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  • NYC: It's the most wonderful town this time of year

    For a day or a weekend sparkling with the season's spirit, there's no topping the Big Apple, with a twinkling Norway spruce towering over the ice-skating rink at Rockefeller Center, storytelling department store windows and the breathtaking Santaland....
  • Studio On The Run: Hip Hop Violinist Miri Ben-Ari On Performing In DC

    Studio On The Run: Hip Hop Violinist Miri Ben-Ari On Performing In DC
    Before she heads to DC to perfrom a free concert on November 23 at 6pm at the Kennedy Center - hip hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari hopped on the "Dunkin DOnuts studio on the run to talk about her realizing her dream after moving from Israel to the US and about...
  • Perspective

    Perspective
    Last week I was fortunate to go to the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at the Wichita Orpheum. The first thing I noticed that I had not heard at a concert in a long time is how the band was not blowing out speakers, pumping the...
  • Advocate Interview: guitarist John Jorgenson

    Advocate Interview: guitarist John Jorgenson
    When John Jorgenson, a laid-back, soft-spoken Californian who lives in Nashville, picks up a guitar, he can chicken pick, string together long, staccato Gypsy Jazz lines or rack up chorus after face-melting chorus of rock and blues licks like few other...
  • Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader, composer Terence Blanchard

     
    Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader and film composer Terence Blanchard by Nate Jackson...
  • Eric Clapton, Wynton Marsalis take blues to the big screen

     
    Grammy Award winners¬†Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton will offer fans an evening of blues and jazz in “Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton Play the Blues,” a one-night in-theater concert event broadcast to nearly 550 movie theaters nationwide...
  • Critic's Notebook: Cutting-edge jazz is missing at the Hollywood Bowl

    Critic's Notebook: Cutting-edge jazz is missing at the Hollywood Bowl
    Living in Los Angeles, one of the early joys of summer is running down the schedule at the Hollywood Bowl. Probably the most famed venue on the West Coast, the Bowl's sprawling, woodsy confines and nearly 18,000-person capacity can transform mere concerts...
  • Critic's Notebook: Adding some edge to the Hollywood Bowl's jazz season

     
    With a reliance on crowd-pleasing smooth jazz this summer, the Bowl is missing an opportunity to showcase a complete picture of the genre at its boundary-pushing best....
  • Talking 'punk jazz' and the Dead Kenny Gs with genre-defying saxophonist Skerik

     
    Coming to Southern California this weekend, Seattle-based saxophonist Skerik talks about his band's confrontational name and the perils of musical labels....
  • Culture Watch: Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80, 'From Africa with Fury: Rise'

     
    The son of Fela Kuti follows his father's legacy in fiery form with a signature mix of taut Afrobeat and socially conscious lyrics....
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 26 - July 2 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 26 - July 2 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • Jazz review: Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Wynton Marsalis and the JLCO continue their mission as ambassadors of jazz at the Hollywood Bowl in a night punctuated by a tribute to the late James Moody....