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  • Jazz trombonist Ryan Keberle brings his band for homecoming show

    Ryan Keberle has been on tour before. He’s toured as a member of the jazz big band the Maria Schneider Orchestra. He’s toured as a backing musician for indie pop …


  • Jazz trombonist Ryan Keberle brings his band for homecoming show

    Ryan Keberle has been on tour before. He’s toured as a member of the jazz big band the Maria Schneider Orchestra. He’s toured as a backing musician for indie pop …


  • Ryan’s song

    When David Bowie, rock music’s original and most enduring chameleon, records a jazz song, the world notices. It’s not like he hasn’t gone there before. In 1984, he recorded the …


  • Doug Clark: Mead’s jazz choir sings its way to the top

    With the annual March Madness phenomenon barely upon us, one Spokane team has already made it into the elite eight. Not that Mead High School’s jazz choir has anything to …


  • Doug Clark: Taking in Billy Tipton’s legacy, 25 years later

    It all began 25 years ago with a tip from Spokane County Coroner Graham McConnell. “Clark,” he told me, “you’re not going to believe this, but …”


  • With 80 acts, New Orleans Jazz Fest hopes for another splash

    NEW ORLEANS – As this year’s New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival’s detailed lineup was released Tuesday, a month before the gates open, organizers said they are energized and expecting …


  • Mead High students jazzed by Grammy winner’s visit

    In the past three years, the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival has engaged in more outreach to regional schools. Last week it was the Mead High School jazz …


  • Manager: Jazz composer, pianist Dave Brubeck dies

    HARTFORD, Conn. — Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such as “Take Five” caught listeners’ ears with exotic, challenging rhythms, has died. He was 91.


  • Jazz pianist’s Montana memories to be heard in local shows

    George Winston spent his first 12 years in Eastern Montana. There was no TV, one radio station. “The seasons were the entertainment,” he said. “In fall, the color of the …


  • ‘World’s Best Cajun band’ to play benefit for Spokane Public Radio

    With two Grammy Awards and nearly a dozen nominations to its name, it’s no secret the BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet is one of the world’s greatest Cajun bands. With its …


  • Spotlight: Bing will host accordion-fest

    Spokane this fall will play host to a prestigious accordion competition. Really.


  • Clayton-Hamilton brings the big sounds

    Their sound is boisterous, their rhythm infectious. If you think big band music has gone the way of pin curls and shoulder pads, think again. Or better yet, check out …


  • Hip harmonies

    “Cool and Swingin’ ” is the title of Saturday’s Spokane Symphony SuperPops concert, which should be your first hint that this will not be a solemn evening of Baroque harpsichord. …


  • Spotlight: Much ado about Shakespeare

    We have plenty of Shakespeare in the region this month, including: • “Much Ado About Nothing,” on the lawn at Gonzaga Prep, 1224 E. Euclid Ave., weekends through Aug. 21 …


  • SJO caps year with Latin twist

    The Spokane Jazz Orchestra closes its season Saturday night with a Latin flair. San Francisco vocalist Sandy Cressman joins the 17-piece big band for “Brazilian Fire,” a program of Brazilian …


  • Jazz virtuoso Benny Green plays Friday

    Jazz legend Benny Green made his name with the Ray Brown Trio, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and Freddie Hubbard. Now you can see the virtuoso in person on Friday at …


  • In addition to jazz, Brubeck Brothers will hit other notes as well

    Growing up the son of jazz giant Dave Brubeck meant hanging around with some big musical names: Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and Leonard Bernstein. That heady combination of jazz and …


  • Spotlight: Martin, Lang, Moody Blues highlight bookings

    We have a solid list of new concert bookings to announce: • Steve Martin and his banjo act, July 22, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox – This …


  • Sandoval crashes party at Whitworth

    Is Arturo Sandoval the best-known jazz artist Whitworth University has ever hosted? Dan Keberle, the college’s director of jazz, thinks he just may be. He called Sandoval “one of the …


  • Seattle’s Matassa joins Spokane Jazz Orchestra for finale

    When jazz fans debate the question, “Who’s the Northwest’s best jazz singer?” the name Greta Matassa always emerges near the top of the list. Earshot, the Seattle jazz magazine, has …


  • Pianist Edstrom might even pull some strings

    Brent Edstrom is a nationally known jazz piano master. He has arranged music for the likes of Freda Payne and Dee Daniels. He’s shared the stage with such artists as …


  • Sure to swing

    Wednesday Young lions take the spotlight in a relatively intimate setting in the University of Idaho’s SUB Ballroom:


  • Think Swing! serves up three courses of jazz, blues

    In its fourth year, the Think Swing! Jazz and Blues Festival is adding a couple of new twists. Spokane’s annual vintage swing festival maintains its comprehensive focus of music ranging …


  • Molter-led SJO kicks off with Freelon

    As a longtime trombonist for the Spokane Jazz Orchestra, Tom Molter had the privilege of playing with world-renowned conductors, Grammy-caliber artists and the region’s top talent. Now Molter is in …


  • ‘Mind-boggling’ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra sure to entertain

    If you’ve already experienced Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, then you probably don’t need to be persuaded to buy tickets for Wednesday’s concert. You probably bought …


  • Jazz legend Brubeck brings Quartet to Fox

    Dave Brubeck, 88, has been piling up the honors and achievements over the last couple of decades: • A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.


  • Spokane Jazz finale presents five ‘divas’

    The Spokane Jazz Orchestra’s final concert of the season features five jazz “divas,” all of them well-known in the Inland Northwest: • Ann Fennessy – One of the region’s most …


  • SJO showcases Ellington’s brilliance

    Duke Ellington is more than just a revered former bandleader. “I’ve heard musicologists say that Ellington is one of the greatest American composers ever, of any kind,” says Dan Keberle, …


  • Victor Goines Quintet

    What: New Orleans-bred saxophonist/ clarinetist; closing concert of the 2009 SFCC Jazz Festival. When: Saturday, 8 p.m.


  • Feel the beat

    Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band, guest artists for the Spokane Symphony SuperPops concert on Saturday, are widely considered one of the most popular Latin jazz bands in the …

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