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  • 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...
  • A great jazz soiree takes root in Elmhurst

    A great jazz soiree takes root in Elmhurst
    As everyone knows, America's jazz hotspots are Chicago, New York, New Orleans and … Elmhurst? Well, as of tomorrow evening, at least, the western suburb will indeed be pulsing with the music, as jazz stars and student ensembles from across the...
  • Corky Siegel still building bridges with his Chamber Blues

    Corky Siegel still building bridges with his Chamber Blues
    Twenty-five years ago, Chicago bluesman Corky Siegel unveiled a project that continues to obsess him. He called it Chamber Blues, and since its Midwest premiere in 1988 at the Paramount Arts Centre in Aurora, the project has blossomed into an ongoing...
  • City Lights: Brubeck played here right after 9/11

    City Lights: Brubeck played here right after 9/11
    One day in my high school philosophy class, the teacher gave us a list of different methods of expression and asked us to determine which ones constituted language. Among those that ended up in the "no" stack was music, since, we decided, it worked on a...
  • Dave Brubeck: A jazz icon who reached a massive audience

    Dave Brubeck: A jazz icon who reached a massive audience
    Dave Brubeck changed the sound of jazz in profound ways, unexpectedly becoming something of a pop star in the process. Starting in the mid-1950s, in fact, he emerged as a symbol of jazz in America, and well beyond, gracing the cover of Time magazine...
  • Dave Brubeck, Jazz Pianist and Longtime Connecticut Resident, is Dead at 91

    Dave Brubeck, Jazz Pianist and Longtime Connecticut Resident, is Dead at 91
    Jazz legend Dave Brubeck, perhaps best known for his 1959 album Take Five, which reached the second highest slot on the Billboard Pop Album chart in 1961, died at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Conn., according to the Chicago Tribune. Tomorrow would have...
  • Appreciation: Pianist Dave Brubeck's gift for timing endures

     Appreciation: Pianist Dave Brubeck's gift for timing endures
    When thinking about Dave Brubeck, you can't help but also consider time, and not just how much of it fans received from the prolific jazz pianist up to his death Wednesday at age 91. A titan of West Coast jazz, Brubeck was linked with California for...
  • Jazz great Dave Brubeck dies at 91

    The jazz artist Dave Brubeck died Wednesday at 91, according to his manager, Russell Gloyd. He died of cardiac arrest one day short of his 92nd birthday in Norwalk, Conn. The pianist and arranger, born in Concord, Calif., was one of jazz's first pop...
  • Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dead at age 91

    Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dead at age 91
    Dave Brubeck, a jazz musician who attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk," died Wednesday morning at Norwalk Hospital, in Norwalk, Conn., said his longtime manager-producer-conductor Russell Gloyd....
  • Dave Brubeck, Jazz Legend, Dies at 91

    Dave Brubeck, Jazz Legend, Dies at 91
    NORWALK, Conn. -- Dave Brubeck, the jazz pianist, composer and bandleader behind the legendary Dave Brubeck Quartet, has died at age 91. The death of Brubeck, whose composition "Take Five" became a jazz standard and the bestselling jazz song of all time,...
  • Jazz legend Brubeck, 91, dies from heart attack

    Jazz legend Brubeck, 91, dies from heart attack
    Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, 91, died Wednesday from heart failure, his manager, Russell Gloyd, told CNN. Brubeck's heart stopped while he was en route to the hospital with his eldest son for a regular checkup, Gloyd said. His son became alarmed about...