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  • Disney Hall usher's 'side' job becomes a way of life

    Disney Hall usher's 'side' job becomes a way of life
    Ismael Tenorio, 31, has seated thousands of concert-goers, taken hundreds of tickets and been asked innumerable questions in 10 years as an usher and later a head usher at the Music Center. That means working at all the Music Center venues, but he's...
  • Marian McPartland dies at 95; pioneering female jazz pianist

    Marian McPartland, a jazz pianist and composer whose radio show "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz" was National Public Radio's longest running and most widely carried jazz program, has died. She was 95. McPartland died of natural causes Tuesday night at...
  • Allentown native honored with jazz's most prestigious award

     
    An improvisational jazz great who went from a childhood in Center City Allentown to having the best-selling solo jazz album in history, will received the National Endowment for the Arts’ 2014 Jazz Masters Award, the nation’s highest honor in...
  • A counter-conventional experience with Muse/ique

    A counter-conventional experience with Muse/ique
    Muse/ique, the intriguing, eclectic orchestra founded in 2011 by conductor Rachael Worby, opens its "Summer of Sound" season on Saturday, June 29, at Caltech's picnic-friendly outdoor Beckman Mall in Pasadena with "Lost in the Stars with Patti Austin."...
  • Daniel Hope gives Vivaldi new life at Ravinia

    Daniel Hope gives Vivaldi new life at Ravinia
    On the face of it, it seems like a goofy idea: Recomposing Vivaldi's greatest hit – the ubiquitous "Four Seasons" – music almost everybody knows from its use in countless TV commercials and movie soundtracks, on elevators and over the phone...
  • Saul Bass: American flair, Soviet aesthetics, with a Brubeck beat

    Saul Bass: American flair, Soviet aesthetics, with a Brubeck beat
    Google paid animated homage Wednesday to iconic designer and artist Saul Bass with one of its more lively Doodles. To mark what would have been the movie title designer’s 93rd birthday, the Google cartoon recaps several of Bass’ films...
  • Dave Brubeck dies at 91; jazz legend

    Dave Brubeck dies at 91; jazz legend
    In the strait-laced Eisenhower 1950s, Dave Brubeck seemed, on one hand, deeply conventional. He didn't drink, smoke or take drugs. He favored expressions like "baloney!" and "you bet" over ruder alternatives. He had a prodigious work ethic that had been...
  • Jazz resolutions for a New Year

    Jazz resolutions for a New Year
    A new year brings new hopes for music in Chicago. Here are key resolutions for 2013: Create a concise Cultural Plan. After months of town hall meetings, the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events last fall came up with a 48-page wish...
  • Talking with Al Jarreau: Jazz legend looks back -- and forward -- at career

     
    In many ways, jazz singer Al Jarreau has found his future by looking back. The first piece of evidence is Jarreau’s most recent album, “Al Jarreau and The Metropole Orkest Live” released in June. The singer, best known for his......
  • Two UOP Students Arrested for Sexual Assault Charges

    Two University of the Pacific Stockton campus students are under arrest on suspicion of sexual assault after an incident early Friday night. A woman called police around 3:45 a.m. Friday to report she was the victim of a sexual assault at an apartment on...
  • Jazz band puts on captivating show

    Jazz band puts on captivating show
    Jazz aficionados gathered at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa this week to listen to the hard-swinging Jeff Hamilton Trio. Hamilton's trio was a hit at the indoor Newport Beach Jazz Party in February. But during Wednesday's Sunset Jazz in...
  • Three-and-a-half decades covering Chicago Jazz

    Three-and-a-half decades covering Chicago Jazz
    Some gigs seem almost too good to be true: I’ve been covering music for the Tribune for 35 years, since I started freelancing in 1977 and joined the staff in ’83. I sometimes get emails from great musicians traveling the world who tell me...