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Ask anyone who loves jazz to the name the top tenor saxophonist of all time, and he or she probably will answer in a flash. To many, it's Sonny Rollins, at 82 still a giant. Or Gene Ammons, the long-gone, soulful player from the South Side of Chicago....
These are very sweet days for Sugar Blue. In a few months, he'll be a father once more, his wife and bass player Ilaria Lantieri expecting their first child together in late May or early June. In the meantime, the two — who own a home in...
How fitting that a festival exploring a theme as vast as "America" should be playing stages across Chicago next month. For no art form reflects the fundamentals of the American experiment more urgently than jazz, and no city has contributed more to the...
Last May, during a conference on "Race, Gender & the Blues" at Dominican University, the master harmonica player Sugar Blue addressed the theme in an impassioned, unforgettable soliloquy. Lamenting that blues increasingly has been expropriated by white...
No other orchestra in America looks, sounds or acts quite like Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. For though various bands play Third Stream repertoire — a term that loosely refers to jazz-meets-classical fare — the CJP immerses...
Chicago always has produced jazz giants, larger-than-life figures whose art towers over that of mere mortals. Who are today's Chicago jazz giants? Following is an annotated guide to some of the titans who will be performing during the fall season: Art...
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, …...
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...
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......
Staff WriterAl Jolson can still pack them in the theater, 86 years after ushering in "the talkies" and 63 years after his death. At least that's the idea with the tribute by The Broward County Film Society (also called FLiFF) to the man billed as "The World’s...
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