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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Album review: The Claudia Quintet's evocative 'September'

    Album review: The Claudia Quintet's evocative 'September'
    Trafficking in a mixture of chamber music, intricate post-rock and jazz, the Claudia Quintet has carved out a distinctive niche under the leadership of Grammy-nominated drummer/composer John Hollenbeck (even if it's obviously a challenge to define where...
  • Babyface gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Babyface gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds was awarded the 2,508th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday. Edmonds, who has crafted more than 100 top 10 R&B and pop singles during his career and was called the Quincy Jones of the '90s, accepted...
  • Soul vocalist Sharon Jones ready to return to music

    Soul vocalist Sharon Jones ready to return to music
    After a cancer diagnosis forced Sharon Jones to postpone an album and tour earlier this year, the vocalist of the Dap-Kings soul ensemble is prepping her return to music. The group's sixth album, “Give the People What They Want,” will arrive...
  • Jonas Brothers cancel tour due to 'creative differences'

    Jonas Brothers cancel tour due to 'creative differences'
    Two days before they were set to go on the road, the Jonas Brothers have canceled their tour. The trio axed their upcoming tour due to “creative differences on the music,” a representative for the band told Pop & Hiss on Wednesday. “...
  • Album review: Haim's 'Days Are Gone' earns good marks

    Album review: Haim's 'Days Are Gone' earns good marks
    The three long-haired sisters of L.A.'s Haim look as if they're from the 1960s, crib lyrics from the 1970s and prize musical tricks from the 1980s. Yet the trio's major-label debut, "Days Are Gone," may be the freshest-sounding album you'll hear all year....
  • Album review: Pusha T, 'My Name Is My Name'

    Album review: Pusha T, 'My Name Is My Name'
    As Walter White would surely tell you, slinging drugs is a dirty job. But if you’re going to do it, own up and do it right. On his new album, “My Name Is My Name,” rapper Pusha T does just that, boasting that he “sold more dope...
  • Review: Fiona Apple, Blake Mills and band shine at Disney Hall

    Review: Fiona Apple, Blake Mills and band shine at Disney Hall
    Abuzz with energy and surrounded by a few thousand fawning fans at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Fiona Apple made an admission. She and collaborator Blake Mills had been joking about the weight of their show all day, and "Now that we're here, I feel like...
  • Review: Andras Schiff dazzles Disney Hall with Bach suites

     Review: Andras Schiff dazzles Disney Hall with Bach suites
    On one side of 1st Street in downtown L.A., Einstein looms large. On the other side, Socrates. Who can possibly walk among them? Why, Bach, of course. Wednesday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hungarian pianist AndrĂ¡s Schiff performed Bach's...
  • Paul McCartney shuts down Hollywood Blvd. for Kimmel concert

    Paul McCartney shuts down Hollywood Blvd. for Kimmel concert
    Paul McCartney doesn't really need the publicity, but when he desires it he sure can make a dent. On Monday he and his band shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard to perform a handful of songs for a lucky few thousand as part of "Jimmy Kimmel Live."...
  • Stephen Stills, Lucinda Williams headline KCSN benefit Nov. 3

    Stephen Stills, Lucinda Williams headline KCSN benefit Nov. 3
    Stephen Stills' new blues band The Rides will headline the latest benefit concert for Cal State Northridge-based radio station KCSN FM (88.5) on Nov. 3 at the university's Valley Performing Arts Center. In addition to Stills' band, which includes...
  • Fab Faux don't look like the Beatles, but they do sound like them

    Fab Faux don't look like the Beatles, but they do sound like them
    As rock groups go, tribute bands are low on the totem pole. No record deals, no radio play, no respect from rock critics. Their fans, if they have any, tend to like them not for who they are, but for who they pretend to be. The Fab Faux rise above their...