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  • Keeping their avant-garde up

    When the history of new music and avant-garde jazz is written, two institutions will figure prominently: Cal Arts and the Center for the Arts in Eagle Rock. The former figures into the monthly offering of the Center’s Open Gate Theatre series in a...
  • Happy Birthday, Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra

    Happy Birthday, Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra
    The Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra was just a vodka-inspired whim a little over two years ago. Sunday, the orchestra celebrates its second birthday with a performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” narrated by offbeat...
  • Music, floats, sun and Occupiers

    The 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade was a feast for the eyes. Thanks to all the talented young musicians in the marching bands in their handsome uniforms stepping in precision to their spirited music. Young skateboarders were fun and enthusiastic. What...
  • He put the 'wah' in rock 'n' roll

    He put the 'wah' in rock 'n' roll
    You've probably seen Del Casher, sporting a yachtsman's cap as he cruises around town in his fire-engine-red sedan, and never given him a second look. But the 73-year-old musician, who operates a sound studio on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, is one of...
  • Historical home studio

    Historical home studio
    Like most professional musicians these days, singer-songwriter-guitarist Joe Henry has a home studio where he produces records for himself as well as other artists, which — unlike most at-home recordings — include recent Grammy-winning...
  • Jazz great's legacy preserved on Brand

    Jazz great's legacy preserved on Brand
    The Friday night jazz series at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art draws a large and varied crowd. Some are there to hear the music and some — as Duke Ellington observed about the clientele of Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club — to...
  • Boy Scouts celebrate 'Hometown Heroes'

    Boy Scouts celebrate 'Hometown Heroes'
    Hometown Heroes were honored by the Verdugo Hills Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday, Dec. 7, a day that marked the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Appropriately, veterans were among those honored at the Oakmont...
  • Music composers find whole new 'game' in industry

    As the demand for mobile gaming increases, music composers have found themselves questioning how their roles will change with technology. Will computers one day replace the need for a human’s touch to add thrill or emotion to a character’s...
  • Trombonist keeps Legacy alive

    Trombonist keeps Legacy alive
    Step into Jax Bar & Grill on Brand Boulevard any night that Steve Johnson’s Jazz Legacy band is on the stand and you’ll quickly notice the quintet’s full sound. Johnson’s trombone and Carl Randle’s tenor saxophone coalesce...
  • Schools make a dramatic entrance

    Schools make a dramatic entrance
    Yeva Musharbash, a senior at Pasadena High School, learned English by watching television. The 16-year-old moved with her family from Jordan to the United States when she was 3 years old and spoke only Armenian and Jordanian-Arabic. It’s hard to...
  • Matt Catingub is Glendale Pops Orchestra's spark plug

    Matt Catingub is Glendale Pops Orchestra's spark plug
    Last December, Glendale's Alex Theatre hosted its first holiday concert with the resident Glendale Pops Orchestra. Less than a year old, the band is still in the process of finding its place in the tight-knit community and reaching out to the larger...
  • Keeping things quiet

    Keeping things quiet
    On paper, singer-songwriter Lisa Finnie seems like one more soft-strumming aspirant in that voluminous coven of often less-than-engaging soul-bearing sisters, but in performance, the Pasadena native gently conjures a mixture of lush atmospherics and...