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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Vijay Iyer keeps redefining his art

    Vijay Iyer keeps redefining his art
    Pianist Vijay Iyer has been working with bassist Stephan Crump and drummer Marcus Gilmore for years, and it shows. Their music conveys an unmistakable sense of spontaneity and expressive freedom, even though it's quite carefully arranged. That was...
  • Best bets for March 19

    Best bets for March 19
    Music Big City Dogs: The Broward quartet plays classic rock and blues. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the performance as part of the Marketplace Music Fest weekly concert series. 6 p.m. , Delray Marketplace, 14851 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, free,...
  • Dance: Memories of dressy nights reflected in Urban Bush Women

    Dance: Memories of dressy nights reflected in Urban Bush Women
    Personal history, family lore, myth, rumor and imagination went into the making of "Hep Hep Sweet Sweet," says choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. "It's about my family's migration from Texas to Kansas City," she says, as part of African-Americans'...
  • Dave Douglas meets Columbia students in bold new music

    Dave Douglas meets Columbia students in bold new music
    There's nothing more inspiring in jazz than watching young musicians sharing a stage with a master composer-improviser. That happens periodically at the Jazz Showcase, when a collegiate band appears alongside a noted soloist, but on Thursday night there...
  • 'Blurred Lines' verdict: In jazz, the vibe is everything

    'Blurred Lines' verdict: In jazz, the vibe is everything
    Jazz may be miles away from pop in terms of financial power -- its intake roughly amounts to the change Pharrell Williams leaves behind in the couch cushions -- but its Twitter community reacted to this week's "Blurred Lines" verdict, in which a jury...
  • 'Marilyn Forever' opera reveals composer Gavin Bryars' collaborative spirit

     'Marilyn Forever' opera reveals composer Gavin Bryars' collaborative spirit
    Since the late 1960s, when he came to the United States to work with John Cage as an assistant and performer, Gavin Bryars has collaborated with some of the biggest stars of the post-World War II avant-garde. Choreographer Merce Cunningham and opera...
  • Duck and cover. Helmet is back

    Duck and cover. Helmet is back
    Even in the grunge era, when record executives were throwing big money at every heavy rock band that sort of reminded them of Nirvana, Helmet's early years were a blur. Singer, guitarist and jazz fanatic Page Hamilton formed the band in 1989; Helmet's...
  • Up North for March 12

    Up North for March 12
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048; http://www.andersonartscenter.com. "Nest," a mixed media fiber installation by Pat Kroth and "Together Again," a group show, on display through...
  • Library Notes for March 11

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Antioch Public Library 757 N. Main St. (847) 395-0874; http://www.apld.info Concert: Irish folksinger Ian Gould will perform contemporary and traditional Irish and Celtic Music at 2 p....
  • Florida travel calendar for March

    Florida travel calendar for March
    Check out festivals and events in March 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) Feb. 7- April 18: Universal Studios...
  • S.F.'s Other Minds concerts create some otherworldly sounds

     S.F.'s Other Minds concerts create some otherworldly sounds
    Other Minds has been a San Francisco new music treat since 1993. Composers and performers broadly representing the experimental side of classical music, jazz, rock, world music, instrument building and whatnot come together for an annual weekend of...