After a two-year absence, the Tucson Jazz Society returns to St. Philip’s Plaza, opening its three-concert Jazz Under the Stars series on Sunday with singer Delphine Cortez and the Joel Robin Quartet.
Take Three, a series of jazz concerts for all ages at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, will kick off Saturday.
Christine Vivona and Rob Boone will perform a jazz concert with their band on Sunday at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church.
Having studied and played the harp for 40 years, Christine Vivona wants to break the instrument out of its classical music bonds and show audiences how jazzy it can be with the right touch.
The adult forum series "Explore the Religious/Spiritual Component of Jazz" at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church continues on two Sundays in July - this Sunday and July 28 - at 10:15 a.m. in the East Gallery at the church.
Avant garde fusion musician Frank Zappa, second from right, and his children, Dweezil, left and Moon Unit, join talk show host David Brenner, right, at a taping in New York, Sept. 24, 1986. Brenner holds up a necktie given to Frank Zappa upon entering a posh eatery earlier in the day, which …
"If you want to have fun and a good time, this would be the place to be. Because we will have some fun," Joe Bourne says.
When local jazz stalwart Joe Bourne steps out on stage, he starts with a plan that's always open to adjustment depending on the rhythms of the night.
Tucson guitarist Gabriel Ayala develops a musical piece with his namesake quintet during the World Class Summer Series, a program organized by Loews Ventana Canyon and the Tucson Jazz Society.
Eric Hines plays percussion with the Gabriel Ayala Quintet.
Tucson musician Troy Gray backs up a tune on electric bass.
A crowd takes in the show at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 N. Resort Drive. The show was last Sunday. Next up in the concert series is "The West Coast Cool Show!" on July 5.
Live jam at The Allen Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center, May 10, 2013. Alex Melnychuck; trumpet, et al. Guest Ted Nash, alto sax (Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra member).
Singer Ella Fitzgerald, left, receives her seventh Grammy Award as top female vocalist for 1962 in Las Vegas on May 17, 1963. Van Alexander, President of the Hollywood chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Science, flew to Las Vegas to present the award. (AP Photo)
On the last day of the NBA season Wednesday, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony won his first scoring title, and Golden State's Stephen Curry set a record for three-pointers in a season.
The Lakers' Pau Gasol shoots over Houston's Terrence Jones. Gasol recorded his seventh career triple-double.
LOS ANGELES - Steve Blake scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added his seventh career triple-double, and the Lakers secured the West's No. 7 playoff seed with a 99-95 overtime win over Houston on Wednesday night.
Jazz musician Chris Botti.