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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Game over? Not at the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

    Game over? Not at the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
    On Saturday, part of downtown Lake Worth will resemble the video-game landscape of "Super Mario Bros." West Palm Beach's Ken Mullen and Hector Diaz, aka the Chalk Guys, will adorn the street with koopa shells, a slumbering Mario, a yellow-coin-...
  • Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'

     Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'
    Damien Chazelle braced himself for disaster. It was opening night at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Chazelle's movie "Whiplash" was about to have its premiere in front of a packed house in Park City, Utah. Just six years out of college, Chazelle...
  • Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program
    Patti Austin may be the only person in town delighted with the weather. The Grammy-winning vocal artist, who will salute Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pops program, couldn’t sound more...
  • Chicago Humanities Festival has new artistic director

    Chicago Humanities Festival has new artistic director
    The Chicago Humanities Festival said it would name on Wednesday Jonathan Elmer its new artistic director, a half-time position that helps guide the festival's programming choices and serves as one of its public faces. Elmer, 54, is a professor of...
  • Chicago Dance Crash gets experimental for Dance Center show

    Chicago Dance Crash gets experimental for Dance Center show
    On the brink of its 13th season, Chicago Dance Crash is still doing what it does best: changing things up. This risk-taking fusion troupe — whose native styles range from ballet and break dance to acrobatics and capoeira — has produced shows...
  • Diana Krall reveals her pop side on 'Wallflower' which includes new McCartney song

    Singer-pianist Diana Krall wants to make one thing clear about "Wallflower," her new CD: It's a pop album, not a jazz album. For her 12th album, Krall enlisted fellow British Columbian David Foster, a 16-time Grammy winner. Foster did the arrangements...
  • The African Beat Of Antibalas, Zap Mama Coming To Storrs

    The African Beat Of Antibalas, Zap Mama Coming To Storrs
    Before phonographs and commercial radio, Western listeners were better prepared to hear music in chunks lasting more than, say, your typical three-minute pop song. There were folk songs that sometimes went on for 10 or 12 verses; even "The Star Spangled...
  • Wynton Marsalis reaches out to the young

    Wynton Marsalis reaches out to the young
    No event in Orchestra Hall's jazz season generates greater anticipation or larger audiences than a residency by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. And none of this year's three concerts, starting Friday, will make a bigger...
  • Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone

    Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone
    The Hollywood Bowl is going especially big — and broad — this summer. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is expected to announce a 2015 lineup that is particularly diverse, in keeping with the Bowl's longtime philosophy of offering a...
  • RHAM hosts Hebron's Got Talent

    The second-annual Hebron's Got Talent competition on Feb. 6 brought an eclectic mix of performers to the RHAM High School auditorium. Judging this year's event was an equally eclectic group. Chris Ambrose is a retired local educator with 50 years of...
  • Louis Prima Tribute At Seven Angels

    Louis Prima Tribute At Seven Angels
    Louis Prima is widely considered to be one of the greatest entertainers of the 20th century. If the tribute show "The Wildest! — Hip, Cool and Swingin!, The Musical Sounds of Louis Prima & Keely Smith" can conjure up even a smidgen of the magic of...