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Jazz (Music Genre)

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Top Jazz (Music Genre) Articles

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  • Pianist, Saxophonist Up Next In Baby Grand Jazz Series

    Pianist, Saxophonist Up Next In Baby Grand Jazz Series
    On "Crossing Paths," pianist Dariusz Terefenko teams with saxophonist and West Hartford native Alexa Tarantino for an evocative, occasionally noir-ish set of standards and originals, visiting a range of moods and shadings each player thoroughly seems to...
  • The 'Dedication' of a young pianist

    Justin Kauflin is a 28-year-old jazz pianist from Virginia Beach. Quincy Jones is a 79-year-old legend – winner of 27 Grammy Awards, producer of singers ranging from Sinatra to Michael Jackson, with a net worth measured in the hundreds of millions....
  • Jazz vocalist Diane Schuur at Jazziz in Boca Raton

    Jazz vocalist Diane Schuur at Jazziz in Boca Raton
    Possessed of one of the most elastic voices in contemporary jazz, with a courageous and sure affinity for scatting, the Grammy-winning singer takes a look back to two friends and mentors on her latest album, "I Remember You: With Love to Stan and Frank,"...
  • Review: The buoyant art of Sheila Jordan at the Green Mill

    Review: The buoyant art of Sheila Jordan at the Green Mill
    What's the sound of youth? On Friday night it was a voice that swooped and soared, a music that bounded from one offbeat to the next, an imagination that invented lyrics and melodies and riffs on the spot, just like that. In other words, it was the...
  • Sounds of summer beckon at Grant Park

    Sounds of summer beckon at Grant Park
    While portents of change echo across the local summer music landscape, one hot-weather classical enterprise that remains impervious to change, justifiably so, is the Grant Park Music Festival. Given the successful marriage of municipal sponsorship and...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities are offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Glory of Love A musical program with husband-and-wife team Frank and Trish Curreri performing love songs...
  • Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots

    Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots
    Winter is, or ought to be, museum season. Outdoor activities do not beckon, or ought not to, especially here in the flatland. And everyone in the house is, or ought to be, stir-crazy. Our area's museums have responded by planning shows on subjects ranging...
  • De La Soul goes Hypnotic; rap and jazz merge

    De La Soul goes Hypnotic; rap and jazz merge
    At 5 years old, Gabriel Hubert picked up the trumpet. Then his parents bought him a cornet. He was happy. "My first few weeks I was amazed and astonished," he recalls. The feeling didn't last. His father, Chicago avant-garde jazz trumpeter Kelan Phil...
  • Old friends to meet again on the jazz stage

    Old friends to meet again on the jazz stage
    In the early 1980s, a group of hot young players from around the country made names for themselves in New York. They weren’t free-jazz avant-gardists, neo-beboppers, electronic funksters or a part of Wynton Marsalis’ “young men in suits&...
  • Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall

    Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall
    The music we generically call "Latin jazz" can be viscerally exciting or intriguingly cerebral. On Friday night in Orchestra Hall it was both, though sometimes to extremes. At 78, Eddie Palmieri holds revered status as pianist-bandleader, his work...
  • Tammy McCann settles into a new music venue

    Tammy McCann settles into a new music venue
    Tammy McCann's fans – and they are growing in number – long have wished there was a spot where the charismatic Chicago singer could be heard weekly. Not just periodically at festivals, concerts and club dates, but steadily in an engagement...