Posts Tagged ‘Grammy Award’

Eddie Daniels 58/59 Performing Arts get together, 11/2010. NYC

Jazz Fest 2018

Clarinetist/saxophonist Eddie Daniels joins Chick Corea, Alvin Waddles and more at the Detroit Jazz Festival — plus other Labor Day fun. In the heart of Detroit, jazz fans will get a sense of the heart of Brazil. That’s the musical mood intended when clarinetist-saxophonist Eddie Daniels appears with a group of instrumentalists at this year’s…

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Leonard Slatkin

We Can Be Heroes

The DSO honors supporters Penny and Harold Blumenstein and Leonard Slatkin. Although Leonard Slatkin has had a role very different from those of Penny and Harold Blumenstein in advancing the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), all three share a commitment to encouraging musical interests in young people. That shared commitment has resulted in their selection for…

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Klezmatics trumpeter Frank London backs up a niggun.

A Diamond Evening

PHOTOS By Jerry Zolynsky More than 800 people celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Jewish News and honored the Davidson-Gerson-Wetsman-Saulson family as exemplars of multi-generational community leadership May 3 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek. The Grammy-winning Klezmatics brought the crowd to its feet with its rollicking music. Proceeds from the event benefited the independent nonprofit Detroit…

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Allee Willis

The Queen Of Everything

Detroit-native Allee Willis comes home to celebrate an extra-awesome year. “Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts Of men who need more than they get.” Poetry? Yes. But chances are, you’ve grooved along on a dance floor — in a club, in your home, in your mind’s eye while driving to work — belting out this…

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Time Travel

This week’s edition of the Jewish News publishes on the same day (May 3) that a sold-out audience will gather at JN75 for the paper’s 75th Diamond Anniversary Legacy Gala, the most prestigious event at the synagogue since my wedding 34 years ago. The evening features the Klezmatics, the only klezmer band to win a…

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Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet! Photo by: Matthew Murphy

Waiting For Goffman

Actor, singer, musician and more Devon Goffman brings his talents to Detroit with On Your Feet! In a musical that celebrates the achievements of Cuban immigrants and the Cuban-Latin music they introduced to American audiences, Devon Goffman plays a Jewish role. He is record producer Phil in On Your Feet!, the show defining the hurdles…

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The Klezmatics Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

Rollicking & Rebellious

The Grammy-winning Klezmatics bring their high-energy music to Detroit to help celebrate the JN’s 75th anniversary. The Klezmatics aren’t just the best band in the klezmer vanguard; on a good night, they can rank among the greatest bands on the planet.” And Time Out New York knows what it’s talking about. More than three decades…

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