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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Review: 'Low Down'

    Review: 'Low Down'
    It'll be a chilly day in hell before John Hawkes gets an Oscar nomination for his work in the cinematic memoir "Low Down," given the focus on Michael Keaton for "Birdman" and Benedict Cumberbatch for "The Imitation Game" and so on. So be it. "Low Down"...
  • Review: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic at Auditorium Theatre

    Review: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic at Auditorium Theatre
    Any musical organization that survives 10 years in these times deserves to celebrate, but no one could have been fully prepared for what happened Friday night at the Auditorium Theatre. For three hours, minus a brief intermission, the Chicago Jazz...
  • Celebrating Charlie Parker with a wide-ranging festival

    Celebrating Charlie Parker with a wide-ranging festival
    He was the greatest jazz virtuoso to pick up a saxophone and a primary architect of the musical language we call bebop. The short and turbulent life of Charlie Parker ended on March 12, 1955, when he was 34 years old, a musical genius felled by drugs...
  • Jazz picks: Miguel Zenon, Pharoah Sanders and more

    Jazz picks: Miguel Zenon, Pharoah Sanders and more
    A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming this weekend. Ross Hammond and Jeff Parker at Battery Books Though guitarist Ross Hammond is based in Sacramento, he deserves honorary local status in his many collaborations with fixtures on the L.A....
  • 'Broadway & Beyond' opens Dr. Phillips Center in grand style

    'Broadway & Beyond' opens Dr. Phillips Center in grand style
    "No theater is complete without an audience," actor Michael Urie said late in Saturday's opening performance at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando. At the rousing "Broadway & Beyond," an opening-night crowd estimated...
  • Patti LaBelle Talks About 'American Horror Story' And Her Long Music Career

    Patti LaBelle Talks About 'American Horror Story' And Her Long Music Career
    Patti LaBelle had the flu recently but she insisted there was no need for concern. "I'm just a little sick," LaBelle said while calling in for an interview from her suburban Philadelphia home. "Don't worry about me." The iconic singer is in much...
  • BEST BETS

    BEST BETS
    Music Dave Mason's Traffic Jam: The British singer/guitarist found fame as one of the founding members of the group Traffic. He went solo in 1970 and scored with such singles as "We Just Disagree," "Let it Flow" and "Only You Know and I Know." 8 p.m....
  • Musical theater star John Davidson joins `Wicked' cast

    Veteran television and musical theater star John Davidson heads up a quartet of new performers joining the Broadway production of "Wicked" when the tour opens Nov. 26 in Norfolk's Chrysler Hall. Davidson is returning to the role of the Wizard after...
  • Review: Bobby Broom has 'Shining Hour' at Jazz Showcase

    Review: Bobby Broom has 'Shining Hour' at Jazz Showcase
    Chicago guitarist Bobby Broom chose well in naming his most recent album "My Shining Hour," for this year has amounted to a glowing passage in his career. The recording has won richly deserved critical praise and listener popularity, but that's just...
  • Teen film 'Whiplash' reveals anxiety born of winner-take-all America

    My musical career was brief and undistinguished. At my parents' insistence, I played the trumpet for three years in the junior high school band, and it's fair to say I was no Miles Davis. My greatest accomplishment came when I tried to get out of...
  • A teen and her artist/addict father

    "Your father is very concerned for your welfare," Sheila Albany tells her estranged 15-year-old daughter, Amy-Jo, whose story is told in the true-life drama "Low Down." "(He) fears that . . . that you suffer from a sort of self-loathing." A moving,...