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The Chronicle Playlist: Classic Jazz Hits

The Chronicle Playlist: Classic Jazz Hits

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

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, Arts Writer

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, Arts Editor

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 ...

The Top 10 Sports Moments in the State of Utah

The Top 10 Sports Moments in the State of Utah

October 8, 2014

In honor of the Sports Issue, the sports desk at The Daily Utah Chronicle decided to sit down and rank the ten greatest sporting moments in the state of Utah. Here is what we came up with:   10. Real Salt Lake wins the MLS Cup On Nov. 22, 2009, after decades of waiting, Utah sports fans got to cel...

Flop to the top, not an opt-out for Jazz

Flop to the top, not an opt-out for Jazz

November 20, 2013

It was the night before the NBA Draft, and all through the land, every NBA team was drooling, especially Jazz fans. A season’s worth of losing would bring them back from the dead, with visions of drafting Parker or Wiggins dancing in their heads. For Jazz fans, Christmas won’t come in December,...

Red Zone – 25 Feb 2013

February 28, 2013

Today's show has an old school feel to it with Zach starting off on his own. Soon thereafter Kyle joins the show and unsurprisingly, NBA dominates the conversation. Former Seattle Supersonic and current Oklahoma City Thunder fan Kyle Iblaka-Flaka Flame Copier gives his thoughts on the new NBA franchise...

Gershwin brothers to be honored at Kingsbury

Gershwin brothers to be honored at Kingsbury

February 28, 2013

U students are too young to appreciate the musical genius of brothers George and Ira Gershwin. Popular in the musical world nearly 100 years ago, their music is not even played on any oldies stations. More likely, it is heard on an old record player. This does not mean it is not worth listening to, ...

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