Monterey Jazz Festival, at 60, still manages to honor its past and cultivate its future

Monterey Jazz Festival, at 60, still manages to honor its past and cultivate its future
Featuring: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Leslie Odom Jr., Common, Regina Carter, Chris Thile, Brad Mehldau, Kenny Barron and many more When: Sept. 15-17. Friday, 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, 12:30 to 11 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 10 p.m. Where …
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Jazz pianist Robert Lepley back on the keys after career as a minister
When Robert Lepley sits at the piano to jam with fellow musicians at Treme blues and jazz club in Islip, the first thing you notice is his broad smile. Even before breaking into “MacDougal St., NYC,” an original piece he wrote that’s also the title …
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Spyro Gyra’s Tom Schuman to headline Christmas City Jazz Festival
Tom Schuman is a great pianist, and as a longtime member of the world renowned fusion jazz group Spyro Gyra, he contributed to the band’s Grammy-nominated music. When he appears as headliner Saturday at the second annual Christmas City Jazz Festival in …
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Smith’s 30 pts leads NC State past Loyola of Chicago, 79-77.

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Smith’s 30 pts leads NC State past Loyola of Chicago, 79-77.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Dennis Smith Jr. is back to playing like himself. Still, he looked like someone else to the opposing coach. Smith scored a career-high 30 points to help North Carolina State beat Loyola-Chicago 79-77 on Saturday. Torin Dorn added 20 …
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Syracuse drops in Associated Press college basketball poll
Syracuse, N.Y. — The Syracuse Orange, which was ranked 18th in last week’s Associated Press college basketball poll, fell four spots after suffering its first loss of the season on Saturday. Syracuse, which lost 64-50 to South Carolina on Saturday at the …
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Duquesne Holds Off Cleveland St. Rally In 78-71 Win
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Mike Lewis II scored 20 points while Darius Lewis and Josh Steel each scored 13 and Duquesne held off Cleveland State for a 78-71 win on Sunday to conclude the Bluegrass Showcase. Eric James made a pair of free throws to put Duquesne up …
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