Vocalist Mary Stallings, considered by many one of the great jazz singers, has also been called one of the best-kept secrets in vocal jazz …
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Share/Bookmark Marsha Lytle, chair of the 19th Annual Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines, is tired but excited about the 2012 edition of the local jazz festival. For example, she is looking forward to Mary Stalling’s performance on Saturday, Aug. 25, in the Barn. “I haven’t seen her in about 35 years. The last time […]
The Center for Prayer Mobilization hosted a retreat for artists this weekend. Janet Hyun from Upland,who leads an artist’s group in Los Angeles, brought 26 women from all over the state to participate in workshops and an art show throughout the weekend.
Piano man and arranger Keith Droste and jazz chanteuse Sherry Williams wrap the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series’ 13th edition with some sounds sweet, stirring and swinging.
Share/BookmarkIf you’re looking for one last getaway before the summer of 2012 fades into history, the Art Alliance of Idyllwild is hosting a town-wide event in the mile-high mountain village. It’s the Arts and Treasures Weekend and it’s one of the most colorful and spirited gatherings in Southern California. The event begins Friday morning, […]
Connie Kupka, violin, Edith Orloff, piano, David Speltz, cello and David Peck, clarinet played Peter Schickele’s music written for those four instruments at the first concert of the Distinguished Artist Chamber Music at Idyllwild Arts last week.
Share/BookmarkBrian Bromberg, headliner for the 19th Jazz in the Pines, has taken bass playing where no player has gone before, firmly establishing it as a melody instrument. He credits an epiphany that came early in his career with allowing him to find his musical calling and path. “I started playing drums as a kid,” […]
Idyllwild’s Pookie, of the Deesing family, is caught in the hair and makeup department prior to shooting a TV commercial last Monday Aug. 6 in Los Angeles. Pookie is no stranger to television; several years ago, she was also on “America’s Funniest Home Videos” in a clip shot while visiting Paris.