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  • Eubanks brings challenging set of jazz tunes to Musikfest Cafe

     
    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...
  • Sax legend Wayne Shorter joins Orpheus for electric concert at Lafayette

     
    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...
  • Dan the Automator, Dogfish concoct a beer/music mash-up

     
    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...
  • Conversation with Counting Crows' Adam Duritz: Leaving label means freedom

     
    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...
  • March 31: Chicago Scene - Miles Davis Festival

    March 31: Chicago Scene - Miles Davis Festival
    Miles Davis Festival www.milesdavisfestival.org Recommended shows: Miles Davis Festival Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Band Thursday, March 31 8 p.m. Martyrs' 3855 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago $25 advanced tickets martyrslive.com Robert Irving, III...
  • Album review: Flying Lotus, 'Until the Quiet Comes'

    Album review:  Flying Lotus, 'Until the Quiet Comes'
    **** (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,...
  • Kimbra brings 'Vows' to the Fonda Theatre

    Kimbra brings 'Vows' to the Fonda Theatre
    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...
  • 'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait

    'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait
    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...
  • Mysterious Forces: The Wood Brothers play Ridgefield Playhouse on May 18

    Mysterious Forces: The Wood Brothers play Ridgefield Playhouse on May 18
    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...
  • Terry Teachout's New Play About Louis Armstrong Shows the Man Behind the Trumpet

    Terry Teachout's New Play About Louis Armstrong Shows the Man Behind the Trumpet
    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   Enter, coughing. Not laughing or blowing his treasured trumpet. The great...
  • Orbert Davis, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic swing into a new season

    Orbert Davis, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic swing into a new season
    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...
  • An illuminating start to Chicago Jazz Philharmonic's season

    An illuminating start to Chicago Jazz Philharmonic's season
    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...