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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Freddie Hubbard, the Grammy-winning jazz musician whose blazing virtuosity influenced a generation of trumpet players and who collaborated with such greats as Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins, died Monday, a month...
Although I've had only a short time to experiment with Apple Computer Inc.'s new online music service, one thing rapidly became clear: you don't need to be under CEO Steve Jobs' spell to see that this service trumps everything else out there, and is...
Sun StaffHometown: Baltimore Current members: Anne Watts, vocals, piano and accordion; Craig Considine, trombone; Charles Freeman, bass; Curt Heavey, guitar; Lyle Kissack, drums; Denis Malloy, bass clarinet. Founded in: 1998 Style: neo-cabaret/art-rock...
FOR THE TIMESFriday October 15, 1999 Jack Kerouac never seemed to enjoy any of the liberating benefits of the social revolution he helped foment. Fatally stung by critics like Truman Capote ("It's typing not writing"), who scorned the stream-of-consciousness...
As diverse as its clientle, Universal Studios CityWalk's list of nightclubs will make anyone's toe start to tap. From jazz to reggae to Latin to the latest dance sounds, CityWalk has something to for every taste. Deejays fill the streets of CityWalk...
Tags: Bob Marley, Restaurants, Disc Jockeys, Dance, Culture
Tribune arts criticIt takes hard work and dedication to come up with a musical event as artistically uneven as the Chicago Jazz Festival, which ended Sunday night in Grant Park. But the folks who planned the 24th annual festival spent months devising a fascinating...
The surging popularity of world music -- particularly its Latin varieties -- was bound to propel at least one jazz musician to international acclaim: Panamanian pianist Danilo Pirez. But not even Pirez, among the most stylistically versatile players...
Tribune arts criticWhen the Storefront Theater opened in April with a dud of a show, Jenny Magnus' "Kurt Weill Cabaret Nights," it was difficult to feel optimistic about the performance space. For as appealing and versatile as the room appeared to be, the amateurish opening...
Tags: Kurt Weill, Charlie Parker
Tribune arts criticBefore the musicians took the stage of the Jazz Showcase on Tuesday evening, the audience burst into song. The occasion was the 75th birthday of Chicago's most enduring jazz presenter, Joe Segal, and the tune was "Happy Birthday," sung at a sweet and...
Tribune Arts CriticWho says the suburbs don't swing? In recent years, listening rooms as far-flung as Pete Miller's Steak House in Evanston and Fond de la Tour in Oak Brook have featured top-notch Chicago artists on a regular basis. Meanwhile, collegiate performing arts...
Tribune arts criticThere was no marquee, no stage, no waitress, no emcee. Yet the explosive sounds that shook a loft on Chicago's Near West Side on Saturday night affirmed that great art can blossom in the unlikeliest places. Kahil El'Zabar, a brilliant Chicago...
Tribune Arts CriticIt has been more than two decades since guitarist Pat Martino played Chicago, and during that time he has seen his life and career unravel. But even if one didn't know about the brain aneurysm Martino suffered in 1980 and his heroic effort to relearn...
Tags: Pat Metheny
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