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Monk Trumpet Competition brings out the stars

Monk Trumpet Competition brings out the stars

Nov. 20 |             Marquis Hill beat 13 trumpeters to win the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition last Sunday, November 9, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The 27-year-old Hill, of the south side of Chicago,...

In memory of legendary jazz pianist Mulgrew Miller

In memory of legendary jazz pianist Mulgrew Miller

Jun. 12 |       There was something magical about the way he played. All of my closest friends knew he was my favorite living pianist. His name is Mulgrew Miller. On Wednesday, May 29, Mulgrew passed away at the age of 57. He had a stroke the week...

New music, new events and a dedication for 2013

New music, new events and a dedication for 2013

Jan. 16 |   Welcome to 2013. “When you’re moving in the positive, your destination is the brightest star,” Stevie Wonder sings, and so there it is, the goal for 2013. Looking ahead, here are some news items to help usher in your 2013 in a terrific...

Marcus Miller: Musician/composer draws from rich history  of working with legends

Marcus Miller: Musician/composer draws from rich history of working with legends

Sep. 5 |   Marcus Miller has one of world’s most recognizable bass sounds, and he’s bringing that sound to the Dakota for a two-night stint on Sept 11-12. At 53, his impressive musical résumé reads like a who’s who of some of the best talent in...

Hot headliners hit the Selby Ave. music festival

Hot headliners hit the Selby Ave. music festival

Aug. 29 |   It is with great pride and pleasure to announce, it’s time to kick back and enjoy one of the best free music festivals in the upper Midwest. I’m talking about the 2012 Selby Ave. JazzFest happening on Saturday, September 8, 11 am — 8...