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  • 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...
  • Jazz great Dave Brubeck dies at 91

    Jazz great Dave Brubeck dies at 91
    The jazz artist Dave Brubeck died Wednesday at 91, according to his manager, Russell Gloyd. He died of cardiac arrest one day short of his 92nd birthday in Norwalk, Conn. The pianist and arranger, born in Concord, Calif., was one of jazz's first pop...
  • Joe Morello dies at 82; jazz drummer for Dave Brubeck Quartet

    Joe Morello dies at 82; jazz drummer for Dave Brubeck Quartet
    Joe Morello, the jazz drummer best known for his work with the influential Dave Brubeck Quartet on such classic recordings as "Take Five," has died. He was 82. Morello died Saturday at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, N.J., said his wife,...
  • Bruce Ricker dies at 68; jazz and blues documentarian

    Bruce Ricker dies at 68; jazz and blues documentarian
    Documentary filmmaker Bruce Ricker didn't start out making films. A native New Yorker who earned a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, he arrived in Kansas City in 1970 as a teaching assistant at the University of Missouri and soon began practicing law....
  • Tracing the history of music with Spotify's new Facebook timeline

     
    Spotify unveiled a Facebook Timeline that seeks to offer a chronology of music from the last 900 years. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts takes a look at the entries and makes a few suggestions....
  • The Arts on TV: Eric Clapton; Jackie Evancho; Clint Eastwood; Tommy Emmanuel

     
    “Movie: A Year Ago in Winter” ** (2008) 8 p.m., Thursday Sundance: Karoline Herfurth, Josef Bierbichler. An artist befriends a troubled dancer while painting her portrait for her grieving mother. “Video Games Live” 1 a.m., Thu/...
  • Kenny G to host his own show at KKJZ-FM

     
    Sax player Kenny G will host his own show at Los Angeles radio KKJZ-FM...
  • Kurt Elling: a jazz singer with a literary, collaborative bent

     
    An interview with jazz vocalist Kurt Elling....
  • 'Fringe' recap: 'The place where the mysteries of the universe get answered'

     
    “Fringe” is like watching a Sudoku. The puzzles crisscross and connect, and you always have too many 8s. Even Peter describes Walter’s lab as “the place where the mysteries of the universe get answered.” It is the perfect...
  • Monster Mash: Olivier Award winners announced in London; Israel upset over Julian Schnabel's new movie

     
    And the winners are...: Terence Rattigan's "After the Dance" and the musical "Legally Blonde" were the big winners at London's Olivier Awards on Sunday. Composer Stephen Sondheim, left, picked up an honorary award. (Reuters) Sensitive issues: Artist...
  • Chick Corea gets a little Beatlemania

     
    After nearly 40 years of playing together as a duo, pianist Chick Corea and vibraphonist Gary Burton are recording their first album focusing on music by other artists. Along with Jobim, Kurt Weill and Dave Brubeck, “Eleanor Rigby” stands out....