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Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – December 2018

This month's column is a little different than the ones before it. Since December is a pretty thin time for new releases, I've decided to…
Phil Freeman | December 21, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – August 2018

I saw Fela Kuti live. It was late in his career, in the summer of 1990 (he died in 1997), and he had long since…
Phil Freeman | August 24, 2018 - 2:18 pm

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Watch St. Vincent, Cyndi Lauper, Kelly Clarkson, & More Perform At Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors program aired on television last night, though it was filmed earlier this month, and the 2018 recipients of the title included…
James Rettig | December 27, 2018 - 10:27 am

Cher, Phillip Glass, Reba McEntire, Wayne Shorter, & Hamilton Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Celebrities and guests are arriving at Washington’s Kennedy Center for this year’s Kennedy Center Honors program.
Associated Press | December 2, 2018 - 7:15 pm

Cher, Philip Glass, Wayne Shorter Among 2018 Kennedy Center Honorees

Last year, LL Cool J became the first rapper to receive an award at the Kennedy Center Honors. This year, Hamilton will become the first…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2018 - 12:11 pm

Watch Sting Receive The Polar Music Prize And Get Covered By The Tallest Man On Earth, Annie Lennox, & Others

Sting and Wayne Shorter both received the 2017 Polar Music Prize, an award that was founded by ABBA's manager Stig Anderson. The Swedish prize celebrates…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 15, 2017 - 4:04 pm

Sting, Wayne Shorter Win Polar Music Prize

Sting and Wayne Shorter are the Laureates for this year's Polar Music Prize, a Swedish award founded by ABBA manager Stig Anderson in 1989 "celebrating…
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2017 - 9:34 am