Tag: jazz

Annual Festival Helps Unite Local Jazz Community

Mason school of jazz invites community to learn and celebrate the music BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR In and around Harris Theater, the Mason school of jazz along with a collection of visiting high school and professional jazz bands, held…

Hidden Hangouts: Sotto

A place looking to bring back the golden age of jazz in Washington  BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR I love jazz. I’m unashamed to say it. I like it more than hip-hop, R&B, neo-soul, pop music, complex orchestral scores written…

Mason Jazz Guitar Night at Epicure Cafe

Musicians from the Shawn Purcell Studio entertain BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER On Saturday, Oct. 5, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., students and alumni from Professor Shawn Purcell’s studio gathered at Epicure Cafe in Fairfax to perform for family…

REVIEW: The allure of “La La Land”

BY BASMA HUMADI (Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for those who have not yet seen the film.) “La La Land” swept away the Golden Globes this year by winning all seven awards it was nominated for, setting the record…

Concert time: Jazz in Washington, D.C.

BY KELLY FOSTER, STAFF WRITER For recent events across the Washington D.C. area and around the Mason community, The Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History offered a chance for students to hear musicians Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis play…