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Utah Jazz v Brooklyn Nets

Hayward, Favors Lead Jazz Past Slumping Nets, 95-88

Gordon Hayward scored 24 points, including five straight to stop a Nets rally, and the Utah Jazz beat Brooklyn 95-88 on Sunday night.

03/08/2015

American blues singer Billie Holiday (1915 - 1959) singing with an orchid in her hair, early 1950s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Harlem’s Apollo Theater To Honor Blues Singer Billie Holiday

The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday.

03/03/2015

The famous awning of the Village Vanguard legendary jazz club

Iconic Jazz Club Village Vanguard Celebrates 80 Years Of Business

Debra Gordon has heard many ways to describe the Village Vanguard, but she likes to compare it to a concert hall that serves bourbon.

02/21/2015

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Trey Burke #3 of the Utah Jazz shoots a game-winning shot over J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks in the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden on November 14, 2014 in 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.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Jazz Edge Knicks 102-100 On Burke Buzzer Beater

Trey Burke made a jumper from the corner as time expired, giving the Utah Jazz a thrilling 102-100 victory Friday night over the New York Knicks, who got an NBA season-high 46 points from Carmelo Anthony.

11/14/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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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

Carnegie Hall (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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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