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  • Sundance 2012: Spike Lee's co-writer joins the race conversation

     
    Spike Lee caused a stir at the Sundance Film Festival this week when he said Hollywood studios "know nothing about black people." Now, James McBride, the co-writer on his latest film "Red Hook Summer," is adding his voice to the discussion....
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel conducts Mahler's Third

     
    Mark Swed reviews Gustavo Dudamel's performance of Mahler's Third Symphony with the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela at Walt Disney Concert Hall Tuesday night....
  • D'Angelo's return in Europe: A singer comes out of the shadows

     
    D'Angelo's return: Rhythm & blues singer D'Angelo made a triumphant return to the stage this weekend in Europe, with three gigs that illustrated a fit and funky performer returning from self-imposed exile....
  • Album Review: Karen Dalton's '1966'

     
    When folk singer Karen Dalton died in 1993 at age 55, she left behind two classic but unknown records made in the late 1960s and early ’70s and featuring session players who’d done time with Miles Davis, Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin, among...
  • Chris Botti heats up, cools down Allentown Symphony Hall with all that jazz

     
    By Steven Siegel Special to the Morning Call He ran hot, he ran cool. From brooding, silky ballads to wild, seething rockers, jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, backed by a world-class combo, delivered a pops program Sunday at Allentown Symphony Hall......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....