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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Dominic C. 'Nick' Selvi, teacher and musician

    Dominic C. 'Nick' Selvi, teacher and musician
    Dominic C. "Nick" Selvi, an instrumental music teacher and accomplished saxophonist who taught in Harford County elementary schools, died Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of Stage 4 rectal cancer. The Abingdon resident was 36. "He was embraced...
  • Harry Connick Jr., jazz icon and 'American Idol' judge, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Harry Connick Jr., jazz icon and 'American Idol' judge, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    Harry Connick Jr., who has had more No. 1 jazz albums than any other performer in history and who is seen weekly as a judge on the hit show “American Idol,” will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Connick will...
  • AEG to televise Coachella, Stagecoach, more festivals on AXS TV next year

    AEG to televise Coachella, Stagecoach, more festivals on AXS TV next year
    No need to brave the sweltering heat, long lines for Porta-Potties and overpriced food during next summer's concert season. Anschutz Entertainment Group, one of the nation's leading concert promoters, will bring more than 70 hours of live performances...
  • For these actors, it's about finding that rhythm

    For these actors, it's about finding that rhythm
    It can be a fine line, and a point of much awards-season engineering, to draw the distinction between a supporting performance and a lead. For a role to be placed in the supporting category by no means diminishes its importance to a story or the challenge...
  • Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist

    Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist
    Amid the clatter of cutlery, the whir of a blender grinding ice and the conversational hum of an upscale Charles Village restaurant on a Friday night, two musicians playing a flute and electric guitar are levitating through John Coltrane's "Giant Steps."...
  • How Chicago's jazz scene made a champion of Marquis Hill

    How Chicago's jazz scene made a champion of Marquis Hill
    Earlier this month, a 27-year-old musician steeped in the ways of Chicago jazz won one of the most prestigious jazz competitions in the world. To Marquis Hill, taking top prize in the Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition, which includes a...
  • Henry Butler, Regina Carter, Orbert Davis among the year's best in jazz

    Henry Butler, Regina Carter, Orbert Davis among the year's best in jazz
    This was a productive year for fiercely individualistic recordings. Among the highlights: Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9: "Viper's Drag" (Impulse). Butler, one of today's most leonine jazz pianists, partners with trumpeter Bernstein and...
  • Florida travel events calendar for December

    Florida travel events calendar for December
    Check out festivals and events in December across the state. Featured destination: Key West Dec. 4-21: Key West 'Bight' Before Christmas, Key West. Live holiday music, games for the kids, free cookies and eggnog, holiday cheer and a chance for...
  • Out-of-towners welcome at Open Gate Theater

    Out-of-towners welcome at Open Gate Theater
    Los Angeles is such a magnet for music that locals can sometimes be a little myopic about creativity in other environs. Alex Cline and Will Salman’s bookings for their monthly Open Gate Theater series in Eagle Rock remind us that out-of-town...
  • Ian McLagan dies at 69; rock keyboardist played with the Small Faces

    Ian McLagan dies at 69; rock keyboardist played with the Small Faces
    Ian McLagan, who as keyboardist for the Small Faces and later the Faces was part of the first generation of British rockers to gain a wide American following, died Wednesday in Austin, Texas. He was 69. His death, a day after he had a stroke, was...
  • Holiday concerts: 17 shows to spread some cheer

    Holiday concerts: 17 shows to spread some cheer
    The season delivers many reminders of why music matters. Here's a sampling of holiday concerts across Southern California. It's impossible to list them all of course, but this will get you going. PACIFIC SYMPHONY (www.pacificsymphony.org) Beethoven...