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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum

    50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum
    Jazz was in trouble. In the early 1960s rock was ascendant, jazz clubs were closing, jobs were evaporating and the music seemed to be coming to a creative and commercial dead end. Until, that is, a group of intrepid players from the South Side of...
  • Gin Blossoms, Yardbirds, Taylor Dayne, Citizen Cope announce shows at Musikfest Cafe

    Gin Blossoms, Yardbirds, Taylor Dayne, Citizen Cope announce shows at Musikfest Cafe
    A group of 1990s hitmakers, a legendary ‘60s blues-rock band, an '80s dance diva and a jazz pianist are among nine shows just announced for Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem. Gin Blossoms, who had the hits "Hey Jealousy," :Found Out About...
  • Glenbrook South Jazz Fest a hit on the North Shore

    Glenbrook South Jazz Fest a hit on the North Shore
    Glenbrook South High School became an official home of jazz music this weekend as more than 70 junior and high school bands from across the Chicago area visited the Glenview campus Saturday.  With four rooms featuring live music at any one time and a...
  • A night of diverse Jewish music

    A night of diverse Jewish music
    The recent seventh annual Winter Jewish Music Concert at Temple Israel of Greater Miami was a sensational and delightful one that featured performers from around the country performing a wide range of Jewish music from Yiddish, Ladino, Israeli, and...
  • The secret Sinatra past of Bob Dylan's new album

    The secret Sinatra past of Bob Dylan's new album
    Bob Dylan has a new album coming out Feb. 3, "Shadows in the Night," a collection of pop songs about romance, heartbreak and other existential themes written by other songwriters. But whatever you call this labor-of-love project, there's one thing Bob...
  • Occidental Gypsy Converting Fans With Its Red-Hot Saucy Swing

    Occidental Gypsy Converting Fans With Its Red-Hot Saucy Swing
    As it journeys from venue to venue throughout the United States, Occidental Gypsy, a red-hot, Django Reinhardt-inspired, gypsy swing and fusion band, loves to encourage rapt listeners to get up on their feet and dance to its classically retro yet...
  • Paul Serrano, musician and recording engineer, dies

     Paul Serrano, musician and recording engineer, dies
    Musician Paul Serrano was a jazz trumpeter and recording engineer whose work included recording top artists across a broad cross-section of contemporary music in his South Side P.S. Recording Studios. Mr. Serrano, 82, died Thursday, Jan. 15, in...
  • The synth is back: KORG and Moog revive golden-era analog synthesizers

    The synth is back: KORG and Moog revive golden-era analog synthesizers
    The word "vintage" has carried drastically different meanings within the world of musical instruments. In the realm of electric and acoustic guitars and amplifiers, "vintage" in recent years has translated into an important, and lucrative, facet of the...
  • Interviewing Sally Kellerman: Actress who played Hot Lips in 'M*A*S*H' says music has been life's passion

    Interviewing Sally Kellerman: Actress who played Hot Lips in 'M*A*S*H' says music has been life's passion
    It’s hard to argue that the role of actress Sally Kellerman’s life wasn’t that of Maj. Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in Robert Altman’s 1970 smash “M*A*S*H.” The part of the hyper-sexualized nurse at a...
  • Review: Saxophonist Chris Potter at Jazz Showcase

    Review: Saxophonist Chris Potter at Jazz Showcase
    The year has just begun, but surely one of its best performances has just occurred. Playing before a crowded house Thursday evening at the Jazz Showcase, saxophonist Chris Potter led the current version of his Underground quartet in an opening set of...
  • Celebrating the joyous music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

    Celebrating the joyous music of Antonio Carlos Jobim
    It would be difficult to overestimate the melodic grace, harmonic allure and lasting eloquence of the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim. Universally loved songs such as "Girl from Ipanema," "Desafinado" and "One Note Samba" only hint at the mountain of...