Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Barbara Morrison’


Mad Catfish Blues

Mad Catfish Blues
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  “What do you scat when you scat?” asks Barbara Morrison during a performance at the Australian Music Institute. Someone in the audience answers, “Nonsense syllables.” Barbara: “Hey, I like you. Nonsense syllables. You try to get down into the intervals, you try to make sense of where the song is going—just by nonsense syllables.” […]

Levitt Pavilion Welcomes Summer

Levitt Pavilion Welcomes Summer

Father’s Day, June 15th, opens Levitt Pavilion Pasadena‘s summer of 50 free concerts. Jazz singer Barbara Morrision kicks things off Sunday evening with her jazz program. After a twenty-year career, Morrison has been called legendary, acclaimed, and compared to some of the greatest female jazz and blues singers. She’s appeared and performed with the likes of […]

Dancing on Main

Dancing on Main

It’s summer and it’s time to dance. Okay, tap a foot, sway to the rhythm—whatever helps the music surge through your veins. Descanso Gardens has two such offerings. One for jazz lovers, and the other for the whole family. Music on the Main is all about jazz. For 10 successive Thursday nights, the Main Lawn […]

Levitt Summer Season 2011

Levitt Summer Season 2011

After last weekend’s performances at Make Music Pasadena, music has officially arrived in town, and it’s here to stay for the summer. Next on the agenda is the beginning of Levitt Pavilion’s free summer concert series, which starts this Wednesday with marionettes (every Wednesday is Children’s Night) before the grown-up entertainment begins. The first week offers […]

Make Music, Pasadena!

Make Music, Pasadena!

World Music Day, or the Fête de la Musique as it is called in its country of origin, is this Monday. On it, musicians all over France will take to the streets and play, jam, rock, shred and otherwise produce the noises that we have come to classify as music. The Fête has spread to […]

Free Concerts This Weekend 7/4

Free Concerts This Weekend 7/4

We’ve hit full steam on the free summer concert season, although this July 4 weekend is a little lighter than most. Still, there’s more music than one person could listen to! Here’s what’s happening. Thursday, July 2 Delgado Brothers (American music) @ 8 p.m. Levitt Pavilion, 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena levittpavilionpasadena.org Friday, July 3 […]

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