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DuSable Museum of African American History: Filling your mind, not your day

Chicago's DuSable Museum is not, at this point in its relatively brief history, an all-day experience. You can take in the permanent and special exhibitions and walk the parkland grounds in a scant few hours. But in a city packed with museums that'll test your endurance and your orienteering …

School District: Student Is Partly to Blame for Sex with Teacher

<b>Correction appended, Nov. 17, 2014</b><p>An underage girl can consent to sex with a teacher and her sexual history is relevant when considering who is …

TaxProf Blog

At today's 2014 National Lawyers Convention: <i>Millennials, Equity and the Rule of Law</i>:<p><b>Showcase Panel III: Higher Education: Run for the Benefit of</b> …

Crowdfunding Graduates: Who Is Tapping The Masses To Send You To College?

Cabell Maddux just wanted to start a scholarship in honor of his grandfather. He figured pooling family funds to help a student at The Virginia Military Institute– pop’s alma mater — pay for school would be the perfect way to celebrate the patriarch’s 82nd birthday. But he quickly learned that like …

Remembering The Late Jazz Titan Trumpeter Miles Davis On His Birthday

Today is the birthday of the late jazz trumpeter <b>Miles Davis</b>, who almost singlehandedly shaped, changed, influenced, and pioneered much of that genre …

Joe Wilder dies at 92; jazz trumpeter helped break racial barriers

When Joe Wilder was traveling with a band in 1949 and playing trumpet at a club in Chicago, his solos were disrupted by college kids shouting racial slurs.<p>In his low-key style, the dapper Wilder put them in their place: "I know you probably don't understand just how offensive this is," said Wilder, …

Heir To A Jazz Legacy, A Trumpeter Finds His Own Way

Jazz composer and trumpeter Theo Croker opens his new album, <i>AfroPhysicist</i>, with an ode to his grandfather: New Orleans jazz great Doc Cheatham. The thing is, Croker didn't grow up in New Orleans or any other jazz hub. He's from Jacksonville, Fla., and he was just a child when his grandfather died …

Trumpeter Sean Jones Excels on His Latest Im.pro.vise

Trumpeter Sean Jones was a featured voice on Nancy Wilson's Grammy award-winning album, <i>Turned to Blue</i>, from 2006. Since then he has been associated with Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra lending his taut, clean lines to the sound of that formidable ensemble. Now, at 36 years of age, …

'Keep On' pays homage to jazz trumpeter and mentor Clark Terry

For much of his long, prolific career, jazz trumpeter Clark Terry has been a passionate and generous teacher as well as a performer, mentoring Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, among others. Alan Hicks, one of the young musicians to have enjoyed Clark's friendship and support, pays tribute to him in …

NEWS: Trumpeter Marquis Hill wins 2014 Monk Institute Competition

The winner of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz 2014 International Jazz Trumpet Competition, held last night in Los Angeles, is 27 year old</b> …

Chicago musician wins major competition

Marquis Hill, a rising Chicago trumpeter who teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has won one of the most prestigious jazz competitions in the world.<p>On Sunday evening in Los Angeles Hill took first place in the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition, according to …

Jazz picks: Miguel Zenon, Pharoah Sanders and more

<i>A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming this weekend.</i><p><b>Ross Hammond and Jeff Parker at Battery Books</b><p>Though guitarist Ross Hammond is based in Sacramento, he deserves honorary local status in his many collaborations with fixtures on the L.A. improvised music scene that include Vinnie Golia …