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A three-story building in midtown St. Louis where jazz greats such as Count Basie, Miles Davis and Duke Ellington once played is facing demolition after being declared a public safety hazard.
Page Six thought it was a big deal that John Mayer was spotted in the audience at Chick Corea's show at the Blue Note last Wednesday night, all smiles and wearing a big wooly sweater post-Katy Perry breakup.
Michael Henderson spent seven years in the 1970s playing edgy funk bass with Miles Davis after being recruited at 19 from Stevie Wonder's band; drummer Norman Connors played spiritual jazz with saxophonist Pharoah Sanders.
We're dusting off our 2011 interview with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who brings his 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to the Bay Area this month.
Wednesday night there are four outstanding concerts in Central Iowa. Here are some details to help you choose one that might be right for your Hump Day.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Trumpeter Ken Watters figures the two voodoo ceremonies he attended a few years back in Haiti "were toned down a bit" because he was there, an outsider.
When it comes to jazz on Cape Cod, Bart Weisman has done it all - except introduce "America's classical music" to an auditorium full of middle-school students more familiar with Miley Cyrus than Miles Davis.
Herbie Hancock reckons he's performed more often in Japan than in his hometown of Chicago during his professional career.
The groups will perform a variety of rock and swing tunes made famous by Dean Sorenson, Duke Ellington, Gregory Yasinitsky, Johnny Burke, Louis Prima and Miles Davis.
With a long and varied list of credits that reads like a Who's Who in Rock and Jazz , Omar Hakim has long been regarded as one of the elite drummers on the scene.
Hank Marvin and The Shadows , Krzysztof Penderecki , The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Gyorgy Ligeti would be a swell bunch of dinner guests, don't you think? You could talk about the latest in neo-classical music developments, using the recording studio as an instrument, high fashion, various amplification systems, effects pedals, and string gauges.
Cleveland native Dominick Farinacci -- a rising star who has earned the respect and support of jazz greats Wynton Marsalis and Quincy Jones -- is bringing his trumpet home to Northeast Ohio for The University of Akron's JazzFest 2014 on March 18 through 21. UA's JazzFest 2014 opens March 18 at 8 p.m. in Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., ... (more)
Jarrett Lilien's NoMad penthouse - which became a shining mainstay of Jazz Foundation benefits over the years - has seen its share of fine performances.