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  • A memorable, musical memorial for Sam Rivers

     
    As going-away parties go, this one was a blast. Sam Rivers, the internationally known jazz icon and longtime Orlando resident who died on Dec. 26 at age 88, was honored on Wednesday night with an epic jam session featuring many, many of his musical...
  • Jazz greats to appear at 9th annual ETHS Jazz Festival

     
    Jazz trumpeter Orbert Davis and saxophonist-clarinetist Victor Goines will perform in Evanston during the 9th annual Evanston Jazz Festival at Evanston Township High School. Goines, …...
  • 'Chico & Rita': A sexy animated film for grown-ups

     
    “Chico & Rita”: A mostly Spanish-language drama that opens in Los Angeles on Friday, “Chico & Rita” tackles mature subjects like sex, ambition and regret in a format Hollywood studios reserve for kid-friendly fare: animation....
  • In The Arts

    Film Society screens two movies The Laguna Beach Film Society is screening a documentary and a British comedy Friday and March 17. "Men Who Swim," a documentary about Sweden's first all-male synchronized swim team, will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday at...
  • Kids These Days rising fast

    A year ago, Kids These Days was a callow Chicago band for whom playing Lollapalooza was little more than a dream. The band’s MC, Vic Mensa, still wanted to attend the festival, but he didn’t have the money. So he tried to jump a fence to get...
  • Pianist Emery Smith To Close 'Baby Grand' Jazz Series

    Pianist Emery Smith To Close 'Baby Grand' Jazz Series
    As one of the last living participants in Hartford's exuberant Golden Age of Jazz after World War II — an era when future giants Horace Silver and Gigi Gryce graced the swinging club scene in the North End — pianist Emery Austin Smith is...
  • El hablador del jazz latino

    El hablador del jazz latino
    Poncho Sánchez ha recorrido el mundo como embajador del jazz latino. Pero últimamente se ha convertido en un historiador que busca llevar a sus seguidores a donde todo comenzó. Eso sería la ciudad de Nueva York en 1947, poco después del encuentro entre...
  • En Cartelera: Películas premiadas, Chico y Rita – In the Darkness

    En Cartelera: Películas premiadas, Chico y Rita – In the Darkness
    Chico & Rita *** 1/2 Hace una década Fernando Trueba generó una inusitada atención mundial hacia el jazz latino después que estrenó Calle 54, cinta que dio pantalla a los principales artífices de esa expresión musical. Ahora el cineasta español trae...
  • Strange Pelican brewery opening in early 2013

    Strange Pelican brewery opening in early 2013
    Philip Tadros is one busy man. In addition to opening Bow Truss Coffee Roasters (2934 N. Broadway) later this month, the entrepreneur behind Dollop, Kickstand Espresso bar and numerous other businesses has partnered with local brewer and designer Eric...
  • Jazz meets classics: A Chicago pianist teams with Orion Ensemble

    Jazz meets classics: A Chicago pianist teams with Orion Ensemble
    When Chicago pianist Miguel de la Cerna was growing up on the South Side, the sound of jazzand blues, gospel and funk, R&B and soul was everywhere. It blasted out of clubs and apartments, car radios and storefronts, inspiring a kid growing up near 41st...
  • John Densmore's jazz education

    John Densmore's jazz education
    THE GREAT jazz drummer Elvin Jones carried on a constant musical conversation with John Coltrane. It inspired me to have that kind of dialogue with Jim Morrison. Not that I was in Elvin's league, but his courage gave me the "huevos" to stop the steady...
  • Singing while under suspicion in Myanmar

    Singing while under suspicion in Myanmar
    The military government's tightening grip doesn't give people here much to sing about, and when they do feel the urge to make music, even that can be risky. The generals who rule Myanmar have spies snooping around for subversives in the most unlikely...