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1 hr ago | Boulder Weekly
It will be a Charlie Brown Christmas when the Turtle Island Quartet and jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton take the stage at Macky Auditorium at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15. It will also be Hanukkah, the Hindu celebration of Diwali, and a winter solstice celebration that includes music from Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell and Miles Davis.
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5 hrs ago | The Advocate
George H. Buck Jr., an unabashed devotee of traditional New Orleans jazz and a music and radio entrepreneur, died Wednesday at his home in New Orleans.
9 hrs ago | Canada.com
For the second year, he's harnessing the forces of a jazz big band to perform Duke Ellington's take on The Nutcracker Suite, a jazzy adaptation of the original Nutcracker ballet by Tchaikovsky.
14 hrs ago | Dallas Observer
"It's funny to me when I see films of parades and there are people standing on the sidewalks waving.
18 hrs ago | Arkansas Online
Influential guitarist of modern jazz era NEW YORK - Jim Hall, one of the leading jazz guitarists of the modern era, whose subtle technique, lyrical sound and introspective approach strongly influenced younger proteges such as Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, died early Tuesday at age 83, his wife said.
If there was an event where one needed to bring an appetite, "Get Fired Up for Kingsley House" was it.
The Vernon Jazz Club will go for a thrill ride when Julie Masi, formerly of The Parachute Club, takes the stage this Saturday night.
Drummer Chick Webb's 1930s orchestra terrorized competitors in band battles and sent dancers into orbit at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom.
The concerts in February and March will feature an ensemble of jazz artists picked by festival creator George Wein .
New Orleans songwriter, pianist and producer Allen Toussaint has been nominated for two Grammy awards and he is among several Louisiana artists who are up for one of the music industry's most coveted awards.
Jim Hall was a guitar god, but not in the sense that he could blaze through a zillion notes a minute.
With notes of rock, jazz and opera, Washington feted piano man Billy Joel, actress Shirley MacLaine and guitarist Carlos Santana on Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors, the capital's annual celebration of the arts.
Jim Hall, one of the leading jazz guitarists of the modern era whose subtle, mellow style of playing strongly influenced younger proteges such as Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, has died at age 83. His wife of 48 years, Jane Hall, says he died early Tuesday in his sleep at his Manhattan apartment after a short illness.
Officials from the LGBT rights group, Oregon United for Marriage, announced on Tuesday that they have gained enough signatures to place a marriage equality initiative on the November 2014 ballot, which will give Oregon voters the chance to repeal a ban on gay marriage, the Daily Kos reports.
Violinist Joshua Bell might not seem part of the classical-crossover class to which mavericks Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer belong.
Celebrated American artist Erykah Badu will be the star attraction at the 15th Cape Town International Jazz festival.