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  • 2013 Grammy Award nominees

    Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chan Lowe: The Libya crisis

    Chan Lowe: The Libya crisis
    Back in the heyday of the Dave Brubeck Quartet (we’re talking roughly 50 years ago), one of the members of the ensemble was a saxophonist named Paul Desmond. He was a professorial fellow who wore horn-rimmed glasses, a jacket and a tie.  ...
  • Joe Morello dies at 82; jazz drummer for Dave Brubeck Quartet

    Joe Morello dies at 82; jazz drummer for Dave Brubeck Quartet
    Joe Morello, the jazz drummer best known for his work with the influential Dave Brubeck Quartet on such classic recordings as "Take Five," has died. He was 82. Morello died Saturday at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, N.J., said his wife,...
  • Bruce Ricker dies at 68; jazz and blues documentarian

    Bruce Ricker dies at 68; jazz and blues documentarian
    Documentary filmmaker Bruce Ricker didn't start out making films. A native New Yorker who earned a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, he arrived in Kansas City in 1970 as a teaching assistant at the University of Missouri and soon began practicing law....
  • Patrick Chan: a skater for all seasons

    Patrick Chan: a skater for all seasons
    The summer season in Olympic sports has yet to end -- witness the Pan American Games, a multi-sports event of summer disciplines, which runs until Oct. 30 -- yet the winter sports season arrives this weekend. The alpine ski World Cup has its...
  • Jazz guide riffs on classics

    Jazz guide riffs on classics
    I like jazz, but I don't know much about it. Or perhaps I should say that I know what I like. Duke Ellington, Bessie Smith and Benny Goodman, yes, but my appreciation really kicks in with the beboppers, Monk and Bird and Dizzy, and their spiritual...
  • A piece of Chicago history at Up Comedy Club

    A piece of Chicago history at Up Comedy Club
    Kelly Leonard, "Chicago Live!" co-executive producer and Second City executive vice president, reflects on his memories of Chicago's golden era of entertainment and its influence on "Chicago Live!" "Chicago Live!" will open its new season Feb. 2 in a...
  • Jazz-classical fusion a work in progress

    Jazz-classical fusion a work in progress
    Jazz people like to brag that their idiom is "America's classical music." But if you catch some of them in a certain mood, you'll find that they long to merge their art with what much of the Western world calls "classical music" — the idiom that...
  • Bill T. Jones, Jerry Herman, Oprah Winfrey among 2010 Kennedy Center honorees

     
    Each year, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts bestows its top honors to leaders in the fields of arts and entertainment. If the annual groupings seem eclectic and random -- like a grab-bag dinner party of the cultural elite......
  • Dave Brubeck -- too good to be true?

     
    Is Dave Brubeck too good to be true? Maybe for those who prefer their jazz icons to have demons and deep shadows hovering over their personas. But Brubeck, who turns 90 on Monday, has over a career spanning seven decades......