Pairing Mel Torme and Peggy Lee is such a natural idea that it's surprising to learn that it hasn't been done since 1951. Stepping into the vacuum, the Philharmonic Assn. delivered this historic coup…
Richard S. Ginell
The Hollywood Bowl held another Ella Fitzgerald love fest last week, with 16, 012 partisans giving the now-fragile jazz singer 103% support, whooping and howling at the slightest provocation.
A double-barrelled shot of history could be heard at the Ford Amphitheater Saturday night, a re-creation of the Miles Davis Nonet by the resurrected Gerry Mulligan Tentet.
As envious sailors in Marina Del Rey looked on, the 183-foot dining yacht California Hornblower percolated to some varied sounds of jazz on a late Sunday afternoon. Once again, a big band--Ann…
The ongoing miracle of Stephane Grappelli kept unfolding Wednesday night at the Ambassador Auditorium. Even at 84, the great jazz violinist continues to tour the globe in amazingly optimum form…
On paper, John Pizzarelli's gig at the Catalina Bar and Grill Wednesday night might have seemed like another attempt to unveil a slick young purveyor of old tunes in the manner of Harry…