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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • On the Town: Talented Bulldogs keep things swinging

    On the Town: Talented Bulldogs keep things swinging
    With art and music programs falling victim to dwindling budgets in so many public schools throughout the United States, it is encouraging to know that is not the case in Burbank.
  • Free and mesmerizing jazz from singer Thurston every weekend

    Free and mesmerizing jazz from singer Thurston every weekend
    Saturday mornings in Burbank have gotten a lot cooler recently, thanks to jazz singer Perlene Thurston’s free, weekly 11 a.m. gigs at Olive Avenue’s Backstage Café. Teamed with the veteran guitarist Doug McDonald, Thurston’s brand of...

    On the Town: The stars align for salsa at Burroughs

    On the Town: The stars align for salsa at Burroughs
    Last week's heat spell was nothing more than a mere memory as the mix of cool jazz and hot salsa blended together and rendered a perfect late-summer evening as John Burroughs High School's Instrumental Music Assn. presented its annual "Salsa Under the...

    Story of Triumph at Colony Theatre

    Story of Triumph at Colony Theatre
    Roland Hayes, born in 1887 to former slaves-turned-impoverished tenant farmers, was in his teens when he heard a recording of the great tenor Caruso and knew that he had found his calling. By the mid-1920s, despite being barred from some venues because of...

    Catherine Denise brings blues to Burbank stage

    Catherine Denise brings blues to Burbank stage
    Life in the blues jungle is demanding. It's a specific musical society with a well-defined culture and attitude and to thrive therein, a player must be ready to deliver the uncut goods. For Texas blues guitarist-singer Catherine Denise, a figure so...