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All About Jazz is celebrating Brad Mehldau's birthday today! Pianist Brad Mehldau has recorded and performed extensively since the early 1990s.
World renowned crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK containing multiple American Songbook standards and this week Bennett revealed that he intends to record a follow-up showcasing Cole Porter 's classic score for the stage musical RED, HOT & BLUE.
The Chicago Jazz Festival gets under way next week, and next week's edition of the Reader will feature a comprehensive preview written by John Corbett, Bill Meyer, and yours truly.
Bobby Watson, director of jazz studies at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, is being credited for contributing to the renaissance of Kansas City jazz.
If you're like jazz trombonist and music producer Delfeayo Marsalis, a member of the acclaimed Marsalis family from New Orleans, you appreciate the “old-school” ways of doing things.
"Drums West" is a cut-paper animated short by Jim Henson and frequent Muppets collaborator Jerry Juhl set to the music of West Coast jazz bandleader Chico Hamilton .
A legendary musician will return to the town of his birth to top the bill at this year's Herts Jazz Festival in Welwyn Garden City.
French jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty played the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1967, which led to his getting an American record contract, and playing with George Duke, Frank Zappa, and the Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Norwich Norwich Arts Center is inviting guests to step into Miss Lottie's Caf at the Donald Oat Theater and step back in time to the grand days of jazz, with performances by legends Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.
For decades, John Blake Jr. created a rare role for the violin within the jazz of his eras.
As part of the Jazz at the gWatson Gallery series, the gallery is presenting Greg Osby and Dan Tepfer in a concert of saxophone and piano duos on Saturday, August 23, at 7:30 p.m. Vocalist/pianist Karrin Allyson will perform at the gallery on Friday, August 29, at 7:30 p.m. Osby and Tepfer have performed together in New York City, but this is the ... (more)
"Into the Wind," a collaboration between Grand Valley State University and University of Michigan students, alumni and faculty, will take place at MAREC, 200 Viridian Drive, on Aug. 22 and 23. The event will feature dance, music and poetry and will begin at 7 p.m. As part of the event, U of M dance professor Jessica Fogel will speak at the Muskegon ... (more)
The great Barbara Morrison is back in town. Hallelujah! Born in Ypsilanti, Morrison, a singer of uncommon spirit and expression, has been based in Los Angeles since the 1970s.
The Movies in the Canyon series at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater in El Paso will show "Monsters Inc." on Friday and "Finding Nemo" on Saturday.
The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley presents Grammy-winning Tacoma native, vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur.
AN octet of outstanding musicians from Hungary will be returning to the Electric Palace for an evening of jazz next week.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 08:06 am
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