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March 23, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Jazz activist Roxy Coss to perform with jazz ensemble

By | Feb 19, 2019

It’s not every day that songs like “Nasty Women Grab Back” and “Feminist AF” are performed in the James J.

Review: Rap album is brief but bursting with emotion

By | Dec 3, 2018

“Some Rap Songs” is ambitious and unexpectedly artistic, presenting a fusion of influences and emotional verses without fanfare.

Review: Jeff Goldblum debuts vivacious jazz record

By | Nov 25, 2018

“The Capitol Studio Sessions” successfully portrays the sweet, sexy, silly, romantic messages the classics conveyed when they were first released

Professor trio jazzes things up in Ithaca community

By | Feb 14, 2018

“It was something to look forward to at the beginning of the week and something to give us energy toward the end of the week,” Lecturer Greg Evans said.

Whalen concert teaches children the fundamentals of jazz

By | Sep 20, 2017

“Ever since I could remember, the first time I heard jazz as a little kid, I thought, ‘this is music.’ It’s always spoken to me very directly.”

Music professor’s band brings local musicians together

By | Sep 6, 2017

We just want to bring beauty and joy and positive energy as often as we can to as many people as we can.

Intergenerational prom honors elderly community in Ithaca

By | Apr 9, 2017

The theme of the prom was An Evening At Gatsby’s, featuring jazz tunes from the ’20s. The event featured Italian food and jazz tunes from the ’20s.

New IC dance group defies style constraints and expectations

By | Feb 22, 2017

IC Defy’s dance repertoire includes ballet, hip-hop, jazz and contemporary. Each style is taught by a different student instructor each day.

Ithaca funk bands raise money for Southside Community Center

By | Feb 1, 2017

To raise awareness for homelessness in Tompkins County, the Delta Chapter of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia hosted the Sinfonia Ball Jan. 27 in the Whalen Center for Music.

Review: Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ sings the same old tune

By | Jan 20, 2017

Hollywood may like “La La Land,” but it doesn’t need it, not nearly as much as it needs new voices, new faces, new stories and new talent.

Review: ‘Big Boat’ demonstrates stellar funk-rock improvisation

By | Nov 4, 2016

The album, released Oct. 7, encapsulates the group’s classic funk sound in a fresh way.

Ithaca College community remembers business professor

By | Jan 24, 2016

Colleagues and students alike remembered Lifton, who taught at the college for 29 years, as an energetic man who cared deeply about his students and who was a top-notch professor.