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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Maryland Family's summer-camp guide 2015

    Maryland Family's summer-camp guide 2015
    It's time to start thinking about summer camp, and this guide, which is a special advertising section of the Baltimore Sun Media Group, is an invaluable resource for Baltimore-area families. Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 11 In concert The Howard County Concert Orchestra presents the music of composers of African heritage, an art display from the African Art Museum of Maryland and multi-media artist Denee Bar, 4 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, 9120...
  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
    Looking for some fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here are a few of your entertainment options.  There is plenty of good jazz music in Williamsburg this weekend. Jae Sinnett will be playing at the Williamsburg Regional Library theater...
  • Review: Ari Brown at Jazz Showcase

    Review: Ari Brown at Jazz Showcase
    Considering that he has been playing jazz in Chicago – and around the world – since the 1960s, saxophonist Ari Brown doesn't have to prove anything to anyone. Yet there he was Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase, offering up a slew of...
  • Weekend preview: Beer, blues, sneakers and a whale

    Weekend preview: Beer, blues, sneakers and a whale
    Last Sunday evening, I had my first sip of South End Session Ale, a gentle and perfectly satisfying pale ale from SaltWater Brewery in Delray Beach that did the job while allowing me to maintain my paternal bearing on an afternoon spent with kids watching...
  • Oscars 2015: Indie outside shot 'Whiplash' keeps hitting the mark

    From the very first, "Whiplash" has survived and thrived by being the different drummer — philosophically, metaphorically, literally. It's a $3.3-million indie outside shot that somehow keeps hitting the mark. Now it's got five Oscar nominations...
  • Piano great Robert Irving III nurtures the Generations

    Piano great Robert Irving III nurtures the Generations
    When he was 26 years old, Chicago pianist Robert Irving III joined the band of one of the most revered musicians in jazz: Miles Davis. Irving played with Davis from 1979 to 1988, serving as music director and foil for a profoundly creative jazz...
  • Joe Henry is much more than a serial collaborator

    Joe Henry is much more than a serial collaborator
    Joe Henry is a low-key renaissance man. The respected singer-songwriter, author and Grammy-winning producer has steadily built a multifaceted career of enviable scope. His 13th solo album, "Invisible Hour," was self-produced and released in June on his...
  • Metheny, Redman, other jazz stars celebrate bassist Charlie Haden at memorial concert

    Pat Metheny, Josh Redman and other jazz stars turned out for a memorial concert to celebrate the music and life of Charlie Haden, one of the most influential bassists in jazz history. Singer Ruth Cameron Haden, who hosted Tuesday night's gathering at...
  • Saxophonists celebrate Dexter Gordon and Jackie McLean

    Saxophonists celebrate Dexter Gordon and Jackie McLean
    Dexter Gordon and Jackie McLean stand as outsized figures in the history of jazz, high-powered saxophonists steeped in the language of bebop and, in McLean's case, its offshoots. No one is going to match the thunder of Gordon's tenor saxophone nor the...
  • Botti, Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John to play 2015 Newport Jazz Festival

    Grammy-winning trumpeter Chris Botti, vocalist Cassandra Wilson and Dr. John are among the biggest names playing this year's Newport Jazz Festival. Festival producer George Wein (WEEN) announced the lineup Tuesday for the festival, which will be held...