| May 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
It would be easy for Kevin Eubanks to play it safe. As the former leader of Jay Leno’s 'Tonight Show" band, he could coast along playing smooth jazz and standards. But Eubanks, a Philly native who lived in Allentown for a few years, did an hour...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Prometheus was a Titan of ancient Greek mythology who stole fire from the gods in order to enlighten mankind. By opening its Wednesday evening program at the Williams Center Wednesday night with Beethoven’s overture of that name, the Orpheus Chamber...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Delaware's adventurous Dogfish Head Brewery this week began shipping a beer-and-vinyl boxed set dubbed "Positive Contact," a limited-run collaboration that pairs a 10-inch white vinyl of Dan "The Automator" Nakamura's Deltron 3030 music project with six...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Over its 15 years with Geffen Records, roots rock band Counting Crows has been notoriously and frustratingly deliberate with its recorded output, releasing just five studio discs, with just one — 2008’s “Saturday Nights & Sunday...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:19 AM
Miles Davis Festival
Miles Davis Festival
Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Band
Thursday, March 31
Martyrs' 3855 N. Lincoln Ave.
$25 advanced tickets martyrslive.com
Robert Irving, III...
| Oct 1, 2012
**** (out of 4)
If this is your first time experiencing the work of Flying Lotus (real name: Steven Ellison), you might be in over your head.
His new full-length “Until the Quiet Comes” subscribes to a different definition of mash-up. No,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
An experienced presence in her native New Zealand, Kimbra bent American ears -- and quite a few of them -- earlier this year as the female voice on Gotye's Hot 100-topping "Somebody That I Used to Know." But that acoustic quirk-pop hit only hints at a bit...
| Oct 12, 2012
The show: "Satchmo at the Waldorf" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre
First impressions: "People don't know me," says John Douglas Thompson, giving a masterful performance, at the beginning of Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout's one-actor...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:51 AM
A Wood Brothers show can veer off into a number of different, closely related musical territories. It’s one part intimate, singer-songwriter showcase, with Oliver Wood’s well-crafted compositions and whiskey-honed voice front and center and...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Satchmo at the Waldorf
By Terry Teachout. Directed by Gordon Edelstein. Through Nov. 4 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org
Not laughing or blowing his treasured trumpet. The great...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 11:20 AM
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...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Trumpeter Orbert Davis has worked for years to train his Chicago Jazz Philharmonic in Third Stream techniques – that is, playing music that embraces both jazz and classical traditions.
But during the CJP's season-opening concert Saturday night at...