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Children in my neighborhood were constantly being orphaned. You go out one afternoon to play, and bam! Your parents are dead in a car accident and you are forced to live in a tree fort of your own making, eating blackberries and otherwise sharpening...
The centennial of the inimitable jazz composer Billy Strayhorn doesn't come around until 2015, but, in a way, the festivities will begin this weekend in the Chicago area. A three-day Billy Strayhorn Jazz Festival organized by the Music Institute of...
Tags: Culture, Music, Documentary (genre), Concerts, Green Mill (club)
With a bounce in his step, Melton Mustafa strode onto the stage of Miami's Joseph Caleb Auditorium. The audience at September's Sunshine Jazz Organization's 25th anniversary gala cheered warmly, as the Liberty City-raised trumpeter and bandleader took his...
Singer Kurt Elling sounded as if he had awoken from a long, deep slumber Sunday evening at City Winery Chicago. The general torpor of his recordings of recent years, the blandness and anemia of past performances were cast aside for something far more...
Tags: Music, New York City, Frank Sinatra, Langston Hughes
VarietyBy Associated Press Maria Hawkins Cole, widow of jazz crooner Nat "King" Cole and mother of singer Natalie Cole, died Tuesday in Boca Raton, Fla., after a short battle with cancer. She was 89. Before and after marrying the famed singer and piano player,...
The folk music world is in mourning today with news of Doc Watson's death. The North Carolina guitarist and singer died Tuesday in Winston-Salem. He was 89. As evidenced by the thousands who make the pilgrimage Wilkesboro, N.C., to attend Watson's...
Tags: Music, Folk (genre), Music Industry
No other orchestra in America looks, sounds or acts quite like Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. For though various bands play Third Stream repertoire — a term that loosely refers to jazz-meets-classical fare — the CJP immerses...
The United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors will be making a stop in Petoskey at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. The Jazz Ambassadors is the United States Army's premier touring big band. The 19-member ensemble was formed in 1969. The band will...
Tags: Big Band (genre), U.S. Army
Fairfield University has got a couple of interesting shows happening at the Quick Center this week. First, on Friday, FU music program director Brian Torff leads a band of jazz professors (called the Jazz Professors) in a fresh interpretation of Duke...
Tags: Music, Fairfield University
- The Wolves won 76 percent (211-61-6) of their football games between 1946-76. - The 64th annual Gypsy Day game on Oct. 9, 1982, was cancelled against St. Cloud State. A monsoon-like rainstorm came through Aberdeen that morning and flooded Swisher Field....
Since the mid-1920s, Ann Hawkins has summered on an idyllic oasis in northwestern Michigan called Idlewild, once known by some as the Martha's Vineyard of the Midwest, but for well-to-do black folk. She grew up riding horses there, swimming in the...
CHANHASSEN, Minn.— Prince is rolling his eyes. "The hardest thing with musicians," he explains to a visitor to his Paisley Park recording studio, "is getting them not to play." The quintuple-threat singer-songwriter-producer-performer-multi-...
Tags: Havas, Music, Mavis Staples, Joni Mitchell, Count Basie
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