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  • Columbia Orchestra offers 'everything for everyone'

    The Columbia Orchestra has been doing so well at the box office that it's giving people two opportunities to hear its Symphonic Pops concert this weekend. The concert on Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m., will be repeated on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m.,...
  • Charles C. Freitag, Calvert Hall music teacher

    Charles C. Freitag, Calvert Hall music teacher
    Charles C. Freitag, the longtime director of the music program at Calvert Hall College High School where he was also a founder of its marching, concert and dance bands, died Monday of heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The Mays Chapel resident was 92....
  • Penn's Peak marks a decade of music on top of the mountain

     
    In was summer 2002, and the sprawling Rambler’s Ranch mountaintop music venue near Jim Thorpe was in foreclosure, closed for two years. That’s about as long as its builder, local country musician Tommy Schafer, had tried to operate it before.....
  • Joe Morello dies at 82; jazz drummer for Dave Brubeck Quartet

    Joe Morello dies at 82; jazz drummer for Dave Brubeck Quartet
    Joe Morello, the jazz drummer best known for his work with the influential Dave Brubeck Quartet on such classic recordings as "Take Five," has died. He was 82. Morello died Saturday at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, N.J., said his wife,...
  • Quincy Jones' long and restless song

    Quincy Jones' long and restless song
    It had been a long night — a concert, a reunion with an old friend, a midnight meal — but as the clock ticked past 2 a.m. Quincy Jones sat in a rare state of silence in his estate at the very top of Bel-Air. The man they call Q nodded at the...
  • Charlie Callas dies at 83; zany, character-oriented comedian

    Charlie Callas dies at 83; zany, character-oriented comedian
    Charlie Callas, the veteran comedian who punctuated his zany, character-oriented comedy routines with a bizarre array of facial expressions and sound effects, has died. He was 83. Callas, a resident of Las Vegas, died Thursday evening of natural causes...
  • Charles H. Kaman, Helicopter Pioneer, Dies At 91

    Charles H. Kaman, the brilliant helicopter pioneer who founded the company that bears his name at age 26 and later launched the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and developed Ovation guitars, died Monday. Kaman, a longtime resident of Farmington, died...
  • The industry's best-kept secret

    The industry's best-kept secret
    Win six Grammys and get nominated for a seventh. Add three Emmys to the pile. You’d think that would make you a household name. The name is Kevin Charles Brandon (aka Brandino). Have you heard of him? Neither have most of the people with whom he...
  • South Floridians remember where they were when Pearl Harbor was attacked

    We asked Sun Sentinel readers to recall where they were that fateful Sunday, 70 years ago. These are some of the responses: On a sunny Sunday, six young men, including myself, all of us 19 to 21 years old, had chipped in 5 cents each to buy gas for a...
  • 100 Years Ago: Searching for a farm hand

    100 Years Ago Hiring a farm guy In the classified section of the Times: "Wanted; To hire by the year a young and industrious Farm Hand, with small family. Good opening for permanent place and future. W.S. Powell, Times Office Ellicott City." Seems...
  • Perry Hall musician keeps Zim Zemarel's Big Band sound alive

     Perry Hall musician keeps Zim Zemarel's Big Band sound alive
    It takes a Big Band sound to battle the disco, punk, thrash rock, heavy metal and country-pop now dominating national soundtracks. But that's exactly what the Zim Zemarel Band has done in the greater Baltimore area for the better part of 50 years. And...