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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Wynton Marsalis leads a lively triple-header with orchestra

    Wynton Marsalis leads a lively triple-header with orchestra
    What's the difference between a great ensemble and a merely fine one? Perhaps it's malleability: the gift for adapting quickly to shifting artistic demands. Certainly Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra showed that skill over...
  • Conciertos y eventos culturales

    Conciertos y eventos culturales
    MÚSICA ELTON JOHN FECHA: 6 de marzo LUGAR: AmericanAirlines Arena 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami HORA: 8 p.m. BOLETOS: $36-$156 CARLOS SANTANA Con Gente De Zona FECHA: 7 de marzo LUGAR: Trump National Doral Miami 4400 NW 87th Ave. HORA:...
  • Allentown's new JazzFest doubles in length, number of acts

    Allentown's new JazzFest doubles in length, number of acts
    Allentown’s new Jazzfest festival has doubled in length, from a three-day to a six-day event, and has nearly doubled the number of performers, adding a singer who has had two Top 20 jazz discs, a New Orleans sax player, a neo-soul project from the...
  • College Notes for March 4

    College concert, fair, honors and more. College of Lake County, Grayslake College fair: The Illinois Regional College Fair will be held at 6 p.m. March 12 at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St. It's a great place for families to...
  • Five Things to do in the Western Suburbs March 6-12

    Looking for something to do this week? Here are five things you can do in the Western Suburbs. North Central College will host Chords for Kids, the ninth annual free concert for children with autism and their families, at 7 p.m. March 7 in Wentz Concert...
  • Come in from the cold for Oak Park's Jazz Thaw

    You'll get a warm feeling at Jazz Thaw. For six hours on Saturday, March 7, you can hear performances by acclaimed local performers at six Oak Park restaurants — for free. "I know there's a lot of jazz lovers in Oak Park," said Shanon Williams,...
  • Herbie Hancock, Aloe Blacc tapped for Playboy Jazz Festival

    Herbie Hancock, Aloe Blacc tapped for Playboy Jazz Festival
    Herbie Hancock will appear with Wayne Shorter, and Ledisi, Aloe Blacc, Terence Blanchard, Tower of Power and Ozomatli are among the other acts tapped for the Playboy Jazz Festival. The festival, now in its 37th year, will be June 13-14 at the...
  • Best bets for March 4

    Best bets for March 4
    Music The Hot Rod Show: George Orr comes to life as Rod Stewart. 7 p.m., The Field Irish Pub, 3281 Griffin Rd , Dania Beach, free, 954-964-5979, thefieldfl.com. David Leon: The jazz saxophonist leads his own quartet and hosts the venue's BackRoom Live...
  • Cassandra Wilson reflects on Billie Holiday at 100

    Cassandra Wilson reflects on Billie Holiday at 100
    Even now, as we approach next month's centennial of Billie Holiday's birth, the singer's story remains swathed in sensationalism. Junkie, prostitute, rape victim, prison inmate, bloodied lover – these are the terms that dominate her biography...
  • Artists to curate new performance series at Kennedy Center

    A new performance series curated by leading artists will help define a new programming slate at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts under its new president, along with festivals celebrating Ireland and something unexpected: skateboarding culture....
  • Playboy Jazz Festival to pay tribute to Gerald Wilson

    The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles' own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father's big band. Los Angeles Philharmonic presenter Laura Connelly says the June 13-14 festival at the...