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Festival favourites John Korsud and his Hard Rubber Orchestra will kick off Granville Island's Performance Works series on June 20, appearing on a double bill with Darcy James Argue's Secret Society.
Carol Fleischman of New Orleans dances with an old friend, Rick Skillings of Orlando, Fla., in front of the Sheraton Fais Do-Do stage on the opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell, Friday April 23, 2010.
Yesterday, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announced the recipients of its 2014 Performing Artist Awards, including 13 jazz and improvising musicians, who will receive at least $1.7 million in unrestricted grants in total.
"The Light of Broadway" or "The Broadway Dream." Maybe "The Angel of New York." It's been clear for some time that five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald is a star that will forever shine.
In this unique performance, choreographer Jennifer Mascall explores the potential of the human body moving in space and expands our preconceived notions of the discipline of contemporary dance with dancers Chris Wright, Darcy McMurray and Lulu May, along with musician Stefan Smulovitz.
From bebop standards to the works of classical masters, music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two free concerts by Mercer County Community College students.
Thursday A decade ago, Atlanta's favorite scuzz band became a legend -- and black sheep -- on the rock-club circuit for its bottle-smashing, urine-soaked live shows.
Detroiter Robert Hurst represents the Platonic ideal of a contemporary jazz bassist.
Jazz vocalist Clif Payne celebrates songs by songwriters across the pop spectrum including Sting, Alec Wilder, Stevie Wonder, Vince Mendoza, Bill Withers May 16 at Angelica's Angelica's Bell Theater and Bistro in Redwood City .
Internationally renowned, Cyrille's vocal stylings are synonymous with musical genius.
On "Wheels Suite," the 17-plus-minute centerpiece of Oliver Lake's 2013 big band release "Wheels," a dense, contrapuntal swirl of horns and a clamorous rhythm section emerges suddenly, as though you're joining a conversation already in progress.
Enjoy a night of jazz with Luther College's Jazz Band at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on Luther's campus.
He walked like them, he dressed like them, he spoke like them. He stood in the lobby of the SCCC School of Music, chatting in a group of four or five, as if he had just come to see what this Empire Jazz Orchestra was all about.
The 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest stretches over two weekends -- Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27; and Thursday, May 1, through Sunday, May 4. The full schedule for all seven days of the New Orleans Jazz Fest of music may be too much of a good thing: How do you decide which acts to see? Here is a recap of Best Bets for the first weekend of the ... (more)
When the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens at the Fair Grounds on Friday, April 25th, it will look and feel much like last year's festival, and the one before that.
Jill Gold Wright will appear for an Author Night event in the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Jill lives in South Pasadena and is the writer of Creating America on Stage: How Jewish Composers and Lyricist Pioneered American Musical Theatre .
Join the Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they celebrate the sound of New Orleans at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 - $95 and are available online at www.whbpac.org .