Tag Archives: jazz

Album Review: Corinne Bailey Rae – The Heart Speaks In Whispers

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Corinne Bailey Rae recently released her third studio album, “The Heart Speaks in Whispers,” in 2016. Bailey Rae is a British R&B artist originally from Leeds, England. Her debut into the music world was over a decade ago with her self-titled album in 2006, which earned her a Grammy nomination at the beginning of her career. Between each of her ... Read More »

Album Review: Norah Jones – The Fall

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Norah Jones recorded her fourth studio album, “The Fall,” in 2009. At this point in her career, Jones has already established herself as a successful contemporary jazz artist. On her previous three albums, Jones has featured both covers of famous jazz standards and her own work, which is often a fusion of jazz, country and blues styles. The same foundations ... Read More »

Afterimages Takes the Stage

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Ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, swing, hip-hop and more. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 2016 production of Afterimages. Afterimages is an annual dance showcase that is complexly student-directed, danced, choreographed and designed. Anna Kurzynski is a dance major as well as a student dancer, choreographer and director in Afterimages. “This is one of my ... Read More »

Swing, Swing, Swing: UWSP’s Benny Goodman Approved Tuesday Night

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Twirling partners, dancing feet, jazz music and having a ball: Any Swing Goes has it all. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student club organizes weekly events where anyone can come and learn how to swing dance. On Tuesday night, participants filed into the dance studio of UWSP’s Health Enhancement Center to kick of their shoes and enjoy an evening of ... Read More »

Swing, Swing, Swing: UWSP’s Benny Goodman Approved Tuesday Night

Any Swing Goes practicing at the Health Enhancement Center. Photo courtesy of Colton Oltesvig.

Twirling partners, dancing feet, jazz music and having a ball: Any Swing Goes has it all. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student club, Any Swing Goes, organizes weekly events where anyone can come and learn how to swing dance. On Tuesday night, participants filed into the dance studio of UWSP’s Health Enhancement Center to kick off their shoes and enjoy ... Read More »

Jazz Up Your Mondays at The Brewhaus

Photo courtesy of Zachary Finnegan.

Sitting in The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Basement Brewhaus on Sept. 26 at 8 p.m., finger snapping, knee tapping, melodious jazz tunes could be heard at the first Jazz Jam Night of the year. Zachary Finnegan, senior and president of The Jazz Society, came up with the idea to start a partnership with The Basement Brewhaus in order to host ... Read More »

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Performs Music For Elderly

Jazz on the street

The residents of Northridge Assisted Living were taken back in time by the men of Phi Mu Alpha. The local chapter of this nationwide music fraternity consists of 15 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student musicians who share a common love of music as well as the desire of providing service to the community. At least once a semester the fraternity ... Read More »