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  • Tracing the history of music with Spotify's new Facebook timeline

     
    Spotify unveiled a Facebook Timeline that seeks to offer a chronology of music from the last 900 years. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts takes a look at the entries and makes a few suggestions....
  • Chick Corea: Worth the wait

     
    The Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest waited many years to host Chick Corea as one of its headliners. The patience and persistence paid off Sunday when the 16-time Grammy winner rewarded the audience at Reading's Miller Center for the Arts with a window into his...
  • Album review: Chano Dominguez's 'Flamenco Sketches'

     
    The Spanish-born pianist Chano Domínguez leads a live recording that finds something new in familiar songs from the classic Miles Davis songbook....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Album review: Billy Hart's 'All Our Reasons'

     
    A graceful, atmospheric recording led by 71-year-old drummer Billy Hart, "All Our Reasons" features memorable contributions from the Bad Plus' Ethan Iverson and saxophonist Mark Turner....
  • Iconic fusion pianist, vocal group, guitarist/singer to headline Berks Jazz Fest

     
    Ground-breaking pianist Chick Corea, a 40th anniversary concert by vocal group Manhattan Transfer, 10-time Grammy winning guitarist and singer George Benson and the return of banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck and The Flectktones will be highlights of the 22nd...
  • Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis meet Ebene: When string quartets rock

     
    Mark Swed looks at the strange intersections of Wayne Shorter, the Ebène Quartet, the Calder Quartet, the Kronos Quartet, the Miles Davis second quintet, The Airborne Toxic Event and Jay Leno....
  • Music review: Ebène Quartet opens Sundays with Coleman

     
    Mark Swed reviews the Southern California debut of the exceptional Ebène Quartet at Caltech's Beckman Auditorium....
  • Speaking with Esperanza Spalding: Unlikely Grammy winner talks music, motivation

     
    Of all the people shocked when jazz singer/bassist Esperenza Spalding won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in February — beating out Justin Bieber and becoming the first jazz artist to win the statue – among the most amazed......
  • Joe Henry talks the open-window approach to 'Reverie'

     
    Joe Henry will play his new album 'Reverie' in its entirety on Oct. 11 at Largo in Los Angeles. Joe Henry prizes human inconsistency over technological perfect live and in his home studio....
  • 72 Hours: Zelda, the War on Drugs, Robyn among top weekend gigs

     
    72 Hours: Zelda, the War on Drugs, Robyn among top weekend gigs. The weekly Pop & Hiss rundown of the weekend's top concerts....