Story | Dec 5, 2012 | 1:33 PM
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Story | Dec 5, 2012 | 4:33 PMIn 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.
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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.
Story | Sep 17, 2011 | 4:33 PM
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...