| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Wycliffe Gordon's admiration for Louis Armstrong is undeniable, but it would not have meant a thing if he didn't carry Satchmo's swing, and Thursday at Kutztown University the veteran trombonist lived in Pops' skin....
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The music at the second year of ArtsQuest’s Oktoberfest at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, which kicked off this weekend (it continues noon-9 p.m. today, Oct. 7, and Oct. 12-14) was decidedly not all German. Polka band The Adlers play on the......
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Master gardener Mud Baron supplies school gardens with evangelical zeal....
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater of Chicago will hold a master class for Crooked Tree Arts Center's pre-professional ballet students on Saturday, March 17. The master class will also serve as an audition for the Deeply Rooted Summer Dance Intensive. Area pre-...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announced today the first four acts of their popular summer concert series. The B-52s, famous for their party-rock anthems "Rock Lobster" and "Love Shack" kick off the series June 1. The Steve Miller Band, Wynton...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
No one blockbuster event stood out in the year that's ending, but Hampton Roads experienced a strong year of music and theater.
The economy improved just a hair so that audience members felt a little more comfortable dipping into their wallets. The...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Any doubts that the fall season has gotten fully underway should be swept aside by this weekend's nearly brisk lineup of jazz offerings:
"Women of Chicago Jazz Piano": Jazz listeners tend to think of Chicago as a tenor saxophone town, and for good...
| May 3, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Paul Winter/Paul Sullivan Benefit Show
Sat., May 12, 8 p.m. Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport. (203) 331-9756. $45, $75 for VIP seating.
"I guess I've been listening to WPKN for 30 years or more," says Paul Winter, apropos of his...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Just moments after Wynton Marsalis took the stage of Orchestra Hall on Tuesday night he addressed a subject on many people's minds: Chicago tenor saxophonist Von Freeman, who died earlier this month at age 88.
"He was a legend," Marsalis told a crowded...
| Sep 4, 2012
Some gigs seem almost too good to be true: I’ve been covering music for the Tribune for 35 years, since I started freelancing in 1977 and joined the staff in ’83.
I sometimes get emails from great musicians traveling the world who tell me...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...