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TribLocal - EvanstonJazz trumpeter Orbert Davis and saxophonist-clarinetist Victor Goines will perform in Evanston during the 9th annual Evanston Jazz Festival at Evanston Township High School. Goines, …...
Gil Bernal, a tenor saxophonist who during his long career played a variety of styles with artists such as Spike Jones, Lionel Hampton and Ry Cooder, has died. He was 80. Bernal died of congestive heart failure July 17 at Glendale Adventist Medical...
Pop & HissVibraphone player Roy Ayers returns to Los Angeles for a gig on Nov. 17....
Culture MonsterInfluences: Trumpet player, bandleader and film composer Terence Blanchard by Nate Jackson...
Snooky Young Jazz trumpeter in 'Tonight Show' band Snooky Young, 92, a jazz trumpeter whose long career included working with big bands led by Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie as well as a lengthy stint with NBC's "Tonight Show" band, died Wednesday...
Lehigh Valley MusicA multi-generational lineup of musicians who came together to explore the legacy of Miles Davis’ 1970 masterpiece “Bitches Brew” and one of the most commercially successful jazz fusion acts of all time will headline Riverjazz, a five-day...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. President Barack Obama is in State College today for the ninth trip to Pennsylvania of his presidency. The POTUS is expected to pick up the threads of his pick up the threads of his #SOTU......
It had been a long night — a concert, a reunion with an old friend, a midnight meal — but as the clock ticked past 2 a.m. Quincy Jones sat in a rare state of silence in his estate at the very top of Bel-Air. The man they call Q nodded at the...
May 31 was the day dedicated to the memory of those to whom we all owe so much. In Laguna, Memorial Day includes breakfast in an idyllic setting, solemn rites at Monument Point and the joyful patriotic program presented by the Laguna Beach Concert Band....
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Benny Powell, a veteran jazz trombonist who played with Count Basie from the early 1950s to the early 1960s, taking a solo turn in the band's 1955 recording of "April in Paris," has died. He was 80. Powell died June 26 at Roosevelt Hospital in New York...
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Special to The TimesWhen the film industry set up camp in Los Angeles in 1909, migrating actors from the East looked around for nightlife action in Hollywood and found a scene that was largely a big snooze. Downtown, the city's social hub, teemed with burlesque halls, and...
Charles "Buddy" Montgomery, the pianist and vibraphonist who was one of the jazz-playing Montgomery brothers that included the legendary guitarist Wes Montgomery, has died. He was 79. Montgomery died May 14 of heart failure at his home in Palmdale,...
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