| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:39 AM
After confirming a week ago that Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Dr. John would headline its fifth annual RiverJazz festival, ArtsQuest on Friday revealed more of the lineup, including 12-time Grammy Award nominees Spryo Gyra and saxophonist David...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:21 PM
One of my journalism students wrote an opinion piece lamenting the poor quality of music today when compared to 30 years ago, an unusual yet perceptive observation from someone so young. She mentioned the increasing use of Auto-Tune, a computer program...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:55 AM
I'm not one of those restaurant critics who thinks that any chef with a French accent is automatically a genius in the kitchen. But talking to chef Laurent Tasic on the phone, I sensed that he takes just as much care with...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Ever since Chicago tenor saxophone giant Fred Anderson died in 2010, at age 81, his admirers have gathered annually around the time of his birthday to remember him and – of course – to listen to music that evokes his art.
The fifth annual...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Van Morrison is one of the most revered singers and songwriters of the postwar pop music era, which means there’s no shortage of singers eager to collaborate with him. But according to some of those close to the mercurial Irish musician, there are...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 7:33 PM
Travel to St. Augustine and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area.
April 3: First Friday Art Walk, St. Augustine. The Art Galleries of Saint Augustine founded and sponsors the award-winning First Friday Art Walk event on...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 5:58 PM
Many musical artists strive to not be pigeonholed. Dana Leong Trio fits that bill.
"We provide a twist on classical instruments, such as bass and cello, mixed with the excitement of electronic elements," Leong said of the group, which performs March...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Big City Dogs: The Broward quartet plays classic rock and blues. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the performance as part of the Marketplace Music Fest weekly concert series. 6 p.m. , Delray Marketplace, 14851 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, free,...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Personal history, family lore, myth, rumor and imagination went into the making of "Hep Hep Sweet Sweet," says choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. "It's about my family's migration from Texas to Kansas City," she says, as part of African-Americans'...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 7:52 AM
There's nothing more inspiring in jazz than watching young musicians sharing a stage with a master composer-improviser.
That happens periodically at the Jazz Showcase, when a collegiate band appears alongside a noted soloist, but on Thursday night there...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 1:13 PM
Jazz may be miles away from pop in terms of financial power -- its intake roughly amounts to the change Pharrell Williams leaves behind in the couch cushions -- but its Twitter community reacted to this week's "Blurred Lines" verdict, in which a jury...