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  • Jayne Cortez dies at 78; poet and performance artist

    Jayne Cortez dies at 78; poet and performance artist
    Before the ashes and the anguish, before the 1965 riots and the spotlight of attention that followed, there was a pocket of people already fighting for Watts.
  • Album review: Neneh Cherry and the Thing's 'The Cherry Thing'

     
    "I think I'm built to last," sings Neneh Cherry on "Cashback," the opening track on "The Cherry Thing," her cacophonic collaboration that is something of her comeback. Cherry started her career with the punk-influenced collective Rip Rig + Panic but...

    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...

    Don Van Vliet dies at 69; avant-garde rock musician known as Captain Beefheart

    Don Van Vliet dies at 69; avant-garde rock musician known as Captain Beefheart
    Don Van Vliet, a maverick musician who emerged from the Southern California desert with the name Captain Beefheart and a singular and influential form of avant-garde rock in the 1960s, died Friday. He was 69. Van Vliet, who retreated to a reclusive...

    Culture Watch: Jeff Gauthier Goatette, 'Open Source'

     
    Aided by longtime collaborators Nels and Alex Cline, violinist and composer Jeff Gauthier offers a mix of raw improvisation and lush compositional verve.