Music



“We have been improvisers our entire lives; that’s what we do. Jazz is going to survive.”

  • Avery Kleinman
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The District DJ’s new band makes its debut at the Black Cat on Tuesday.

Charli XCX and Haim headline the All Things Go Fall Classic. Willow, Todd Rundgren and Queen Naija also perform this week.

His band played traditional jigs, reels, airs and ballads while also collaborating with artists including the Rolling Stones and Willie Nelson.

  • Perspective

Today’s pop hits tend to have stylized song titles. Does it change how we hear them?

A proposed strike had threatened the run of the Tony-winning musical and other performances.

The outdoor concert celebrated what would have been the 100th birthday of French horn player Julius Watkins.

  • Michael J. West
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He was known for the breadth of his repertoire, and folklorists regarded him as one of the last of the Black “songsters.”

To this day, few people, even former employees, agree on who assembled the list, who sent it, if it ever existed at all.

  • Allison Stewart
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The Chilean singer-songwriter will perform at the Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 11.

  • Maria F. Barrios
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Kaytranada, Waxahatchee, James Blake and Benny the Butcher perform this week.

  • Chris Kelly
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  • Review

At the 9:30 Club, the Nigerian singer draws from hip-hop, dancehall reggae and digital-age R&B.

  • Mark Jenkins
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He melded lyrical melodies and easy-on-the-ear harmonies with his own librettos to create several of the most enduring works in the American opera repertory.

  • Tim Page
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Inner Ear Studios, a legendary punk studio that launched bands like Fugazi and Scream, is set to be bought and torn down by Arlington County.

Known for his distinctive wardrobe and filigreed solos, he had a renewed career late in life.

  • Review

Noseda and Hahn bring power and personality to a program of Brahms and Price.

  • Review

Though the New York City-based duo’s albums pay homage to chill vintage sounds, their live show offers a dance-ready release.

  • Teta Alim
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‘Karen Dalton: In My Own Time’ tells the story of the musician who never found fame but became a cult favorite.

  • Erin Osmon
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What started as just a few random nights in Brooklyn to reunite and pay tribute to Freddie Hubbard and Lee Morgan has grown a long-working jazz band that draws from a deep well.

  • Shannon J. Effinger
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He and his band, the Lost Planet Airmen, had a Top 10 hit in the 1970s with “Hot Rod Lincoln.”

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