Wayne Shorter

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    Al Jarreau on Finally Playing Denton, Singing at PTA Meetings and Sharing a Stage with Miles Davis

    At 74, Al Jarreau is one of the living legends of jazz and R&B. For well over five decades, the man has been one of the few singers to cross over and have success in the pop marketplace. Jarreau's 1981 album Breaking Away featured his signature song, the lovely "We're in This Love Together." Since t ... More >>

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    July 9, 2012

    Ronald Shannon Jackson - The Kessler Theater - 7/7/12

    Ronald Shannon Jackson The Kessler Theater Saturday, July 7 Wish fulfillment at a concert? I've experienced it a few times: Captain Beefheart in 1976, Muddy Waters in 1977, Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton in 2001. It happened again this past Saturday night, when Ronald Shannon Jackson and the Decodin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Lenny White of Return to Forever: "Anything That Is Great Will Last An Eternity."

    Along with Weather Report and the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Chick Corea's Return to Forever brought jazz music to a rock audience. And though the "jazz fusion" label seemed to piss off the purists, Corea and the other talented musicians didn't mind the increased profile and accompanying profits. Nearly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007

    Sure Hope You Like Norah Jones

    Speaking of Arts Magnet grad Norah Jones -- which I was, kinda -- her publicist sends word this afternoon that she's about to be, well, everywhere. On TV (she's the performer on the Austin City Limits season premiere, set to debut October 6). In the movies (Wong Kar-Wai's My Blueberry Nights). On th ... More >>

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    System of a Down

    February 18

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Two-bass hit

    A six-disc box reminds us why Miles and Trane were the ultimate one-two punch

  • Music

    October 9, 1997

    Through the past (lightly)

    The Rolling Stones grind along in their worn-out money machine

  • Music

    August 21, 1997

    Plucked strings eternal

    After learning how to do it herself, local harpist gets signed