The dog days of summer get an extra spark with the arrival of Portland, Oregon-based singer Rebecca Kilgore at Feinstein’s at Loew’s Regency. Last year she celebrated the musical side of Marilyn Monroe. Now she calls her new show “The Jazzy Side of Judy Garland.” The lady has high ideals and lofty goals.
I didn’t know Judy had a jazzy side, but Ms. Kilgore proves it.
It can be frustrating to be a jazz lover. Even in New York, you run into culturally sophisticated people who would be embarrassed to admit their unfamiliarity with the latest Brooklyn indie rock band (as of this moment, that would be the Dirty Projectors, of course), but are perfectly comfortable confessing their ignorance about an Read More
Oscar Peterson, whose dazzling keyboard skills made him one of the world’s most popular jazz pianists, died at age 82 last weekend. The Canadian muscian made his American debut at a 1949 Carnegie Hall concert and went on to work with some of the American greats including Stan Getz, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Read More