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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 .
This year sees the 64th King's Lynn Festival - and organisers are promising the usual eclectic mixture of top-name concerts and events, from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to an Antiques Roadshow favourite, and from jazz star Clare Teal to BBC COast presenter Nicholas Crane.
All week long, we'll be looking at dining options around some New Orleans neighborhoods that are featuring night concerts after the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
One of the most important figures in twentieth century American music, Charles Mingus was a virtuoso bass player, accomplished pianist, bandleader and composer.
With a name that includes two of the world's great guitar makers, some might say Martin Taylor was born to play the instrument.
Following his acclaimed New York Philharmonic debut on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, jazz pianist Makoto Ozone will join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in a newly added concert tonight, April 22, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. The all-American program will include Bernstein's Candide Overture; Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, featuring ... (more)
Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes performed at the Banana Boat Gazebo, near what is now the Samsung Galaxy Stage, at his first Jazz Fest and has performed at 25 straight festivals since then.
Presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the seventh annual Sync Up conference hosts panel discussions and keynote interviews with music industry pros.
Nina Simone is one of American music's most-iconic figures as well as a legendary icon of artistic expression and empowerment.