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The revered jazz bassist Charlie Haden hopes he can give a brief speech when he picks up his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy the day before the Grammys are broadcast on Feb. 10. But Haden sometimes has difficulty speaking, and...
The jazz world is a network of relationships, between musicians, recordings, traditions and eras, an insular universe where name-dropping is shorthand for a sound, not a way to brag about playing experiences or records you’ve studied. Pianist...
Pop & HissAlbum Review: Charlie Haden and Hank Jones' 'Come Sunday' written by Chris Barton....
Culture MonsterA graceful, atmospheric recording led by 71-year-old drummer Billy Hart, "All Our Reasons" features memorable contributions from the Bad Plus' Ethan Iverson and saxophonist Mark Turner....
Lehigh Valley MusicTwo Allentown-born jazz musicians who were vying to become the first Lehigh Valley-born winner of a Grammy Award again watched others claim music’s biggest honors Sunday at the 53rd annual awards ceremony. A spoken worde album with local ties also.....
George Shearing, the elegant pianist who expanded the boundaries of jazz by adding an orchestral sensibility and a mellow aesthetic to the music, has died. He was 91. Shearing died Monday of congestive heart failure at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York,...
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Culture Monster“Movie: A Year Ago in Winter” ** (2008) 8 p.m., Thursday Sundance: Karoline Herfurth, Josef Bierbichler. An artist befriends a troubled dancer while painting her portrait for her grieving mother. “Video Games Live” 1 a.m., Thu/...
Hank Jones, whose extraordinary combination of versatility, craftsmanship and creativity during his nearly eight-decade career earned him the reputation as a jazz pianist's pianist, has died. He was 91. Jones died Sunday at Calvary Hospital in New York...
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...
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