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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 'Daze' of music and celebration coming to downtown Towson

    'Daze' of music and celebration coming to downtown Towson
    Flowers, music, food, entertainment, shopping and community spirit are being rolled together for four days in May — dubbed "Towson Spring Daze" by the Towson Chamber of Commerce. Set for Thursday through Sunday, May 3-6, and sponsored by the...
  • Marriottsvile/Sykesville/Woodstock: Preakness balloon celebration is not just a lot of hot air

    Marriottsvile/Sykesville/Woodstock: Preakness balloon celebration is not just a lot of hot air
    Most people think of horse racing when they hear the word "Preakness," but in our area, we associate the second leg of the Triple Crown with hot air balloons, too. Every year, Turf Valley plays host to the Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival,...
  • Schedule of Events: Towson Gardens Day, May 3

    Towson Gardens Day will be held Thursday, May 3, centered on the Courthouse Fountain Square area from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Highlights of the day, which is hosted by the Towson Chamber of Commerce and the Towson Gardens Day Committee, include: • A...
  • 'Take Five' with Eric Mintel Quartet and Columbia Pro Cantare

    Jazz and classical music come together on the same stage when the Eric Mintel Quartet and the Columbia Pro Cantare join forces for a program of choral works composed by jazz pianist Dave Brubeck on Saturday, May 5 at 8 p.m. in the Jim Rouse Theatre at...
  • Highland/Fulton: Reservoir High teacher, staff member named county's best at ceremony

    Reservoir High School was well-represented at the Honor of Excellence Awards celebration on May 2 with two staff members recognized as the "best of the best" in Howard County. John Perfetto, a special education teacher, was given the First Year...
  • Cruise blends travel, love of music

    Cruise blends travel, love of music
    Jack Kolb is a huge classical music fan. The retired research physicist is a regular listener to WBJC in Baltimore and joins the public radio station's semi-annual international music trek whenever he can. Recently, the Westminster resident was in...
  • Meet the Band: The Higher Hands

    Hometown // Annapolis Current members // Marty Bouchard, drums; Larry Byrne, organ; Matt Dalton, tenor and alto saxophone; Jason Crawford, vocals and percussion Founded in // 2003 Style // jazz funk Influenced by // Bill Withers, Jaco Pastorius,...
  • The Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra

    Hometown: Baltimore Current Members: Todd Marcus, bass clarinet and soprano clarinet; Issa Lambson, alto saxophone; Russell Kirk, tenor saxophone; Harry Appelman, piano; DeAndre Schaifer, trumpet; Jeff Reed, bass; Lyle Link, alto saxophone and flute;...
  • Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett meet 'Cheek to Cheek'

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett meet 'Cheek to Cheek'
    Can a 28-year-old pop star and an 88-year-old jazz singer make beautiful music together? More specifically, does the partnership of Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett on their new duets album, "Cheek to Cheek," amount to something more than a stunt? The...
  • Danilo Perez celebrates the pulse of Panama

    Danilo Perez celebrates the pulse of Panama
    Twenty years ago, two relatively unknown jazz musicians made their Chicago debuts before a smallish audience in a long-forgotten North Side club called Quicksilver. They played exceptionally well that night in April, 1994, suggesting the world would...
  • Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'

    Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'
    Clark Terry, the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter whose career spans 70 years, played in Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's bands, performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie and Dinah Washington, and mentored Miles Davis and Quincy...
  • Freebie Friday: Free coffee and free events

    Freebie Friday: Free coffee and free events
    Freebie Spotlight Free small coffee at McDonald's From Sept. 16 to Sept. 29, guests can enjoy a free small hot or iced McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at any of the McDonald’s restaurants across Central Florida.    Coming Soon! Latin...