. McCausland New Trier Performing Arts Scholarship was created this year to do just that. Sarah, a 2013 New Trier High School graduate, was very active in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Norman Gage/Kenny Reed Quintet At The Windsor Art Center

    The Norman Gage/Kenny Reed Quintet will perform at the Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St., Windsor, on Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. Norman Gage, saxophonist, is a long-time contributor to the Hartford jazz scene. He led his own 13 piece jazz band in the...
  • Paul Horn dies at 84; Grammy winner was a pioneer of New Age music

    Paul Horn dies at 84; Grammy winner was a pioneer of New Age music
    Paul Horn, a Grammy-winning alto saxophonist and flutist whose career reached from mainstream contemporary jazz to pioneering efforts in music that came to be known as New Age, has died. He was 84. Horn died June 29 at his home in Vancouver, Canada,...
  • This jazz man can testify

    Even now, at 86 years old, Ernie Andrews remains the ebullient entertainer. The blues singer, whose resume lists everything from joining the Harry James Orchestra to recording with Columbia Records to playing a leading part in the documentary film...
  • Review: Paul Marinaro brings fireworks to Jazz Showcase

    Review: Paul Marinaro brings fireworks to Jazz Showcase
    The past year has been transformational for Chicago singer Paul Marinaro, who – after a long period of struggle – suddenly found himself playing the city's best jazz rooms. What happened? In essence, he shifted from relative obscurity to...