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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Harry Connick Jr.: Two South Florida concerts set

    Harry Connick Jr.: Two South Florida concerts set
    Fox finally set the season premiere for a new season of “American Idol” this week, but even better news for its fans is that Harry Connick Jr., one of the more cerebral and pleasant hosts in the show’s history, will perform two South...
  • Video: Orlando gospel choir to appear at Dr. Phillips Center show saluting Ray Charles

    Video: Orlando gospel choir to appear at Dr. Phillips Center show saluting Ray Charles
      An Orlando-based gospel choir will perform in the first concert of the "Jazz Roots" series at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. "Jazz Roots: A Larry Rosen Jazz Series" debuts in Orlando on Thursday, Nov. 20, with a concert celebrating...
  • Review: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic at Auditorium Theatre

    Review: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic at Auditorium Theatre
    Any musical organization that survives 10 years in these times deserves to celebrate, but no one could have been fully prepared for what happened Friday night at the Auditorium Theatre. For three hours, minus a brief intermission, the Chicago Jazz...
  • Dominic C. 'Nick' Selvi, teacher and musician

    Dominic C. 'Nick' Selvi, teacher and musician
    Dominic C. "Nick" Selvi, an instrumental music teacher and accomplished saxophonist who taught in Harford County elementary schools, died Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of Stage 4 rectal cancer. The Abingdon resident was 36. "He was embraced...
  • Harry Connick Jr. coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Harry Connick Jr. coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    Harry Connick Jr., who has had more No. 1 jazz albums than any other performer in history and who is seen weekly as a judge on the hit show "American Idol," will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was announced Tuesday. Connick will perform...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January 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) Nov. 28, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015: Poinsetta...
  • Teen film 'Whiplash' reveals anxiety born of winner-take-all America

    My musical career was brief and undistinguished. At my parents' insistence, I played the trumpet for three years in the junior high school band, and it's fair to say I was no Miles Davis. My greatest accomplishment came when I tried to get out of...
  • Harry Connick Jr., jazz icon and 'American Idol' judge, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Harry Connick Jr., jazz icon and 'American Idol' judge, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    Harry Connick Jr., who has had more No. 1 jazz albums than any other performer in history and who is seen weekly as a judge on the hit show “American Idol,” will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Connick will...
  • AEG to televise Coachella, Stagecoach, more festivals on AXS TV next year

    AEG to televise Coachella, Stagecoach, more festivals on AXS TV next year
    No need to brave the sweltering heat, long lines for Porta-Potties and overpriced food during next summer's concert season. Anschutz Entertainment Group, one of the nation's leading concert promoters, will bring more than 70 hours of live performances...
  • Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist

    Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist
    Amid the clatter of cutlery, the whir of a blender grinding ice and the conversational hum of an upscale Charles Village restaurant on a Friday night, two musicians playing a flute and electric guitar are levitating through John Coltrane's "Giant Steps."...
  • How Chicago's jazz scene made a champion of Marquis Hill

    How Chicago's jazz scene made a champion of Marquis Hill
    Earlier this month, a 27-year-old musician steeped in the ways of Chicago jazz won one of the most prestigious jazz competitions in the world. To Marquis Hill, taking top prize in the Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition, which includes a...