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  • Dave Brubeck dies at 91; jazz legend

    Dave Brubeck dies at 91; jazz legend
    In the strait-laced Eisenhower 1950s, Dave Brubeck seemed, on one hand, deeply conventional. He didn't drink, smoke or take drugs. He favored expressions like "baloney!" and "you bet" over ruder alternatives. He had a prodigious work ethic that had been ground into him by his cowboy father on the family's California cattle ranch.
  • Appreciation: Pianist Dave Brubeck's gift for timing endures

     Appreciation: Pianist Dave Brubeck's gift for timing endures
    When thinking about Dave Brubeck, you can't help but also consider time, and not just how much of it fans received from the prolific jazz pianist up to his death Wednesday at age 91. A titan of West Coast jazz, Brubeck was linked with California for...

    Teddy Charles dies at 84; jazz vibraphonist and composer

    Teddy Charles dies at 84; jazz vibraphonist and composer
    Teddy Charles, a jazz vibraphonist who performed with Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and other bebop-era jazz greats before becoming a charter boat captain in the Caribbean, died Monday at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on New York's...

    Jazz review: Angel City Jazz Festival at the Ford Amphitheatre [Updated]

     
    Tigran Hamasyan and Rudresh Mahanthappa lead the Angel City Jazz Festival's biggest night, which featured sounds as diverse, rewarding and tough to define as the city it calls home.

    Charles Owens, spreading the jazz faith worldwide

     
    These days, you're as likely to find Charles Owens presiding over a UCLA classroom or conducting the Luckman Jazz Orchestra as riding a bar bandstand. But, recently returned from Europe, he laments the fact that Germany can boast a better chitlin...