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The Chronicle Playlist: Classic Jazz Hits

The Chronicle Playlist: Classic Jazz Hits

By Abigail Bowé

August 2, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/42WKElAijYJI4My0v9qTRT?si=GiCLjvNkSQaWA3GXNVDzRw With July coming to an end — television ads, supermarket ads and others begin to remind us it's almost time to head back to class again. It's late summer now, sadly. Still, these precious weeks are a great...

Excellence in the Community Brings Social Dancing Back to Utah

Excellence in the Community Brings Social Dancing Back to Utah

By Abigail Raasch

August 1, 2019

  Throughout history, social dancing has been an integral part of many communities. During times of struggle and hardship, people would join together with good music and dance it out. We now live in a generation where dancing isn’t as much of a cultural norm. Our world has had the wonderful...

World-Renowned Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to Take Center Stage at the U

World-Renowned Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to Take Center Stage at the U

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

April 11, 2019

  On April 11, the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Repertory Ensemble will perform at Fine Arts West with special guest Wycliffe Gordon, who will be playing the trombone and singing. Gordon is an esteemed musician, conductor, composer and arranger. He has received numerous awards, including the 2017 Inte...

Gordon and Connie Hanks: The Hearts of Jazz in SLC

Gordon and Connie Hanks: The Hearts of Jazz in SLC

By Palak Jayswal

March 7, 2019

  Gordon and Connie Hanks live, breathe and love jazz music. They are appropriately dubbed “icons of the Salt Lake jazz community” and have been working their entire lives to bring wonderful music to life here in the area. Both alumni of the University of Utah, the Hanks are the force an...

‘Xx’ Modern Senior Concerts: The Neapolitan Ice Cream of Dance

‘Xx’ Modern Senior Concerts: The Neapolitan Ice Cream of Dance

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

March 3, 2019

  What is modern dance? “Xx,” a two-part performance series, answered this question: it is whatever a choreographer desires and produces. Over the course of the academic year, the University of Utah modern dance undergraduate seniors have been taking concepts and dreams from their everyday ...

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