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Our Pick: Why ‘After Midnight’ Should Win The Tony For Best Musical

From music to dancing, poetry to singing, After Midnight is an hour-and-a-half designed to mesmerize your ears and delight your eyes.

05/20/2014

Italian singer Carmen Consoli performs at Le Poisson Rouge during the 2010 NYC Winter Jazzfest. (credit: Getty Images)

After 10 Years, NYC Winter Jazzfest In The Groove

Since its debut 10 years ago, the NYC Winter Jazzfest has expanded its number of performance nearly fivefold.

01/05/2014

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5 Unusual NYC Spots To Hear Jazz Music

These days you can hear jazz just about every night of the week, in famous venues like Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Blue Note, the Standard, and the Village Vanguard. Or you can catch a show at a more intimate, more unusual venue.

12/24/2013

Jim Hall, left, performs with Ron Carter. (credit: theartofjazzguitar.blogspot.com)

Jazz Guitar Great Jim Hall Dead At 83

Jim Hall, one of the leading jazz guitarists of the modern era, whose subtle technique, lyrical sound and introspective approach strongly influenced younger proteges such as Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, died early Tuesday at age 83, his wife said.

12/10/2013

Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up to shoot against Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz during a game at Barclays Center on November 5, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brook Lopez Leads Nets In 104-88 Win Over Jazz

Brook Lopez scored a game-high 27 points, Deron Williams had 10 points and eight assists and the Brooklyn Nets ended their four-game losing streak to the Utah Jazz with a 104-88 victory Tuesday night.

11/06/2013

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Jazz At Lincoln Center Starting Tuition-Free Orchestra For NYC Area High School Students

The youth band is slated to start in September.

04/10/2013

LaGuardia High School Jazz Band (credit: CBS 2)

LaGuardia High School To Host Concert Featuring Dozens Of Acts

The 40 Years of Jazz “Fame” Concert is being held to honor Justin DiDioccio, who started the school’s jazz program and helped lay the framework for all other high school jazz programs.

01/20/2013

Macy Gray (credit: WLNY)

Singer Macy Gray Hits New York City For Limited Engagement

The soul music star, who has sold 14 million albums worldwide, will be the special guest of saxophone player David Murray’s David Murray Big Band.

01/11/2013

Dave Brubeck at the Kennedy Center Honors - Dec. 6, 2009 (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Jazz Pioneer Dave Brubeck Dies At 91

Russell Gloyd, Brubeck’s manager, says he died Wednesday morning of heart failure, after being stricken while on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son. He would have turned 92 on Thursday.

12/05/2012

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Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival Is Saturday

It’s the second year in a row for the festival on the green in the center of town.

08/17/2012

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Uptown Jazz Club Holds Month Long Festival Celebrating Music Of Miles Davis

‘Dreaming in Blue’ begins on May 26 and features 14 bands – with the musicians who played with the legendary trumpet player.

05/22/2012

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Lakers Crushed By Thunder In Game 1

Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/15/2012

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Metta’s Defense Makes Difference To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets In Game 7

Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.

05/14/2012

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Nuggets Crush Lakers To Force Game 7

Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

05/11/2012

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Nuggets Roll Past Lakers To Win Game 3

Ty Lawson scored 25 points and the Denver Nuggets raced to an early 24-point lead on their way to a 99-84 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night in Game 3 of their first-round series.

05/06/2012

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