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  • Grammys 2015: Diversity wins onstage but not in awards arena

    Grammys 2015: Diversity wins onstage but not in awards arena
    Onstage, the Grammy Awards show on Sunday will once again be a picture of diversity. In one of the most anticipated performances of the evening, Paul McCartney will share the stage with Rihanna and Kanye West. When it comes to handing out the major...
  • Tupac Shakur exhibit at Grammy Museum showcases his ambitions

    Tupac Shakur exhibit at Grammy Museum showcases his ambitions
    Tupac Shakur never scored a Grammy, but more than 18 years after his death, the revered rapper’s legacy and short life is being celebrated with an exhibit at the Grammy Museum. “All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur,” which...
  • On record: Frank Sinatra's monumental legacy

    On record: Frank Sinatra's monumental legacy
    Frank Sinatra's discography very nearly traces the evolution of classic American song in the 20th century. Among the highlights: Albums "In the Wee Small Hours" 1955 (Capitol): Sinatra strikes a dark and melancholy mood in one of his most...
  • Concert review: Georgia On My Mind at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

    Concert review: Georgia On My Mind at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
    Legend is an over-used word, but the description would apply to Ray Charles. A visionary who combined R&B, country, jazz and blues in ways that defied expectation, Charles exerted an incalculable influence on all corners of American music after his...
  • Jae Sinnett in Williamsburg

    Jae Sinnett in Williamsburg
    Jae Sinnett. The renowned Jae Sinnett Quartet will play the Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland Street, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Sinnett, an accomplished drummer and composer, has been the region's top jazz figure for many years. His...
  • The 'Dedication' of a young pianist

    Justin Kauflin is a 28-year-old jazz pianist from Virginia Beach. Quincy Jones is a 79-year-old legend – winner of 27 Grammy Awards, producer of singers ranging from Sinatra to Michael Jackson, with a net worth measured in the hundreds of millions....
  • The Valley Line: Dickens Dinner reaches its conclusion

    The Valley Line: Dickens Dinner reaches its conclusion
    Happy New Year everyone! As I write this I don’t know how our float, “To the Rescue” fared in its New Year’s Day trip down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. Stay tuned next week. I hope you had a good holiday season. I was up in...
  • A teacher, a student and an acclaimed documentary

    Five years ago, Alan Hicks set out to make a documentary about Clark Terry, the jazz musician whose 70-year career influenced generations of musicians dating back to Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. It wasn't until about a year into the project that...
  • 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...
  • Arturo Sandoval revels in the freedom of spontaneity

    J-A-Z-Z. It's America's legacy to the world, a symbol of cadence and freedom. A soup of syncopated rhythms and harmonies that seem to defy all limits. And yet when the legendary trumpeter Arturo Sandoval was growing up in Havana, all music that...
  • Gloria Steinem, Salma Hayek Pinault honored at Equality Now event

    Gloria Steinem, Salma Hayek Pinault honored at Equality Now event
    The event: Kathy Griffin hosted “Make Equality Reality,” a fundraiser for Equality Now, which advocates for the rights of women and girls around the world. The comedian deemed the subject to be so serious that she asked feminist Gloria...