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  • Live review: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

     
    If mainstream jazz has what could be considered an ambassador in 2009, it's Wynton Marsalis. A member of jazz royalty practically from the moment he could hold a horn, Marsalis rolled into the sprawling Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on......
  • Bill Cosby feted by Kennedy Center with Mark Twain Prize

     
    Bill Cosby received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center last night. Among those on hand to salute the multitalented Cosby were comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Sinbad and Dick Gregory. Wynton Marsalis and Willie Nelson...
  • New York Philharmonic looks west ... mostly

     
    At noon on Tuesday, New York time, the New York Philharmonic announced its 2010-11 season, the second with Alan Gilbert as music director. It beat the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s season announcement, which was at 10 a.m. L.A. time, by an......
  • Natalie Merchant to perform at the Getty Center

     
    Natalie Merchant, solo artist and former frontwoman for the 10,000 Maniacs, will be introducing her new album, "Leave Your Sleep," to L.A. at what might seem like an unlikely venue -- the Getty Center in Brentwood. Unlikely, that is, until......
  • [Updated] Arts advocates head to Capitol Hill to ask Congress for bigger NEA budget

     
    It's time again for the national arts establishment's annual choreographed visit to Capitol Hill in an attempt to gain Congress' ear -- and its favor in coming budget deliberations. For Tuesday's "Arts Advocacy Day," actors Kyle McLachlan and Jeff...
  • Jazz war, anyone? Jason Marsalis vs. 'Jazz Nerds International'

     
    Have you, as a listener, been suffering under the influence of Jazz Nerds International? Jazz critic and blogger for the Ottawa Citizen Peter Hum wrote a terrific post Thursday on the latest installment in what's become known as "the jazz......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Harp Dreams' on KCET

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 20 - 26 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here HIGH STRUNG: Coline-Marie Orliac, left, is among the aspiring musicians featured......
  • New CDs: Charlie Haden, Kings of Leon, TV on the Radio

    New CDs: Charlie Haden, Kings of Leon, TV on the Radio
    Charlie Haden Family & Friends (Decca) * * * The stereotypical disconnect between the worlds of jazz and country music was beautifully crystallized many years ago when celebrated drummer Buddy Rich was in the hospital. Just before going into surgery,...
  • Natalie Merchant performs 'Leave Your Sleep' tonight at Orpheum

     
    Natalie Merchant spent six years making “Leave Your Sleep,” a time frame more associated with writing a book than making an album. But it’s a fitting length of time for a two-disc set that adapts the poetry of e.e. cummings,......
  • Monster Mash: Unknown masterpiece discovered; Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra heading to Cuba

     
    -- Artistic discovery: A previously unknown painting by 16th century artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder has been revealed by picture restorers at the Prado Museum in Madrid. (BBC News) -- Cultural ambassadors: The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with trumpet...
  • Obama, Clinton Among Mourners At Memorial For Walter Cronkite

    Obama, Clinton Among Mourners At Memorial For Walter Cronkite
    President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton were just two of the speakers who took part in a memorial service Wednesday at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall to pay homage to late, legendary newsman Walter Cronkite. The President concluded...
  • 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...