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  • Music review: Wynton Marsalis with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Hall

     
    Richard S. Ginell reviews Wynton Marsalis' new "Swing Symphony,"with Leonard Slatkin, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.at Walt Disney Concert Hall...
  • The Valley Line: Orchestra brings the heat

    The Valley Line: Orchestra brings the heat
    For all of you summer lovers, at last you have been able to revel in the heat. The beginning of the week was exactly as August should be — HOT! Last Saturday night a sliver of a moon shone brightly with the planet Jupiter twinkling nearby, when...
  • 3 decades of jazz concerts in Chicago and beyond

    3 decades of jazz concerts in Chicago and beyond
    In 33 years of covering music for the Tribune — first as a freelancer and then as a staffer — I've chronicled great performances across the city and around the world. Many are covered in my newest book, “Let Freedom Swing: Collected...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jazz Bag: The 'Black Liberation Movement Suite' at UConn

    Once, jazz was primetime. While it is still in downtown New York — if you've got $80 for a one-hour set — in many places jazz's happiest homes are on off-nights: Mondays, Wednesdays and, most consistently, the Sunday brunch. Well, next time...
  • Detroit Jazz Festival lines up a star billing — for free

     Detroit Jazz Festival lines up a star billing — for free
    If you love a gratis groove, you may want to hit Motown for Labor Day. Though the Detroit Jazz Festival has concerts year-round, the main event happens over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 3. Now in its 33rd year, the Detroit Jazz Festival is the...
  • Willie Nelson to play Ferguson Center May 18, tickets on sale March 2

    Willie Nelson to play Ferguson Center May 18, tickets on sale March 2
    Country music legend Willie Nelson will bring his honeyed voice and battered guitar to Newport News in May, promoters announced Friday. Nelson will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on May 18. Tickets -- which range in price from...
  • Meijer Gardens Announces First Summer Concert Series Acts

    Meijer Gardens Announces First Summer Concert Series Acts
    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...
  • Connecticut's Paul Winter hosts a benefit for radio station WPKN on May 12

    Connecticut's Paul Winter hosts a benefit for radio station WPKN on May 12
    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...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    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:...
  • 5 things to do in London that are not the Olympics

    5 things to do in London that are not the Olympics
    London is hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics from July 27 to Aug. 12. While the Games are sure to be a spectacular event, there are plenty of other options for those travelers who couldn't get tickets, blew that 100-yard dash or just happen to be in...