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Review: Herbie Hancock at The Kennedy Center

Legendary Oscar and multi-Grammy-winning pianist and Kennedy Center Honoree Herbie Hancock solidified his avant-garde artistry on the Concert Hall stage Tuesday night, highlighting “smatterings” of his latest jazz compositions from his eagerly anticipated new album (set for release in 2018), fused with reframed hits from his 60-year career. Fastidiously accompanied by drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, bassist […]

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Gretchen Parlato. Photo by Jati Lindsay.

Gretchen Parlato at WPAS at the 6th and I Synagogue by Francine Schwartz

Gretchen Parlato, winner of the 2004 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition, has toured internationally with her own band and as a guest of many world-renowned artists; notable performances include La Villette in Paris with Hollywood Bowl, and the Hollywood Bowl with Oscar Castro-Neves, Gal Costa, Ivan Lins, and Dianne Reeves. Last night she returned to Washington […]

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