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  • Horace Silver, Jazz Pianist, Dies at 85

    Jazz pianist Horace Silver, synonymous with Blue Note Records when hard bop -- a style he helped pioneer -- became the label's bread and butter, died at age 85 of natural causes at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y. His son Gregory confirmed the pianist's death to several news outlets.
  • Tribune summer music guide

    Tribune summer music guide
    Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...

    Wayne Henderson dies at 74; Jazz Crusaders co-founder, trombonist

    Wayne Henderson, a trombonist, composer and co-founder of the Jazz Crusaders, who became a powerful force for merging the sound of jazz with elements of funk, soul and R&B, died Friday at a Culver City hospital. He was 74. His death from heart failure...

    Smithsonian jazz orchestra headed to Palos Hills

    Smithsonian jazz orchestra headed to Palos Hills
    For an upcoming concert at Moraine Valley Community College, not just any old orchestra or any old artist will do. Indeed, it is the nation's big band traveling here to perform and pay tribute to the most celebrated jazz singer of a generation, and do...

    More jazz at WDCB

    More jazz at WDCB
    WDCB-FM 90.9 continues to expand its jazz programming under station manager Dan Bindert. “JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater,” distributed by National Public Radio, will air at 7 p.m. Mondays starting next week. The first show will feature...