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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Philharmonic will resume subscription performances in September following a historic 18-month gap caused by the coronavirus pandemic, presenting a shortened schedule of 78 concerts in a season shifted from Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall while the orchestra’s home is remodeled.

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NEW YORK (AP) — For years Wayne Brady had been working on a one-man show about being a young Black man growing up in Orlando, but he could never finish the project.

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On Thursday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m., experience a professional big band jazz ensemble led by John Brown, director of the jazz program and assoc…

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The first time I saw Billy Kaye, in February 2017, was in New York at the weekly Monday Night Jam at the Jazz Foundation of America, a nonprofit that assists struggling musicians. He looked like he had just come out of a movie set from 1950, wearing a fedora, beautiful suit and shirt. I felt a little shy when I approached him — he was 84 then, 5 feet 5 inches tall and one of the most respected jazz musicians still playing at that age, and here I was, this 5-foot-10 German woman with a funny accent asking him whether I could follow him around to document his life in the years to come.

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Aretha Franklin, the former gospel singer who went on to reign over the music industry as the Queen of Soul with hit songs such as "Respect," "Chain of Fools" and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," has died. She was 76.

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Music pulls people to new dimensions. I’ve loved the Gipsy Kings for years. Their flamenco/rumba/funk has been part of some of my most powerfu…

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