music

No rest for Jazz Fest Jazz musicians prepare for Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
02.21.2018

The opportunity for immersion in both the jazz community and the comforting sounds that play alongside the genre’s nuances will return starting Thursday. Jazz musicians and performers have been coming to the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival for over 50 years, joining icons like Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald, who appeared in the past. “There’s a……

A music, movie movement A recent run of strong movie soundtracks signals a changing trend in how we consume film
02.16.2018

  Movie soundtracks are an interesting subset of today’s music. With the slow death of CDs and physical records, there will probably never be another soundtrack that sells 17 million copies like Whitney Houston’s production for “The Bodyguard”. However, the cultural and commercial impacts of soundtracks in today’s world cannot be denied. In fact, we……

The best of the best A weekly album review segment
02.14.2018

   2016 brought hip-hop an experimental blessing in disguise. Danny Brown’s “Atrocity Exhibition” was a chaotic representation of a man attempting to break the antiquated chains of the genre. In 2018, a spiritual successor to this album emerged from rapper and producer Barrington Hendricks, whose stage name is JPEGMAFIA. By carefully taking a cookie-cutter approach……

Auditorium Chamber Music Series welcomes Ying Quartet — The Ying String Quartet performed as part of the 2018 Auditorium Chamber Music Series
01.26.2018

The Administration Building auditorium was nearly filled to the brim Thursday with Auditorium Chamber Music Series (ACMS) attendees ready to listen to a performance by the Ying String Quartet. The Ying Quartet performed as part of the 2011-12 ACMS season and their return to Moscow presented the opportunity to connect with the community further. “It……