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BUSHNELL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS June 8 - Wayne Shorter Quartet, 7:30 p.m. •Call for tickets. Belding Theater, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Information: 860-987-5900; www.bushnell.org. GREAT CONNECTICUT JAZZFEST 2002 July 25 - Special event:...
ALBURTIS Concerts are 5-9 p.m. at Alburtis Park unless otherwise noted: May 26 -- Come Sundown May 27 -- The Hawks (3-9 p.m.) June 1 -- Arizona Ramblers June 2 -- Hickory Rose June 8 -- Stampede Band June 9 -- Midnight Special June 15 -- Mesa...
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The Hartford CourantListening to Billie Holiday, one of the most expressive, vulnerable and visceral vocalists of the 20th century, is much like falling in love. You just can't help yourself. Despite a self-destructive heroin addiction that led to her early death at age...
TIMES STAFF WRITERWednesday November 22, 2000 Fernando Trueba, Oscar-winning Spanish director (for "La Belle Epoque"), describes his new film, "Calle 54," as a "musical banquet" to which he invited his favorite Latin jazz musicians to perform at a Sony recording...
Tribune arts criticJazz legends Chick Corea and McCoy Tyner, cabaret divas Barbara Cook and Sylvia McNair and hip-hop performer Wyclef Jean will headline the Ravinia Festival's pop and jazz season, the Highland Park-based organization has announced. Jean's appearance, on...
Theater WriterQuestion: How do you put on a show about a big band -- about THE big band of the 20th century -- without a big band? We're not sure Duke Ellington himself would entirely approve, but the Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs has gamely put musical director...
Connecticut's jazz scene sizzles this summer with a variety of performers, including the supreme saxophone smoothie Marion Meadows, modern tenor saxophone master Sonny Rollins and the rough-riding trad group Igor's Jazz Cowboys. Meadows, the...
Typically, the jazz nominations for the 45th Grammy Awards are a mix of prime choices, vaguely defined categories and entries that belong elsewhere. On the prime side, there is the classy best jazz instrumental album lineup. It's hard to go wrong with...
Many of today's symphony orchestra instruments have been around for centuries. The violin, for instance, dates to the 1500s and as a result has an enormous repertoire spanning 450 years. The saxophone, by contrast, wasn't invented until the mid-19th...
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