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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • The jazz stars shine over Elmhurst

    The jazz stars shine over Elmhurst
    Why are two bona fide jazz legends – 88-year-old saxophonist Jimmy Heath and 87-year-old bandleader Bill Holman – playing the western suburb of Elmhurst this weekend? For the same reason that trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, drummer Louie Bellson,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 22 'Artful Adventure' An opening reception will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for an exhibit at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, that is a collaboration among three magnet schools' visual arts departments: Bates...
  • Classical album is a gathering of forces

    Classical album is a gathering of forces
    Never let it be said that concert pianist Gloria Cheng isn’t up for a challenge. She’s known for tackling some of the knottiest and most technically difficult contemporary classical music of the last century. Nor does she lack for inspired...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities are offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Income tax help Assistance for seniors through VITA is available Mondays through April 10. Bates Alumni Day...
  • Game over? Not at the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

    Game over? Not at the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
    On Saturday, part of downtown Lake Worth will resemble the video-game landscape of "Super Mario Bros." West Palm Beach's Ken Mullen and Hector Diaz, aka the Chalk Guys, will adorn the street with koopa shells, a slumbering Mario, a yellow-coin-...
  • Five things to do this weekend in the south suburbs

    Five things to do this weekend in the south suburbs
    1. Chocolate Fest, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Homewood Flossmoor Park District Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road, Homewood; 708-957-0300; village.homewood.il.us/ Go for the chocolate, stay for the chocolate and the live music, baking demonstrations and...
  • Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program
    Patti Austin may be the only person in town delighted with the weather. The Grammy-winning vocal artist, who will salute Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pops program, couldn’t sound more...
  • Prairie State College Jazz Fest celebrates 27 years of talent

    Prairie State College Jazz Fest celebrates 27 years of talent
    Jazz is all about feeling, connecting and collaborating through music. The fact that so much of it is improvised only adds to the casual appeal. "It's democracy in action, because it requires such good communication skills," said Valerie Nicholson,...
  • Chicago Jazz Orchestra sets an ambitious new tempo

    Chicago Jazz Orchestra sets an ambitious new tempo
    From June through December of last year, Chicago music lovers and waves of tourists crowded Andy's Jazz Club to hear something great: one of the best big bands in the country shaking up the place every Monday night. Though Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz...
  • Third Annual Jazz Festival At Yale

    Third Annual Jazz Festival At Yale
    For years, college musicians hooked up to jam through the ubiquitous "musicians wanted" fliers you'd see around campus. More recently, Craig's List put a minor dent in that practice (you still see those signs around), while players have devised all...
  • On the Town: Talented Bulldogs keep things swinging

    On the Town: Talented Bulldogs keep things swinging
    With art and music programs falling victim to dwindling budgets in so many public schools throughout the United States, it is encouraging to know that is not the case in Burbank. It’s due to the foresight, commitment and active diligence of...