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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Jazz bassist now a leading player

    Jazz bassist now a leading player
    Readers of this byline may recall a feature on the jazz at Glendale's Neat Bar in the Glendale News-Press in March 2012. While the bar itself and the band were worthy enough subjects, the big discovery that night was young bassist Katie Thiroux and her...
  • Thousands boogie at first of five-part Concert in the Park series

    For longtime Costa Mesa resident Dan Duenes, nothing signals the beginning of summer quite like the Concerts in the Park series at Fairview Park. The Westside resident has been attending the free annual concerts with his wife and two children for...
  • Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith lead Angel City Jazz fest lineup

    Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith lead Angel City Jazz fest lineup
    The Angel City Jazz Festival has its 2014 lineup, and in a sense the annual celebration of improvisation has gone back to where it started. Presented by the Jazz Bakery and co-produced by Angel City Arts, this year's bill remains no less forward-looking...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, L.A. callbacks

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, L.A. callbacks
    Callbacks in Los Angeles (actually Pasadena), where 157 hopefuls will be winnowed down to 20 finalists. There will be tears, injuries and mental breakdowns, one assumes. Joining Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe at the judges' table are Adam Shankman...
  • 'Rhythm on River' fest to have music and more

    'Rhythm on River' fest to have music and more
    The fourth annual "Rhythm on the River" festival will feature more than just music this year. Before heading inside the Arcada Theatre to hear some jazz, festival-goers will have the chance to check out antique cars from the 1930s and watch a swing...
  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

    Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was announced...
  • Singer Dianne Mower Closes Out A Hartford Jazz Mainstay

    Singer Dianne Mower Closes Out A Hartford Jazz Mainstay
    On Saturday, June 28, singer Dianne Mower and a cast of top-notch musicians will head to Hartford's Japanalia Eiko to perform a diverse program of songs by Burt Bacharach, Dave Brubeck and everything in between. This is nothing new; for the past half-...
  • Jazz at 226

    WINDSOR- Saxophonist and composer Mike Casey will perform with his duo@226, Saturday, June 28, at 7 p.m. at 226 Broad Street, Windsor. Tickets are $15 and are available on line at 226jazz.org or at 230 Broad Street. Information is available by calling...
  • Concert review: Moutin Factory Quintet at the Green Mill

    If the Moutin Factory Quintet had played with any more enthusiasm Friday night at the Green Mill Jazz Club, the pillar holding up the ceiling might not still be standing. But we're not talking about mere volume. The band's first set opened big and ended...
  • Hampton Jazz Festival features new and familiar faces

    Hampton Jazz Festival features new and familiar faces
    Jackie Scott has attended several Hampton Jazz Festivals as a spectator, but next weekend will mark her first time as a performer at the event. By contrast, Dave Koz will be performing at the festival for the seventh time – but he knows what it'...
  • Charles Dexter: Doctor had the hands of a pianist, and a passion for jazz

    Charles Dexter: Doctor had the hands of a pianist, and a passion for jazz
    The front foyer of Charles Dexter's lakefront house was inlaid with white and black marble in the shape of piano keys. In the great room looking out on Lake Killarney, off to the right, was a Kawai concert grand piano with room enough for a jazz quartet....