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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 'The Wrecking Crew!' finally sets the records straight

    Growing up in the San Fernando Valley in the '60s, Denny Tedesco didn't think his dad was different from anybody else's father in the neighborhood. He'd walk through the door each evening after work, kiss his wife and greet the kids. Then he'd ask the...
  • A taste of Cuba: A culinary look at the next travel hot spot

     A taste of Cuba: A culinary look at the next travel hot spot
    Just a couple months before President Obama's announcement of the easing of travel restrictions to Cuba, freelance writer Margaret Sheridan visited the island. Her impressions of the humble food scene there paints a compelling picture of what future...
  • S.F.'s Other Minds concerts create some otherworldly sounds

     S.F.'s Other Minds concerts create some otherworldly sounds
    Other Minds has been a San Francisco new music treat since 1993. Composers and performers broadly representing the experimental side of classical music, jazz, rock, world music, instrument building and whatnot come together for an annual weekend of...
  • Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett prep for Grammy Awards, second album

    Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett prep for Grammy Awards, second album
    Lady Gaga showed up Thursday at Staples Center in a dazzling strapless gold lame cocktail dress and matching iridescent gold 4-inch high heels, her bleach blond hair swept smoothly over one shoulder as she took the stage with her recent duet partner,...
  • Essential tracks: Lesser-known but just as worthy Grammy nominees

    Essential tracks: Lesser-known but just as worthy Grammy nominees
    As mentioned in this week's Grammys notebook, beneath the big-name performers who will earn prime-time eyes during Sunday's awards ceremony is a bounty of lesser-known musicians vying for attention. Below are a few albums that have earned their nods...
  • Albrecht: BHS choral teacher nominated for Grammy

    For those of us who know what a gramophone actually is – the original "talking machine" invented in the late 1800's — the Grammy Award logo represents a visual throwback to classic quality in the production of recorded music, and a nod to...
  • L.A. theater openings, March 8-15: 'Lifeboat' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 8-15: 'Lifeboat' and more
    Two teens cling to a "Lifeboat" at the Wallis, there's a mystery involving mystery writer Particia Highsmith at the Geffen, and something's fishy at South Coast Rep. Charo The entertainer and flamenco guitarist performs in a Las Vegas-style revue....
  • 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:...
  • Grammys 2015: Jazz sticks to the familiar as Chick Corea wins two

    Grammys 2015: Jazz sticks to the familiar as Chick Corea wins two
    Awards speeches are ideal forums for jokes, even during the Grammys' Internet-only pre-show broadcast. But there was a kernel of truth to what was said from the stage as Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band accepted honors in the big band category for the album...
  • Cabarets, lounges offer intimate Baltimore nightlife experiences

    Cabarets, lounges offer intimate Baltimore nightlife experiences
    Cyd Wolf has no trouble explaining the whys behind her Cabaret at Germano's, an intimate dining-performance experience practically unique in Baltimore. She and her husband, Germano's founder Germano Fabiani, simply saw an opening and decided to fill it....
  • Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to perform cheek to cheek in Las Vegas in April

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to perform cheek to cheek in Las Vegas in April
    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett don’t let a 60-year age gap get in the way of good music. Ever since appearing at the Grammy Awards in February to perform “Cheek To Cheek,” the 1935 Irving Berlin song made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger...