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03.21.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM

Summer Sizzle takes a hiatus

By Evan Rytlewski
Three months ago, one of the region's largest jazz gatherings, The Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival, announced that it was ending its run, and yesterday brought more bad news from another one of the Milwaukee area's endangered jazz festivals. The Summer Sizzle Third Ward Jazz Festival is going on hiatus, the Historic Third Ward Association announced, citing the neighborhood's crowded summer calendar. ...
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012

Live at Montreux 1975-1993 (Eagle Rock)

Her blistering voice was in good form for her performances at the annual Montreux Jazz Festival, sampled on a newly released live album. By the '70s, blues great Etta James was fronting a blues-rock band with a touch of soul organ and brass...