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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Army's touring band to play city's Center for the Arts

    The U.S. Army touring band, the Jazz Ambassadors, is swinging through Florida this month. Delray Beach is one of its 16 Sunshine State stops. "We represent soldiers and service members at home and abroad," said Sgt 1st Class Adam Getz, tour coordinator....
  • Drivetime looks for broader audience at new Nazareth Jazz Festival

    Drivetime looks for broader audience at new Nazareth Jazz Festival
    Percussionist Bernie Capodici of Doylestown has been a part of the Philadelphia jazz scene for more than 35 years. For the past 15, Capodici’s passion has been the band Drivetime, which has released two albums that got airplay on smooth jazz...
  • Lynnie Godfrey has a 'fever' for American standards

    Lynnie Godfrey has a 'fever' for American standards
    Lynnie Godfrey does not just sing her songs. She lives them. "I look for songs that tell a story. I respect the reasons why the lyricist wrote the song. I try to find out where and when it was written, who was it written for and the environment it...
  • Piano master Vijay Iyer preps for Chicago solo show

    Piano master Vijay Iyer preps for Chicago solo show
    New York pianist Vijay Iyer has been giving significant performances in Chicago since the 1990s, his colossal sound and complex improvisations building a fervent following for his work here and around the world. But the past year or so represented a...
  • Weekend preview: The Lovers Key, unlikely soul mates

    Weekend preview: The Lovers Key, unlikely soul mates
    Shortly after they met in 2011, Christopher Moll mentioned to his new songwriting partner, Maco Monthervil, that he dreamed about someday recording their new song “Who’s the One You Love?” in French. “And I said, ‘You know,...
  • Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz

    Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz
    The Poconos will have a huge jazz groove starting Friday¬†Sept.5 when the 37th annual Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts kicks off. The three-day festival celebrating America’s indigenous music style features dance, art, food and some of...
  • Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz

    Celebration of the Arts offers all that jazz
    The Poconos will have a huge jazz groove starting Friday when the 37th annual Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts kicks off. The three-day festival celebrating America's indigenous music style features dance, art, food and some of the genre's...
  • Nine-time Grammy winner who headlined Musikfest returns to play Musikfest Cafe

    Nine-time Grammy winner who headlined Musikfest returns to play Musikfest Cafe
    A nine-time Grammy Award winner who headlined Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival in 2010 and drew 4,900 people will return to the city to play a much smaller venue – Musikfest Caf√© – it was announced. And a blues great we told you more...
  • Liza's protege Johnny Rodgers is back in town

    Liza's protege Johnny Rodgers is back in town
    Back in 2000, a very talented Chicago cabaret singer-pianist decided to try his luck in New York and soon found himself touring the globe with Liza Minnelli. It's the kind of story that aspiring stars dream about, but it happened to Johnny Rodgers,...
  • Saxophonist Zenon gives 36th Jazz Festival its pinnacle

    Saxophonist Zenon gives 36th Jazz Festival its pinnacle
    The final night of the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival reached its apex early, when Puerto Rican saxophonist and MacArthur Fellowship winner Miguel Zenon played the Chicago premiere of music most of the world has not yet heard. Though two major...
  • Harrell, Brown lift up Chicago Jazz Festival

    Harrell, Brown lift up Chicago Jazz Festival
    There were great sets and tedious performances, moments of high inspiration and mediocre achievement, brilliant solos and overbearing ones too. If you stayed long enough at the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, which ends Sunday, you heard it all in an...