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UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 10:05 p.m.

Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning jazz singer, dies at 81

Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning “song stylist” and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.


Zorba Paster: Singing, musical cues can aid in learning, study finds

New research out of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland shows that singing might help my brain function.


Cool jazz: Bowhead whales improvise when singing, study says

For the first time, scientists have eavesdropped year-round on the songs of bowhead whales, the little-heard whales that roam the Arctic under the ice. They found that bowheads – the …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

Carousing carolers celebrate Christmas Eve at Spokane’s Bellwether brewery

In its third year, about 70 revelers filled the craft brewery on North Monroe for some songs, suds and good cheer.


Christmas carolers fill downtown Spokane with music

’Tis the season for a little “Deck the Halls” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” and four students from Spokane Falls Community College were delivering big doses of Christmas …


Central Lutheran will hold hymnal festival in memory of organist

Central Lutheran Church is celebrating the memory of its longtime organist Janice C. Newell with a hymn fest on Sunday. Newell, who died from cancer last year, was the church’s …


Ho Lan uses art, music to brighten lives

Ho Lan’s motivation comes from the desire to spread peace. Whether she’s singing, playing the guitar or percussion, composing a song, painting or even conversing with a friend or stranger, …


Taylor Swift honored as Billboard’s ‘Woman of the Year’

Among Taylor Swift’s achievements that led to her Billboard honor as “Woman of the Year” was the best-selling performance of her third album “Speak Now,” which has sold more than …


Pine Lodge choristers sing on as closure nears

It’s Monday evening after dinner and Nancy Klingman is getting her choir students together. This night there’s one unusual problem: about half the choir is missing. Why? Because Klingman is …


Groups to bring their gift of music to holiday bureau

When Sean Kane took the job as Gonzaga Preparatory School’s director of choirs last year, the seniors in his jazz choir gave their new teacher a lesson. “They said, ‘We …